Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Uncle dans leg » Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:55 am

Hes a 1st line left winger Vic...sort out the crazy old lady issues and theres the other side of your top line for peanuts. The canucks LW depth is all either 19 yrs olds or career underachievers like Sven Bearchi/7 hits Eriksson
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by micky107 » Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:03 am

San Jose has officially started their first tank! Nice and early too, I might add.
All joking aside, are they f**king nuts?

Something weird or unknown with this.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Island Nucklehead » Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:06 am

Lancer wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:19 am
vic wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:20 am
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Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:00 am
Hoffman gone.

https://www.tsn.ca/senators-trade-hoffm ... -1.1116853

No surprise.
And gone again..

Sharks trade Hoffman to Panthers for a bunch of picks
I'd say Ottawa got the better end of this series of deals. Boedkker is no slouch, even if he won't score as much as Hoffman. The head-scratcher is San Jose giving up Boedkker, a D prospect and a later-round pick for Hoffman, only to trade him away for three picks - none of them a first-rounder. Was this a cap-dump of Boedkker, and Wilson just wanted to load up on picks, or did he really want Hoffman until he saw what a toxic mess he was getting into? Given the short turn-around time between the trades, it makes me lean towards the former. Wilson had to have done his homework before trading for Hoffman.

There was a time not long ago when Hoffman's price would have been a late 1st-rounder at least. The world moves fast.
I think San Jose did well here. They cleared cap ($4M can be split RFA's Tierney and Hertl) and maintain plenty of room for UFA season, while restocking the pipeline. IN: 2nd, 4th, 5th, 5th. Out: 6th, 7th.

Flordia gets the best player of the day, but also the biggest potential head-case (his fiancé facing legal issues), not to mention the potential for further locker room disruption (how do the ladies in the Panthers family suite accept her?).

The biggest win for Ottawa is moving on from the scandal. Boedker is overpaid for what he brings (35-ish points). They managed to upgrade a marginal 22-year old ECHL dman for a marginal 22-year old AHL dman, while downgrading from a 5th to a 6th rounder.

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:10 am

San Jose dumped a contract they didn’t like and got some high picks added to the cupboard. Wilson is a genius. This Donaghey Guy is 22 and in the ECHL. He’s a scrub prospect at best
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:12 am

micky107 wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:03 am
San Jose has officially started their first tank! Nice and early too, I might add.
All joking aside, are they f**king nuts?

Something weird or unknown with this.
Dumping a bad contract for picks is called being smart. I can see where you’re confused here. :roll:
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by vic » Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:15 am

Uncle dans leg wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:55 am
Hes a 1st line left winger Vic...sort out the crazy old lady issues and theres the other side of your top line for peanuts. The canucks LW depth is all either 19 yrs olds or career underachievers like Sven Bearchi/7 hits Eriksson
Hoffman is going to hit UFA in 2 years, already making 5 mil per, he'll probably want/get 7+ on a long term deal at the ripe old age of 30.

He's a good player now ready to help a team get over the hump and win a cup - by the time the Canucks window is wide open again, he'll be 32-36 years old - rather the team spend the money then on a big name player in his late 20's to put them over the top.

Signing him as a 30 year old to anything longer than a 3-4 year deal would be the clear definition of wasted cap space.

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by micky107 » Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:36 am

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:12 am
micky107 wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:03 am
San Jose has officially started their first tank! Nice and early too, I might add.
All joking aside, are they f**king nuts?

Something weird or unknown with this.
Dumping a bad contract for picks is called being smart. I can see where you’re confused here. :roll:
No first rounders is a big gambol. That's really gonna take a genius.
But hey; Evander will be a great mentor for the young. :drink:
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Hockey Widow » Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:42 pm

In this trade it seems everyone won. Ottawa got a respectable player back and rid themselves of a problem. Florida got a respectable LW for a handful of picks, none of which were a first. SJS cleared cap and landed a handful of picks to boot.

All three teams had different goals and they seemed to accomplish them.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Uncle dans leg » Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:57 pm

vic wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:15 am
Uncle dans leg wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:55 am
Hes a 1st line left winger Vic...sort out the crazy old lady issues and theres the other side of your top line for peanuts. The canucks LW depth is all either 19 yrs olds or career underachievers like Sven Bearchi/7 hits Eriksson
Hoffman is going to hit UFA in 2 years, already making 5 mil per, he'll probably want/get 7+ on a long term deal at the ripe old age of 30.

He's a good player now ready to help a team get over the hump and win a cup - by the time the Canucks window is wide open again, he'll be 32-36 years old - rather the team spend the money then on a big name player in his late 20's to put them over the top.

Signing him as a 30 year old to anything longer than a 3-4 year deal would be the clear definition of wasted cap space.
This i can agree with.

It always fires up the fan in me whenever top liners get moved for far less than market value and my team isnt in on it
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Strangelove » Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:05 pm

Hockey Widow wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:42 pm
In this trade it seems everyone won. Ottawa got a respectable player back and rid themselves of a problem. Florida got a respectable LW for a handful of picks, none of which were a first. SJS cleared cap and landed a handful of picks to boot.

All three teams had different goals and they seemed to accomplish them.
Ottawa also saves a lot of real money.

Hoffman gets $5.65M-per over the next two seasons.

Boedker gets $3M-per over the next two seasons.

Also I'll bet throw-in young RH dee Bergman is their #7/#8 dman next year and he has upside.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:16 pm

Uncle dans leg wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:57 pm
vic wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:15 am
Uncle dans leg wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:55 am
Hes a 1st line left winger Vic...sort out the crazy old lady issues and theres the other side of your top line for peanuts. The canucks LW depth is all either 19 yrs olds or career underachievers like Sven Bearchi/7 hits Eriksson
Hoffman is going to hit UFA in 2 years, already making 5 mil per, he'll probably want/get 7+ on a long term deal at the ripe old age of 30.

He's a good player now ready to help a team get over the hump and win a cup - by the time the Canucks window is wide open again, he'll be 32-36 years old - rather the team spend the money then on a big name player in his late 20's to put them over the top.

Signing him as a 30 year old to anything longer than a 3-4 year deal would be the clear definition of wasted cap space.
This i can agree with.

It always fires up the fan in me whenever top liners get moved for far less than market value and my team isnt in on it
He’s a lumbering player who is turning 29. This team needs speed not another Loui who’s soft and slow. Build with youth
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Topper » Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:10 pm

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Topper » Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:11 pm

Boedker was the guy I wanted when LE was signed.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by DHA » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:21 pm

Around the league....YO Edmonton remember the problem kid you shipped out of town he’s now the NHL MVP HEART TROPHY Winner....it’s official Edmonton is only good for hot reporters ..just ask Pronger...where talent goes to rot.. kevin is biggest joke in the league.

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by vic » Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:58 am

DHA wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:21 pm
Around the league....YO Edmonton remember the problem kid you shipped out of town he’s now the NHL MVP HEART TROPHY Winner....it’s official Edmonton is only good for hot reporters ..just ask Pronger...where talent goes to rot.. kevin is biggest joke in the league.
And the guy taken with the 16th overall draft pick in 2015 that EDM traded to the Islanders for Griffin Reinhart just won the Calder.

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