Who's to say that he doesn't make the fourth line or at least get a call up here and there? Even if he only gets 2 call ups I hope it's against Dallas and Ottawa .
Are people really pissed off about a depth signing probably around league minimum? Just be happy the Wings finallyGriffins have a winger who has great size and will win some battles along the boards.
You know who's to say if me makes or doesn't make the fourth line? The coaching staff.
You know who else has a say in it: Eric Tangradi. If he plays like a house on fire and beats out someone like Ferraro, so be it.
I have no problem with him as a depth forward. It's a smart signing.
Do I think he's going to get specific call ups play play specific "hard-edged, tougher" teams? No way in hell.
We have a few on here that think any sort of toughness or someone who will drop the gloves is worthless. Just ignore them. I still like watching big hits and fights. And I'm sure some others do as well. Not everyone wants pansy hockey.
I love big hits and fights, but I also want skill. A marriage of both would be phenomenal, but it's hard in this day and age when the league is shifting more and more towards skill. Big hits and fights are great, but just because we don't have someone that will drop the gloves doesn't make it pansy hockey. It's just the game now.
Can't belive there are 3 pages about a guy that will play on the 4th line of the Griffins
You obviously haven't been around very long.
I'm surprised Brian McGrattan hasn't been brought into the conversation yet.
If Babs goes to Buffalo, it will be an ongoing story line for next few years to see which coach can bring their respective teams to respectability. As an indicator, let's say the 1st team to make it to the playoffs. I'll say McLellan.
It'll take three years for either of them to get more win in a season than Blashill. There's your respectability.
Posted by DickieDunn
on 24 January 2015 - 11:29 AM
Holland should trade for an elite defenseman and a power forward. But only if he can get them for guys I don't really like. And if he doesn't get that done, I'll spend the next 8 months telling everyone how badly he failed and that a GOOD GM would have been able to do it, because 5 average to bad players equals one really good player. Like that time I went to a BMW dealer and tried to talk him into trading me a brand new Z4 in exchange for an '02 Mountaineer, a '09 Ranger, an '87 Escort, and '86 Daytona, a transmission from an old Cutlass Supreme, an '89 Blazer, a '91 Taurus with a blown up engine, and my weird uncle's old Camaro. That's like 7 cars plus a tranny for ONE car, super great deal.
Posted by krsmith17
on 01 December 2014 - 12:19 PM
No Frank, $4.25M is not an overpayment for Quincey at all. Ehrhoff is supposed to be much better offensively and only has 1 goal and 7 assists in 23 games for the Pens. Quincey is better defensively in my opinion. Quincey is only making $0.25M more than Ehrhoff, who took a discount, to play in Pittsburgh with Crosby and Malkin so he could pad his stats on a one year deal to cash in next offseason. So far that isn't working our real well for him. Would I trade Quincey for Ehrhoff straight up? Absolutely. But to say that Quincey isn't earning his contract this season is just not right.