Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    In response to 50belowzero's comment:

    When i saw the title of this thread i thought it was gonna be, ship Iginla & Eriksson to the Jets for Kane & Ladd or something. 



    Jets would never make that trade that's for  sure

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...


    Dont think Eriksson is going anywhere and the lines will stay the same for now.  Iginlas line has looked good, no need to break it up.  Although Eriksson has not been lighting it up, he has not been a hinderance either.  Can be used confidently at the end of a game while protecting a lead or short handed, but also has the potential to pot one every now and then.  Lets not forget that he has only one minus game in a Bruins uniform which came on a Bruins victory.

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

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    PC has to be working on a trade ....no way an intelligent GM would keep so many talented players in the AHL and keep ST in the line up, something is going to happen before Christmas....Eric Staal could become a BRUIN......


    So who do they trade to free up space for staals 8.2m a year lol

    Soderberg + Caron + Malcom + Kelly ....buy out mr Turtle and you are not far away from $8mm




     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    In response to StanleyCuptotheBruinsin2011's comment:

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    PC has to be working on a trade ....no way an intelligent GM would keep so many talented players in the AHL and keep ST in the line up, something is going to happen before Christmas....Eric Staal could become a BRUIN......


    So who do they trade to free up space for staals 8.2m a year lol



    Soderberg + Caron + Malcom + Kelly ....buy out mr Turtle and you are not far away from $8mm





    Don't trade soderberg we've made enough mistakes trading other young stars.  Although soderberg is 28

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    That's just over 5 million - still would need 3 more - nevermind that Carolina would not make that trade (and that it wouldn't really be a huge benefit for the Bruins, in so much that you're trying to fix something that's not broken.)

     

    Staal also has an NTC btw.

     
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    Trade loui buyout kelly there's your money and not sure canes won't do it if you give good prospects we just don't have the right prospects

    And btw if staal would ever be traded to Boston he would waive  that ntc you can count on it 

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    Sigh - they're in first place in their conference with games in hand on four of the teams chasing them, they've picked up 16 points out of 20 in their last 10 games and they've been able to continue to win with 2 of their top 6 D in the infirmary. Why are we into the Match.com threads already?

     
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    Why did you change subject as everytime something Is being discussed we use the first place Salvation escape. 

    He was talking about a trade leave it at that.  However having a guy like staal woukd be a great help In playoffs and that's all I think about.  

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    He was talking about a trade and so am I - questioning why the Bruins would want to do it? What net benefit does it do for the B's? What is it's purpose? They're current success isn't a "Salvation escape." It's an extremely relevant detail in any trade decisions.

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    We are In first place yet there's always room for improvement.  Is still early but as I said  I for one constantly think of the playoffs and what changes we can bring to help us .

    Also the How much validity we are to place in the reg season .is purely an individual one when you consider that since 1980 only 32 percent of the teams who have won the president has won cup of course Chicago being the most recent

    Yes it's fun and honorable and gratifying being in first but still have to keep eyes way open for playoffs

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    I think Iginla and his line are playing excellent.  Wouldn't change a thing there.  Eriksson's a bit boring, but he's playing at around a 50-point pace, not too much different than his Dallas days - especially when considering reduction in role, ice time and his head injury.  I wouldn't change the first line or the third line, so I would just keep running with the second as-is and hopefully they step it up a notch in the next quarter.  I actually put more blame on Bergeron and Marchand for it being a little bit sub-par.

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    In response to red75's comment:

    Sigh - they're in first place in their conference with games in hand on four of the teams chasing them, they've picked up 16 points out of 20 in their last 10 games and they've been able to continue to win with 2 of their top 6 D in the infirmary. Why are we into the Match.com threads already?




    Because we have certain members of our fan base who should be Penguins fans.  They want a high scoring team that puts up regular season points and seem to prefer that to winning Stanley Cups.

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    Both Loui and Iginla are upgrades over Seguin and Horton for the style the Bruins play. Both are great all around players.

    All I care about is the record and how they're playing. As long as that's good, I care less about what the stat sheet is telling me.

    I don't think I've seen one goal against the Bs where I say "wow that was Loui/Iginla's fault", I remember saying that alot about Tyler and Nathan.  

     
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    And to the Staal trade, why would he accept a trade when he's finally playing with his brother? Why would he jump ship?

    And yeah, we'd have Staal but we'd have no third line. Why is that acceptable?

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

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    Sigh - they're in first place in their conference with games in hand on four of the teams chasing them, they've picked up 16 points out of 20 in their last 10 games and they've been able to continue to win with 2 of their top 6 D in the infirmary. Why are we into the Match.com threads already?

     




     

    Because we have certain members of our fan base who should be Penguins fans.  They want a high scoring team that puts up regular season points and seem to prefer that to winning Stanley Cups.



    News flash the pens do have a cup and Chicago who is the team to beat some good offensive weapons. ASK RED IF THE JETS  WON THE CUP WHEN THEY HAD I THINK IT WAS 6 20plus gs the days of brent ashton and ask who beat them read posts all I care about is playoffs and if you want to beat teams like Chicago we sare going to have to be deeper offensively now hopefully Cs can be a big help with that .

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    Some say they gave up on Seguin too soon because he's lighting it up in 22 regular season games for Dallas.

    And some say give up on a guy who HAS SCORED 36 goals in the NHL after a slow start 18 games.

    Why patience with a 21 year old for 22 playoff games, but a 28 year old we should give up on him immediately?

     

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    When Ashton was a Jet, the Jets were a bad team - only made the playoffs one out his three years and lost in the first in seven games  (Oilers in 90). I think you're thinking about earlier namely 83-88. In those six years they were knocked out time and again by either the Oilers and Flames. The thing about those teams though, is they weren't an overly balanced squad. Like everyone in the Smythe they played an open style of fire-wagon hockey. They tried to beat the Flames and Oilers at their own game with offensive depth and they got schooled over and over again. A more defensive style of play may have gotten them out of the Smythe.

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    In response to red75's comment:

    When Ashton was a Jet, the Jets were a bad team - only made the playoffs one out his three years and lost in the first in seven games  (Oilers in 90). I think you're thinking about earlier namely 83-88. In those six years they were knocked out time and again by either the Oilers and Flames. The thing about those teams though, is they weren't an overly balanced squad. Like everyone in the Smythe they played an open style of fire-wagon hockey. They tried to beat the Flames and Oilers at their own game with offensive depth and they got schooled over and over again. A more defensive style of play may have gotten them out of the Smythe.



    No the year jets were up 3-1 against oilers and oilets came back and beat  bruins in finals

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    In response to BadHabitude's comment:

    Some say they gave up on Seguin too soon because he's lighting it up in 22 regular season games for Dallas.

    And some say give up on a guy who HAS SCORED 36 goals in the NHL after a slow start 18 games.

    Why patience with a 21 year old for 22 playoff games, but a 28 year old we should give up on him immediately?

     




    Let's also ignore the fact that Loui has 70+ points in each of the last 3 full seasons he's played in this league. I don't know what to tell you BH. Some folks wouldn't recognize consistency if they got run over by it. Happy to see that you know better though. 

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    In response to BadHabitude's comment:

    Some say they gave up on Seguin too soon because he's lighting it up in 22 regular season games for Dallas.

    And some say give up on a guy who HAS SCORED 36 goals in the NHL after a slow start 18 games.

    Why patience with a 21 year old for 22 playoff games, but a 28 year old we should give up on him immediately?

     



    7 years difference is a nhl career for many. One has growing pains to go b through like many the other has gone through them and is a veteran

    I'm guessing the 28yr old y oure taking about is loui

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    That team was not strong defensively at all - they had only two players who were over plus 10 - Taglianetti and Smail. They had 16 players that finished the season as minuses. It also wasn't good offensively, not for that era. Pat Elnyuik and Paul Fenton were their top goal scorers for cripes sake. That was a bad team that lucked into the playoffs (Because 4 out of the five got in automatically) and then by a miracle was able to take theb Oilers to 7 games.

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

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    Sigh - they're in first place in their conference with games in hand on four of the teams chasing them, they've picked up 16 points out of 20 in their last 10 games and they've been able to continue to win with 2 of their top 6 D in the infirmary. Why are we into the Match.com threads already?

     




     

    Because we have certain members of our fan base who should be Penguins fans.  They want a high scoring team that puts up regular season points and seem to prefer that to winning Stanley Cups.

     



    News flash the pens do have a cup and Chicago who is the team to beat some good offensive weapons. ASK RED IF THE JETS  WON THE CUP WHEN THEY HAD I THINK IT WAS 6 20plus gs the days of brent ashton and ask who beat them read posts all I care about is playoffs and if you want to beat teams like Chicago we sare going to have to be deeper offensively now hopefully Cs can be a big help with that .

     




    News flash the pens have won nothing since taking advantage of Crosby's and Malkin's entry level contracts.  News flash the players the Bruins have traded are nothing like Kane and Toews, I highly doubt we would have traded them if they were Bruins.  Do we beat Chicago last year with a healthy Bergeron?  I think so.

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

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    That team was not strong defensively at all - they had only two players who were over plus 10 - Taglianetti and Smail. They had 16 players that finished the season as minuses. It also wasn't good offensively, not for that era. Pat Elnyuik and Paul Fenton were their top goal scorers for cripes sake. That was a bad team that lucked into the playoffs (Because 4 out of the five got in automatically) and then by a miracle was able to take theb Oilers to 7 games.



    And as bad as they were - they were  one game away from eliminating the  stanley cup champs And in the 5thGame if I recall the jets had a 3-1:lead or 4-1 In the third period

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    Now I'm lost - I thought you were trying to make a point out of favouring offensive depth for the playoffs moreso than D. Those Jets had neither. Bad team, and getting ahead of the Oilers was a miracle. If by a fluke they'd finished them off in game five, they'd have had their heads stomped on by either the Kings or Blackhawks.

     
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    Re: Time to move Eriksson and Iginla...

    Side note..... top four scorers in November: Reilly Smith, Loui Eriksson, Torey Krug and Carl Sodeberg. 

    I would have guessed that there are several other players with more points than these 4.

     

     
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