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2021 offseason talks thread

Jun. 6, 2021 at 7:52 p.m.
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Hey everyone, this is a thread used to discuss the upcoming NHL offseason. Join and follow this thread if you are interested.
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Jun. 6, 2021 at 8:05 p.m.
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Quoting: KakkoForMauriceRichardAward
Hey everyone, this is a thread used to discuss the upcoming NHL offseason. Join and follow this thread if you are interested.


During the Offseason I think it would be fun to create lists or have some fun creating a list of the top players or something
Jun. 6, 2021 at 8:09 p.m.
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if CJ comment was legit he predicts

Toronto during this offseason will acquire a popular player who:

A) Did not play in the 2021 NHL Playoffs
B) Plays for an American team
C) And has multiple years left on their deal

So who is it gonna be
Jun. 6, 2021 at 8:13 p.m.
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Quoting: BuFfaLOFaN
During the Offseason I think it would be fun to create lists or have some fun creating a list of the top players or something


Yeah good idea but oh man there would be so much endless debates it would be insane
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Jun. 6, 2021 at 8:15 p.m.
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Quoting: aadoyle
if CJ comment was legit he predicts

Toronto during this offseason will acquire a popular player who:

A) Did not play in the 2021 NHL Playoffs
B) Plays for an American team
C) And has multiple years left on their deal

So who is it gonna be


I'd like Miles Wood
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Jun. 6, 2021 at 8:15 p.m.
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Quoting: KakkoForMauriceRichardAward
Yeah good idea but oh man there would be so much endless debates it would be insane


Yea..but we got till octobertears of joy
Jun. 6, 2021 at 8:15 p.m.
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Quoting: aadoyle
if CJ comment was legit he predicts

Toronto during this offseason will acquire a popular player who:

A) Did not play in the 2021 NHL Playoffs
B) Plays for an American team
C) And has multiple years left on their deal

So who is it gonna be


Labanc?
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Jun. 6, 2021 at 8:18 p.m.
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Quoting: KakkoForMauriceRichardAward
I'd like Miles Wood


issue is Wood does not fit CJ criteria. Mainly due to term.
Jun. 6, 2021 at 8:18 p.m.
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There have already been a few comments by 2 people other than me so here is a quick list of topics I'd like to discuss:

-how to add defense to WIN considering it isn't a particularly attractive destination
-how to add centers to MIN
-how to add offensive to ARI
-where RNH could land if he decides to leave EDM
-what a realistic CLB rebuild would look like
-the upcoming draft
-the upcoming FA class
Jun. 6, 2021 at 8:19 p.m.
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Quoting: KakkoForMauriceRichardAward
Labanc?


maybe it could be a forward or it could be a Dman or Goalie at this point no idea. He did say he would give more hints late in june and early july as to who it could be
Jun. 6, 2021 at 8:23 p.m.
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Quoting: KakkoForMauriceRichardAward
There have already been a few comments by 2 people other than me so here is a quick list of topics I'd like to discuss:

-how to add defense to WIN considering it isn't a particularly attractive destination
They have some decent young prospects that could help. I don't get why Laine wasn't traded for a dman but whatever maybe trade Dubois. Or try for Hamilton maybe he would like it there?
-how to add centers to MIN
Eichel
-how to add offensive to ARI
Not sure, the franchise is kind of in a horrible spot
-where RNH could land if he decides to leave EDM
-what a realistic CLB rebuild would look like
-the upcoming draft
Sabres are first baby. Powers looked good recently
-the upcoming FA class
Sabres shouldn't sign anyone major IMO unless its Hamilton or another RD. or a young player.
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Jun. 6, 2021 at 8:35 p.m.
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Edited Jun. 6, 2021 at 9:16 p.m.
If anyone has questions about Dallas I’m open to answering some of them.
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Jun. 6, 2021 at 10:38 p.m.
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Quoting: EsoYeezus69
If anyone has questions about Dallas I’m open to answering some of them.


Blake Comeau -- 10 million, over or under?
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Jun. 6, 2021 at 10:40 p.m.
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Quoting: Dzinger18
Blake Comeau -- 10 million, over or under?


Over obviously...

He’ll hopefully get signed by Vancouver.
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Jun. 6, 2021 at 10:48 p.m.
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Quoting: EsoYeezus69
Over obviously...

He’ll hopefully get signed by Vancouver.


Agreed. That's some Benning bait right there.
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Jun. 7, 2021 at 12:23 a.m.
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Quoting: aadoyle
if CJ comment was legit he predicts

Toronto during this offseason will acquire a popular player who:

A) Did not play in the 2021 NHL Playoffs
B) Plays for an American team
C) And has multiple years left on their deal

So who is it gonna be


Jack Eichel.
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Jun. 7, 2021 at 9:36 a.m.
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Quoting: aadoyle
if CJ comment was legit he predicts

Toronto during this offseason will acquire a popular player who:

A) Did not play in the 2021 NHL Playoffs
B) Plays for an American team
C) And has multiple years left on their deal

So who is it gonna be


Travis Konecny
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Jun. 7, 2021 at 9:43 a.m.
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Quoting: aadoyle
if CJ comment was legit he predicts

Toronto during this offseason will acquire a popular player who:

A) Did not play in the 2021 NHL Playoffs
B) Plays for an American team
C) And has multiple years left on their deal

So who is it gonna be


Clayton Keller
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Jun. 7, 2021 at 9:43 a.m.
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Quoting: aadoyle
if CJ comment was legit he predicts

Toronto during this offseason will acquire a popular player who:

A) Did not play in the 2021 NHL Playoffs
B) Plays for an American team
C) And has multiple years left on their deal

So who is it gonna be


Not Phil Kessel
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Jun. 7, 2021 at 10:13 a.m.
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Quoting: aadoyle
if CJ comment was legit he predicts

Toronto during this offseason will acquire a popular player who:

A) Did not play in the 2021 NHL Playoffs
B) Plays for an American team
C) And has multiple years left on their deal

So who is it gonna be


Reunite the legend himself Brent Burns with Jumbo Joe.
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Jun. 7, 2021 at 11:55 a.m.
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Quoting: Dzinger18
Reunite the legend himself Brent Burns with Jumbo Joe.


I dont know if Jumbo is coming back
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Jun. 7, 2021 at 11:58 a.m.
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I dont know if Jumbo is coming back


Idk, but maybe if he is then Burnsy could come and play in Tronna with him.
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Jun. 7, 2021 at 12:13 p.m.
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Quoting: Dzinger18
Idk, but maybe if he is then Burnsy could come and play in Tronna with him.


Tronna?
Jun. 7, 2021 at 12:39 p.m.
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Quoting: KakkoForMauriceRichardAward
I'd like Miles Wood


I don't see the Devils trading Wood unless they're getting a big return back
Jun. 7, 2021 at 12:56 p.m.
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Quoting: KakkoForMauriceRichardAward
There have already been a few comments by 2 people other than me so here is a quick list of topics I'd like to discuss:

-how to add defense to WIN considering it isn't a particularly attractive destination
-how to add centers to MIN
-how to add offensive to ARI
-where RNH could land if he decides to leave EDM
-what a realistic CLB rebuild would look like
-the upcoming draft
-the upcoming FA class


Trade for Seth Jones (sign and trade)
Get Eichel/Reinhart or be patient. Rossi might be ready in 1-2 years.
They gotta rebuild. Blow it up.
Vancouver
Trade Seth Jones to LA (extension) for Vilardi + 8th pick. Draft Johnson and Clarke. Sign Danult. Tank in 2022-24
1. Power 2. Beniers 3. Guenther 4. LUKE 5. Clarke 6. Edvinsson 7. Wallstedt 8. Johnson 9. Lysell 10. McTavish
Ovi to NJ (in my dreams), I think most of the big name free agents stay, the mid tier free agents will sign with new teams
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