taz71 wrote:know what if he makes the top 12 this year at 550k he is a salary cap gem. Not to mention he is on a two way contract giving us the flexibility to send him up and down to clear some cap space here and there.
topshelf wrote:I skimmed over a few articles that stated that, while in St. Louis, he played both top-line minutes and on the 4th line. I'd assume the 21 goals came during his time on the top unit.
JoseCuervo wrote:topshelf wrote:I skimmed over a few articles that stated that, while in St. Louis, he played both top-line minutes and on the 4th line. I'd assume the 21 goals came during his time on the top unit.
His 21 goals came when he was filling in for Perron/Oshie on the top two lines iirc.
GSdrums87 wrote:Crankshaft wrote:D'Agostini should fit in nicely with Sutter. If they could sign Morrow to be the LW on that line, they would be set.
Think it'd be easy to package up Jokinen and Niskanen and get them moved? I'd still love Jokinen on this team just for depth, but I agree that we're lacking some grit.
columbia wrote:SolidSnake wrote:A very Shero esque move, I'll take it.
So was extending DB's contract?
pens2005 wrote:Jokinen as 2nd line winger?? Cough cough Beau Bennett cough cough.
PhantomJB93 wrote:So basically, he's a guy with a top-6 skill set who does extremely poorly when forced into a third or fourth line role?
Sounds about right.
thehockeyguru wrote:PhantomJB93 wrote:So basically, he's a guy with a top-6 skill set who does extremely poorly when forced into a third or fourth line role?
Sounds about right.
Sounds like Jeffery with less skill.
mikey287 wrote:There's not much to D'Agostini's game. He's pretty average at everything, except his shot is good and his defensive/physicality is poor. He'd be a really good AHL scorer, but GMs think he can play some depth role and be effective...he hasn't to date. Probably his last one-way deal unless he figures it out here...
Fine with the signing because it's for league minimum, but it doesn't really help us. He's a worse player for the same role as Kennedy. Now, if we have three offensive lines and one shutdown line, then that changes things, but we don't have the ability to do that necessarily...
I can't find my notes on him right now (they aren't under NJ or StL, so I don't know, they must not be on my computer...) but he was either quick but not fast, or fast but not quick. I think it's the former. I know he can't play defense, I know he's not physical, he doesn't care all that much and he disappears for longer periods of time than most NHLers of any note...
If anything unfortunate should happen with Neal or Dupuis/Kunitz and he can fill in on the right side in the top-six, he might pot a few in relief, but all in all, he doesn't have a natural role with the team as I see it now...
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