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Re: CANUCKS SIGN UFA JASON GARRISON

Postby Tciso » Mon Jul 02, 2012 9:01 pm

RoyalDude wrote:I'm hearing lots of Adrian Aucoin comparisons regarding Garrison. Is that about ballpark?


Possibly, and I'd be happy as heck if that is what we got. Great shot. Sound defensively, and 35 points a season like clockwork. The only negative I have about Aucoin was summed up as "the quietest 35 points you'llnever see by a defensman", as in he hit lots, but not hard, and was typically invisible, both on his points offensively, but more importantly, no "Special Ed" moments of defense. Anything more is a bonus, imo.
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Re: CANUCKS SIGN UFA JASON GARRISON

Postby clem » Mon Jul 02, 2012 9:16 pm

Oakie, in his prime, would be a welcome addition to the club.

His throwback to the old fashioned non-exploding sticks would be OK too. How many sticks a game is Edler averaging?
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Re: CANUCKS SIGN UFA JASON GARRISON

Postby Zamboni Driver » Mon Jul 02, 2012 10:19 pm

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Kudos to a BC guy that comes back to his home province - without raising the pirate flag. 8-)
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Re: CANUCKS SIGN UFA JASON GARRISON

Postby TDA Rum » Tue Jul 03, 2012 12:05 am

Justin Schultz vs Jason Garrison ..... too funny....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... 91JynqXSBA
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Re: CANUCKS SIGN UFA JASON GARRISON

Postby Jovocop » Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:43 am

TDA Rum wrote:Justin Schultz vs Jason Garrison ..... too funny....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... 91JynqXSBA


Thanks, that is hilarious!! :lol:
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Re: CANUCKS SIGN UFA JASON GARRISON

Postby herb » Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:13 am

I was pretty bummed that we didn't land Schultz because who wouldn't want a bonus blue chip prospect, but not landing Garrison or somebody similar this off season who can play on Edler's right side would have been a disaster. Garrison at a $4.6M cap hit this off season is likely a great deal.
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Re: CANUCKS SIGN UFA JASON GARRISON

Postby the Dogsalmon » Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:17 am

herb wrote:I was pretty bummed that we didn't land Schultz because who wouldn't want a bonus blue chip prospect, but not landing Garrison or somebody similar this off season who can play on Edler's right side would have been a disaster. Garrison at a $4.6M cap hit this off season is likely a great deal.



Schultz is a project that may work out...Garrison is a sure thing that will work out...its sorta like taking a prostitute on a date...you know you are gonna get laid...
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Re: CANUCKS SIGN UFA JASON GARRISON

Postby herb » Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:39 am

the Dogsalmon wrote:Schultz is a project that may work out...Garrison is a sure thing that will work out...its sorta like taking a prostitute on a date...you know you are gonna get laid...


Exactly...even if we would have landed Schultz, we would have needed a guy like Garrison anyway.

Here's to Schultz flopping! :twisted:
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Re: CANUCKS SIGN UFA JASON GARRISON

Postby donlever » Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:45 am

herb wrote: Here's to Schultz flopping! :twisted:


Here's to Schultz developing nicely, hating Edmonton and demanding a trade to Vandouver (I mean, it's what the dude does right?) after his two years are up.
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Re: CANUCKS SIGN UFA JASON GARRISON

Postby herb » Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:46 am

donlever wrote:Here's to Schultz developing nicely, hating Edmonton and demanding a trade to Vandouver (I mean, it's what the dude does right?) after his two years are up.


LOL I guess that'd be OK too...either way, eff you Oilers!
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Re: CANUCKS SIGN UFA JASON GARRISON

Postby Zamboni Driver » Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:53 am

Strangelove wrote:Darren Dreger Darren Dreger ‏@DarrenDreger

6 years, $4.6 aav for Garrison in Van.


Is there an NTC? NMC?
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Re: CANUCKS SIGN UFA JASON GARRISON

Postby dbr » Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:54 am

Capgeek shows a full NTC.
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Re: CANUCKS SIGN UFA JASON GARRISON

Postby Zamboni Driver » Tue Jul 03, 2012 10:02 am

dbr wrote:Capgeek shows a full NTC.


Well at least hopefully not a NMC. :hmmm:
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Re: CANUCKS SIGN UFA JASON GARRISON

Postby Zedlee » Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:07 am

donlever wrote:
herb wrote: Here's to Schultz flopping! :twisted:


Here's to Schultz developing nicely, hating Edmonton and demanding a trade to Vandouver (I mean, it's what the dude does right?) after his two years are up.


Perfect scenario. Schultz gets knocked around for 2 years, underachieves and then becomes a UFA. At which time he signs for less money just to play in his home province.
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Re: CANUCKS SIGN UFA JASON GARRISON

Postby wienerdog » Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:17 am

Zedlee wrote:
donlever wrote:
herb wrote: Here's to Schultz flopping! :twisted:


Here's to Schultz developing nicely, hating Edmonton and demanding a trade to Vandouver (I mean, it's what the dude does right?) after his two years are up.


Perfect scenario. Schultz gets knocked around for 2 years, underachieves and then becomes a UFA. At which time he signs for less money just to play in his home province.


It seems counter-intuitive, but Schultz will be an RFA after the 2 years are up.

He was a full UFA before signing his entry-level deal, and that allowed him to pick whatever team he wanted. But once he's in, he's in.

Tanev is/was a similar situation for us.
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