Player Discussion: Victor Hedmonster, Norris God

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  1. J T Money

    J T Money Registered User

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    He's been approaching Matt Watson tier lately with his hyper-selective stats and statements. Seems he does his best to **** on anything Tampa related.
     
  2. JoVel

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    Those were some good times. I'm still getting a few laughs out of our ol' friend Matty every now and then when I remember him. I'm glad he was around here for a while but even happier that he wasn't around for any longer.
     
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    We really miss his years of experience in the sport.
     
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    Oh, poor Mr. Watson. I can honestly look back and say that I at least made some effort to be nice to him. But something must've really set him off, because as far as hating our guts he sure went from 0-60 in a hurry, didn't he?

    What was it he didn't like us doing? Trash talking Sustr or something? Blaming the refs? I vaguely remember arguing with him and insinuating that Vegas' SCF run was proof that the league was rigged, and moreover that a certain level of gambling-related fixing had always gone on thanks to dirty refs like O'Hallaran, but I was only being, like, at the most, 94.5% serious.
     
  5. DominicBoltsFan

    DominicBoltsFan Here I am, composing a burlesque

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    lmao

    every other thread is either im a tampa homer or i hate the bolts. its so funny. wow calling kucherov a top 10 arguably top 5 player is ****ting on anything tampa related
     
  6. JoVel

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    He didn't like many things but the ref blaming was the biggest. I mean I ****ing hate all the whining around here about refs every single game but he was on another level. If a poster mentioned in a civilized manner that he disagreed with a call he'd go "I have been a ref for years and almost made it to the NHL as a ref so I know what I'm talking about so shut the **** up with the crying." Every single GDT.
     
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  7. JoVel

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    You're just confusing. One day you're calling Point a top 5 player in the league and the next day you're saying we should trade Tyler Johnson for Trevor van mother****ing Riemsdyk.
     
  8. Vasilevskiy

    Vasilevskiy I've many surnames

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    Our Dom is allowed to say anything he wants.
     
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    Do you have advanced stats to back this up?
     
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    Having an off year?
     
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    Not really. He's averaging less ice time this year with McD in the mix. Maybe a bit under the radar but I fully expect him to go full Norse God in the playoffs.
     
  14. The Green Unit

    The Green Unit Lost Cosmonaut

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    Perfectly ******* fine. Thanks for the concern tho.
     
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    Not anywhere close to the Norris discussion.

    Yeah, no.
     
  16. Vasilevskiy

    Vasilevskiy I've many surnames

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    I thought he's been pretty good since 2019 started.
     
  17. JoVel

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    Too bad. We don't care about Norris.
     
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  18. The Macho Man

    The Macho Man Lusty Bodychecker

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    Hows Karlsson doing in Ottawa?
     
  19. crossbownerf

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    * In San Jose.

    First 20 games, horribly.

    Since then, good, but bot good enough.

    Not sure how that is relevant in this discussion though.
     
  20. Lightning1995

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    Hedman is playing really well right now. Maybe not quite to last years level right now. But he has to carry Girardi most of the time which I think limits his game a bit.

    Once he’s paired with Stralls again permanently he will take off IMO.
     
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    There's also just no need for him to dominate on a nightly basis like he did at the end of 16/17, when he was trying to will us to the playoffs (with Kuch).

    Hedman's having a good, quiet year. I expect him to take over when we need him to. Or when he feels like it. We've seen it here and there this year.
     
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