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Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby Humperdink on Tue Jul 01, 2014 8:57 pm

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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby mikey287 on Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:03 pm

They bought out Shane O'Brien's $2.2 million and got a player that's slightly worse for more...
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby columbia on Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:04 pm

mikey287 wrote:They bought out Shane O'Brien's $2.2 million and got a player that's slightly worse for more...


When Burke and Calgary collide.
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby IntangibleBeer on Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:12 pm

Sorry to see him go. I thought he brought it every night. I liked the experiment at forward. I actually thought he was a better forward than a d-man and he brought some toughness to the lineup.

I hope he enjoys the payday!
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby no name on Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:15 pm

Great deal for Engo... but I don't know what Calgary is thinking?? He deserves the payday it might be his last in the NHL.
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby offsides on Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:21 pm

Who takes over the enforcer duties now? We still seem rather easy to play against, at least to me.
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby shafnutz05 on Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:25 pm

Couldn't be more happy for Engelland. The contract is unreal, but nice to see a 32 year old journeyman with a pretty late career start getting enough money to last him a long time if he plays his cards right.
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby shafnutz05 on Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:26 pm

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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby Tico Rick on Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:27 pm

Since he lives in Vegas, I hope he plays his cards right.
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby Humperdink on Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:27 pm

My absolute favorite Engo moment was the KO of Colton Orr. Of course sending a bloodied Flyer, Jody Shelley, to the locker room ranks up there.
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby sniper on Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:28 pm

Not surprised at all he ended up in Calgary. The contract however is shocking. Best of luck to him. I suppose he does provide truculence, which someone in that organization covets. I just didn't think that was worth nearly $3M per year.
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby MRandall25 on Wed Jul 02, 2014 12:09 am

I'm actually kind of curious if Calgary meant to say "$2.9 mil over 3 years" on the contract, but made a typo.
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby FreeCandy44 on Wed Jul 02, 2014 12:19 am

Engo 2.9

Brad Richards 2.0


Que?
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby MRandall25 on Wed Jul 02, 2014 12:31 am

Brad Richards is also receiving a butt load of buyout money from the Rags. Pretty much the same reason Ehrhoff signed here for cheap.
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby littlemoonboot on Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:20 am

:lol:
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby Gaucho on Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:37 am

Wow, I thought it was $2.9 million for 3 years, not per season. :shock:

Good for him. :thumb:
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby Luckybreak on Wed Jul 02, 2014 5:25 am

I'm happy for Engo, but this is possibly the most ridiculous signing thus far in terms of ability, stats and contract given. That said, I was a big fan of Engo and would love to have seen him on the 4th line - is he going to be a mainstay on CGY blue line?
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby DelPen on Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:08 am

Gaucho wrote:Wow, I thought it was $2.9 million for 3 years, not per season. :shock:

Good for him. :thumb:


My thoughts exactly. Only regret is why Shero didn't just trade him for Stempniak straight up last year.
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby columbia on Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:14 am

DelPen wrote:
Gaucho wrote:Wow, I thought it was $2.9 million for 3 years, not per season. :shock:

Good for him. :thumb:


My thoughts exactly. Only regret is why Shero didn't just trade him for Stempniak straight up last year.


The Bylsmagic factor.
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby Beveridge on Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:44 am

columbia wrote:
DelPen wrote:
Gaucho wrote:Wow, I thought it was $2.9 million for 3 years, not per season. :shock:

Good for him. :thumb:


My thoughts exactly. Only regret is why Shero didn't just trade him for Stempniak straight up last year.


The Bylsmagic factor.


Did Engo even play after the trade deadline? I don't remember him much Olympics on.
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby Stillerz Bar on Wed Jul 02, 2014 9:46 am

Gaucho wrote:Wow, I thought it was $2.9 million for 3 years, not per season. :shock:

Good for him. :thumb:

That's what we all though.... even some of the media

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck- ... 39817.html

Gotta love how this article thinks the 2 worst deals of the day were players the Pens did not resign. Good for them but I'm glad we don't have $8M tied up for those two.
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby Humperdink on Wed Jul 02, 2014 10:41 am

Burke must have a lot empty seats to fill in Flameland. Loading up with pugilists.

In his 5 years with the Pens, Engo has played in a grand total of 13 playoff games. Zero (0) last year. Burke is quite the asset manager.
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby wondermoose on Wed Jul 02, 2014 10:43 am

I'm pissed Bylsma never made him play forward more often. He really looked good in that role in the limited looks he got there. Love Engelland. Glad he got this deal.
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby murphydump55 on Wed Jul 02, 2014 10:50 am

wondermoose wrote:I'm pissed Bylsma never made him play forward more often. He really looked good in that role in the limited looks he got there. Love Engelland. Glad he got this deal.


I'm pissed Bylsma.......a hundred different things could finish this sentence.
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Re: Engo gonzo @ $2.9 mil/ season / 3 yrs

Postby MalkinIsMyHomeboy on Wed Jul 02, 2014 11:11 am

I was trying to figure out who Engo Gonzo was...
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