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#1 TheDetroitRedWings

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 09:33 PM

Just happened to catch this little nugget a few min ago. Apparently, Tootoo might miss the rest of preseason with a minor shoulder injury. But according to Ken Holland, he will be ready to go for game 1 of the regular season. So it looks like Tootoo won't be cut or traded before the season starts afterall. For me, this is great news. Personally, I love what he brings to the table. And considering the general style of play in the east, Tootoo is exactly what this team needs on their 4th line. That's not to say he couldn't be traded near the trade-deadline. But for now, I'm happy we'll be starting the season with that little firecracker.

 

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 09:40 PM

good cause the wings need an enforcer in the east and i think he could have been huge in the playoffs



#3 St. Michael (the Red Wing)

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 09:56 PM

Real good cause if stuff that happens like tonight in the Toronto vs Buffalo preseason game. 

 

Tootoo will be needed. 



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Posted 22 September 2013 - 09:57 PM

Real good cause if stuff that happens like tonight in the Toronto vs Buffalo preseason game. 

 

Tootoo will be needed. 

 

Just posted the same thing in that thread.



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Posted 22 September 2013 - 09:59 PM

Great news!



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Posted 22 September 2013 - 10:02 PM

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 10:19 PM

I'm good with this news. Tootoo is useful.

Unfortunately, I think this means Nyquist goes to GRs unless Holland has a trade in the works or he's secretly hoping Sammy hurts his boob again.
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Posted 22 September 2013 - 10:24 PM

I'm good with this news. Tootoo is useful.

Unfortunately, I think this means Nyquist goes to GRs unless Holland has a trade in the works or he's secretly hoping Sammy hurts his boob again.

 

Send sammy to the minors (cause god he looked awful again) Helm on LTIR to start, and start Eaves on LTIR and ship him to the minors when he is game ready again. that should clear enough cap space and player spots. Tatar andy and Nyquist is a wicked line better than the Nyquist andy Brunner line from last year, don't want to break that chemistry they have up, especially cause they are a booming young line with experience playing together in GR already



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Posted 22 September 2013 - 10:54 PM

You know I was mad when we signed him but now I like his play and wish he would be used much more I hope your right and we keep him but the problem is we have to get rid of a couple of guys and soon
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Posted 22 September 2013 - 11:25 PM

Very happy to hear this!



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Posted 22 September 2013 - 11:35 PM

<Doing a kind of wiggly happy dance>

 

I'm a happy girl now.  If the boys stick to the injury schedule, we'll be able to work everyone in with no trades.



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Posted 23 September 2013 - 12:05 AM

This is great news indeed, I was diggin' when Babs put out a checking line against Bawston the other day of McIntyre, Abby, TooToo...Though I was thinking of Bertuzzi Abby TooToo, pretty serious line there, you know when it's "crunch" time...


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Posted 23 September 2013 - 01:14 AM

<Doing a kind of wiggly happy dance>
 
I'm a happy girl now.  If the boys stick to the injury schedule, we'll be able to work everyone in with no trades.

Glad I don't have to change my signature. I want Tootoo as a fourth line regular. We will have plenty of skill guys to rotate in and out. We only have a handful of grinders and Tootoo will have a role every game in the East.

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Posted 23 September 2013 - 01:17 AM

Good news, I hope he lands a regular roster spot.
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Posted 23 September 2013 - 01:48 AM

Anyone think that maybe Holland said he would be ready because he wants to trade him?



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Posted 23 September 2013 - 02:31 AM

Anyone think that maybe Holland said he would be ready because he wants to trade him?

 

You never know. It very well could be to pump up his trade value by showing that Detroit have publicly said they will keep Tootoo. I hope it's not the trade value boost, as I'm looking forward him to being on our roster all year! :thumbup:


Edited by thegerkin, 23 September 2013 - 02:32 AM.


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Posted 23 September 2013 - 02:45 AM

I wouldn't put too much stock in this.

 

Not that I don't want Tootoo in the lineup, mind you. (I do.)


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Posted 23 September 2013 - 06:09 AM

I agree, this didn't sound like an absolute verification.  If anyone would offer anything for Tootoo, I think the Wings would take it.  They just don't have a lot of good options right now, due to the Cleary signing.  Sending Eaves and Samuelsson down does not give them significant cap relief. 



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Posted 23 September 2013 - 06:20 AM

Holland may have said that Tootoo would be ready to go for game one, but it doesn't sound like he said anything about which team he'll be playing for when that game comes.

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Posted 23 September 2013 - 06:40 AM

I agree, this didn't sound like an absolute verification.  If anyone would offer anything for Tootoo, I think the Wings would take it.  They just don't have a lot of good options right now, due to the Cleary signing.  Sending Eaves and Samuelsson down does not give them significant cap relief. 

 

As long as Helm's out, they don't need significant cap relief.  The Wings will only be ~$200k over the cap with him on LTIR.  If Eaves is out on LTIR too to start the season, Kenny's got to move at least one player off the roster that will clear that $200k.  That player can't be Sammy since his cap relief if he ends up in GR is only $100k.  Looking more & more to me like Nyquist starts the season in the minors unless Kenny pulls a rabbit out of his hat. 

 

Edit to correct: If Eaves is out for a few weeks on LTIR, that actually solves the Wings cap issue & Kenny can move anyone, even Sammy, down to GR.  Too early in the morning for me to work numbers I guess.  Still think it ends up being Nyquist on the short end of the stick though.


Edited by ogreslayer, 23 September 2013 - 07:04 AM.






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