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BadgerBob

Member Since 08 Jan 2013
Offline Last Active Feb 26 2015 07:21 PM
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In Topic: Official 2015 NHL Trade Deadline Thread

26 February 2015 - 07:15 PM

I've read this reference a few times now could someone share some light on this? Is Clarkson drinking a lot of water?

 

Not sure if you're joking, but here: 

 

The shift after, Bertuzzi asks if he's the water bottle police.


In Topic: Is Jimmy Our Playoff Goalie?

24 February 2015 - 11:50 PM

 How bout trading Jimmy and have a Gus/Mrazek tandem? jk.

 

If he fetches us a good defender I wouldn't be upset about this.


In Topic: Getzlaf calls Ovechkin a diver, O says "I have hair"

17 February 2015 - 09:53 PM

I saw what Getzlaf called a dive. He took a shot when Ovie had his back to him because he didn't like getting checked into the boards. Ovie just got up right away and didn't look to a ref to sell anything. 


In Topic: Do we need a trade to get our offence going ?

13 February 2015 - 07:41 PM

Take out Mantha, make the pick a conditional 2nd if Franson resigns, and Toronto needs to retain 2-3m on Kessel for it to work.

 

I wish, but I don't think Toronto would realistically take that.

 

Pretty fair deal, provided Franson re-signed, but I don't think it would work for us cap-wise.

 

Right. I wish Capgeek was still available for scenarios like this, but my guess is it wouldn't leave us much room to retain key players.


In Topic: Do we need a trade to get our offence going ?

13 February 2015 - 07:05 PM

http://thehockeywrit...uch-for-kessel/

 

This article quotes a hockey analytics researcher who has a hypothetical situation:

 

TOR gets: Pulkinnen, Kindl, Lashoff, Oulett, Mantha, and a 1st.

 

DET gets: Franson and Kessel

 

Would you guys do it? Seem like a fair trade? I'd be nervous giving up all that talent, but that roster looks awesome. Seeing Kessel on Datsyuk's wing would be crazy.