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Wings have the #1 & #2 most overpaid players (per point) in the NH

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#21 rking72



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Posted 11 May 2014 - 09:01 AM

I think Kenny's blind devotion to current and former Wings is his biggest weakness by far.  It is not even always an age thing.  He has way overpaid to re-sign players of all ages.

#22 haroldsnepsts



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Posted 11 May 2014 - 09:14 AM

Krupp was worse, but the fact that those are his worst mistakes in that many years speaks to how good he is.


The thing is, his mistakes are starting to pile up in recent years.  

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Posted 11 May 2014 - 01:18 PM

The thing is, his mistakes are starting to pile up in recent years.  




Cleary over Nyquist


Ericsson's six-year extension

Franzen's lifetime contract

Howard's six-year extension




Weiss (?)


It certainly hasn't been all bad, and I do think we're still lucky to have him at the helm. But he's been slipping.

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#24 haroldsnepsts



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Posted 11 May 2014 - 01:38 PM

I forgot all about Ericsson's extension.  I wouldn't put it in the same boat as the Sammy signing, but 6 years is longer than ideal. 


I'd add extending Kindl for 4 years to your list.  And Weiss is still TBD. 

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Posted 11 May 2014 - 02:58 PM

Well this stat is interesting, it does not tell the whole story and is a bit misleading (injuries). The one name on the list that is baffling is Clarkson. 

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Posted 11 May 2014 - 03:31 PM

I have a gut feeling David Clarkson owes Satan his soul for those years in NJ. I mean, he didn't have to look far to make a deal now did he?



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Posted 11 May 2014 - 04:41 PM


The thing is, his mistakes are starting to pile up in recent years.  


Its weird, he's been really bad at signing + trading, but his performance in the draft in the same period has been exemplary, including repeatedly trading down (with success).









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Edited by Nev, 11 May 2014 - 04:41 PM.

"If I can be totally honest, it's not a lot of guys you get impressed by. Actually, it's no one else but him. From the bench, to see what move he makes -- you're like, 'I wish I could do that.' Sometimes you sit on the bench and just think, 'wow,' and you look over to the other bench and they sit there and shake their heads, too. He has great, great skills. I'm probably not going to play with another player who has the kind of skills he has." Mikael Samuelsson on Pavel Datsyuk

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Posted 11 May 2014 - 05:12 PM

Boy do I ever hope Weiss gets healthy and has a great season next year. Good guy, good player, just a rough patch.


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Posted 12 May 2014 - 06:43 AM

Weiss will be healthy next year and get 50-60 points.  I'm not worried about him one bit.  He hustled his ass off every shift and that's with a sports hernia and groin injury from day one.  You can tell the effort is there, he just needs to be healthy and get a few bounces.

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