Musings: Avery 1st Line Material? Fantasy Hockey & MoreAugust 25, 2011, by
Just trying to put things in perspective here…I mentioned earlier, one of the biggest problems for the Rangers last year was they didn’t do squat with their transition rushes, which everyone seemed to agree with. Yet, everyone wants to see Sean Avery on the first line? What am I missing here? Avery creates more off sides than RuPaul switches sides. Leave him and his 7 goal average the last three seasons in the bottom 6.
No one is talking about the Devils this summer. I know the media treats our most populous state per square mile (NJ) like it’s a small market, but I’m not writing them off. If the Devils get Parise, Zajac, and Kovy on the same page, this team is going to surprise a lot of people. Add a healthy Anton Volchenkov to the mix and watch out.
Speaking of the Devils, someone said the Rupp signing was bad because it’s taking a roster space away from a young gun like an MZA or a Christian Thomas or something. Right because those are the guys we want on the fourth line. That’d be a Sin Bin winner…
In case you missed it, we decided to shutdown the Sin Bin. With the season approaching, there just won’t be enough space to devote to making fun of people’s comments. However, we do like the idea of getting our readers engaged in our site, so we’re going to try to put up more polls on divisive topics.
This week we polled to see who you all thought were the worst GM’s in hockey this past year. The results were polarizing. Everyone was pretty much split between Tallon, Holmgren, and Sherman. Our poll for the new Prospect Watch was a bit more lopsided. Everyone wants Christian Thomas and Chris Kreider.
Finally, Dave, Chris, and I were talking about starting a fantasy hockey league among ourselves and any readers who wished to join. Who wants in?