Why is Kassian dropped to the 4th line?

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Re: Why is Kassian dropped to the 4th line?

Post by Overtime » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:30 pm

Also as well; I am fed up with his Napoleonic attitude with regards to shootouts, off season remarks and player favouritisms. (SP?). This is a short season. I really like Gillis. I hope he could jump behind the bench! That would be cool. Doubt it would be worse!

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Re: Why is Kassian dropped to the 4th line?

Post by Overtime » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:43 pm

Also; if I may add another point to my rant; I really would like to know why Raymond is not our third
line center. He is not a heavy winger that can pick up pucks along the boards or has a great shot.
He does however have an amazing ability to backcheck and be all over the ice; which is highly valued
especially as a third line center. Since Manny Mo is out maybe he could teach MayRay the incidentals
with regards to face-offs, especially considering that he is still on the payroll.

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Re: Why is Kassian dropped to the 4th line?

Post by Strangelove » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:52 pm

Overtime wrote: I really like Gillis. I hope he could jump behind the bench!
Overtime wrote: I really would like to know why Raymond is not our third line center.
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Re: Why is Kassian dropped to the 4th line?

Post by Overtime » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:59 pm

Strangelove wrote:
Overtime wrote: I really like Gillis. I hope he could jump behind the bench!
Overtime wrote: I really would like to know why Raymond is not our third line center.
What is this..... :scowl:
What is this. What is this! lol. Different thinking; got a problem with that?

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Re: Why is Kassian dropped to the 4th line?

Post by Overtime » Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:01 pm

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Re: Why is Kassian dropped to the 4th line?

Post by Strangelove » Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:03 pm

General Mayhem! :D
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Re: Why is Kassian dropped to the 4th line?

Post by Viktor » Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:06 pm

Overtime wrote:Also as well; I am fed up with his Napoleonic attitude with regards to shootouts, off season remarks and player favouritisms. (SP?). This is a short season. I really like Gillis. I hope he could jump behind the bench! That would be cool. Doubt it would be worse!

Thats funny cuz AV looks like Napolean lol

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Re: Why is Kassian dropped to the 4th line?

Post by Overtime » Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:22 pm

Viktor wrote:
Overtime wrote:Also as well; I am fed up with his Napoleonic attitude with regards to shootouts, off season remarks and player favouritisms. (SP?). This is a short season. I really like Gillis. I hope he could jump behind the bench! That would be cool. Doubt it would be worse!

Thats funny cuz AV looks like Napolean lol
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Re: Why is Kassian dropped to the 4th line?

Post by Per » Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:16 am

Strangelove wrote:General Mayhem! :D
My thoughts exactly.
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Re: Why is Kassian dropped to the 4th line?

Post by black ace » Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:21 pm

Kassian looked good playing with the Sedins but overall the Sedins werent producing. As soon as Burrows goes back alongside them they take off...hhmmmmm..

As soon as Kasian is moved away from the Sedins he stops producing..hhmmm.....

Maybe Kasian looked good because of the Sedin's ?????

Maybe Kasian wasnt the Canucks best forward the first 10 games or so ??...

Remember Jason King, Anson Carter, Taylor Pyatt, Trent Klatt ? All players who looked great alongside the twins but move them away and production fell. I like Kasian and think he could be a solid top 6 guy but people were way too fast to proclaim him our best forward. The think he needs the most is to play hard every game. Its consistency and at this level you need it or you dont play a top 6/top 4 role.
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Re: Why is Kassian dropped to the 4th line?

Post by Rumsfeld » Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:41 pm

I've been pretty disappointed with Kassian since his big start with the twins. He's a work in progress but he strikes me as a lazy player.
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Re: Why is Kassian dropped to the 4th line?

Post by black ace » Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:44 pm

I have a real hard time figuring him out. He goes from a force the first 10 games and now hes invisible.
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Re: Why is Kassian dropped to the 4th line?

Post by rats19 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:45 pm

Rumsfeld wrote:I've been pretty disappointed with Kassian since his big start with the twins. He's a work in progress but he strikes me as a lazy player.
lazy or not sure what to do? he looks a little bit lost at times.
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Re: Why is Kassian dropped to the 4th line?

Post by Zamboni Driver » Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:50 pm

rats19 wrote:
Rumsfeld wrote:I've been pretty disappointed with Kassian since his big start with the twins. He's a work in progress but he strikes me as a lazy player.
lazy or not sure what to do? he looks a little bit lost at times.
It's a mistake to take the average inexperienced rookie player and expect that he can jump in on the top line.
He needs to work his way up the depth chart, just like the others did

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Re: Why is Kassian dropped to the 4th line?

Post by Lancer » Tue Mar 05, 2013 6:46 pm

Zamboni Driver wrote:
rats19 wrote:
Rumsfeld wrote:I've been pretty disappointed with Kassian since his big start with the twins. He's a work in progress but he strikes me as a lazy player.
lazy or not sure what to do? he looks a little bit lost at times.
It's a mistake to take the average inexperienced rookie player and expect that he can jump in on the top line.
He needs to work his way up the depth chart, just like the others did
Whoa dude, your last name start with a V??? :lol:

Remembering the Cgy game there were times when Kassian made promising plays and intelligent moves out there which got me hoping he'd keep it going and then... nothing, or the play would die on his stick.

He's out of his groove, the rest of the opposition has caught up to his early-season form, and he's playing linemate roulette. Honestly, if he can just put in a good 3rd line effort for a whole game and create some chances, it could be something off of which he can build.

Having said all that, I do see progress. 8-)
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