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Everything posted by dreegking

  1. Solid. Entering his prime. Needs to play better and should if he plans to get a bigger pay day down the road.
  2. He’s a fantastic top ten player at his position and at only 21. It needed to be 9.5/10 million. Yes. I’d be laughing at MB too, if I was Carolina.
  3. I realize he’s basically an energy guy. 4th or 5th liner. But a fourth rounder has a what...6 or 7 percent chance of making it to the NHL? Again, it’s just opening space for Mitchell who will likely shift to the wing this year.
  4. I find both deadlines and windows prior to be exciting. In season def has more allure for me as my spirit is more about hockey.
  5. 5 years? Bit broad. Teams fade out of contention and turn it around almost over night these days. I answered thinking about two years. I’m sure most did. A top tier FA away on O. And a mid tier on D. Or vice-versa.
  6. Weird. Same agent. Both probably whispered they’d like a change of scenery to the agent. And he said, “Done”.
  7. I’m trading Armia and Drouin for Stone Or Panarin
  8. We need one more W. then we have the winning team necessary for a playoff run. LOL. Weise and Weal and ?
  9. Who ? Just kidding. The tinkering begins. Can Weisse still skate? Is this the year Duchene is added?
  10. For the right price would it be a good idea to add from Anaheim in a trade. It’s a timely game in a way. Up close look. How much salary room do the Habs have? I like the depth on this team but they still need one really good player imo. To make a run at it. Closer than most think with Weber’s return and Price back to being super stellar.
  11. Byron is correct in his apology. The hut was illegal. Players need to be more careful. It’s thst simple. He deserves the punishment. I’m glad the league continues to hold players accountable. No debate on this once the video clearly dnd accurately explains what happened and what was wrong.
  12. How did Sherbak go on IR. Did he even play? Waste.
  13. Hell not be the same. Maybe never. Father Time is not nice to mid thirties who lose a year. He’ll be good of course. But a top 3 league defense man? Nah! Not again. And just how long is left in this forever waiting game?
  14. I’ll just say the best hockey I watch is the Olympics and no fighting is tolerated. End of discussion.
  15. He’s getting a long look because this is not a good team. Truly. I’m not meg cuz they lose every preseason game, typically by a wide margin. I knew it in the off-season. This is a BAD TEAM. THE GOOD NEWS - higher draft pick.
  16. You are not wrong. It was quite obvious that this defense was going to be pretty horrid. And the O lacks the pizzaz and talent required in the modern game. It just not a playoff team. It’s pretty simple.
  17. Still productive in his role.
  18. Well. He went to Edmonton and made a difference when he played with people who could make a difference. Just saying.
  19. No. But there are unintriguing players who will be signed.
  20. Ok. Firstly, yes the Habs have major work to do in the left defensive side. It's Empty. Obviously at least one right defendemen will shift. That's fairly common. But it's likely two that will play other side. Secondly, Markov now can ask for more money then the market. Just out of desperate need to keep him and be a left sided dman. Third, the team is missing a star Centre. But apart from that, I think there's a good balance of all four lines type of players. So the comment about fourth liners is out of line. With that said, the Habs are short their 4th dman. That's a given when you trade for offence, which was needed, and losing your fourth to expansion, when you can only protect three. And trading another fringe 4th/5th dean or second pairing -- in an expansion year. Which is why I just didn't get trading Beauliau for a third. I would rather have lost him and still had Emelin. Management felt otherwise. Which meant they were happy with the thought they could use Emelin's contract money to snag a FA better for the price. Or the same quality for less. I personally don't think so. It's a big gamble to me. One or or two of the blue chip drafted prospects needs to step up. Sign Markov, snag a Benn ish type FA, and it's all good. Go Habs.
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