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Messages - OldTimeHockey

I have zero problem with Rielly feeling that it deserved retribution. It was an a$$hole thing to do and I'd expect a Leaf to receive a roughing up if they did something similar. The crosscheck to the head was definitely too much though.
NHL Transactions / Re: 2023-24 General Trades & Signings
February 01, 2024, 12:41:05 PM
I think the reporting is correct that not many teams could/would match what Vancouver's offer was.
General NHL News & Views / Re: 2023-24 NHL Thread
January 31, 2024, 12:25:05 PM
Cue the 'face punching crew' to point out that the Leafs have none and that's a big reason they struggle in the playoffs.
Main Leafs Hockey Talk / Re: The Signings
January 31, 2024, 12:23:27 PM
Penalty killing would help jack up Marner's number.
Quote from: herman on January 26, 2024, 12:32:09 PMSwapping in Bertuzzi for Jarnkrok is really going to sewer our handsomeness/60 sheesh

Whoa Whoa Whoa, Bertuzzi is a handsome devil in his home town of Sudbury.
Quote from: herman on January 25, 2024, 08:55:17 AM
Quote from: OldTimeHockey on January 25, 2024, 08:47:20 AMWhat the heck was Nylander doing on that play?

Looks like he was trying to John Tavares* it on the back half of his PP shift while the other guys changed, tried to spring Timmins who had no speed, and then tripped over a skate.

* 1v3 to open up space for teammates, but usually results in a blueline turnover

Looks to me like he tripped himself over the skate(splash) so that he could have a lay down and then a lean against the boards.
Is there a video or full statement from Reaves? My gut tells me that some of it was taken out of context much the way Marner was last week.
I agree on Robertson. I'd actually move him up the line up as opposed to out of the line up.