The Great Jim Benning Debate! (And personal insult thread)

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Re: The Great Jim Benning Debate!

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:26 pm

Hank wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:00 pm
So why did Burke and Nonis get so little respect from Canuck "fans" when they did all the heavy lifting?
They did ? I think people knew who laid down the foundation of those teams. Wind it back a bit further and my old buddy Mike Keenan should get some props
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Re: The Great Jim Benning Debate!

Post by Hank » Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:19 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:26 pm
Hank wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:00 pm
So why did Burke and Nonis get so little respect from Canuck "fans" when they did all the heavy lifting?
They did ? I think people knew who laid down the foundation of those teams. Wind it back a bit further and my old buddy Mike Keenan should get some props
Yeah, they did.

Keenan should get some props for his typical slash and burn tactics. That was the only way to really move on from the Quinn era.

His moves started the initial success for the best era of franchise history, but the WCE were already gone or about to be when Burke and Nonis' CORE were being built and ended up even more successful.

They got Crawford and then AV, the most successful coaching staffs. The much maligned scouting staff they assembled is still being employed today. That's laying the foundation... the same foundation that Gillis was lucky enough to inherit for those amazing years when the CORE hit their prime.

Funny how "fans" will disparage the work to bring in the most successful CORE in franchise history and give the credit to GMMG, but then turn around and say how GMJB had absolutely nothing to do with Boston's success.
Try to focus on 1 year from now...

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Re: The Great Jim Benning Debate!

Post by Topper » Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:23 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
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Topper wrote:
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You wear it well.
Someone has to

I’m in the middle of 300 mm of rain in ten days.
LOL, spent an hour yesterday with the snow blower clearing the driveway. 5,000+sqft of asphalt 4" deep in white stuff.

How do you folks do that 4 months of constant drizzle interrupted by downpours?

Tomorrow I gotta take the kid to Mt Vernon for the weekend. Steven's Pass was calling for chains this morning but is clearing today in that rain you're getting.
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Re: The Great Jim Benning Debate!

Post by Uncle dans leg » Thu Dec 13, 2018 5:04 pm

Topper wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:23 pm


How do you folks do that 4 months of constant drizzle interrupted by downpours?

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Re: The Great Jim Benning Debate!

Post by Todd Bersnoozi » Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:01 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
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Chara, Bergeron, Lucic, Marchand and Thomas preceded him
JB advocated the trading of Seguin as well. That move set their franchise back big time.

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Re: The Great Jim Benning Debate!

Post by RoyalDude » Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:49 am

Todd Bersnoozi wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:01 pm
Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:34 pm
Chara, Bergeron, Lucic, Marchand and Thomas preceded him
JB advocated the trading of Seguin as well. That move set their franchise back big time.
Advocating, guilty by association, t’was not Jimbro’s decision to make as we all know the hierarchy there at the time, it’s not rocket science - trading Sequin goes bigger than a assistant GM at the time, “hey Cam, hey Peter I traded Seguin to Dallas”. In defence of Boston - Seguin was party central in 2011-2012 to the point of where his teammates were having to baby sit him, keeping him in check, looked like he was a bad egg in the making but hats off to Seguin for straightening himself out in Dallas, the trade woke him up
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Re: The Great Jim Benning Debate!

Post by ukcanuck » Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:14 pm

Strangelove wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:41 pm
Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:22 pm
Strangelove wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:17 am
Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:34 pm
Strangelove wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 9:42 pm
Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:09 pm
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Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:03 pm
Who was the real genius in Boston the year bettman gifted them the cup? I’m thinking it wasn’t Chiarelli.
Chara, the 2006 draft, the 03 draft , Canucks injuries and the officials gifted Boston a cup in that order
Ass one would expect, in Blob MckenSie's twisted mind Bruin's Assistant GM Jim Benning had absolutely nothing to do with it! :lol:
Chara, Bergeron, Lucic, Marchand and Thomas preceded him
I heard you the first time.

UK was wondering how much the genius had to do with the Cup win in Boston.

Your response paraphrased: "Nothing."
I didn’t say he had nothing to do with it.
Well I didn't see him on your list. :mex:
I was also inferring that Benning has done better with less than chiarelli has Edmonton.

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Re: The Great Jim Benning Debate!

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:20 pm

Edmonton is sitting in a playoff spot.

The Canucks are at least 8 points out when you factor in points pctg
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Re: The Great Jim Benning Debate!

Post by theman » Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:29 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:20 pm
Edmonton is sitting in a playoff spot.

The Canucks are at least 8 points out when you factor in points pctg
Not really relevant in my opinion because Edmonton got McDavid through lucky bounces of the balls. We have not been so fortunate, until 4 teams screwed the pooch in last year's draft.

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Re: The Great Jim Benning Debate!

Post by Strangelove » Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:52 pm

Lol, ole Blobbie wouldn't give the genius credit if he cured cancer...
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Re: The Great Jim Benning Debate!

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:57 pm

Nm
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Re: The Great Jim Benning Debate!

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:57 pm

Strangelove wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:52 pm
Lol, ole Blobbie wouldn't give the genius credit if he cured cancer...
What does he require credit for?
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Re: The Great Jim Benning Debate!

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:58 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:57 pm
theman wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:29 pm
Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:20 pm
Edmonton is sitting in a playoff spot.

The Canucks are at least 8 points out when you factor in points pctg
Not really relevant in my opinion because Edmonton got McDavid through lucky bounces of the balls. We have not been so fortunate, until 4 teams screwed the pooch in last year's draft.

I was responding to ukcanuck
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Re: The Great Jim Benning Debate!

Post by Strangelove » Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:59 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:57 pm
Strangelove wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:52 pm
Lol, ole Blobbie wouldn't give the genius credit if he cured cancer...
What does he require credit for?
Yup, that's our Blobbie McS. :lol:
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Re: The Great Jim Benning Debate!

Post by Strangelove » Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:00 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:58 pm
Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:57 pm
theman wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:29 pm
Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:20 pm
Edmonton is sitting in a playoff spot.

The Canucks are at least 8 points out when you factor in points pctg
Not really relevant in my opinion because Edmonton got McDavid through lucky bounces of the balls. We have not been so fortunate, until 4 teams screwed the pooch in last year's draft.

I was responding to ukcanuck
Ummm public message board there Blobster. 8-)
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