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Re: Canucks Young Guns

Post by micky107 » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:34 pm

I say, he's a freakin good goalie and would very much benefit from playing some NHL games this year.
He's not going to break ya know.
If he lets in 7 goals that doesn't mean: Oh my God! I'm not good enough for the bigs.
Let him see a few damn games. It can only help.
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Re: Canucks Young Guns

Post by Madcombinepilot » Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:54 pm

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Vic I'm looking at how the probable Vezina trophy MVP goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy was developed, the Lightning developed him by giving him SOME NHL games every year while they had Bishop there. There's no hard rule on how to properly develop a goalie, no proper template, it's just if he's ready or not.

Pekke Rinne, Cory Crawford, even Schneider got a few games in the NHL during their AHL development, it just helps give them a taste of the pro's on what they need to work on down on the farm, plus it's the ol' carrot and stick metaphor to reach the NHL full time eventually.

3-5 NHL games this 2017/18 season, 8 - 20 NHL games 2018/19 season while still a #1 goalie in AHL, before becoming a full time NHLer in 2019/20 would be my preference for the 6'4 Thatcher Demko.

I like the gradual introduction to the pro's, not two full AHL season's with ZERO NHL games then thrown to the wolves, I'd much prefer a few games now, a little more next year, then full time NHL backup before taking over.
we would have to be VERY carful on those few games.. I am with Vic where you don't want to see him get lit up and his confidence shattered. If we had him for a couple games against the likes of Arizona or another non-playoff/ underachieving team, it might be worth the risk.. but Rinne, Crawford, etc all had teams that could play defence in front of their prized rookie goalies.. we have a back of peaches that play in front of our goalies.

I would err on the side of caution and let him stay down there
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Re: Canucks Young Guns

Post by SKYO » Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:06 pm

A measly 3 games at the end of the Canucks season - on the road, will be extremely beneficial for the young tender for next season.


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Re: Canucks Young Guns

Post by RoyalDude » Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:02 am

Tryamkin Captain of his team leads the KHL in PIMs. KHL defenceman of the year! Has to be! You can't keep this thoroughbred from playing in the NHL. Amazing 3rd round steal by JimBro!
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Re: Canucks Young Guns

Post by Lancer » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:56 pm

SKYO wrote:
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Cory Hergott:

With his two points so far today, Comets’ Defenseman Philip Holm now has 30 points in 42 games and is now tied with Nikolay Goldobin for points this season, (Goldobin has played in 14 fewer games)
At what point is Holm going to get a sniff with the big club???

If he doesn’t get a call-up after the trade deadline, you wonder why they bothered signing him to a one year deal, as he likely won’t re-sign.
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Re: Canucks Young Guns

Post by SKYO » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:48 pm

I think Holm will get some games after the trade deadline,

Comets on a roll right now though, but Holm will def' get some NHL games before the season is over.
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Re: Canucks Young Guns

Post by Hockey Widow » Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:23 pm

Cole Lind just KO'd by a monster hit as he was cutting to the net. Knocked out cold and was down for awhile. No word yet on how he is but you gotta think concussion protocol will keep him out for a bit.
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Re: Canucks Young Guns

Post by Hank » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:19 pm

Adam Gaudette gets hat-trick in Beanpot Final. Wins tournament MVP.

Northeastern wins 5-2 over Brady Tkachuk's Boston U.
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Re: Canucks Young Guns

Post by RoyalDude » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:44 pm

What a beast mode draft pick, Gaudette is. Brilliance at its finest.
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Re: Canucks Young Guns

Post by Lancer » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:37 am

RoyalDude wrote:
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What a beast mode draft pick, Gaudette is. Brilliance at its finest.
Would it be too far a stretch to hope that this kid could turn out to be a Kesler-lite?

Funny thing, I saw a video of him getting the news that he was drafted by Vancouver. He was in the back yard of his family home and the whole family erupted in cheers and high-fives (likely because he got drafted period, vice getting picked by Vancouver per se). The thing I remarked at when I saw the video was, "This kid is one skinny shrimp. I sense a shot in the dark here, but what the hell? It's a 5th round pick."

Look at him now.
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Re: Canucks Young Guns

Post by RoyalDude » Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:43 am

After performance like that in an important game how does Gaudette not take home the Hobey Baker?

Gaudette is listed at 6'-1" - 185 lbs. same size as Kole Lind. When they mature the two of them will be playing around 195 lbs about. Jannik Hansen size
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Re: Canucks Young Guns

Post by SKYO » Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:50 am

Lancer wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:37 am
RoyalDude wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:44 pm
What a beast mode draft pick, Gaudette is. Brilliance at its finest.
Would it be too far a stretch to hope that this kid could turn out to be a Kesler-lite?

Funny thing, I saw a video of him getting the news that he was drafted by Vancouver. He was in the back yard of his family home and the whole family erupted in cheers and high-fives (likely because he got drafted period, vice getting picked by Vancouver per se). The thing I remarked at when I saw the video was, "This kid is one skinny shrimp. I sense a shot in the dark here, but what the hell? It's a 5th round pick."

Look at him now.
I like what Gaudette said recently as well, saying "Canucks had faith and drafted me, so I want to play for them"
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Re: Canucks Young Guns

Post by Hank » Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:25 pm

Guys do want to play here. They can see the upswing to a young, talented team and the opportunities.

Stay the course.

If players are happily signing with Edmonton & Winnipeg because they see a chance to win, we're going to be in a good spot again soon.
Try to focus on 1 year from now...

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Re: Canucks Young Guns

Post by RoyalDude » Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:44 pm

Hank wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:25 pm
Guys do want to play here. They can see the upswing to a young, talented team and the opportunities.

Stay the course.

If players are happily signing with Edmonton & Winnipeg because they see a chance to win, we're going to be in a good spot again soon.
Sssdshhhh, we need to keep everybody focused on Eriksson and Sutters contract, trading A 2nd for Vey, the disaster of resigning Gudbranson, the disaster of the Sedins returning, the disaster of not trading Hamhius and Vrbata, sssshhhh don't bring up what matters most - drafting and developing in which most agree, Benning has done quite well. Only Benning is not allowed to make questionable moves (see Chiarelli), ignore Boeser, Gaudette, Pettersson, Lind, Demko, Tryamkin. Just talk about Juolevi and Virtanen, sssssshhhhh. Most importantly ignore the shit show Benning inherited from Gillis and ignore the recent rankings of our prospect pool.... ssssshhhhj
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Re: Canucks Young Guns

Post by Topper » Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:56 pm

Pretty soon Kesler will want back.
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