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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Meds » Fri Dec 06, 2013 5:40 pm

$lacker wrote:Not sure how many of you have seen this or if it's even on the boards yet, but I'm pretty excited to see the final product:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4AwAYWUwUE


Yeah.....great......why not just call this Orca Change?
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Todd Bersnoozi » Fri Dec 06, 2013 6:51 pm

herb wrote:Too bad?? Yeah, too bad Gaunce has been traded from one of the worst teams in the OHL to the best. It really is a shame now that he'll be competing for a Memorial Cup instead of trying to keep a crappy team afloat. That can't possibly be good for his development... :lol:


OK, I'll be the first to admit that I'm not a very good writer, but I think some ppl here are not very good readers. All I said was "(t)oo bad, guess he won't be playing with our other prospect Jordan Subban anymore". U gotta read the whole sentence, but I guess it's too hard for some ppl. My point is that basically it's too bad that our 2 prospects won't be playing together anymore. God, some ppl here have the reading lvl of a 5 year old. :lol:

Anyways, if that's the way u want to play it, i'm game. U can say that it's good for Gaunce's development to play on a good team so he can win a championship. I can come back and say it's bad for Gaunce to play on a good team cuz it's filled with good players and it'll be easy for him to get lazy and let others carry the team. I say it's better for him to play on a poor team, so he can get more ice time and be "the man" who is relied upon to play in all situations and carry the team on his back. There u go son. There's always 2 sides to every debate/arguement, 2 sides to every coin. :P
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby rats19 » Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:06 pm

Its also possible playing on a good team raises the level of play and or learning...Raising the bar so to speak without raising it so high (NHL) as to promote failure
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby sagebrush » Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:03 am

High intensity competition in the OHL playoffs will be good for Gaunce.

He can work on that pace thing, that Sutter worries about.

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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Art Vandelay » Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:48 am

Todd Bersnoozi wrote:
OK, I'll be the first to admit that I'm not a very good writer


Easily your best point of that post.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Uncle dans leg » Sat Dec 07, 2013 11:25 am

Art Vandelay wrote:
Todd Bersnoozi wrote:
OK, I'll be the first to admit that I'm not a very good writer


Easily your best point of that post.

Given he is responsible for molding the next generation...
The future is...

Troubling
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Meds » Sat Dec 07, 2013 11:49 am

Todd Bersnoozi wrote:
herb wrote:Too bad?? Yeah, too bad Gaunce has been traded from one of the worst teams in the OHL to the best. It really is a shame now that he'll be competing for a Memorial Cup instead of trying to keep a crappy team afloat. That can't possibly be good for his development... :lol:


OK, I'll be the first to admit that I'm not a very good writer, but I think some ppl here are not very good readers. All I said was "(t)oo bad, guess he won't be playing with our other prospect Jordan Subban anymore". U gotta read the whole sentence, but I guess it's too hard for some ppl. My point is that basically it's too bad that our 2 prospects won't be playing together anymore. God, some ppl here have the reading lvl of a 5 year old. :lol:

Anyways, if that's the way u want to play it, i'm game. U can say that it's good for Gaunce's development to play on a good team so he can win a championship. I can come back and say it's bad for Gaunce to play on a good team cuz it's filled with good players and it'll be easy for him to get lazy and let others carry the team. I say it's better for him to play on a poor team, so he can get more ice time and be "the man" who is relied upon to play in all situations and carry the team on his back. There u go son. There's always 2 sides to every debate/arguement, 2 sides to every coin. :P


Why is it that players coming from winning backgrounds always seem to develop faster? Maybe because they build confidence and have been taught what it takes to win and have a foundation to stand on when facing adversity. This is especially true with players who do not project to be superstars who benefit from personal success, but rather play a more defined role within the team and are major contributors in ways other than scoring.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Boston Canucker » Sat Dec 07, 2013 2:34 pm

Yeah, there's not a GM alive who wouldn't prefer his prospects to be on top teams, to get them playing in tense, playoff games, going for championships at every level possible, get that experience, confidence,knowhow and also not getting used to losing etc. When Gaunce was traded Gillis was likely very pleased.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Todd Bersnoozi » Sat Dec 07, 2013 8:11 pm

Art Vandelay wrote:
Todd Bersnoozi wrote:
OK, I'll be the first to admit that I'm not a very good writer


Easily your best point of that post.


*haha* I'll take it on the chin on that one. Nice, that is the only point u can make and u fail to come up with a good rebuttal to my arguement. *clap* *clap* *clap* ;)

I may not be a very good writer, but at least I can read a sentence in context. 8-)


Uncle dans leg wrote:Given he is responsible for molding the next generation...
The future is...

Troubling


Yeah, ironic. Sometimes even I think it's messed up. The youth of the future are doomed. :twisted:
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Topper » Sun Dec 08, 2013 6:30 am

From SI this morning. Spud, one of Uncle Todd's kids?, is doing spell check for them.

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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby RoyalDude » Sun Dec 08, 2013 11:44 am

An interesting little tidbit, the two fourth round picks we gave Columbus in the great Pahlsson trade ended up being Taylor Leier and Josh Anderson. Both Leier and Johnson will be playing with Horvat and Shinkaruk at the 2014 WJC's

Johnson is Horvats teammate in London. Leier plays for the Portland winterhawks
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby herb » Sun Dec 08, 2013 11:55 am

Todd Bersnoozi wrote:OK, I'll be the first to admit that I'm not a very good writer, but I think some ppl here are not very good readers. All I said was "(t)oo bad, guess he won't be playing with our other prospect Jordan Subban anymore". U gotta read the whole sentence, but I guess it's too hard for some ppl. My point is that basically it's too bad that our 2 prospects won't be playing together anymore. God, some ppl here have the reading lvl of a 5 year old. :lol:


My reading comprehension, despite reading your "thots", is fine.

I don't see why there would be any benefit whatsoever to having Gaunce play on the same team as Subban. Gaunce is a guy we're hoping can make the team in a year or two, whereas Subban is a 4-5 year project.

Going from one of the worst teams in the league to the best, is nothing but good news for Gaunce. The higher pressure atmosphere that come with expectations, playing with better linemates, winning and getting valuable playoff experience will help Gaunce immensely as he transitions to the pros next year.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby RoyalDude » Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:01 pm

Gaunce development, one would think, will benefit from playing with the high flying Erie Otters.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby BladesofSteel » Sun Dec 08, 2013 1:52 pm

Canucks recall "Not-Shae" from the Comets this morning. Evidently, Torts was none too impressed with the play of AA Friday night.

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=438519
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby RoyalDude » Sun Dec 08, 2013 2:02 pm

BladesofSteel wrote:Canucks recall "Not-Shae" from the Comets this morning. Evidently, Torts was none too impressed with the play of AA Friday night.

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=438519


Another classic daring and exciting move in a consistent long line of many by the Canuck brass. All hail the reclamation projects that is standard per usual with this organization.
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