RisslingsMissingTeeth wrote:and I can say with much sadness, that the forward cupboard it pretty much bare. I was almost shocked at how empty the prospect list was for the Pens when I went to look at other teams.
I went and looked at the most recent season stats and read up on our best forward prospects and felt that the only person we have is Archibald and he is at least 2 years away. Shame on Shero and the scouts in this regard. Young talent is cheap and we are simply going to have to trade for it. In my mind, with Letang signed for freaking 8 more years, I say Pouliot becomes our most intriguing trade prospect. They are the same player.
If anything happens over the next week, I think it will be Ray trying to get forward prospects.
Nizzy wrote:You just said Letang and Pouliot are the same player.
mikey287 wrote:Uher (younger) and Holzapfel (older) could be serviceable this season. The rest of those names listed aren't really that great. Other Dupuis also could be a 13th forward here if called upon...
taz71 wrote:Our goaltending propect pool looks good.
The U wrote:taz71 wrote:Our goaltending propect pool looks good.
Too bad somebody like Hartzell/Thiessen/Zatkoff isn't ready to play.
Could go with Vokoun as the #1 and Hartzell or Zatkoff as #2. Vokoun plays in the postseason.
Fleury gets moved. You are paying Hartzell or Zatkoff like 900k. You just saved yourself $4.00 million dollars and got rid of an expensive, mentally screwed-up goalie that you don't trust to dress for a playoff game.
The money isn't even the point really. If we had a playoff game tomorrow and Fleury was playing FOR FREE, you still would rather have Vokoun in net. You can just never trust the guy ever again. No clue why Shero/Bylsma have his back right now.
sil wrote:Yeah, seems like an "anyone-but-Fleury" mentality...and that's a recipe for disaster.
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