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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby MRandall25 on Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:56 pm

pcm wrote:Exhibit #3921 of Shiny New Toy Syndrome.


Still was better than Jeffrey and Tangradi.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby Tico Rick on Wed Feb 20, 2013 6:09 pm

MRandall25 wrote:
pcm wrote:Exhibit #3921 of Shiny New Toy Syndrome.


Still was better than Jeffrey and Tangradi.

Yep. Boychuk's still here, Tangradi's gone. That says something.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby pcm on Wed Feb 20, 2013 6:27 pm

Boychuk was waved remember? At least someone traded for Tangradi. A 7th rnd pick yes, but Shero's got plenty of history of giving players away so that they have an opportunity to play elsewhere. What that says is maybe not what you think it says. Anyways, you're just providing more evidence for SNTS.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby MRandall25 on Wed Feb 20, 2013 6:37 pm

pcm wrote:Boychuk was waved remember? At least someone traded for Tangradi. A 7th rnd pick yes, but Shero's got plenty of history of giving players away so that they have an opportunity to play elsewhere. What that says is maybe not what you think it says. Anyways, you're just providing more evidence for SNTS.


Boychuk wasn't waived because Carolina didn't want him. They waived him because they wanted him to get PT in the A. Rutherford pretty much said he didn't expect Boychuk to get claimed. Had he known it, he would've tried to trade him.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby mikey287 on Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:13 pm

And that's the end of that...back on waivers today.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby tfrizz on Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:23 pm

Back to the 'Canes you go, Boychuck.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby Hawkeynut on Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:25 pm

He did nothing to deserve a top 6 spot. No loss.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby Digitalgypsy66 on Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:26 pm

It's like an extended test drive - you give it back when you're done. No harm, no foul, no long term commitment. Beautiful.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby meow on Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:28 pm

He'll be a nice little trivia question in 10 years
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby DelPen on Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:51 pm

It's a shame, Boychuk is a better hockey player than Kennedy who amazingly is still in the lineup.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby IanMoran on Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:54 pm

meow wrote:He'll be a nice little trivia question in 10 years

For what?
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby shmenguin on Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:07 pm

IanMoran wrote:
meow wrote:He'll be a nice little trivia question in 10 years

For what?


name the most useless shrimp in penguins history:
a) boychuk
b) eric boguniecki
c) chris bourque
d) chris connor
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby HockeyDaddy on Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:13 pm

Digitalgypsy66 wrote:It's like an extended test drive - you give it back when you're done. No harm, no foul, no long term commitment. Beautiful.


Actually, didn't claiming Boychuck kind of force the movement of Lovejoy? I can't remember now. But the logjam at defense would exist regardless and the Lovejoy move was just as more for the player's benefit than anything else.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby brwi on Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:15 pm

Oh wait, I thought I was simply a Boychuk "hater" here when he was acquired, at least from all the howls I saw when I stated he was a "nothing" player in Carolina and wouldn't do crap here either.

Boychuck is a scrub. Carolina dumped him because HE SUCKS. Pens are waiving him because after the initial rush of a new opportunity with a new team for a handful of games, he showed that HE SUCKS and brings a whole lot of nothing to the ice.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby shmenguin on Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:17 pm

brwi wrote:Oh wait, I thought I was simply a Boychuk "hater" here when he was acquired, at least from all the howls I saw when I stated he was a "nothing" player in Carolina and wouldn't do crap here either.

Boychuck is a scrub. Carolina dumped him because HE SUCKS. Pens are waiving him because after the initial rush of a new opportunity with a new team for a handful of games, he showed that HE SUCKS and brings a whole lot of nothing to the ice.


the boychuk phenomenon certainly didn't do anything for LGP's "shiny new toy" syndrome
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby slappybrown on Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:17 pm

shmenguin wrote:
IanMoran wrote:
meow wrote:He'll be a nice little trivia question in 10 years

For what?


name the most useless shrimp in penguins history:
a) boychuk
b) eric boguniecki
c) chris bourque
d) chris connor

I'd say I disliked Bork the most.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby brwi on Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:19 pm

DelPen wrote:It's a shame, Boychuk is a better hockey player than Kennedy who amazingly is still in the lineup.


He's not anywhere close to being as good as TK and TK is struggling mightily these days. At least Kennedy has shown he can take a regular shift in the NHL and be productive. Boychuk has never shown anything.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby ShipHockey7 on Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:20 pm

Kennedy = turnover machine

I find myself becoming quite frustrated watching that man play hockey.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby mikey287 on Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:40 pm

brwi wrote:
DelPen wrote:It's a shame, Boychuk is a better hockey player than Kennedy who amazingly is still in the lineup.


He's not anywhere close to being as good as TK and TK is struggling mightily these days. At least Kennedy has shown he can take a regular shift in the NHL and be productive. Boychuk has never shown anything.


This is correct. I'd take TK in the lineup over Boychuk at least 9 times out of 10. And I full well realize TK isn't playing his best hockey this year, which isn't fully his fault either...
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby Troy Loney on Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:48 pm

slappybrown wrote:
shmenguin wrote:
IanMoran wrote:
meow wrote:He'll be a nice little trivia question in 10 years

For what?


name the most useless shrimp in penguins history:
a) boychuk
b) eric boguniecki
c) chris bourque
d) chris connor

I'd say I disliked Bork the most.


Was Chris Connor the one that did the drop pass on the breakaway?
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby columbia on Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:49 pm

Yes.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby shmenguin on Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:49 pm

Troy Loney wrote:
slappybrown wrote:
shmenguin wrote:
IanMoran wrote:
meow wrote:He'll be a nice little trivia question in 10 years

For what?


name the most useless shrimp in penguins history:
a) boychuk
b) eric boguniecki
c) chris bourque
d) chris connor

I'd say I disliked Bork the most.


Was Chris Connor the one that did the drop pass on the breakaway?


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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby Henry Hank on Mon Mar 04, 2013 5:44 pm

Minard drop passed on a breakaway and was sent down after that game, never to be seen in a Pens jersey again. I'll never forget him doing that. If there's one sign that someone just doesn't belong in the NHL, that's it.

Boychuk stinks. He actually looked pretty good at first but I think a lot of that was just in comparison to Tangradi. Boychuk at least resembles a real NHL player. But the amount of games and the opportunities he had without any points, doesn't cut it. Again, look at Bennett in a similar situation and he's actually come through a little bit.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby mikey287 on Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:03 pm

Claimed by Nashville.
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Re: Pens claim Boychuk from CAR

Postby penny lane on Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:21 pm

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