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edwardtedbrady

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Buffalo Sabres
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Forum: Armchair-GMJun 10 at 3:21
<div class="quote"><div class="quote_t">Quoting: <b>Salzy</b></div><div>Ducks arent trading Zegras, even if they would Eichel is not worth near that much, Gretzky didnt get that much</div></div>

<div class="quote"><div class="quote_t">Quoting: <b>Salzy</b></div><div>Ducks arent trading Zegras, even if they would Eichel is not worth near that much, Gretzky didnt get that much</div></div>

If, big if, Anaheim wants to trade for Eichel they have to include an A list prospect. Right now there are two choices, Drysdale or Zegras. The Sabres are going to loose every trade imaginable trading eichel no matter what, but for an elite C, you have to give up an A Prospect. To even start the conversation. I'm asking for an A prospect, B prospect, C prospect and two firsts. I'm taking back a bad player contract with 3 years term as well to help offset costs. Zegras is really good but no one knows how he will be in the future. Eichel is top 5 C in the league now, an MVP candidate the year before, and even hurt this year was playing as one of the best two way defensive C's in the league. I don't think that trade is an issue. Now the Calgary could be stretch and I'll give that might not work.

The Gretsky Haul...On Aug. 9, 1988, the Oilers, just two months removed from lifting the Stanley Cup, sent Gretzky, Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski to the Kings in exchange for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, Los Angeles’ first-round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993, as well as $15 million in cash. My mock isn't even close to that haul. Carson was 2nd overall 2 years prior. In Carsons first two years in the NHL, he was the most productive, more than almost any player in league history, recording 92 goals and 186 total points at only 19 years old. Gelinas was 18 and the 7th overall pick the year prior. Plus 3 firsts, and 15 million in cash...So I think you're slightly mistaken on that
Forum: Armchair-GMOct 12, 2020 at 11:58
I hope you're joking. you realize girgensons was signed by the sabres. I didn't choose to sign him. his AAV is horrible...like terrible. I hope you paid attention to UFA signings. his was one, if not the highest of a 4th line player.

Second of all there were a lot of buyouts &amp; released players this past year so a lot more options for UFAs that weren't available originally (Wennberg, Johnson)

we had a bunch of empty middle six spots...how do you fill them? I'd fill them with guys with great metrics including Jesper fast who is borderline 2 line caliber player on xG. who would help drive scoring on a 3rd line. Add a cheap 3rd line center who would help be a great 2 way center with good defensive metrics. TJ Brodie has always been very good &amp; we need some top 4 defensemen &amp; he is incredibly affordable. by the way he signed for that exact amount. Weegar is a top 4 defensemen who is getting paid like a 3rd pair. The trades are realistic trades. fleeced or not, your perspective of this team being bad is very off.

The only questionable move would be Toffoli but he showed last year in Vancouver that when he paired with the right players he can produce. Don't see how staal &amp; skinner wouldn't help there. I built the forwards through free agency. Defense &amp; goalie through trade. so technically this isn't a free agency team...its a build a team analytically &amp; using metric. We really don't have a lot of trade bait players...idk what you think we'd get for montour or risto but I can say its not a first round or anyone like Ehlers without offering more.
Forum: Armchair-GMOct 9, 2020 at 11:34
Forum: Armchair-GMAug 27, 2020 at 12:03
Forum: Armchair-GMAug 27, 2020 at 11:15
Forum: Armchair-GMAug 26, 2020 at 10:30
Thread: Sabres Fix
Forum: Armchair-GMAug 26, 2020 at 9:46
Thread: Sabres Fix
<div class="quote"><div class="quote_t">Quoting: <b>NeedTheCleanser</b></div><div>Statistically below average?!!!! Danault has some of the best xG numbers in the league!!!!</div></div>

<div class="quote"><div class="quote_t">Quoting: <b>Shibbal18</b></div><div>"Danault is statistically a below average C. Better offensively then defensively. Montreal has two future young centers. With the trade they get a young potential top 6 forward &amp; a young bottom 6 forward which they need. This fills their need for a 3rd line center &amp; top 6 forward. Win-win."

What?? because of his point totals?? You say MTL has 2 future young centers as a justification for trading a center away, but then you give them 2 more centers....</div></div>

<div class="quote"><div class="quote_t">Quoting: <b>Carlapin007</b></div><div>That has to be one of the worst Danault trades I have ever seen. In fact, I stopped reading at &lt; statisticaly below average &gt;...

Again, go watch some games!!!</div></div>

<div class="quote"><div class="quote_t">Quoting: <b>Carlapin007</b></div><div>That has to be one of the worst Danault trades I have ever seen. In fact, I stopped reading at &lt; statisticaly below average &gt;...

Again, go watch some games!!!</div></div>

Every person is entitled to their opinion of my trades. If you are a Montreal Canadiens fan, I understand this look like it would be a bad trade but in reality it isn't. Below is an explanation of why Danault is below average (career wise). He is a great player. I'm not saying the guy is terrible &amp; he can/is a 1 or 2 line center but what he isn't is a 2way center &amp; isn't effective on the power play either. Again...this is statically, not how I feel or have watched. I'm going by numbers not personal view.

Danault
MoneyPuck.com
0.76 Expected Goals Per 60 Minutes Played
13 Goals From 16.87 Expected Goals During 1,337 Minutes Played
12.20 Expected Goals After Adjusting For Shooting Talent
Predicted Shooting Talent is 27.7% Below Average

According to Hockeyviz Isolated Summary he is actually -2%. He has been for the past 3 years -3%, -2%, -2%. His power play is -13% in his career. On top of that he is 5v5 +.04% xG/60 (2% above average) &amp; 5V5 -.18 xG/60 (-7%) defensively. Which you'd think hows he is more of an offensively minded centermen but is he is not good on the power play (-13%) &amp; his predicted shooting talent is not great which tells me he doesn't make a lot of shots he takes.

Danault for Montreal was playing 3rd line center. Which proves &amp; says Montreals coach wants a defensively minded third line center for his team. Danault has 1 year left &amp; would want a payday which Montreal doesn't want to offer considering they have their 1-2 centers for the future. Mittelstadt is still considered a top 6 prospect. Analysts have stated he might fit a winger role better than a center role &amp; actually did well in the AHL when moved. If you read my post I state top 6 forward, not center. Asplund has played in the NHL &amp; is a young center that can fit that 3rd-4th center line role depending on his development. He might not be immediate but he can fill a spot to rotate &amp; is young. They also have Jake Evens to fill that 3rd line center role &amp; Asplund could be your fourth. Thats a great young center core for the future. You're getting two young &amp; very affordable potential top 6 &amp; bottom 6 players where one can still be an elite player &amp; the other can fill the bottom fit role.

It benefits both teams &amp; fills needs. Plus with this Montreal actually gains something then if they play him one more year &amp; lose him as an UFA.