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#2529389 TANK IT! 2014-2015 Season

Posted by Son of a Wing on 02 July 2014 - 10:35 AM

 

Oh don't get me wrong, I'm fine with giving our spots to kids. In fact, I would be content with scrapping all the vets (minus Hank,Dats and Kronners) and playing all kids/prospects. 

 

However to me, this is one in the same as tanking it ala the Buffalo Sabres route. 

 

Glad we're on the same page!

 

If you think that squad would "Tank" then I think you need a lesson in talent analysis...




#2527396 UFA day looking up

Posted by Son of a Wing on 30 June 2014 - 08:31 PM

Dude I'm gonna go to bed early tonight just so it can be tomorrow faster!

 

It really is like the day before Christmas....except we've got some twisted f*** Santa who makes kids fight over gifts...




#2527352 Spezza Requests Trade

Posted by Son of a Wing on 30 June 2014 - 07:23 PM

 

Those things don't matter in NHL14

 

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#2527340 Spezza Requests Trade

Posted by Son of a Wing on 30 June 2014 - 07:00 PM

When we look at what Van got for Kesler-younger and signed longer, and what Pitt got for Neal-slightly better scorer than Ryan, we could come up with a workable deal. Now is there any chance in hell that it happens? Nope. That would take some insight and balls. Yes it could backfire.

 

Ottawa is not going to trade their potential top scorer to a divisional rival. It has nothing to do with Holland.  Vancouver had to because they had no other choice.




#2526421 NHL Draft 2014: First Round

Posted by Son of a Wing on 27 June 2014 - 08:25 PM

Is it just me or does Stevie Y come off as a huge ****** in interviews? Crack a smile for Christ's sake.

FYI I'm a huge Stevie fan.


#2525897 Wings to have face to face with Matt Niskanen

Posted by Son of a Wing on 26 June 2014 - 03:26 PM

Really shows just how bad free agency is when injury prone Weiss and 67 year old Alfie are two of the biggest LOL

 

Not really... If anything it shows you don't rely on UFAs to build your team.  They're complimentary pieces.  Not 'the answer".




#2525890 Wings to have face to face with Matt Niskanen

Posted by Son of a Wing on 26 June 2014 - 03:07 PM

Won't happen.. Holland stands pat for the 5th consecutive offseason

 

We signed two of the biggest UFAs last year...




#2525825 Alfie informs Wings he wants to return

Posted by Son of a Wing on 26 June 2014 - 11:10 AM

 

You mean sing a free agent?? Weiss wasn't a risky overpayment who had tons of teams coming after him, he just happened to fail miserably hopefully due to an injury..

 

With the salary, term and recent injury history it was a risk...and yes there were other suitors...


My point was Holland does take gambles.  Just not the ones all fans want.




#2525823 Wings to have face to face with Matt Niskanen

Posted by Son of a Wing on 26 June 2014 - 11:04 AM

Thankfully we have a whole thread devoted to this breaking news...




#2525496 Alfie informs Wings he wants to return

Posted by Son of a Wing on 24 June 2014 - 01:49 PM

I always feel confident in my opinion when posters like Richdg, DeGraa55, Leftwinger and frankgrimes have such a unified front of the exact opposite opinion.

 

You guys are too predictable...




#2525411 Next Seasons Needs/Team Future

Posted by Son of a Wing on 24 June 2014 - 12:51 AM

Tyler Bertuzzi and Zach Nastasiuk have been selected for Team Canada's summer development camp.

 

Made it over some decent other prospects.

 

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#2525291 Hartnell to Columbus for Umberger + 4th in 2015

Posted by Son of a Wing on 23 June 2014 - 02:43 PM

Don't know if I'd want Hartnell on the books for another 5 seasons.  He's already slow as molasses and with his style of game, he's going to continue to decline at a decent rate.

 

I think it's more fair than people are making it out to be.




#2525138 Next Seasons Needs/Team Future

Posted by Son of a Wing on 22 June 2014 - 02:49 PM

Glendening and Helm have the same value??

Pulkkinen is about to replace Jurco??

Ummm no.


#2524598 Next Seasons Needs/Team Future

Posted by Son of a Wing on 19 June 2014 - 01:57 PM

Well, seeing as Datsyuk, Zetterberg, Franzen and Kronwall are all a year older and on the unhappy side of 30 expecting them to carry the team is becoming less and less feasible. Couple that with Nyquist likely not exploding this year, Sheahan returning to form and Tatar putting up similar numbers as he did last season and finally the the defense being mediocre they could easily be worse than last year.


You're always such a ray of sunshine.

I know I know...you're a realist...


#2524391 Dan Cleary may return...sigh

Posted by Son of a Wing on 18 June 2014 - 10:23 AM

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