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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Tciso » Tue Feb 19, 2013 9:48 am

Meds wrote:Belfour, Esposito, Hasek, Hall.....maybe throw Rollins in there.

So I really don't think having to run with a backup in Emery and an AHL call-up makes a difference to them.



Ant the Canucks had Lou, McLean and Brodeur. Hmm. Lou it top notch, but McLean and Brodeur were not ever considered top 10 goalies, let alone elite. Chicago has historically had a lot better goal tending than the Canucks. I'd love to see Chicago hit the crapper with Emery and their AHL backup. Well, either goalie will look bad once Chicago's hot streak is over.

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Meds » Tue Feb 19, 2013 8:24 pm

Tciso wrote:
Meds wrote:Belfour, Esposito, Hasek, Hall.....maybe throw Rollins in there.

So I really don't think having to run with a backup in Emery and an AHL call-up makes a difference to them.



Ant the Canucks had Lou, McLean and Brodeur. Hmm. Lou it top notch, but McLean and Brodeur were not ever considered top 10 goalies, let alone elite. Chicago has historically had a lot better goal tending than the Canucks. I'd love to see Chicago hit the crapper with Emery and their AHL backup. Well, either goalie will look bad once Chicago's hot streak is over.

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Well I would hope that an original six franchise would boast better goaltending history than the Canucks.....
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Per » Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:43 pm

Meds wrote:Well I would hope that an original six franchise would boast better goaltending history than the Canucks.....


Seriously? :eh:

Now, I can ser why you would assume, presume, reckon, deduct, find it plausible, reasonable or even accept it.
But wishing for it?!

Now that's treason! :evil:
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Meds » Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:22 am

Per wrote:
Meds wrote:Well I would hope that an original six franchise would boast better goaltending history than the Canucks.....


Seriously? :eh:

Now, I can ser why you would assume, presume, reckon, deduct, find it plausible, reasonable or even accept it.
But wishing for it?!

Now that's treason! :evil:


:lol:

The expression, "I would hope so", does not necessarily translate as "I wish it were".....

Stupid Viking. :scowl:

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby CFP! » Wed Feb 20, 2013 12:25 pm

DUCKS SIGN G FASTH TO TWO-YEAR, $5.8M CONTRACT EXTENSION

One of the breakout stories of the 2012/13 NHL season was rewarded on Wednesday as the Anaheim Ducks signed rookie goaltender Viktor Fasth to a two-year, $5.8 million contract extension.

This season for the Ducks, his first in the NHL, Fasth has posted a perfect 8-0-0 record with a 1.78 goals against average and a .933 save percentage.


wow....nice raise for only eight games.

Looking at the Ducks GT'ing depth.....is another wow. So, Hiller moves to Toronto, ANA hangs onto Perry/Getzlaf?

Hiller
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Andersen? (who was drafted by the Canes, then two yrs later by the Ducks.....)
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby tantalum » Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:00 pm

It finally happened...the Sabres fired Ruff and are in the market for a new coach.

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=416441
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby vic » Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:33 pm

Fire AV, hire Ruff
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Topper » Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:52 pm

tantalum wrote:It finally happened...the Sabres fired Ruff and are in the market for a new coach.

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=416441

Lindy's shelf life in Buffalo was up but was certainly aided by the shit hand his GM dealt him, and that traces goes back to the previous ownership's money woes that they never recovered from.

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Uncle dans leg » Wed Feb 20, 2013 9:37 pm

Is it too early to label Hodgson(and his silent G spawning father) a coach killer?
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Lancer » Thu Feb 21, 2013 3:07 pm

Uncle dans leg wrote:Is it too early to label Hodgson(and his silent G spawning father) a coach killer?


AV sends Ruff a sympathy card... :lol:
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Meds » Thu Feb 21, 2013 10:20 pm

And Ottawa's season just keep getting worse.

Anderson leaves the game with a lower body injury. Looked to be in significant pain and couldn't really bear any weight on his left leg as he was helped off.

After the game he commented that it is just an ankle sprain and he hopes to be back soon. Good luck with that, I expect him to be gone for at least 3 weeks.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Topper » Fri Feb 22, 2013 10:57 am

Everyone knows civil suit settlements are better in California.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby ukcanuck » Fri Feb 22, 2013 12:33 pm

Topper wrote:Everyone knows civil suit settlements are better in California.

One guy does for sure...
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Hockey Widow » Fri Feb 22, 2013 4:15 pm

DiPietro on waivers.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Postby Strangelove » Fri Feb 22, 2013 5:01 pm

Meds wrote:And Ottawa's season just keep getting worse.

Anderson leaves the game with a lower body injury. Looked to be in significant pain and couldn't really bear any weight on his left leg as he was helped off.


Is it just me or has the NHL declared open season on goalies?

Seems alotta goalies are getting run... and not many calls.
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