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Patrik Sundstrom- the forgotten Canuck

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In his second season, Sundstrom lit it up for 38 goals and 53 assists for 91 points. His point totals WERE club records for a centre. Included in those numbers is a seven-point night (a goal and six assists) during a 9-5 win at Pittsburgh on Feb. 29, 1984. That mark remains a club record for most points by a player in one game and is just one off the all-time record of eight points in a road game co-held by Peter and Anton Stastny. Sundstrom followed that up with seasons of 68, 66 and 71 points to finish his Canuck career with 342 points in 374 games. He remains in 10th place in all-time team scoring.

He HAD the club record for scoring in a season by a centre, why doesn't he get the recognition he deserves?

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Kesler had 41 goals in 2010-2011. So Sundstrom doesn't have the single season goals record for a Canucks centre either.

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Kesler had 41 goals in 2010-2011. So Sundstrom doesn't have the single season goals record for a Canucks centre either.

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That's like when Bernie Nicholls scored 70 goals and 150 points in 79 games while playing with Gretzky on the Kings.. That is a really impressive season, but I bet not a lot of people remember him for doing that.. Another one of those lost players

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Sundstrom and Tanti were one of the best duos the Canucks ever had, although Tanti was my favorite Canuck for a very long time.

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You say Sundstrom, I think Gus and Captain Kirk.

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Keep in mind that was a totally different era. And while Sundstrom was good, he was still well down the depth list on all those powerhouse Oiler and Flames teams. The Oilers had five guys above Sundstrom's peak season, while Gretzky had more than double his peak season. Yada-yada-yada.

And Sundstrom scored 1 goal and 1 assist in 11 playoff games as a Canuck. In which the Canucks were SPANKED.

Good player from a forgettable era.

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You say Sundstrom, I think Gus and Captain Kirk.

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Kirk was never a 'forgotten' Canuck. He's up their with some of our all-time greats. Probably the 2nd best goalie in our 41 year history.

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While Sundstrom was 'alright' as a Devil, he was traded for McLean and Adams, both well-remembered playoff heroes for us.

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Of course, was never saying that. Just mean that I would have made that trade to the devils a hundred times over. Sundstrom was a good player, But we won that deal as Gus and Kirk were amazing for us. (Though Adams did get injured in a Salo like frequency)

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In Sundstrom's first year with Jersey after he was traded, he set the record for most points in a playoff game with eight.

Lemieux tied it, but no one has beat it.

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You say Sundstrom, I think Gus and Captain Kirk.

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Kirk was never a 'forgotten' Canuck. He's up their with some of our all-time greats. Probably the 2nd best goalie in our 41 year history.

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Oh, for sure. No question about that.

Adams and Mclean were integral parts in the Cup run. The clutch saves and clutch goals by them respectively are akin to Lui and Burrows for this generation's Cup run.

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I agree. Every time I do some sort of statistical Canuck thing, I always see him up there. His high level of points in that one year has always been underestimated. He's still 2nd in both most goals, and most points for a centre in one season.

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didnt we get gregg adams and kirk mclean for him? pretty good return for him.

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