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EL BROMANCE
Jun 10, 2006

COWABUNGA DUDES!



Ummagumma posted:

I guess the details for the Panthers-Hawks trade are now known:

https://twitter.com/PierreVLeBrun/status/1380189877187268614

Nobody is unhappy to be saying goodbye to Connolly, Stillman there's more mixed feelings about, and Borgstrom was the great hope that never emerged. drat if only we bit when everyone was clamoring for him a year or two ago.

Welcome back Wallmark, I guess.

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Ummagumma
Jul 19, 2004
skydog

EL BROMANCE posted:

Nobody is unhappy to be saying goodbye to Connolly, Stillman there's more mixed feelings about, and Borgstrom was the great hope that never emerged. drat if only we bit when everyone was clamoring for him a year or two ago.

Welcome back Wallmark, I guess.

Seems pretty meh for both sides. Wallmark did nothing for the Hawks. I think Carlsson can be a decent player as he gets more experienced, but they seemed to favor several other young defensemen over him.

Borgstrom follows Bowman's recent predilection for first-round reclamation projects (Dylan Strome, Alex Nylander). I guess the Hawks view him as the "sweetener" instead of a higher draft pick?

grack
Jan 10, 2012

COACH TOTORO SAY REFEREE CAN BANISH WHISTLE TO LAND OF WIND AND GHOSTS!



*holds finger under nose*

Yes I, a diehard Leafs fan, would love to see the Leafs pick up some grit and veteran presence in the form of Tanner Pearson and Brandon Sutter. What's that you say? I couldn't be grack, grack doesn't have a mustache!

Pungry
Feb 26, 2011

JUST PICK ONE. ANY ONE.

Ummagumma posted:

Seems pretty meh for both sides. Wallmark did nothing for the Hawks. I think Carlsson can be a decent player as he gets more experienced, but they seemed to favor several other young defensemen over him.

Borgstrom follows Bowman's recent predilection for first-round reclamation projects (Dylan Strome, Alex Nylander). I guess the Hawks view him as the "sweetener" instead of a higher draft pick?

Yeah, Borgstrom's the biggest name there. He was really hyped when he came up at the end of 2018, but only put up 19 points in 58 games on the NHL level, and looked like he regressed his last year in the AHL before going back to Europe. This move is mainly to free up cap space for the Panthers. Funny how often the Cats have traded with the Blackhawks, even after Tallon has left.

Hand Knit
Oct 24, 2005

Beer Loses more than a game Sunday ...
We lost our Captain, our Teammate, our Friend Kelly Calabro...
Rest in Peace my friend you will be greatly missed..

Blackbelt Bobman posted:

Buffalo trading away the only good goalie in their entire system would be the most Sabres thing ever.

Unless they then signed him as a free agent, which would rule.

I figure the Ullmark inclusion is being driven by the Leafs' side of the rumour mill rather than the Sabres' side.

Zodijackylite
Oct 18, 2005

hello bonjour, en francais we call the bread man l'homme de pain, because pain means bread and we're going to see a lot of pain this year and every nyrfan is looking forward to it and hey tony, can you wait until after my postgame interview to get on your phone? i thought you quit twitter...


I love this rumor because it would give Buffalo four players named Rasmus.

El Gallinero Gros
Mar 17, 2010



Hand Knit posted:

I figure the Ullmark inclusion is being driven by the Leafs' side of the rumour mill rather than the Sabres' side.

Isn't Hutton out right now? I feel like even Buffalo knows not to deal a decent goalie when you don't have depth at the position

Eric the Mauve
May 8, 2012

Making you happy for a buck since 199X


The trade rumors do seem like additional smoke to the possible "Leafs want to LTIR Andersen to abuse the Kane Loophole, Andersen is resisting it" fire.

Hand Knit
Oct 24, 2005

Beer Loses more than a game Sunday ...
We lost our Captain, our Teammate, our Friend Kelly Calabro...
Rest in Peace my friend you will be greatly missed..

El Gallinero Gros posted:

Isn't Hutton out right now? I feel like even Buffalo knows not to deal a decent goalie when you don't have depth at the position

That's not the sort of thing that's going to stop fantastical trade rumours.

Iodised QQ
Jul 23, 2004

WHERE DA LEAD AT


https://twitter.com/connorcarrick/status/1380195333553160201?s=21


Oh God it's beautiful and hideous at the same time

Albino Squirrel
Apr 25, 2003

Miosis more like meiosis


Darude - Adam Sandstorm posted:

In case people didn't see it, Leon's second goal from last night was insane.

https://mobile.twitter.com/NHL/status/1380169812408696833
Link broken, here's a new one because that goal is loving bananas:

https://twitter.com/NHL/status/1379927824992190466?s=20

Otis Reddit
Nov 14, 2006


El Gallinero Gros posted:

Isn't Hutton out right now? I feel like even Buffalo knows not to deal a decent goalie when you don't have depth at the position

If you're Buffalo, with a lame-duck interim coach, a zombie roster, and limited gate revenue, why not race to the bottom and grab the highest picks possible?

Cocaine Bear
Nov 4, 2011




Otis Reddit posted:

If you're Buffalo, with a lame-duck interim coach, a zombie roster, and limited gate revenue, why not race to the bottom and grab the highest picks possible?

Buffalo doesn't have to race to be at the bottom.

Blackbelt Bobman
Jul 17, 2004

I don't need friends! I've been
manipulatin' you since the start!
All so I can something,
something X-Blade!




Otis Reddit posted:

If you're Buffalo, with a lame-duck interim coach, a zombie roster, and limited gate revenue, why not race to the bottom and grab the highest picks possible?

Because, unless they sign Ullmark in the off-season, they would be looking for two good goalies this summer. They wouldnt be able to go back into total rebuild mode while keeping Eichel. They should try to keep Eichel. Now that they have legitimate Center depth they can build on that, a d-core (McCabe/Jokiharju/Dahlin/Borgen/Bryson) that will be decent once healthy, and their one good goalie. Trading Ullmark would be a huge mistake.

th3t00t
Aug 14, 2007
my quarterback hates completions

Zodijackylite posted:

I love this rumor because it would give Buffalo four players named Rasmus.
https://www.reddit.com/r/sabres/comments/mmp266/ah_yes_this_will_make_a_fine_addition_to_my/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=web2x&context=3


El Gallinero Gros posted:

Isn't Hutton out right now? I feel like even Buffalo knows not to deal a decent goalie when you don't have depth at the position
If Ullmark, who is a UFA, has made it clear to GM kevYn Adams that he won't sign with the Sabres next year they might as well recoup some assets for him. We're already in last place and there's only 18 games left in this tire fire of a season.

Darude - Adam Sandstorm
Aug 16, 2012



Albino Squirrel posted:

Link broken, here's a new one because that goal is loving bananas:

https://twitter.com/NHL/status/1379927824992190466?s=20

Hogberg doesn't even do anything wrong, noone but McDavid and Draisaitl would even think to do that.

rex rabidorum vires
Mar 26, 2007



Darude - Adam Sandstorm posted:

Hogberg doesn't even do anything wrong, noone but McDavid and Draisaitl would even think to do that.

Lol Crosby has like a dozen of these come the gently caress on

Mike Works
Feb 26, 2003


Gerblederp
Dec 4, 2009



rex rabidorum vires posted:

Lol Crosby has like a dozen of these come the gently caress on

Ive seen Byfuglien do it too

fisting by many
Dec 25, 2009





https://twitter.com/DhaliwalSports/status/1380264885104242690

https://twitter.com/IneffectiveMath/status/1380264836001624066


Nononononononono

I hate how everyone knows Benning is about to do something extremely stupid for like a week before it happens and somehow it goes ahead. Same thing with the Myers signing. Like does he turn off the internet and go hide in a cave? How is it not possible for one person in the entire org to deliver the message HEY THIS IS REALLY DUMB DON'T DO IT.

fisting by many
Dec 25, 2009





https://twitter.com/DhaliwalSports/status/1380265228508618753

jesus christ. Go Kraken.

Kilza
Oct 3, 2013



So when does Jim Benning plan on re-signing Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes?

fisting by many
Dec 25, 2009





https://twitter.com/justBlakePrice/status/1380264933619736576

what the gently caress

Aye Doc
Jul 19, 2007

my name is john carter




jim benning sucks

corn on the cop
Oct 12, 2012

Break what must be broken, once for all, that's all, and take the suffering on oneself.

― Corey Dostoyevsky

jim benning owns

Rotten Cookies
Nov 11, 2008

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



rex rabidorum vires posted:

Lol Crosby has like a dozen of these come the gently caress on

Matt Martin has one this season

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yENmOilVvI

Kilza
Oct 3, 2013



Aye Doc posted:

jim benning sucks

corn on the cop posted:

jim benning owns

Two types of people

th3t00t
Aug 14, 2007
my quarterback hates completions

Come on Sabres... do the thing

fisting by many
Dec 25, 2009





https://twitter.com/darrendreger/status/1380268626687692805

it's even worse than I expected

how the gently caress

why the gently caress

what goddamn world does jim benning live in

Cartoon Man
Jan 31, 2004

Nyah hah hah hah hah!


Caps vs Bruins tonight, first time since Wilson earned a 7 game suspension. Im guessing he will have to answer the bell...

heehee
Sep 5, 2012

Go Cats

benning needs to be sent to hell

ImplicitAssembler
Jan 24, 2013




I don't understand...Is he actively trying to sabotage the team?

AsInHowe
Jan 11, 2007


corn on the cop posted:

jim benning owns

Mike Works
Feb 26, 2003


HMS Beagle
Feb 13, 2009



What Jim Benning does to the Canucks is breathtaking artistry. Its like an episode of Hannibal.

grack
Jan 10, 2012

COACH TOTORO SAY REFEREE CAN BANISH WHISTLE TO LAND OF WIND AND GHOSTS!


ImplicitAssembler posted:

I don't understand...Is he actively trying to sabotage the team?

*Looks at Jim Benning's history as Canucks' GM*

Yes, yes he is.

Kilza
Oct 3, 2013



https://twitter.com/ThomasDrance/status/1380269198044143616

The Dirty Burger
Aug 24, 2007

1st team all star
+
2nd degree manslaughter
=
3rd world clothing line

Kilza posted:

So when does Jim Benning plan on re-signing Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes?

Need to lock up the bottom 6 first, GMing 101

grassy gnoll
Aug 27, 2006

The pawsting business is tough work.

Benning rules because he makes me feel good about the Predators, and that takes some doing these days.

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fisting by many
Dec 25, 2009





So, we're looking at 2024 now for the bad contracts to be over. Assuming Benning isn't extended after 2022-2023 he probably won't be able to sign any more anchors past 2026 at the latest. In 2027 Petey, Hughes and Boeser will be 29-30, just past their primes. So that's our contention window.

If we're lucky we can tank the '22 and '23 seasons and maybe draft a couple of core pieces too.

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