2016 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

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Re: 2016 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Post by Island Nucklehead » Tue Mar 22, 2016 5:45 pm

Hockey Widow wrote: 1) a true number 1 D man, he mentioned along the lines of Keith, Chara, Doughtery

2) a true number 1 goalie, he mentioned Thomas, Lundquist, Quick

3) a big, strong number one centre, he mentioned Kopitar, Getzlaf
Hard to disagree with any of that.

Short of Demko, I don't think we have any of those pieces now, or in the pipleine. However, Bo Horvat could be that strong, two-way Centre in the Bergeron mould.

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Re: 2016 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Post by Hockey Widow » Tue Mar 22, 2016 5:48 pm

Island Nucklehead wrote:
Hockey Widow wrote: 1) a true number 1 D man, he mentioned along the lines of Keith, Chara, Doughtery

2) a true number 1 goalie, he mentioned Thomas, Lundquist, Quick

3) a big, strong number one centre, he mentioned Kopitar, Getzlaf
Hard to disagree with any of that.

Short of Demko, I don't think we have any of those pieces now, or in the pipleine. However, Bo Horvat could be that strong, two-way Centre in the Bergeron mould.

Oh come on IN. We have both Markstrom and Demko. We have Zdeno Tryamkin. We are 2/3 of the way there :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: 2016 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Post by Kowch » Tue Mar 22, 2016 6:11 pm

Hockey Widow wrote:
Island Nucklehead wrote:
Hockey Widow wrote: 1) a true number 1 D man, he mentioned along the lines of Keith, Chara, Doughtery

2) a true number 1 goalie, he mentioned Thomas, Lundquist, Quick

3) a big, strong number one centre, he mentioned Kopitar, Getzlaf
Hard to disagree with any of that.

Short of Demko, I don't think we have any of those pieces now, or in the pipleine. However, Bo Horvat could be that strong, two-way Centre in the Bergeron mould.

Oh come on IN. We have both Markstrom and Demko. We have Zdeno Tryamkin. We are 2/3 of the way there :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
You're willing to label Tryamkin as a #1 D already? ;)

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Re: 2016 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Post by Island Nucklehead » Tue Mar 22, 2016 6:15 pm

Hockey Widow wrote: Oh come on IN. We have both Markstrom and Demko. We have Zdeno Tryamkin. We are 2/3 of the way there :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
As long as he doesn't turn into Nikita Gill... although if Tryamkin can hit 1,000 NHL games we'll obviously have a keeper.

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Re: 2016 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Post by SKYO » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:34 pm

ICYMI - Even if you're dead last in this new draft / lottery odds, you can still get bumped to 4th overall.

So landing in the bottom 4 is great news for team tank.

https://www.nhl.com/news/nhl-announces- ... t/c-728795
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Re: 2016 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Post by Island Nucklehead » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:47 pm

SKYO wrote:ICYMI - Even if you're dead last in this new draft / lottery odds, you can still get bumped to 4th overall.

So landing in the bottom 4 is great news for team tank.

https://www.nhl.com/news/nhl-announces- ... t/c-728795
And the 4th place team could get bumped to 7th.

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Re: 2016 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Post by rats19 » Wed Mar 23, 2016 2:14 pm

Island Nucklehead wrote:
SKYO wrote:ICYMI - Even if you're dead last in this new draft / lottery odds, you can still get bumped to 4th overall.

So landing in the bottom 4 is great news for team tank.

https://www.nhl.com/news/nhl-announces- ... t/c-728795
And the 4th place team could get bumped to 7th.
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Re: 2016 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Post by 5thhorseman » Wed Mar 23, 2016 2:57 pm

Hockey Widow wrote:
Island Nucklehead wrote:
Hockey Widow wrote: 1) a true number 1 D man, he mentioned along the lines of Keith, Chara, Doughtery

2) a true number 1 goalie, he mentioned Thomas, Lundquist, Quick

3) a big, strong number one centre, he mentioned Kopitar, Getzlaf
Hard to disagree with any of that.

Short of Demko, I don't think we have any of those pieces now, or in the pipleine. However, Bo Horvat could be that strong, two-way Centre in the Bergeron mould.

Oh come on IN. We have both Markstrom and Demko. We have Zdeno Tryamkin. We are 2/3 of the way there :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Hutton is more likely to fit that #1 D mold.

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Re: 2016 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Post by SKYO » Wed Mar 23, 2016 3:37 pm

Island Nucklehead wrote:
SKYO wrote:ICYMI - Even if you're dead last in this new draft / lottery odds, you can still get bumped to 4th overall.

So landing in the bottom 4 is great news for team tank.

https://www.nhl.com/news/nhl-announces- ... t/c-728795
And the 4th place team could get bumped to 7th.
Proving that tanking for the purpose of getting a high pick isn't such a prudent plan afterall with those odds.
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Re: 2016 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Post by Island Nucklehead » Wed Mar 23, 2016 3:50 pm

SKYO wrote:
Island Nucklehead wrote:
SKYO wrote:ICYMI - Even if you're dead last in this new draft / lottery odds, you can still get bumped to 4th overall.

So landing in the bottom 4 is great news for team tank.

https://www.nhl.com/news/nhl-announces- ... t/c-728795
And the 4th place team could get bumped to 7th.
Proving that tanking for the purpose of getting a high pick isn't such a prudent plan afterall with those odds.
We're not tanking. We're accidentally shitty.

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Re: 2016 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Post by micky107 » Wed Mar 23, 2016 3:52 pm

There are some suggestions that Austin Mathews may not actually be the best available for reasons that I'm sure everyone has heard.
The lottery is a crap shoot anyways.
If we draft in the top 5, Benning will get a really good piece.
Projected better draft this year than next.
So sick of the tanking, don't want to see hockey like this next year.
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Re: 2016 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Post by SKYO » Wed Mar 23, 2016 4:21 pm

Island Nucklehead wrote: We're not tanking. We're accidentally shitty.
Not my point.
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Re: 2016 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Post by Ronning's Ghost » Wed Mar 23, 2016 10:39 pm

Island Nucklehead wrote:We're not tanking. We're accidentally shitty.
Or, while professing that he was trying to make the playoffs, Benning took a series of risks that might have improved the team if they had worked, but that he also knew had a large chance of resulting in a complete bottom-out if they failed. Thus the convertible stealth tank.

It would make sense that genius would be subtle.

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Re: 2016 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Post by Island Nucklehead » Thu Mar 24, 2016 6:14 am

Ronning's Ghost wrote:
Island Nucklehead wrote:We're not tanking. We're accidentally shitty.
Or, while professing that he was trying to make the playoffs, Benning took a series of risks that might have improved the team if they had worked, but that he also knew had a large chance of resulting in a complete bottom-out if they failed. Thus the convertible stealth tank.

It would make sense that genius would be subtle.
It's possible, but is there much difference between the guy you describe and a moron?

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Re: 2016 NHL ENTRY DRAFT

Post by ESQ » Thu Mar 24, 2016 10:21 am

Island Nucklehead wrote: We're not tanking. We're accidentally shitty.
Ohhhh right, its an accident that half the d-corp are rookies, 4 of the forwards are rookies, and more than half of the forwards have played fewer than 164 NHL games.
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