Former Stars Thread

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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby ScubaSteve » Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:36 am

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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby atticus ross » Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:23 pm

Can't believe how many people think Honka got the short end of the stick, or believe there has to be more to why he's not playing and getting demoted in practice groups.

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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby Troy McClure » Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:04 pm

atticus ross wrote:Can't believe how many people think Honka got the short end of the stick, or believe there has to be more to why he's not playing and getting demoted in practice groups.

I don’t get it. The guy has been given a lot of chances, and he’s done nothing with them.
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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby BigAl » Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:30 pm

Troy McClure wrote:The guy has been given a lot of chances, and he’s done nothing with them.

That’s not true, he scored a goal 3 years ago.
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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby slaps » Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:48 pm

BigAl wrote:
Troy McClure wrote:The guy has been given a lot of chances, and he’s done nothing with them.

That’s not true, he scored a goal 3 years ago.


What's one goal against the ultimate nothingness of being?

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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby BigAl » Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:10 pm

Excellent point.
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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby SaintAngerBH » Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:16 pm

I think Honka may have some underlying talent. But, there's something about him that keeps it from coming out. I think it may be more psychological than lack of ability. He looks nervous and scared all the time, especially when the puck is on his stick.

Regardless of why, he hasn't shown the Stars any reason to put him on the ice and I'm glad they quit trying. Not only was he not improving, he was actually getting worse.
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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby 5minmajor » Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:27 pm

He's too small, and the Stars have finally accepted what they should have realized before drafting him.
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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby slaps » Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:31 pm

I don’t think the Stars did him any development favors.

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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby BigAl » Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:56 pm

What part of his development was missing?

He got 3 seasons in the AHL to prepare for NHL play.
When he was up here last year, mean old Ken Hitchcock, who allegedly hates talented young superstars, give Honka a minute per game of PP ice time. He did not produce.

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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby slaps » Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:20 pm

I get that, but he also yo-yo’ed around a lot. Plus, the Stars don’t really have a good development track record. Although I wonder how much of that is due to simply not having talented players to work with.

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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby ToddM » Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:46 pm

A minute a game of PP time last year = two 30 second shifts with Brett Ritchie.

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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby Troy McClure » Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:03 pm

ToddM wrote:A minute a game of PP time last year = two 30 second shifts with Brett Ritchie.

Always an excuse.
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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby Stars2099 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:35 am

slaps wrote:https://mobile.twitter.com/Navman2099/status/1120516564611211264


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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby SaintAngerBH » Tue Apr 23, 2019 5:52 am

Stars2099 wrote:
slaps wrote:https://mobile.twitter.com/Navman2099/status/1120516564611211264


You're welcome world for that tweet. I sadly think about Adam Burish more than I should


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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby The Frugal Gourmet » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:53 am

He still is, but he is under an assumed identity now.

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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby cdanew » Thu May 02, 2019 2:27 pm

This isn't good news

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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby SaintAngerBH » Thu May 02, 2019 2:40 pm

So, Erskine must have been a passenger since neither driver was injured badly. I wonder which vehicle he was in.
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Re: Former Stars Thread

Postby SaintAngerBH » Thu May 02, 2019 4:26 pm

Hearing that the injuries are not life-threatening but that's only comments on stories so not sure if that's accurate.
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