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If its a shortened season, should the nucks tank it?


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#61 debluvscanucks

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 07:29 PM

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 07:59 PM

I'm not sure who is more pathetic

The douche that made this topic

Or people that took the douche serious enough to argue with him.
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#63 Stick-in-Rink

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 08:06 PM

Our core is getting older and older.. So yeah I guess tanking would be the most logical thing to do when our Cup window is gradually closing. sarcasm
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#64 canuck_trevor16

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 08:26 PM

is this a joke? CDC needs a IQ test
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Posted 29 September 2012 - 10:17 PM

is this a joke? CDC needs a IQ test


I'm pretty sure that, collectively, CDC has roughly the same IQ as a turnip.
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Posted 29 September 2012 - 11:07 PM

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 03:32 AM

Short season: blip on the radar.... Regroup for the full season and use the short year to grab and stockpile on high draft picks??? Perhaps an opening to groom replacement players for the soon to be retired Sedins?


Tanking on purpose is morally and ethically wrong and is an embarrassment to hockey. Wtf are you thinking man? Even if we got the first 5 picks in the first round for tanking I still wouldn't want our team to do it, it would be a disgrace to hockey.

Edited by Kesheniel, 30 September 2012 - 03:33 AM.

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 09:43 AM

Crap. I read the thread title as "It's a shortened season..."

Got my hopes up with a worthless post...

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 03:35 PM

Troll. The Sedins are 32. They aren't leaving for Sweden for another five years.


*8 years*
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Posted 30 September 2012 - 03:47 PM

Proud athletes don't tank.
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Posted 01 October 2012 - 11:57 AM

What a terrible idea.

-The team isn't getting any younger, so why waste a precious opportunity at the Cup while we know we can win.
-Why would you tank for a short season, but not for a long season?

Tanking is embarassing to sports and competition in general. Players, fans, owners etc. have something called pride. Teams don't tank even when they're out of the playoffs near draft pick territory, so it would be insane to do it when you have a legit chance at the cup. If the Canucks tanked for a whole year, even though we're contenders, I would quit watching the team. I'm not gonna waste my evenings watching a team that is making no attempt to win whatsoever. And I'm definitely not gonna shell out 70+ hard earned dollars to go watch a game. If the Canucks tanked for a whole year, you would start seeing a lot of empty seats at Rogers Arena.

Thankfully the Canucks aren't actually insane, so this will never happen.

Edited by etsen3, 01 October 2012 - 11:58 AM.

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 02:31 PM

Wouldn't it make more sense to use the shorter season as an opportunity to make another run at the Cup, hopefully after suffering less wear and tear than during a full regular season?


I agree with you. Also it looks like it will not be a deep draft this year.
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Posted 09 October 2012 - 02:56 PM

Short season: blip on the radar.... Regroup for the full season and use the short year to grab and stockpile on high draft picks??? Perhaps an opening to groom replacement players for the soon to be retired Sedins?


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