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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby glen a richter » Wed Jul 16, 2014 11:42 am

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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby ecbm » Wed Jul 16, 2014 1:46 pm

glen a richter wrote:http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=726422&navid=nhl:topheads :cup:


A live body to fill out numbers in Chicago, I guess.
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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby dmiles2186 » Wed Jul 16, 2014 4:03 pm

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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby WaukeeBlues » Wed Jul 16, 2014 6:42 pm

dmiles2186 wrote:


Well that's just adorbs...
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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby ViPeRx007 » Thu Jul 17, 2014 12:00 pm

Does playing for your hometown team somehow make you a better player or something?
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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby KrustyKevo » Thu Jul 17, 2014 12:11 pm

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Pretty much a replacement for Colaiacovo, methinks.
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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby Portland Blues » Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:40 pm

ViPeRx007 wrote:Does playing for your hometown team somehow make you a better player or something?


It's the ol' Cam Janssen strategy. :grin:
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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby dmiles2186 » Fri Jul 18, 2014 5:27 am

Portland Blues wrote:
ViPeRx007 wrote:Does playing for your hometown team somehow make you a better player or something?


It's the ol' Cam Janssen strategy. :grin:


This means one thing: the return of the Cam Cam, which will now be called the Chris Cam.
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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby Portland Blues » Fri Jul 18, 2014 8:07 am

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ViPeRx007 wrote:Does playing for your hometown team somehow make you a better player or something?


It's the ol' Cam Janssen strategy. :grin:


This means one thing: the return of the Cam Cam, which will now be called the Chris Cam.


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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby glen a richter » Sat Jul 19, 2014 2:12 pm

Bloody hell Stempniak is a Ranger. Time to burn my Stempy sweater, I guess.
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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby ViPeRx007 » Sat Jul 19, 2014 3:29 pm

glen a richter wrote:Bloody hell Stempniak is a Ranger. Time to burn my Stempy sweater, I guess.


I've never really understood the burning of jerseys. You burn old flags to dispose of them respectfully...

I'd cut that bitch up and use it as rags...or TP. Or sew it into a bag and fill it with shit.
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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby Oaklandblue » Sat Jul 19, 2014 9:10 pm

ViPeRx007 wrote:
glen a richter wrote:Bloody hell Stempniak is a Ranger. Time to burn my Stempy sweater, I guess.


I've never really understood the burning of jerseys. You burn old flags to dispose of them respectfully...

I'd cut that bitch up and use it as rags...or TP. Or sew it into a bag and fill it with shit.


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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby dmiles2186 » Sun Jul 20, 2014 7:30 am

Really mega-uber-bummed that Stempy ended up going elsewhere.
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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby sseagle » Sun Jul 20, 2014 10:11 am

dmiles2186 wrote:Really mega-uber-bummed that Stempy ended up going elsewhere.


Hasn't he been like almost everywhere already?
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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby glen a richter » Sun Jul 20, 2014 1:11 pm

sseagle wrote:
dmiles2186 wrote:Really mega-uber-bummed that Stempy ended up going elsewhere.


Hasn't he been like almost everywhere already?


He's been everywhere, man. A regular Johnny Cash.
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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby dmiles2186 » Sun Jul 20, 2014 6:33 pm

sseagle wrote:
dmiles2186 wrote:Really mega-uber-bummed that Stempy ended up going elsewhere.


Hasn't he been like almost everywhere already?


And I've been really mega-uber-bummed every time that he hasn't ended up back here.
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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby STLADOGG » Fri Jul 25, 2014 7:04 am

When the (Frank) are we going to sign the Schwartz?
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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby dmiles2186 » Fri Jul 25, 2014 7:54 am

STLADOGG wrote:When the (Frank) are we going to sign the Schwartz?


http://live.stltoday.com/Event/Blues_ch ... _48?Page=0

what is taking so long to get Schwartz signed?
by bleedblue edited by jrutherford 1:21 PM yesterday

It's late July, so it seems like it's taking a long time. But the sides didn't really start talking "in earnest," according to Schwartz's agent Wade Arnott until recently. When Doug Armstrong is building the roster, he has to keep some flexibility entering free agency, so he can do things like sign Paul Stastny. Then, Armstrong turned his attention back to Sobotka. Now that that situation has been resolved, not in a good way, he's dealing with Schwartz. Unfortunately for Schwartz, certain things take priority and with him having little leverage, he hasn't been a big priority until now.
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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby JesusNEVERexisted » Sat Aug 02, 2014 3:52 pm

The article below shows how some regular players are still looking for a team. Jeff Halpern could work here if he's not asking too much.



From USA TODAY

NHL regulars still hunting for jobs

PHOENIX - More than $580 million has been spent on NHL free agents nearly a month into the signing period, but not everyone has been able to fill his pockets. There's a crew of players who remain unsigned despite being considered NHL regulars, and three such examples were with the Coyotes last season: forwards Jeff Halpern and Paul Bissonnette and defenseman Derek Morris. This reality — being without a contract on the brink of August — is often dwarfed by the perception that free agency is all about freedom, fortune and fame. But for those who fulfill a specialized role or are in the twilight years of their career, this milepost isn't so glamorous.

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Re: 2014 Free Agent Frenzy Thread

Postby ecbm » Mon Aug 04, 2014 9:08 am

Any "NHL regular" who's still unsigned wants too much money.

I'm in talk-to-me-when-you-sign-Schwarz mode at this point.
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