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#1 Edler's Mind Tricks

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 05:35 AM

Post your best (or worst) Canucks call in your tenure here. Using the Rep tab and going to the end is a good place to start. I wanted to trade for Garrison (specifically mentioning his attributes were the reason and not where he comes from) in 2010. I'd say that's pretty good.

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#2 One one two

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 05:42 AM

Welp, for worst call, I really don't know... I've embarrassed myself for too many times here that I can't remember. For some reason I vividly remember saying 1+ years ago that I thought Honzik would end up being a solid player in the NHL one day. Guess that's not totally out of the question, but not looking good for him at the moment. Still, can't be my worst call here.

Nothing for best call.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 06:43 AM

Can't recall a specific call that I've made, but I remember being utterly convinced that we were going to land Forsberg a couple years back.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:28 AM

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 07:31 AM

I believe I posted that coho would one day captain the canucks...

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:34 AM

I got so sick of ZOMG Kopitar! I said he'd put up points, but never be a great player. His beast mode in the Stanley Cup run proved me wrong.

Even though I understood why Gillis did it, I said the Ballard trade was a bad call. Not so much losing Grabner but the first round pick. Although Howden is doing roughly the same as Kassian at this point. I think the Canucks would be better off with Howden and Kassian. But oh well....I thought Gillis should have gone with youth, not an expensive vet.

Don't worry TruCanuck I think a lot of people thought Cody would be a Canucks captain one day.

I also said Toronto will rue the day they made the Kessel trade. Boston will just get better and Toronto probably will miss the playoffs whenever the league get's it's act together.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:40 AM

I found out where Ryan Sutter signed before it was public knowledge and posted it here. Nobody believed me till it happened the next day and everybody was like "wtf he actually went to the Wild ?"

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:58 AM

I was pretty sure we were getting Schultz.
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Posted 13 December 2012 - 09:10 AM

Told people not to get excited last week when Fehr said they presented a good offer to owners.

Edited by Shift-4, 13 December 2012 - 10:30 AM.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 09:21 AM

I predicted that both sides were smart enough not to let a lockout happen again.
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Posted 13 December 2012 - 09:46 AM

In 1982 I thought the Canucks were going to beat the Islanders and win the Stanley Cup!

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 10:28 AM

Called that when Burrows came up he'd be an every day player..... (I'll make this revisionist history and neglect the fact that I said it would be as a 3rd/4th liner)

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 12:32 PM

I was convinced Sergei Shirokov would adjust to the NA game and become a top 6 player.
I also thought Yann Sauve was an absolute steal in the 2nd round (still time to prove me right, but not all that likely)
My negative predictions about prospects seem to be better, such as hating the Patrick White pick as soon as we picked him.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 01:00 PM

I called the lockout prior to last season and I called L.A. Winning the cup in the offseason.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 01:11 PM

I called nuxforever and bruinsforthecup2011(aka royalflush) on the next two posts in this thread.

http://forum.canucks...10#entry8859010

Does that count ?

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 01:12 PM

I posted once that that Canucks should make a deal to bring a power forward to Vancouver and one of the names I threw in the mix was Kassian. That's probably the closest i've come to calling something. Oh and i called that the Canucks would beat Nashville in 6 and San Jose in 5 on their cup run.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 01:27 PM

In August 2010 I predicted 3 out of the 4 Conference finalists - Boston, Tampa and Vancouver. Only one I got wrong was Detroit, but they took San Jose to 7 games in the previous series, pretty close. Holding on to the email as proof.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 01:57 PM

I proposed a Sedins for Jokinen trade. That's as bad as it gets.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 02:32 PM

Two words .. Shane Doan ..

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 02:33 PM

I predicted that Patrick McNally would graduate from Harvard with a 4.0 GPA, and become a superstar here in Vancouver by 2016.

I was way off.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 02:53 PM

I predicted we would beat the Bruins and win the cup. Was looking good after game 2.

Woe is me.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 03:54 PM

I predicted that Patrick McNally would graduate from Harvard with a 4.0 GPA, and become a superstar here in Vancouver by 2016.

I was way off.

you're only halfway wrong so far.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 04:30 PM

I called nuxforever and bruinsforthecup2011(aka royalflush) on the next two posts in this thread.

http://forum.canucks...10#entry8859010

Does that count ?


You ruined my thread, so no.

Just kidding, I ruined it myself. Never thought that I'd see that thing again.

Corrado becoming awesome.


Same here, but I never posted on it so I lack proof.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 05:19 PM

I predicted that Lu would agree to waive his NTC (sorta) and the nucks would keep Schneider.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 05:40 PM

I predicted Grabner would score 50+ points in 2010.

My worst call? I don't talk enough about the Canucks to have one.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 07:51 PM

I called that the Devils and Chicago wouldn't make the playoffs in 2010 in the summer of 2009. NJ didn't but Chicago sneaked in as the 8th seed. I didn't post it on cdc though..

I don't remember my worst call. I know a guy who said Burrows wouldn't have more than 14 goals in his life ever again after his breakout season :lol:

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:14 PM

I remember a lot of people were suggesting MG trade for David Booth before it actually happened. I said that we would never give up assets to acquire a guy like Booth...so I guess I was right.

Worst call would probably be believing that Cody Hodgson was going to captain this team one day. :sadno:

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 10:41 AM

One of my bad calls was when I was upset we fired Nonis. Turned out to be the best thing possible.
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Posted 15 December 2012 - 10:41 AM

I also never thought Schnieder would be as good as he turned out to be.
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