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Vancouver Canucks signed Braden Holtby (2 Years / $4,300,000 AAV)

Was this a good signing?
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Oct 9, 2020 at 1:28
#26
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Only bad because it means Markstrom is gonzo
Oct 9, 2020 at 1:28
#27
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Nice deal here for VAN.
Oct 9, 2020 at 1:29
#28
First NY Then LA
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Essentially frees up another million for Toffoli or Tanev or whoever else they have their eyes on
Oct 9, 2020 at 1:31
#29
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Quoting: HabsFan9
Well, Marky is gone now

Wow, what a cheap AAV! Absolute steal


I don't get it?

He's been below average for 3 years?
And He had an 0.897 SV% last year?
And VAN needs cap space badly.

Why is this a good idea or signing?
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Oct 9, 2020 at 1:36
#30
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Great signing. Imo this lines up better with the canuck’s timeline than a markstrom signing would be
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Oct 9, 2020 at 1:39
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Quoting: drewjenkins
I don't get it?

He's been below average for 3 years?
And He had an 0.897 SV% last year?
And VAN needs cap space badly.

Why is this a good idea or signing?


Because Demko needs a mentor an someone now they have somebody to expose for Seattle. Demko will play most games.
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Oct 9, 2020 at 1:40
#32
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Fair deal, imo. Holtby isn't what he used to be and with a flat cap, this seemed inevitable.
Oct 9, 2020 at 1:42
#33
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Assuming they protect Demko in the expansion draft next year, what the 2nd year does is it probably gives Seattle someone to choose instead of any of their other players.
Oct 9, 2020 at 1:47
#34
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The 2nd year makes it a no for me, because Pettersson and Hughes need new contracts for that season
Oct 9, 2020 at 1:49
#35
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That's how much MTL is paying for Jake Allen, not bad
Oct 9, 2020 at 1:50
#36
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Whoever put No, newsflash, you're an idiot.
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Oct 9, 2020 at 1:51
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Oct 9, 2020 at 1:53
#38
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Quoting: HabsFan9
Because Demko needs a mentor an someone now they have somebody to expose for Seattle. Demko will play most games.


That's a pretty expensive backup. Not a good signing.
Oct 9, 2020 at 1:55
#39
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Quoting: Makeeeeebo
That's how much MTL is paying for Jake Allen, not bad

Over the past 2 years:

Allen .913
Holtby .905

http://www.nhl.com/stats/goalies?reportType=season&seasonFrom=20182019&seasonTo=20192020&gameType=2&filter=gamesPlayed,gte,50&sort=savePct&page=0&pageSize=50
Oct 9, 2020 at 1:55
#40
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I didn't even consider his comment an insult. Jake Allen is 3x the skill of Holtby.
Oct 9, 2020 at 1:58
#41
Go Flames Go!
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Amazing signing by the Canucks, good Job.
Oct 9, 2020 at 2:00
#42
Makeeeeebo
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Quoting: HabsForEver
I didn't even consider his comment an insult. Jake Allen is 3x the skill of Holtby.


Quoting: HabsForEver
I didn't even consider his comment an insult. Jake Allen is 3x the skill of Holtby.


I was saying that they are both equally capable goalies. A Price/Holtby tandem would sound great but I prefer Price/Allen. I think it's a good deal though for Vancouver, they get a good 1A/1B tandem with him and Demko. Especially when you consider Murray's contract at over 6mil.
Oct 9, 2020 at 2:02
#43
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Quoting: Makeeeeebo
I was saying that they are both equally capable goalies. A Price/Holtby tandem would sound great but I prefer Price/Allen. I think it's a good deal though for Vancouver, they get a good 1A/1B tandem with him and Demko. Especially when you consider Murray's contract at over 6mil.


Well, Murray is clearly better than Holtby. I think the Holtby deal is too rich, but I'm glad a division rival is doing it.
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Oct 9, 2020 at 2:07
#44
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Goalies With 30+ Games Played in 2019-20
(Ranked by their 2019-20 Save Percentage)

01 - 0.929 - Tuukka Rask
02 - 0.923 - Pavel Francouz
03 - 0.923 - Elvis Merzlikins
04 - 0.922 - Conor Hellebuck
05 - 0.921 - Antti Raanta
06 - 0.921 - Tristan Jarry
07 - 0.920 - Ben Bishop
08 - 0.920 - Robin Lehner
09 - 0.919 - Jaroslav Halák
10 - 0.918 - Jacob Markstrom
11 - 0.917 - Andre Vasilevsky
12 - 0.917 - Corey Crawford
13 - 0.917 - Mikko Koskinen
14 - 0.916 - Philipp Grubauer
15 - 0.915 - Mack Blackwood
16 - 0.915 - Linus Ullmark
17 - 0.914 - Semy Varlamov
18 - 0.914 - Carter Hart
19 - 0.914 - Juuse Saros
20 - 0.913 - Thomas Greiss
21 - 0.912 - Jordy Binington
22 - 0.911 - Jonas Korpisalo
23 - 0.910 - Alex Stalock
24 - 0.910 - Alex Georgiev
25 - 0.909 - Carey Price
26 - 0.909 - Fred Andersen
27 - 0.907 - David Rittich
28 - 0.907 - Jonathan Bernier
29 - 0.907 - Aaron Dell
30 - 0.905 - Marc Fleury
31 - 0.905 - Petr Mrázek
32 - 0.904 - John Gibson
33 - 0.904 - Jonathan Quick
34 - 0.903 - Mike Smith
35 - 0.902 - Craig Anderson
36 - 0.900 - Serge Bobrovsky
37 - 0.900 - Brian Elliott
38 - 0.899 - Matt Murray
39 - 0.899 - Carter Hutton
40 - 0.898 - Braden Holtby
41 - 0.896 - Martin Jones
42 - 0.895 - Pekka Rinne
Oct 9, 2020 at 2:29
#45
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This is such a **** deal for Vancouver
Oct 9, 2020 at 2:40
#46
I heff to be mad...
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The Canucks didn't need BRADEN HOLTBY
Oct 9, 2020 at 3:03
#47
a person
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there goes the devils future goalie
Oct 9, 2020 at 3:31
#48
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Very Good Veteran and Still has some game left signing. I thought he was going to ask for more but he played this one smart an so did the Canucks because I think they got better without spending too much money. This Amount of money still puts Demko in as playing a very good amount of games and Holtby's contract is tradable via a M-NTC but they shouldn't have to because he brings CUP and Playoff experience and he will do well living in Vancouver. Holtby is now understanding where he is play wise and I think this is a good deal for the Team, Holtby and Thatcher Demko. However, Markstrom is GONE and will be overpaid, most likely.
Oct 9, 2020 at 3:33
#49
Go Jets Go
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I did not expect this
Oct 9, 2020 at 7:38
#50
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The back end of this deal will cost the Emerald City $5.7M in real dollars if they select him in the expansion draft. Here's hoping!
 
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