Offseason Wheelings and Dealings

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RoyalDude wrote:
Fred wrote:Evander Kane sign with Winnipeg 6 years $31.5
Bummer. HW's inside scoop got me all hopeful for us making a move on Kane.
I hope Gillis didn't waste any time on him. 8-)
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Topper wrote:
RoyalDude wrote:
Fred wrote:Evander Kane sign with Winnipeg 6 years $31.5
Bummer. HW's inside scoop got me all hopeful for us making a move on Kane.
I hope Gillis didn't waste any time on him. 8-)
Well MG has recognized the type of player we need when he pursued Doan. Like hens back teeth there are not very many of that style around and it will have a baring on what we want back for Luongo.
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Topper wrote: I hope Gillis didn't waste any time on him. 8-)
Well, by going by what HW was saying, 'the Canucks are very interested', it seems as though that the Canucks Brass were about to embark on ANOTHER path of wasted time and effort. Gillis just don't have his finger on the pulse. Just like what Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo says 'Bad Timing that's all'
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RoyalDude wrote:
Topper wrote: I hope Gillis didn't waste any time on him. 8-)
Well, by going by what HW was saying, 'the Canucks are very interested', it seems as though that the Canucks Brass were about to embark on ANOTHER path of wasted time and effort. Gillis just don't have his finger on the pulse. Just like what Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo says 'Bad Timing that's all'

MG was in on trade talks but it appears obvious that Winnipeg wanted to keep Kane and the asking price was too much. I doubt he wasted a lot of time on it but I know he was talking.

The Kane deal is like the Weber deal. Two players who would rather play elsewhere for different reasons but signed home run deals to get in under the old CBA.

I had heard Kane was not going to sign and was going to take his chances with a new CBA in order to try to maximize his chances of leaving Winnipeg. I guess he was also playing poker trying to force a trade. I guess his agent got the better of him because I think most of us can see that players like Edler that didn't re-sign may be in for a shock in the new CBA.
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I see from the Wolves roster the Canucks have signed Riley Emmerson. Fromm Abbotsford 6'8" / 230

http://www.hockeyfights.com/players/1084

was Bitz signed during this summer by another team ? just wondering
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Fred wrote:I see from the Wolves roster the Canucks have signed Riley Emmerson. Fromm Abbotsford 6'8" / 230

http://www.hockeyfights.com/players/1084

was Bitz signed during this summer by another team ? just wondering
Emmerson was signed by the Wolves, not Canucks (fortunately). Bitz seems to be jobless at the moment, but my research (TSN, Eliteprospects, Wikipedia) might be not thorough enough.
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Yeahit looks like Emmerson has spent most of his time in the ECHL so for the Wolves to sign him maybe it'sconsidred a promotion :)
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Re: Offseason Wheelings and Dealings

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Wow, like a demon with a glass hand...

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=409097

Meanwhile Kickassian is demolishing his opponents..... 8-)
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Re: Offseason Wheelings and Dealings

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Arachnid wrote: Wow, like a demon with a glass hand...

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=409097
He's faking it, just like he did with that whole back-thang!!

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Arachnid wrote: Meanwhile Kickassian is demolishing his opponents..... 8-)
.... as well as off-ice officials: suspended one game for throwing his stick in the penalty box!
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Strangelove wrote:
Arachnid wrote: Meanwhile Kickassian is demolishing his opponents..... 8-)
.... as well as off-ice officials: suspended one game for throwing his stick in the penalty box!
Asshole!

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Aaronp18 wrote: Asshole!

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