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#31 tas

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 06:40 PM

good to know that there are plenty of people out there willing to gobble up the p.r. nonsense they're spoon fed.

kesler's involvement in the community is completely hollow because it's mandated by the team, or at least recommended.

let me know when he throws 3/4 of a mil at a children's hospital, or spends a day off or two at a hospice (when there isnt a camera jammed in his face).

at least t.c. carling is earning his paycheques.

Edited by tas, 18 January 2013 - 06:42 PM.

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#32 MikeyD

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 06:58 PM

Reminds me of why I got his jersey!
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#33 disisdayear

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 07:19 PM

This is a lighthearted, positive thread about random acts in the community that most consider to be a good thing....please don't let your own personal agenda come through and derail the topic.

He/she is entitled to their opinion of a player on a public forum....not sure the sentiment or tone of the thread should allow a posters comment to be censored.


Would have to agree with riffraff...not sure why Deb feels compelled to stunt the expression of members of the CDC. Isn't the purpose of these boards to have a discussion of differing points of view regardless of sentiment and tone? I've seen a lot of interference from Deb that in my opinion are not necessarily warranted...don't see similar type of "moderating" from the other moderators. So what if things get derailed? They have a way of finding itself back on track.

Edited by disisdayear, 18 January 2013 - 07:19 PM.

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#34 Smashian Kassian

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 08:19 PM

Rules of being respected in hockey:

1. Play great
2. Play with heart
3. Play with consistency
4. Don't be cheap
5. Don't dive

He's done 1, 2 and outside of injuries I'll give him 3.

4 and 5....nope...

Just because he' s on our team doesn't mean I have to respect him, respect is earned and a leader shouldn't carry himself the way he does on the ice. And he is just now learning how to carry himself off the ice...how long has that taken?

Sorry, I'll give him respect when he earns it...serving coffee at tims to repair his image because of his inflated ego isn't a reason for respect. Its called damage control.


Isn't Mike Richards pretty respected?

How is he any different?
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#35 nucklehead53

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:02 PM

He's at Tim Hortons today for a shift too.


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That would be THE place to work, for today. I wish I was on that staff!


Not your everyday scene. Walk into a TH and see Kes... but definitely kudos to him for the time
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#36 canucklehead4ever

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:28 PM

Lame. way a go attack our own players, loser.


oh relax, I had a chuckle about it. Get over it
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#37 etsen3

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 11:37 PM

Kesler may not be as much of a "community man" as the Sedins, and his twitter account may not be as funny as Luongo's, and he doesn't always play fair. But I would still rather have him on my team than the opposition. Class may be nice but you hate facing off against guys like Kesler, and you need those types on your team.
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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:45 AM

What Kes is doing is pretty cool...he's right into it, wearing the Tim Horton's visor, serving coffee and hamming it up with the customers/fans. I hope he doesn't blow out his shoulder by trying to do too much during his shift at TH.

Don't worry he'll STILL get paid same as in the lockout!!!
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#39 fwybwed

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:59 AM

Not a fan of the diver/injury prone/surgery addiction player but kudos none the less ;)
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#40 Miller32

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 01:18 AM

An out of work Canuck has to make a living somehow :P

It's comforting to see our team involved with the community, makes me proud to be a fan of the franchise.
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#41 Tangerines

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 01:31 AM

Okay when you're done serving coffee can you come back to your other job. We need a 2nd line center pronto! Heal
up quick!
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Posted 19 January 2013 - 01:56 AM

Wow...you're a tough guy to please, Bure2Mogilny. Can't you at least give the guy SOME credit for trying to rehab his image? It all starts somewhere...and it looks like Kes is taking first steps.


I agree, but when Kesler is back on the ice he better start playing with honour or else his off-ice actions will be meaningless
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Posted 19 January 2013 - 02:00 AM

That's the name on the back of my jersey!
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#44 Raoul Duke

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 03:28 AM

Whoa he worked at Timmy's??? Damn that totally makes up for his entire pansy-arse diving '11-'12 season!!!
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Posted 19 January 2013 - 09:09 AM

Isn't Mike Richards pretty respected?

How is he any different?


He's Canadian....
That's not bad sportsmanship!
That's simply playing with fiery passion!

Kesler???.....He's a yank! Hate that guy! lmao
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