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« Reply #1305 on: July 23, 2015, 02:11:50 PM »

Must have gotten a LOT on $$$$ to get moved from his comfy lazyboy in NJ. Interesting to see how all the brains will work under one roof.

Lou drafted Shanny... all these guys have a lot of history together, not sure there is any concern about them working together. 

Odd that the youngest of them is the one in charge...  that will be an interesting dynamic.
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« Reply #1306 on: July 28, 2015, 06:00:44 PM »

Penguins ship Sutter to Vancouver for Bonino, Clendening, and a second rounder in 2016:

http://www.tsn.ca/canucks-acquire-sutter-from-penguins-1.337295

Pens also sign Fehr to 3-year contract:

http://www.tsn.ca/penguins-ink-fehr-to-three-year-deal-1.337297
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« Reply #1307 on: July 30, 2015, 09:03:58 PM »

Must have gotten a LOT on $$$$ to get moved from his comfy lazyboy in NJ. Interesting to see how all the brains will work under one roof.

he lost that chair when Shero came in  Tongue
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« Reply #1308 on: August 06, 2015, 02:48:53 PM »

Not exactly on-ice news but Patrick Kane reported to be under police investigation:

http://www.tsn.ca/report-blackhawks-kane-under-investigation-1.341595

Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane is reportedly under a police investigation near his hometown of Buffalo.

The Buffalo News reports that police in Hamburg, New York are investigating an incident allegedly involving the 26-year-old.
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« Reply #1309 on: August 09, 2015, 02:58:09 PM »

So Vegas and Quebec City have moved onto the 2nd phase of expansion applications. Vegas name were thought out to be .. Which I think are all terrible names and logos.. The Bones, Falmingos, Outlaws, Nordiques (huh?), Rat Pack, Dealers, Sin and Strippers.. Here is the link to the logos and names and explantions.. Thoughts?

http://espn.go.com/nhl/story/_/id/12551758/nhl-here-our-suggested-las-vegas-expansion-team-nicknames
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« Reply #1310 on: August 09, 2015, 03:14:12 PM »

So Vegas and Quebec City have moved onto the 2nd phase of expansion applications. Vegas name were thought out to be .. Which I think are all terrible names and logos.. The Bones, Falmingos, Outlaws, Nordiques (huh?), Rat Pack, Dealers, Sin and Strippers.. Here is the link to the logos and names and explantions.. Thoughts?

http://espn.go.com/nhl/story/_/id/12551758/nhl-here-our-suggested-las-vegas-expansion-team-nicknames

I'd take a hockey piece from ESPN with a grain of salt. Although, the Bandits logo and colours look pretty decent. FWIW, those names are just ideas put forth by the writers at ESPN.
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« Reply #1311 on: August 09, 2015, 06:35:56 PM »

Not exactly on-ice news but Patrick Kane reported to be under police investigation:

http://www.tsn.ca/report-blackhawks-kane-under-investigation-1.341595

Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane is reportedly under a police investigation near his hometown of Buffalo.

The Buffalo News reports that police in Hamburg, New York are investigating an incident allegedly involving the 26-year-old.

you just knew Patrick Kane would screw up yet again. He sure has wicked athletic ability but is obviously as dumb as a bag of nails.

John Toews must be impressed!  Angry

 This ain't going to work out good for Patrick Kane I can guarantee that.

 He'll get whatever he deserves
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« Reply #1312 on: August 09, 2015, 08:59:40 PM »

you just knew Patrick Kane would screw up yet again. He sure has wicked athletic ability but is obviously as dumb as a bag of nails.

John Toews must be impressed!  Angry

 This ain't going to work out good for Patrick Kane I can guarantee that.

 He'll get whatever he deserves

think the Blackhawks will terminate his contract?  Cheesy
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« Reply #1313 on: August 10, 2015, 07:02:46 PM »

Stoll signs one-year deal with the Rangers:

http://www.tsn.ca/rangers-sign-stoll-to-one-year-800k-deal-1.343451
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« Reply #1314 on: August 19, 2015, 04:17:47 PM »

Blake Wheeler tweets about potential sponsorship ads on jerseys:

http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/nhl-jersey-ads-would-tarnish-experience-says-jets-wheeler-1.3196074

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I agree completely. Keep the ads on the boards, the jumbotron, seats, etc. but off the players.
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« Reply #1315 on: August 19, 2015, 04:21:38 PM »

Blake Wheeler tweets about potential sponsorship ads on jerseys:

http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/nhl-jersey-ads-would-tarnish-experience-says-jets-wheeler-1.3196074

Blake Wheeler
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An NHL uniform is a sacred thing and it's an honor to wear one. Putting corporate sponsors on the front would tarnish that. Don't do it
6:58 PM - 18 Aug 2015


I agree completely. Keep the ads on the boards, the jumbotron, seats, etc. but off the players.

Players are already walking billboards, I don't see what difference putting them on the jersey makes.
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« Reply #1316 on: August 19, 2015, 04:23:49 PM »

Blake Wheeler tweets about potential sponsorship ads on jerseys:

http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/nhl-jersey-ads-would-tarnish-experience-says-jets-wheeler-1.3196074

Blake Wheeler
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An NHL uniform is a sacred thing and it's an honor to wear one. Putting corporate sponsors on the front would tarnish that. Don't do it
6:58 PM - 18 Aug 2015


I agree completely. Keep the ads on the boards, the jumbotron, seats, etc. but off the players.

Can you see plastering car company logos on stickers on the fronts of their helmets?  Great look.


On another front,

Evander Kane is fraught with first world problems..

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Love my Bentley but nothing beats my Ferrari. The only problem is my hockey bag takes up the passenger seat. https://instagram.com/p/6jc09RzNw2/


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« Reply #1317 on: August 19, 2015, 05:59:15 PM »

Can you see plastering car company logos on stickers on the fronts of their helmets?  Great look.

There are already logos on the fronts of every players helmet.
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« Reply #1318 on: August 19, 2015, 07:48:27 PM »

There are already logos on the fronts of every players helmet.

Representing the brand of the helmet and the team they represent.

Seeing a helmet with a Ford logo and a hockey jersey with McDonalds on it would look stupid, IMO. The European/IIHF jerseys look like garbage with all those ads on them.
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« Reply #1319 on: August 19, 2015, 08:00:20 PM »

Representing the brand of the helmet and the team they represent.

Seeing a helmet with a Ford logo and a hockey jersey with McDonalds on it would look stupid, IMO. The European/IIHF jerseys look like garbage with all those ads on them.

The players are still plastered with advertisements on every other piece of equipment they're paid to use, I'm not sure what makes Ford or McDonalds any worse than Nike/Reebok/Adidas/CCM/etc... Some could argue the latter are far worse than the former.

We're also posting on the board of a team who has advertisements on their jerseys. They are barely noticeable. I bet if you pulled aside random fans after a Bomber game and asked them what companies were featured on each teams jersey they wouldn't be able to even tell you.
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