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Everything posted by dlbalr

  1. Permanent Rumour Thread

    I think he should get some interest but he turns 25 partway through this coming season which may scare a few teams off when it comes to his upside. He looks more like a 3/4 goalie than a possible backup now. It's telling that the Habs didn't try to sign him before trading him to Edmonton and then the Oilers didn't even offer him a contract. I wonder if he'll have to settle for an AHL deal as a result.
  2. Permanent Rumour Thread

    It sounds like Carolina is the top contender at this point which is an odd choice for someone who wants to get NHL time quickly.
  3. Permanent Rumour Thread

    Yes, it's Jimmy Murphy but it is the middle of the summer when rumours (from credible sources or not) are hard to find. He has the Habs as a team interested in Chase Priskie. https://bostonhockeynow.com/2019/08/15/could-a-bruins-rival-land-prized-ncaa-ufa-chase-priskie/
  4. Injury news

    Joel Teasdale is out at least 7 months due to a torn ACL and MCL. Surgery will be required (likely when the swelling subsides enough to actually do it). https://www.nhl.com/canadiens/news/joel-teasdale-out-for-a-minimum-of-seven-months-due-to-a-knee-injury/c-308550130
  5. Non-Rocket Habs Prospect tracker

    In a move that has been expected for a few years now, the Habs officially parted ways with Nikolas Koberstein yesterday. http://www.habsworld.net/2019/08/habs-relinquish-the-rights-to-nikolas-koberstein/
  6. Stuff moved from the Rumour thread that isn't rumours

    They basically already were. CapFriendly was using Elite Prospects' stats already; about the only difference I can see is now there's a CapFriendly link on an Elite Prospects player profile (instead of having the cap hit as uncredited).
  7. Stuff moved from the Rumour thread that isn't rumours

    In an effort to keep the rumour thread about rumours, I've split a lot of the talk from the last couple of weeks into here. Proceed (preferably without the same few up/downvoting simply because of who's posting and not the actual post quality...).
  8. The fun has already started - Boston lost in the Stanley Cup Final, Matt Niskanen is now in Philly, and Jordan Eberle re-signs with the Islanders. What else is going to happen? As usual, we'll use this thread to discuss the goings on around the league this offseason.
  9. 2019 NHL Offseason Thread

    Shattenkirk to Tampa Bay, one year and $1.75MM. That's a really nice pickup for them although they may have to go make another cap dump trade unless they force Point onto a bridge deal. They're also at 49 contracts with Point (and Adam Erne) to re-sign so they'll have to trade a player or two to get into contract compliance as well.
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  11. 2019 NHL Offseason Thread

    I think they'll be okay just by burying a couple of players in the minors. Matt Hunwick and Casey Nelson come to mind. That would knock off nearly a couple of million from their cap and get them back under. I think they'd like to get rid of Scandella (to free up a spot for Jokiharju or Pilut) but a trade is probably their preferred route for him.
  12. 2019 HW NFL Pool

    Our annual football pool has been renewed for its 18th season. Returning members have been sent invites to return through the email linked with their fantasy account. Let me know if you don't see it in your email (make sure the email address you have linked with your account is an active one). If you won't be able to play this year, let me know and I'll open the spot for someone else. If you haven't played before and would like to join, post a note here or send me a PM/email and if a spot opens up, I'll send off an invite.
  13. Permanent Rumour Thread

    It wouldn't reflect very well on them if they denied Mellanby an opportunity to get a promotion. He has interviewed with a few teams in the past for their GM job.
  14. Stuff moved from the Rumour thread that isn't rumours

    I feel the same way. Especially with the buyout window opening for NYR and CGY, it could be an interesting couple of days. (It looks like Shattenkirk will be turfed when the window opens up tomorrow.)
  15. It didn't take until training camp this time around. That's...something. It's a one-year, two-way deal worth $700,000 in the NHL, $125,000 in the AHL, and has a total guarantee of $150,000. http://www.habsworld.net/2019/07/habs-re-sign-michael-mccarron-2/
  16. Montreal's 2018-19 Free Agents: Restricted (Class II): None Unrestricted (Class III): None Unrestricted (Class UFA): Daniel Audette Players will be removed from the list as they sign. Relevant Links: HW Contract Page Waiver Situation - Anyone making $375,000 + the minimum salary ($650,000 for 2017-18) will count in part against the cap upon a reduction to the minors. For example, a player making $1.2 million would count as $175,000 on the cap (1.2 M - [375k + 650k]). Known no-trade clauses: - Karl Alzner (7 team NTC) - Ben Chiarot (10 team NTC) - Jonathan Drouin (3 team NTC as of July 1, 2021) - Jeff Petry (NMC, 15-team NTC) - Carey Price (Modified NTC, NMC) If you have any questions, either PM me or reply to this thread. (As this is a thread for everyone, if there's something you'd like covered, please let me know.) More information will be added throughout the season and as it becomes available. The thread will be cleaned out periodically to try to keep all relevant information within 1 page.
  17. 2019 NHL Offseason Thread

    And it's not a coincidence that right at the time the trade was made, Deryk Engelland signed a contract with performance bonuses in it. (They also have Cody Glass who could hit some if he winds up playing for them next season.) I had heard that his deal was basically done three weeks ago so it's clear that clearing out Clarkson was what was holding up the official announcement. For Vegas, this move gives them a bit of protection with the bonuses (plus someone they might like as a backup goalie).
  18. Non-Rocket Habs Prospect tracker

    It was looking like the Habs would have a lot of players here but that's now three that won't participate (the others being Struble and Norlinder).
  19. 2019 NHL Offseason Thread

    The Leafs are already going to be in LTIR for all of next season so going deeper isn't perceived as a much bigger risk. If Marner waits until during the season to re-sign like Nylander, this will give them a bit more flexibility to accommodate the higher Year 1 cap hit that will hit the books (assuming they can pile up enough contracts to get right to the Upper Limit before LTIR'ing Clarkson and Horton). If Marner re-signs this summer, then they get into offseason LTIR (and admittedly, I don't know the mechanics of that particular calculation). In the meantime, they get a pick for someone they gave up on and it's not as if they'll have to pay a lot in cash to do it - only 20% of Clarkson's deal is uninsured. Assuming his signing bonus was paid July 1st, his salary is only $1 million so technically, they save actual money with the trade. (Where was Ottawa in all this? This seems right up their alley...)
  20. With the trade deadline soon approaching and most threads permeating into ideas of trades regardless of the original topic, I think it's time to have a proposal thread. So, here's a place where you can toss your ideas out there and get feedback. For those who wish to comment on offers, please try to be civil and constructive in any criticisms/discussion, we don't want any flame wars happening. That thought notwithstanding, have some fun with this, you never know what interesting ideas can be generated when tossing trade options out there.
  21. Hudon re ups with habs

    He filed for arbitration so he was forcing a contract one way or the other. They still had a couple of weeks before the hearing but he was getting a contract one way or the other. It actually came in a bit lower than I expected.