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Offline Nik Bethune

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Lucic to CGY for James Neal
« on: July 19, 2019, 03:43:31 PM »
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Lucic to CGY for James Neal
« on: July 19, 2019, 03:43:31 PM »

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Re: Lucic for Neal
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2019, 03:45:46 PM »
I get that Neal had a horrible season but he was a consistent 20-goal scorer his entire career prior to that. Did the aging curve hit him HARD (he turns 32 this September) or was it just an off season? I'd try betting on the latter before trading him for one of the worst contracts in the league. This doesn't make much sense for Calgary.

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Re: Lucic to CGY for James Neal
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2019, 03:49:20 PM »
There's gotta be something coming back to Calgary.  Puljujarvi maybe?

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Re: Lucic to CGY for James Neal
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2019, 03:50:51 PM »
There's gotta be something coming back to Calgary.  Puljujarvi maybe?

Reporters are saying there might be a pick/retained salary from Edmonton in the deal. Doesn't seem like any other players.

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Re: Lucic for Neal
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2019, 03:51:05 PM »
I get that Neal had a horrible season but he was a consistent 20-goal scorer his entire career prior to that. Did the aging curve hit him HARD (he turns 32 this September) or was it just an off season? I'd try betting on the latter before trading him for one of the worst contracts in the league. This doesn't make much sense for Calgary.

I agree although, with that said, it was also kind of weird that overnight Lucic became a garbage fire.
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Re: Lucic for Neal
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2019, 04:02:02 PM »
I get that Neal had a horrible season but he was a consistent 20-goal scorer his entire career prior to that. Did the aging curve hit him HARD (he turns 32 this September) or was it just an off season? I'd try betting on the latter before trading him for one of the worst contracts in the league. This doesn't make much sense for Calgary.

Yeah, that shooting percent of 5.0 is probably going to recover some. That being said, he is becoming pretty one-dimensional. Still could be a solid 2nd line winger, but, not going to worth his contract in the long run.
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Re: Lucic to CGY for James Neal
« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2019, 04:07:53 PM »
I get that Neal had a horrible season but he was a consistent 20-goal scorer his entire career prior to that. Did the aging curve hit him HARD (he turns 32 this September) or was it just an off season? I'd try betting on the latter before trading him for one of the worst contracts in the league. This doesn't make much sense for Calgary.

Yeah, that shooting percent of 5.0 is probably going to recover some. That being said, he is becoming pretty one-dimensional. Still could be a solid 2nd line winger, but, not going to worth his contract in the long run.
Like Lucic lol. One bad contract for another. Only way this is good for Calgary is for a salary dump, if the Oilers retain salary. Clagary still needs to sign Tkachuk, Rittich and Bennett with 9 mill in space.

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Re: Lucic to CGY for James Neal
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2019, 04:08:05 PM »
 My wife is a Flames fan. She is in total denial.

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Re: Lucic to CGY for James Neal
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2019, 04:58:27 PM »

I know that we all knew this wasn't going to age well but this reeeeaalllly didn't age well.

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Re: Lucic to CGY for James Neal
« Reply #9 on: July 19, 2019, 05:03:02 PM »

I know that we all knew this wasn't going to age well but this reeeeaalllly didn't age well.
Man that's ugly.

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Re: Lucic to CGY for James Neal
« Reply #10 on: July 19, 2019, 08:02:24 PM »
Maybe there is a deal with the Canucks in the making. Erickson?

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