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by Island Nucklehead
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: 2019 NHL ENTRY DRAFT - Vancouver
Replies: 2346
Views: 133475

Re: 2019 NHL ENTRY DRAFT - Vancouver

Don't mind taking the risk. He likely woudln't crack the team next year, so it's essentially an extra year wait.

And with the way ELC's are going these days, might be wise to let this one slide a year or two. Could be a fantastic (cheap) addition in 2021-22.
by Island Nucklehead
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Trade rumours & armchair pipe dreams 18-19 Sponsored by SKYO
Replies: 3076
Views: 188707

Re: Trade rumours & armchair pipe dreams 18-19 Sponsored by SKYO

Don’t think we need a Barrie, isn’t that kind of why we have Hughes? Certainly not at the expense of Horvat. If we’re dead set on bringing in an offensively-minded/defensively-questionable D-Man, Jake Gardiner can be bad for nothing but money in just over a week. edit: and before anyone starts think...
by Island Nucklehead
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks Contracts
Replies: 890
Views: 96283

Re: Canucks Contracts

@Sportsnet650 Benning - “We put a provision in Edler’s contract in case for whatever reason the expansion draft date is moved up that he will be eligible to be exposed.” 12:16 PM - 20 Jun 2019 from Vancouver, British Columbia -------------------------------------------------------------------------...
by Island Nucklehead
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: 2019 offseason
Replies: 1015
Views: 58828

Re: 2019 offseason

In a major shock, Pettersson officially wins the Calder.
by Island Nucklehead
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Trade rumours & armchair pipe dreams 18-19 Sponsored by SKYO
Replies: 3076
Views: 188707

Re: Trade rumours & armchair pipe dreams 18-19 Sponsored by SKYO

Strangelove wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:48 pm

Yeah, Clarkson would be perfect for that.

But I heard he's only waiving for certain cities.

Speculation is it must be cities with low tax brackets.
As a (permanently, it seems) disabled player, could he not choose to undergo treatment and/or recovery in any city he chooses?
by Island Nucklehead
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Trade rumours & armchair pipe dreams 18-19 Sponsored by SKYO
Replies: 3076
Views: 188707

Re: Trade rumours & armchair pipe dreams 18-19 Sponsored by SKYO

theman wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:42 am
micky107 wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:38 am
theman wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:29 am
Well thank god we are getting Luke Scheen under contract this week.
gamechanger.
Job saver for Benning
Gotta get him before July 1, after that he's only eligible for a 7-year deal.
by Island Nucklehead
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Trade rumours & armchair pipe dreams 18-19 Sponsored by SKYO
Replies: 3076
Views: 188707

Re: Trade rumours & armchair pipe dreams 18-19 Sponsored by SKYO

There’s lots of other ways for Ottawa to get to the floor. They don’t have to take on three years of the laziest player in the league. I have my doubts whether he’d be a top six forward in Utica. Blob the point of using eriksson to get to the floor is his contract in real dollars lowers the salary ...
by Island Nucklehead
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks Contracts
Replies: 890
Views: 96283

Re: Canucks Contracts

Much can happen between now and July 1st. The objective here is to improve the defence for next year and beyond. If this means moving on from Edler, so be it, but I don’t believe anything until it’s official. Yep. I imagine both sides are comfortable with allowing Edler to interview with other team...
by Island Nucklehead
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Trade rumours & armchair pipe dreams 18-19 Sponsored by SKYO
Replies: 3076
Views: 188707

Re: Trade rumours & armchair pipe dreams 18-19 Sponsored by SKYO

Speaking of Karlsson. I’d trade the first for William. Vegas does need to shed salary. F**k patients, Blobs goin for the cup. :shock: ' https://www.nationalobserver.com/sites/nationalobserver.com/files/styles/nat_header_full_size/public/img/2017/06/26/screen_shot_2017-06-26_at_8.28.29_pm.png?itok=r...
by Island Nucklehead
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Trade rumours & armchair pipe dreams 18-19 Sponsored by SKYO
Replies: 3076
Views: 188707

Re: Trade rumours & armchair pipe dreams 18-19 Sponsored by SKYO

We would need to know that before making the deal Sometimes you just have to go for gold, like the Sharks traded scraps for EK , showed him the good life in SJ, then re-signed him. I BET the same could be said for Vancouver, show Trouba the good life here, he and Hughes get us into the playoffs, = ...
by Island Nucklehead
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:41 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)
Replies: 11662
Views: 1071593

Re: Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

Chicago just got Olli Maatta from Pittsburgh for Dominik Kahun and a 2019 5th round pick. That doesn't seem like much for the Pens. They give up a 24-year-old, former 1st rounder for an undrafted, 24-year-old German and a pick. Kahun did get 13 goals and 24 assists in 82 games. I haven't watched Ma...
by Island Nucklehead
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Trade rumours & armchair pipe dreams 18-19 Sponsored by SKYO
Replies: 3076
Views: 188707

Re: Trade rumours & armchair pipe dreams 18-19 Sponsored by SKYO

@DhaliwalSports Source : The #Canucks are very active on the trade market. Feeling is Jim Benning has made some offers to improve that blueline. Wouldn't surprise me if they are 1 of the teams that have checked in on Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere. 7:18 AM - 14 Jun 2019 That would be 4.5 per...
by Island Nucklehead
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: The Official Dave Ayres CC "All Thing Leaves" thread
Replies: 7444
Views: 574348

Re: The Official CC "All Thing Leaves" thread

Tuna is just overcompensating for the dismal leaves. Let him have his day. The truth still hurts and this is helping him stay alive. Every time the pain of being a leaves fan rears he can always fall back on, ya but the Raptors won. In his mind it will erase the pain of being a leaves fan for a few...
by Island Nucklehead
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Canucks Contracts
Replies: 890
Views: 96283

Re: Canucks Contracts

Topper wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:19 am
He never lived up to his early expectations and has always heard footsteps when his back is turned, but he is still the best defender Vancouver has.
Yep.
by Island Nucklehead
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Canucks Corner Chat
Topic: Trade rumours & armchair pipe dreams 18-19 Sponsored by SKYO
Replies: 3076
Views: 188707

Re: Trade rumours & armchair pipe dreams 18-19 Sponsored by SKYO

Hockey Widow wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:36 am
Women find the uncut ugly. Just saying. It also tastes different, from what I hear.
Fuck 'em. Isn't that the point?