Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Strangelove » Sun Feb 25, 2018 3:31 pm

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Apparently there was a big melee in the dressing room . Next thing you know Burrows and Oduya are on waivers.
Yes, a few days ago, word was GMPD came into the room to address the team and they drowned him out with loud music.

Nothing to do with Burrows going on waivers though, he wasn't there...
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:09 pm

Lol Friedman said if Backlund didn’t re- up in Calgary that he was coming here. I’m curious how the Davidian outfit would spin that considering they vehemently argued that Sutter was better or had a better contract to say the least.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Strangelove » Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:29 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:09 pm
Lol Friedman said if Backlund didn’t re- up in Calgary that he was coming here. I’m curious how the Davidian outfit would spin that considering they vehemently argued that Sutter was better or had a better contract to say the least.
1). Friedman often pulls tidbits like these out his backside.

2). If true, GMJB may have been hoping to get him at a fair price (half what GMBT gave him).

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:09 am

Friedman is the best insider in the league next to Mckenzie.

Considering what Elmer has paid out in player contracts for inferior players over the past few seasons, I have little doubt he’d have paid the 5.35 schmill to Backlund and likely more.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Strangelove » Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:25 pm

Yes Blobbers, we know you’re going to choose to believe the worst about Lord Benning

… whether it springs from your imagination, that of others, or some kind of combo.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by SKYO » Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:31 pm

Friedman has turned TMZ now, he doesn't speak much on insider info anymore, it's more conjecture.
A long time ago, a baseball player remarked: "If I owned a ballclub, I'd hire a $5,000 coach and a $15,000 scout."

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:07 pm

Strangelove wrote:
Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:25 pm
Yes Blobbers, we know you’re going to choose to believe the worst about Lord Benning

… whether it springs from your imagination, that of others, or some kind of combo.
For what it’s worth I wouldn’t like a Backlund signing any more than I liked the Sutter trade or signing. For a team in the infancy of a rebuild neither player at those bloated dollars makes any sense. You could get a better bang for the buck from a Brad Richardson type player at a fraction of the cost.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:08 pm

SKYO wrote:
Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:31 pm
Friedman has turned TMZ now, he doesn't speak much on insider info anymore, it's more conjecture.
Sure he has. I guess Eklund is a good source for you. :)
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Strangelove » Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:14 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:07 pm
You could get a better bang for the buck from a Brad Richardson type player at a fraction of the cost.
Yeahno, you get what you pay for.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Meds » Sat Mar 10, 2018 9:22 pm

The rat strikes again. How long before the NHL actually sends this guy a real message.



I would suspend him for the remainder of the season and the first round of the playoffs.

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:03 am

I’m not sure about the rest of the year. He will say he was trying to avoid contact but he basically closelined him.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Topper » Sun Mar 11, 2018 11:24 am

That is two guys turning and running into each other

Nothing there.
Over the Internet, you can pretend to be anyone or anything.

I'm amazed that so many people choose to be complete twats.

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Reefer2 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:16 am

A good write up on the woes for the NYI.

https://ca.yahoo.com/sports/news/island ... 27241.html

Maybe Tavares will land in Toronto.

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by rats19 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:38 am

Reefer2 wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:16 am
A good write up on the woes for the NYI.

https://ca.yahoo.com/sports/news/island ... 27241.html

Maybe Tavares will land in Toronto.
Not without cap going the other way he won’t
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:20 pm

William Karlsson knocking on the door of 40 goals

Whooda think it ?
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