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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby Beveridge on Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:07 pm

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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby FreeCandy44 on Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:08 pm

Eaton has to be the new "piece".
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby Kovy27 on Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:47 pm

Beveridge wrote:
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby Rylan on Tue Mar 19, 2013 11:26 pm

Beveridge wrote:
Kovy27 wrote:
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Admin wrote:We are undefeated with Eaton. That is all.
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby Azkar on Wed Mar 20, 2013 6:50 am

Rylan wrote:
Beveridge wrote:
Kovy27 wrote:
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Admin wrote:We are undefeated with Eaton. That is all.
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby Nothing But Nedved on Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:01 am

Eaton is such a smart player. Seems like he always makes the right decision and is always in the right place. Such a good example for the younger D-men.
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby Defence21 on Fri Mar 22, 2013 8:50 am

Nothing But Nedved wrote:Eaton is such a smart player. Seems like he always makes the right decision and is always in the right place. Such a good example for the younger D-men.

I'm not about to pretend I thought Eaton would be anything more than a healthy-scratch 7th/8th defenseman on this roster. And I'm not about to pretend I thought he would be capable of making a difference on this team (at least in terms of on-ice play). At most, I thought he would be a solid "coaching" veteran to help bring a defensive expertise in practice to a team that had forgotten how to play defense.

All that said, I was one of the few who found nothing wrong with the signing and couldn't quite understand why so many people were up in arms over his addition. This just goes to show that we, as fans, don't have access to a large portion of the information that coaches, general managers, scouts, etc have. Obviously Shero, Bylsma and company liked what they saw from him in WBS and in his short tryout in Pittsburgh to understand that he would be a good fit on the team. They've been proven correct. And, while Eaton may get pushed down the depth chart if/when the Penguins trade for a defenseman, having quality, experienced depth in the playoffs is precisely what makes Stanley Cup Champions.
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby Gaucho on Fri Mar 22, 2013 8:56 am

Maybe they planned on signing him all along and only wanted him to get some games under his belt and into shape before bringing him back.
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby Defence21 on Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:15 am

Gaucho wrote:Maybe they planned on signing him all along and only wanted him to get some games under his belt and into shape before bringing him back.

Very possible. In all, though, I just don't understand why people get their panties in a bunch over a low-risk aquisition like this. At worst, he gets waived. At best, he proves to be a solid depth player. Clearly he has played more on the "best" end of things.
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby FreeCandy44 on Fri Mar 22, 2013 8:31 pm

Still undefeated with Eaton.
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby ville5 on Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:12 pm

Old Time Hockey wrote:
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Hopefully FC didn't break the juju
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby FreeCandy44 on Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:16 pm

It wouldn't let me quote it. :(
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby shafnutz05 on Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:17 pm

I really couldn't be happier to see how well Eaton has played. Seems like a great guy, busted his ass to try and get one more chance to contribute in the NHL, and he is making the most of it.
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby MRandall25 on Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:17 pm

Delete 1 quote and do it again, like so:
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby MRandall25 on Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:17 pm

Rylan wrote:
Beveridge wrote:
Kovy27 wrote:
Rylan wrote:
Admin wrote:We are undefeated with Eaton. That is all.
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby FreeCandy44 on Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:49 pm

That smacks of effort.....
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby Kovy27 on Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:01 pm

MRandall25 wrote:
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Admin wrote:We are undefeated with Eaton. That is all.
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby Froggy on Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:17 pm

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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby Bioshock on Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:25 pm

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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby ville5 on Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:50 pm

Old Time Hockey wrote:
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby Azkar on Sat Mar 23, 2013 7:32 am

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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby Kovy27 on Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:09 pm

Azkar wrote:
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Admin wrote:We are undefeated with Eaton. That is all.
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby mac5155 on Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:11 pm

Kovy27 wrote:
Azkar wrote:
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Kovy27 wrote:
Admin wrote:We are undefeated with Eaton. That is all.
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby Azkar on Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:28 pm

mac5155 wrote:
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Re: Mark Eaton = Stanley Cup

Postby Rylan on Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:45 pm

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