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jammer2 last won the day on January 5 2020

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  1. Thats not so bad. No way can JVR keep this up, hes way over his career shooting percentage. The Krack take him im good with it...and would give up Lindblom for Ekholm any day. Not to thrilled about the 1st being rumored to be included with Patrick.
  2. Whats the amount of forwards they can keep if 4+ d men are protected? Thought it would go deeper than Lindblom? If that is the case, a top 4 d man is more important than Lindblom. They miss Niskanen badly and no one on this roster cam mimic his play...not even close.
  3. It all comes down to...is this a one year rental? If so, that is dumb. They are not one big move away from a history making playoff run. If its not a rental for Ekholm...then one of Sanheim or Myers must get moved before the deadline. The only way the expansion draft works for the Flyers roster is protecting 3 d men. The other option cuts to deep ....this is a lateral move. Not overly upset at losing Patrick...but NOT s 1st also. For a 1 year rental, really??
  4. Agree with your basic premise, the Flyers don't have an elite gamebreaker. Might be splitting hairs here, but questioning BC on the potential of TK, Patrick while listing Hughes is as elite is very iffy. Hughes looks bigger and stronger after being ineffective as a rook last year. He probably will become a star, but right now, you're basing that on potential, the very thing you were arguing against.
  5. Same problem as always with JVR. There is no love of the game. If he could make the same amount of money bagging groceries he would greet you with a smile as he bagged your Twinkies.
  6. I have seen some Timonen comparisons with this kid...we can only hope. Dont think the skating will ever be close though.
  7. I get where you are coming from, but he did show better wheels in his playoff appearance. Seems like waiting is the prudent course of action here. Either he shows enough to stay and becomes a regular again or hopefully ups his trade value. Worst case, he stinks and we have to outright release him, he clears waivers and goes to the AHL. .if they even have an AHL...
  8. Basically all the Flyers have left on their to do list is sign Myers. Very important to hold on to that extra cap space. There are some teams in serious cap trouble. 14 teams have less than a mill under the cap. Teams like Tampa are in real trouble. If Tampa does not drop 10 mill or so, they will not be able to play and have to forfeit games until they are csp compliant. 3 mill in cap space could get you a 1st round pick conceivably...or an outstanding player on the cheap.
  9. If we are not gonna win the Cup, I'd love to see some take no prisioners hockey!! Guys with high character and work ethic have one thing in common...they play with an unbridled sense of desperation...i miss that!!
  10. I was wondering the same thing, always a head scratcher when that many teams in such a short period are involved. He did score some really nice goals last year though. Worst case, he sucks and you bury 90% of his cap hit in the AHL. This would necessitate a 2 way deal of course. A 1 way deal would be a non starter. Thing is, even playing on the 3rd line with Laughts and NAK etc would be equal to the talent on Ottawas top line...or very close. His upside is 15ish goals...which makes the gamble worth taking...assuming 2 way deal.
  11. Just wondering out loud, if he was cheap enough, would Duclair be a decent option to strengthen the secondary scoring. I dont wanna block anyone, but Duclair on a cheap one year deal could work.
  12. He's decent on face offs...defensively responible and has 11 goals and 19 pts in 30 career playoff games...not to shabby. I agree with Zippity...he would make a solid 3C.
  13. I'll go with disturbing, but expected...lol.
  14. Gus will certainly need to be sheltered on the 3rd pairing with a defense first type of partner. My gut says this is all about the top pp and creating chances/passing lanes. That HAS to be fixed...so they are hoping a guy 2 yrs removed from 60 pts can get the job done. He is an excellent passer, but is also exploitable in his own end. If Ghost is no longer deemed the pp answer, this is an acceptable gamble...the answer did not really exist on the present roster...so Fletcher had to find an outside answer that was cost efficient and fit with expansion draft plans. Considering all the factors an
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