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by Diehard1
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Offseason grades so far
Replies: 532
Views: 14421

Re: Offseason grades so far

Hi Rikster, If the point to be made was trading high picks doesn’t matter then it’s about as disingenuous as it gets. The Hawks foundation was built on high picks - Kane, Toews, Keith, Crawford, Seabrook, Bolland, Ladd, Cam Barker (remember him?) were all Hawk picks who played in the team and either...
by Diehard1
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020
Replies: 1434
Views: 40227

Re: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020

This is getting scary. The board is moving towards consensus. Don’t worry it’s short term until training camp starts. This place would be boring without some good back and forth. If nothing else it will be nice to go into a season with the hope of making the playoffs - been too long since that was ...
by Diehard1
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Offseason grades so far
Replies: 532
Views: 14421

Re: Offseason grades so far

Real nervous the other shoe is Jake. Not for dumping his peanut sal but the sweetener needed to dump bigger sal. I know he has his share of detractors and that's fair, I'm not totally sold on him either nor am I confident he's on the verge of turning any corners, but reality is the chance is there ...
by Diehard1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Offseason grades so far
Replies: 532
Views: 14421

Re: Offseason grades so far

Hi Rikster, Regarding the Hawks, they have 3 cups in the past 10 years. Who really cares if they have any of their own 1s rounders on their team if that’s the case? I saw that comment too and I have no idea what the point was - should you trade your picks? Keep them and trade for other players? Only...
by Diehard1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: 2019/20 Pacific Division
Replies: 52
Views: 3131

Re: 2019/20 Pacific Division

Canucks with Myers, Miller, Ferland in. Spooner and Hutton out. I'd say the Canucks are the most-improved in the Pac. Yep probably are the most improved. Had a lot of ground to make up though. Flamers, Vegas, Sharks still better than Nucks. Yotes around the same with Kessel and likely a full Raanta...
by Diehard1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Offseason grades so far
Replies: 532
Views: 14421

Re: Offseason grades so far

With the caveat that there’s still lots of time to make extra moves, my thoughts on what Jimbo et al have down so far: Draft - B+ - this would have likely been an A had they not traded away their 3rd rounder. Podz was a good, risky pick at 10. He wasn’t what I expected but then again I didn’t think...
by Diehard1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020
Replies: 1434
Views: 40227

Re: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020

. Cap Friendly>>>>>>>>these dudes are quick. https://www.capfriendly.com/teams/canucks 650am saying by with some player maneuvering, Technically, they still still go as high as 7, even 7.5 for Brock. Nah, doesn't allow for bonuses and that means placing some massive contracts in the AHL. It's techn...
by Diehard1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020
Replies: 1434
Views: 40227

Re: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020

Unconfirmed report: Today @ 3:29 PM ET Deal contains NMC in first 2 years then a Modified NTC in last 2 years. Also contains 2 million signing bonus. Not sure if this means he has to be protected in the expansion draft because is full NMC runs until June 30th. I thought he would have to be protecte...
by Diehard1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020
Replies: 1434
Views: 40227

Re: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020

Jake is a deal, cheap, fooking keep him for sure. The get rid of list: Eriksson Schaller Sutter Baertschi Miller Pettersson Boeser Pearson Horvat Goldobin Ferland Gaudette Virtanen Roussel Beagle Leivo Agreed. But if it costs us Jake to move Ericksson I’d reluctantly by ok with that. In a dream wor...
by Diehard1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020
Replies: 1434
Views: 40227

Re: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020

As others have said, lining Ferland and Virtanen on a 3rd line would be a terror on the forecheck. Can people just give it a rest on trying to get Virtanen out of here??? I just don't get the hate, or the devaluation, or whatever you want to call it. Virtanen is not a deal-sweetener, he's a signifi...
by Diehard1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020
Replies: 1434
Views: 40227

Re: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020

I’m not sure how much cap the Canucks have to worry about. I think if Boeser is signing for only 4 years as rumoured, the cap hit will be much lower than expected. Personally if he were signing long term, I’d say 7x7m or 8x8m is approximately what we should expect. If his contract is not buying int...
by Diehard1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020
Replies: 1434
Views: 40227

Re: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020

Man if they land Ferlund you know 2-3 forwards have to go. Other than the obvious Ericksson, perhaps they will unload Virtanen now. Only if Jake is a throw-in on the deal that unloads Loui. Jake is way too cheap this year to trade. He's played above his cap hit last year, and likely will again this...
by Diehard1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020
Replies: 1434
Views: 40227

Re: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020

https://www.tsn.ca/vancouver-canucks-sign-forward-micheal-ferland-to-four-year-14-million-deal-1.1335610 Good job Jim Yep it's a nice signing at those numbers - again a year too long but that's to be expected in FA. At least Bo has a winger to play with and the team should be better with Ferland in...
by Diehard1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020
Replies: 1434
Views: 40227

Re: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020

Perhaps he has a deal or two lined up but was waiting to ink Ferland. I suggested moving Virtanen as a sweetener in moving Ericksson. Virtanen is young, cheap and expendable now (if Ferland signs) Virtanen might be what it takes to move Louie. Normally a GM would have something lined up and make a ...
by Diehard1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020
Replies: 1434
Views: 40227

Re: Canucks News n Notes 2019-2020

Man if they land Ferlund you know 2-3 forwards have to go. Other than the obvious Ericksson, perhaps they will unload Virtanen now. Yep, I like Ferland as a player and his skill set is needed provided he can stay healthy. Concussion issues always scare me especially when a ton of his value is based...