Out of Town: Off-Season edition

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  1. 417

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    IBN on twitter in reponse to the Athletic article where David Poile denied rumors that he's shopping PK Subban...

    "So in other words, he's available, everyone around the league knows this so they are probably waiting for you to initiate + locker room issues again"

    Interesting...
     
  2. Captain Wolverine

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    Is it? This is IBN we're talking about here.
     
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    IBN has been ahead of more rumors than anyone else...

    Including when the Habs traded PK Subban the first time.

    IBN > than any reputed "insider" there is IMO.
     
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    “Ibn” ?
     
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    IBN = Incarcerated Bob

    He has a twitter account and posts a ton of insider stuff on MLB, NFL, NBA and NHL. He's a huge Isles fan.

    I've been following him for years and he's been way ahead of things compared to other "insiders"...even the recent appointment of Lou Lamoriello as GM of the Isles, IBN reported that weeks before anyone in the mainstream started hinting at it.

    He usually has more info on MLB, NFL and NBA...but every offseason or trade deadline, he's usually good for some NHL news as well.
     
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    Well her husband has seen the trash-talking posts on social media so that's not a figment of her imagination.
     
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    Where do I find his stuff online?
     
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    I will never feel bad for Sens fans (or Leafs fans) They can all rot in hell.
     
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    look up his twitter handle "incarcerated bob"...I think he's been banned from posting here though, for some reason, i'm not sure (he's often crapping on HFboards because of it).
     
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    groovejuice Without deviation progress is not possible

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    I don't recall Bob ever posting here. The issue was that he was not considered a legit insider by HF, so his rumours posted by members here were not considered kosher.

    It seems that line hard line must have softened over time. I think his record speaks for itself in all major NA sports.
     
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    Yeah sorry...he wasn't banned from posting here but his rumors were not allowed to be posted as he was not considered a legit insider by HF as you said.

    Which is something, because as I said, I been following him for years and no one has come close to getting things right as much as he has.
     
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    groovejuice Without deviation progress is not possible

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    I've followed him on Twitter as well, and he definitely has regular accurate inside information regarding top professional leagues in NA.

    Because he deals with odds makers (and therefore ties to gambling), his posse of informants likely runs as deep into professional teams as anyone's.
     
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    He seems to be joking around, referencing the whole Bergevin/Subban thing from 2 years ago.

    But just to clarify, there's no rumor that Poile is shopping Subban. No insider (credible or not) ever said that. The only stuff we heard is some people *think* the Preds will be tempted to trade Subban at some point, because of his salary and his over-the-top personality.

    I know everybody is talking about rumors of Subban being traded, and some people will say "where there's smoke...", but there is litterally no real rumor about Subban being available. Just media people either having fun with possible trade scenarios, or random hockey blogs using Subban as a clickbait.
     
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    Exactly. And crazy rich people are infinitely more difficult to deal with than crazy poor people. Poor people in general can be ignored or marginalized. People with money are able to indulge their craziness and usually have enablers around them. The current POTUS is a perfect example. If he didn't have money he'd just be someone's crazy racist uncle who ruins Thanksgiving dinner every year. But he's rich so he's now able to start World War 3 and end life as we know it.

    If Hoffman's gf didn't have money she'd be far too busy working at a dead end job just to pay her rent and wouldn't have any time to create all those burner accounts on social media.
     
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    It will take longer if he goes through with marrying her. She's officially referred to as his finacee now, not merely his girlfriend.
     
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    Thankfully, this means Ottawa will always remain an irrelevant franchise.

    I don't know who came up with that insult, but it is one of the truest insults ever.
     
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    The Great Schlemko "The Food Will Be Better"

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    Poile would be an idiot to trade Subban. He was by far their best dman when it mattered the most.
     
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    Well it's not for no good reason that he's never won anything in all the years he's been an executive.
     
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    He throws a ridiculous amount of darts at the board and folks like yourself only remember the ones that get close to the centre.
     
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    I know another team that he was miles ahead of the rest of the defense corps. The team is just slipping my mind.
     
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    If Poile does trade Subban, it will be for a center. It remains Nashville's biggest remaining weakness.

    Unlike Montreal, who just downgraded at the same position because they could.
     
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    Very true but people love to speculate oh well believe what you want to believe I suppose
     
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    Rumors are rumors...they are not guarantees of a deal being struck.

    People like you still have trouble understanding that.

    Thankfully, I don't...I don't hang on his every word expecting every deal he mentions to go down. It's entertaining for me, I like reading/hearing about rumors...

    Its fun for me...I'm not expecting the rumor monger to guarantee what he's saying in blood.

    Also, I remember the ones he's hit on...that list is so long I wouldn't even know where to begin. When mainstream media caught on to Lou becoming GM of the isles a few weeks ago, I had gotten a heads up months ago.

    You can sit by your PC waiting for Bob McKenzie to give u a morsel or two of a rumor every few weeks...I'm good with IBN

    Thanks for your concern though.
     
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    Well Dave P (sorry don't know his last name) on TSN 690 sunday show said there were rumors and that Polie was taking calls on PK since Feb. He also said that the same situation in MTL with half the team/management not liking PK was happening in NASH.

    Then you have TSN putting it in their trade bait story, and ICB tweeting about it. So yes there are rumors that are not originating from HF/MTL fans.

    This is not to say PK will be traded. On 690 Dave said that it would take a really good offer to move PK.
     
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    which I find hilarious considering they traded Jones for RJ, signed Bonino, and then traded more pieces for Turris.

    Yet somehow they are still weak down the middle?
     

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