Player Discussion Ryan Spooner

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  1. Machinehead

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    A lot of it has to do with culture.

    The teams that end up like that are the teams the blow up everyone over the age of 22 and ice an AHL team for years on end. Then when McDavid and Eichel show up, they're alone and the attitude around the team reeks.

    In our case, I don't think Hank ever let's that happen, both on the ice and in the room. But we can help him out with that by starting to improve the team this summer. I would leave Kreider, Spooner, Namestnikov, and Shattenkirk alone. Like I said earlier, I'd be ringing Chia off the hook about Klefbom. If there's reasonably young free agents out there who can help this team in 18-19 or a guy we can rejuvenate like a Grabner, you sign them. I listen to offers on Zuccarello but don't trade him for the sake of trading him. Fire the coach, he makes us lose.

    By no means do you go "all in" on winning the Cup or buy at the deadline, but for heavens sake try to be better than we were this year. It shouldn't be hard. This team blows this year.
     
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    Yes unless we get a 1st or top #3 picks for Zucc - I would keep him too and don`t move him for a 2nd pick or lower it`s not worth it. I mention this earlier and the length of this rebuild - if we move all our veterans like in Kevin or Zucc we might delay the amount of years until we can compete for the cup again in the final. And it can be fast 5-6 years rebuild schedule instead.
     
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    And the Rangers got oh so close to make it 4/5
     
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    Thanks, 31!
     
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    And they were also an OT win away from finishing bottom 5 too.
     
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    Montoya!

    Blake Wheeler would’ve brought us glory!
     
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    I know you're joking but Blake Wheeler was a really off the board pick.
     
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    Yeah, I remember thinking I really wanted him at 36, but thought picking him at 24 would have been a reach.
     
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    Why would Chia trade Klefbom?
     
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    Yeah, I don't think he has enough star potential for Chiarelli to consider trading him.
     
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    You can't compare Yankees with Rangers. MLB teams benefit from Latin America which is a gold mine. MLB draft is a lot different than NHL one. You can snag star players in 20th round because they may not play in baseball hotbed or there are signability issues or college commitments.
     
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    Really working out for the Isles.
     
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    Sounds a lot like Russians to me
     
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    He's a moron and Klefbom isn't #Tuff
     
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    Is klefbom good? I'll be honest I haven't watched a ton of oilers games in the past few years and I've always been underwhelmed by him.
     
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    Very good last season but down year this year.
     
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    DTMAboutHeart thinks he's the best defenseman in the league. Take that however you will.

    Back here in the realm of traditional counting stats he's a good #2 who's never had a negative impact.

    He was a #1 in 16-17.
     
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    Not really.
     
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    Yeah not really except for the part where it's exactly the same.
     
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    It's x10
     
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    Yes, but there's like 500 rounds, so everything is x10.

    Still, if Buchnevich was Kylan Pronger from Bear Crotch, Saskatchewan, he goes in the first round.
     
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    40 rounds and LA free agents.

    Russia is somewhat of an uknown however you can get a fair idea about a player. It's more of a question will he come over and how will he adjust. Latin America is an unknown. The 2 aren't even comparable.
     
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    But they're comparable when it's convenient for everyone to say "BUT THE YANKEES BLEW IT UP!!!!" (they didn't)

    And the point wasn't really to compare the process of getting there, just the outlooks of the two teams and how fans might perceive that.
     
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    Also 20 years is arbitrary. If you stretch that timeframe just another 5 years back you will see the Rangers' cup show up on that list.
     

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