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The Fucking Offseason Thread - Why bother waiting?

BG

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So Hyman and his wife had a pandemic baby last season, and he moved them to Edmonton. Ouch.
 

zeke

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Dom's rankings keep ticking down.

8. FLA 99
7. NYI 101
6. EDM 101
5. BOS 102

Down to the top 4....with TB, COL, VG, and TOR remaining.
 

LeafOfFaith

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Just saw 5 of 5, and think this last one was done really well. I loved how devastated that Marner and Matthews were at the end. They really care. They’re going to elevate and bust through soon. I have zero doubt about it. And Dubas and Keefe are great. Keefe’s speeches were really good.

What was with all the focus on that loser Foligno though? Guy was on the team for 5 minutes, barely even played, but seemingly was the most interviewed aside from maybe Tavares.
 

BG

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.. and Spezza is clearly a leader in the room, lots of motivation there. I think the guy will be an NHL coach one day.
 

zeke

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No-depth Leafs #7C instantly becomes the #3C on the super deep Habs.

And the talking heads will STILL insist that the Habs are deeper.
 

MindzEye

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So Hyman and his wife had a pandemic baby last season, and he moved them to Edmonton. Ouch.


Imagine being born to a rich family, growing up rich, already having 11 million in personal career earnings and then voluntarily moving to Edmonton for a few extra million in career earnings? I fully support getting the bag, your career is short, make the most of it. But 7 years in Edmonton is not "the most" of it. 7 years is a long ass time, and Edmonton is one of the bottom 3 cities in the league to live in. Allegedly, Boston & Florida made "credible" offers to Hyman as well.
 

GEEMAN

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Imagine being born to a rich family, growing up rich, already having 11 million in personal career earnings and then voluntarily moving to Edmonton for a few extra million in career earnings? I fully support getting the bag, your career is short, make the most of it. But 7 years in Edmonton is not "the most" of it. 7 years is a long ass time, and Edmonton is one of the bottom 3 cities in the league to live in. Allegedly, Boston & Florida made "credible" offers to Hyman as well.

He probably got 10+ more mil over any other contract

I dont think anyone was going beyond 5 years
 

MindzEye

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He probably got 10+ more mil over any other contract

I dont think anyone was going beyond 5 years

Toronto allegedly offered 8.

5 year offers were probably for more AAV. I'd take 6m X 5 to play in Florida or Boston over the Edmonton contract, 100 times out of 100.
 

GEEMAN

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Toronto allegedly offered 8.

5 year offers were probably for more AAV. I'd take 6m X 5 to play in Florida or Boston over the Edmonton contract, 100 times out of 100.

TO reports were 8x 4ish , keep the AAV low and go term and front load it as per Dreger

But I never thought for a second he was coming back or the Leafs were serious to retain him .

I applaud you guys for walking away , something we should of did with 3 fingers Gallagher or at least rip off Vancouver in a trade

Isn’t Alberta a less tax province compared to Quebec and Ontario .

I dont think FLA or any other team made any serious offers , Edmonton was all in from day 1 .
 
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MindzEye

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TO reports were 8x 4ish , keep the AAV low and go term and front load it as per Dreger

But I never thought for a second he was coming back or the Leafs were serious to retain him .

I applaud you guys for walking away , something we should of did with 3 fingers Gallagher or at least rip off Vancouver in a trade

Isn’t Alberta a less tax province compared to Quebec and Ontario .

I dont think FLA or any other team made any serious offers , Edmonton was all in from day 1 .


4"ish" x 8 is fairly close in total contract value to what he signed for in Edmonton. FLA & Boston allegedly made serious offers (according to the same type of sources suggesting the Leafs were in the 4 point whatever x 8 range), whether you think they did or not.
 

GEEMAN

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4"ish" x 8 is fairly close in total contract value to what he signed for in Edmonton. FLA & Boston allegedly made serious offers (according to the same type of sources suggesting the Leafs were in the 4 point whatever x 8 range), whether you think they did or not.

I think the Leafs put that number out there to show at least they tried
 
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