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For All You Caps Fans
« on: February 26, 2008, 03:58:00 pm »
Take a look at what they are doing with Trades today.  They are instantly making themsleves better!
 
 C-A-P-S CAPS CAPS CAPS!

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Re: For All You Caps Fans
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2008, 04:11:00 pm »
going to the game tonight, should be fun
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Re: For All You Caps Fans
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2008, 04:35:00 pm »
I wanted the Wings to get Federov back but he's a good pickup for the Caps, as is Huet.
 
 Pittsburgh sold the farm for Hossa. They cannot possibly resign him with Crosby, Malkin and Staal needing deals. It'd be $30mil+ for 4 guys. They're going for it this year.
 
 Wings got Stuart who's an OK depth-defenseman (could be with Kronwall on the second d pairing) but I wanted Olli Jokinen or Federov for a little offensive punch for the second line.

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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2008, 04:46:00 pm »
Alright Pens! why not go for it? They already have the two (of the) best players in the game. Let's bring Lord Stanley back to Burgh!
 Can't wait to be there March 9 when the Pens fans take over the Verizon Center in the Clash of the Russians....

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Re: For All You Caps Fans
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2008, 04:51:00 pm »
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  why not go for it?
I guess I wouldn't have traded away that many players for a rental you (in all likelihood) cannot resign when you don't have a goalie or defense that looks playoff-worthy. On offense, no one will be able to touch this team but defense wins championships. The East is wiiiiiiiiiiiiiiide open though, so I wouldn't be surprised if they got to the Cup finals.

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Re: For All You Caps Fans
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2008, 04:52:00 pm »
biggest headscratcher of the day - Bryce Salvador for Cam Jannsen, what are the Blues thinking

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Re: For All You Caps Fans
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2008, 05:01:00 pm »
It doesn't matter.  Teemu and Scotty are back.  To back.
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Re: For All You Caps Fans
« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2008, 05:05:00 pm »
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  It doesn't matter.  Teemu and Scotty are back.  To back.
Not happening. Guaranteed.

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Re: For All You Caps Fans
« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2008, 05:39:00 pm »
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  I know coming from me it means absolutely nothing, but this is the Ducks year!
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 Plus I get to break out this glorious photo...
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Re: For All You Caps Fans
« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2008, 05:42:00 pm »
too much for hossa. agreed there
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Re: For All You Caps Fans
« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2008, 05:43:00 pm »
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  Not happening. Guaranteed.

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« Reply #11 on: February 26, 2008, 06:04:00 pm »
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Originally posted by LonnieBeale:
  why not go for it?
I guess I wouldn't have traded away that many players for a rental you (in all likelihood) cannot resign when you don't have a goalie or defense that looks playoff-worthy. On offense, no one will be able to touch this team but defense wins championships. The East is wiiiiiiiiiiiiiiide open though, so I wouldn't be surprised if they got to the Cup finals. [/b]
Crazy talk:
 
 Christensen is a center who will never get a chance here with Sid, Malkin & Staal.
 
 Armstrong is a solid 3rd line player. Not at all an integral piece.
 
 Esposito is potential only. He fell to the Pens last year for a reason.
 
 Next year's draft pick will be high. It's not like they are trading another Crosby. Again potential only.
 
 So basically they traded a couple third/4th liners for one of the best forwards in the game to play beside the best player in the game.
 
 What's not to like? They are already @ the top of the Eastern Conference. Now you add Hossa, Sid coming back, hopefully Roberts for playoffs & a goalie that won 40 games last year (Fleury.)
 
 It's an exciting deal reminiscent of the trades Craig Patrick pulled to bring the Pens their Cups in the 90's.

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Re: For All You Caps Fans
« Reply #12 on: February 26, 2008, 06:09:00 pm »
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Originally posted by i'm her slave:
  Crazy talk:
 
 Christensen is center who will never get a chance here with Sid, Malkin & Staal.
 
 Armstrong is a solid 3rd player. Not at all an integral piece.
 
 Esposito is potential only. He fell to the Pens last year for a reason.
 
 Next year's draft pick will be high. It's not like they are trading another Crosby. Again potential only.
 
 So basically they traded a couple third/4th liners for one of the best forwards in the game to play beside the best player in the game.
 
 What's not to like? They are already @ the top of the Eastern Conference. Now you add Hossa, Sid coming back, hopefully Roberts for playoffs & a goalie that won 40 games last year (Fleury.)
 
 It's an exciting deal reminiscent of the trades Craig Patrick pulled to bring the Pens their Cups in the 90's.
pens also traded their 2nd and 5th round picks for hal gill.  i think it's the whole combination of the 3 players, plus 3 picks. . .for a rental and hal gill.
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Re: For All You Caps Fans
« Reply #13 on: February 26, 2008, 06:17:00 pm »
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 pens also traded their 2nd and 5th round picks for hal gill.  i think it's the whole combination of the 3 players, plus 3 picks. . .for a rental and hal gill.
Gotta give to get. And there's wasn't a player given away that approaches Hossa's level.
 
 Hossa addresses the one major team need: a great wing for Sid. Now the Pens roll two amazing lines (like all the great teams did.)
 
 If they win the Cup - it was a steal.
 
 You also gotta think Hossa is going to LOVE playing with Crosby. Maybe too much to leave.

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Re: For All You Caps Fans
« Reply #14 on: February 26, 2008, 06:22:00 pm »
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 If they win the Cup - it was a steal.
 
 You also gotta think Hossa is going to LOVE playing with Crosby. Maybe too much to leave.
You're delusional. Any team from the East will be slaughtered in the Cup finals against Anaheim/Detroit/Dallas/San Jose, especially if Fleury is the goaltender.
 
 And as I said, Hossa is a rental. Financially, a team cannot sign Hossa, Crosby, Malkin, and Staal to longterm deals and hope to have anything but AHL-quality players rounding out their lineup. Also, I guess I missed that year Hossa actually showed up for the playoffs.