smithers joe

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  1. if you were buffalo, what canucks would you want for him? i'ld ask for horvat and a pick.
  2. really?
  3. all summer, cdc has been clamouring for hockey. now, while the canucks are struggling, which everyone expected, they want the franchised move to another city, so you don't have to go through the growing pains, of a rebuild. fans can't handle disappointment. 

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    2. SedinMadness


      but like heretic i did know this was coming. im ok with it. but dammit if we pick 5th again in the lotto draft i will be speechless!

    3. chon derry

      chon derry

      the average fan talkin canucks doesn't scrutinize as bad as cdc  we're the die hards  what else would you expect..

    4. chon derry

      chon derry

      everything is instant gratification nowadays for the younger nuxs fans they'll have to learn patients its only been 47 years for me....

  4. my foster parents, told us if we weren't good, they would send us to live with my mom. made us feel like living with our mom would be worse than death. never forgave them for that. they tried to cure me of being afraid of the dark. they made me go down the darkened hallway, then came up behind me and yelled boo. so sadistic.
  5. the truth is, we have players that can replace the old core, they are just not ready right now. some fans want the moves to happen right now. they won't. it's the old, we should have drafted kopitar threads. what we see is what we're getting. we all have opinions but so does benning and linden.
  6. this is our team right now. sedin sedin vanek baertschi horvat boeser granlund sutter ericksson gagner burmistrov dorsett virtanen edler tanev delzotto gudbranson hutton stecher pouliat biega markstrom nilsson who do we get rid of and who do we replace them with.? who can rebuild this team today?
  7. i've always been poor at math. i just know i've never been on the negative side of town. probably deserved to be a few times.
  8. i had a + 5 one time.
  9. so, if the cdc gm's buy out, the sedins, ericksson and edler, trade gagner, vanek, dorsett, sutter and tanev for 5th round draft picks, who do we replace them with right now? personally, i can't answer that question. rebuilding the team, is having young players that can come in and push the old core out. but not before they are ready.
  10. it isn't optimism, just the reality as where we are right now. whether they all make the nhl or none of them, they are our future. benning is building up our prospect pool. it is true that if each of us had a chance to rebuild this team, we'ld all have different plans. the truth of the matter, this is how benning is rebuilding. i for one, do not have near the hockey knowledge he has.
  11. how do you clean house until you have players that can replace the core? we know that the sedins will finish their careers here, either this season or next. we need edler until juolevi or someone can replace his minutes. who do we have that can replace the core we have now?
  12. our rebuild will be when pettersson, dahlin, gaudette, lind, gadjovich, juolevi, virtanen, boeser and demko, are ready to take over the leadership and mantle of the team. those rebuilding pieces are not ready to do that yet. it will probably take 2 more years before these players are ready for prime time. the sedins, edler, ericksson, gagner, vanek, dorsett, horvat, granlund, baertschi, sutter and markstrom are trying to be competitive until the the building pieces are ready.
  13. i wonder if we'll get our first look at pouliot.?
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