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Joseph Woll signed to ELC
« on: March 24, 2019, 04:09:02 PM »
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Joseph Woll signed to ELC
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Re: Joseph Woll signed to ELC
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2019, 09:22:50 PM »
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Re: Joseph Woll signed to ELC
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2019, 09:23:53 PM »
Weird. So he can't play on the Marlies? So he just sits for now?
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Re: Joseph Woll signed to ELC
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2019, 09:27:39 PM »
We could definitely throw him out against one of the final games to give Andersen a rest and Woll a whirl. Hes also playoffs eligible for us. Its probably better not to play him though (expansion)
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Re: Joseph Woll signed to ELC
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2019, 09:35:31 PM »
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Re: Joseph Woll signed to ELC
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2019, 09:48:32 PM »
We could definitely throw him out against one of the final games to give Andersen a rest and Woll a whirl. Hes also playoffs eligible for us. Its probably better not to play him though (expansion)

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Re: Joseph Woll signed to ELC
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2019, 11:46:32 AM »
Then I don't understand why we signed him now, only to sit him, no AHL experience and if he had to play then he would be expansion available? What the F?  Did we have to sign him or would he have gone free market, I don't think so?
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Re: Joseph Woll signed to ELC
« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2019, 11:51:11 AM »
Then I don't understand why we signed him now, only to sit him, no AHL experience and if he had to play then he would be expansion available? What the F?  Did we have to sign him or would he have gone free market, I don't think so?

He could have returned to college next season and then became a free agent after that. This guarantees that he turns pro next season and avoids that situation. All signing him now costs is a signing bonus and it burns a year off his ELC, neither of which are big deals. He won't play a game so it won't effect his expansion draft or future UFA statuses.

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Re: Joseph Woll signed to ELC
« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2019, 12:17:58 PM »
Then I don't understand why we signed him now, only to sit him, no AHL experience and if he had to play then he would be expansion available? What the F?  Did we have to sign him or would he have gone free market, I don't think so?

He could have returned to college next season and then became a free agent after that. This guarantees that he turns pro next season and avoids that situation. All signing him now costs is a signing bonus and it burns a year off his ELC, neither of which are big deals. He won't play a game so it won't effect his expansion draft or future UFA statuses.
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Re: Joseph Woll signed to ELC
« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2019, 12:17:58 PM »