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 Post subject: Re: Frustration
PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:57 pm 
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Pre-Risto trade...

Skinner - Eichel - Reinhart
Olofsson - Mittelstadt - Johansson
Sheary - Rodrigues - Vesey
Sobotka - Larsson - Girgenssons
Okposo (IR, eventually)

Dahlin - Montour
McCabe - Miller
Scandella - Ristolainen

Hutton
Ullmark

That's a decent lineup all things considered. The podcast I'm listening to now thinks the not-as-good Rasmus is destined for Edmonton. If it was something like Risto-for-RNH...good Lord...


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 Post subject: Re: Frustration
PostPosted: Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:39 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Frustration
PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:32 pm 
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Matt Hunwick to miss the season due to what Buffalo says is a neck injury.

https://wgr550.radio.com/articles/news/ ... out-season

He's in the final year of contract that'll pay him $2.25 million. Already there are fellow blueliners Lawrence Pilut and Zach Bogosian.

Without a doubt one of my least-favorite Avalanche players of all time. Don't think this makes much of a difference for them one way or another.


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 Post subject: Re: Frustration
PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:58 am 
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Those BS hats are a pretty good sign that even design work is being contracted out to other nations. :lol: I don't think any native English speakers would miss BS as being a bad idea.

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 Post subject: Re: Frustration
PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:11 pm 
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Eichel is here.

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 Post subject: Re: Frustration
PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:32 pm 
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Just when I thought I was out they pulled me back in!

(Who am I kidding? I'm never out.)

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 Post subject: Re: Frustration
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Welp, the more things change...

I mean, I'm sure the knives have already come out for Captain Jack once again, but really, this just isn't a very deep team. Still way too many overpriced hangers-on.

Doesn't help that Casey Mittelstadt is still not quite putting it together. Some time in Rochester may be necessary.

And FFS...just trade Risto already!


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 Post subject: Re: Frustration
PostPosted: Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:29 pm 
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Don't want to jinx it but somehow Zach Bogosian has managed to play 7 games without falling completely apart.


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 Post subject: Re: Frustration
PostPosted: Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:20 pm 
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Lost in all the hubbub over recent trades is the fact that the Sabres signed a career AHL goon, Dalton Smith, to an NHL deal, called him up for one game against the Lightning, played him a grand total of 1:26, blew a huge lead against said Lightning and lost 6-4, then sent him down again. This was all in response to a couple cheap shots Buffalo got that injured Dahlin and Sobotka the last time those two teams squared off.

Well...suffice to say...it didn't work.


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 Post subject: Re: Frustration
PostPosted: Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:39 am 
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Oh, shit...on top of the team's struggles, it appears the organization completely and totally half-assed alumni night. Made cheap and inauthentic mockups of the old 90s jerseys and then misspelled at least a couple of the names on the back. That's inexcusable.

The anger from the fanbase is palpable at this point. And they're all led by some guy named Duane.


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 Post subject: Re: Frustration
PostPosted: Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:07 am 
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The anger from the fanbase is palpable at this point. And they're all led by some guy named Duane.


Duane! https://twitter.com/the_funnel_guy/stat ... 95073?s=19

Holy smokes that's an all time rant.

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 Post subject: Re: Frustration
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It's happening...Sabres are losing to the Detroit Red Wings, the NHL team on pace to set a record for fewest wins in a modern NHL season, 2-0 after two periods, and...holy fuckin' shit the fans are about ready to burn everything down.


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 Post subject: Re: Frustration
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Pokecheque wrote:
The anger from the fanbase is palpable at this point. And they're all led by some guy named Duane.


Duane! https://twitter.com/the_funnel_guy/stat ... 95073?s=19

Holy smokes that's an all time rant.


Ouch...I shared this with a Buffalo fan a week or so back (yes I suppose they do exist even down here)....he said he was aware of the Knock off jersey and misspelling debacle....not even sure how you let that happen.

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