Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

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Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby DelPen on Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:45 am

Hockey Break on twitter mentioned JVR, Read and Bobrovsky going back the other way.

I for one would love to see that happen because Read and JVR are going to be really good players and Rick Nash would replace Gaborick as the most over-rated player in the Atlantic.
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby SolidSnake on Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:46 am

Nope
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby Lesky on Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:48 am

Is Read 26 year old or something like that? He is not exactly a prospect anymore, eh? But looks like a pretty crappy deal for the Flyers. Both goaltenders should be a top priority to move though.
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby mikey287 on Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:51 am

Not enough for Nash. No, not really. They already have a lot of offensive firepower, what's a little more? Read has already peaked basically, he's a WYSIWYG type of a guy and JVR has good potential of course...but what are they losing there with those two guys? 40 or 50 goals from their lineup? And adding, what, 40 or 50 goals? But Nash costs twice as much as JVR...

Ah, go nuts...
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby Lesky on Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:54 am

Is Pronger officially dead yet by the way?
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby canaan on Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:17 pm

read was an undrafted UFA pick up turned into a trade commodity. much respect to holmgren on finding that gem.
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby Idoit40fans on Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:27 pm

Maybe he's good in the playoffs, no one knows.
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby Kovy27 on Thu Jun 21, 2012 5:42 pm

Who's playing defense and goal for the Flyers?
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby canaan on Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:20 pm

I couldnt personally take it if Nash was a Flyer. I almost died inside when Briere went there
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby Idoit40fans on Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:29 pm

Kovy27 wrote:Who's playing defense and goal for the Flyers?


The best player in the world.
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby SolidSnake on Thu Jun 21, 2012 7:15 pm

Giroux?
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby Streaks House on Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:05 pm

No --- Flyers have bigger needs to address, offense isn't their weakness.
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby Streaks House on Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:06 pm

However, I would be a bit more worried if Ryan Suter ended up a Flyer.
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby Godric on Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:11 pm

Streaks House wrote:However, I would be a bit more worried if Ryan Suter ended up a Flyer.


*shudder*

Or weber
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby mikey287 on Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:46 pm

Suter says he doesn't want to play for them. Weber is RFA, so fairly unlikely I'd think.
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby Headshot77 on Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:14 am

I feel for Rick Nash, getting drafted by a dead-end club like colombus
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby Idoit40fans on Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:23 pm

Headshot77 wrote:I feel for Rick Nash, getting drafted by a dead-end club like colombus

He signed an 8 year contract with that team when he was a UFA. Why would you feel for him?
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby Pavel Bure on Fri Jun 22, 2012 2:48 pm

Say what you want but Nash is a beast. He just dwarfs other players in size and is simply dominant on the puck especially along the boards. Guys just bounce off him. He's a very good player that is a bit overpaid.
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby Pitt87 on Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:00 pm

Lesky wrote:Is Pronger officially dead yet by the way?


He is done, but he was 35 when he signed, so he can't retire or the Flyers are stuck with his cap hit. This way, they can leave him LITR and balance him with a guy like Coburn.
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby Rylan on Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:11 pm

The Monster Nash

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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby brwi on Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:33 pm

Pavel Bure wrote:Say what you want but Nash is a beast. He just dwarfs other players in size and is simply dominant on the puck especially along the boards. Guys just bounce off him. He's a very good player that is a bit overpaid.


He's overpaid and overrated, and also a lying piece of crap that tried to throw his team under the bus when he requested a trade and then tried to act "shocked" to hear he was being shopped. Not a high caliber person and his hype is greater than anything he's done in the NHL to date. I'd take James Neil and his contract over him any day.

Nash is simply NOT some big impact player and after all the hysteria dies down when he gets moved, people will realize he's simply a "good" player that will never be "great" or even top-10 in the NHL. Nothing wronf with being really good but he's hardly a "franchise" type talent.
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby Kraftster on Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:53 pm

brwi wrote:
Pavel Bure wrote:Say what you want but Nash is a beast. He just dwarfs other players in size and is simply dominant on the puck especially along the boards. Guys just bounce off him. He's a very good player that is a bit overpaid.


He's overpaid and overrated, and also a lying piece of crap that tried to throw his team under the bus when he requested a trade and then tried to act "shocked" to hear he was being shopped. Not a high caliber person and his hype is greater than anything he's done in the NHL to date. I'd take James Neil and his contract over him any day.

Nash is simply NOT some big impact player and after all the hysteria dies down when he gets moved, people will realize he's simply a "good" player that will never be "great" or even top-10 in the NHL. Nothing wronf with being really good but he's hardly a "franchise" type talent.


I'll always :fist: for some well-stated Nash bashing. So accurate. I actually hope the Flyers chase Nash.
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby littlemoonboot on Sat Jun 23, 2012 2:33 pm

To answer the original question: No.
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby columbia on Sat Jun 23, 2012 2:35 pm

The food scene in Philly is infinitely better than Columbus, so I say make it happen.
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Re: Would Nash to the Flyers worry anyone?

Postby Rylan on Sat Jun 23, 2012 3:16 pm

Parise on the Pens would be more deadly than Nash on the Flyers. That said, Atlantic Division is easily the best division in hockey.
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