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  1. Canucks roster year end grades

    Boeser - A+ Vanek - A Horvat - B+ Edler - B+ Daniel - B+ Henrik - B- Markstrom - B- MDZ - B- Stecher - B- Tanev - B- Leipsic - B- Pouliot - C+ Virtanen - C+ Biega - C+ Archibald - C+ Baertschi - C Sutter - C Goldobin - C- Gaunce - C- Gagner - C- Gudbranson - D+ F squad: Nilsson, Eriksson, Granlund, Hutton, Boucher, Dowd, Motte
  2. [Retirement] The Sedins to retire at the end of the season

    The end of the best era of Canucks hockey. Sad to see them go but also so grateful for what they gave to the city and the fans. Very glad they went out on top too. 50 point seasons in your last year is very respectable. There's no doubt they could've played another year if they wanted to. This was a personal decision not a decision based on their level of play. Thank you Daniel and Henrik!!
  3. Elias Pettersson | C/RW

    that awkward moment when you think you're on FetLife but it's actually CDC
  4. Tyler Motte | #64 | C/W

    The fruitsational one
  5. Benning Extended (Official)

    No $&!#, but good GM's are able to draft with an eye on the future. Gillis failed at that big time.
  6. Benning Extended (Official)

    I actually can't tell if you're trolling anymore. It's pretty well known that Gillis didn't build the 2011 team. He added smaller pieces to the team he inherited. Yes he got close to a cup but he also destroyed the future in the process.
  7. Benning Extended (Official)

    You mean players like Burrows and Hansen? The funny thing is, I'm sure if every decent player on the roster was traded for picks and prospects you'd be whining even more about how the team is the worst in the league. You can't just trade away all your NHL players and still have an NHL caliber team.
  8. Benning Extended (Official)

    No other GM in Canucks history has inherited a team with such awful depth. No other GM in Canucks history has added this amount of high quality prospects to the franchise.
  9. TSN Misquoted Jacob Markstrom

    Could be libel
  10. How Many 20 Goal Scorers?

    Last season, the Canucks only had one player to score 20 goals. That was Bo Horvat who scored exactly 20 to go along with his 32 assists. This year Vancouver may potentially have five 20 goal scorers. Boeser is currently at 26 goals with 28 games left, I'd love to see him hit 40 but he'll be hard pressed to do so. Vanek has 15 goals in 54 games, if he doesn't get traded at the deadline I'd be surprised if he didn't hit 20. Horvat (36 gp) and Baertschi (43 gp) are both at 12 goals right now, despite missing quite a few games to injuries. If they both play all remaining 28 games I think they should be able to each break the goal mark. Horvat may be more of a sure thing than Baertschi. The only player I don't think will hit 20 goals who could feasibly do it is Daniel Sedin. He currently has 13 goals in 53 games and I see him finishing the season in the 16-19 range. Would love to see Daniel break 20 in what could be his final season though. Regardless of what happens, we are definitely better off this year than last year.
  11. [Signing] Canucks sign Darren Archibald

    Excited for Archie. He should come out hard in his first game. Wonder who goes out for him?
  12. Adam Gaudette | #88 | C

    You spelled category wrong.
  13. Adam Gaudette | #88 | C

    Well no... There definitely is. Sorry you're just wrong there. Before McDavid played a single game in the NHL I could tell you with confidence that he was a better player than, say, Tom Sestito. There is definitely a way to determine the skill end effectiveness of players regardless of the league they play in. I think what you meant was that there is no way for YOU to determine that, seeing as you don't have the knowledge or resources to do so. (edit: I'm not saying I have the knowledge to determine that either, which is why I asked the question)
  14. Adam Gaudette | #88 | C

    Anyone think Gaudette is a better all around player than Gaunce at this point? How about Dowd?
  15. Is Brock a Generational Talent?

    At his current pace he'd currently finish only about 6 off of Ovechkin's rookie goal totals. That's not exactly "very far", just sayin... Also he's currently outscoring McDavid while playing in the same division. But I wouldn't call him generational yet either. We'll see in 5 years. A lot of it will depend on how well he is able to adapt his game when necessary, and how much he can improve on his current form in the coming years. He has the advantage of not carrying the "generational" label from before he was drafted. But we make look back after his career is over and see him in the same light as some of the generational players you mentioned.