Here is part 2 of my analysis, the top line of the Vancouver Canucks!
LW #22 Daniel Sedin
Personal: 26 yrs old from Ornskoldsvik, Sweden 6-1 200 lbs Shoots L
Drafted 1999 1st Rd 2nd Overall by the Vancouver Canucks
Entering 7th NHL Season with the Canucks (6th overall)
Contract - 2 yrs remaining on 3 yr contract ($3.57 million)
Strengths: Daniel Sedin is a skilled winger with tremendous... Read More »
I'm going to be doing a similar thing that rags2riches did but for the Canucks. In part 1 I will outline the projected lines (as of now - will update if any major trades or free agent signings happen between now and the beginning of the season). I will then profile each player on each line. I may also do this for every team because I know the NHL pretty well.
Daniel Sedin (81 GP 36 G... Read More »
[b]Peter Schaefer (trade with Ottawa)[/b] - Schaefer will make Boston better because he's a very good penalty killer and he can score at least 15-20 goals a season. The Bruins only had to give up a 2 goal (last season) guy in Sean Donovan.
[b]Manny Fernandez (trade with Minnesota)[/b] - By acquiring Fernandez, Boston shored up their goal tending. Ferna... Read More »
I'm back with my analysis! Here's the Central Division:
[b]Jonathan Toews (3 yr, 875 K)[/b] - I know that Toews is not a free agency acquisition or trade, but I thought that I would mention him because he will be a major factor this year for the Hawks. He has already played with men and did pretty well. I would go as far as rookie of the year.... Read More »
Continuing my analysis, here's the Northwest Division:
[b]Cory Sarich (5 yrs, $18 million)[/b] - Sarich is a good physical d-man, but he will not replace the offense of Hamrlik and Stuart. He is a Keenan type player. I think he is a little over payed for what he does.
[b]Owen Nolan (1 yr, $1.75 million)[/b] - Nolan used to be an elite player, but h... Read More »