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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby BurningBeard » Tue Dec 17, 2013 1:45 am

Topper wrote:Billy Smith wanna be.

Yup, you're right, because Smith used his stick like it was a scythe. I always got the impression Hextall was more about his fists, although he didn't shy from carving a guy up either.

Tiger Williams wasn't a big fan of Smith...

I was waiting to get him. I can’t remember if it took me one game or 10 more games. But I hit him right across the neck, as hard as I could. I was going to cut his head right off. The only thing that pissed me off was that I didn’t cut his head off. I was going to catch his head and throw it in the fucking stands.

Oh Tiger, you so funny... :roll:
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby BurningBeard » Tue Dec 17, 2013 1:48 am

Meds wrote:Anyone else notice how small Hextall's chest protecter and arm pads are compared to what goaltenders are wearing today?

Yeah, it's really hard to run 10 feet out of your net and attack someone with those big pads.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Hockey Widow » Tue Dec 17, 2013 1:52 am

BurningBeard wrote:
Meds wrote:Anyone else notice how small Hextall's chest protecter and arm pads are compared to what goaltenders are wearing today?

Yeah, it's really hard to run 10 feet out of your net and attack someone with those big pads.



Ya but it was Chelios so it was OK.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Todd Bersnoozi » Tue Dec 17, 2013 3:55 am

We had MayRay who could do the spina-rama move, now we have Jensen who can do the Forsberg move. :lol:



Seriously though, nice to see Jensen finally get his first of the season and get a shootout goal. Hopefully he'll get a bit of confidence, get some lucky bounces and get on a roll a bit. I'm sure the Nucks would luv to call him up and give him some experience up here if he can show them something positive (especially with Burr and Schroeds out).
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Meds » Tue Dec 17, 2013 4:08 am

BurningBeard wrote:
Meds wrote:Anyone else notice how small Hextall's chest protecter and arm pads are compared to what goaltenders are wearing today?

Yeah, it's really hard to run 10 feet out of your net and attack someone with those big pads.

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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Jovocop » Wed Dec 18, 2013 11:26 am

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#Canucks puts Port Coquitlam native Zach Hamill on unconditional waivers.


Are the Canucks going to buy him out? Will it cost any cap space for the Canucks since he was signed by the Canucks?
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Uncle dans leg » Wed Dec 18, 2013 3:27 pm

43 minutes ago
@FarhanLaljiTSN: Re Stanton. #canucks RT @BradZiemer: Has been sent to Vancouver. Team not disclosing injury, but he'll be out a while


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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Todd Bersnoozi » Wed Dec 18, 2013 3:40 pm

Jovocop wrote:
News1130 Sports ‏@News1130Sports
#Canucks puts Port Coquitlam native Zach Hamill on unconditional waivers.


Are the Canucks going to buy him out? Will it cost any cap space for the Canucks since he was signed by the Canucks?


Too bad, I was rooting for the local kid like I was rooting for Magic Mike. Hamill has to take a page from Santorelli. He has to work his butt off in the off season, come to camp in great shape and play every shift like it's his last in the NHL. He has the talent, but I hear he likes the booze a lil too much.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Vader » Wed Dec 18, 2013 5:04 pm

Jovocop wrote:
News1130 Sports ‏@News1130Sports
#Canucks puts Port Coquitlam native Zach Hamill on unconditional waivers.


Are the Canucks going to buy him out? Will it cost any cap space for the Canucks since he was signed by the Canucks?


Can't buy him out during the season.

Perhaps freeing up a spot on the 50 NHL contracts list seeing we're heading into a trade freeze?
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Island Nucklehead » Wed Dec 18, 2013 5:39 pm

Yep. They are going to terminate his contract and part ways.

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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Hockey Widow » Wed Dec 18, 2013 5:43 pm

Island Nucklehead wrote:Yep. They are going to terminate his contract and part ways.

Peter Chiarelli's first NHL draft pick... epic bust.


Don't tell RD. Let him keep thinking MG is the only one who can make bad draft day decisions. It's more fun that way :mrgreen:
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby okcanuck » Wed Dec 18, 2013 7:43 pm

Hockey Widow wrote:
Island Nucklehead wrote:Yep. They are going to terminate his contract and part ways.

Peter Chiarelli's first NHL draft pick... epic bust.


Don't tell RD. Let him keep thinking MG is the only one who can make bad draft day decisions. It's more fun that way :mrgreen:



Speaking of RD where the hell is he? Haven't seen any posts since our latest good run.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby mathonwy » Wed Dec 18, 2013 8:53 pm

Edler goes out... ho hum...

Stanton goes out... oh... fuck.

Who would have thunk it.
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby RoyalDude » Thu Dec 19, 2013 9:31 am

Wouldn't it be a real kick in the teeth if Gillis true 2013 1st round pick - Shinkaruk (Horvat was acquired via Nonis prized 1st round pick - Schneider) gets cut from the WJC'S and the two players - Anderson and Leier who were picked with the two 4th round picks gillis gave up for the great shut down centre Sami Pahlsson, make the team? Ouch
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Re: Canucks News and Notes

Postby Jovocop » Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:23 am

RoyalDude wrote:Wouldn't it be a real kick in the teeth if Gillis true 2013 1st round pick - Shinkaruk (Horvat was acquired via Nonis prized 1st round pick - Schneider) gets cut from the WJC'S and the two players - Johnson and Leier who were picked with the two 4th round picks gillis gave up for the great shut down centre Sami Pahlsson, make the team? Ouch


Even if that happens, so what?? Do you know lots of successful NHL players not making the junior teams? Patrick Roy, and Al MacInnis never made the Canadian Junior Team but they went on to Hockey Hall of Fame... Martin Brodeur did not make the Junior squad and won 3 Stanley Cups. What is your point??

http://www.thestar.com/sports/2011/12/1 ... _team.html

There are also some best junior players that never made an impact in the NHL.

http://reisler.ca/juniorhockeyforum/
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