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Taylor Hall signing: 8 million one yr with Sabres


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3 minutes ago, Wyldnwoody44 said:

I wonder why only 1 year, if we make the playoffs can we woo him to stay 

Pretty sure this is a tryout contract, for us.  Hall needs to see that we aren't as ***** up as the rumors say.

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Just now, Taro T said:

No ####ing Schlitz!

So, is Kevyn Adams singing the "how'd cha like me now" song or Floyd's "Not Now John?"

I wouldn't get too excited, its only a 1 year deal, he didn't convince him to spend the rest of his career here

He is getting $8 mil to play one year for a coach who he played well for before and will be a FA again next year.

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7 minutes ago, The Jokeman said:

Move Cozens and Olofsson, we don't want to put too much pressure on this kid. Haven't we learned that?

I don’t really like Cozens-Eakin-Thompson as a line though. 2 youth players plus a vet who had a bad year last year- not exactly a recipe for success. I wanted Olofsson to go down to line 3 to spread the talent a bit more so it doesn’t get caved in quite as much. 

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1 minute ago, apuszczalowski said:

I wouldn't get too excited, its only a 1 year deal, he didn't convince him to spend the rest of his career here

He is getting $8 mil to play one year for a coach who he played well for before and will be a FA again next year.

This is okay. We have a season to see how it works. If it's working and we're playoffs we talk extension.

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Just now, Taro T said:

So,

Hall - Eichel - Olofsson

Skinner - Staal - Reinhart

Girgensons - Eakin - Okposo

Thompson - Lazar - Cozens

Reider

Exactly.  With Cozens and Okposo switching as cozens develops

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2 minutes ago, Taro T said:

So,

Hall - Eichel - Olofsson

Skinner - Staal - Reinhart

Girgensons - Eakin - Okposo

Thompson - Lazar - Cozens

Reider

I still hate Eakin there. That 3rd line is gonna get eaten alive 

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