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If an overhaul of this team is needed, which of the following players who should MG shop around...

Hank and Danny
12
7%
Edler
44
25%
Booth
45
26%
Higgins
8
5%
Bieksa
15
9%
Ballard
45
26%
Hamhuis
2
1%
None of the above
2
1%
 
Total votes : 173

Re: Roster Questions

Postby Topper » Wed May 29, 2013 10:17 am

Blob Mckenzie wrote:RIP Luc.

I always laugh at the irony of that statement.

Letting 'er rip was his demise.
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Re: Roster Questions

Postby Spock » Wed May 29, 2013 2:44 pm

donlever wrote:
Eddy Punch Clock wrote:
I like Levers explanation though.


Never in a billion years would I have remembered when Bourdon died.

Man I used to really care about this stuff to the point of recalling finite details on everything Canuck.

Now?

Meh.


Donnie - sounds like you have come to the end of your personal tolerance for the NHL and the Canucks. Why are you still riding this bus? Are you in the process of getting off? Or trying to hang on and see what happens? Just curious.
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Re: Roster Questions

Postby Arachnid » Wed May 29, 2013 2:56 pm

Spock wrote:
donlever wrote:
Eddy Punch Clock wrote:
I like Levers explanation though.


Never in a billion years would I have remembered when Bourdon died.

Man I used to really care about this stuff to the point of recalling finite details on everything Canuck.

Now?

Meh.


Donnie - sounds like you have come to the end of your personal tolerance for the NHL and the Canucks. Why are you still riding this bus? Are you in the process of getting off? Or trying to hang on and see what happens? Just curious.


Neither, Alzheimer's do to too much StarBucks... 8-)
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Re: Roster Questions

Postby donlever » Wed May 29, 2013 2:59 pm

Spock wrote: Donnie - sounds like you have come to the end of your personal tolerance for the NHL and the Canucks. Why are you still riding this bus? Are you in the process of getting off? Or trying to hang on and see what happens? Just curious.


Nah, I'm basically off.

Didn't watch or follow this year at all.

Gave up my ducats.

Don't much care for the team or the league or its leadership.

But y'all, I just can't get enough.

So here I am.

Once again.

For how long we shall see.
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Re: Roster Questions

Postby Spock » Wed May 29, 2013 3:05 pm

donlever wrote:
Spock wrote: Donnie - sounds like you have come to the end of your personal tolerance for the NHL and the Canucks. Why are you still riding this bus? Are you in the process of getting off? Or trying to hang on and see what happens? Just curious.


Nah, I'm basically off.

Didn't watch or follow this year at all.

Gave up my ducats.

Don't much care for the team or the league or its leadership.

But y'all, I just can't get enough.

So here I am.

Once again.

For how long we shall see.



Was there a "final straw"? Is there something that would get you watching again?

I totally admit my interest waned after the Cup loss. It was so demoralizing to see the team just collapse - embarrassing even. the past 2 seasons I have watching about 50% of the contests on Center Ice - (rather than my usual 90%) - because I don't think this group has what it takes to really win a Cup. I figure it will take until I'm Medicare age for them to be really good again....
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Re: Roster Questions

Postby Cornuck » Wed May 29, 2013 3:05 pm

donlever wrote:So here I am.
Once again.
For how long we shall see.


Maybe the off-season is the most exciting time in the NHL these days?
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Re: Roster Questions

Postby Eddy Punch Clock » Wed May 29, 2013 3:27 pm

Spock wrote:Was there a "final straw"? Is there something that would get you watching again?

I totally admit my interest waned after the Cup loss. It was so demoralizing to see the team just collapse - embarrassing even. the past 2 seasons I have watching about 50% of the contests on Center Ice - (rather than my usual 90%) - because I don't think this group has what it takes to really win a Cup. I figure it will take until I'm Medicare age for them to be really good again....


With about one minute left in game seven I took the kids to the park across the street and sat for about an hour completely dejected and in disbelief.

When I came back in the house and saw plumes of smoke and cars burning in the streets of Vancouver I went numb.

Nothing Canuck or hockey related has been the same for me since.
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Re: Roster Questions

Postby Rumsfeld » Wed May 29, 2013 5:18 pm

Not to derail the misery theme of this thread, but...

If the Sedins are still our go-to line next year it will be one-and-done again. Talk all you like about how they are still almost PPG players... so what, so are most first liners in the league. The difference is that other first liners can actually skate, defend, take the body and push back a little once in a while.

These guys will never win us anything in the playoffs and if that hasn't become obvious by now I don't know what to say.

Gillis needs to aquire a big, elite winger that can pass the puck to form a new first line with Kesler. Dump Burrows and hope that Kassian can step up and replace him on the second line with the twins. If I thought anything could be aquired for Booth I'd say move him, but I still hold some tiny glimmer of hope that he can play a productive role when he's injury-free.
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Re: Roster Questions

Postby Potatoe1 » Wed May 29, 2013 5:37 pm

Topper wrote:A hole in the Canucks youth you can and someone did, drive a truck through.

...................on this day in history..........


Wow Topper, that's "cryptic", even for you.

BTW I still don't get it...
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Re: Roster Questions

Postby Uncle dans leg » Wed May 29, 2013 6:19 pm

Rumsfeld wrote:Not to derail the misery theme of this thread, but...

If the Sedins are still our go-to line next year it will be one-and-done again. Talk all you like about how they are still almost PPG players... so what, so are most first liners in the league. The difference is that other first liners can actually skate, defend, take the body and push back a little once in a while.

These guys will never win us anything in the playoffs and if that hasn't become obvious by now I don't know what to say.

Gillis needs to aquire a big, elite winger that can pass the puck to form a new first line with Kesler. Dump Burrows and hope that Kassian can step up and replace him on the second line with the twins. If I thought anything could be aquired for Booth I'd say move him, but I still hold some tiny glimmer of hope that he can play a productive role when he's injury-free.

The only way I can see VCR going anywhere is if they are on separate lines and their line mates are fast and tough enough to compensate for their slow foot speed and wimpiness. They can be together on the powerplay where toughness is irrelevant but 5 on 5 they need bodyguards.

Watching these high tempo physical games it sure shows exactly what Vancouver is lacking
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Re: Roster Questions

Postby Rumsfeld » Wed May 29, 2013 6:34 pm

Uncle dans leg wrote:
Rumsfeld wrote:Not to derail the misery theme of this thread, but...

If the Sedins are still our go-to line next year it will be one-and-done again. Talk all you like about how they are still almost PPG players... so what, so are most first liners in the league. The difference is that other first liners can actually skate, defend, take the body and push back a little once in a while.

These guys will never win us anything in the playoffs and if that hasn't become obvious by now I don't know what to say.

Gillis needs to aquire a big, elite winger that can pass the puck to form a new first line with Kesler. Dump Burrows and hope that Kassian can step up and replace him on the second line with the twins. If I thought anything could be aquired for Booth I'd say move him, but I still hold some tiny glimmer of hope that he can play a productive role when he's injury-free.

The only way I can see VCR going anywhere is if they are on separate lines and their line mates are fast and tough enough to compensate for their slow foot speed and wimpiness. They can be together on the powerplay where toughness is irrelevant but 5 on 5 they need bodyguards.

Watching these high tempo physical games it sure shows exactly what Vancouver is lacking


Yeah, it's funny. Splitting them up was unthinkable a couple short years ago, but now it seems like a pretty damned good idea 5-on-5.
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Re: Roster Questions

Postby RoyalDude » Wed May 29, 2013 8:30 pm

The Sedins are getting predictable in their old age, they are just getting fucking boring and their game is going south in a hurry. Did they even crack the top 30 in scoring this season, can't remember...I do know that they hovered around there all year. Pretty fucking shitty from when they used to be top 5 NHL point leaders. Their slow demise is half the reason this team is sucking large in the playoffs of late. We need a new look on this team, seriously due for one, but Bold Moves Gillis is just gonna bore the shit out of us with his same old patented off-season shenanigans in lame ass tweakings. The Player Agent can't let go of his kids, too attached, we need a GM who can severe ties like a cold fucking Momma Bear bitch does to her cubs at 1 year of age, "GET LOST YA FUCKING NUISANCE, DON'T LOVE YOU ANYMORE, GET YOUR OWN FUCKING FOOD!"
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Re: Roster Questions

Postby Rumsfeld » Wed May 29, 2013 8:58 pm

RoyalDude wrote:We need a new look on this team, seriously due for one, but Bold Moves Gillis is just gonna bore the shit out of us with his same old patented off-season shenanigans in lame ass tweakings. The Player Agent can't let go of his kids, too attached, we need a GM who can severe ties like a cold fucking Momma Bear bitch does to her cubs at 1 year of age, "GET LOST YA FUCKING NUISANCE, DON'T LOVE YOU ANYMORE, GET YOUR OWN FUCKING FOOD!"


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Re: Roster Questions

Postby Meds » Wed May 29, 2013 9:02 pm

RoyalDude wrote:The Sedins are getting predictable in their old age, they are just getting fucking boring and their game is going south in a hurry. Did they even crack the top 30 in scoring this season, can't remember...I do know that they hovered around there all year. Pretty fucking shitty from when they used to be top 5 NHL point leaders. Their slow demise is half the reason this team is sucking large in the playoffs of late. We need a new look on this team, seriously due for one, but Bold Moves Gillis is just gonna bore the shit out of us with his same old patented off-season shenanigans in lame ass tweakings. The Player Agent can't let go of his kids, too attached, we need a GM who can severe ties like a cold fucking Momma Bear bitch does to her cubs at 1 year of age, "GET LOST YA FUCKING NUISANCE, DON'T LOVE YOU ANYMORE, GET YOUR OWN FUCKING FOOD!"


I really do hope you're wrong Dude.

We'll know by July 1st, and probably the draft.
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Re: Roster Questions

Postby Topper » Wed May 29, 2013 9:09 pm

Potatoe1 wrote:
Topper wrote:A hole in the Canucks youth you can and someone did, drive a truck through.

...................on this day in history..........


Wow Topper, that's "cryptic", even for you.

BTW I still don't get it...

I'm not the least bit surprised.
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