Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Groovypippin » Fri Jun 28, 2013 3:09 pm

Rumsfeld wrote:Reefer and Mondi being negative about the future?
I'm not being negative when I contend that replacing 100% of fossil fuel use worldwide tomorrow with power of unicorn farts is unlikely. I'm simply being realistic. So are Reefer and Mondi.

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by rats19 » Fri Jun 28, 2013 3:11 pm

Groovypippin wrote:
Rumsfeld wrote:Reefer and Mondi being negative about the future?
I'm not being negative when I contend that we will not replace 100% of fossil fuel use worldwide tomorrow because we're unlikely to harness the power of unicorn farts. I'm simply being realistic. So are Reefer and Mondi.
U underestimate the power of the unifart....methinks
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Rumsfeld » Fri Jun 28, 2013 3:13 pm

Groovypippin wrote:
Rumsfeld wrote:Reefer and Mondi being negative about the future?
I'm not being negative when I contend that replacing 100% of fossil fuel use worldwide tomorrow with power of unicorn farts is unlikely. I'm simply being realistic. So are Reefer and Mondi.
OK, let's see what the roster looks like to start the season. I contend there will be some major changes.

In fact, I think it's unrealistic to assume there won't be.

If you knew anything about Reef's history you'd know pessimism is a way of life for him... when we were winning Presidents Trophies the rhetoric was pretty much the same.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Reefer2 » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:19 pm

Rumsfeld wrote:
Groovypippin wrote:
Rumsfeld wrote:Reefer and Mondi being negative about the future?
I'm not being negative when I contend that replacing 100% of fossil fuel use worldwide tomorrow with power of unicorn farts is unlikely. I'm simply being realistic. So are Reefer and Mondi.
OK, let's see what the roster looks like to start the season. I contend there will be some major changes.

In fact, I think it's unrealistic to assume there won't be.

If you knew anything about Reef's history you'd know pessimism is a way of life for him... when we were winning Presidents Trophies the rhetoric was pretty much the same.
Yawn and yet I am right.

1) We have good players so MG is probably hoping a coach change is all that is needed, plus rid of the Luongo distraction
2) MG has stated he does not ask player to be traded who have NTC/NMC or what ever
3) MG in all his time here has not made any big trades (sometimes this is hard to do in the current NHL)
4) Maybe a core change is not needed if he signs the right FA (asshole or 2)

Put this and other things all together and it means very little will change on the core. Not negative at all but maybe because I believe differently someone like you just relies on you standard schtick???

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Rumsfeld » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:28 pm

Reefer2 wrote:Yawn and yet I am right.
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It's June 28th and you're right? Awesome stuff Reefster.
Not negative at all but maybe because I believe differently someone like you just relies on you standard schtick???
LOL.

The rest of your sentence makes very little sense. Maybe tone it down on the 151 before posting next time.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Reefer2 » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:33 pm

Where is that ignore button again?

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Southern_Canuck » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:35 pm

Reefer2 wrote:3) MG in all his time here has not made any big trades (sometimes this is hard to do in the current NHL)
I consider the following to be "big" trades:

2nd/3rd for Steve Bernier
White/Rahimi for Ehrhoff/Lukowich
Grabner/Bernier/1st for Ballard/Oreskovich
Samuelsson/Sturm for Booth
Hodgson/Sulzer for Kassian/Gragnani

What does it take for you to consider it a big trade?

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Rumsfeld » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:37 pm

Reefer2 wrote:Where is that ignore button again?
As if you'd ever ignore me. You love it Reefy!

:D

High school diploma or not, I enjoy trying to read your stuff!
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Strangelove » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:37 pm

Groovypippin wrote:
Rumsfeld wrote: Reefer and Mondi being negative about the future?
I'm not being negative when I contend that replacing 100% of fossil fuel use worldwide tomorrow with power of unicorn farts is unlikely. I'm simply being realistic. So are Reefer and Mondi.
So in essence you're saying it's IMPOSSIBLE that the Canucks acquire Letang.

And you're saying that equates to being "realistic"?? :lol:
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Reefer2 » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:38 pm

Southern_Canuck wrote:
Reefer2 wrote:3) MG in all his time here has not made any big trades (sometimes this is hard to do in the current NHL)
I consider the following to be "big" trades:

2nd/3rd for Steve Bernier
White/Rahimi for Ehrhoff/Lukowich
Grabner/Bernier/1st for Ballard/Oreskovich
Samuelsson/Sturm for Booth
Hodgson/Sulzer for Kassian/Gragnani

What does it take for you to consider it a big trade?



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Maybe Hodgson but can any of those compare to trading Edler?

Ballard now does not look like a big trade but an overpayment.

All the above really were spare parts for spare parts.

Edit - well that was weird, my post got blended in your quotes

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Strangelove » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:40 pm

Reefer2 wrote: Not negative at all
C'mon Reefs be a little realistic K buds? ;)
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Topper » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:41 pm

Championship teams build through the draft and supplement the edges through trades.
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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Southern_Canuck » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:42 pm

Reefer2 wrote:Maybe Hodgson but can any of those compare to trading Edler?

Ballard now does not look like a big trade but an overpayment.

All the above really were spare parts for spare parts.
Hodgson... but you don't consider trading any 1st round pick to be a big trade? Or acquiring Ehrhoff?

You and I obviously have different ideas of what constitutes a big trade.

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Rumsfeld » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:45 pm

Southern_Canuck wrote:You and I obviously have different ideas of big trades.
You also probably have different ideas of what constitutes a sentence in the King's English!

Butr whatcha gonna do...

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Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Post by Hockey Widow » Fri Jun 28, 2013 6:36 pm

From my point of view a straight up trade of Edler, signed for eternity, for Letang with one year left, would be a fair deal.

But I don't see MG making Letang the highest paid player on the team even though he was willing to give that honour to Weber. Now if Pitt let us talk to Letang first and we got a deal worked out then I could see giving more than Edler.
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