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Edmonton Oilers signed Cody Ceci (4 Years / $3,250,000 AAV)

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Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:34 p.m.
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Has there been an objectively worse offseason than the 2021-22 Edmonton Oilers? Asking for a friend.


Carolina is shaping up to have a terrible offseason as well.
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Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:35 p.m.
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Haha Oilers are going to be fun to score on this upcoming season with a super old goalie and poor defense overall
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:35 p.m.
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HORRIBLE CONTRACT!!!!!!!! FIRE HOLLAND
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:35 p.m.
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I think its just harder being a GM in Edmonton. No one wants to live there.. Hard to get guys to come without slightly overpaying.
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Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:35 p.m.
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Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:36 p.m.
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Carolina is shaping up to have a terrible offseason as well.


They turned a top-9 forward into a top-4 defender. Can't be that bad.
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:36 p.m.
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OH BABY
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:36 p.m.
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My gosh Ken Holland. This is funny.

Smith is gonna get lit up like a Christmas tree next season.
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:36 p.m.
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For 1 year, it would be whatever. But 4 years of Ceci? Man.
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:37 p.m.
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Oh my god. McDavid. I feel for you man.
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:37 p.m.
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You know nothing JS
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I think its just harder being a GM in Edmonton. No one wants to live there.. Hard to get guys to come without slightly overpaying.


I agree, but this is self inflicted.

They still had Ethan Bear like an hour ago...
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:39 p.m.
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Nurse - Ceci
Keith - Barrie
Russell - Bouchard

my sides are in orbit.


Nah bro Keith and Ceci. They’ll share the Norris.
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:41 p.m.
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Ceci is a good player but this looks like too much money.
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Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:42 p.m.
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This may be the worst signing of any contract of the day so far but the day is still young
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:43 p.m.
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I think its just harder being a GM in Edmonton. No one wants to live there.. Hard to get guys to come without slightly overpaying.


Pretty much. I said in the Dillion trade thread that markets like Winnipeg and Edmonton are in tough when trying to compete for not just a playoff spot but trying to win rounds.
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:53 p.m.
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Toronto's top4 with Barrie and Ceci worked so well we just needed more of it
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:59 p.m.
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LMAOOOOO
Jul. 28, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.
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Ceci played great last season, but not 3.5 per great.... yikes....
Jul. 28, 2021 at 1:14 p.m.
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Ken Holland sign a good contract challenge: impossible
Jul. 28, 2021 at 1:38 p.m.
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So do they have a defensively responsible right handed D?
Jul. 28, 2021 at 7:17 p.m.
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Anything over 700,000 for Cody Ceci is a massive overpayment.
Jul. 28, 2021 at 7:22 p.m.
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People knocked Matheson and Petterson on the penguins.
But they carried Ceci to 4x3.25 last year.

So glad the penguins did not resign him. Especially at this.
This is a joke of a contract, and goes to show exactly how bad the defense market is right now.
People who think the market was fine, and that it would be hard to move defensemen at some point need to wake up.

Good for Ceci though, he took EDM for 13 million.
Jul. 28, 2021 at 9:58 p.m.
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Edited Jul. 28, 2021 at 10:04 p.m.
I see a lot of people complaining that the defense got worse ... and that may be true:

Klefbom
Larsson
Barrie
Nurse
Jones
Bear

Are likely much better than:

Lagesson
Russell
Barrie
Nurse
Keith
Ceci

But lets not ignore goaltending:

Ikko Oskinen
Lex Talock
Ike Mith

Are a significant upgrade over:

Mikko Koskinen
Alex Stalock
Mike Smith

So hold your head up Ken Holland.

And congrats on locking up Hyman!
We got him for the rest of his prime!

Plus 6 bonus years after of that.
Jul. 31, 2021 at 3:36 p.m.
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Bad contract... will probably be bought out in a couple seasons.
Aug. 1, 2021 at 6:28 p.m.
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More like Caca Peepee
 
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