The Where & Why of Frattin and Kadri's Production In The Early Going
Several teams around the NHL have signed older players to help compliment and mentor a younger core and other news and notes from around the NHL.
"Are these the replacements? I didn't think they were going to do it this quick."
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We didn't realize what happened, how we got too young too early too fast. We got rid of veterans every year, and we're bringing in kids. We kept getting draft picks. We kept acquiring projects... Eventually when you have enough projects, you live in the 'hood.
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Former Islander Mark Parrish has signed a 25-game, minor league tryout with the organization, throwing another old vet into the club's stated youth movement.
"He knows where he’s at in his career," Herm Edwards said of Surtain. "He knows eventually he’s going to turn the torch over to these guys. That’s what the good pros do. They know when their time is coming. They start working to help getting the young guys ready to play."
That’s the curse of an older player who survives a massive veteran purge. He becomes a resource for the younger players.