Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Lancer » Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:18 am

Reefer2 wrote:Didnt know where to put this but Toronto Sports Network has the Laughs ranked #1 in the league.

I thought journalist where supposed to have some integrity and report the truth?

Can't wait to see the fans and media start to cry (and Tuna breath) as the team drops as other teams learn to play against them.


Canadian "national" level hockey media descended to the level of league/club puppetry a long time ago - about the time that media corporations started buying sports clubs. Outside of blogs and some local media, Canadian hockey journalism is now nothing but publicists and marketers. I only read TSN and Sportsnet content for laughs and rumours - and then laugh at half the 'rumours'.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby micky107 » Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:53 am

Reefer2 wrote:Didnt know where to put this but Toronto Sports Network has the Laughs ranked #1 in the league.

I thought journalist where supposed to have some integrity and report the truth?

Can't wait to see the fans and media start to cry (and Tuna breath) as the team drops as other teams learn to play against them.


In the league ? :lol:

I don't even have them as top 5 in the East points wise after 82 games. They are not built for that yet.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby SKYO » Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:41 pm

Just EIGHT more years to go for Parise and Suter's contracts at $7.5M per with full NMC.
https://thehockeywriters.com/minnesota- ... ign=buffer

Almost half-way through those mega contracts for minny.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Reefer2 » Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:34 am

SKYO wrote:Just EIGHT more years to go for Parise and Suter's contracts at $7.5M per with full NMC.
https://thehockeywriters.com/minnesota- ... ign=buffer

Almost half-way through those mega contracts for minny.


And they have nothing to show for it.

Contracts are too high for good players.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Ronning's Ghost » Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:15 pm

Reefer2 wrote:Contracts are too high for good players.


Interesting idea. This implies that you would be better off building a balanced team with a lot of almost-star players, but no superstars. In theory, I would be inclined to agree with you, but between them, the Blackhawks and the Penguins have 6 of the last 9 Cups, and they have superstar-heavy payrolls.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Hockey Widow » Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:19 pm

Bieksa out indefinitely with hand injury. Contrary to what some thought, it's his left hand, the non superman hand.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Hockey Widow » Mon Oct 30, 2017 4:00 pm

The Ship has sailed, all the way back to Russia. Vegas to place him on unconditional waivers for the purposes of a mutual voiding of the contract. Wonder if he gets to keep his 2.5 million dollar signing bonus.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Cornuck » Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:31 pm

Hockey Widow wrote:Wonder if he gets to keep his 2.5 million dollar signing bonus.


I think so - $2 million for 31 minutes of ice time. :D
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Hockey Widow » Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:31 pm

Cornuck wrote:
Hockey Widow wrote:Wonder if he gets to keep his 2.5 million dollar signing bonus.


I think so - $2 million for 31 minutes of ice time. :D



They probably need the cap hit :mrgreen:
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Uncle dans leg » Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:20 pm

Fuck is Tavares ever on fire. Wasn't the dude calling him washed up a couple weeks ago on here :lol:
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Blob Mckenzie » Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:22 pm

Uncle dans leg wrote:Fuck is Tavares ever on fire. Wasn't the dude calling him washed up a couple weeks ago on here :lol:


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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Uncle dans leg » Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:23 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Uncle dans leg wrote:Fuck is Tavares ever on fire. Wasn't the dude calling him washed up a couple weeks ago on here :lol:


Him or Ekblad

Lol ya Ekblad is unreal. What's with the dude on those 2? They're Allstars
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Strangelove » Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:50 pm

Hockey Widow wrote:The Ship has sailed, all the way back to Russia. Vegas to place him on unconditional waivers for the purposes of a mutual voiding of the contract. Wonder if he gets to keep his 2.5 million dollar signing bonus.


He has to pay most of that back to Vegas...
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby SKYO » Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:06 pm

Strangelove wrote:
Hockey Widow wrote:The Ship has sailed, all the way back to Russia. Vegas to place him on unconditional waivers for the purposes of a mutual voiding of the contract. Wonder if he gets to keep his 2.5 million dollar signing bonus.


He has to pay most of that back to Vegas...


He should put that 2mill in a offshore bank account, bolt to russia and never come back. :thumbs: That's pocket change for Vegas.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Strangelove » Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:11 pm

Well he can't have his contract voided (and sign a KHL contract) until he pays it back.

FriedMan says he gets to keep $86K of that $2M...

http://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/nhl/31-t ... mpact-nhl/
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