Who is our Backup this year?

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Who is our Backup? and Why?

Alex Auld
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Wade Flaherty
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3%
UFA (Name you man and $$ value)
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Who is our Backup this year?

Postby mattola » Thu Aug 18, 2005 3:55 pm

this is my next question?
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Postby Heavy_P » Thu Aug 18, 2005 3:58 pm

Wade Flaherty, I think. I'd like to see Auld play a full year rather than sit on the bench. Maybe bring Auld up later in the season.
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Postby Cookie La Rue » Thu Aug 18, 2005 3:59 pm

It's a no question. Who else could be fitting right now ? He's worth to give him a chance.
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Postby Cookie La Rue » Thu Aug 18, 2005 4:06 pm

Heavy_P wrote:Wade Flaherty, I think. I'd like to see Auld play a full year rather than sit on the bench. Maybe bring Auld up later in the season.

ok bring up Flat, oldtime hockey, what an incredible story if he would be the first one to bring the cup to Van as the first keeper, so the money invested in Cloutch would be worth it. We would have the best paid backup in history. What a story. :mrgreen: :drunk:

ps: i guess i have enough, good night. read ya.
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Postby jchockey » Thu Aug 18, 2005 10:27 pm

auld.

1. he's under contract
2. we have no cap space for another ufa goalie
3. he's ready.
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Postby Nuckles » Thu Aug 18, 2005 11:43 pm

stinkycookie116 wrote:auld.

1. he's under contract
2. we have no cap space for another ufa goalie
3. he's ready.


4. He has to gain experience eventually
5. Bob Essensa doesn't play for Vancouver anymore.
6. see #5
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Postby Jovorock » Fri Aug 19, 2005 4:38 am

Auld will be the backup, Flaherty will start in the Moose.
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Postby Madcombinepilot » Fri Aug 19, 2005 7:54 am

Flaherty will start in the Moose.

Flaherty will also be the mento for Ellis with the Moose this year.
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Postby Ktulu » Fri Aug 19, 2005 9:08 am

Auld no question about it. They have to find out if he can play in the NHL and there is only one way to do that.
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Postby Icebreaka » Fri Aug 19, 2005 9:47 am

Ya this one's a no brainer. No offense but there's no way anyone other than Auld is starting at backup this year. That's how most everyone works to be a number one is minor league to backup to starter. I just hope Crawford gives the kid some games and doesn't burn out our new 2.5 Million goalie by playing him 9 games out of 10
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Postby Mozy » Fri Aug 19, 2005 8:02 pm

Auld no question about it. They have to find out if he can play in the NHL and there is only one way to do that.


couldnt have said it better myself ;)
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