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Re: Canucks News and Notes 2017-2018

Post by Todd Bersnoozi » Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:01 am

Topper wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:29 pm
So I went back and looked at the FA signing thread to see what ruffles had to say. His only comment in the thread other than something about not liking Dorsett.

Not a word on Loui., but confusion on Bo.

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Reefer2 wrote:
Mon Jul 04, 2016 3:29 pm
If we want Bo to be a #1 centre then I should say he sucks, I said this about the Sedins and Kesler and look how they turned out.

So - Bo knows nothing, let him walk, he is a bum.

Get any pick for him ........
Now that is RELEVANCE!

Here is what Mr. RELEVANCE? himself had to sayfrom his spot atop tanknation
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Fri Jul 01, 2016 5:19 pm
Eriksson was one of the best talents avaialble, and EVERYONE gets overpaid on UFA day. If we aren't willing to go 6 years on him, he would sign elsewhere. Can definitely have the debate on wether or not we should've been players at all today, but you know this ownership/management refuses to see the writing on the wall and go for a rebuild. Loui will give us the extra 20-30 goals needed to move us 8-10 points in the standings and get us into that 10th-14th overall draft pick. But chances are there will be some nice goals with him and the Sedins lining up together.
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His deal isn't close to the worst one today. Lucic, Ladd, Backes are all far worse contracts. $6M for a 25-30 goal guy ain't bad at all. But we will hate this deal when he's 35, just like most of the other contracts signed today.
Well, if u really wanna bring up what ppl said in the past:
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Fri Jul 01, 2016 5:12 pm
Yeah, I'm not very thrilled with the Eriksson signing. He's a decent player I guess, but the term is definitely too long. I wouldn't mind a 2-3 year deal, maybe 4, but no way to 6. I guess that's the market rate for that kind of player. Yikes, he pretty much making Sedin dollars. I was impressed with JB when he showed prudence by refusing to give Iginla and Verby 3 year deals, now he gives a player of similar age/ilk 6 years. Ouchies! Sure, I get that he might be great with Sedins, but what about after? I think we'll get decent years out of him maybe 3 out of the 6 years.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes 2017-2018

Post by Todd Bersnoozi » Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:15 am

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Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:43 pm
Mr Eriksson is helping this team WAAAAAAAAAY more than those two could.

You're trying to make Mr Eriksson look bad... but you're actually making him look good.
I don't have to try to make him look bad, his play speaks for itself. I think most fans are getting tired of him. Most nites, he just skates around and it's hard to notice him. He doesn't look like he gives a shit and just seems to be here to collect his fat cheque.

U can continue to enjoy his game and watch him "helping this team", but personally, I'd drive him to the airport.


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Re: Canucks News and Notes 2017-2018

Post by Island Nucklehead » Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:47 am

Strangelove wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:29 pm
Island Nucklehead wrote:
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Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:36 pm

What part of "didn't comment on the FA signing at the time (July 1 2016)" did you not understand? :eh:

You linked not to "fluffery" but a fair October 10, 2016 assessment

Topper waited until he had a few weeks to observe Loui before commenting...
The signing was lauded as "decisive and bold" before the guy played a minute of real hockey for us.
No the signing was lauded as "decisive and bold" on October 10, 2016

... after the guy had displayed skills playing for your Vancouver Canucks.

But all this is irrelevant no? :mex:
The Canucks season started on October 15. I'm not sure what's worse, heaping praise on the BAD (Bold and Decisive) contract during the offseason in which it was signed, or coming to the conclusion it was a BAD decision after watching some preseason games.

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Re: Canucks News and Notes 2017-2018

Post by RoyalDude » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:04 am

2016 July UFA signings

Detroit - Franz Nielsen - 6 year - $31.5 million, 33 years old - 10 goals 5 assists

Islanders - Andrew Ladd - 7 year - $38.5 million, 32 years old, 9 goals 9 assists

Boston - David Backes - 5 year - $30 million, 33 years old - 8 goals - 9 assists

Edmonton - Milan Lucic - 7 year - $42 million, 29 years old - 9 goals 18 assists

Vancouver - Loui Eriksson - $6 year - $36 million, 32 years old - 5 goals 8 assists

Holland, Sweeney, Chiarelli, Snow, Benning

Nuckles and Bubbles, massively impressed with the work of Sweeney and Chiarelli. Holland - a GM legend. Snow bamboozled Chiarelli in the Reinhart deal. Benning in 4 drafts drafted Boeser, Pettersen, Gaudette, Demko, Tryamkin, Lind, Gadjovich. Gillis in 6 drafts drafts - the 1st and 2nd round picks - Horvat (at the expense of Schneider), Hodgson, Schroeder, Gaunce, Shinkaruk, Jensen, Sauve, Rodin, Mallet. Only managed a Hutton in the later rounds. Just awful
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Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:36 am

Lucic and Backes have performed fine over their season and a half. Backes has played 23 games this year and has 17 points. THe question was pertaining to Eriksson and whether he was worth his salary and whether it was a good signing. I guess you got confused.

As an aside please produce some evidence that I was or currently am massively impressed with the work of Chiarelli and Sweeney.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes 2017-2018

Post by RoyalDude » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:47 am

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Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:36 am
Lucic and Backes have performed fine over their season and a half. Backes has played 23 games this year and has 17 points. THe question was pertaining to Eriksson and whether he was worth his salary and whether it was a good signing. I guess you got confused.

As an aside please produce some evidence that I was or currently am massively impressed with the work of Chiarelli and Sweeney.
You and your wingman were throwing boquets at Seeeney for drafting MaCAvoy when with Boeser, Barzal, Connor, Chabot still on board he drafts Debrusk, Zorbil, Senyshyn. You'd think with 3 picks in a row he would have drafted 1 of those 4. We've all witnessed your wingman - Nuckles RECENT (very recent) praise singing for the rebuild - Chiarelli has done, LOL, so laughable, you've sang harmonies with him on some of those praises.

McDavid to Lucic is no different than what Gretzky was to Semenko. Ken Holland GM legend
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Re: Canucks News and Notes 2017-2018

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:47 am

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:02 pm
RoyalDude wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:43 pm
IN and Bubles still going hard at peddling their agenda.
And you too scared of your leader to offer an honest opinion on Loui’s first season and a half in Vancouver. Never change Dud
Never change.... dodge the question and bring up random signings and make shit up out of thin air but please continue to avoid the issue. It speaks volumes!! :lol:
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Re: Canucks News and Notes 2017-2018

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:50 am

RoyalDude wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:47 am
Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:36 am
Lucic and Backes have performed fine over their season and a half. Backes has played 23 games this year and has 17 points. THe question was pertaining to Eriksson and whether he was worth his salary and whether it was a good signing. I guess you got confused.

As an aside please produce some evidence that I was or currently am massively impressed with the work of Chiarelli and Sweeney.
You and your wingman were throwing boquets at Seeeney for drafting MaCAvoy when with Boeser, Barzal, Connor, Chabot still on board he drafts Debrusk, Zorbil, Senyshyn. You'd think with 3 picks in a row he would have drafted 1 of those 4. We've all witnessed your wingman - Nuckles RECENT (very recent) praise singing for the rebuild - Chiarelli has done, LOL, so laughable, you've sang harmonies with him on some of those praises.

McDavid to Lucic is no different than what Gretzky was to Semenko. Ken Holland GM legend
Lol so I liked the Macevoy pick (it’s ceryainly a lot better than the Juolevi pick) and then you type a pile of fluff and random shit pulled out of your ass. I never said any of it so I won’t take the time to defend it. Into the rubbing alcohol again last night I see.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes 2017-2018

Post by RoyalDude » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:55 am

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:47 am
Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:02 pm
RoyalDude wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:43 pm
IN and Bubles still going hard at peddling their agenda.
And you too scared of your leader to offer an honest opinion on Loui’s first season and a half in Vancouver. Never change Dud
Never change.... dodge the question and bring up random signings and make shit up out of thin air but please continue to avoid the issue. It speaks volumes!! :lol:
I have said recently "Am I fan of the Eriksson signing?" - No not really but no asset was lost in acquiring him and we are not an up against the cap team team competing for the cup. Big fucking deal. Is Benning the only GM in NHL UFA history to sign a UFA player like this? BC legend Ken Holland says hi. Get over it Bubbles it's NOT the Devestating factor you claim it to be. You're PoCo buddy Andrew Ladd says hi.
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Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:59 am

Yay!!!!! He actually answered a question people. I’m very proud of you for stepping out of line Dude. I know that you will incur Doc’s wrath for doing this but it will feel good for you to stand on your very own little bird legs and take a few small steps. Kudos to you big fella!! :thumbs:
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Re: Canucks News and Notes 2017-2018

Post by RoyalDude » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:59 am

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:50 am
RoyalDude wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:47 am
Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:36 am
Lucic and Backes have performed fine over their season and a half. Backes has played 23 games this year and has 17 points. THe question was pertaining to Eriksson and whether he was worth his salary and whether it was a good signing. I guess you got confused.

As an aside please produce some evidence that I was or currently am massively impressed with the work of Chiarelli and Sweeney.
You and your wingman were throwing boquets at Seeeney for drafting MaCAvoy when with Boeser, Barzal, Connor, Chabot still on board he drafts Debrusk, Zorbil, Senyshyn. You'd think with 3 picks in a row he would have drafted 1 of those 4. We've all witnessed your wingman - Nuckles RECENT (very recent) praise singing for the rebuild - Chiarelli has done, LOL, so laughable, you've sang harmonies with him on some of those praises.

McDavid to Lucic is no different than what Gretzky was to Semenko. Ken Holland GM legend
Lol so I liked the Macevoy pick (it’s ceryainly a lot better than the Juolevi pick) and then you type a pile of fluff and random shit pulled out of your ass. I never said any of it so I won’t take the time to defend it. Into the rubbing alcohol again last night I see.
You bobble Seeeneys Nutsax for drafting MaCAvoy but avoid his infamous shite drafts - 3 in a row, with Boeser, Barzal, Chabot, Connor still on board. You avoid the great Boeser pick at 23rd like it's the plague. However you were very pissed at times post Boeser draft for not drafting Konecny. LMAO
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Re: Canucks News and Notes 2017-2018

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:00 am

As an asside Andrew Ladd is from Ridge.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes 2017-2018

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:06 am

RoyalDude wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:59 am
Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:50 am
RoyalDude wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:47 am
Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:36 am
Lucic and Backes have performed fine over their season and a half. Backes has played 23 games this year and has 17 points. THe question was pertaining to Eriksson and whether he was worth his salary and whether it was a good signing. I guess you got confused.

As an aside please produce some evidence that I was or currently am massively impressed with the work of Chiarelli and Sweeney.
You and your wingman were throwing boquets at Seeeney for drafting MaCAvoy when with Boeser, Barzal, Connor, Chabot still on board he drafts Debrusk, Zorbil, Senyshyn. You'd think with 3 picks in a row he would have drafted 1 of those 4. We've all witnessed your wingman - Nuckles RECENT (very recent) praise singing for the rebuild - Chiarelli has done, LOL, so laughable, you've sang harmonies with him on some of those praises.

McDavid to Lucic is no different than what Gretzky was to Semenko. Ken Holland GM legend
Lol so I liked the Macevoy pick (it’s ceryainly a lot better than the Juolevi pick) and then you type a pile of fluff and random shit pulled out of your ass. I never said any of it so I won’t take the time to defend it. Into the rubbing alcohol again last night I see.
You bobble Seeeneys Nutsax for drafting MaCAvoy but avoid his infamous shite drafts - 3 in a row, with Boeser, Barzal, Chabot, Connor still on board. You avoid the great Boeser pick at 23rd like it's the plague. However you were very pissed at times post Boeser draft for not drafting Konecny. LMAO
Again I liked the Macevoy pick in and of itself and said so. I said at the time the Bruins shit the bed with those three picks how is that avoiding anything. I have given Elmer props for the Boeser pick multiple times. Who cares if I liked Konecny? I still think he will be a decent player. I was hardly “very pissed”. Please stop making things up buds , it’s getting a tad weak.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes 2017-2018

Post by Topper » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:48 am

Island Nucklehead wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:47 am
The Canucks season started on October 15. I'm not sure what's worse, heaping praise on the BAD (Bold and Decisive) contract during the offseason in which it was signed, or coming to the conclusion it was a BAD decision after watching some preseason games.
LOL, once again read the thread title my post you continue to quote was posted in. It is a season prediction thread. Get back to your soap dish.

If your reading comprehension could even rival ruffles, you would know my only assessment of Loui's play was his defense and pk work. His work in those areas and my assessment of that work continues unchanged to this day.

You even agreed at the time of the signing it was fair for a July 1 FA signing though you would have preferred option #3 stand Pat.
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Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:00 am

I said he was a good player at the time of the signing and that it was a good signing. I have now watched this loser for 1 1/2 seasons and clearly I was wrong - a conclusion I came to last season watching him go through the motions. Who could have predicted the twins would crater , there would be zero push from young players from within the organization and the team would be a league joke. What kills me is that posters will still cling to the fact that they think it’s STILL a good signing. It’s not. It’s a fucking disaster and it’s not a big deal to actually admit that. I guarantee Aquilini isn’t happy having this wet fart wear the puking whale.

Benning made a shitty signing. Full stop. It will be cleansing for some cult members when they can actually get around to admitting to it. Guess what cult members; he’s made a few more blunders too. And he’s also made some decent -good moves, though I don’t know if it will be enough to see him employed as the GM here past April.
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