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Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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Wow that's absolutely disgusting.
Second time this season, too right? They'll probably give him 3 games for that.

They should really start giving out some Chris Simon suspensions again if they want to stop people from getting jelly brains but I mean uncle Gary has to make his money and all

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Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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Phil Kessel is going to sneak his way into getting the Art Ross this season and I am going to eat a Kessel jersey to celebrate

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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cenotaph posted:

I hope the Pens didn't tire themselves out tonight since I'm going to the game in Jersey tomorrow.

Well the defense should be feeling frosty if nothing else

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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Ginette Reno posted:

Also hot take: Crosby/Malkin/Kessel own

Kessel is the vessel

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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Duke Chin posted:

and lo, on this day, did we all hear the clarion call of TOOOOOOOOOOOOOOXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

There's just no way. Like maybe one of those infant jerseys but even then I just can't imagine

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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Brain Curry posted:

Cats must be having a hard time selling tix again.

https://twitter.com/flapanthers/sta...260172718501888

Does a team even turn a profit at $10 a head? Like without somehow selling them some $20 beers?

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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It just wouldn't be the Rangers if they weren't burying an albatross defenseman contract in the AHL

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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Levitate posted:

I'm not sure Grabner cares what wing he plays because he's most valuable on a breakaway

he can't play the boards or anything anyways so it's irrelevant

e: a coach that can get Miller back to playing more aggressively could get more out of him. He's gotten too complacent, doesn't throw the body like he used to, and spends all his time skating into the zone, pulling up, and often losing the puck

Perhaps if we could splice Hagelin and Grabner...

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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Almost all the Knights are shooting at least 3% over their career average, some much more (looking at you Karlsson)
Either all of those players are much better than they seemed to be (and statistics mean nothing) or they're going to regress real hard.
So go along for the ride but by god get off that train before next season comes around.

Remember the lessons of the 2013-14 Avs

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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grack posted:

Rangers fans have been bitching non-stop about AV for two and a half seasons. At this point I'm just hoping that he gets replaced with the absolute worst coach imaginable because the schadenfreude would be amazing.

Not the worst coach, but Disco Dan is still out there waiting...
And he is a terrible choice for a team that wants to run with some rookies.

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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JawKnee posted:

https://twitter.com/Canucks/status/962761142866124800

so on the one hand Boeser is back in (rushed?)

on the other our defense is tanev-less again, and they called up Goldobin but aren't playing him for... some reason

I would hope that he isn't rushing himself to get back into the Calder race because he's going to have hit like 40 goals and Barzal's going to have to go really cold for him to get back into it.
It pretty much always goes point total > goals unless they toss it to a defenseman or goalie (which may as well be a curse going by the past 20 years)

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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bub spank posted:

And it would have been a great deal for the Flyers and a pretty good deal for the Sens. Whatever a team would be willing to pay to get Crosby, Malkin, or McDavid for 2 years should be what they're willing to pay to get Karlsson for 2 years.

He's suffered a bit this year due to a quick turnaround from offseason surgery, but a big part of his bad numbers this year are the result of a terrible PDO. You just have to look at the playoffs last year to see what a team would be getting if they traded for him - the Sens were bottom-tier trash in the 30 minutes/game he sat on the bench, but looked like a legitimate cup threat when he was on the ice.

Yeah, you take a trade like that and you run far to the hills.

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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David Booth, Dan Hamhuis, and Ben Lovejoy

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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Mike_V posted:

Blues re-signed Berglund

https://twitter.com/StLouisBlues/st...187781408292865

A little longer than I'd like, but it's not terrible (he'll only be 33 when it's over).

This happened last year.
I thought I was going crazy for a second because I remembered this happening

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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Mind_Taker posted:

Letís check in on TJ Oshie:

https://twitter.com/stringhama/stat...526091472986112

Only 7 more years left on his contract.

GMs
Stop signing smallish-grinder right-wings to absurdly long 30+ contracts, you stupid fucks.

(Even Hornqvist)

Anyway, into the pile with you Oshie.

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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Fateo McMurray posted:

fixed for accuracy

You could've left off "N CITY"

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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LumpyGumby posted:

Hockey is dumb and I hate it and it hates me.





I'm sorry baby no please take me back I need you

Buy some of those new Adidas jerseys to show them you mean it

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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corn on the cop posted:

i can't believe milan lucic is only 29. i thought he was closer to 32 or 33.

Yeah. he and his contract are going to continue aging like a fine... bread.

What GM thinks "I know who I can pare with Connor McDavid, fastest skater in the NHL - a giant man who can barely skate and is already breaking down from his very physical style of play."
7 years, $6m

Better than Andrew Ladd but that's about it.

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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El Gallinero Gros posted:

Honestly, I just wanted an excuse to type Dick Tarnstrom's name and bring up that he has to be one of the least likely leading scorers for a team ever

Trivia time! There are only three players from that infamous team still playing today (one still part of the Pens' organization) - Can you folks out there guess who they are?

Defenseman:
Brooks Orpik

Goalie:
MAF!

Forward:
Tom Kostopoulos in WBS

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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Aphrodite posted:

Bobrovsky was traded for some picks.

Mason was swapped for Leighton.

And before they had Mason they signed Bryz to a 9 year deal.
He's still on the Flyers payroll in fact.

And then I had to check and saw that Dipietro is still getting paid until 2021.

What a world.

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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Krime posted:

Caption this



Do not pass go.
Do not collect 2 Stanley Cups.

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

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Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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bizarre deformity posted:

This warms my cold, dead heart.

It's av size by the way, folks

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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Spelling Mitsake posted:

Another year done, 8 more to go

Ooff, and the next few years are really when you start to see some heinous stuff happening when it comes to the recapture hit.

That is easily one of the worst trades of all time if for no other reason than the threat of that contract loving them (and there are plenty of other reasons)

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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To believe he'd say this after the wore those lovely, lovely black alternates for a season

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

Ah... I feel great.


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Oh good god! Stop signing aged grindy wingers to giant contracts. His body is going to be splinters of bone in 3 seasons

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

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Wamsutta posted:

lmao I forgot we still have Marc Staal

$5,700,000 'til 20-21

Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

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Aphrodite posted:

Also I forgot Shattenkirk who they also have signed for 3 more years.

Do you think they told him the plan was to blow up the team around him or...

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Good Soldier Svejk
Jul 5, 2010

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Matt Zerella posted:

We've already dealt with this with Hagelin.

Yeah, I mean at least Hagelin was team grown. If anything, it's the Jackets who should be feeling the pangs.

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