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  1. Thread: Offseason

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    It took Laughton 5.5 seasons to get to the point...

    It took Laughton 5.5 seasons to get to the point total Patty has in 2; and he was recovering from a botched sports hernia surgery ... I am shocked you canít see Patty as what he is, a high end 3C
  2. Thread: Offseason

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    What? So letís close the book on JVR not being...

    What? So letís close the book on JVR not being in the top 9 already and move onto Patrick Laine being a younger, better JVR?

    Laine is 22, scored 44 goals 2 years ago (36 in 73 games, 44 in 82,...
  3. Thread: Offseason

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    Iím confused by your post. Weíd need to move...

    Iím confused by your post. Weíd need to move Jake or JVR to make room for Laine if we traded for him in order to not destroy the roster. We donít need to move them to Winnipeg, it can be through a...
  4. Thread: Offseason

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    What? Someone who can potentially pot 50 from...

    What? Someone who can potentially pot 50 from shooting (not a net front guy) and is a 1st line RW (position of need)? You think JVR can hold a candle to Laine?

    If we get Laine, it will cost us a...
  5. Thread: Offseason

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    Oh please ... Laughton sucks and is an above...

    Oh please ... Laughton sucks and is an above average 4C ... he was destroyed as a 3C against the islanders. It is Pattyís job.
  6. Thread: Offseason

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    Frost not being on the top line isnít the...

    Frost not being on the top line isnít the argument, move him around. JVR still isnít a top 9 forward and wonít be used on the 4th line, which featured Thompson, Grant, etc. in a defensive matchup...
  7. Thread: Offseason

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    Frost Couturier TK Lindblom Hayes G Farabee...

    Frost Couturier TK
    Lindblom Hayes G
    Farabee Patty Voracek

    I donít see how it is far fetched ... our top 9 already doesnít include JVR when Frost is here full time

    So, not fictional. Iím...
  8. Thread: Offseason

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    There is what works in video games (JVR on the...

    There is what works in video games (JVR on the 4th line) and what works in real life, factoring zone starts, 2nd change, and the goal of the 4th line is possession + no allowing scoring/get off the...
  9. Thread: Offseason

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    JVR has a particular skill set that he flourishes...

    JVR has a particular skill set that he flourishes with offensively ... but that is only valuable if he has linemates that can allow him to be put in those positions ... 4th line will always be viewed...
  10. Thread: Offseason

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    JVRís defense is atrocious and Iíd rather have...

    JVRís defense is atrocious and Iíd rather have the cap flexibility ... Nate Thompson isnít on the squad ... Iíd rather have NAK, Raf, and Laughton (total of 5.5/6m combined cap hit) on the 4th line...
  11. Thread: Offseason

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    If JVR is on the 4th line, that is a 7m cap hit...

    If JVR is on the 4th line, that is a 7m cap hit on the 4th line ... not good. I draw the line of players going down to the 4th line at 4m ... if they make more than that, they have to be traded and...
  12. Thread: Offseason

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    You canít pay your 4th liners 4m+ and expect to...

    You canít pay your 4th liners 4m+ and expect to be good. The math doesnít work out.
  13. Thread: Offseason

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    Agreed

    Agreed
  14. Thread: Offseason

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    You know we could not afford that, right? Sure,...

    You know we could not afford that, right? Sure, Iíd take Pietrangelo ... but we are loaded with prospect depth there ... we donít have any lock bonafide 40 goal scorer, year in year out
  15. Thread: Offseason

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    They will have to trade ghost before I think he...

    They will have to trade ghost before I think he takes minutes
  16. Thread: Offseason

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    Iím bored too; but Steagles, you must be dying,...

    Iím bored too; but Steagles, you must be dying, Chucky-two-trades is being less exciting than Hexy haha
  17. Thread: Offseason

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    Might be a very smart move to stand pat in...

    Might be a very smart move to stand pat in advance of expansion ... youíd think the radio silence is either that or a big trade is brewing

    Patrick back for the year, and Lindblom a full year are...
  18. Thread: Offseason

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    Pietrangelo isnít even a target, not even worth...

    Pietrangelo isnít even a target, not even worth discussion. There isnít any interest on either side.

    St. Louis could score; we cannot, especially in meaningful games. Simple as that. Great...
  19. Thread: Offseason

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    Pietrangelo, seems like there is no interest in...

    Pietrangelo, seems like there is no interest in pursuing him from the flyers

    https://nhl.nbcsports.com/2020/10/07/nhl-trade-rumors-free-agency-rumblings-laine-hall-fleury-more/
  20. Thread: Offseason

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    I donít think it would also include TK; that goes...

    I donít think it would also include TK; that goes to far ... Sanheim, maybe Farabee or Frost, and a 1st ... Sanheim is a valuable, cost controlled asset.

    Ideally, they would take Voracek given...
  21. Thread: Offseason

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    I agree with you on this, he had a solid B draft....

    I agree with you on this, he had a solid B draft.

    Iíd rather have both, but if it is an Ďorí situation ... Iím not sure I agree with you is going after Pietrangelo ... Iíd much rather have Laine,...
  22. Thread: Offseason

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    No question, but step 1 is hard

    No question, but step 1 is hard
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    AV was good this year at instilling work ethic,...

    AV was good this year at instilling work ethic, walking the line of calling out our vets who have under performed for the entire Hak and most of Berube era. He makes adjustments well enough mid game...
  24. Thread: Offseason

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    It seems like Patty is on track also to begin...

    It seems like Patty is on track also to begin play without limitation soon.
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    +1

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