Oh man. In retrospect I'm wrong about pretty much everything. Off the top of my head and pretty much just related to the Sens:
I was excited for Commodore and he didn't really work out here I was somewhat optimistic for Kovalev - I thought he could at least be a decent secondary scorer for us.
I liked the Gonchar signing and I'm still not saying the book has closed there. Let's see what happens next season.
I hated on Kelly for quite a while but he became awesome last year. I remember thinking Redden might turn it around a bit in his contract year but obviously that didn't happen.
I defended Emery and Meszaros and was reluctant about (thinking about) trading Schubert because I thought he had potential given his size, speed, and shot. This is probably the worst one LOL.
I didn't like the idea of Matt Carkner being on the team in 2009-2010 but he became a (minor) revelation at the time.
I remember a lot of us thinking JOB could be our future 2nd line C.
I defended Gerbage and liked the acquisition of Leclaire. I was also one of the people who hyped Elliott ("he reminds me of Belfour").
I majorly hyped up Swedish prospects like Hedman, MPS, and Larsson and then they slowed down in development before the draft. But obviously the book's not closed there.
I hyped Regin and then he had an awful year last year outside of a brief stretch where he, Spezza and Kovalev were the top line. But at least I protested last off-season that we couldn't write Regin into the 1st line C spot. Book's not closed there.
I was defending Foligno as a possible winger Fisher but I'm starting to think he won't be more than a 2nd/3rd line tweener. I guess he's kind of like Fisher mixed with Vermette but minus a little bit of offence.
At least I wasn't wrong about Cheechoo lol. And I defended Lee for a while and now at least it looks like he is/can become a serviceable defenceman. And I defended Spezza (but also Heatley, though I made it clear that I'd prefer to keep Spezza over Heatley).
Man it's been a a bit of a ride. I remember joining up in early 2007 on HB, after realizing how bad HTR was, back when the regulars were 504Heater, wprager, jamvan, and that guy who became mayoradamwest on HF but has kind of disappeared it seems. Back when our forum was just the comment section of Kevin Lee's articles.
I guess now's an OK time to say I probably won't be around much next season. Of course I'll still check in to see how everything's going but because I won't be able to watch many games I won't be able to provide my (clearly expert) analysis.