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 Post subject: Re: What now?
PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2019 3:03 pm 
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I hope they don't do something stupid this offseason.

The Flyers are going to do something stupid this offseason.

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 Post subject: Re: What now?
PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2019 5:11 pm 
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E.L. wrote:
I hope they don't do something stupid this offseason.

The Flyers are going to do something stupid this offseason.


Fuck that, do ALL the stupid things this offseason! I was bored with the Flyboys being sensible under Hextall (which still kinda blows my mind given his reputation as a player).


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 Post subject: Re: What now?
PostPosted: Thu May 30, 2019 6:28 pm 
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Please do lots of stupid things. In the off-season, at the draft, in free agency, in training camp, hell, even on the ice.

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 Post subject: Re: What now?
PostPosted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:15 pm 
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I don't know if this qualifies as stupid, but the Flyboys have traded a pick to the Peg for the rights to pending UFA Kevin Hayes.

I guess that means Giroux is more or less permanently a wing now, with Couturier, Laughton and Patrick set to occupy the other centre spots.

Hayes is a sorta fine number two centre.

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 Post subject: Re: What now?
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Damn...the Avs were set to make a big run at him this summer. Guess Philly knew that.

Oh well, there are still a lot of red flags on that guy, so I'm not sure he's worth the major coin they're likely going to drop on him. Avs will just have to find another solution.

Decent enough pickup for the Flyboys, but this feels a bit like an indictment on Nolan Patrick. He'll probably start out as the 3rd line center and then move up over time. If he can't develop properly under THOSE circumstances, then he's a bust.


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 Post subject: Re: What now?
PostPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:02 am 
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Flyers make an on-the-surface good but likely bad one-for-one swap, adding Matt Niskanen from the Caps for Radko Gudas.

No doubt Matt is a better player than Radko, but that extra year for Niskanen in 20-21 might be more trouble than it's worth, and that's not counting the Radko money they're supposedly retaining. Caps needed to move long-term salary and found a taker.

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Horrible deal for the Flyboys, but I love it because they're back to making stupid decisions. Make the offseason fun again!

Fletcher touted all the intangibles, how Niskanen's a Cup winner, blah blah blah...it's clear he didn't learn a goddamn thing from his spectacular faceplant finish in Minny.

This is why the Flyers haven't won a Cup since the 70s.


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 Post subject: Re: What now?
PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:45 am 
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Gudas and Wilson on the same team. I hope they take each other out in training camp, trying to show who's the bigger asshole.

Why don't they go for the douche bag hat trick and trade for Marchand?

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