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  1. Bizzare

    Bizzare Registered User

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    At the end of the day all forwards are the same.
     
  2. Frosty415

    Frosty415 Stay Frosty

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    Last I read they were on pace to have 5-6 potential 60 point scorers this season.

    In what world is that not "loaded"?

    They're a top team this season
     
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    This is really painful to watch seeing DiPietro's confidence get demolished in his first game. I feel REALLY bad for him.
     
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    Bounces R Way Feaster's Beasters

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    Sharks top 9 is very very solid, not a lot weak spots there. Like others have said there's no superstar but as a unit they're definitely top five in the NHL. Also a great top 4 on the backend. They were my pick to win the Pacific at the start of the year and still are although my Flames will make it interesting.
     
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    koyvoo unsustainable

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    Kane has 10 goals in his past 9 games
     
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    Frosty415 Stay Frosty

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    Feel really bad for him, the Sharks are on a roll too (5 straight wins, 4 on this road trip)
     
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    Kegsey Defense be scared, Hertl coming.

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    "Terrible contract, toxic player."
     
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    What? And what does that have to do with anything? 8 forwards with more points than Dunn? Like as in Vince Dunn on St Louis?

    No, your point is far less clear.
     
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    2 of em versus a Child.....but still 8 in 9 is impressive as is.
     
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    A really good forward group, to be sure.

    Tampa Bay is loaded at forward.Toronto is loaded at forward. The Sharks defense is loaded.
     
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    Jumbo’s still got it
     
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    JoeThorntonsRooster Brent Burns was a Ted Lindsay Finalist

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    5 forwards on pace for 70 points.

    Loaded with depth, but not with true top-end talent.
     
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    Very impressive San Jose...all this without Karlsson......
     
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    Dipietro has had no chance on any of these. Dudes just being hung to dry.

    Also Kane is a monster. People hating on him just dont watch or appreciate how complete of a player his. I got him in 9th round of fantasy. Hes a top 12 fantasy guy in our league.
     
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    Franson Honeywell real estate Sponsor

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    Congrats Jumbo Joe!
     
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    Yea exactly. It’s a really strong group. I just think people forget what loaded means. That’s like when people list 20 current players and call them all generational.
     
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    Can't believe someone pays Erik Gudbranson to play professional hockey.
     
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    koyvoo unsustainable

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    Ok. Canucks tap out.
     
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    Yes they are. Because they have a loaded defense, a really deep group of forwards, and a pretty underrated goalie.

    They are not “loaded” at forward. We can stop throwing that word around to describe above average things.
     
  20. aufheben

    aufheben as if

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    Pretty sure now San Jose leads the league in 5v5 GF/60
     
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    Maylo It never happened.

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    Quite of the "welcome to NHL" moment.
     
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    did you guys see that loaded play?

    Congrats jumbo on passing number 9

    also, get that poor kid out of the net
     
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    JoeThorntonsRooster Brent Burns was a Ted Lindsay Finalist

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    If you really want to compare the teams...Kevin LaBanc is 8th among Sharks forwards in TOI/GP, and he would be 3rd on the Blues in points. They have 5 forwards with 9 more points than 2nd place on St. Louis. They score 0.76 more goals per game than St. Louis, not including tonight’s game.
     
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    I still remember Boston gifting Sj Joe Thornton when that trade happened live and just rolling my eyes lol.
     
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    I'm losing track at this point, but the last few were definitely not realistically stoppable.
     
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