November 15th, 2013, 07:53 AM #41
Lombardi got "fleeced"? How exactly? That's just "lol" funny...how can you not believe DL got the best deal possible? It takes TWO to tango.
One the reason fans think this way is simply because they have NO clue what goes on when trying to trade players. They think "fantasy" hockey is the real world. Remember people....it's called "fantasy" for a reason.
November 15th, 2013, 08:45 AM #42
I agree with you in the fact that he did get the best deal possible, but so far TO wins the deal by far imo. Frattin hasn't done much and with these kids now, he already becomes expendable. Scrivens real test though will be seen now. If he holds his own and beyond, then I feel DL didn't really lose the deal since the Kings get a second rounder also. If Scrivens simply can't handle the load, then it becomes a bad deal again.
Originally Posted by jom
Again though, like you said, that was the best deal possible and he simply had to be moved. As I mentioned, I just wish Bernier played more games to really increase his value. It wasn't like he would have cost the Kings games and Quick could have used a few extra games rest during those years.
November 15th, 2013, 09:08 AM #43
You are entirely correct. I don't like to put trades in terms of "winning the deal". It really does NOT matter from the Kings' POV whether Bernier does well in Toronto. That's irrelevant. What does matter is how Frattin and Scrivens work out. So far Frattin hasn't shown me much but, like Penner, he is kinda stuck in a place where he can't show any offensive prowess. However, he can contribute elsewhere which is often lost on most fans. Scrivens so far has been very good and we'll see how he does in Quick's absence.
Originally Posted by Bojanglz
November 15th, 2013, 09:42 AM #44
I hear you. I still have Mikko Eloranta nightmares.
Originally Posted by WuwuKennyWu
November 15th, 2013, 03:01 PM #45
Alex Zhitnik for Grant Fuhr...worse that a nightmare because he was Gretzy's buddy
Originally Posted by saudiboy
November 15th, 2013, 03:54 PM #46
How dare you remind us that this happened! I keep those dark memories from seeing the light of day for a good reason.
Originally Posted by jccawdrey
November 15th, 2013, 06:53 PM #47
November 15th, 2013, 07:12 PM #48
November 15th, 2013, 07:13 PM #49
All goalies with 2 shutouts please stand up. Lundqvist CHECK, Harding CHECK, Scrivens CHECK, Rask CHECK, Brodeur CHECK. Whoa, not so fast Bernier!
November 15th, 2013, 07:16 PM #50
I love this and I'm a Bernier fan! And where is Quick!?!
Originally Posted by hokiecat