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by skatingtripods » Wed Jun 27, 2012 2:58 pm
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by Govbarney » Wed Jun 27, 2012 5:45 pm
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by StewieG » Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:52 pm
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by skatingtripods » Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:46 pm
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by Cerebral_DownTime » Sat Jul 14, 2012 6:52 pm
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by skatingtripods » Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:14 pm
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by TouchEmAllTime » Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:41 pm
skatingtripods wrote:Nash to NYR for Dubinsky + Erixon + Anisimov + 1st 2013.Howson gets OWNED again.Man, is this guy bad. Didn't get any of NYR's three best young players/prospects.
by skatingtripods » Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:49 pm
TouchEmAllTime wrote:is Erixon a prospect at D?
by StewieG » Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:52 pm
by Spin » Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:58 pm
by skatingtripods » Mon Jul 23, 2012 4:02 pm
StewieG wrote:And isn't this deal worse than the one he supposedly turned down at the trade deadline?
According to Larry Brooks of the NY Post, here's what Howson wanted and what he was offered.Howson's offer: Dubinsky — plus either Ryan McDonagh or Michael Del Zotto — plus either Derek Stepan or Carl Hagelin — plus 2009 first-rounder Chris KreiderRangers GM Glen Sather's offer: Brandon Dubinsky, 21-year-old top defense prospect Tim Erixon, highly regarded 2011 first-round draft choice J.T. Miller and 2010 second-round pick Christian Thomas, along with a 2012 first-round selectionCan't blame Howson. I really like the upside of NYR's offer, but you don't get NHL-ready impact just yet. It's not a bad offer at all, in fact, in the long run, it could be close to the package Howson wanted. But it's a very difficult sell for a fan base that is already beyond frustrated.If Kreider or del Zotto were in that second offer, replacing Christian Thomas or JT Miller, Nash is a Ranger today.
by Govbarney » Mon Jul 23, 2012 4:13 pm
by swerb » Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:23 pm
by bac5665 » Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:41 pm
by Spin » Tue Jul 24, 2012 1:25 pm
bac5665 wrote:So Howson is the laughingstock of the NHL media right now.The only thing I can conclude is that the ownership doesn't care even slightly. If they did, this trade would never have happened.No hope until Howson is gone and I don't know what it will take to get that done, if this last year didn't.
by bac5665 » Tue Jul 24, 2012 1:30 pm
Spin wrote:bac5665 wrote:So Howson is the laughingstock of the NHL media right now.The only thing I can conclude is that the ownership doesn't care even slightly. If they did, this trade would never have happened.No hope until Howson is gone and I don't know what it will take to get that done, if this last year didn't.Being 27th in attendance hasn't shown management that nobody believes in the direction the GM is taking.Then again it hasn't meant anything to Dolan for that matter. I just don't see the BJ's in the list of most profitable franchises like I do the Tribe.
by Govbarney » Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:07 am
by TouchEmAllTime » Thu Jul 26, 2012 5:22 pm
by Govbarney » Thu Sep 13, 2012 3:46 pm
by skatingtripods » Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:01 pm
by Govbarney » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:12 am
skatingtripods wrote:Sorry to the NHL lovers, but I'm rooting for a lockout.Adrian Dater says that there's a very high likelihood that Gabriel Landeskog will play for the Lake Erie Monsters during a lockout: http://blogs.denverpost.com/avs/2012/09 ... son/11521/That would be awesome. The talent will go up in the AHL with a lockout. Edmonton has already said Ryan Nugent-Hopkins would play for Oklahoma City in the event of a lockout. Imagine other teams will follow suit.
by Govbarney » Wed Oct 24, 2012 9:51 am
CBJ Press Release: The Columbus Blue Jackets will host a press conference at Nationwide Arena today at 2 p.m. ET to introduce longtime National Hockey League executive, Hall of Fame broadcaster and former goaltender John Davidson as the club's president of hockey operations. Visit BlueJackets.com to watch the press conference and for continuing coverage throughout the afternoon.
by skatingtripods » Wed Oct 24, 2012 9:56 am
Govbarney wrote:This is huge , for once the CBJ will have someone who is well respected in the league, and knows what the hell they are doing.
Sidenote: If there is no season this year will they redo the lottery, or just use last years draft order?
by Govbarney » Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:03 am
skatingtripods wrote: Not completely sure why he left that situation.
by skatingtripods » Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:21 am
Govbarney wrote:skatingtripods wrote: Not completely sure why he left that situation. New Ownership in St Louis wanted to bring in their own guys.
by bac5665 » Wed Oct 24, 2012 1:47 pm
by StewieG » Wed Oct 24, 2012 2:43 pm
by skatingtripods » Wed Oct 24, 2012 4:57 pm
bac5665 wrote:So as a fan who's new to hockey, what should I expect with Davidson? Is Howsen finally gone? Are we going to fire our new coach before he plays a game? Or is Davidson going to let this FO group play out for a season or two?
by Spin » Sun Oct 28, 2012 6:29 am
by Govbarney » Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:35 am
by skatingtripods » Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:43 am
Govbarney wrote:SkatingTripods, this may only interest you, but its a great article from The Hockey News on the complex/rocky relationship between the NCAA, CHL, AHL, NHL and Internationals. [url]http://sports.yahoo.com/news/chlpa-face ... 25z;_ylv=3[/url]
by Govbarney » Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:44 am
by skatingtripods » Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:59 pm
Govbarney wrote:A lot of people in the Cbus media feel that it would be better for the CBJ in the long run if the season is canceled, what are your thoughts?
by Cerebral_DownTime » Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:26 am
by Govbarney » Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:02 pm
by skatingtripods » Fri Dec 21, 2012 1:48 pm
Cerebral_DownTime wrote:I guess I want hockey back. But i'm sick and tired of these lockouts. Bettman and the owners really are subhuman trash. I hope Bettman dies in a car fire and I get to see it and not help.2 lockouts in 8 years, nice job cocksucking NHL brass. Way to sell your product. CUNTS.
Govbarney wrote:World Junior Championships is starting next week, that should feed my Hockey fix for a couple of weeks.
by Cerebral_DownTime » Fri Dec 21, 2012 4:20 pm
by skatingtripods » Thu Dec 27, 2012 11:04 am
by Cerebral_DownTime » Thu Dec 27, 2012 3:40 pm
by Govbarney » Thu Dec 27, 2012 5:14 pm
Cerebral_DownTime wrote:The Germans were cheated.
by skatingtripods » Fri Dec 28, 2012 11:42 am
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