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Free Agency 2011

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Free Agency 2011 

Post#1 » by Zonkerbl » Fri Jul 1, 2011 5:46 pm

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/cap ... _blog.html

Caps pick up Jeff Halpern (again), lose Boyd Gordon.
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Re: Free Agency 2011 

Post#2 » by pineappleheadindc » Sat Jul 2, 2011 4:55 am

Not a big dramatic move, but it's nice to see Halpy back again.

Varlamov for a 1st and 2nd - when I'd assumed he'd go to overseas and we'd get nothing back - was a great move by GMGM.
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Re: Free Agency 2011 

Post#3 » by Scabs304 » Sun Jul 3, 2011 7:34 pm

I like the Hamrlich signing and also think it might of been uneeded, but we got Vokoun for a steal so can't really complain to much there. Also we resigned Knuble which will also be helpful.

I really don't like the Ward signing. A 4 year deal at 3 mil a season for at best a 3rd line winger? Just not a smart move. Now if somehow he shows up in season like the playoffs then sure go right ahead, but little to no chance of that happening.
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Re: Free Agency 2011 

Post#4 » by Terpman » Sun Jul 3, 2011 8:29 pm

Not so sure Ward is a 3rd line guy. He was on a really putrid team and still did ok with no linemates. He also looks like a guy who will put his foot in Semin's ass when he wussies out?
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