BoltProspects Community Forums  

Go Back   BoltProspects Community Forums > Hockey Talk > Channelside

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #91  
Old 07-10-2019, 01:30 PM
Derek28 Derek28 is offline
Evan Oberg's Frequent Flyer Miles
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Posts: 3,991
Default

Ferland is going to Vancouver for 4 years at $3.5 million AAV. That actually seems like a pretty good deal for the Canucks.
Reply With Quote
  #92  
Old 07-10-2019, 01:32 PM
Donnie D's Avatar
Donnie D Donnie D is offline
Steven Stamkos' One Timer
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Sarasota
Posts: 8,501
Default

Hate this deal. We need for them to miss the playoffs next year.
__________________
Watching Fox News to learn about current events is like watching Hogan’s Heroes to learn about the Holocaust.
Reply With Quote
  #93  
Old 07-10-2019, 02:38 PM
BurnTHalO's Avatar
BurnTHalO BurnTHalO is offline
Steven Stamkos' One Timer
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Marietta, OH
Posts: 7,059
Default

Jesus, how did we not beat that price?
Reply With Quote
  #94  
Old 07-10-2019, 03:11 PM
Derek28 Derek28 is offline
Evan Oberg's Frequent Flyer Miles
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Posts: 3,991
Default

More of an issue with term than the price. We could probably afford $3.5 million this season, but next season is going to be extremely tight. I imagine Ferland wanted term given his concussion history.
Reply With Quote
  #95  
Old 07-10-2019, 03:52 PM
Iceman Iceman is offline
Jimmie Olvestad's Dimensional Speed
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Posts: 189
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BurnTHalO View Post
Jesus, how did we not beat that price?
JBB has made it pretty clear he is done (other than selling Domingue off for nothing since he has no leverage as every other GM knows he can't keep 3 goalies) so I am pretty sure we weren't even bidding.
Reply With Quote
  #96  
Old 07-10-2019, 04:18 PM
RSchmitz's Avatar
RSchmitz RSchmitz is offline
Steven Stamkos' One Timer
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 8,299
Default

Cheaper than Killorn. Rumors were that he wanted 7M but that would have been a solid pickup for us at that price.
__________________
If no government system will guarantee a utopia, then our best choice is to look for the least exploitive one
Reply With Quote
  #97  
Old 07-10-2019, 04:20 PM
RSchmitz's Avatar
RSchmitz RSchmitz is offline
Steven Stamkos' One Timer
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 8,299
Default

His lack of speed was probably the deciding factor in not going after him. He'd be the slowest guy on the team. Maybe the injuries too. With Volkov and some of the other beefier guys down in Syracuse I guess it wasn't a need.
__________________
If no government system will guarantee a utopia, then our best choice is to look for the least exploitive one
Reply With Quote
  #98  
Old 07-10-2019, 05:40 PM
Donnie D's Avatar
Donnie D Donnie D is offline
Steven Stamkos' One Timer
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Sarasota
Posts: 8,501
Default

Maybe he didn’t want to be here also.
__________________
Watching Fox News to learn about current events is like watching Hogan’s Heroes to learn about the Holocaust.
Reply With Quote
  #99  
Old 07-10-2019, 05:47 PM
RSchmitz's Avatar
RSchmitz RSchmitz is offline
Steven Stamkos' One Timer
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 8,299
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Donnie D View Post
Maybe he didn’t want to be here also.
Doubtful. Reports are he made the decision to go with Vancouver because of term.
__________________
If no government system will guarantee a utopia, then our best choice is to look for the least exploitive one
Reply With Quote
  #100  
Old 07-10-2019, 08:19 PM
Bolthed's Avatar
Bolthed Bolthed is offline
Cooper's Law
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Gainesvegas!
Posts: 4,723
Default

Don’t kid yourself that Ferland wasn’t needed (whoever thinks that, be they fans or front office folk). He’s nasty to play against, and by now, all of us should agree that our team desperately needs any of that. The sad reality is that we’re stuck with fake power forwards like Killorn because of contracts.
__________________
“Could I had posted cite a site?” — WWW dot Trump makes you dumb dot RU
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:31 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 2005-2008, BoltProspects.com. All Rights Reserved.