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#2570246 Mike McKee

Posted by MasterPavel on 12 February 2015 - 08:08 AM

His job isn't to score goals just wait till he will be with the team, opponents will for sure "feel" his impact soon enough, so excited for this prospect.

The days of having a guy that can only be tough are over, especially in this franchise. You have to at least be a shut down defender ala glendening.

#2569388 2015 Draft

Posted by MasterPavel on 08 February 2015 - 11:47 AM

Provorov and Carlsson are lefties, the others will definitely be gone. Roy is small, and Spencer is a right handed Kyle Quincy. We need either one of them like Franzen needs another concussion. However there will be value in the 2nd and beyond. You don't pass on a Greenway or Lööke if available in the mid twenties for a dman that could be replaced with very little drop off in the 2nd. But carry on with your dman agenda

#2548856 Mantha getting closer.

Posted by MasterPavel on 14 November 2014 - 03:30 PM

Come on man! Have a little faith bro. Dats should be back, and we usually play well against the hawks.

Am I the only one having a hard time deciding which game to watch?  The one where Anthony Mantha begins his professional career?  Or the one where the Chicago Blackhawks humiliate my favorite team?

#2542287 Weiss

Posted by MasterPavel on 18 October 2014 - 08:11 PM

Probably should have kept Filpula. I was all for signing Weiss instead of Valteri, but at least Holland and I were wrong...

#2531156 Wings re-sign Cleary $1.5 mill + $1mill in game bonuses

Posted by MasterPavel on 10 July 2014 - 04:22 PM

Babs probably wanted Cleary. I just don't get it. If you want him around the locker room for leadership give him some bull s*** job. This is exactly why top free agents don't want to play for the wings anymore.

#2528586 2014 Offseason League Signings and Trades

Posted by MasterPavel on 01 July 2014 - 04:01 PM

Blah. I'm pissed. Literally, no one wants to sign here. I bet you Holland did offer him the same amount but he didn't want to come here. Can't keep blaming Holland. We're not a destination anymore. 

That is a perfect reason to blame him. Why aren't we a destination anymore? Probably falls on the GM not making the team a legit contender since 2010 right?

#2526995 Wings "in the mix" for Iginla

Posted by MasterPavel on 29 June 2014 - 04:46 PM

I wouldn't mind Iginla in a Wings uniform but I think he is starting to get too old. Maybe 3 years ago I would have wanted him. #TooOld

He has two good years left at a minimum.

#2526042 2014 draft thoughts.

Posted by MasterPavel on 27 June 2014 - 06:07 AM

That is a terrible idea. So we would give up a 30 goal scorer that without we wouldn't have been in the playoffs. Plus a potential 30 goal scoring power forward for a guy who most people project as a borderline 1, strong 2 dman. Ekblad is no Doughty or Weber...

Offer them our first Nyquist and Jurco Ekblads potential is sky high him at Dekeyser at the blueline would be an unbelievable pairing for more than a decade

#2521293 2014 draft thoughts.

Posted by MasterPavel on 20 May 2014 - 08:46 PM

If I was placing a bet, it is 50-50 if we trade the 1st round pick this. I would not be surprised to see the 1st, and a couple of players get moved to pick up a top pair RHed Dman, something we need now, not 2-3 years from now. If we keep the pick, I still can't see a better option at 15 than Tuch. Still makes the most sense.

We definitely could use more big guys with skill. I still really like Perlini if he is available at 15.

#2517549 2014 draft thoughts.

Posted by MasterPavel on 27 April 2014 - 08:33 AM

When is Vladislav Kamenev expected to go?

I would imagine sometime mid way throughout the second or sooner.

That Nick Ritchie guy could be an upcoming powerforward already 6-3, 218 lbs and ranks at 15.

If he is available I would love it. One of Ritchie, Perlini, or Tuch should be available. If this series taught us anything it is that we need to get bigger and more physical. Doing so without losing skill, and those three guys accomplish that. The only way I would consider passing on them is if McCann or Barbashev are still available, and we cab trade down a few spots to acquire a 2nd.

#2499420 Gustav Nyquist Appreciation Thread

Posted by MasterPavel on 22 March 2014 - 10:16 PM

Interestingly enough Nyquist only played 10 minutes tonight. Weird use of our best scorer.

Let me start off by saying Babs is a great coach, and down the stretch the last two years has been nothing short of amazing. However some of his line combinations, and the amount of time certain players get is mind boggling to me.

#2479808 2014 draft thoughts.

Posted by MasterPavel on 02 February 2014 - 10:51 AM

Ehlers, Vrana, and Kapenan are falling into the mid first round according to a few mocks/ranking sites. Virtanen is rising a bit and may not be available around 15. Rich's guy Tuch is maintaining his 20th overall, but if he keeps up his offensive development I expect him to rise closer to June. ISS already has him climbing. This year's draft looks short on quality centers, so I would pray Jarnkrok develops offensively, and continue to address future scoring on the wing.

#2477174 Turning point!?!?!

Posted by MasterPavel on 25 January 2014 - 09:03 PM

Make the playoffs and then ice the best lineup possible.  I personally believe that with a 2nd line of Jurco-Sheahan-Tatar, we can win a Cup as long as the bottom 6 has no Cleary, Tuzzi, Sammy.any of those guys.  Come playoffs, I don't care if Weiss is our 4th line C, put him there if other guys are playing their way up.

I think we will see a different Weiss when he comes back.

#2477021 So when would you make a move and what type?

Posted by MasterPavel on 25 January 2014 - 09:28 AM

Weber's hit isn't 14, it's 7.87. I'd take him in a second for that. Mantha, Jurco, Nyquist, or Tatar+Kindl+D prospect. A top 4 of Kronwall, Weber, Ericsson, and Dekeyser would be one of, I'd not the best, d units in the NHL.

Mantha, Jurco, Nyquist for Weber would castrate our offense in the future. Plus how would you fit it under the cap? They would have to take an overpaid vet as well to offset the hit for this year. I don't see us as a player for Weber if he is available. Now a stay at home dman, and a center like O'Reilly would be interesting...

#2473078 Andreas Athanasiou

Posted by MasterPavel on 15 January 2014 - 09:01 AM

He will be with the griffs next year along with Mantha.