• Announcements

    • StealthNuck

      Forum-specific Rules   07/11/2017

      These are board specific rules for the Trades and Rumors forum designed to provide organization and a better experience for everyone. Please review these rules before posting new threads. 
        THREAD ETIQUETTE   1. Please search for an existing thread before posting. This forum can be very fast moving, so it's understandable if redundant threads are inadvertently posted. In such a case, please use the report feature to request removal of redundant threads.    2. Provide a clearly identifiable topic title so that users can readily understand the content. The title should include any and all teams involved, as well as player names or other personnel involved as appropriate.   3. All trades, signings, rumors and other news MUST include a linkable source. Simply posting the name of the source is not enough. Effort should also be made to copy and paste the full article, or at the very least the relevant portion of text from the source to the first post of the thread. Moderators may remove low-quality threads in favour of high-quality threads. 

      Affixed to the front of your title should be a label that identifies the type of transaction that is taking place. For all trades use [TRADE]. For all signings use [SIGNING]. For all waiver-wire transactions use [WAIVERS]. For all rumours use [RUMOUR].
      For articles or news items that don't fit into the above categories, affix an appropriate label of your choice such as [NEWS], [ARTICLE] or [MISC].   4. When the status of a thread changes a new thread can be created. The new thread should reflect the change and help focus the discussion on current events. e.g. Someone may create a new thread when a rumor becomes a trades. The old thread will be locked by the moderating team.    5. Do not misrepresent the contents of your thread or post false trades or rumors. Trolling will result in a permanent suspension. 

      SOURCES   The following source types are considered INVALID. Any links to posts or threads on other message boards Any links to personal blogs Any news heard on the radio that does not have a link to an audio vault or podcast Any news seen on television that does not have a link to online video Any news spread by word of mouth
      Additionally, certain sources may be be blacklisted due to poor credentials, clear traffic-mongering etc. Blacklisted sources will be posted here. 
      Thank you for your co-operation and please PM the Administrator or Moderators if you have any questions, concerns or suggestions regarding this forum.

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Lonny_Bohonos_14

[Rumor] Jamie McBain (Carolina) Available?

Recommended Posts

Darren Dreger@DarrenDreger 1m

Jamie McBain's name has surfaced in trade market. Carolina sounds open to options on return. 25 year old will attract offers.#tradecentre

One more year at 1.8 (cap hit) then a RFA. Right handed shot. Defenseman.

Pierre LeBrun@Real_ESPNLeBrun 1m

As @DarrenDreger tweeted earlier, I'm also hearing Jamie McBain is available in Carolina... has one more season on his deal at $1.9 M

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Wouldn't be a horrible pick-up, but he's never played a playoff game and has 6 points in 26 games this season including 0 in his last 12.

JR will probably overvalue him, but if he could actually be had for a "hockey deal" and not an inflated deadline deal he'd be a decent pick up.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Pick him up just so that we can make McBain (Simpsons) jokes.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

We desperately need a righty now that garrison is settling in nicely on the right side

We need a righty in our 7/8 defensemen spot

McCain might be available but that's doesn't mean they are gonna give him away, they are gonna want a fair bit for him

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

There's a somewhat interesting pattern in his stats.

GP G A P PIM +/- 2009-10 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 14 3 7 10 0 +6 -- -- -- -- -- 2010-11 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 76 7 23 30 32 -8 -- -- -- -- -- 2011-12 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 76 8 19 27 4 -7 -- -- -- -- -- 2012-13 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 26 1 5 6 12 +9

His highest point seasons with the Hurricanes came with a bad +/- rating, but his lowest point seaons come with a good +/- rating. It appears that offensive risk-taking didn't work out for him, so he's gone back to a more defensive style.

Maybe he could work out here if he's instructed to be Edler's stay-at-home partner like Salo used to be, but without watching any Carolina games (please fill me in on this if possible), I just can't conclusively say it will pan out that way.

I also don't know what to expect other teams to give up to get him. Philly could very well outbid us, given their well-documented need for quality top-4 defense.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've watched a few Carolina games, and he definetly impressed me with his offensive instincts a few years back. He is definetly an offensive guy and has some size.

Think Tanev with much more offensive skill, but a little less composure with the puck in the d-zone

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Darren Dreger@DarrenDreger 40s

Surprise and instant interest from NHL teams upon hearing Jamie McBain's name as trade target. #tradecentre

Not sure what Carolina would be looking for. Their offense is shored up for the foreseeable future with Staal's, Skinner, Semin. I assume they still plan on moving forward with Cam Ward in net.

I guess their defense could use some help.. Maybe looking to move a young offensive defenseman for a steady stay at home guy?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Darren Dreger@DarrenDreger 40s

Surprise and instant interest from NHL teams upon hearing Jamie McBain's name as trade target. #tradecentre

Not sure what Carolina would be looking for. Their offense is shored up for the foreseeable future with Staal's, Skinner, Semin. I assume they still plan on moving forward with Cam Ward in net.

I guess their defense could use some help.. Maybe looking to move a young offensive defenseman for a steady stay at home guy?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

ive wanted us to try and get Mcbain for quite some time. It wont be cheap probably, but hes a right handed shot, signed for a year. Would be nice if we can rekindle our trading past with Carolina.

They might trade Mcbain if a team is willing to take J.Jokinen aswell, which im not opposed to either.

Question is, what do they want? Id move a 2nd round pick in this years draft as part of the deal. Any pick but our 1st should be on the table until we see what the return is for luongo.

hamhuis bieksa

edler Mcbain

Garrison Tanev

The above D pairings are alot more well round, problem still is of course Ballard. But we should really just dump him for a prospect or a couple picks to shed salary. Keeping all these high priced D men and 2 pricey Goalies has to come to an end, hopefully soon

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

ive wanted us to try and get Mcbain for quite some time. It wont be cheap probably, but hes a right handed shot, signed for a year. Would be nice if we can rekindle our trading past with Carolina.

They might trade Mcbain if a team is willing to take J.Jokinen aswell, which im not opposed to either.

Question is, what do they want? Id move a 2nd round pick in this years draft as part of the deal. Any pick but our 1st should be on the table until we see what the return is for luongo.

hamhuis bieksa

edler Mcbain

Garrison Tanev

The above D pairings are alot more well round, problem still is of course Ballard. But we should really just dump him for a prospect or a couple picks to shed salary. Keeping all these high priced D men and 2 pricey Goalies has to come to an end, hopefully soon

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Wouldn't be a horrible pick-up, but he's never played a playoff game and has 6 points in 26 games this season including 0 in his last 12.

JR will probably overvalue him, but if he could actually be had for a "hockey deal" and not an inflated deadline deal he'd be a decent pick up.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Pierre LeBrun@Real_ESPNLeBrun 2m

more Rumblings, http://espn.go.com/blog/nhl/post/_/id/23113/rumblings-sens-goalie-bishop-in-play …

McBain's name comes up

One new name popped up Monday as potential trade bait: defenseman Jamie McBain.

I'm told the Carolina Hurricanes would be willing to move him if the offer was right. McBain is not a rental; he has one more year on his deal at $1.9 million in salary and $1.8 million on the cap. He's an intriguing name, to be sure, a guy who can provide some offense from the back end.

Speaking of the Hurricanes, I'm also hearing that, despite clearing waivers last week, forward Jussi Jokinen continues to generate interest from other teams that want Carolina to take a player back in return. So he could definitely move before Wednesday's deadline.

Jokinen is a player the Vancouver Canucks have on their radar, although I would say he's not at the top of their list.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.