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Honeymoon over for J Staal?

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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby SolidSnake on Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:51 am

Wake up Sher.......
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby Lt. Dish on Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:07 am

Dude got what he wanted. I'm not at all surprised he's struggling, although I can't explain exactly how I'm not surprised.

He'd never say he regrets his decision, but I'd be surprised if deep down he didn't. And, imo, he should.

I don't resent him for wanting to play with his brother, but I thought it was a stupid decision then and it's playing out to be a stupid decision now. I don't think he really thought it all through.
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby Idoit40fans on Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:14 am

Last I cared enough to talk about him, people were telling me that he was looking good there even though he looked invisible. Lets be honest though, the Pens weren't keeping him if he didn't sign for like $5 million or less and he was able to make significantly more than that. I don't hold any ill will to him for leaving or for not signing the contract Shero offered him, but I also don't care what happens to him the rest of his career. He's not a guy that's affecting the overall NHL, so it doesn't matter to me if he becomes a 30-40 player or remains a 25-25 player.
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby Gaucho on Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:45 am

The Canes have recalled Jared Staal, expected to debut Thursday.
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby Beveridge on Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:48 am

I'm with Idoit...

However, I will stand and cheer for his video board tribute this Saturday night.
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby IanMoran on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:09 pm

No ill will towards Jordan, but he clearly got undeserved hype because of name imo
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby IanMoran on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:10 pm

Gaucho wrote:The Canes have recalled Jared Staal, expected to debut Thursday.

What a gimmick / a joke. He doesn't deserve it
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby Dickie Dunn on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:14 pm

IanMoran wrote:
Gaucho wrote:The Canes have recalled Jared Staal, expected to debut Thursday.

What a gimmick / a joke. He doesn't deserve it


Massive understatement. He's a complete scrub.
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby mikey287 on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:18 pm

This is the last couple weeks of Jared Staal's NHL contract and it's unlikely he's going to get another one I think...so basically, this is only chance to play in the NHL with his brothers...it's nepotism and all that, but I'm alright with it really...how cool must that be...

Carolina has a way of keeping people in the organization, it really is a family there as far as I know, and this is just more of the same. Like it or lump it, it's a nice gesture. This is probably the only chance he'll ever get...I hope he gets a hat trick.
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby pcm on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:20 pm

If he put his name to paper, he'd be playing in pittsburgh for $6m per year. He signed the exact same contract in Carolina that Shero offered him.

Players always struggle after they sign for big bucks. I don't think he's going to suddenly blossom into a 40 goal guy, but he'll find his way in Carolina. That team always has big up and down years.
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby IanMoran on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:25 pm

mikey287 wrote:This is the last couple weeks of Jared Staal's NHL contract and it's unlikely he's going to get another one I think...so basically, this is only chance to play in the NHL with his brothers...it's nepotism and all that, but I'm alright with it really...how cool must that be...

Carolina has a way of keeping people in the organization, it really is a family there as far as I know, and this is just more of the same. Like it or lump it, it's a nice gesture. This is probably the only chance he'll ever get...I hope he gets a hat trick.

Sorry, there's guys who deserve NHL experience (and could actually benefit from it) more than him... who are being robbed so he can play with his brothers. If I was him I wouldn't want to be part of the gimmick

Different opinions though

Pens never played Andrew Orpik, and I'm sure it would have been cool for him too
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby JS© on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:25 pm

Dickie Dunn wrote:
IanMoran wrote:
Gaucho wrote:The Canes have recalled Jared Staal, expected to debut Thursday.

What a gimmick / a joke. He doesn't deserve it


Massive understatement. He's a complete scrub.


borderline AHLer at best. There were quite a few when he played in Florida (ECHL) where Jared was a healthy scratch.

If it was only Eric in Carolina, this recall doesn't happen.
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby shmenguin on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:30 pm

IanMoran wrote:
mikey287 wrote:This is the last couple weeks of Jared Staal's NHL contract and it's unlikely he's going to get another one I think...so basically, this is only chance to play in the NHL with his brothers...it's nepotism and all that, but I'm alright with it really...how cool must that be...

Carolina has a way of keeping people in the organization, it really is a family there as far as I know, and this is just more of the same. Like it or lump it, it's a nice gesture. This is probably the only chance he'll ever get...I hope he gets a hat trick.

Sorry, there's guys who deserve NHL experience (and could actually benefit from it) more than him... who are being robbed so he can play with his brothers. If I was him I wouldn't want to be part of the gimmick

Different opinions though


the canes don't need to call anyone up so they aren't choosing him over some prospect. he's taking the place of Tim Wallace, who is probably happy to give the kid a nice memory and would benefit from more playing time about as much as i would. and the canes get warm fuzzy points, which doesn't exactly hurt things.

holy bizarre outrage batman
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby Dickie Dunn on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:30 pm

JS© wrote:
Dickie Dunn wrote:
IanMoran wrote:
Gaucho wrote:The Canes have recalled Jared Staal, expected to debut Thursday.

What a gimmick / a joke. He doesn't deserve it


Massive understatement. He's a complete scrub.


borderline AHLer at best. There were quite a few when he played in Florida (ECHL) where Jared was a healthy scratch.

If it was only Eric in Carolina, this recall doesn't happen.


He belongs in the ECHL with Colby Armstrong's brother.

Spoiler:
Colby Armstrong also belongs in the ECHL with his brother.
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby Beveridge on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:32 pm

So

First games in NHL + plays Pens on Saturday + Flower in net = Jared is getting a goal Saturday night.

Grats to him.
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby pcm on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:33 pm

Think of it as an investment in Eric and Jordan, not Jared.
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby Digitalgypsy66 on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:34 pm

Staalenfreude?
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby IanMoran on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:36 pm

shmenguin wrote:
IanMoran wrote:
mikey287 wrote:This is the last couple weeks of Jared Staal's NHL contract and it's unlikely he's going to get another one I think...so basically, this is only chance to play in the NHL with his brothers...it's nepotism and all that, but I'm alright with it really...how cool must that be...

Carolina has a way of keeping people in the organization, it really is a family there as far as I know, and this is just more of the same. Like it or lump it, it's a nice gesture. This is probably the only chance he'll ever get...I hope he gets a hat trick.

Sorry, there's guys who deserve NHL experience (and could actually benefit from it) more than him... who are being robbed so he can play with his brothers. If I was him I wouldn't want to be part of the gimmick

Different opinions though


the canes don't need to call anyone up so they aren't choosing him over some prospect. he's taking the place of Tim Wallace, who is probably happy to give the kid a nice memory and would benefit from more playing time about as much as i would. and the canes get warm fuzzy points, which doesn't exactly hurt things.

holy bizarre outrage batman

Lol, not outrage. Like I said, I understand the arguments for it, but I find it to be kind of embarrassing. O well, its just an opinion thing
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby columbia on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:38 pm

It seems like a harmless gesture.
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby Lt. Dish on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:41 pm

Beveridge wrote:I'm with Idoit...

However, I will stand and cheer for his video board tribute this Saturday night.


I'll never forget his positive contributions, and if I were there, then I'd stand and cheer him, too. He had some amazing times here (understating a bit).

I'll just have another beer for him from afar. :wink:
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby Dickie Dunn on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:41 pm

shmenguin wrote:
IanMoran wrote:
mikey287 wrote:This is the last couple weeks of Jared Staal's NHL contract and it's unlikely he's going to get another one I think...so basically, this is only chance to play in the NHL with his brothers...it's nepotism and all that, but I'm alright with it really...how cool must that be...

Carolina has a way of keeping people in the organization, it really is a family there as far as I know, and this is just more of the same. Like it or lump it, it's a nice gesture. This is probably the only chance he'll ever get...I hope he gets a hat trick.

Sorry, there's guys who deserve NHL experience (and could actually benefit from it) more than him... who are being robbed so he can play with his brothers. If I was him I wouldn't want to be part of the gimmick

Different opinions though


the canes don't need to call anyone up so they aren't choosing him over some prospect. he's taking the place of Tim Wallace, who is probably happy to give the kid a nice memory and would benefit from more playing time about as much as i would. and the canes get warm fuzzy points, which doesn't exactly hurt things.

holy bizarre outrage batman


I'm sure Tim Wallace would rather finish out the season in the NHL and collect $28,000 over the next four days than give the crappiest Staal brother a warm fuzzy feeling. He's not stupid. He knows he sucks. He knows why he's getting called up, and it has absolutely nothing to do with his lack of talent.
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby Dickie Dunn on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:43 pm

pcm wrote:Think of it as an investment in Eric and Jordan, not Jared.


How? Those two are signed through 2016 and 2023. Are they going to pout and demand to be traded if the Hurricanes don't call up their hack brother?
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby Rylan on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:47 pm

lol
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Re: Honeymoon over for J Staal?

Postby MRandall25 on Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:47 pm

Who said Tim Wallace isn't still on the NHL roster?
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