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Re: 2018 Offseason

Post by RoyalDude » Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:20 am

I think Kane has found a home in San Jose. The West coast, short flight to Vancouver, better weather, out of the spotlight. The Sharks have the money, they will over pay him.
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Re: 2018 Offseason

Post by BladesofSteel » Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:48 am

The Dude is correct.

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Re: 2018 Offseason

Post by Meds » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:16 am

ESQ wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:11 am
Island Nucklehead wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:59 pm
You're advocating signing E.Kane, who didn't exactly propel the Sabres to new heights. He just played his first playoff game (like the Jets, he did very well).
Jack Eichel also hasn't propelled the Sabres to new heights (in year 7 of their rebuild), but I'd still take himb on my team

I wouldn't take Byfuglien (Cup-winner, and 7-year playoff drought as well), but I would take Patrick Laine.

I see E Kane as a complimentary piece, not a cornerstone, but I also see him as potentially a guy who'll bleed blue and green playing for his hometown team, which I definitely want more of on this team.
In the regular season Kane would be a regular contributor but probably not a guy whose absence results in missing the playoffs. So maybe he’s not core, but we’re basing that on assumptions regarding his off-ice antics and attitude.

In the playoffs Kane is a guy who could be the difference between winning and losing a series. Even his regular season play screams he’s built for the playoffs.

If Benning and Co think that Pettersson is going to be a centerman for Vancouver, then throw the money at Kane.

Virtanen - Horvat - Boeser
Kane - Petterssson - Lind

If the 5 younger guys hit their potential, that’s a Cup winning top 6.....and it’s probably fairly interchangeable.
RD wrote: I think Kane has found a home in San Jose. The West coast, short flight to Vancouver, better weather, out of the spotlight. The Sharks have the money, they will over pay him.
Unfortunately that is the most likely scenario. I hope they drop the ball and don’t come to terms before July 1 though.

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Re: 2018 Offseason

Post by Island Nucklehead » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:22 am

RoyalDude wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:20 am
I think Kane has found a home in San Jose. The West coast, short flight to Vancouver, better weather, out of the spotlight. The Sharks have the money, they will over pay him.
Yep. Also a better team with a window to win while he's in the prime of his career.

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Re: 2018 Offseason

Post by ESQ » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:47 am

Island Nucklehead wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:22 am

Yep. Also a better team with a window to win while he's in the prime of his career.
It's weird, the sharks had pretty much the same output from their forwards as the canucks, they had almost the lowest offense of any playoff team and mediocre goaltending, but thanks to almost no injuries and Brent Burns they're in the playoffs.

But I agree, he's a better fit for San Jose, if that's what he wants.

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Re: 2018 Offseason

Post by Hank » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:55 am

If Kane continues playing well and SJ does well in the playoffs, I don't see why they wouldn't do everything to keep him.

If that happens, he will also have his share of suitors and I'd say he will get his money and get to pick a better winning situation. Maybe Kane will consider Van's offer but I just don't see him wanting to come home at this stage.
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Re: 2018 Offseason

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:18 pm

San Jose should have a fair bit of cap if they let Jumbo go.

Tavares and Kane to San Jose ?
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Re: 2018 Offseason

Post by micky107 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:46 pm

Meds wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:16 am
ESQ wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:11 am
Island Nucklehead wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:59 pm
You're advocating signing E.Kane, who didn't exactly propel the Sabres to new heights. He just played his first playoff game (like the Jets, he did very well).
Jack Eichel also hasn't propelled the Sabres to new heights (in year 7 of their rebuild), but I'd still take himb on my team

I wouldn't take Byfuglien (Cup-winner, and 7-year playoff drought as well), but I would take Patrick Laine.

I see E Kane as a complimentary piece, not a cornerstone, but I also see him as potentially a guy who'll bleed blue and green playing for his hometown team, which I definitely want more of on this team.
In the regular season Kane would be a regular contributor but probably not a guy whose absence results in missing the playoffs. So maybe he’s not core, but we’re basing that on assumptions regarding his off-ice antics and attitude.

In the playoffs Kane is a guy who could be the difference between winning and losing a series. Even his regular season play screams he’s built for the playoffs.

If Benning and Co think that Pettersson is going to be a centerman for Vancouver, then throw the money at Kane.

Virtanen - Horvat - Boeser
Kane - Petterssson - Lind

If the 5 younger guys hit their potential, that’s a Cup winning top 6.....and it’s probably fairly interchangeable.

RD wrote: I think Kane has found a home in San Jose. The West coast, short flight to Vancouver, better weather, out of the spotlight. The Sharks have the money, they will over pay him.
Unfortunately that is the most likely scenario. I hope they drop the ball and don’t come to terms before July 1 though.
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Re: 2018 Offseason

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:11 pm

ESQ wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:47 am
Island Nucklehead wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:22 am

Yep. Also a better team with a window to win while he's in the prime of his career.
It's weird, the sharks had pretty much the same output from their forwards as the canucks, they had almost the lowest offense of any playoff team and mediocre goaltending, but thanks to almost no injuries and Brent Burns they're in the playoffs.

But I agree, he's a better fit for San Jose, if that's what he wants.
The Sharks also scored 34 more goals than Vancouver and allowed 35 fewer. It’s a fair bit more than just Brent Burns propelling them ahead of the Canucks
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Re: 2018 Offseason

Post by vic » Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:27 pm

Meds wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:16 am
If Benning and Co think that Pettersson is going to be a centerman for Vancouver, then throw the money at Kane.

Virtanen - Horvat - Boeser
Kane - Petterssson - Lind

If the 5 younger guys hit their potential, that’s a Cup winning top 6.....and it’s probably fairly interchangeable.
Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:18 pm
San Jose should have a fair bit of cap if they let Jumbo go.

Tavares and Kane to San Jose ?
Tavares and Kane to VanCity!!!

Kane - Tavares - Boeser
Petersson - Horvat - Dahlen/Baertschi/Goldy
Gadjovich - Gaudette - Lind

^ That's could be one hell of a top 9

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Re: 2018 Offseason

Post by Uncle dans leg » Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:12 pm

I'm with you on that one. Just imagine...

There have been good teams over the years with sketch defense that were superpowers.... Maybe we can be one of those. Think 2-peating Pittsburg
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Re: 2018 Offseason

Post by vic » Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:21 pm

Uncle dans leg wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:12 pm
I'm with you on that one. Just imagine...

There have been good teams over the years with sketch defense that were superpowers.... Maybe we can be one of those. Think 2-peating Pittsburg
Imagine that top 9 with a 2018 NHL lottery win.

I may have just creamed myself.

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Re: 2018 Offseason

Post by SKYO » Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:39 pm

IF spending big cash on a free agent it's either for a center or a top pairing scoring dman, otherwise spend cheap on wingers..thus! I'm chilling on the EKane target for now, go short term 3yrs with smaller cap on a player like Maroon.

Best teams are built via the draft and deft trades, so move out a few vets for picks/prospects plus hockey deals where the team acquires a top 6 big gritty wingers and some defense help, as the defense needs a 50% overhaul.
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Re: 2018 Offseason

Post by micky107 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:11 pm

Willie is not really gone till Jarvis is!
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Re: 2018 Offseason

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:18 pm

SKYO wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:39 pm
IF spending big cash on a free agent it's either for a center or a top pairing scoring dman, otherwise spend cheap on wingers..thus! I'm chilling on the EKane target for now, go short term 3yrs with smaller cap on a player like Maroon.

Best teams are built via the draft and deft trades, so move out a few vets for picks/prospects plus hockey deals where the team acquires a top 6 big gritty wingers and some defense help, as the defense needs a 50% overhaul.
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