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Afternoon Line- Kevyn Adams

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d ca's avatar

Uh yeah, good luck with a disgruntled captain that has doctors telling him the team is looking out for someone other than himself come training camp.

Watch how many “injuries” he can’t play through.

Posted by d ca on 07/29/21 at 04:39 PM ET

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The Sabres are obviously going to screw this up even worse than they already have. The owners are the real problem.

Posted by pnwwing on 07/29/21 at 04:58 PM ET

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What a mess. Yeah, technically. But not in reality. Good luck with that.

Posted by Chip4Pips on 07/29/21 at 05:22 PM ET

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Ahh.  The Sabres.  The sad gift that keeps on giving.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 07/29/21 at 05:23 PM ET

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The first sign that someone isn’t in control is then coming out in public and reminding everyone they’re in control.

Eichel has ALL of the power here.

Posted by beantownredwings on 07/29/21 at 06:08 PM ET

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Exactly, @Beantown:

He sounds desperate.

There is pressure for a huge return.
Teams have concerns. The player and his camp
seem beyond restless…

Technically having Eichel under contract and having leverage to get a good return
are not the same things.

Posted by lefty.30 on 07/29/21 at 06:44 PM ET

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I would be so embarrassed if my favorite team did business this way. Actually, no I wouldn’t. Because they wouldn’t be my team anymore.

Posted by TreKronor on 07/29/21 at 06:54 PM ET

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c’mon kev, you gotta add ‘or else’  when you make those empty threats.

Posted by maltby18 on 07/29/21 at 08:53 PM ET

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How low does the price need to get before we start thinking Yzerman should give Kevyn a call?

Raymond and a 1st is probably too much.

Veleno and a 1st?

Raymond and a 2nd?

Veleno and a 2nd? 

a 2nd and two 3rds?

Posted by captaineclectic on 07/30/21 at 08:02 AM ET

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How low does the price need to get before we start thinking Yzerman should give Kevyn a call?

If it was only the acquisition cost, it would be much easier and a trade probably would have been completed by some team by now.

However, you add in the $10M/yr commitment for 5 more years plus the injury issue and it becomes a whole lot more complicated.

Unless the trade has conditionals based on playing time, I prefer the Wings stay away.

Posted by evileye on 07/30/21 at 10:35 AM ET

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Only the injury is a concern.  $10M/year is trivial if he’s still Jack Eichel—he’ll only be 29 at the end of that term.

Posted by captaineclectic on 07/30/21 at 11:27 AM ET

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I wouldn’t want him on my team. Talented yes, but a whiner and no leadership qualities. Not worth the money.

Posted by Stump23 on 07/30/21 at 11:53 AM ET

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