GDT 28/12/15 Kings @ Canucks 7PM SNP

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Re: GDT 28/12/15 Kings @ Canucks 7PM SNP

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Uncle dans leg wrote:I can't figure out how so many passes get picked off by these guys. They obviously have the book on every move the Canucks make and it takes 5 touches by vcr just to do a dump in for fuck sakes.
I'm with the dude on Higgins and even Burrows now. Those 2 have dropped at least a step probably 2 in the past 2 years. Zero turnovers on the forecheck by 14 or 20....time to bring in something new to those roster spots but will anyone want them?


It's hard to fathom a team wanting either of them until next season TDD when they are on expiring contracts. Depth rentals for the playoffs with very minimal return for the Canucks. But right now I'm all for seeing Grenier and Gaunce in their place.
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Re: GDT 28/12/15 Kings @ Canucks 7PM SNP

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5thhorseman wrote:
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Blob Mckenzie wrote:
RoyalDude wrote: Awesome these assholes just said Prust is going nowhere this season . Please don't re up him Elmer you're fu king scaring me .

They were talking about Biega when they said that. Benning said he won't be leaving Vancouver this season.
They also said that Biega is playing almost 18 minutes a night! Great to see the 'kid' get a chance and love his bulldog style. Pedan playing with a mean streak, working over anyone in front of the net. Mobile too!
Ok sorry I thought they said Prust was here for the year . I have zero problem with Biega as a 7/8 d man when all the guys are healthy . He is better than Weber and has earned a long look .
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Re: GDT 28/12/15 Kings @ Canucks 7PM SNP

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The thing with Prust is that MP has a career in Montreal she has major contractual obligations too. I see him trying to sign with an eastern based team in the off season. His agent has said he will wait until July so I don't think they are even talking. Now if Benning offers him a Dorsett type contract that might change a lot of things. :mrgreen:

Kings won't be talking to Lucic about extending until Kopitar is done and they may not have the money to re-sign him, depending upon the cap increase. I'm told Benning has his fingers crossed he makes it until July 1st and will go hard after him if he does.

My point, I doubt he extends Prust or Vrbata as he will need the money yo chase Lucic
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Blob Mckenzie wrote:
RoyalDude wrote:The kings are the Sedins kryptonite. Plain and simple
Yeah it's the Sedins fault they are surrounded by an AHL roster .

Give me a break .
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I hope he lets Bartkowski walk too.
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Re: GDT 28/12/15 Kings @ Canucks 7PM SNP

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Any idea why WD dressed Vey + Higgins instead of Cracknell + Kenins in a game vs the Dirt Kings at this point?

Anyone? :(
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Re: GDT 28/12/15 Kings @ Canucks 7PM SNP

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A 4-0 game, why is Hank still playing?
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Strangelove wrote:Any idea why WD dressed Vey + Higgins instead of Cracknell + Kenins in a game vs the Dirt Kings at this point?

Anyone? :(

None Doc. A stumper for sure.
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Hockey Widow wrote:I hope he lets Bartkowski walk too.
Yeah I don't want to see him back but he is serviceable in a depth role . They can probably get a 5th or 6th for him from a playoff team. This teams problem is they have a gaggle of 6/7 d man . Three top 4 guys and it drops off a cliff . Hutton should become a top 4 guy in the next year or so .
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Strangelove wrote:Any idea why WD dressed Vey + Higgins instead of Cracknell + Kenins in a game vs the Dirt Kings at this point?

Anyone? :(
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The Canucks should let Vrbata, Bartkowski and Prust walk. Re-up Hamhius cause we have zero other options on defence, promote Pedan permanently and use the money freed up from Vrbata and Prust on Lucic and an ELC contract like Virtanen

Sedin, Sedin, Hansen
Lucic, McCann Virtanen
Dorsett, Sutter ????
Baertschi, Horvat ????

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Hamhius Pedan
Sbisa Hutton
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Re: GDT 28/12/15 Kings @ Canucks 7PM SNP

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I guess the refs got a talking too about not blowing the play dead when Hamhuis took a puck to the face. Twice tonight a quick whistle, first when Higgins took a high slap shot then when Hutton gets a puck to the shield.
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Re: GDT 28/12/15 Kings @ Canucks 7PM SNP

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So is this Lucic banter based on anything more than speculation due to their time in Boston or has there been a rumblings Mr Christian?
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Re: GDT 28/12/15 Kings @ Canucks 7PM SNP

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Strangelove wrote:Any idea why WD dressed Vey + Higgins instead of Cracknell + Kenins in a game vs the Dirt Kings at this point?

Anyone? :(
I hope WD starts scratching some of the vets.
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Re: GDT 28/12/15 Kings @ Canucks 7PM SNP

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This is painful, reminds me of the Tanti, Sundstrum, Skriko era with ole Garth Butcher and Michel Petit and JJ Daigneault manning the blue line. After we traded Neely, before we drafted Linden
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