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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby herb » Mon Jan 13, 2014 1:58 pm

It's pretty awesome that the Canucks got Fox for absolutely nothing.

It's amazing how fast the Canucks' cupboard went from completely bare to having a number of intriguing prospects.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby mathonwy » Mon Jan 13, 2014 2:57 pm

http://vansunsportsblogs.com/2013/12/28 ... ey-should/

Interesting read for those that don't know.

If Fox turns out to be the next Dave Bolland for us, do we give gitch80 credit or do we give ol bug eyes the credit?
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Per » Mon Jan 13, 2014 3:59 pm

Well, what does Dane Fox say?

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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Todd Bersnoozi » Mon Jan 13, 2014 4:19 pm

Per wrote:Well, what does Dane Fox say?



*LOL* He'll probably say that if he becomes a regular with the Canucks in a few years and scores his first multi-million dollar contract. :lol:
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Jovocop » Mon Jan 13, 2014 4:19 pm

mathonwy wrote:http://vansunsportsblogs.com/2013/12/28/canucks-sign-dane-fox-probably-because-this-guy-on-twitter-said-they-should/

Interesting read for those that don't know.

If Fox turns out to be the next Dave Bolland for us, do we give gitch80 credit or do we give ol bug eyes the credit?


According to hockeyfights.com, Bollard has had two career fights, one in the NHL (2011/12) and the other one in the OHL (2004/05). Fox has had 18 fights since 2009/10. He is definitely "grittier" than Bolland ever will. :mrgreen:




One thing for sure, Fox has a pretty good shot, especially one-timer.

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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Arachnid » Mon Jan 13, 2014 5:09 pm

Jovocop wrote:
mathonwy wrote:http://vansunsportsblogs.com/2013/12/28/canucks-sign-dane-fox-probably-because-this-guy-on-twitter-said-they-should/

Interesting read for those that don't know.

If Fox turns out to be the next Dave Bolland for us, do we give gitch80 credit or do we give ol bug eyes the credit?


According to hockeyfights.com, Bollard has had two career fights, one in the NHL (2011/12) and the other one in the OHL (2004/05). Fox has had 18 fights since 2009/10. He is definitely "grittier" than Bolland ever will. :mrgreen:




One thing for sure, Fox has a pretty good shot, especially one-timer.



Let's just hope he keeps his fighting on the ice and doesn't pull a Luchic :eh:
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Listercat » Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:02 pm

Kid knows how to get open and gets himself in a position to shoot.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby rats19 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:06 pm

Yah he is almost predictable... Jk
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby SKYO » Tue Jan 14, 2014 2:34 am

Lost in all the title match of the Kings vs the Canucks was the Comets Jensen who potted a pair of goals monday evening...Late Bloomer, there is still hope for the kid! :thumbs:
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Todd Bersnoozi » Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:45 am

SKYO wrote:Lost in all the title match of the Kings vs the Canucks was the Comets Jensen who potted a pair of goals monday evening...Late Bloomer, there is still hope for the kid! :thumbs:


Good to hear. Hopefully the injuries are behind him and hopefully he can keep it up. Maybe he'll even get a callup for a few games to see how he looks @ the NHL lvl.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby herb » Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:39 pm

Archibald has been sent back down to Utica. Torts indicated today that Booth will play in Anaheim, AND another forward from Utica will be called up. Speculation on Twitter is that forward will be Jensen.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby herb » Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:57 pm

Re Jensen:

After a strong showing at the Penticton Young Stars tournament, Jensen has had a rather pedestrian showing this season with a forgettable preseason followed up with only five goals and nine points in 29 games with Utica. It should be noted that Jensen is on fire as of late, with four goals and an assist in his last three games. Is he breaking out, or is this just his shooting percentage evening out from an unsustainably low rate?

I’d like to see Jensen play with Kesler and Kassian. We need goals, so give the guy who is supposed to be our goal scoring prospect who is most NHL ready some quality ice time. That would likely bump Higgins down to the third line, and create what should be an excellent Higgins-Santorelli-Hansen third line.

Also of note, Jensen is apparently awesome in the shootout.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Topper » Tue Jan 14, 2014 5:36 pm

^ Dalpe still pencilled in with the twins?
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Lancer » Tue Jan 14, 2014 5:40 pm

herb wrote:Re Jensen:
Is he breaking out, or is this just his shooting percentage evening out from an unsustainably low rate?


I think he's just showing signs of coming back from his shoulder surgery and getting back up to speed. No doubt Travis Green and company have a challenge with trying to teach him the pro game, manage the kid's confidence/ego and remain patient with the losses mounting.

I'd rather he stay on the farm and get his mojo back scoring in the 'A' vice getting pigeon-holed with high expectations on the big club. Let's not rush the kid now that he's popped a couple.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby SKYO » Tue Jan 14, 2014 6:05 pm

Lancer wrote:
herb wrote:Re Jensen:
Is he breaking out, or is this just his shooting percentage evening out from an unsustainably low rate?


I think he's just showing signs of coming back from his shoulder surgery and getting back up to speed. No doubt Travis Green and company have a challenge with trying to teach him the pro game, manage the kid's confidence/ego and remain patient with the losses mounting.

I'd rather he stay on the farm and get his mojo back scoring in the 'A' vice getting pigeon-holed with high expectations on the big club. Let's not rush the kid now that he's popped a couple.


Plus he's a Dane, should have been expected that he would be a smidgen slower in development/late bloomer, should be much more dominant when he turns 22 barring injuries of course.
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