2021 NHL Playoff Thread

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Postby wonko80 » Fri Jun 25, 2021 1:22 pm

slaps wrote:Interesting:

https://theathletic.com/2665772/2021/06 ... -playoffs/

Corey Perry had never been on waivers before. So he asked his agent Pat Morris what exactly it entailed.

Because the veteran winger started the season on the taxi squad, there were cap gymnastics and waivers and things going on this year not just for the Montreal Canadiens but for all the teams in this unique season.

Perry wasn’t the only brand name that was put on waivers. But once he understood what was going on, he made it clear to his veteran agent he didn’t want to go anywhere.

“So I did call three teams that looked like they would have the need for him, to ask them not to pick him up on waivers,” Morris told The Athletic over the weekend. “It wasn’t a threat to retire or anything, but basically ‘can you adhere to who Corey Perry is. If your thought is to pick him up on waivers, please don’t.’

“Two of the teams said, ‘We were going to put in a claim until this call. We’ll respect his career.'”

Kinda a dick move on his part but also kinda cool.

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Postby B Kat » Fri Jun 25, 2021 2:41 pm

It is interesting. The teams wanting to pick him up would know he wouldn't be happy, and they wouldn't want an unhappy Corey Perry.

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Postby Knives Out » Fri Jun 25, 2021 10:32 pm

If Tampa beats Montreal, all is forgiven from this Stars fan.
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Postby Troy McClure » Sat Jun 26, 2021 11:26 pm

Knives Out wrote:If Tampa beats Montreal, all is forgiven from this Stars fan.

I'm going to have to support Montreal. The Stars spent their best seasons as the final stop for old Habs, so the connection is strong.
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Postby wonko80 » Sun Jun 27, 2021 10:11 am

Plus it'll really piss off Toronto fans and media.

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Postby Troy McClure » Mon Jun 28, 2021 9:42 am

I got 8 and a reminder there is a clipping penalty.
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ScubaSteve wrote:I would rather lose 2-0 than win 8-7.

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Knives Out wrote:If Tampa beats Montreal, all is forgiven from this Stars fan.

I hope you're enjoying this b/c I sure am not. Worst SCF in recent memory. Not that I expected Montreal to beat TB, but sheesh, at least give them some grief.

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Postby ScubaSteve » Sat Jul 03, 2021 11:08 am

I haven’t been watching, but this NHL season ending with a whimper is pretty fitting.
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Postby Troy McClure » Sat Jul 03, 2021 1:05 pm

There were some upsets in the playoffs, but the inevitable Tampa Cup win is coming through. And they're going to be the favorite next season as well.
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Postby slaps » Mon Jul 05, 2021 8:33 am

I'm glad. They built an insanely good team and they should be rewarded for it.
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Postby slaps » Mon Jul 05, 2021 9:39 pm

Even when Tampa doesn’t play particularly well, they can just tear you apart by capitalizing on small mistakes.
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Postby B Kat » Tue Jul 06, 2021 5:54 am

TB played very well, but Montreal defended better. All those kills, and Price’s saves allowed Montreal to get their game going and cash in on their chaos. TB is definitely the better overall team, but we get another game. And that one was at least fun.

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Postby dyhp » Wed Jul 07, 2021 9:52 pm

booo...*f-bomb* them

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Postby Troy McClure » Wed Jul 07, 2021 10:05 pm

It's pretty amazing to look at the NHL's expansion over the years and realize how Tampa is more successful than most. Alternative view: holy *poo poo* the NHL has really struggled to see most post WWII expansion teams find repeat success.

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Postby Troy McClure » Wed Jul 07, 2021 10:13 pm

That's disgusting.

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Knives Out wrote:If Tampa beats Montreal, all is forgiven from this Stars fan.

Aaaaand all is forgiven from this Stars fan.
ScubaSteve wrote:I would rather lose 2-0 than win 8-7.

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Postby Knives Out » Wed Jul 07, 2021 11:34 pm

LOL hells yeah.

ScubaSteve wrote:I would rather lose 2-0 than win 8-7.

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Postby B Kat » Thu Jul 08, 2021 6:27 am

dyhp wrote:booo...*f-bomb* them

My sentiments exactly.

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Postby The Frugal Gourmet » Thu Jul 08, 2021 10:24 am

Dynasty

Is it weird that this made me feel slightly better? No one gets past this team.

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The Frugal Gourmet wrote:Dynasty

Is it weird that this made me feel slightly better? No one gets past this team.

I feel like this team is even better than those dominant Red Wing teams 10+ years ago. Maybe the best team I've seen in my life time (at least since I've been watching hockey).

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dyhp wrote:
The Frugal Gourmet wrote:Dynasty

Is it weird that this made me feel slightly better? No one gets past this team.

I feel like this team is even better than those dominant Red Wing teams 10+ years ago. Maybe the best team I've seen in my life time (at least since I've been watching hockey).

They're the best of the cap era for sure. Their forward group is deep, their defense can all skate well enough to take away however you want to attack, and their goalie is practically a cheat code.
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Postby B Kat » Thu Jul 08, 2021 12:09 pm

Thank you Stevie Y.

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Postby wonko80 » Thu Jul 08, 2021 12:56 pm

Troy McClure wrote:
dyhp wrote:
The Frugal Gourmet wrote:Dynasty

Is it weird that this made me feel slightly better? No one gets past this team.

I feel like this team is even better than those dominant Red Wing teams 10+ years ago. Maybe the best team I've seen in my life time (at least since I've been watching hockey).

They're the best of the cap era for sure. Their forward group is deep, their defense can all skate well enough to take away however you want to attack, and their goalie is practically a cheat code.

With how talented they are it would actually be a shame if they didn't win and lost to a team with a bunch of random dudes (like the Stars or Habs) because then it means there's no point trying to build a super skilled roster.

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Postby The Frugal Gourmet » Thu Jul 08, 2021 1:02 pm

To be fair, they are 18 million over the cap and the silly loophole is being fixed so...

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Postby slaps » Thu Jul 08, 2021 1:05 pm

It's not a loophole.
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