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Thread: Kings Sign UFA Defenseman Austin Strand from Seattle Thunderbirds

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    Default Kings Sign UFA Defenseman Austin Strand from Seattle Thunderbirds

    The 20-year-old has appeared in 24 games this season with the Seattle Thunderbirds, posting 26 points and 29 PIM in his fourth season in the WHL
    https://www.nhl.com/kings/news/la-ki...ds/c-293416790

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    They should just give us the cup this year.

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    Anybody have some perspective on this guy and why we signed him?

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    Low risk, I guess.

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    may need help in ontario?

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    To quote from Rosen:

    A quick scouting report: very fluid skater who excels in transition. LAK saw him play Friday night. Breakthrough season. Better than a point-a-game as an overage D in the WHL. 6-foot-4.

    Sounds OK to me. But, the dude doesn't look 6-4 and 216 pounds. Maybe the pads add some extra bulk, I dunno.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Helvetica View Post
    Anybody have some perspective on this guy and why we signed him?
    Big strapping body??

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    Blake is signing no body players that won't help the Kings. It isn't about the minor league. Until Blake deals with the high priced players he inherited that are not producing, we will not be seeing any improvement on the Kings.

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