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Re: From Bountiful to Ponoka

Postby RoyalDude » Mon Mar 25, 2013 5:54 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:So the asking price for Iggy is a first, a good young prospect and a roster player or another prospect.

Schroeder, 1st and Connauton get it done ??

Maybe one of Gaunce or Jensen instead of the little guy ?


Boi, it surprises me Blob that you of all people would be on board with all those morons today on 1040 who are actually buying into Blake Price's hype machine that we should give up those kinds of assets for a player on his last legs. How many times do we have to go down the route of bringing in these stars way passed their prime to realize that they never ever work out for the better.

A lot of folks in this city have a weird obsession with past stars like they are still shining bright today.
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Re: From Bountiful to Ponoka

Postby RoyalDude » Mon Mar 25, 2013 5:56 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:In a hearbeat I trade Schroeder, a 1st and Connauton for Iginla if he signed a three year extension for Sedin type money.

A tiny centre who may one day be 45 point centre, a late first and a sketchy prospect for a proven, consistent 35 goal scorer who plays with an edge.

I'd be more hesitant to throw in Gaunce or Jensen but if the pick became a 2nd I persuaded. This team needs an injection of skill up front and the way Gillis went after Doan I am willing to be he has called Feaster about Iginla.


So the Schroeder, Raymond, Hansen chemistry just doesn't balance with you?
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Re: From Bountiful to Ponoka

Postby Blob Mckenzie » Mon Mar 25, 2013 6:00 pm

Iginla has a lot left in the tank Pacific Blue. I guess 35 goal scorers grow on fucking trees in some people's minds. He is 35 and is CONSISTENTLY the most fit player on the Flames. No we won't trade a 5 ft 6 centre , a scrub prospect and a late 1st round pick for a 35 goal scorer. We should just offer Weise and Ballard instead. :roll:
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Re: From Bountiful to Ponoka

Postby Aaronp18 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 6:52 pm

What's the point in going after Iggy, we aren't on his apparent 4 team list.

If San Jose is in the selling mood I think we look there.
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Re: From Bountiful to Ponoka

Postby Island Nucklehead » Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:09 pm

Aaronp18 wrote:What's the point in going after Iggy, we aren't on his apparent 4 team list.

If San Jose is in the selling mood I think we look there.


I think SJ was just looking at getting assets for a guy they didn't need. They've played Burns at forward, and they've got Brentwood Bay boy Matt Irwin (5 goals) making some noise on the back end and forcing himself onto the roster.
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Re: From Bountiful to Ponoka

Postby Aaronp18 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:26 pm

Island Nucklehead wrote:I think SJ was just looking at getting assets for a guy they didn't need. They've played Burns at forward, and they've got Brentwood Bay boy Matt Irwin (5 goals) making some noise on the back end and forcing himself onto the roster.


So you're thinking addition by subtraction?

The Sharks are fighting to even get in the playoffs. We're worried about the Sedins aging, the Sharks core is aging faster than ours. If they don't take a run soon who knows when they'll get back to the success they had.

Mind you they are a playoff disaster.

That's why I'm thinking they need bigger change than just a pending UFA.
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Re: From Bountiful to Ponoka

Postby Island Nucklehead » Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:33 pm

Aaronp18 wrote:
Island Nucklehead wrote:I think SJ was just looking at getting assets for a guy they didn't need. They've played Burns at forward, and they've got Brentwood Bay boy Matt Irwin (5 goals) making some noise on the back end and forcing himself onto the roster.


So you're thinking addition by subtraction?

The Sharks are fighting to even get in the playoffs. We're worried about the Sedins aging, the Sharks core is aging faster than ours. If they don't take a run soon who knows when they'll get back to the success they had.

Mind you they are a playoff disaster.

That's why I'm thinking they need ginger change than just a pending UFA.


Well I'm just speculating. Murray hasn't really done much this year for them and they've got a bit of a logjam at D.

I would love to pick their pocket for cheap (a la Ehrhoff), but they'll be in our division starting next year, so I'd be wary of giving them too much.

Dan Boyle's name keeps popping up, however. He's a RHD......
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Re: From Bountiful to Ponoka

Postby Blob Mckenzie » Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:03 pm

Aaronp18 wrote:What's the point in going after Iggy, we aren't on his apparent 4 team list.



Elliotte Friedman believes different...too lazy to find/post the link.
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Re: From Bountiful to Ponoka

Postby Hockey Widow » Mon Mar 25, 2013 9:56 pm

Iggy would come to Vancouver under the right circumstances. The problem is if you give up too much and he isn't re-signed then you are hooped. I highly doubt he even thinks about an extension unless it is with Calgary. If he is traded he will wait until July 1 to get a deal.
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Re: From Bountiful to Ponoka

Postby dbr » Tue Mar 26, 2013 6:50 am

Boy, maybe Jay Feaster grows a pair and comes to terms with being The One Who Traded Iggy, but I don't think for a minute that he'd grow a big enough pair to be The One Who Traded Iggy to Vancouver.
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Re: From Bountiful to Ponoka

Postby Blob Mckenzie » Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:05 am

Hockey Widow wrote:Iggy would come to Vancouver under the right circumstances. The problem is if you give up too much and he isn't re-signed then you are hooped. I highly doubt he even thinks about an extension unless it is with Calgary. If he is traded he will wait until July 1 to get a deal.



Cousin Kevin says Iginla does not want to be a rental and wants to sign an extension with the team he is dealt to.
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Re: From Bountiful to Ponoka

Postby Potatoe1 » Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:17 am

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Hockey Widow wrote:Iggy would come to Vancouver under the right circumstances. The problem is if you give up too much and he isn't re-signed then you are hooped. I highly doubt he even thinks about an extension unless it is with Calgary. If he is traded he will wait until July 1 to get a deal.



Cousin Kevin says Iginla does not want to be a rental and wants to sign an extension with the team he is dealt to.



With out checking Cap geek, I suspect signing Iginla to a deal would be cost prohibitive.

That said the Canucks were all hot and bothered for Shane Doan this summer, I wouldn't be surprised if there is huge interest in Iginla

I'm sure we would have to trade Luongo, clear Booth + Ballard, and let raymond + higgens walk next year.
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Re: From Bountiful to Ponoka

Postby vic » Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:40 am

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Aaronp18 wrote:What's the point in going after Iggy, we aren't on his apparent 4 team list.



Elliotte Friedman believes different...too lazy to find/post the link.


Q: Is he available?
A: Depends on who you are. Right now, he will only consider an elite group of teams with high Stanley Cup aspirations. The Flames would like him to expand that list because it increases their chances of a better return. Would St. Louis, for example, want in on this possibility? But Iginla's no-move protection allows him control of this process, so that is totally up to him.

Q: OK, what are the teams?
A: There are multiple reports of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks, Boston Bruins and Los Angeles Kings. I was nervous Saturday about specific teams because there was conflicting information. Initially, the four mentioned to me were Pittsburgh, Boston, Los Angeles and Anaheim Ducks. I don't like to guess and wasn't certain.

Here's the kicker, though. There are some excellent sources who say Iginla would go to the Vancouver Canucks.

Q: What?
A: For all the drama around the Lions Gate Bridge this season, the Canucks are third in the Western Conference and tied for the sixth in the NHL. That said, Vancouver is probably Calgary's 28th choice as a trade partner (guess who's last) and it fits with what Kevin Weekes said on Hotstove Tonight this past weekend.

Weekes said Iginla is not interested in being a rental. If that is correct, it opens the possibility he would like a contract extension as part of the process. It's an interesting wrinkle. Iginla's summer home is in Kelowna, B.C., and that would be easy on his family. But I can't see it happening with the Canucks as they have enough contract concerns heading into 2013-14.


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Re: From Bountiful to Ponoka

Postby dbr » Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:43 am

I did not listen but over on HFBoards they're saying Pierre Lebrun was on the TEAM 1040 with Farhan Lalji yesterday and he (Lebrun) speculated that Iginla wants to finish up in Vancouver.
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Re: From Bountiful to Ponoka

Postby damonberryman » Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:36 am

dbr wrote:I did not listen but over on HFBoards they're saying Pierre Lebrun was on the TEAM 1040 with Farhan Lalji yesterday and he (Lebrun) speculated that Iginla wants to finish up in Vancouver.

Giving up Gaunce or Jensen would be a mistake. How about a first rounder this year and a lower level prospect like KC in Chicago? Iggy is 35 and has played hard all his years. He will help us now but not so much in the future.
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