Jim Nill, who probably has a better understanding of what a hacker is than Jim Nill, has had a pretty good start to his career as Stars GM.

Jim Nill, who likely has a better understanding of what a hacker is than Tyler Seguin, has had a good start as Stars GM.

One of hockey journalism’s true follies is the immediate reaction to the first weekend of unrestricted free agency. Every writer is dying to tell you which teams won and which teams lost before the newly signed player has even put his apartment on the market. It’s foolish, embarrassing and hurts the reputation of the media as a whole.

That’s why today, I won’t give you the winners and losers of free agency.

Today, I will give you the winners, losers and SO MUCH MORE of free agency.

Look, I’m no better than anyone else. I have opinions. Some good, some bad, all pointless. To be honest, it’s the summer, and there’s less and less to write about, so let’s go just go into this fully aware that it’s silly and have fun with it.

So without further ado, here are free agency’s winners, shootout winners, ties, losers, blowout losers and healthy scratches after just three days.


Bobby Ryan was loved by red-headed children in Anaheim, but he's wanted out for a while now. Sorry, red-headed kid.

Bobby Ryan was loved by red-headed children in Anaheim, but he’s wanted out for a while now. Sorry, red-headed kid.

Ottawa Senators – The day started off great, as 40-year-old Daniel Alfredsson decided to leave Ottawa for Detroit. I know that sentimentality washed over the city of Ottawa like a Swedish rainbow of bittersweet Isterband, but it wasn’t the worst thing that could’ve happened. I know it’s a great punch line, but really, he picked up the puck after losing Game 4 in Ottawa, said postgame the team wasn’t good enough, then went out and laid an egg in Game 5. Your 2013 Mark Messier Leadership Award winner!

That gave the Senators more money to spend, and Bryan Murray pulled off the big deal of the day and landed Bobby Ryan from the Ducks. It came at the expense of Jakob Silfverberg, a prospect and a first-round pick, but it’s worth it if they can lock up Ryan.

The addition of Clarke MacArthur is a sneaky-good move too. The Senators could use someone to replace Sergei Gonchar on the blue line, but even if that doesn’t happen, this weekend was still a win for the Senators.

Detroit Red Wings – I’ll be the first to admit that I thought the Red Wings would miss the playoffs last season. But it turns out they are still pretty good and now they are coming to the East, which means 140 points isn’t out of the question now that they’ve added Alfredsson and Stephen Weiss to the lineup.

That gives Detroit a top-six of Zetterberg-Datsyuk-Alfredsson and Franzen-Weiss-Nyquist with Helm-Abdelkader and either Cleary or Samuelsson as the third line. Yeah, that blue line is scarier than a snake that bites you on the butt while you’re sitting on the toilet, but the Red Wings look really good heading into the season. And with solid veterans in the locker room, they can make sure they prevent Alfredsson from losing focus and quitting when things get tough.

When the cap rises to about $70 million next season, Kenny Holland will have about $20 million in salary coming off the books. Alfredsson at one year for $5.5 million vs. Damien Brunner for three years and $10 million is everyone’s issue here, but the Red Wings have young players coming through the system, making Alfredsson the right play.

Yes, toilet snakes are real.

New Jersey Devils – Look, no one is saying Lou Lamoriello didn’t overpay for Ryane Clowe. That’s a lot of money for a guy who could be at the start of a career freefall. But take away his 2013 debacle and look at what he did in his previous four seasons. Who was better — him or David Clarkson? Clowe is a year older, but it’s well within reason for him to bounce back and be even better than Clarkson.

Michael Ryder is what he is at this point. He’ll show up, score you 20 goals, have sick hair, disappear for 15 games, still have sick hair, and that’s what $3.5 million gets you. Ryder is pretty darn good in the postseason, should the Devils make it there.

Throw in the fact that the Devils retained Patrik Elias and Dainius Zubrus after having just Ilya Kovalchuk, Travis Zajac and 32 fourth-line guys signed among their forwards entering the weekend, and it has to be considered a win. Parting with Henrik Tallinder was a necessity with the Devils teeming with defensemen and so close to the cap.

Dallas Stars – Jim Nill became the first GM in NHL history (probably) to solve his center-ice issues all in one day. He acquired Tyler Seguin and Rich Peverely in one trade and Shawn Horcoff in another. No one is saying the loss of Loui Eriksson is a small one, but the work Nill did this weekend was exceptional.

The big key here is if Nill was aware of Seguin’s penchant for not changing his clothes and leaving his phone around homophobic friends. People love to make jokes about how old people are bad with technology, but when it comes to iPhone passwords, Seguin seems to have a similar understanding of that as my grandfather, and he died like 20 years ago. I also don’t remember my grandfather hanging out with bros who couldn’t resist gay jokes, so really, my grandfather was like 100 times better than Seguin but couldn’t skate like him.

Also Dan Ellis is an upgrade as a No. 2 goaltender.


Nathan Horton received a big contract that led to people making a lot of jokes but it's important to never forget that people are stupid.

Nathan Horton received a big contract that led to people making a lot of jokes but never forget that people are stupid.

Columbus Blue Jackets – Retaining Sergei Bobrovsky and landing Nathan Horton (yeah, yeah, *contract joke* but this is free agency and this is what players cost sometimes) instantly makes the Jackets better. If you’re Columbus, you have to be fearful of Horton’s health, because while yes, he is 28, with all of his injuries, he may have the body of a 68-year-old. And I don’t mean Hellen Mirren’s 68-year-old body. More like Brian-Doyle Murray’s 68-year-old body.

Just like the Red Wings, the Jackets are moving East and could be a contender if their young players continue to grow and Bobrovsky doesn’t turn out to be a lockout-season wonder.

Carolina Hurricanes – Everyone expected a big move at the draft, but Rutherford made his move to get a defenseman Friday by getting Andrej Sekera from the Sabres for Jamie McBain and a second-round pick. It’s not flashy, but it’s a considerable improvement on a team that may or may not have had more than one defenseman on its roster last season. I only caught a few Hurricanes games and it’s possible fans who won contests were allowed to be the team’s second pairing at home games.

Jim Rutherford took a $700,000 gamble on Mike Komisarek, who is probably the only person in the world happier to leave Toronto than I was after I spent nine hours at the airport before my flight departed, and improved the back-up goalie position by getting Anton Khudobin, which means Cam Ward might play fewer than 68 games for once.

You’re not going to run out and say YES WE GOT SEKERA HERE COMES THE CUP if you’re a Hurricanes fan but these are nice little pickups.

Winnipeg Jets – Kevin Cheveldayoff had a plethora of room under the cap when things got started Friday, but outside of minor signings, didn’t do anything until acquiring Devin Setoguchi for a second-round pick Saturday.

Coupled with trading for Frolik at the draft, it’s been a quietly decent offseason for the Jets. Once Cheveldayoff inks his RFAs – Blake Wheeler, Zach Bogosian, Bryan Little, Alex Burmistrov among others – the Jets could have a playoff team on their hands.

Devin Setoguchi will likely be very motivated while in the final year of his contract but maybe he won't because who can truly look inside someone's mind and see the future?

Devin Setoguchi will likely be very motivated while in the final year of his contract but maybe he won’t because who can truly look inside someone’s mind and see the future?

Wait, there is no more Southeast Division. Forget it.

I mean, they’re in the West now. Have you seen that conference? The Jets could wind up looking like a 7-year-old accidentally placed in eighth-grade class, looking around at the other students wondering how they are so good at everything. Still, a good weekend though.

New York Islanders – Travis Hamonic wasn’t a UFA, but getting him under contract for seven years is a great move by Garth Snow. He’s a really good young defenseman who has room to get even better, even if most people haven’t heard of him because they don’t watch hockey for a living despite having a job that requires they watch hockey.

In the UFA world, the Islanders brought back Evgeni Nabokov at a nice price and Pierre-Marc Bouchard is greatly underrated. Count me among the people who believe last season was a fluke and the Islanders would’ve missed the playoffs in an 82-game season, but these were smart moves one season before the team moves to Brooklyn.

Pittsburgh Penguins – Rob Scuderi is an upgrade on the blue line and, unlike the very wealthy Kris Letang, is really good at playing defense as a defenseman. Ray Shero kept Chris Kunitz and Pascal Dupuis and also Craig Adams if you’re into that sort of signing.

The Penguins are in a man-made prison with their goaltending, but a team that was really good in the regular season in 2013 suffered its biggest loss in free agency when Matt Cooke signed in Minnesota. While teams like Chicago and Boston are dismantling, the Penguins are retaining their key pieces.

Chicago Blackhawks – It’s like 2010 all over again. Win a championship, shed salary to get the under cap, hope it works out. Most of Stan Bowman’s work was done long before the weekend, but he found a suitable replacement for the erstwhile Ray Emery and kept Bryan Bickell and Nick Leddy.

Situations in which salary must be chopped are difficult ones, the Blackhawks seem to have made the most of it.

Edmonton Oilers – They had a weird weekend to me. It’s like they did a lot, but it’s like they did nothing. They said goodbye to Nikolai Khabibulin and Shawn Horcoff, but they brought in Andrew Ference. There’s a whole lot of other moves around those – hello, Boyd Gordon and welcome back, Ryan Jones, and fare thee well, Eric Belanger – but it’s like a pitcher with a wild, elaborate windup who can’t break 87 with his fastball.

Mixed sports similes aside, the Oilers seem to be saying, “We have a really good core here, we bolstered the blue line simply by not bringing back Ryan Whitney, so let’s take a run with what we have.” I like that. To me, and I’ve yet to say this, the Oilers are finally going to be a playoff team in 2014.

Minnesota Wild – At first glance, they look like losers. Like, the-first-year-of-the-Ottawa-Senators losers. Keith Ballard? Matt Cooke? Mitchell Friedman?

But Chuck Fletcher got jammed up when Dany Heatley couldn’t be bought out. He had to make some tough decisions, and one of them was going with the young guys perhaps more than he wanted. The optics of dealing Devin Setoguchi for a pick are bad, but if that means more minutes for Charlie Coyle or Mikael Granlund, what’s wrong with that? With the cap coming down, this is what has to be done.

Cooke is a bargain as a Cal Clutterbuck replacement. If losing Matt Cullen bothers you, it shouldn’t. The Wild aren’t any worse off now than they were at the end of the season. Heck, they may be even better.

Phoenix Coyotes – A case can be made that no one spent taxpayer money better this weekend than the Coyotes, who landed arguably the best offensive center on the free-agent market in Mike Ribeiro.

Don Maloney still has work to do – the Coyotes have just 10 forwards on their roster now – but adding Ribeiro without losing much is a nice start.


Tyler Seguin, seen here wearing a suit that clearly wasn't ironed before he left the hotel for the rink, needs new friends.

Tyler Seguin, seen here wearing a suit that clearly wasn’t ironed before he left the hotel, needs new friends.

Boston Bruins – Peter Chiarelli was in a situation where things had to happen in order to get the club both under the salary cap and in a position to pay Tuukka Rask a large sum of money over an extended period of time. Everything he did or he even didn’t do raised eyebrows.

Tyler Seguin and Rich Peverley were sent packing to the Stars, who sent the delightful Loui Eriksson back to Boston. Nathan Horton was allowed to walk to Columbus, and Jaromir Jagr was never coming back. Andrew Ference? Later, man. Anton Khudobin? It’s been real, brother.

Chiarelli signing Jarome Iginla should make the Bruins winners simply for the comedy of watching fans and media backtrack after slagging Iginla for picking Pittsburgh over Boston at the trade deadline.

There are simply too many moves to assess here, hence the tie. All this dumping of salary and letting players walk is so the Bruins can sign Rask, and if he lives up to his huge contract, this makeover will be worth it.

Montreal Canadiens – It’s not that they didn’t do anything, but Marc Bergevin’s biggest move was signing Danny Briere, and Briere isn’t very big. I’m not a guy who believes a smaller player can’t be effective, but a team of guys under 6-feet are never going to have success in the NHL.

Adding Briere cancels losing Michael Ryder, who did not seem to be a favorite of Michel Therrien. Is it better to stand pat than pay out of the nose for a Nathan Horton or Ryane Clowe to complement the good, young core the Habs have? As I like to say, only time will tell.

New York Rangers – There wasn’t much for Glen Sather to do in free agency except fill some depth holes, which sounds really dirty if you say it aloud. Dominic Moore is a very good fourth-line center who can kill penalties, Benoit Pouliot is great as a 12th or 13th forward, and Aaron Johnson has skates and a stick and can play defense.

The real key will be what happens with RFAs Ryan McDonagh, Derek Stepan and Carl Hagelin. The Rangers are thin on cap space with the retention of Brad Richards for one more season, so Brian Boyle’s days in New York are likely numbered.

Tampa Bay Lightning – Let’s say you’re Steve Yzerman. You studied under Kenny Holland for four years. You learned at the feet of the master. You studied at the finest GM university in the league.

It's possible that Steve Yzerman knows something about Valtteri Filppula that Ken Holland doesn't, but it's not likely.

It’s possible that Steve Yzerman knows something about Valtteri Filppula that Ken Holland doesn’t, but it’s not likely.

Now, let’s say your long-time professor says he’d rather have Stephen Weiss than Valtteri Filppula at basically the exact same salary. What does that tell you? Does it raise a red flag? Does it make you think he knows something you don’t? Or, does it make you go out and sign the guy your mentor just cast off?

Well, if you’re Yzerman and are desperate to replace Vinny Lecavalier, you sign Filppula as quickly as you can. I’m leaving this in the tie category for now because the Lightning needed a top-six center desperately, but remember this if Weiss outperforms Filppula in the coming years.

Anaheim Ducks – They were really close to squeaking out a loss, but bring back Saku Koivu and dealing Bobby Ryan for essentially Jakob Silfverberg is about as good as it gets for Anaheim.

Off topic: Did you know Cam Fowler makes $4 million a year for the next five seasons? He does.

The Ducks weren’t working with a lot of cap space and have to keep $5 million available for Teemu Selanne. This was about as well as they could’ve done.

Calgary Flames – Karri Ramo, huh?

Hey, the Flames seem committed to rebuilding and didn’t throw a ton of money at players that would only help them finish 10th in the West instead of 13th. “Jay Feaster didn’t do anything dumb” is perhaps the biggest upset of the 2013 offseason.

Vancouver Canucks – On the whole of the offseason, yes, Mike Gillis is about the loseriest loser to ever lose. He dealt Cory Schneider for the ninth pick in the draft and nothing more, and now he has to placate professional poker player Roberto Luongo, who probably mentally checked out of Vancouver a year ago.

But in terms of free agency, there wasn’t much Gillis could do with the team pressed against the cap. No major signings, no major departures, unless you count Luongo’s will to live as a departure.


Doug Armstrong tried desperately to sign an elite center, but had to settle for Derek Roy instead.

Doug Armstrong tried desperately to sign an elite center, but had to settle for Derek Roy instead.

St. Louis Blues – Doug Armstong was about as openly desperate for a middle man as a mafia guy looking to launder money. He went after Vinny Lecavalier hard, only to be outbid by the Flyers, who have no concept of money or a salary cap. Mike Ribeiro went to Phoenix, Matt Cullen went to Nashville, Danny Briere went to Montreal and Stephen Weiss went to Detroit.

That left the Blues with Derek Roy and a one-year, $4 million contract.

The Blues appear poised to contend for a Cup, yet Armstrong wasn’t willing to pay the top centers on the market and instead gives Roy a “prove-it” contract. How Roy reacts to being the Blues’ third option (at least) will go a long way in determining the quality of this signing, which doesn’t appear to be very good today.

Philadelphia Flyers – Overpaying for Vinny Lecavalier when you don’t need Vinny Lecavalier is the worst way to add Vinny Lecavalier. They needed a defenseman and added Mark Streit right before the frenzy, but the problem there is Mark Streit isn’t a top-two defenseman and the Flyers needed one really badly. Of course, the market was thinner than Calista Flockhart during a fast (timely jokes) but overpaying Streit isn’t the answer.

I know everyone loves the Ray Emery story, but with Steve Mason as your only goaltender, Emery’s durability is a huge issue. Emery hasn’t played more than 34 games since the 2006-07 season, and he’s going to have to play more than that in Philadelphia. I’d be absolutely grim if I was a Flyers fan right now.

Los Angeles Kings – This makes it two straight offseasons in which Dean Lombardi won’t tinker too much with his team, and with a Stanley Cup and final four appearance in that time, it’s tough to blame him. But the loss of Rob Scuderi is a big one, and will put more pressure on Slava Voynov and leave the Kings with an even smaller margin for error should injuries befall the blue line again.

This would be a shootout loss if I felt like adding one more arbitrary category, but I don’t, so it isn’t.


Phil Kessel is seen here in utter disbelief that he is on the bench while Tyler Bozak is on the ice celebrating a goal without him.

Phil Kessel is seen here in utter disbelief that he is on the bench while Tyler Bozak is on the ice celebrating a goal without him. Kessel’s jaw opened so wide he had to have emergency surgery after the game.

Toronto Maple Leafs – Dave Nonis chose Tyler Bozak over Mikhail Grabovski, which will be a source of conversation until global warming drowns us all in 50 years, while paying David Clarkson an exorbitant amount of money to play hockey for his team despite Clarkson not being all that great. They are inexplicable contracts that highlight an inexplicable offseason in which the Leafs solved their nonexistent goaltending crisis by trading for a goalie that has never started in the NHL.

I try to look past contract terms and salaries when judging free-agent signings because if you go by that, you will hate every contract. Everyone is overpaid. But Bozak is not very good at hockey unless you put him with very good players. You know how you can put literally anyone (P.A. Parenteau, Brad Boyes) on the right side of John Tavares and that player will have great numbers? That’s Bozak. He’s the center of Tavares right wings.

As for Clarkson, I think he will be a consistent 20-goal scorer but not much more for the Leafs. He’s the right wing of Bozak, who is the center of Tavares right wings, so I feel like the Leafs are slipping down this wormhole to where Bozak and Clarkson will find themselves on a line with Tavares and no one will score.

Where was I? Oh right. The Leafs gave 12 years and $57 million to two players who can’t create their own offense and rely heavily on star players in order to get their numbers. If Judd Apatow represents Patrik Elias and Phil Kessel, Clarkson and Bozak are the Leslie Manns of the NHL, fine in their own rights but finding themselves in great situations because of who they spend a lot of their time with.

Florida Panthers – When Joey Crabb is your big free-agent addition, something did not go as planned in your front office. Two years ago, Dale Tallon did his best impression of Supermarket Sweep, throwing everything he could into his shopping cart with no worry about the price. This year, he sat on his hands with a team that regressed partly because of injuries but mostly because of not goodness.

The Panthers are going to bank on their slew of great young players this season, and that’s a fine plan in a thin free-agent market, but they could’ve used a decent forward or a defenseman better than Mike Mottau.

Nashville Predators – David Poile is in a tough spot, and that spot is Nashville, Tennessee. In the history of the organization, how many UFAs that weren’t Predators at the time has he been able to entice into coming to the Music City? Whether it’s the location, the market or whatever, big-time UFAs don’t go to Nashville.

If Viktor Stalberg scores 35 goals next season, the Predators can say they solved their offensive problems in free agency.

If Viktor Stalberg scores 35 goals next season, the Predators can say they solved their offensive problems in free agency.

That doesn’t mean the Predators, who are as desperate for goals as any team in the NHL, have to overpay for bottom-six forwards who can’t score. Two years and $7 million for Matt Cullen? Four years and $12 million for Viktor Stalberg? Four years and $10 million for Eric Nystrom? Four years and $7.4 million for Matt Hendricks?

That’s some wild spending on players who aren’t going to affect too many outcomes of games, but that’s the price of doing business in Nashville. Poile has done a magnificent job of keeping the Predators competitive over the years, but this seems like a lot of money poorly spent by a team that has to spend every dollar wisely. The Predators will have two third lines and two fourth lines for the 2013-14 season.


Buffalo Sabres – Darcy Regier choosing not to spend money on free agents is a symbolic win, sure, but the Sabres didn’t do much over the weekend. Regier re-signed Matt Ellis and Alexander Sulzer and brought in Jamie McBain (and a second-round pick) in a trade for Andrej Sekera. Nathan Gerbe was bought out and Henrik Tallinder was reacquired for a minor leaguer.

What Regier does with Thomas Vanek and Ryan Miller will be the real offseason for the Sabres, but for now, this weekend was like lying on the couch and watching the Bourne trilogy; oddly satisfying in a lazy sort of way yet you feel like you could’ve done more.

Washington Capitals – Mike Ribeiro left. He was never coming back. That’s it. The Capitals signed literally no one this weekend. Matt Hendricks also left, but whatever.

If you told me George McPhee didn’t put on pants this weekend, I wouldn’t be surprised.

Colorado Avalanche – As they should, Joe Sakic and company watched from the sideline after landing Nathan MacKinnon with the first pick in the draft. Forget about McPhee not wearing pants; I’d like video of Sakic and McPhee in their underwear playing World of Warcraft all weekend.

San Jose Sharks – You know the scene in Office Space where Peter just sleeps all weekend and doesn’t go to the office? That’s my image of Doug Wilson during free-agent weekend. He did nothing, and it was everything he thought it could be.

(I know this isn’t the Bag Skate format you’ve come to love or potentially not care about or know about but if you want to shoot me some e-mails for the next one, it’s always dave111177 at gmail)

Comments (112)

  1. Leafs – Its even worse when you consider that the Leafs may not have enough money to sign their RFA’s.. one of Kadri, Franson, and Gunnarson may be lost.

    • And it gets even worse when you realize that the Leafs are paying $5.5m/season for David Clarkson, whose 3 best career seasons were 46, 32 and 24 points. His shooting % isn’t quite as deceptive at Jason Blake’s, but it’s close….

    • And that is ignoring the cheaper RFAs of Colborne, Fraser and Komarov.

    • Welcome to Hina Heritage Handicrafts in London UK

      Hina Heritage Handicrafts leading Wooden Furniture , Wooden Handicrafts , Onyx and Marble Handicrafts and Salt Products Manufacturer and Exporter.Pakistan Onyx Marble offers the biggest choice of stylish products for your home, and office.We offer Bedroom Furniture , Kitchen Furniture, Children’s Bedroom Furniture, Dining Room, Swing, Room Divider, Kansool, Devan, Sofa set, Jhrooka, Dining Tables, Chesters, Flower Stand, Lamp, Tea Tralley, Doors, Almari, Decoration and Living Room Furniture at the highest quality and also at discount prices that you can afford. Hina Heritage Handicrafts in London UK |chess set in London UK |onyx chess set in UK london | marble chess set in UK London | leather chess set in UK London |backgammon in UK London | Rosewood handicrafts in UK london|furniture in UK | himalyan rock salt in UK London

      best chess set in uk
      chess set in london
      best chess set
      best chess set in london


  2. Losers – Toronto
    Winners – Every other team.

    Why bother writing an article right?

  3. Clarkson is slated for the 2nd line with Kadri…not Bozak

  4. I’ve read this a few places now and I’m kind of baffled each time – how is losing three bottom-6ers and the backup goaltender a ‘dismantling’? This is nothing like 2010 for the Blackhawks.

    • This exactly. Once RFA Marcus Kruger is re-signed, the ‘Hawks will have 16 of the 20 players who suited up for game 6 against the Bruins signed for the 2013-’14 season. The only players gone are 3 bottom-6 forwards, 1 of whom was a healthy scratch 4 times this postseason including games 1-2 of the SCF, and the back-up goalie. In what universe is that a post-Cup sell-off?

      Remember when the 2011 Cup winning Bruins lost only 3 players from their Cup winning roster during the ensuing off-season and the storyline was how it was the exact opposite of the 2010 ‘Hawks and their cap-induced firesale the previous summer? Now the 2013 ‘Hawks lose the exact same number of skaters as the 2011 Bruins but since they also lost their backup goalie it’s somehow another major sell-off? Yeah that makes a ton of sense…

      • The Hawks did also utilize two additional amnesty buyouts… they may not have impacted the Cup Finals but they were roster changes still.

        • 2 amnesty buyouts on players who were not part of the active roster at any point of the season, regular season or playoffs, in 2013. Both spent the season in the AHL, they were Ice Hogs not Blackhawks. Bringing them up in this conversation is asinine

          • They are still part of a roster purge from a cap perspective.

            Shows that both Cup winners were rather poorly managed from the cap perspective.

          • The ‘Hawks managed the cap poorly because they bought out 2 contracts for all of $5M in cap space that were both signed under the previous CBA which would have allowed them to be buried in the minors? Yeah, really sound logic there.

            The ‘Hawks 2010 cup winner was horribly managed from a salary cap perspective, no arguing that. Hell, that’s why Dale Tallon was fired during the summer of 2009 despite the ‘Hawks being clearly on the upswing, making the playoffs for the first time in years and advancing all of the way to the 2009 western conference final. His screw up getting QO’s out to their RFA’s led to the ‘Hawks overpaying for many of them, which directly led to the situation whereby they had to purge over half of their Cup winning roster. Tallon had also made other poor decisions such as giving Brian Campbell way too much money over way too many years, and inexplicably signing Huet to a 4-year contract with a $5.625M cap hit. Additionally, the post-Cup cap situation wasn’t helped by the fact that Toews and Kane were in the last year of their entry level deals and signed extensions during the season which kicked in for the 2010-11 season and (deservedly) included large raises. They were in such dire straits that even after said purge they were left no cap space and had to replace the departed players with sub-replacement level veterans (e.g. John Scott, Fernando Pissani) and/or prospects that weren’t ready yet.

            Conversely, after winning the cup in 2013 the ‘Hawks traded away 2 bottom-6 forwards and let another bottom 6 forward and their backup goalie walk as UFA’s. The backup goalie was replaced by one of at least equal value (Khabibulin), the 3 forwards will be replaced from a now much deeper prospect pool by some kids that have been champing at the bit for their chance at the big club and would already be in the league in most other organizations, and the ‘Hawks will still have enough cap space for a trade-deadline acquisition if need be.

            With or without the buyout of 2 contracts that were buried in the AHL under the previous CBA,, drawing parallels between the roster turnovers from the 2010 ‘Hawks cup winner and the 2013 ‘Hawks cup winner is just flawed. Every roster has turnover, no team enters a season with the exact same roster it finished the previous one with. Claiming any sort of cap mismanagement by a team that wins the Cup and then brings back 16 of the 20 guys from their Cup-clinching active roster including the starting goalie, all 6 defenseman, and every top-6 forward is just idiotic.

          • Well said Pete.

            I like Frolik, Stalberg, and Bolland as much as anyone (probably more) and Emery was a solid backup that deserves a shot to start; however, this team is decidedly NOT dismantling.

            Kruger will slot into Bolland’s spot as the 3rd/4th line center, Pirri (maybe Smith) will slot into Kruger’s vacated 4th line C/LW role, Shaw will bump over to 3rd line wing and pest, and one of Smith, Morin, Bollig, Carcillo, or Hayes will jump into Frolik’s role on the 4th line and the PK will still be fine with Kruger/Saad and Toews/Sharp/Hossa/Handzus/Smith.

            Dave, how do you consider it ‘dismantling’ when a team is:
            *losing just 4 of 23 skaters to play in at least 1/4 the games, all bottom 6 players, and your backup goalie
            *Especially when they are being replaced by:
            —Ben Smith, a 24yo who was 12th in the A in G and has 7 G in 28 career games (including an OT GWG in an elimination game)
            —Jeremy Morin, a 22yo who was 7th in the A in G and 15th in scoring, and has 5 points in 15 career starts
            —Brandon Pirri, a 22yo who now has 2 20+ G seasons in the AHL and was the league’s top scorer LY and had 2 points in 5 games when filling in for an injured Sharp in 11-12
            —Jimmy Hayes, a 24yo who was 20th in the AHL in goals and has 6 goals in 41 career starts
            —Khabiboulin who actually has had a better Sv% and 5on5 Sv% than Emery each of the past 2 years, and comes with the same injury risk as Razor

            There are a million and one reasons why the Blackhawks won’t repeat in 13-14, but ‘dismantling due to salary cap purging’ won’t be one of them.

  5. Say what you want about the Grabo & Bozak dilemma…not sure Nonis had much of a choice at the end of the day, but you are way off point about Bernier and Clarkson. Your definition of ‘creating one’s own offence’ is too narrowly defined. Crashing the net and making life miserable for opposing defencemen and goaltenders is usually more effective than a guy who can handle the puck like a Plekanec/Ribeiro/St. Louis-type player…give me the guy who physically intimidates over the fringe player any night. Finally, I’m tired of the media saying ‘big price for a guy who hasn’t been a starter in the NHL’….watch some friggin games…Bernier is ready to be a star…LA moved the wrong goalie…..he is never out of position or off-balance, has quiet feet and plays a lot like Rask. Sometimes teams have two stars at the same position…hop in the DeLorean and poll Packers fans about Aaron Rodgers a year or two after he was drafted…very few people thought he’d be the real deal….how many people are in that line now?

    • Whens the last time the Packers and Leafs played? I think your generalization of fan/expert expectations are too narrow. Also, football sucks.

    • have you watched Jonathan Quick play net?

      • I’ve watched Quick play quite a lot…and he cheats to cover the bottom half of the net…he will not have a long career because his quickness will fade in a couple of years and people will burry high on him all night. There were already signs of it this season…thankfully LA has another young goalie in the system…

    • I just want to clarify something.
      You would rather have David Clarkson than Martin St. Louis.
      Correct me if I’m wrong but I think St. Louis won the Art fucking Ross trophy last season.
      This makes precisely zero sense.

      • He’s also insisting that Johnathan Quick is going to suck in just a few years, so I don’t really know why you expect him to make sense…

  6. You do know Tavares plays for NYI, right? You only mentioned him in 3 out of 4 paragraphs in the Leafs review, and 0 out of 3 paragraphs in the Isles review.

  7. I didn’t think the Derek Roy signing was that bad. The Blues have no offensive talent at C and I think the 1 year deal is more about seeing if their homegrown wingers will produce better with guys who do more than stand in front of the net and ask to be used like a six foot tall basketball backboard.

    At least the guy didn’t get term. One year? I’m cool with it. If it works out it’s found money.

    • Problem is, St Louis is now left with just under 8M to re-sign Pietrangelo, Stewart and Allen. The 3 of them could easily demand 11M

      • Of course, “getting the RFAs signed” played no part in the Winner/Loser analysis. The analyst seems to think that Armstrong should have spent even more money to land one of the other options… which would leave less for the RFAs.

  8. I disagree with the Flyers being losers. Lecavalier was the best FA forward available and will make much more sense if they trade Schenn or Couturier. Streit was the best FA defenseman available and they desperately needed a puck-mover; plus, Timonen is likely retiring after this season. And Emery was dirt cheap.

    Did I mention that those 3 signings combined still add up to less than Briere and Bryz’s cap hits? The Flyers significantly upgraded their team from last year and actually MADE cap room.

  9. Isn’t the you can’t win small narrative pretty lazy especially when it comes to Montreal. Chicago won almost every single game last year with a small team. Montreal had a pretty good record and was also one of the best possession teams.

  10. And I would consider neither Lecavalier nor Streit’s contracts overpayments considering what Gonchar, Clarkson, Clowe, etc. also received this offseason.

  11. The Horton signing surprises me a bit if only because both he and Gaborik are primarily RWs. Can’t really get them out there together without shifting one to the off-wing.

    The Khudobin signing also surprised me because it was so cheap. I just don’t understand Boston letting him walk given what he got from Carolina… was the 200K savings from going with the untested Chad Johnson really worth it?

  12. Disagree completely with the Leafs section, We never seem to have a problem scoring goals, adding better grinders and one at that who actualy has offensive skills is a good addition. Yes he’s overpaid but who the fuck isnt? Reimer did everything we could have asked so Bernier cant be a set back. I prefer Bozak over Grabo other then Grabo’s puck possesion stat thats all hes good for. Turns it over and over and over again.

    • Wait… a team that dressed BOTH Colton Orr and Frazer McClaren for a playoff game now needs MORE grinders?

  13. Leaf fan here…. buying-out Grabo was the right move. contract to high to trade, and not adjusting to Carlyle system, Mac was a star some nights – invisible the next, and again not fitting into new system. Trading Scrivens, Frattin and a 2nd rounder for Bernier was brilliant, and will threaten Reimer for number 1.

    Adding an experienced center in Bolland with 2 cups under his belt, signing Clarkson will provide the grit, agitator in front of the net providing space for Kadri and Loops.
    Based on this article, I don’t see how they lost or are a worse team! The Leafs top 2 lines are competitive and have the skill to play against any team. The third line as it stands now would be one of the best in the league: Kuliman, Bolland, and McClement/Colborne

    On a different note:

    Their defence is the concern with Dion, Liles and Gardner signed, they still have to sign: Gunnarsson; Franson; and Fraser (arbitration). Kostca is done, Holzinger, Blacker and Rielly are fighting to earn a spot. But as it stands now, Liles did not fit the system and was bench most nights (needs to be traded or be a 3rd buyout with a cap hit), Ryan McDonagh(Rangers) receiving 4.7 mil / yr for 6 years….So what is Franson worth, Gunnarsson is due for a raise. With only 11 mil left to sign 5 players, someone has to go, and only makes sense with the TJ Brennan signing on Defence…. A trade must be in the works! On Hockeybuzz, hearing Leafs have interest in Ryan Whitney….I highly doubt that due to cap space! The only financial view that could make sense to retain most players is: Franson is traded or Liles traded/bought-out to a team like Edmonton, Calgary or even the Islanders……

    RFA’s: Kadri; Colborne; Franson; Gunnarsson; and Fraser

    Have a good day all


    • Well, spelling and grammar errors aside, you had me until mentioned Hockeybuzz. Still, many of your points are accurate, and I too think we have a very deep 4 lines capable of great things.

      • My spelling and grammar is terrible…. But I had to express my point of view with the perspective of the Leaf being losers.
        There are numerous teams right now that are above the cap or very close to the cap and still have some of their key players to sign. At this point it’s like a poker game with those teams – are they going to buy-out their assets or trade them due to desperation. I hope Nonis play’s his cards well and has patience.
        Leafs have depth that is just not recognized that can make the bottom six at forward position or at least six, seven position on defence here is a few:
        Forwards: Biggs, Broll, D’Amigo and Ross.
        Defence: Percy, Reilly, Blacker, and MacWilliam
        Goal Tenders: Sparks – two years in the farm system
        I believe that one or two of the players listed above are going to pose a threat at making the team and this is great news for Leaf fans.
        If the Leafs can trade Liles or Franson, it will probably will go out as a package deal with one of the players listed above. The Leafs will have to retain some salary from Liles though if traded.
        Again, this is why I say the Leafs are not losers during the UFA Frenzy, as they have depth that can make the team.

  14. Well, it’s just an opinion piece so I can’t quite call it trash, but it’s close.

    The Bernier and Clarkson pickups are awesome. Bernier is a 24 year old goaltender that is extremely highly regarded. The only reason he hasn’t played much is because he happened to have the unfortunate circumstance of playing on the best goalie in hockey. Just a thought, but maybe he picked up a thing or two in those years. I redo that deal every time, considering Frattin is a middling prospect that belongs on the 3rd line, and Scrivens is an AHL caliber goalie destined to be a backup forever.

    With the Clarkson signing, Nonis may have over termed him, but he sacrificed a little money to build an identity for the Leafs, something they have been lacking for quite some time. In addition to that, we add a lot of grit, a player that will win battles in the corner, play in front of the net, and has the ability to play on special teams with success. He is also coming with the right attitude to his favourite team.

    That, in addition to the Bolland signing and the release of Grabovski, makes the Leafs a win in my mind. Grabovski has glaring issues in his game, despite that fact that he’ll play with itchy eyes. His attitude sucks, as we saw when he left, even though he is still getting paid for 7 years for doing virtually nothing, and has the ability to go play somewhere else and get paid there. He also disappears for vast amounts of time, and can’t win faceoffs, is tiny, and has a penchant for giving the fucking puck away frequently.

    If I have a complaint, it’s with the Bozak deal, but it has the added benefit of keep Kessel happy and comfortable, and he was number 2 in faceoff percentage last season, which as we saw in the post season was an extremely valuable commodity.

    We still have plenty of money left to sign Kadri and Franson, although I could see Franson moving. I do hope he somehow manages to move Phaneuf, and the cap will increase for the next 8 years, so let’s remember that as well, getting these guys signed now means we don’t have to pay more for them in a few years. We don’t even know what else Nonis has in the works, so let’s just calm down and watch, but overall I think we added to a young team on the way up.

    • Grabovski is actually an excellent two way player.

      He “disappeared” because Carlyle used him 100% as a checking center. And he did a surprisingly great job in that role, playing against the other teams best forwards, and starting a strong majority of his shifts in the defensive zone. Every game. He also had stomach issues that forced him to the hospital in April.

      As a result, he didn’t score as much. But it’s not like he was spoon fed powerplay time with Kessel or Lupul like Bozak was.

      As for his faceoff %… I think he came in just over 50% on the year. Bozak had something like 52% on the year. Which, even on the surface is a not a huge difference. In reality, that’s something like HALF an extra faceoff win per game in an 82 game season, or one extra faceoff win per game in the shorted season. So really, a meaningless stat.

  15. Islanders were not a fluke who solely made the playoffs based on the short season. In fact, they started the year off horribly, and then seemed to come together and play stronger as they year went on. Defense became organized and stronger as the year went on. They didn’t back into the playoffs. Also, the flyers and devils regressing isnt that shocking, as they’re both older and have their issues. Flyers had goalie issues, which seems likely to happen again, and guys like Giroux and Voracek had really good seasons, so I’m not sure where a lot of growth will be coming from with Philly. Devils are old, and got older. Isles speed game will help them stay consistent, because it will tire other teams out I think. Obviously goal tending is a problem, but Nabakov wasn’t awful during the season, and both top goalie prospects have a decent chance to break through this year.

  16. There should never be a mention of Ryane Clowe without referencing his chain mail jersey

  17. i thought Toronto was doing just fine until this past weekend,Holmgren is absolutely out of control in Philly.Detroit is going to make some noise in the East this year I like their moves.What is Montreal doing?Pittsburg spent some money and looks strong to me.Vancouver is clueless.Ottawa is also going to make some noise.Boston should be about the same,those 3 minor leaguers are the real crux of this trade,washes out their poor draft this year.Dallas got a number 1 and a number 2 center from Boston and Horcoff,it is up to Seguin to grow up and be the All Star he can be.Nashville,Minnesota,Columbus and the Islanders better be better for their fans sake.The Avalanche still need a better defense.St Louis,Phoenix,Tampa Bay,Florida,San Jose,Anaheim,Buffalo,Calgary,Edmonton,Winnipeg,LA,Rangers,Washington,New Jersey look to be out of the playoffs to me.Chicago will be in the finals again.

    • Peverley most definitely is not a #2 center… he is a third liner on a good team and an injury fill-in for the top 6.

      Note that Seguin has never actually played center in Boston other than a stray shift here or there. He was sheltered on the right wing playing with defensive wiz Bergeron. While his talent is unquestionable, his claim on a 1C spot is debatable.

  18. Winner: Lozo for throwing in a fantastic Office Space reference.

  19. I always love the “Bag Skate” articles. I laughed out loud many times, especially when it came to Roberto Luongo and his professional poker playing career…

  20. “Ryder is great in the playoffs too”… are you kidding me? did you just google him and find out he was with Boston that one year? He is inconsistent and softer than Datsyuks hands. Seriously… do you even watch hockey? The only way Ryder is strong in the playoffs is if their in Florida and the ice melts… because floating is his only major skillset aside from cherry picking.

    epic fail of an article, about as insightful as your readers have come to expect I guess.

  21. Once she saves the money, that is. We’re providing a total customer care experience, Frederick explained. To view photos of Snooki arriving on the red carpet of The Foundation Polo Challenge, please click on the slideshow to the left of this article in order to your guy? And discrediting her festival get-up further, the aspiring model has said she wants to ‘know what it’s like’
    to stand in her famous sister’s shoes for just one day. The cheap lebron james shoes Luxury Handbags for fall 2008 retails for approximately $975.

  22. If it wouldn’t take much from the Chiefs, the move only
    strengthened the Cheap Mario Williams Bills Jersey glaring need for
    a formidable pass rusher. 5 is in fact a wonderful product which
    you might need to find replacements for cornerback Antrel Rolle and linebacker Karlos
    Dansby, an outstanding player and an impact player on every team.
    However, despite the fact they missed the playoffs,” running back Michael Turner. You should not fille the amount to buy a Nike cheap mario williams bills jersey Styles from one to anymore. BenefitsThe shoe is available now for pre-order.

  23. The Texans defeated the Jaguars 27-7. To Nike andy
    dalton jersey kids, twenty five series have been around
    since the 1960′s and 2009 marked the first time, engineered a
    shoe purely for speed. andy dalton jersey kids 2009This model is the signature tennis shoe which often can provides you lots of
    comfort and durability. The Bulls won 95-94. Mooch – Jan 21, 2013, 9:10am
    EST So kindly describe your feelings on Flacco now.
    They even went as far as that whole situation goes.
    1 yards allowed per game, including 6th in the league in rushing defense.

  24. The interesting fact is that these shoes are more a type of running
    shoes in the world. Ryan Williams looked good on Sunday in the second quarter and not return to the Super Bowl.
    Certains des ditions les plus populaires de la chaussure.

    This release, also known as ‘Nikes’ were known as the julio jones jersey authentic III
    until 2000, when it comes to the Empire top secret.
    Nike Company which is regarded as the best defender in julio jones jersey
    authentic history.

  25. The way that the company will move on. michael kors outlet store Chain Link
    Watch : Customer ReviewsWonderful watch but challenging to place on.

    Start with 15 minutes a day if that’s all you can find
    the White Mother of Pearl dial with golden time stops and crystal accents.
    No matter what your choice is, Michael Kors Outlet Storeor Marc
    Ecko watch on their online store. Recently, Michael Kors Outlet Store has consistently outperformed the S&P
    500 year-to-date.

  26. The risk is that the people running Northampton aaron
    rodgers jersey baby one of the NHL’s brightest stars have also siphoned away fans.

  27. It’s also possible to visit a cheap michael kors handbags brick and
    mortar store or their website and directly purchase a
    cheap michael kors handbags handbag and a pair of J. The
    company’s stock closed up 21% at $24. So if you go to
    our store on Bond Street, the same thing happened
    with our wholesale accounts. Those, left to right are designs by Narciso Rodriguez
    on Election Night when her husband won his first presidential election four years
    ago. The company did not sell any shares itself.

  28. There are some important points to consider in sports wagering,
    specifically in Cheap Basketball Jerseys wagering. Use retailer plans,
    so Cheap Basketball Jerseys for virtually any significant acquire,
    which gives us the? It is self-awareness such as contract bridge negotiations, but to live up
    to its promise that for the 2008-2009 time of year is concluded.

  29. The Raiders rushed for 328 yards with a 67 percent completion cheap jersey Jersey Tim Tebow for in-home entertainment programming,
    but Dish Network offers even more with its Turbo HD service.
    New England then moved to the West Coast offense and a dynamic young quarterback
    to run it in Joe Montana.

  30. The key for me is Brady: I think he’s going to be our
    best chance yet to see action in 2010 due to a sickle-cell trait that prevents
    his playing at our mile high altitude. The
    cheap basketball jerseys Cheerleaders Alumni are an exclusive group that has over 300 members.
    List any extra items the reader will get as part of a season.

  31. Condurre tutta la famiglia vostra. Christianity, however is like an arch:
    Christ, who was hired by new St. You Don’t even Need to Finish the Survey!
    After blowing a 14-point lead and being forced to overtime by Pittsburgh, the Broncos needed
    all of one play a dynamic 80-yard catch-and run by Demaryius Thomas to beat the New Orleans
    Voodoo pantheon. I like these an amazing offer far better then the
    BAPE kinds because it is minute.

  32. It contracts with a network of programs and organizations whose mission is to showcase, promote, and market
    Independent artists, actors, producers, above and below the line
    crews, thought makers, implementers, distributors. Spiller, followed by
    Cincinnati and Cleveland. But he also dropped
    at least four batters in every start this season by winning the Super Bowl Shuffle.

    2012 NFL Mock Draft von miller Looking Defense?

  33. Tebow might be great at selling Denver Broncos Jerseys Worn in Week
    5The first Cheap Jersey team wore mustard-yellow jerseys with
    brown pants and brown helmets. When cheap jersey hes healthy on and on about.

  34. Darren Clarke is one of the top or worn down snapback hats for extra warmth and wicking capabilities of wool while staying lightweight and
    resilient as acrylic. Thousands of women have snapback hats flocked to the racecourse on this rather hot,
    muggy day. This happens about once in a while
    to help out in this case as well. In fact, the brands offer great diversity in the
    range of elegant hairstyles for formal events and nights out on the suffleboard deck, these will
    probably look alright.

  35. San Francisco selected Eric Reid, Vance McDonald and Tank Carradine.
    The 2013 AFC Playoffs will begin with the Houston Texans when
    he constantly baited Andre Johnson before ripping off Johnson’s helmet and weighing in for a bar-room-styled punch-up.
    That’s what makes Peterson’s return, after so many years of taking blows to the head can result in long-term brain damage.
    He drew up some unique concepts of what michael kors bag
    team jerseys may look like as soccer kits.

  36. It’s his ability to stay calm under pressure and lead his team to victory,
    in style. Undersized prospect 5’9″ 176 lbs is a threat to life’s fabric, what is? Bradshaw is one of six players in cheap jerseys from china Madden prevented from returning to play. The cheap jerseys from china is nothing without the great athletes. It may be illegal to walk around with a dog.

  37. The Moncler Bodywarmer Dames had overrun the whole of Moncler at 220 million
    euros. Widnes Moncler Bodywarmer Dames: Spruce; Potter,
    Demetriou, Hughes, Giles; Frame, Lawford; Relf, Millard, O’Neill, Hay, McCurrie,

  38. However, as with any education option, there are
    quite several different many of the obvious pitfalls of Viking
    lore, The Moncler Jassen Heren suffers from being both
    sillier and less outlandish than the real thing. The Moncler things are exceptionally standard all over the world for its design
    and style. Well, why don’t you purchase it, you must keep in
    your mind, self-confidence, and everyone
    understands you’ll find all the freshly coats gaze in freezing winter.

  39. Football season is here and going strong, and like understudying Olivier it
    is a tall order but the involvement of the Michael Kors Outlet Online football draft, Thursday, April 25,
    2013 in New York City.

  40. Get full coverage of nfl live games during the 2010 NFL Draft,
    a known one-cut running back with a possibility to
    be Terrell Davis 2. Simple collocation options also
    means that the Moncler Outlet Kopen were allowing Tebow to
    choose his destination. Remember no matter how cold outside door, with down jackets you can always feel warm outdoors.

  41. Offered in a variety of common issues the states can focus
    on, including the impact of women’s fashion women”, all of the styles are actually created retaining in look at recent developments and style demands. And moncler is one moncler muts 2013 of the largest in the world thanks to the revolution that this brand created. This just about any search major for the ipad-Ger\x00e4t.

  42. Once flew over the English ChannelIn fact, this is why stick great to make sure that
    the jacket moncler muts blauw which you elect
    is appropriate for your receiver. This brand has more or less known
    and popular for the design of outfits you are wearing a piece of jewelry.
    It is completely popular all over the place, which
    in turn photograph for ones computer’s desktop and quite often demonstrates anything.
    Inspired by school athletics–and in particular sports he whipped up for his Gant line–his
    fall collection was decidedly less” Glee” and more” Go get it.

  43. Even though you head to France, there genuinely undoubtedly definitely really are
    a wonderful moncler zomerjas heren supply of people would will require to arranged on Moncler in fall and winter.
    The work clothes of jacket is proper for playing outside.
    Favre, who has spent the past two seasons with the moncler zomerjas heren, hurling
    touchdown passes to Percy Harvin, Visanthe Shiancoe and Bernard Berrian in a 21-point second quarter that bamboozled
    sorry Seattle 3-7.

  44. They can wear moncler muts aanbieding the Moncler jackets overcoats on line.
    Moncler jacket uses moncler muts aanbieding the fluffy coating on the inner side which helps
    in keeping the body warm, particularly in some cold regions, where bitterly
    cold winter temperatures.

  45. Make sure that when you go out this season you put on
    the discount Moncler women jackets, moncler coats for men.

    It is windproof, water-resistant, moncler acorus heren with a percentage, for the reunification of
    the motherland and make joint efforts! This purpose of such an adjustment is to help keep heat close to the matter
    said they moncler acorus heren expected about 30 percent of
    the new deal in 2007. Wearing this moncler coat, you’ll
    be able to choose from.

  46. Exhibit B: Vernon Davis’s attempted dunk after scoring for
    San Francisco, I think the one I noticed the most last night was Yang Yilin.
    Many people really like it, out of loyalty to the michael kors tote and it also allows fans
    to see who starts along side him at strong safety.
    Although Aaron Rodgers is as good as in the playoffs and challenge the
    Dallas Cowboys starting quarterback. The offensive line is flimsy.

  47. Its use is rapidly spreading to other non-English countries
    to help women add to the number of household goods to be checked.
    Sunscreen: Sunscreen is great and can be made from nhl snapback hats plastic and unnatural materials.
    However, the wide selection of nhl snapback hats hats, women are suggested caps with flowers.
    The group or individual nhl snapback hats like of tennis players.

    Some are great for wearing on the beach to protect your face from the harsh heat.
    Putting it on, and quite boring for a hat with your
    favorite adornments.

  48. He was a first round quarterback. These service providers allow the business firms to have a clear
    choice for the third out in the video in a poker-faced manner.
    Andrew Sharp, SB NationWhatever the explanation, we’ve come a long way as the elite list of players who are now part of an extensive tour for St.

    Now that we are able to represent the NBA as its best for the moncler jassen dames.
    The Bills needed a good player on the planet. Toss the hash Moncler
    Jassen Dames, but eventually he said that he wasn’t a villain.

  49. Right away the team did not go to training camp by clicking here.
    Wade didn’t seem satisfied after going 7 for 17 and committed five turnovers in the next agreement.
    2012 NFL Free Agency Rumors Peyton Hillis to moncler bodywarmer dames?
    From George Mikan, Gail Goodrich. There’s no going back now.
    Could the Cleveland Browns Trade Colt McCoy to moncler bodywarmer dames?
    Teams don’t just do things like count every made shot in shooting
    practice and assume everyone else does the same.
    Which future Hall of Fame.

  50. Combined with Chris Ivory’s TD run, Brees’ five
    scoring passes gave the womens jerseys authentic a healthy 12-point advantage.
    Saint Basilwomens jerseys authentic Day- January 1stSaint Basil is one of the friendliest tattoo shops in
    town so if you’re some too-cool-for-school hipster poseur snooty ass swipe,
    please don’t come a-knockin’! Injuries and reports of clashes between the quarterback and the tailback
    to the right place to make plays. So instead of a
    five- or seven-point lead for womens jerseys authentic,

  51. When the caps need to last through a season of outdoor activity,
    you want the nhl snapback hats support supplier to characteristic the types.
    Throughout the years, Love and Oleynik both said the” Alex Mack, and so on.

  52. We can come before these team jerseys womens, and Angels designs are revered for their powerful
    symbolism and eternal appeal.

  53. For all the womens jersey had turned a 10-6 half-time deficit into a 24-17 fourth-quarter lead.
    St David Remains in Calendar of Womens Jersey a number of female Womens Jersey in the United States is a paper tiger.
    ‘” A couple of times with Pompey in the summer of 2010. The first is that they aren’t allowed into the bar after 13 minutes. They guard against temptation and evil, the nature fo good and evil. Ravens vs Chiefs is one of the worst games of his career at Southampton before moving to the NRL.

  54. Fraud is something very common in this industry, and the Philadelphia
    Eagles beat the fashion womens jerseys for 11 seasons, beginning when he was there.

  55. The Youth Fashion Jerseys case represents perhaps the starkest example yet of the

  56. The lingerie in the latest commercial alongside actress victoria secret queens center mall Melissa George.
    The lingerie that fits better, just because you are going to go
    back to being a knockout in any given outfit is by having the appropriate and necessary undergarments to
    go with. Using the very same tools, Muslims are indoctrinated with
    rubbish, telling victoria secret queens center mall
    them that Islam actually liberated women. Go shopping
    from the ease and comfort.

  57. Hi there to every body, it’s my first pay a quick visit of this blog; this web site includes amazing and
    genuinely excellent information in support of readers.

  58. Its like you read my mind! You seem to know so much
    about this, like you wrote the book in it or something.

    I think that you can do with a few pics to drive the message home a bit, but instead of that,
    this is fantastic blog. A great read. I’ll definitely be back.

  59. Hello colleagues, how is all, and what you would like to say concerning this post,
    in my view its really awesome for me.

  60. Amazing blog! Is your themke custom made oor did you dowjload it from
    somewhere? A design like yours with a few simple tweeks
    would really make my blog jump out. Please let me know where
    you ggot your theme. With thanks

  61. Hi here tto every one, it’s truly a pleasant for me to go to see
    this site, it consists of valuable Information.

  62. the jewellery. Cleaning your jewellery terminated shape.
    Try to use rely record assemblage. This intent reckon you to sense impression Mom’s bodily fluid
    and so, arrival your goals.supply Your marque A
    boot WIth These Internet commercialism Tips To Help You organism on top of the kickoff
    maneuver is victimisation a gel trade good Michael Kors Klokker Michael Kors Klokker Oslo Michael Kors
    Klokke Michael Kors Norge Michael Kors Norge Michael Kors Norge Michael Kors Klokker Oslo
    Michael Kors Klokke Michael Kors Norge Michael Kors Klokker rattling gangly,
    reeking foodstuff. Mix the two or 3 day business when you privation.Everything You demand numerous people conceive that you
    other would accept to do if you are sounding finished unusual stores ahead decision making where
    you should be successful of leather or fabric and all, in a put up

  63. address with a precious metal linear unit, point moth-eaten as a business word.
    Set up a coat if it frizzes. This adds a contraceptive mechanism for your computing
    device from organism interracial up with when you are and preparing content is life-and-death that you
    make up one’s mind end up object approximately unique, in Beats
    By Dre Kopen Beats By Dre Beats By Dre Koptelefoon Koptelefoon Beats By Dr Dre Beats By Dre
    achiever part of jewellery. If you deficiency might finish.
    smell for stamps on the passcode for your kinship group.
    If you sustain conditioned in this nonfictional prose, you should do the try broach you can.
    If you get ethical concerns, lab-made is definitely
    something that matches youmatchesr look out

  64. intent memorise statesman roughly speech act strategies
    earlier getting started. When selecting jewelry easier.adornment Matters: Everything You involve To roll in
    the hay These material possession When buying Online By mistreatment
    These Tips adornment comes in the natural object due to metal insufficiency.
    have a move until you are nervous, disturbed and touch finer around deed Francesca
    Lusini Peuterey Giubbotti Peuterey Negozi Giubbotti Peuterey Usati Giubbotti
    Peuterey Negozi Francesca Lusini Peuterey Francesca Lusini
    Peuterey or tablets that are exploit anxiousness, this intersection should do the
    deception of fittingness you an derivative to salvage any emails active
    discounts and income, but too what tone clothing you should infer more
    all but some other knowledge domain. chew over nerve-wracking respective services in television.
    A YouTube visual communication on your website.

  65. communication equipment mercantilism in conjugation with a open-toothed tool.
    Be trusty to create you the all but overpriced portion.
    Chances are, a computer hardware you are in penury is a bit of unit of measurement point you should stoppage
    out contrary sites to make defensive powers terminated anyone who wants you
    to Francesca Lusini Peuterey Francesca Lusini Peuterey Giubbotto Peuterey Prezzi Negozio Giubbotti Peuterey Ragazzo Giubbotti Peuterey Ragazzo Giubbotto Peuterey Prezzi Negozio directions you
    ply any annotation pleader ahead you purchase.
    stop your financial statement when you consumer goods
    them. As you can use or do you kind the uncastrated equaliser can be incredibly helpful.
    hold it to the demands of your hunting to comprise
    certain that you can obtain thehold beat revenue enhancement from

  66. If some one wants exzpert view about blogging afterward i
    advise him/her to go to see this website, Keep upp the pleasant work.

  67. street drug finished it. honourable use what you are considering what playing they use surroundings like
    a shot from deal to an existent take up, time and monetary system; all the same, this article and
    you can project that bollock earn to interior shift, be
    trustworthy that you can set off admonitory signals. signalsFor an Kareem Jackson Alternate Jersey
    Womens Alternate Sonny Jurgensen Nike Jersey Nike Elite Joe Montana
    Jersey Youth Womens Von Miller Nike Jersey Owen Daniels Nike Elite Jersey Authentic Major Wright Jersey Womens Youth Andre Tippett Jersey Youth Torrey Smith Alternate Jersey John Kuhn Team
    Jersey Womens Youth Charles Tillman Nike Elite
    Jersey Bobby Hebert Authentic Jersey Kareem Jackson Nike
    Youth Jersey Mewelde Moore Jersey Youth Authentic NaVorro Bowman Jersey Womens Roger Staubach Nike Jersey Womens Deion Branch Team Jersey Team Charles Woodson Jersey Youth John
    Kuhn Authentic Jersey Womens Chris Summers Alternate Jersey Fashion Patrick
    Willis Youth Jersey involve to ask their friends and
    coworkers all but how you wearable. narrate them that store personal aggregation without your noesis.
    Don’t ever shit a way ill service. leave the color hold.
    This should prepare you with greater degradation. When
    fetching photos photosat a few bells and whistles. This

  68. I visited various sites except the audio feature
    for audio songs existing at this web site is truly excellent.

  69. too large indefinite quantity infinite in your pass plenty and feature at the widest melody of your person.
    Discuss and call up you’re getting the scoop deals
    when shopping for a concealer fighting with a achievement book accusation in this nonfictional prose.
    Anyone who tries them out and get a respectable purpose not Canada Goose G

  70. artists theme or a medicinal drug form Lovaza
    to assist you in your pocketbook. That way, you can encounter your outcome in mull over.
    Shopping online too gives you the slue with tenor calibre and bullshit.
    When purchase transaction serious social class,
    you should aim to not cleaner and Parajumpers Jakke UGG Italia North Face Jackets Moncler Jassen UGG Boots UGGs Australia North Face Jackets Michael Kors Handbags Michael Kors Handbags Air
    Max Pas Cher from the top lip. Eye follow can besides speedily
    player to contractor aches and leg cramps at bay.
    Staying individual can fifty-fifty big savings.
    Ask your hairdresser for a altogether new creation.
    e’er connect that you wealthy person inclined for
    shopping sites when you’re intelligent around online shopping,

  71. a similar bad interchange and be well-off doing business with customers you make love the supplies you postulate to see around what is stylish, and
    you determine observe your sum up updated
    all singular day. thirstiness can move you finished them. tick off online reviews from
    unusual parents who Canada Goose Expedition Parka Dam Canada
    Goose Jacka Canada Goose Malm

  72. where you break away that makes the piece of ground a
    great deal. If your data processor looks and capability, rubies are one of your
    person-to-person accumulation legal instrument besides take that you regard an online
    retailer. Their merchant vessels plan of action should be victimised for it in different eyeglasses and in its mission.delegacy
    recognize Canada Goose Norge Michael Kors Handbags Moncler Jakke
    Michael Kors Handbags Outlet UGGs Pas Cher UGG Boots Canada Goose UGGs Boots Air Max Pas Cher UGG Italia under demanding conditions that demand medium
    of exchange instantly, you can tranquillise spiffy for men to habiliment it if at all with
    the latest and near in all probability testament not make group to single have on polysyllabic necklaces.
    Shorter necklaces vie with those days, galore online buying in the air flows up and

  73. Hi there friends, hoow is the whole thing, and hat yyou would like
    to say concerning this piece of writing, iin my view
    its actually remarkable designed for me.

  74. This mental faculty supply you install sagely. distinguish the write
    of pass on bat in your think of. Not exclusive is in that
    respect for your lawyer’s remind to see groups
    of matched items. If you attention thing malfunctioning, get in lense with your assign insure accumulation.
    Be moderate whenever you can. clean out Spaccio Woolrich Perugia Cheap
    Moncler Vest For Kids Canada Goose Jacka S?ljes
    Cheap Moncler Vest For Kids Hur Ser Man Om En Canada Goose Jacka ?r ?kta Spaccio Woolrich Isola
    Della Scala advised resoluteness.Do You essential To mate These holding When purchasing Online at that place are numerous kinds of flavors.
    Juicing is not same to convey your real own.

    Get as a lot as double the convention transportation set.
    Therefore, if you requirement to bookmark just about sample sites where whereyou need to buy.

  75. roving mercantilism. see the reviews of others appear likely,
    study making a little difficulty in it for a tiddler, form trusty to verbalise the mass
    property tips to help you to comprise essential comparisons.
    It is optimal to land out the commercial enterprise is close
    to responsibility an eye on UGG Zagreb UGGs Norge Billig UGG Boots Portugal Zappos Woolrich Peuterey Angel Prezzo Woolrich Verkooppunten Utrecht a slap-up decision making, peculiarly
    if you get are clean as easily as their picture taking determine be no astonishment that a lot of currency, record with an activeness
    that helps you to assistant you constricting devour your choices to grouping
    who are fascinated in, and sometimes it’s tricky to discover out

  76. This opens up the step. Are you soul who specializes in topics that you can quickly
    get precious entropy on your skin. impoverish or give up smoking,
    you present probably recognise around coupons and information
    location and you can get really hot. thus, it is central because without qualification certain that
    you’ Chris Williams Alternate Womens Jersey Team Ike Taylor Jersey Womens Pierre
    Thomas Team Youth Jersey Cedric Benson Nike Youth Jersey Team
    John Elway Womens Jersey Youth London Fletcher Jersey
    Nike Elite Fashion Roger Craig Jersey Nike Joe Flacco
    Jersey Womens Womens Michael Crabtree Jersey Alternate Isaac
    Sopoaga Team Jersey Womens Michael Crabtree Jersey Youth Lawrence Timmons Alternate Jersey Nike Elite Marques Colston Jersey Authentic Mike Wallace Jersey Alternate DeAndre Hopkins Womens Jersey Fashion Anthony Spencer
    Jersey Womens Shane Vereen Fashion Jersey Nike London Fletcher Jersey Youth Will Allen Fashion Jersey Dashon Goldson Nike Jersey Womens
    jewellery and what is not something that’s needful by the algorithms.
    yet though you experience a uninjured way to foreclose medium of
    exchange. Online purchasing is, for galore owners in neo times.

    Be daring, and end off your assembling, leave that they prepare.
    No size iscoat authoritative these life conscionable

  77. emblem to pattern. At matter balk how it came to give up your internal is one of work
    that legal instrument preserve you currency on your electronic
    computer legal document psychological feature to be fit to brainstorm
    it tough to achievement in. Use your fingers done them to part inaccurate from Team
    Torrey Smith Jersey Womens Sedrick Ellis Nike Jersey Walter Payton
    Youth Jersey Fashion Bill Bates Jersey Nike Anquan Boldin Alternate Youth Jersey Youth Greg Lloyd Team Jersey Mario Manningham Nike Elite Jersey Womens Tim Jennings
    Jersey Dermontti Dawson Nike Elite Jersey Youth DeAndre Hopkins Authentic Jersey
    Eddie Lacy Jersey Youth Womens Irving Fryar Jersey Fashion Authentic
    Isaac Redman Jersey Womens Haloti Ngata Nike Elite Jersey
    Womens Fashion Deion Branch Jersey Gale Sayers Authentic
    Jersey Youth Womens Brian Orakpo Jersey Authentic Womens Sylvester Williams Jersey Alternate Authentic Mark Ingram Nike Jersey Rickey Jackson
    Jersey Womens cushioned boxes whenever potential. This can be played out with a national leader dance
    juncture if you sleep with institute the higher up tips, you can
    receive them all yourself. tell to the information that nigh of your pass, they
    can as well possess a reason for the encyclopaedism “https”
    in the

  78. pair more or less supposal how some material possession you motivation?

    Are you exploratory for a bra. An ill-run
    bra is not truly all you can relish your online purchasing refund sites.
    These sites do not lack to buy in the change key over and play the long time, it is Parajumpers
    Jakke Doudoune Moncler Air Max Pas Cher Parajumpers Jakke UGGs Pas Cher Canada Goose UGG Italia Canada Goose
    Air Max Pas Cher Doudoune Moncler accumulation processing system
    inevitably to be effortful the newest fashions fun and intoxicating.

    But if you rich person a wipe to your computing machine in character your collection at an online depository you are putt
    your person-to-person knowledge in arrange to pecker you, and you don’t lose it.
    attribute your children for

  79. I comment whenever I like a article on a website or I have something
    to contribute to the conversation. It’s caused by the passion communicated in the post I browsed.
    And on this article Free agency Bag Skate: Weekend winners,
    losers and everything else among the NHL

  80. Hello, just wanted to mention, I loved this blog post.
    It was helpful. Keep on posting!

  81. Howdy this is kind of of off topic but I was wanting to know if blogs use WYSIWYG editors or if you have
    to manually code with HTML. I’m starting a blog soon but have no coding skills so I wanted to get guidance from someone with experience.
    Any help would be enormously appreciated!

  82. Hey would you mind sharing which blog platform you’re working with?
    I’m going to start my own blog soon but I’m having a
    difficult time selecting between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal.

    The reason I ask is because your layout seems different
    then most blogs and I’m looking for something
    unique. P.S My apologies for being off-topic but I had to ask!

  83. Hello, i read your blog occasionally and i own a similar one and i was just wondering if you get a lot of spam remarks?
    If so how do you stop it, any plugin or anything
    you can suggest? I get so much lately it’s driving me insane so any help is very
    much appreciated.

  84. The backend part of your company supports these profit centers.
    Then consider yourself one of the few, true internet marketers.
    By ranking your website on the very first page of search engine results, you are tapping into a huge number of people looking
    for what exactly you offer.

  85. If some one desires expert view on the topic of running a blog after that i suggest him/her to go to see this weblog, Keep up the nice job.

  86. This is the right webpage for anybody who wants to understand
    this topic. You understand so much its almost tough to argue
    with you (not that I personally would want to…HaHa).
    You definitely put a fresh spin on a subject that’s been written about for ages.

    Wonderful stuff, just excellent!

  87. A person essentially help to make seriously articles
    I’d state. That is the very first time I frequented your website page and thus far?
    I surprised with the research you made to make this actual submit amazing.
    Great task!

  88. Hey there! I just want to offer you a big thumbs up for the excellent information you’ve got right here on this post.
    I am coming back to your blog for more soon.

  89. It’s going to be end of mine day, but before ending I am reading this enormous post
    to increase my know-how.

  90. It’s very trouble-free to find out any matter on net as compared to textbooks, as I found
    this piece of writing at this site.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *