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Zodijackylite
Oct 18, 2005

i'm so fuckkin pumped now arty i'm seein these big numbers next to my name it's like i outscored the guy we got traded for... whoa nasher you look like you had a rough season, you could use a vacation, i bet cally's got a lot of free time down in tampa.

Spring Break My Heart posted:

Exposing Marchessault is looking like one of the purest bad moves in NHL history.

It's so much worse that they traded Reilly Smith for a 4th round pick and a promise to take JAM in the expansion draft. That whole move is up there with Forsberg for Erat, Rask for Raycroft, and McDonagh for Gomez.

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Martytoof
Feb 25, 2003


I'm out of my head
of my heart
and my mind



fits posted:

friendship ended with EDMONTON

now VEGAS is my new best friend

With the Habs in the tank I am unashamedly rooting for VGK and the Preds.

Gotta spice it up.

I really hope that their success attracts the fans, and that the enthusiasm doesn't plummet off once the Raiders move in.

ThinkTank
Oct 23, 2007



the talent deficit posted:

are you accounting for the 63 mil over 6 year's evander kane is gonna get?

Not to mention the 5 year $27.5M extension Gudbranson gets when no one is willing to trade for him at the deadline.

By the end of the year Francesco Aquillini will have poured around $220,000,000 in payroll alone into a team that has managed an average of 73 points a year. That's a million bucks a point!

AsInHowe
Jan 11, 2007

Goal, assist, fight.

Ken Holland is retiring after this season, let sources.

stab
Feb 12, 2003
Logic dictates over "human rights".

If any of my staff ever dared to have a bottle of water at their register I'd kill them


- A Fuckwit


AsInHowe posted:

Ken Holland is retiring after this season, let sources.

are the sources close to the family?

AsInHowe
Jan 11, 2007

Goal, assist, fight.

stab posted:

are the sources close to the family?

Multiple families, yes.

DJExile
Jun 27, 2007

If loving you is binturong, I don't want to binturight.

https://twitter.com/Aportzline/stat...574492154097665

i am the bird
Mar 2, 2005

I SUPPORT ALL THE PREDATORS


AsInHowe posted:

Ken Holland is retiring after this season, let sources.

So Ken Holland will be GM for two more years and then die. Got it.

CBJSprague24
Dec 5, 2010

Again, Torts took him to a very high mountain and showed him Nationwide and all its splendor.

"All this I will give you," he said, "if you will lay down and block for me." -Jackets 15:16



CBJ on pace for 98 points at halfway. I'll take it.


I'm gonna hate myself later if this post becomes a jinx, but 3rd is doable this season.

Zodijackylite
Oct 18, 2005

i'm so fuckkin pumped now arty i'm seein these big numbers next to my name it's like i outscored the guy we got traded for... whoa nasher you look like you had a rough season, you could use a vacation, i bet cally's got a lot of free time down in tampa.

i am the bird posted:

So Ken Holland will be GM for two more years and then die. Got it.

Sources report he's willing to waive his NMC for heaven, but not hell.

Zodijackylite
Oct 18, 2005

i'm so fuckkin pumped now arty i'm seein these big numbers next to my name it's like i outscored the guy we got traded for... whoa nasher you look like you had a rough season, you could use a vacation, i bet cally's got a lot of free time down in tampa.


Varlamov has still beaten more people.

DJExile
Jun 27, 2007

If loving you is binturong, I don't want to binturight.

Zodijackylite posted:

Varlamov has still beaten more people.

CBJSprague24
Dec 5, 2010

Again, Torts took him to a very high mountain and showed him Nationwide and all its splendor.

"All this I will give you," he said, "if you will lay down and block for me." -Jackets 15:16



https://twitter.com/ChartingHockey/...551299775303681

Let's play "Where's Iceburgh?"

Zodijackylite posted:

Varlamov has still beaten more people.

Jamwad Hilder
Apr 17, 2007

surfin usa

CBJSprague24 posted:

I'm gonna hate myself later if this post becomes a jinx, but 3rd is doable this season.

I don't think he will but I also don't mean that in a "Columbus is bad" way. That'd put him at 40+ wins this year and generally only a handful of guys hit that mark - although honestly this year it's looking like more guys than usual might do it.

CBJSprague24
Dec 5, 2010

Again, Torts took him to a very high mountain and showed him Nationwide and all its splendor.

"All this I will give you," he said, "if you will lay down and block for me." -Jackets 15:16



"Safe Is Death" Is Dead:

quote:

An alarming sight in the Blue Jackets' dressing room on Monday: The sign that reads “Safe Is Death” was no longer hanging above the main entry door, but was instead leaned against the wall above the cabinets where stick tape is stored.

John Tortorella's mantra, one he's carried from his earliest days as an NHL coach in Tampa Bay, has died, a casualty of the Blue Jackets' sloppy play of late. Tortorella took the sign down today when he addressed the team before they took the ice for the longest practice of the season — 1 hour, 15 minutes.

https://theathletic.com/200188/2018...l-bring-reward/

Jamwad Hilder posted:

I don't think he will but I also don't mean that in a "Columbus is bad" way. That'd put him at 40+ wins this year and generally only a handful of guys hit that mark - although honestly this year it's looking like more guys than usual might do it.

I guess I thought he had a couple more wins than he did, but he's at 19. I didn't figure Korpisalo had 4 wins.

Jordan7hm
Feb 17, 2011

MENS REA? LOL MORE LIKE CHRIS REA AM I RITE

Lipstick Apathy

Zodijackylite posted:

Varlamov has still beaten more people.




CBJSprague24 posted:

Let's play "Where's Iceburgh?"

https://twitter.com/ChartingHockey/...553690276868097

I still think Pittsburgh turns it around and is nasty in the playoffs.

yellowcar
Feb 14, 2010

~~ smooches ~~


Zodijackylite posted:

Varlamov has still beaten more people.

Hockles
Dec 25, 2007

Resident of Camp Blood
Crystal Lake



CBJSprague24 posted:

Let's play "Where's Iceburgh?"

Well...

Chad Sexington
May 26, 2005

You say 'in bed with the Russians' like it's a bad thing...

Jordan7hm posted:




https://twitter.com/ChartingHockey/...553690276868097

I still think Pittsburgh turns it around and is nasty in the playoffs.

With the right trade deadline acquisition maybe.

CBJSprague24
Dec 5, 2010

Again, Torts took him to a very high mountain and showed him Nationwide and all its splendor.

"All this I will give you," he said, "if you will lay down and block for me." -Jackets 15:16



Jordan7hm posted:




https://twitter.com/ChartingHockey/...553690276868097

I still think Pittsburgh turns it around and is nasty in the playoffs.

As I told rex in the GDT last week, I won't be convinced Pittsburgh is dead until I have video evidence that they're on the bad end of a handshake line.

Levitate
Sep 30, 2005

HEY LITTLE SIDNEY WANT TO SEE MY CORSI?



This is every goddamn year with the Rangers

No they're not going to go "fully bad". Yes they'll hit a rough spot, yes they'll probably not get out of the second round of the playoffs if they even manage to win the first one, they're a loving weird team built on defying advanced stats for some hosed up reason and after being like this for basically every year under AV I think we can guess what we're going to get

Aphrodite
Jun 27, 2006



https://twitter.com/ChartingHockey/...602299642990598

Guess which Bruin that is!

No cheating.

Rotten Cookies
Nov 11, 2008

gosh! i like both the islanders and the rangers!!! :^)



The Islanders sure have been "fun"

rex rabidorum vires
Mar 26, 2007



CBJSprague24 posted:

As I told rex in the GDT last week, I won't be convinced Pittsburgh is dead until I have video evidence that they're on the bad end of a handshake line.

On the one hand they haven't been very good this year. On the other hand they are vaguely hanging around the WC2 spot right now and only 6pts back from CBJ with the same games played and trusting the Isles or Carolina to put it together for that WC spot....well we've seen that show before (it ends with really bad goaltending and missing). With Schultz and Letang back last night the d core is so much better and Oleksiak pushing Hunwick out of the line up is a huge plus. I haven't seen anything about Domoulin or Jarry so hopefully they're OK after last night. The team is still flawed, but most of the Metro seems to be in one way or another and if they can shore up the bottom 6 (Reaves and Kuhnackl are very bad) and keep the d healthy yeah they're probably dangerous.

HootTheOwl
May 13, 2012



http://www.nbcsports.com/chicago/bl...est-nhl-history
Chicago has the best uniforms?

Shawn Cotureier
Jan 21, 2009

Still better than Umberger


Starting to think that one of Giroux/Voracek/Simmonds is gone before Hakstol is

Zodijackylite
Oct 18, 2005

i'm so fuckkin pumped now arty i'm seein these big numbers next to my name it's like i outscored the guy we got traded for... whoa nasher you look like you had a rough season, you could use a vacation, i bet cally's got a lot of free time down in tampa.

Levitate posted:

This is every goddamn year with the Rangers

No they're not going to go "fully bad". Yes they'll hit a rough spot, yes they'll probably not get out of the second round of the playoffs if they even manage to win the first one, they're a loving weird team built on defying advanced stats for some hosed up reason and after being like this for basically every year under AV I think we can guess what we're going to get

AV recently mentioned again that they use advanced stats that go beyond these. Shot location/situation/quality metrics.

CBJSprague24
Dec 5, 2010

Again, Torts took him to a very high mountain and showed him Nationwide and all its splendor.

"All this I will give you," he said, "if you will lay down and block for me." -Jackets 15:16



https://twitter.com/JacketsInsider/...616607051460610
https://twitter.com/JacketsInsider/...617796300214272

I like this guy.

Duckman2008
Jan 6, 2010

Don't you know there ain't no devil, its just God when he's drunk.


Grimey Drawer

Shawn Cotureier posted:

Starting to think that one of Giroux/Voracek/Simmonds is gone before Hakstol is

This will happen. Philadelphia can't have nice things.

Also, me after last night's game:


DJExile
Jun 27, 2007

If loving you is binturong, I don't want to binturight.

I wouldn't be surprised to see Simmonds moved before the end of the year. He's going to be due for a very big contact after next season and much as I love Wayne, I don't want to be the team paying it when he's over 30.

Demon Of The Fall
May 1, 2004



Nap Ghost

Filip Forsberg out at least 4-6 weeks. Not good for the Preds.

Jamwad Hilder
Apr 17, 2007

surfin usa


I don't really understand the chart to be honest but it appears to be "who is way luckier than expected" so my guess is Backes or Heinen

Levitate
Sep 30, 2005

HEY LITTLE SIDNEY WANT TO SEE MY CORSI?


Zodijackylite posted:

AV recently mentioned again that they use advanced stats that go beyond these. Shot location/situation/quality metrics.

The counter argument is always "those have been shown to be not as effective"

Aphrodite
Jun 27, 2006



Jamwad Hilder posted:

I don't really understand the chart to be honest but it appears to be "who is way luckier than expected" so my guess is Backes or Heinen

GF% and xGF% are team stats. xGF% is based on wizardry like shot quality and type which isn't easily put into numbers or visualized or understood or understandable.

It's Grzelcyk, somehow. The one further and down and more to the right is Marchand.

Jamwad Hilder
Apr 17, 2007

surfin usa

Aphrodite posted:

GF% and xGF% are team stats. xGF% is based on wizardry like shot quality and type which isn't easily put into numbers or visualized or understood or understandable.

It's Grzelcyk, somehow. The one further and down and more to the right is Marchand.

you know, I forget Grzelcyk is even on the loving team half the time even though the Bruins play a lot of nationally televised games so you get to hear "did you know his dad DRIVES THE ZAMBONI?!?" ten thousand times per broadcast

Drunk Canuck
Jan 9, 2010

Robots ruin all the fun of a good adventure.


Watching the Bower memorial is god drat heartbreaking

RIP you beautiful goalie grandpa

DJExile
Jun 27, 2007

If loving you is binturong, I don't want to binturight.

https://twitter.com/TSNBobMcKenzie/...644997296984067

Lessail
Apr 1, 2011


tell me how vgk aren't playing like shit again

p.s. help my grapes are so sour!



don't let him go

i am the bird
Mar 2, 2005

I SUPPORT ALL THE PREDATORS


It sure would be something to see Vegas buy at the deadline.

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a false
Mar 5, 2009

I DECIDE
WHO LIVES
AND WHO DIES


marchessault owns and i'm still upset that the rangers didn't keep him in their organization

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