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#61 WingsAlways

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Posted 25 January 2014 - 07:04 PM

It's about damn time, I don't see anyone claiming him though.



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Posted 25 January 2014 - 07:11 PM

I think Sammy was the scapegoat a lot. He IMO isn't even the worst player on the team but it would take some kind of miracle for him to get out of Babcocks doghouse.

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Posted 25 January 2014 - 07:13 PM

To me it's the whole thing. I can't believe Holland gave him a raise AND the NTC on that term.

I'll be surprised if anyone picks him up.

Sammy waived, Tootoo waived. Doesn't provide much relief but at least Holland is admitting his mistakes and starting to put his awful signings from that offseason behind him.

 

I'm no longer surprised by NTC's, GM's seem to hand them out like candy on Halloween. 


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Posted 25 January 2014 - 07:14 PM

Kindl and Cleary next... Both absolutely useless. Bertuzzi I like to keep around, good in shootouts.

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Posted 25 January 2014 - 07:51 PM

I'm no longer surprised by NTC's, GM's seem to hand them out like candy on Halloween.


Specifically I was surprised by the raise AND the term AND the NTC. Seems like one or two of those should've made the deal more favorable, but apparently not.

Holland finally throws cash around to bring in a free agent and he does it for friggin Samuelsson.

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Posted 25 January 2014 - 08:03 PM

Glad Holland admitted his mistake.  This signing was a waste of time like we all thought.  


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Posted 25 January 2014 - 08:19 PM

 

Could an offer of a coaching position be right around the corner?


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Posted 25 January 2014 - 08:33 PM

Just saw this and it made me very excited!


Kindl and Cleary next... Both absolutely useless. Bertuzzi I like to keep around, good in shootouts.

Cleary should be, Tuzzi should be cause shootouts can't be the only reason to keep him around.  Kindl should be trade bait.


I like this team.


#69 St. Michael (the Red Wing)

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Posted 25 January 2014 - 08:44 PM

praise the lord


Kindl and Cleary next... Both absolutely useless. Bertuzzi too I like to keep around, good in shootouts.

 

fixed that for you



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Posted 25 January 2014 - 08:47 PM

Thank you god!
Get me a real fourth line Kenny!

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Posted 25 January 2014 - 09:01 PM

Specifically I was surprised by the raise AND the term AND the NTC. Seems like one or two of those should've made the deal more favorable, but apparently not.Holland finally throws cash around to bring in a free agent and he does it for friggin Samuelsson.


Sammy's contract was a disaster from the start, and has only gotten worse with time.

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#72 Red Crazy

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Posted 25 January 2014 - 09:03 PM

Sammy being waived means very little. Now if he is claimed then the party can start but I can`t see that happening. Bert is going nowhere and either is Cleary. 



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Posted 25 January 2014 - 09:09 PM

Think there's a very good chance Bertuzzi is next

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Posted 25 January 2014 - 10:54 PM

keep cleaning out he dead weight. No it will not help us much cap wise until the summer. But man I am tired of seeing crap on the ice when there are kids ready to play. No not all of them will make it, but we can't know that until they play.



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Posted 25 January 2014 - 11:11 PM

Never a sweeter $100,000 cap relief...


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Posted 26 January 2014 - 12:31 AM

INSTANT IMPROVEMENT! YESSSS!



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Posted 26 January 2014 - 12:48 AM

Maybe Canucks on a reclamation project to play with Sedins?  



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Posted 26 January 2014 - 01:06 AM

Sucks to be ahl scratched sammy

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Posted 26 January 2014 - 02:09 AM

I'm wondering if Sammy was waived so late so that another team could take on the rest of his salary which would be around 1.2M for the rest of the season? Of course this waiver was to create a roster spot above all. 



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Posted 26 January 2014 - 03:00 AM

I think Sammy was the scapegoat a lot. He IMO isn't even the worst player on the team but it would take some kind of miracle for him to get out of Babcocks doghouse.

Are you kidding me?? He has been given the opportunity again and again without anything to show for it. He has absolutely beenthe worst player on the roster imo.
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