at the draft party a couple of years ago, and under a considerable haze, i heard Birdman yell out the following (about 4 or 5 times, i think) - "don't marry yourselves to players!" he went on to reiterate that idea more than once on the boards, and i believe it to be absolutely sage.
Have to keep in mind bernier isn't a #1 goalie in this league yet.
That said we didn't get anything in return. I expected more. Oh well.
Good luck to JB in TO! We will definitely miss him. However, Scrivens is a pretty decent backup. Played well for the Leafs when Reimer was out for a time. As for Frattin, he's one of those guys who has "potential". Hopefully, our coaches can develop him into a solid 2nd or 3rd line guy that we can count on.
Sharks' fan during Game 7 against the Champs:
-So does Quick run on batteries or is he powered by human sacrifices?
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Frozen Fury, the only reason you can't wait for summer to end!
Well, Bernier wants to be the man, and now he'll get his chance on hockey's biggest stage. Class act by DL not to trade him to Philly.
The lack of a first rounder in return doesn't concern me. We need a player who can play now and got one. My understanding is Frattin can play either wing. Plus we get a backup without a long term commitment, which gives Jones another year to develop and leaves us with options after that. Plus a good draft pick down the line. Toronto fans are saying good things about Frattin, so I'm looking forward to seeing him play.
Seems like a win-win.