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NHL Transactions / Shattenkirk to the Capitals
« on: February 27, 2017, 10:05:42 PM »

2017 1st round pick
2018 2nd round pick
Prospect Zach Sanford (2013 2nd round pick)

Some other stuff being put together but Washington really trying to win a Cup I guess.  Hanzal went for more.  That trade is still insane to me.

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General NHL News & Views / NHL 100 Greatest Players List
« on: January 28, 2017, 03:10:23 AM »
Ignoring that they left out the much better debate of ranking players, the NHL has released their list of the official top 100 players. 

Mats Sundin, Borje Salming, Darryl Sittler, Johnny Bower, Syl Apps, King Clancy, Charlie Conacher, Tim Horton, Red Kelly, Dave Keon, Ted Kennedy, Frank Mahovlich, Joe Niewendyk*, Ron Francis*, Mike Gartner*, Brian Leetch*, Eric Lindros*, (Brendan Shanahan)*

Notable exclusions:

Mark Recchi - 12th in all time scoring
Joe Thornton - 992 assists
Doug Gilmour - 18th in all time scoring
Dale Hawerchuk - 19th in all time scoring, 13th in PPG

Of the current NHL players: Jagr, Ovechkin, Crosby, Toews, Kane and Keith

https://www.nhl.com/news/100-greatest-nhl-players-of-all-time/c-286030052

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NHL Transactions / Radulov to Montreal [1 year, $5.75mil AAV]
« on: July 01, 2016, 10:59:20 AM »

That's some mighty fine character the Habs expect out of their players. 

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Ok Blue Jays Talk / Baseballs Hit King
« on: June 17, 2016, 01:31:04 AM »
Ichiro got hit #4257 of his career when you combine his Japan totals.  It's significant because it has him pass Pete Rose.

I love that Ichiro has had an unbelieavable career (and is having a great year so far) but this desperate attempt from the media/baseball to try and equate hits in the Japanese league to hits in Major league baseball is absurd. 

Pete Rose is a jerk, he cheated on the game, but trying to claim that Ichiro is the all-time hits leader when he is sitting 1300 hits behind Pete Rose's MLB career is downright silly.  If this metric was going to be used by Major League baseball and the press, we would be talking about home run champion Sadaharu Oh instead of Babe Ruth/Mickey Mantle/Barry Bonds.

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Ok Blue Jays Talk / Bautista hitting leadoff
« on: May 19, 2016, 07:27:13 PM »
Ummm, ok?

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Marlies & Prospect Talk / 2016 Memorial Cup
« on: May 14, 2016, 12:46:23 PM »
May 20 - London Knights @ Red Deer Rebels 8:00PM EST
May 21 - Brandon Wheat Kings @ Rouyn Noranda Huskies 7:00 EST
May 22 - Red Deer Rebels @ Rouyn Noranda Huskies 7:00 EST
May 23 - Brandon Wheat Kings @ London Knights 8:00 EST
May 24 - Rouyn Noranda Huskies @ London Knights 8:00 EST
May 25 - Red Deer Rebels @ Brandon Wheat Kings 8:00 EST
May 26 - Team 3 @ Team 2 8:00 EST
May 27 - Team 2/3 @ Team 1 8:00 EST   

Rouyn-Noranda (54-9-3-2)   were the top ranked team in the CHL entering the postseason
London (51-14-2-1) enters into the tournament on a 13-game wins streak
Brandon (48-18-4-2) were the top team in their conference and went 16-5 in the postseason
Red Deer (45-24-1-2)   were defeated in the East Finals by Brandon

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Main Leafs Hockey Talk / Leafs and the World Cup of Hockey
« on: March 02, 2016, 07:05:41 AM »
Finland released their preliminary roster and Leo Komarov was named to the team.

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NHL Transactions / Versteeg to LA
« on: February 28, 2016, 09:13:50 PM »
Elliotte Friedman ‏@FriedgeHNIC 2m2 minutes ago
Trade call coming, but it appears LA is about to acquire Kris Versteeg.

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Main Leafs Hockey Talk / PA Parenteau Trade Watch
« on: February 27, 2016, 07:41:38 PM »
He just left the game against Montreal.  No injury on the play.

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General NHL News & Views / Jaromir Jagr
« on: February 21, 2016, 06:38:43 AM »
I guess we were talking about him in the general NHL thread.  I think he deserves his own thread now that this beautiful man has passed Brett Hull for 3rd all time in NHL goal scoring.

He scored #741 and #742 against the Jets last night.
http://md-akc.med.nhl.com/mp4/nhl/2016/02/21/ede96b3f-9f36-42c6-b355-d84b640c5799/1456021877850/asset_1800k.mp4

He has 20 goals and 23 assists in 56 games this year.  It's entirely conceivable that he has another 10-15 points in him this year.  That would move him into 3rd in career points and would set him up to have a good shot at top 5 in assists next year.  It's always possible that he could hit a wall but the way he is playing right now, and insulated on a good young team like the Panthers he could conceivably play another 2-3 years the way he is going.  He's a huge fitness nut so it certainly wouldn't be out of the realm of possibility.

Goals
Gretzky 894
Howe    801
Jagr      742

Assists
Gretzky  1963
Francis   1249
Messier   1193
Bourque  1169
Coffey     1135
Jagr        1103

Points
Gretzky  2857
Messier  1887
Howe     1850
Jagr       1845

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NHL Transactions / Aleksander Barkov - 6 years/35.4M (5.9AAV)
« on: January 25, 2016, 07:13:03 PM »
He's having a career year with 30 points in 36 games so far but has 90 points in 163 games.  This is going to pay off nicely for Florida though in the next few years to lock him up. 

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Ok Blue Jays Talk / Blue Jays 2016 Payroll
« on: January 16, 2016, 11:01:02 AM »
25-Man Roster
C Martin - 15M
C Thole - 800K
DH Encarnacion - 10M
1B Smoak - 3.9M
1B Colabello - 508K
2B Barney - 1.05M
2B Goins - 508K
SS Tulowitzki - 20M
3B Donaldson - (11.35M or 11.8M)
LF Saunders - 2.9M
LF Pompey - 508K
CF Pillar - 508K
RF Bautista - 14M
SP Dickey - 12M
SP Estrada - 11.5M
SP Happ - 10M
SP Stroman - 508K
SP/RP Hutchison - 2.2M
SP/RP Chavez - (3.6M or 4.0M)
RP Storen - 8.375M
RP Cecil - 3.8M
RP Loup - 1.05M
RP Delabar - 835K
RP Sanchez - 508K
RP Osuna - 508K

DL
2B Travis - 508K

Reserves
OF Lake - 508K
OF Carrera - 508K
RP Jenkins - 508K
RP Venditte - 508K
RP Tepara - 508K
RP Leon - 508K
RP Schultz - 508K

Other
PHI Revere Savings - +2.125M
Buyout Izturis - 1.0M
Buyout Romero - 600K

Total
25-Man Roster - 136.766M (Using the player arbitration number for Chavez and Donaldson)
Other - +525K

Recent Signings
  • Michael Saunders signs a 2.9M contract.  He made 2.875M last year. He avoids arbitration.
  • Brett Cecil signs for 3.8M.  He made 2.475M last year.  He avoids arbitration.
  • Steve Delabar signs for 835K.  He made the minimum last year.
  • Drew Hutchison signed for 2.2M.  He made the minimum last year.
  • Aaron Loup signed for 1.05M.  He made the minimum last year.
  • Drew Storen signed for 8.375M.  Ben Revere signed for 6.25M.  As part of the trade the Nationls will pay the 2.125M difference in salaries this year.  The Jays still owe a PTBNL.

Notes
  • Josh Donaldson will go to arbitration for the second year in a row.  The Jays and Donaldson are 450K apart in their filings.
  • Jesse Chavez will go to arbitration.  The team and player are 400K apart
  • The Jays projected payroll without any further moves is going to be around 137M
  • Players listed at the MLB minimum salary may make several thousand more than the minimum so the Jays payroll is likely another 50-200K higher than this projected roster

Non-Roster Spring Training Invites
Pitchers
Wil Browning
Taylor Cole
Scott Copeland
Scott Diamond
Chad Girodo
Conner Greene
Roberto Hernandez (Fausto Carmona)
Wade LeBlanc
Pat McCoy
Brad Penny

Catchers   
Derrick Chung
Danny Jansen
Humberto Quintero

Infielders
David Adams
Jon Berti
Andy Burns
Matt Dean
Casey Kotchman
Jio Mier
Rowdy Tellez
Richard Urena

Outfielders   
Anthony Alford
Roemon Fields
Dwight Smith Jr

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Hagelin was previously acquired this offseason for Emerson Etem and a 2nd round pick.
Perron was previously acquired last seasons for a 1st round pick and Rob Klinkhammer.

Hagelin - 43GP 4G 8A 12P
Perron - 43GP 4G 12A 16P

Adam Clendenning is a 2011 2nd round draft pick who has played in 30NHL games with 5 points.  His best AHL season was in 2013-2014 where he put up 59 points in 74GP.


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Non-Hockey Chatter / Alan Rickman Passes Away From Cancer
« on: January 14, 2016, 07:54:33 AM »
He was one of my favourite actors.   Condolences to his family.

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16-16-7, 39 points | 18-18-2, 38 points

Projected Lines

JVR-Bozak-Parenteau
Grabner-Kadri-Komarov
Winnik-Arcobello-Lupul
Matthias-Holland-Boyes

Gardiner-Phaneuf
Hunwick-Rielly
Marincin-Polak

Bernier
Reimer

             
Karlsson - Thornton - Pavelski
Marleau - Couture - Ward
Nieto - Hertl - Donskoi
Zubrus - Tierney - Wingels

Vlasic - Braun
Martin - Burns
Tennyson - DeMelo

Stalock
Jones

Scratches

Frank Corrado
Byron Froese
Antoine Bibeau

      
Brenden Dillon
Mike Brown
Ben Smith

Game Notes

TOR
•Bernier is expected to start
•No suspension/supplementary discipline for the Polak boarding major
•The Leafs are 7 points out of a playoff spot (tiebreakers but have 3 games in hand on NJ)
•The Leafs are 6 points out of last place in the league
•The Leafs currently have an 8.5% chance of getting the 1st overall pick
LA
•Stalock is expected to start
•The Sharks are a league worst 5-12-0 at home

Injuries

•Stephane Robidas - Old - Out indefinitely
•Nick Spaling - Upper Body - Injured Reserve
•Garret Sparks - Lower Body - Injured Reserve
•Byron Froese - Lower Body - Out
•Carlton the Bear - Travel - Too lazy to make the GDT
      
•Raffi Torres - The Scarecrow - Suspended

Stream Options

https://www.reddit.com/r/NHLstreams
http://vaughnlive.tv/leafstreamer
http://gofirstrow.eu/sport/ice-hockey.html

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