2011 NHL Offseason Thread

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Solus

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Congrats to the Bruins for winning the Cup.

All news, trades, rumors, hirings and firings go here fellas. Only 110 days until the 2011-2012 season starts.
 

Begbie

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Can Jagr even be a threat at 40? Would he even be capable of 30 goals? And then, you gotta assume he'll want to go to a contender. I think Pittsburgh and Detroit are pretty safe options. Detroit has a number of skaters in the 30's and early 40's...they'll get rid of Modano, but do they really want to give a spot to another 40-year old? And no offense to my Rangers/Habs friends, but are the Rangers or Montreal a 40-year old Jagr away from winning the Cup?

I dunno, I don't blame the guy for wanting another shot over here...but no team is going to be able say, "Welp, we got Jagr...we're a lock for the playoffs now."
 

iSpeakEloquent

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Sep 3, 2004
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Can Jagr even be a threat at 40? Would he even be capable of 30 goals? And then, you gotta assume he'll want to go to a contender. I think Pittsburgh and Detroit are pretty safe options. Detroit has a number of skaters in the 30's and early 40's...they'll get rid of Modano, but do they really want to give a spot to another 40-year old? And no offense to my Rangers/Habs friends, but are the Rangers or Montreal a 40-year old Jagr away from winning the Cup?

I dunno, I don't blame the guy for wanting another shot over here...but no team is going to be able say, "Welp, we got Jagr...we're a lock for the playoffs now."
i honestly don't know if a contender is the thing, i think he either wants to go to a place he knows or a place he wanted to play in like canada
 

mills

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Even without his history he'd be a perfect fit for Pittsburgh. If he can only get them 25 goals they could still really use him on that wing.
 

George Costanza

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Good to see Lidstrom coming back. Also good to see the cap going up. Hard to believe it was only 39 million six years ago. As far as Jagr, I think the Penguins are the best fit. He's not gonna do much anyway.
 

George Costanza

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Salary floor is $48 million.
Sweet so Nash can continue to waste his talents on the Jackets. The bigger the gap between the Cap and the Cap floor the better the chance for teams with owners that care to go all the way. Like Detroit, Philly, Vancouver, Pittsburgh, Caps, Canadians and any other team with an owner willing to spend money. It prevents teams with cheap owners, like the Bruins that play a boring style of hockey from winning a cup. It also prevents losing players to the KHL when they get paid what they should in the NHL. After a few more years of the cap going up, hockey will hopefully have powerhouse teams again.
 
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