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Jordan Staal has become this week’s version of Joe Thornton in Pittsburgh.
If something gets talked among enough it becomes a story even if nothing is their.
While fans have been speculating about Staal being a third line trade target for the Penguins, the situation has picked up more steam with some of the media joining the fray.
The Staal rumors, though, are now identical to the Thornton chatter in the sense that the Penguins had no talks with Thornton and have had no talks with the Hurricanes about Staal.
The Penguins are not trading for Jordan Staal this summer and Penguins GM Jim Rutherford isn’t even bothering Ron Francis about it, a source says.
While the belief is the Hurricanes will eventually look to get out of the Staal contract, it won’t be this season, league sources say.
The Hurricanes are all in on trying to take the next step to being a playoff team this season. They sold Justin Williams on the idea they will keep the roster competitive by stretching the payroll to compete for the playoffs and they echoed that stance with multiple agents as they also had talks about bringing To read this insider news, subscribe to get “Inside Access”!
So Jokinen is signed by the Oilers… I hope JR has something up his sleeve, that could have been an easy fix.
He already said that he’ll address the 3rd line center spot via trade. No need to worry.
Jokinen makes less than Ryan Reaves.
And at his age is less valuable
At 34 years of age and in 69 games he had 11 goals and 17 assists for a shit FLA team, who knows what that would have looked like on a team that scored 72 more goals than the Panthers. He averaged 17:25 minutes of ice a night and was a 53.4 CF. Put that in perspective Bonino played about 16:39 a night but only 46.4 CF last year, possibly due to PK work. At his price tag there is the potential for Jokinen to have a pretty decent year with a much more offensive team with less pressure on… Read more »
Yeah. Most players are over the hill at 34. Definitely more useless than a guy that brings nothing to the game. Doesn’t even deserve to “where” a jersey
GMJR just has some weed up his sleeve.
Despite being better than McDavid, I bet Auston Matthews unselfishly takes less money on his next deal so his team can build around him.
His American it won’t happen. Your idol eichel I won’t give him more then 7m and that’s being very very generous but because his American he will easily get 10m with nothing accomplished and a fired coach under his belt with attitude problem. I bet if he had same success as mcdavid he would’ve had 15m
You won’t give him anything – you don’t have a pot to pisss in or a window to throw it out of, let alone $7M.
He has the Sirus his mom pays for. And his 3 accounts on this site. That’s about the extent of it.
I’m sure with all the men that sam’s mom has banged in her house, they could rummage through the couch cushions and find that kind of money
What are you trying say boy? What… Timmy fell down a well?
His American? Sam what are you trying to say in your usual butchering of the English language?
Every. Single. Time.
Kevin klein retires
Read that 3 hours ago
I’m sure you did you fuckin clown
Whats with the hostility?
He was just informed that the rabbi cut too much off during his bris
This isn’t very hockey related.
Sam can you retire from posting on here?
Remember when Sam was riding the Pageau bandwagon? What a weirdo. Lol
Jagr to Habs heating up
They probably need another wing.
I wonder why they hate centers and winning so much.
Huge move for the Habs, but when he notices that not only do they not have a strong right handed C they have no Cs he’ll probably balk lol
If it werent for Toews, Staal would be the most overrated, overpaid player in the league. Hes a role player making star player money. Id rather any left over centers in free agency on a cheap 1 year deal than getting stuck with that awful contract for the rest of Sid and Genos playing career.
I largely agree with this.
Amen. People in this town are always so eager to bring back old players. Doesn’t matter which sport it is.
Because they are bandwagons. They remember them from the championship year because that’s when they discover the sport and when team is bad they don’t follow anymore and only talk about last roster because that all they know. Box score 4 life
Holy shitt this is ironic AF… subject of sams posts… Bennett, Orpik, Kennedy, Bylsma… who am I missing?
Engo,shero and scuderi
im glad you took the time to fill in this blank
Is that why you want DB and Orpik back so bad? I figured since you’re widely known as the virginal bandwagon man, you’d have some insight.
I don’t think you can start following a team (not to mention, the sport) after the Crosby lottery and call other people “bandwagons,” Sam
Got my picture with the cup today. Gave it a nice hug and kiss for you all.
mine is Saturday…how was the set up this time?
It was great. They let you go into Suite 66 and the Pens locker room as part of the line movement. Enjoy CB!
did you where your Letang jersey, you know so people could identify you?
Sometimes I where a hat to the game. Sometimes I can’t, because I come from work and have to where work clothes 🙁
As long as you don’t wear your hat I fine with that.
Must be buckeye donuts hat
I don’t wear jersey to games. Only when I play ice hockey 2 times a week. Jersey has no name on the back.
Another article in which D quotes anonymous sources from a player’s ‘camp’. Keep up the amazing work!
while it would be nice we would lose speed if this happened. staal was pretty good at backchecking tho. and I wonder what he thought when Eric was traded to the rags. hahahaha
I wonder what he thought when Eric happily accepted a trade to the Rags then signed in Minny… A big part of why Jordan went to that outhouse of a team was to play with his brother. He jumped ship… I bet family dinners at the Staal house are awkward these days haha
maybe he wanted to play with his brothers which is fine but dang dude your team sucks asss. you got paid handsomely and now your team still blows.
He was playing with his brother… he helped convince his brother to leave a marquee team for an outhouse franchise then Eric jumped ship, not to play with Marc but at a chance to win evident by how fast he left NY.
Can we go back to the hidden articles so Gay Sam can’t find them?
“if something gets talked among enough it becomes a story even if nothing is their.”
Brutal lol… and we pay for this… apparently none of us got to know worth you money
Staal left. Pittsburgh to play top 2 lines he won’t come back to play on 3rd line again. But with chubby he can do better then before since he was stuck with Cooke and tk back then
Staal left because he couldn’t deal with going to work without having his big brother there, like a true pusssy canadian.
Surprise surprise another reply comment from stain. Surprise surprise another negative reply
This isn’t hockey related.
Wait… so now “Chubby” has game?