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McAmmond to Edmonton

Postby Kovy27 on Thu Mar 09, 2006 5:01 pm might not go thru...TSN is reporting, so is spectors.
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Postby Jamie on Thu Mar 09, 2006 8:29 pm

I read that the NHL has denied this trade. Wonder what is up with that.
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Postby Draftnik on Thu Mar 09, 2006 11:03 pm

ziggystardust wrote:I think I've got more respect for Lowe and that franchise than I have for any in the sporting world. From the coaching the minors, to the scouts, to the GM - they are no-nonsense, intelligent, hard working hockey people.

They're going to have a pretty darn good team for the next few years.

Roloson is very overrated. He and Fernandez have had high save %s over the years because of the Wild's umbrella system that gives up a high number of shots, but keeps them to the outside. He will not be nearly as effective with Edmonton's up and down style. The Oil's style contributed to their goalies' low save %s as much as the Wild's style contributed to their goalies' high save %s.
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Postby ExPatriatePen on Fri Mar 10, 2006 4:17 pm

ziggystardust wrote:no, the oilers goalies were terrible.
Roloson isn't nearly as terrible.

No way Roloson is as productive in the Oilers system. No way the Oilers goalies are as pourous in the Wild's system.

The average goalies productivity is probably more dependent on his teammates and teams defensive style than any other position.
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