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 Re: 2018-19 NHL Game Day Thread... [message #724918 is a reply to message #719537 ]
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Looking at St. Louis, it's hard to figure what's happened to that team (outside of bad goaltending). Pretty solid looking group of players on paper.

O'Reilly is at a point per game. Schenn and Tarasenko are disappointing a bit at 18 and 20 points respectively.

The scoring from Parayko (8 points) and Pietrangelo (11 points) looks depressed, but they also have a 2nd year kid named Dunn who has 11 points - outperforming his rookie season significantly.

The supporting cast is pretty decent - Steen, Maroon, Bozak, Perron, Schwartz (when not hurt)...

I wonder how much is goaltending...Allen is the better option right now, and he's got a .899 save percentage...



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Yay NJD. Schneider let in 3 goals in 7 shots to start the game, and they didn't have Hall tonight, but still managed to come back in their game vs Vegas and get the OT win.

Finally a tiny bit of help.



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Flames beating every team but us. Just putting the boots to the Blues.


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NetBOG wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 14:19

Flames beating every team but us. Just putting the boots to the Blues.


Of course Vegas wins too.

Damn this weak pacific division. Since Hitch was hired a month ago the Pacific has 4 of the top 6 teams in the NHL for points %. 5 of the top 11. So weak.



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Kr55 wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 19:09

NetBOG wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 14:19

Flames beating every team but us. Just putting the boots to the Blues.


Of course Vegas wins too.

Damn this weak pacific division. Since Hitch was hired a month ago the Pacific has 4 of the top 6 teams in the NHL for points %. 5 of the top 11. So weak.


Seriously what the hell - we were just on the outside 10 games ago. We go 8-1-1 and barely make up any ground.

Calgary: 8-1-1
Anaheim: 8-2-0
Vegas: 7-2-1

Oh well - at least we haven't lost any ground.



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Mike wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 18:19

Kr55 wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 19:09

NetBOG wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 14:19

Flames beating every team but us. Just putting the boots to the Blues.


Of course Vegas wins too.

Damn this weak pacific division. Since Hitch was hired a month ago the Pacific has 4 of the top 6 teams in the NHL for points %. 5 of the top 11. So weak.


Seriously what the hell - we were just on the outside 10 games ago. We go 8-1-1 and barely make up any ground.

Calgary: 8-1-1
Anaheim: 8-2-0
Vegas: 7-2-1

Oh well - at least we haven't lost any ground.


Yeah, I guess the alternative would have been us talking about the draft lottery already :)



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Mike wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 18:19

Kr55 wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 19:09

NetBOG wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 14:19

Flames beating every team but us. Just putting the boots to the Blues.


Of course Vegas wins too.

Damn this weak pacific division. Since Hitch was hired a month ago the Pacific has 4 of the top 6 teams in the NHL for points %. 5 of the top 11. So weak.


Seriously what the hell - we were just on the outside 10 games ago. We go 8-1-1 and barely make up any ground.

Calgary: 8-1-1
Anaheim: 8-2-0
Vegas: 7-2-1

Oh well - at least we haven't lost any ground.


It's the extra points, and the league's stubbornness to change the way points are given. Just yesterday, 6 of 10 games had no 'loser'.



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NetBOG wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 22:04

Mike wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 18:19

Kr55 wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 19:09

NetBOG wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 14:19

Flames beating every team but us. Just putting the boots to the Blues.


Of course Vegas wins too.

Damn this weak pacific division. Since Hitch was hired a month ago the Pacific has 4 of the top 6 teams in the NHL for points %. 5 of the top 11. So weak.


Seriously what the hell - we were just on the outside 10 games ago. We go 8-1-1 and barely make up any ground.

Calgary: 8-1-1
Anaheim: 8-2-0
Vegas: 7-2-1

Oh well - at least we haven't lost any ground.


It's the extra points, and the league's stubbornness to change the way points are given. Just yesterday, 6 of 10 games had no 'loser'.


Agreed. I think it's stupid that some games are worth 50% more standings points than others.

I don't buy the argument that going to a 3 point regulation win will mess with the integrity of historical records - they've already done that by awarding 3 points in some games (and not in others)

I say go to the IIHF model. 3 for regulation win, 2 for OT/SO win, 1 for OT/SO loss, 0 for regulation loss. I'd even like 3/0 for OT, and leave the 2/1 for shootouts. You can't solve it in real hockey, then you lose at least 1 point if it goes to the skills competition.



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Mike wrote on Mon, 17 December 2018 07:36

NetBOG wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 22:04

Mike wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 18:19

Kr55 wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 19:09

NetBOG wrote on Sun, 16 December 2018 14:19

Flames beating every team but us. Just putting the boots to the Blues.


Of course Vegas wins too.

Damn this weak pacific division. Since Hitch was hired a month ago the Pacific has 4 of the top 6 teams in the NHL for points %. 5 of the top 11. So weak.


Seriously what the hell - we were just on the outside 10 games ago. We go 8-1-1 and barely make up any ground.

Calgary: 8-1-1
Anaheim: 8-2-0
Vegas: 7-2-1

Oh well - at least we haven't lost any ground.



It's the extra points, and the league's stubbornness to change the way points are given. Just yesterday, 6 of 10 games had no 'loser'.


Agreed. I think it's stupid that some games are worth 50% more standings points than others.

I don't buy the argument that going to a 3 point regulation win will mess with the integrity of historical records - they've already done that by awarding 3 points in some games (and not in others)

I say go to the IIHF model. 3 for regulation win, 2 for OT/SO win, 1 for OT/SO loss, 0 for regulation loss. I'd even like 3/0 for OT, and leave the 2/1 for shootouts. You can't solve it in real hockey, then you lose at least 1 point if it goes to the skills competition.



I second the motion - excellent idea! Of course, this would have cost the Oilers what, 5 points so far this year on OT wins? But yes, there has to be some reward for winning in regulation - and it's a pretty easy solution.



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Mike wrote on Mon, 17 December 2018 06:36


I don't buy the argument that going to a 3 point regulation win will mess with the integrity of historical records - they've already done that by awarding 3 points in some games (and not in others)



I think the system is working exactly the way the NHL wants it to. In their infinite wisdom, the NHL thinks parity is the most important goal of the points system. The longer most teams are "in it", the better.

And I can see their argument in some ways. Edmonton is an anomaly in that the team can be junk and people still keep showing up. In a lot of NHL markets, if the team is no longer a contender, fans lose interest pretty quickly.



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Holy crap! A team ahead of us got 0 points!!! Crazy!


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Mike wrote on Tue, 18 December 2018 09:05

Holy crap! A team ahead of us got 0 points!!! Crazy!


And a 0 point night for Rantanen. Savor the moment people. Might be the last time both occur this season



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Sabres forward Patrik Berglund has been placed on unconditional waivers with the intent to terminate his contract. There will be no further information or comment at this time.

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Berglund is essentially giving up ~$12M not to live in Buffalo.

The Sabres will gain $3.85M in cap room for the next four seasons.


Sabres are gonna get out of the Berglund contract it looks like. Berglund has just quit on the team and skipping out. So the sabres/blues trade ends up being O'Rielly and his 7.5M cap hit for a lottery 1st round pick (assuming blues continue to be terrible).



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Kr55 wrote on Wed, 19 December 2018 10:20

Buffalo Sabres @BuffaloSabres
Sabres forward Patrik Berglund has been placed on unconditional waivers with the intent to terminate his contract. There will be no further information or comment at this time.

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Berglund is essentially giving up ~$12M not to live in Buffalo.

The Sabres will gain $3.85M in cap room for the next four seasons.


Sabres are gonna get out of the Berglund contract it looks like. Berglund has just quit on the team and skipping out. So the sabres/blues trade ends up being O'Rielly and his 7.5M cap hit for a lottery 1st round pick (assuming blues continue to be terrible).


If only Lucic would just quit!

What's the rules for teams on signing Berglund after he walks? I wonder what happened there. That's...odd.



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The Devils wearing their old school green and reds before Christmas is cozy like a warm blanket.


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CrusaderPi wrote on Sun, 23 December 2018 11:03

The Devils wearing their old school green and reds before Christmas is cozy like a warm blanket.


Nice to see Taylor Hall is still a complete loser even in a sweet sweater. But, hey, maybe he can make them just average again and Wyshynski can fire up the Hall for Hart campaign again.



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NetBOG wrote on Sun, 23 December 2018 12:00

CrusaderPi wrote on Sun, 23 December 2018 11:03

The Devils wearing their old school green and reds before Christmas is cozy like a warm blanket.


Nice to see Taylor Hall is still a complete loser even in a sweet sweater. But, hey, maybe he can make them just average again and Wyshynski can fire up the Hall for Hart campaign again.


Did Hall do you some personal ill during his time here? Your hatred seems comically over-the-top. Much more than warranted by a hockey player simply failing to live up to your expectations...



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Adam wrote on Sun, 23 December 2018 16:19

NetBOG wrote on Sun, 23 December 2018 12:00

CrusaderPi wrote on Sun, 23 December 2018 11:03

The Devils wearing their old school green and reds before Christmas is cozy like a warm blanket.


Nice to see Taylor Hall is still a complete loser even in a sweet sweater. But, hey, maybe he can make them just average again and Wyshynski can fire up the Hall for Hart campaign again.


Did Hall do you some personal ill during his time here? Your hatred seems comically over-the-top. Much more than warranted by a hockey player simply failing to live up to your expectations...


Is my constant negativity towards a specific person bothering you?



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CrusaderPi wrote on Sun, 23 December 2018 10:03

The Devils wearing their old school green and reds before Christmas is cozy like a warm blanket.

Those Whaler jerseys the Canes wore were the most comforting thing I've seen since the Jets came back.



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Tough night for the Oilers on the old out of town scoreboard. In the Pacific division 6 teams won and 2 more earned a point. Only the Kings and Oilers failed to get anything. In the Central, 5 teams earned points. 2 of the losers (Win and Nas) aren't being caught by Edmonton so, their loses don't matter. The Oilers end the night 9 points out of the top 3 in the Pacific and 4 out of the wild card. Troubling times, my friends.


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....this belongs in next year's game day thread, but I can't put posts quite that far into the future....

https://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/nhl/calgary-flames-winnipeg- jets-play-outdoor-game-regina-2019/

...." The NHL revealed that the all-Canadian outdoor hockey game will be hosted by Saskatchewan’s capital city on Oct. 26.

Mosaic Stadium, the home of the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders, has a standard capacity of 33,000 and can be expanded to 40,000.".....

....I'm pretty much done with these outdoor games, but this one should have good value.... it's early enough in the season that weather shouldn't be a factor (unless the hockey gods decide to whip up that cruel prairie wind).....





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September was worse than December this year, so you never know.


2015/2016 - This Kool-Aid tastes like McDavid flavoured Drain-O.
2016/2017 - This Kool-Aid is starting to taste like juice.
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2018/2019 - Another round of Drain-O, good sir!

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...Canucks trade Anders Nilsson to Ottawa in multi-player swap....

https://www.tsn.ca/sens-acquire-nilsson-archibald-from-canuc ks-1.1234795

...."The Ottawa Senators acquired goaltender Anders Nilsson and forward Darren Archibald from the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday for goaltender Mike McKenna, forward Tom Pyatt and Ottawa's sixth-round selection in the 2019 NHL Draft."....

....my guess is this is not going to save the Senators or slow down the Canucks....




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Leafs obviously lose to the Wild because that would have helped the Oilers.

I shouldn't even be scoreboard watching anyways, the Oilers just have to control their own destiny.



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WhoreableGuy wrote on Thu, 03 January 2019 15:23

Leafs obviously lose to the Wild because that would have helped the Oilers.

I shouldn't even be scoreboard watching anyways, the Oilers just have to control their own destiny.

I'm always happy when the Leafs lose. Unless it's to the Flames.



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CrusaderPi wrote on Thu, 03 January 2019 15:39

WhoreableGuy wrote on Thu, 03 January 2019 15:23

Leafs obviously lose to the Wild because that would have helped the Oilers.

I shouldn't even be scoreboard watching anyways, the Oilers just have to control their own destiny.

I'm always happy when the Leafs lose. Unless it's to the Flames.


I'm having these weird thoughts about it being a Leafs/Flames Final. I'm still banking on that both those teams aren't built for Playoffs.

If that did happen I'm not sure what I would do. I'd actually cheer for the Leafs but then it would be all talk about how Matthews got a Cup before McDavid.



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WhoreableGuy wrote on Thu, 03 January 2019 15:44

CrusaderPi wrote on Thu, 03 January 2019 15:39

WhoreableGuy wrote on Thu, 03 January 2019 15:23

Leafs obviously lose to the Wild because that would have helped the Oilers.

I shouldn't even be scoreboard watching anyways, the Oilers just have to control their own destiny.

I'm always happy when the Leafs lose. Unless it's to the Flames.


I'm having these weird thoughts about it being a Leafs/Flames Final. I'm still banking on that both those teams aren't built for Playoffs.

If that did happen I'm not sure what I would do. I'd actually cheer for the Leafs but then it would be all talk about how Matthews got a Cup before McDavid.

I remember how much my dad and uncle suffered in 86 / 89. I didn't understand it back then because I wasn't woke in the ways of regional Canadian hatred, but now I'm am and this is too unbearable to stomach. Especially since I won't have a buffer of 5 Cups in 7 years. Just say no to Canadian teams! Except Ottawa (because they're awful) and Winnipeg (until they have the slightest amount of success).



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CrusaderPi wrote on Thu, 03 January 2019 15:51

WhoreableGuy wrote on Thu, 03 January 2019 15:44

CrusaderPi wrote on Thu, 03 January 2019 15:39

WhoreableGuy wrote on Thu, 03 January 2019 15:23

Leafs obviously lose to the Wild because that would have helped the Oilers.

I shouldn't even be scoreboard watching anyways, the Oilers just have to control their own destiny.

I'm always happy when the Leafs lose. Unless it's to the Flames.


I'm having these weird thoughts about it being a Leafs/Flames Final. I'm still banking on that both those teams aren't built for Playoffs.

If that did happen I'm not sure what I would do. I'd actually cheer for the Leafs but then it would be all talk about how Matthews got a Cup before McDavid.

I remember how much my dad and uncle suffered in 86 / 89. I didn't understand it back then because I wasn't woke in the ways of regional Canadian hatred, but now I'm am and this is too unbearable to stomach. Especially since I won't have a buffer of 5 Cups in 7 years. Just say no to Canadian teams! Except Ottawa (because they're awful) and Winnipeg (until they have the slightest amount of success).


Yeah those were my first years watching hockey, living in Saskatchewan I remember the only games I could watch were Leafs games for some reason. I actually didn't mind them back then. They were horrid, I remember Allan Bester being my favorite Leaf. He was terrible but I think it was his mask that myself as a child was fond of. The solid blue shoulders Leafs jersey is still the best only for nostalgic reasons. It's funny how I hate them now because I'm force fed Leafs info on every website but back then I was cool with that being the only team I got to watch. Funny how things change.



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Weird NHL.com quirk that's annoying me this morning:

3. Johnny Gaudreau 2018-19 CGY 42GP 23-38-61

4. Connor McDavid 2018-19 EDM 39GP 23-38-61

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10. Sean Monahan 2018-19 CGY 42GP 22-29-51

11. Leon Draisaitl 2018-19 EDM 40GP 22-29-51

With all else equal except games played, shouldn't the tie-breaker be in favour of the guys who have less games played and more games left on their schedule? It doesn't really matter, I guess, but still...annoying to see the Flames placed ahead here.

Also annoying to see them with three other players in the top 41 scorers in the league!



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Adam wrote on Fri, 04 January 2019 09:59

Weird NHL.com quirk that's annoying me this morning:

3. Johnny Gaudreau 2018-19 CGY 42GP 23-38-61

4. Connor McDavid 2018-19 EDM 39GP 23-38-61

...

10. Sean Monahan 2018-19 CGY 42GP 22-29-51

11. Leon Draisaitl 2018-19 EDM 40GP 22-29-51

With all else equal except games played, shouldn't the tie-breaker be in favour of the guys who have less games played and more games left on their schedule? It doesn't really matter, I guess, but still...annoying to see the Flames placed ahead here.

Also annoying to see them with three other players in the top 41 scorers in the league!


While I agree with your opinion that it should come down to GP I think this came up in the past and it goes alphabetical by team on NHL.com when there is a tie



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PlusOne wrote on Fri, 04 January 2019 11:35

Adam wrote on Fri, 04 January 2019 09:59

Weird NHL.com quirk that's annoying me this morning:

3. Johnny Gaudreau 2018-19 CGY 42GP 23-38-61

4. Connor McDavid 2018-19 EDM 39GP 23-38-61

...

10. Sean Monahan 2018-19 CGY 42GP 22-29-51

11. Leon Draisaitl 2018-19 EDM 40GP 22-29-51

With all else equal except games played, shouldn't the tie-breaker be in favour of the guys who have less games played and more games left on their schedule? It doesn't really matter, I guess, but still...annoying to see the Flames placed ahead here.

Also annoying to see them with three other players in the top 41 scorers in the league!


While I agree with your opinion that it should come down to GP I think this came up in the past and it goes alphabetical by team on NHL.com when there is a tie



I was going to say it's alphabetical but how hard is it to do that it's points then probably goals then GP for sorting if it's a tie. It's not hard



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PlusOne wrote on Fri, 04 January 2019 11:35

Adam wrote on Fri, 04 January 2019 09:59

Weird NHL.com quirk that's annoying me this morning:

3. Johnny Gaudreau 2018-19 CGY 42GP 23-38-61

4. Connor McDavid 2018-19 EDM 39GP 23-38-61

...

10. Sean Monahan 2018-19 CGY 42GP 22-29-51

11. Leon Draisaitl 2018-19 EDM 40GP 22-29-51

With all else equal except games played, shouldn't the tie-breaker be in favour of the guys who have less games played and more games left on their schedule? It doesn't really matter, I guess, but still...annoying to see the Flames placed ahead here.

Also annoying to see them with three other players in the top 41 scorers in the league!


While I agree with your opinion that it should come down to GP I think this came up in the past and it goes alphabetical by team on NHL.com when there is a tie



Alphabetical by team is probably the stupidest way to sort that. You'd think at bare minimum it would then have them both as 3. and 10. if their sorting is going to be something that inane.

Although it would be pretty awesome if the Art Ross had a clause in it that all else being equal, tie goes to the player on the team that comes first alphabetically.



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Adam wrote on Fri, 04 January 2019 11:48

PlusOne wrote on Fri, 04 January 2019 11:35

Adam wrote on Fri, 04 January 2019 09:59

Weird NHL.com quirk that's annoying me this morning:

3. Johnny Gaudreau 2018-19 CGY 42GP 23-38-61

4. Connor McDavid 2018-19 EDM 39GP 23-38-61

...

10. Sean Monahan 2018-19 CGY 42GP 22-29-51

11. Leon Draisaitl 2018-19 EDM 40GP 22-29-51

With all else equal except games played, shouldn't the tie-breaker be in favour of the guys who have less games played and more games left on their schedule? It doesn't really matter, I guess, but still...annoying to see the Flames placed ahead here.

Also annoying to see them with three other players in the top 41 scorers in the league!


While I agree with your opinion that it should come down to GP I think this came up in the past and it goes alphabetical by team on NHL.com when there is a tie



Alphabetical by team is probably the stupidest way to sort that. You'd think at bare minimum it would then have them both as 3. and 10. if their sorting is going to be something that inane.

Although it would be pretty awesome if the Art Ross had a clause in it that all else being equal, tie goes to the player on the team that comes first alphabetically.

Bring back the Aaaaaaaaaalberta Oilers!



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Adam wrote on Fri, 04 January 2019 08:59

Weird NHL.com quirk that's annoying me this morning:

3. Johnny Gaudreau 2018-19 CGY 42GP 23-38-61

4. Connor McDavid 2018-19 EDM 39GP 23-38-61

...

10. Sean Monahan 2018-19 CGY 42GP 22-29-51

11. Leon Draisaitl 2018-19 EDM 40GP 22-29-51

With all else equal except games played, shouldn't the tie-breaker be in favour of the guys who have less games played and more games left on their schedule? It doesn't really matter, I guess, but still...annoying to see the Flames placed ahead here.

Also annoying to see them with three other players in the top 41 scorers in the league!


Exact same production but $21M/yr in cap space vs $13M/yr in cap space. You could afford another $8M/yr player if you're CGY



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Imagine if Zarley Zalapski lost out the Art Ross to Wayne Gretzky based on his name?

Edit - I read it's team name. Me dumb.



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Charlie McAvoy apparently has been late a few times and has needed to be talked to by veterans. Still has to "learn how to be a pro." #charliemcavoyattitudeproblems

https://www.nbcsports.com/boston/bruins/brad-marchand-charli e-mcavoys-lateness-was-learning-way-and-learning-ropes

This would be the start of the end for him if he was an Oiler...



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Adam wrote on Mon, 07 January 2019 15:45

Charlie McAvoy apparently has been late a few times and has needed to be talked to by veterans. Still has to "learn how to be a pro." #charliemcavoyattitudeproblems

https://www.nbcsports.com/boston/bruins/brad-marchand-charli e-mcavoys-lateness-was-learning-way-and-learning-ropes

This would be the start of the end for him if he was an Oiler...


Being late for hockey is it's own type of warm up. Running late is a form of cardio.



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mightyreasoner wrote on Tue, 08 January 2019 22:03

Being late for hockey is it's own type of warm up. Running late is a form of cardio.


Josh Ho-Sang must have the best cardio in the League then.



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With a goal and an assist tonight, Mitch Marner is now sitting at 57 points in 43 games, on pace for 108 points. Produced with and without Matthews in the lineup. Going to be fun to watch the drama this summer.

IF Marner finishes at around 100 points which is a real possibility, what's his number? $11M? $12M?

I think there is 0 chance he is under $10M, and with all talk about Matthews getting the same cap % as McDavid (~$14M next year), things start to get really tight really fast.



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Andrew Cogliano is now a Star, Devin Shore a Duck.

https://www.tsn.ca/stars-acquire-cogliano-from-ducks-for-sho re-1.1241129

"The Dallas Stars acquired forward Andrew Cogliano on Monday from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for centre Devin Shore.

Cogliano, 31, has three goals and 11 points in 46 games with the Ducks this season. He is signed through 2020-21 at a $3.25 million cap hit.

Shore, 24, has five goals and 17 points in 42 games this season in Dallas. He is signed through next season at a $2.3 million cap hit."


Seems like a Chiarelli type of trade; more smoke than fire. Glad for Cogliano,though; he has built a pretty solid career in the NHL and doesn't miss many games.




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