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by Lancer
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:40 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks News N Notes 2020-2021
Replies: 2433
Views: 67759

Re: Canucks News N Notes 2020-2021

Tempest in a teapot. This is why players offer up so many canned plastic comments in media interviews. I'll take it for good-natured ribbing at best, or honest self-criticism at worst like Cherry Picker said.
by Lancer
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:24 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks Young Guns
Replies: 6362
Views: 730134

Re: Canucks Young Guns

While I would love to see the World Championships this year in Riga while I'm in town, I really don't see it happening so long as the shit-show in Minsk continues. The IIHF is in a bit of a bind - which nation do they alienate depending on whether they cancel it or let it run in Latvia? I think the ...
by Lancer
Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canadian Division
Replies: 52
Views: 2923

Re: Canadian Division

Toronto - Duh, it's Toronto?? The sooner that cancerous boil suffers a cataclysmic event that takes their shitty team and their cock-sucking media empire with it, the happier I will be. Edmonton - Because their fans are insufferable when they win; and their tears when they lose give me a chub, while...
by Lancer
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:07 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Vancouver's Hockey "Media"
Replies: 2156
Views: 362521

Re: Vancouver's Hockey "Media"

OK, so which of you bamboozled suckers pay $39.99 per month to the Athletic so you can read exclusives by the likes of Harman Dayal, please stand up I initially subscribed for Botchford's post-game pieces. Didn't always agree with him, but he was better than the seal-clapping bunch elsewhere. Dayal...
by Lancer
Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks News N Notes 2020-2021
Replies: 2433
Views: 67759

Re: Canucks News N Notes 2020-2021

I like the Hawryluk signing. Right age bracket. Right price. Good roll of the dice for the bottom 6. If he performs, he gets some term and cash. If not, Benning can look around next summer for the next low-ante gamble. If he pans out, folks like Roussel should start looking over their shoulder.
by Lancer
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks News N Notes 2020-2021
Replies: 2433
Views: 67759

Re: Canucks News N Notes 2020-2021

The only move that they made which I think was a whiff was letting Stetcher go. Tanev and Markstrom wanted cash, term and (in Markstrom's case) no-movement protection. Benning didn't - and should not have anyway - accept the term both guys ended up getting. Long-term, letting Markstrom and Tanev go ...
by Lancer
Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks News N Notes 2020-2021
Replies: 2433
Views: 67759

Re: Canucks News N Notes 2020-2021

Good pickup by Benning. Wish Schmidt was 27 instead of 29 considering his contract and age of the core, but the acquisition cost is pretty sweet. Like UWS pointed out, I don't think Benning wanted to be hemmed-in by term and NMCs - which is what Markstrom and Tanev wanted in the end. With that, and...
by Lancer
Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks News N Notes 2020-2021
Replies: 2433
Views: 67759

Re: Canucks News N Notes 2020-2021

Good pickup by Benning. Wish Schmidt was 27 instead of 29 considering his contract and age of the core, but the acquisition cost is pretty sweet. Like UWS pointed out, I don't think Benning wanted to be hemmed-in by term and NMCs - which is what Markstrom and Tanev wanted in the end. With that, and ...
by Lancer
Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Which would be the worst UFA contract?
Replies: 5
Views: 1313

Re: Which would be the worst UFA contract?

The only way a Markstrom deal makes sense is if he has no expansion protection. Benning needs the flexibility come expansion draft time.
by Lancer
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:22 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Boeser, Brock
Replies: 35
Views: 4926

Re: Boeser, Brock

I think a lot of the people on the 'Trade Boeser' Camp have anxiety about his apparently diminished shot. They also salivate at the likes of Podkolzin and/or Hoglander becoming top-6 wingers. They look at what Toffoli was able to do in the regular season and the fit he had with Pettersson. Finally, ...
by Lancer
Sat Sep 12, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Goalies moving forward.
Replies: 206
Views: 13464

Re: Goalies moving forward.

I've listened to Benning's interview 3 times now and the most critical point he makes about the goalies is that he feels with our travel schedule, it's better to go with two proficient net-minders. Sounds like he wants Markstrom back but can only spend so much and Jacob has the right to test the ma...
by Lancer
Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Your Vancouver Canucks 2020 Stanley Cup Playoff MVP
Replies: 17
Views: 838

Re: Your Vancouver Canucks 2020 Stanley Cup Playoff MVP

Pettersson for me. For a guy with such skill, he did so many other things on both sides of the puck and in every part of the ice. A lot of thankless work in dirty spots, and did it well. Those goals in The 3rd period of game 6 were due to the screens he set. He took on the physicality and still thri...
by Lancer
Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: 2019-2020 Play-in Round
Replies: 127
Views: 6881

Re: 2019-2020 Play-in Round

...and now Montreal upsets the Penguins. Some of the round-robin teams must be licking their chops.
by Lancer
Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: 2019-2020 Play-in Round
Replies: 127
Views: 6881

Re: 2019-2020 Play-in Round

Now the Preds are among the also-rans. Whattup with the Coyotes??!
by Lancer
Tue Aug 04, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Game Day Forum
Topic: GDT: Canucks versus Wild Gm2 7:45 pm SNP
Replies: 222
Views: 10643

Re: Canucks versus Wild Gm2 7:45 pm SNP

Time for these guys to start crashing the net and get some chaos going in the crease. They have the big bodies to do it. This game is big.

Git’er done boys!!