Mar 10, 2017|
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Lows savers WGR Sports Radio 550 and WGR 550 dot com. I'm sports update your audience the gators Jeremy White filling in for injured Peterson bill signed five free agents. Micah Hyde maybe the biggest news for the bills in terms of bringing in a freeagent. From the Packers of Purcell got placed cornerback please loose safety as well so we'll see how the bills and use him makes him into Sean McDermott's. Defense the Texans trade Brock cost like us while it to the browns. Not for anything though the browns took office while off their hands for a second round pick in the urban reports now with the browns are receiving calls while spoiler either way. They got a second round pick which is kind of what Cleveland's all about the impound account from. Jay Cutler released by the bears and the public com. Two reports that Cutler and the jets might be interested in each other the jets that we have a starting quarterback of any. Significant yet and Cutler is going to be available as sabres Blue Jackets tonight 7 o'clock. From Columbus it starts at home and home first two meetings between these two teams this season it's the Blue Jackets. Posting tonight sabres hosting tomorrow. Soldier sports headlines and features Niagara hockey as well from our harbors and the Atlantic hockey association playoffs. Continues it's round two quarterfinals. Kinesis and Niagara big upset for the purple Eagles knocking off all right T. Some drama they're from alrighty the Jeanne policy any sinner beautiful building in Rochester. And package is not tonight. Species has rat out apartment right on point it's game one tonight's game one that's 730. Tomorrow night eight O five and then Sunday if necessary at 635 all from. And best of seven. That's the three missed missed three. And one quick thing I wanna mention you may airman and all the eleven day powerfully about that the guys they don't play hockey for eleven days you have to raise money for Roswell for cancer research. They are doing a little bit of like a dry run that the practice it'll 24 hour sessions along the way. And they're practicing one. Over the weekend a percent while also. On a train wreck played hockey for eleven days straight all go for the Guinness record it's not even the hockey part. It's not being able to leave the facility. Having to sleep now in the dressing rooms where there's gonna be obviously certain areas where it's literally just sleeping no talking you know. But you know geysers snoring in his left for. You know this eat you just wonder how long it's gonna take before and you know things start to Wear off like guys are going to be in. While now. We've got a long way to go. I I I think it's it's it's incredible I think these guys. And that you have to train for to you really have to be in good shape appeared on good shape. It I just don't see how you can get through I'd imagine mentally. It be tough to I come back from vacation after Lebanese exhausted you know play hockey for my research Roswell in all credit in the world to those guys that are doing that are right investigators here and WGR and and it's cheap Jeremy White I'm filling in for Peter's. We're gonna check in with hander down to Columbus. In little bits of stay tuned for that parent trigger at the bottom of the hour as well. We started off the show talking about this Blue Jackets team. Which finished below the sabres last year and the the topic we opened up was. And the sabres next year. Be with a Blue Jackets are this year and essentially what that is is a team that was below where they're supposed to be last year and the kind of not only bounces back. But like the pendulum swings all the way back to like wow look at Columbus look what they've done they meats and changed the roster a bold trade. And in a lot of their players that had on your last your nick Leno twelve goals last year he's up over twenty this year so. It if you're looking for a team that bounce back quickly in Opel Columbus in Toronto finished blog sabres last year in the apple you know a pretty good seasons. So you can give us call it a 30550 he sees Twitter handles up there on the screen. As well. Expansion draft let's get that were talking and so the expansion draft with Las Vegas is going to be interest thing and I think a great. Little twist. Is what has happened is the GMs are trying to decide if you're going to make the list of players that they exposed public. Because. Think about him Marie at the deadline right to Beecher cooler cough and Cody friends and free agents neither one of them gets traded. Afterward. Marreese asked about Huckabee in trade and these guys. And he was careful to talk about their value. And even went so far to say. The key kind of protected the information because he's gonna have to talk to these guys. It's one thing to say accurate and seventh round pick for this guy think that would hurt a guy that nobody called on. And in the expansion draft when the sabres and every team when they submit their list of players that they're gonna protect. They're going to tell every player that they're not protecting. You're protected and I would imagine if I'm in whatever. Big boy business I can handle it but maybe as a GM I don't want the world to know what I think up this player. Because next time I talk in trade talks. The GM Anaheim's gonna call and say you can protect tech guy you like him. Well good edu your opponent Oprah free let's talk straight. So what are you come down on the idea of these protected lists whether or not they should be made public whether or not fans should have access to them if if the league. Should be. Really opening up. This expansion draft with complete transparency. Well you know only when you look at both sides if if I was a player I would want to be kept quiet that's for sure. I would want my privacy and on the other side I'm a fan I'm I talk a vote though hockey every day with absolutely want to see. The the expansion list. That's the best part of voting you can have buddies over to your house says sit in your garage get your little crappy TV in major major expansion teams. And and and see what what. Who comes the closest. You know I mean there's a lot of fun that that's gonna be generate editor on this expansion list and I would I would like to see it I would like to see what teams. Because everybody's in a different situation there are some teams that how four. Bonafide. Very high and defense will how're you gonna go about protecting all of these guys. Probably trade one. If you can't protect the mall. But Anaheim's in this spot yet I just have to trade one even if they don't want to. So the flurry of trades that we normally see around the draft you might see it a little before that just because. GM's coming got to get his dock he's got to get everything in a row and and and figure everything out. If I've got four defensemen in the way it works it's very odd the specifics of how they did this. You can protect seven forwards in three goalies now. Or seven forwards three defense arguably thank you seven forwards three defense and goalie. Or eight skaters and go so if you wanna protect that forced defenseman. That means that three forwards come off of your protection list. It's it's an. You know in my first look I thought that doesn't seem to make sense but what it really does is it forces GMs to acknowledge that pop fort offense are really top again. If you've got four of them fine you can keep your four. But you're gonna expose a really good for Anaheim's in the spot your Anaheim you're gonna have to make a decision you probably gonna trade one of those defenseman. While we can protect in order to forward there's been a lot of talk a boat Sammy about men being that guy because they're looking. You have Cam Fowler you have Al back home. The Manson. And button you have three guys are four guys that they need to protect. The nice thing a boat Anaheim is they have literally two guys in the minors are on tourists I did Oreo half. I mean that that organization is a slow kid stocked with high end talented defenseman so. I mean I'm sure that debt now here's here's the thing like if you're trying to pluck one of those defenseman. Like I think you're gonna get a lot form. I can write play pay a premium to get that because everybody in the least going to be fighting for that exactly that defense. Anaheim should you would in theory be in good spot to. Say they wanna trade spots and maybe it's wherever. They're gonna get a forward that obviously they're gonna have either is they're gonna have to protect or isn't eligible to be protective like Sam Ryan hearted Jack Michael do not have to be protected. So if you're Anaheim and credible that just worked out for us well we're tougher ever bring that way that like Austin Matthews does not to be protected so if you're Anaheim you've got a couple ways to look at I trade one of those defenseman. Four for that I'm gonna protect but ideally I'm gonna trade him for. Maybe even a really skilled defenseman and I don't have to protect soul. The they've done I think they've done a good job at a level of intrigue to this the league is always. A little bit. Slowed realize that their fans want access to everything their fans are your diehard hockey fan and you want to know about the salary cap you wanna know. New trade clauses all that stuff in league in my opinion really slowed acknowledged that that stuff is. Coveted by other fans. So here we have the expansion draft and I just keep looking at the docks in you look at that you mention their names and their age or guys. Protecting for the sabres I don't think it'll be that typical filling out listen we're gonna protect its. Again a lot of there and the fact Reinhart and Michael don't have to be protected kind of like open everything up we know the Blue Line is is an area they need to improve wrist Salina McCabe and maybe we'll see I don't over the third offense and protect ultimately will be. Bogosian while you very high they might want someone they proposed name wanna protect the Goshen Christy Marie might think he has value on the trade market Timmerman Tiki can bring his game. Whether only two players in early in Africa can either be Josh Georgia's over Bogosian and one of those two and George's is one morial says deal. You know and not operative of salary so if you you would think if you want to go well known to gonna pick up Georgia's no one's gonna pick up Bristol her Bogosian so. That's about it being a point how good can Vegas beat. Mean I think market I think. Real I think they're going to be. Awful. I you can Wear and I bet the lock them in fort atlas. Dad last. The dignity if they gave the first pick that would have been nice public that 500 million dollars to join the league you guys have the third best odds to win the lottery. Thanks guys thanks a lot third. Even the best odds not even the number one pick. I think Vegas is gonna have a real tough time in its first year what freeagent go wanna go there what coach would want a coach there right away. C'mon. You've been to Vegas right I've been to Vegas. We're no longer there. Which you one wish it would you guys who live there. C'mon it's for for you years. The that you want it's exciting you wanna win. Do you want I play to win yes. You know everybody's talking about TJ Yoshi being a guy that there really gonna go after heart because he. He has that star power he has a face around. North America Europe fact he. He's the US anger and their thinking that they're gonna they're gonna go after hard and pay him the big dollars they're gonna overpay him and they don't have any problem doing that because they need. A feast of the franchise. My thing is. You really do think that they're gonna sock awful. I think I sold bad Alan you how many points I point Z I I totally disagree when he points put a number on how many portal Vegas seven its first year. I say less than seventy. They'll be awful. Maybe they get mark country Florie if they wanna grab him from Pittsburgh they leave my protected and he's a good goaltender. I just don't think. I think about the sabres this the sabres have last year 81. 81 points. Think about how long it's taken the sabres to go from a team that was a 54 point team. To get to lake even ninety biggest has not even a farm system. Thing yeah what happens when their players get hurt. Who gets called I can tell you this for example just for an example you have a player down an hour mark miners who easily with no question can play here and his name's Fijian. Garrett right when he played up here they want to hack a lot more games than they lost. When he was in the lineup he does a lot of very good thinks he's an older player why would he not be a guy that would go and sign. For the vet. Las Vegas firm team. To have an opportunity they have an injury he's an older guy that can solidify their depth system why would you go. Right I shouldn't bring them nerds are gonna get a tremendous amount of players that might be a little bit older their sprinkle in some draft picks and younger players but they're gonna sign a lot of guys because. Players. Don't play better mid middle aged. High end players in the American Hockey League are we gonna wanna play in the air their farm system. To have an opportunity to actually play in the NHL I think OK either I think they're gonna happen very easy. Time. Picking up a lot of very solid players I think their farm system. It's going to be a lot better than what people give him credit for. Here's the other thing they won't have any ion talent oh she's the best you've got so OK but I can't tell you they're gonna still have some very high end talent I believe that there's a lot of talent out there it's what they wanna do with their salary cap. And how they one of you know work that I believe that there's going to be defenseman out there that are going to be while that they're they're pretty darn good. I think the forward lines or they're not yours can be no star studded talented guy. But they're gonna have a lot of very good hockey players I believe that there's a lot of very good hockey players that are going to be out there. 8030550s. Or phone number amicable tweets to the show Scott Reitz and I believe because of Georgia's. No movement clause yet to be protected the only play the sabres have to protect his pulse that's it NHL. Released a master list of teams that forever team who they have to protect and it's only a postal for the sabre which is surprising because Bogosian I don't know movement. And Matthew tweets and Marc-Andre Fleury has a new movement clause that he castaways otherwise Matt Marie's the woman has to be exposed. Unless they buy out flurry. Work. What would he trade happy they're portrayed him before or that and find a home for him if he is no movement does he wanna be a number one again you know does he wanna. Get more appearances more games played. He's a big contract and may how many more years does he have on the idea I think it's through 20/20. You know solid like I recently checked because. The trade deadline Andrew Phillip pony used to work WG architects to me and asked about Demetric will call like comic book look off maybe that maybe the penguins kicked our circle cup. And then he asked at the sabres would have interest in flurry to which it said absolutely not I can't envision a scenario where they would memories probably gonna. Wanna sign Robin Robin Lehner truck contract for 112 years three years went out and all depends on Richmond by couldn't see them at all being it should mark under Florie. I I don't know. Would anybody who wants. Not to say he's worked let's put this you know. There's only 31 3031 teams in the league everybody heard he has they're number one. The number to use in this league. Could be number one I think on some T a lot of good there there's a lot of depth there's there's kids in the minors are skits coming out of college I mean there's a lot to. The goaltending position as it is pretty tough. You you need to be very good. Marc-Andre Fleury has played a very long time in this league. And number one overall draft pick he is. A guy that I believe. Vegas would love to have just because of his maturity. Maybe maybe. The thing about glorious you know. Contract and term of course matter quite a bit at a Columbus Andrew Peters who want to leave or is there in Columbus. With sabres captain Brian Gionta had a tonight's game. RA I'm I am with Brian John and down here here alignment down here Brian Gionta the Nationwide Arena in actually. GO before I ask you about it game tonight hugest gators and I understand real millions it is obvious. I'm more on its feet. Figuratively not literally. Hey listen. Tough time for the team right now you guys a seventeen games remaining. The captain's job keep everybody balance keep everybody on on the on an even keel and try to keep the room positive has that been difficult. Yes for sure it's tough we went into great care oh win in Florida six. We had a good chances. Me and they're closer or percentage to get there was much better is that it. We came out of great care pretty slow and we've had a tough go for us and sent but the last fifteen regular commuters teams underweight. To keep push in the right direction as the organization and make sure we're building in that winning culture who wanted Damon dale. Habit forming. Culture it's a team game but. You're having a good year man I mean let's let's be honest it. Not moved at the deadline you wanted to stay. Talk about your season mean to say it eat you just look like a rejuvenated player. And with more more players playing later and their careers forties and he got garnered might be a bit of an exception. Is that something that. You're thinking about her dying or is it just finish this season see where Kos blog on players laws. Ken ladies that I feel good I came and this years younger. And I did my body feels good my buddies will not well sort of a social pressure I'm loving what I'm doing. But we're going all there every ninety being so I want to do is always attempt. My last question is does does the grind get old I only played six years in the NHL so you played what fourteen now so I'm in May be more sorry if I got there are much. Is a good how is a grind where on the body and an older man's body know. This I call it old man but I read in this league you know men. It's you know it's. The way we travel Holland. Where restate its its. And you talked him first class seats and the plane food everywhere. Five star hotels. You know. Heidi the biggest crime is is under family when mr. ominous Americans. And it. Besides that. Just lastly quick quick thought on the crop the young players at the sabres have you seen a lot of guys daily that he's Kerry you've seen a lot of guys. What are your thoughts on these young players and the future of savers I think that's where we need to. This team continued leader going futures. Bailey's Rodriguez's. Nazis those guys viewed as a carrier the depth into the future. Obviously your rights in on those guys. In charge needs him to come in and play well for this team and fun on an actual. Elected you brought drugs have agreed. Years please well. Converted cinnamon who. Cardinals game action well in these actors did you ports are right that's cows sabres captain Brian Gionta back to Jeremy Craig back at studio that is to gators and there their biggest fan right here Brian Johnson. I'm XP and Peters enough Columbus with Brian Gionta. TV how many times that he Collie got old. Let. Saw a man that's funny I'm. Nice work nice work done to Columbus for tonight's face up a week we should talk O'Brien jumping on talk while he's in it feels good. Is Brian's job to back next year I. After that interview right there I'd no one really knew kind of where were Brian's thoughts work. No question. No question Brian wants to come back I mean it would be silly for the GM not to bring a player like that back he is exactly what this team needs. He can still play at a high level of hockey too so. Without question. As captain. Without question and as what would you ever bring a player back that was your captain. Nick knowing you know and I'm not saying your stripping him of disease sometimes on a guy gets stripped of the seeds you know what dramatic thing but. Would it be a situation where you bring them back for the of the veteran presence while also may be moving the seat to Ryan O'Reilly maybe you think that's the you know maybe he's the captain on the life and in the super friends like park but the stuff so. Would you bring him back. What moved to see orders but does that have to win all my heart that it is in a package deal my question is wire to wire you can move to see what because we need your thought maybe you envision. O'Reilly is the guy to even voice while he was just gonna be the guy anyway and then it turns out. I I don't know if I a coach or a team would plan like that a G Gionta is entering the final year of a deal to think like RO Reilly is giving the captain. John the place so well I think I'll bring him back another year. Oh we were gonna make this Soledad captain. If the players vote and I just wonder if there's any anyway separate those two nodding in the past that happened just I wonder if the lawyers voted on. That's it would be literally a 100%. Would mean 99 it would be a 100% Brian Gionta appears with no question he is the leader of this team. I mean it is not even something that we should be discussing if Brian Gionta comes back he is the captain. There's no question are there going to be some players on this team and that start to grow as individuals and how of more of a voice that's exactly what you want. That's exactly what you want you want one guy talking Brian. Gionta does not want to be the only guy talking in this dressing room and having to motivate and and channel and and guide these guys. He wants help. Captains only as good as his support. Because there's not just one voice in the locker room there's many voices and and if you have that that collective. Leadership group that's when you know that you that your in good hands. Industrial 550 how about the guys he mentioned Cuba favorite so far the way you've seen them play Bailey Baptiste. Evan Rodriguez he talked what the young guys filling in adaptive favored long elect. I you know what I think. I've I've been actually pretty impressed with all the might think. The most the surprising to me. Is. Ivan Rodriguez because he's a little bit unknown Timmy I think he was playing right wing they convert them to center he's a very Smart player. He I watch him on the ice and here's the thing I don't just watch the game of hockey I watched the little things that these players do the the reads that they make. Arm he's a very intelligent hockey player he's. He's being used on the penalty kill he's an ice skater he can make plays I think. Eyes you're giving a little bit more Heinemann competence I think that you can get more of a player like god Justin Bailey has had I I really like what I see. He's the same thing with more time and confidence and allowing him to grow into a position instead of just giving them something. There's a lot of good things you know I mean Baptiste was very impressed when he played with Jack and he's fast he's dynamic and he's a goal scorer and you know there's there's a lot of good there's a lot of very good signs coming from from our from our youth. I think about Rodriguez it's funny how with Bailey. You knew it was coming but it pales common eventually he'll be here he gets to stay with the team looks good goes back down like that that's people been watching the Bailey. Growth with Rodriguez. As a watching he showed up and it's kind of like oh. Alice got duped into yet so I don't know where you just. He looks pretty good. All right Daryn Gregor his weekly spot will hit that coming up next so don't go when he whirled talk about Thompson Speedo. All the NHL rumors and rumblings all that's going on including that four game suspension for Speedo and what happened that penguins jets game. Investigators continues here on WGR and MS chief with Darren Gregor next. Presented by MP Carol hard. Welcome back investigators here on WGR Sports Radio 550 and MSG my name's Jeremy White filling in for Andrew Peters today alongside. Craig wrote today and this time of the week. They're regular TSN joins the show so we're happy for him on via Skype there aren't good morning. Good morning good good fresh off GM meetings ago lots talk about Vegas expansion draft. The golden knights won one they'll be competitive the coyotes Thompson's DO as well. So while lots to get to the sabres in Columbus tonight we opened the show on a ligature Basra quickly on the Blue Jackets. Because they went from below the sabres in the standings to. Over a really good team they looked tremendous. What do you think has been the biggest difference for the Blue Jackets from last year when their and they really disappointing season Dieter supposed to be a hot team last year. Fell apart and I'll this year they've they've climbed up pretty big. Well there's there's a few things obviously it needs multiple ingredients to act in Denver on Robertson. An NB a sure fire playoff team doesn't matter let's see who are the one who jacks. From meeting one of them being greedy and this is good you know. You know radar to be you know be established themselves and there were some early growing pains but. Yeah they didn't run into this triggers a series of injuries that are crippling to the team I think that the had to endure and go through he's. So Goodell is he's one of those things a little inning and period while he has been tremendous pretty much liar liar see you on closes up the remainder of the regular season. But I don't think that they thought real good balance in Columbus right now John Terrelle deserved credit. You know no one gave him enough credit. You know when when he was hired by the Columbus Blue Jackets and how things went there but he's changed his approach he's got more time now with the ball and all the younger player. Yeah I think it that's what we're seeing an emergence. Perhaps he doesn't get enough credit again. When you look at those players who were black or the Calder trophy so I think the balance between Olympic. With the good better poor plus the use lifting Los all people heading into hell are you a lot of reasons why well Jack's. 800. Joining us here on the instigators are you refresh back from the GM meetings. Lots to come out of that including. But what's the latest on the Olympics and I know Jake Dvoracek seems to be pretty upset because of the owners and Gary Bettman appear to be dragging their feet on the Olympics. Right well. Well there's this sound like oh. Line and you know for any investigated on Twitter were. You're an. You EG 4 o'clock though that deputy commissioner bill in the race here whether. The Olympics I was in this ground. Color wheel and Indies not so I'm. Enough lecture why we're tech is using his opportunity now what. I I think that you know he seeks on the good number of dollars. Maybe not the majority. But. The players wanna go to Seoul Korea. In 2018. And were kicked him out claiming he said that it Intel positioned its nuclear and basically ridiculous at all. I don't know that they'll be back but he's among players who obviously wants that was her. They talked a boat dock coach's challenge things like that what came out of the meetings anything that they're gonna do to make this game better. I'm really. A and that's a good thing right soccer. Honestly you know luck is the game is pretty old theory we can dissect it. I'm million different ways is it too defensive something it is. Yahoo! did you coaches play or rule now. In the outcome of gains. And is there reason to perhaps there being an end at least in one area. That you think that there is something. Or recommendation. Where are you cannot call vote to keep your players time to rest that 32 span after icing off. They'd been working this the American League. It lightweight cotton this year the first through the PA and Ali. Competition committees all will see but that was brilliant mind your week. Now it's significant that need it to the GMs really enjoy using the NHL as like a testing ground for almost everything. Almost everything. Very respectively organization leaders rep our relationship with the American hockey IQ. That the Angel doesn't you don't necessarily always enjoyed being test ground you know war the national equity but. David Cruz commissioner of the American equities or thinker so there all Obama. Separate issue and race might be great for national hockey in general you know I don't think at the update don't be using three and three at CE. And how opulence and Kirk and shoot outs in the American soil. Yeah the feedback they get from the eighty kill specific issues you know well at 33 woods and turned into. You know pretty entertainment. And entertaining article over time now. You know back to the icing. Call time out to your your voice rest. You know I mean those that are those that are situations where it makes sense to use the American Hockey League and the American Hockey League doesn't mind. Starter joining us here on MSG NW GR here in the instigated Darren any movement I know like sometimes these things happen with the speed of a glacier. Any momentum movement towards 321. It seemed coming in it was being talked about a little more don't expect massive change. But are we getting any closer to. It turns achieving points again yeah. I can't tell it your right pocket this 30 well I'm obligated baton to I'll. Yeah that first introduced this you know that seemed a little strange you earn extra point. With a skill competition and I. You generally has changed but. When it comes to the general. Here's and the border guards caretakers of the national obviously you know they're not moved enough to encourage three going. Winds for the win in regulation or look at the points system or the structure and and how strong. I change that they did you have been changed by and let us. I think the reason is pretty obviously very is. Off the golf teams today and still linebackers well. You know in the Eastern Conference playoff race and were approaching mid march if me. You know the parity is tremendous and from the commissioner's perspective. I'm sure that easy that parity in certain markets is a pretty clear example I'll tell you tell us right now I don't. There's not gonna take it changed. Wanna get the Thompson Steve oasis Benjamin as you mentioned parity. It'll be. The first year the Las Vegas is in the league next year we talked about a last segment how competitive can they expect to be there using the expansion draft of course will have free agency. They of the third best lottery odds. What would you expect from Las Vegas in terms of icing a competitive team. The bill we can they're going to feel the pain in the you know they'd like 150 dollars. And you know get a full collective cash ops. Every NHL team through the match under it's like going to lose one very good player is in the east are color no it's not envious are color but. Media player that has the press opportunity. And he takes saw in in Vegas with the golden. That's that's he's in there scenario for George McPhee these guys are realists knew Jorge would be a long time and it killed. There are now. He knows that you be patient who built. Playoff contending even and ultimately it's and so there's no grand illusions. If nights there are going to be in the eighteen year. But depending on the group that carried his oval. The merely dealing McPhee can do. Maybe bite your three year war era well positioned to ask the goal. Well they struggled credibility in in free agency all George McPhee obviously gives him a little bit of that but. The coach is gonna matter players won't know what it's like to live and play there yet they might not know the owner so how I think bill will fare in that respect. I think because it matters. A lot to be honest and you George McPhee. Is one of them well respected men in here so. Irene is key and yeah yeah influence. Kelly proven low on our American friends probably wouldn't know great deal these highly respected document he. Is owned and operated brand leaking NCAA at all in the western our QB yeah Brandon Manitoba. War a couple of decades now this guy's been around. You know. Pretty much his entire life so problematic. Instead go. I think they're going to be okay is map and going out hierarchical that probably at some experience Whitney differences. For media empire is going be significant mean ripping telling you. You know players an opportunity or the term of the contract matters. You know the appliances. How you write. Fair market value. Let opportunity in the fit your right players well. Coaching in it pretty significant role in making that decision. There is going to be big hype around this expansion draft and all the stuff that comes with it. Right now I'm hearing that they do not want to have the expansion list public. Ray war is going online. This could that's part of the whole thing. Everybody wants to be able all the fans all the people all the players. I think. Want to see these lists they wanna be able to have some fun and put their own team together and maybe have a lot of fun with this I I do not understand why they wanna keep this quiet. Martin Stan went. Are. You what is going to do with me like. A little more because. I tried on Liz Mair the I mean every minute media the NHL. Media content is is going to be digging in the organization trying as now what now. Is it you're not gonna get all thirty teams but like your chances of getting a good chunk of them. I don't disagree that it's a missed opportunity here now. I don't know the doors entirely welcome and certainly sounded like. You will not directly they're going to go according to deputy commissioner bill daily meetings I'm not on Wednesday that. Maybe not black and you know again in the eighties and look from the fan based Lou urged the NHL to get approached. But I can tell it's like you know yeah a low sugar sensitive to club business. The upper body injury lower body injury that stuff flight. So yeah I only had different unit share our concerns. This year you are believe that irony great talking point. I'll sell some sizzle around this opportunity. But. They may want to leave it to the individual clubs and that's the case I see our and be willing to disclose. Parent trigger here on the investigators. How about Toms to steal what happened between the penguins in the jets earlier this week which which your take on the overall. The spectacle it became Malkin and Wheeler going at attendance is Tito and he gets a four game suspension. All. I'm lucky that you know I. I did a fighting series. Which I Ayers yes honestly it to Bart series lines lightning. Why is is revolutionary errors that evolution. And so we're hearing this week and the timing was wasn't it you never know when the Olympics yes Pittsburgh and I think there's property that are available tonight but from expert perspective. On beauty you go back to February 16 we know that lake there. She hit by getting. You know perhaps should have gone with the simple he'll be the other night as part of the record you shouldn't buy. There were other elements of that in February 16 at Pittsburgh hit him through on Justin tool to his injured on let you know how. Hollering absolutely for our league mine was injured on that play. And yet they kill didn't step in the eighties he there was any reason to let this went. So. As an NHL general accurate head coach Matthew reportedly. Stealing American marketing. They call and he does look as you can do I. The suspect it was where I thought it would be one that three game suspension but I think they Tenet. An expert in the eighth floor debate and than the other shenanigans that went around. You mention your your piece on the decline of fighting. Do you believe it's evolutionary think eventually it will come back or this downward trend in the number of fights for game and the number of fighters employed will continue to go down. I think it'll it'll continue to trend now we never going to eliminate from. They're no one now I talked to in this series and it didn't occur to raise your life you know talk to. A number of junior Robert Moses blah. You're the professional guys don't see any or they don't want to legislate fighting game that it has been an evolution. You'll with the rule changes that are quite honestly the salary it's significant impact. On the type player to listen to players developing some creditors while you there's no such thing as a one dimensional player anymore because those players don't play in the theater systems it'll play in the US HL. They don't play in Canadian marketing and we don't play in the NCAA we're playing here. So it's kind of naturally the Oscars off. They do you have a new like we all have respect for you Denny Malkin in what he's done throughout his career. But do you have a new found respect for this player the guy is second in scoring in the National Hockey League. And he knew what he had to do. He put a dirty hit on Blake Wheeler he wanted to answer the bell he's he he eluded to after the team that. This is what had to be done and you know what I have to respect the game. And you know I would noted and it would be added. Couldn't agree more on her birthday we know. You know the type player in the span. And he is no lead highly skilled offensive weapon. And it broke the well in this game. Com but. There's accountability you know I know you know. Players take Collie play with great pride and when you made that statement made be me well and well. Now they see on the look at me like that stand while Wheeler was that it was a bit cheap shot and handle it's well now. He's not a fighter he's never going to be Iger didn't play that game at times. Well isn't afraid to go and dirty areas that they like to say so well. Are you looking out is business absolutely damp or let you go Arizona with the latest what's gonna happen with the coyotes thanks. Mean this is continuing to VS army masses. You know every year there's something political. Power around this organization get dark well. You know that is the misery players the league doesn't happen interests you in the years coyotes leading Arizona. But they know that they can't stay in Glendale long term it's funny actually just. Says he's as an ownership and Arizona and other options in the Ali lots of people who is on sale. It's a lot of those options become reality this negative stuff and continue to play this. Right there and for obvious guy here on investigators in the lead here thanks very much next week. Thought you do. Thanks to mr. Greer. Weekly appearance here on the investigators we've got one more segment to come when we get back I'd ask you about Alex need Lander which had the game winning goal. This week and and assess. You know young guys league of men in the AHL a good sign some people wonder about is competence. We'll hit on that before wrap things up here and again reminders sabres Blue Jackets like 7 o'clock. Game. We're back with more of the instigate it's presented by MP Carol hard. The last couple notes here audience the gators Jerry white filling in for Andrew Peters today with Craig or of a couple things to get to I mentioned it. Alex the latter game winning goal and an assist for Rochester he's a young kid playing in the NHL. Which Greg is always referred to as a league of men lot of NHL caliber players that are in the NHL. And and playing for their livelihoods. So from the Lander an adjustment for short putts and Nestle signed game winning goal and an assist and will competence in little motivation. Well you know what he is an eighteen year old player he's probably the youngest player and in the American Hockey League right now. He's playing with men this is not like playing in junior hockey where Iran. Rand ramped even at a young age of seventeen and put up all these goals and points he's in a big boy league now this is men these guys this is their job they treated very seriously. And you know what listen he is wrong with noted go one of that the most skilled. Young players of his age but he has things to work on things to learn on how to play the game properly right now. He's got all this skill but he's little bit more her perimeter player and you know he has to understand the game more and and this is. A great opportunity for patience is tough and sports I mean moral guilt him. Thank you think threatening. John Murphy shows on the way press conferences from Micah Hyde Jordan poirier and Mike Colbert is well Micah Hyde in Studio One o'clock. Mike Tolbert in studio at 130 and live free agency updates with Mike Judea spot tracked dot com. Buffalo guy gonna keep you up to date on contracts and aerials all that good stuff it's been busy couple days for the bills. We'll keep things rolling so stay tuned John Murphy show is on the way next here on and that's key in on WTO.