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Great to see Sami Salo playing well in Tampa


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#1 Mclean1

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 02:16 PM

Watching highlights of last nights game vs Ottawa, it looks like his doing well and its great to see.It sucked to see him leave in the off season but hopefully he stays health and keeps contributing to Tampa's team...His forever a Canuck.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 02:22 PM

Yeah Salo and Hodgson are doing good so far this year. Good to see.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 02:58 PM

Ahh... Sami if only that injury bug could have stayed away from you.
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Posted 26 January 2013 - 03:03 PM

it is expected a real solid dman
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Posted 26 January 2013 - 03:09 PM

Hes on pace for 36 assists and a +/- of 96 lol.
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Posted 26 January 2013 - 03:35 PM

What a stud.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 03:55 PM

You know he's not going to sustain that pace. Thornton has 9 pts in 3 games. Do you really think he is going to have a 100 plus points??

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 04:27 PM

You know he's not going to sustain that pace. Thornton has 9 pts in 3 games. Do you really think he is going to have a 100 plus points??


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Posted 26 January 2013 - 05:20 PM

Him playing decently when healthy over there was never in doubt.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 06:15 PM

Honestly, I wish all our players that left on reasonable grounds all the success in the future... except when they play us.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 09:06 PM

Good to see him do well in Tampa Bay. At least he's wearing the Canucks colour.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 08:26 AM

Sami was asked to play top 4 minutes last year and physically was was showing by the end of the year. Good for him that he got a 2 year deal for decent money. Getting Garrison at his age was the way to go. I wish Garrison hit the net more with his shot however. I like Edler's start and the fact that he looks solid along side Garrison. With time Garrison should show his strengths more consistantly.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:02 AM

Yeah, Salo would have been nice to have on the team this year, but a contender just can't gamble that Salo won't get injured. The odds are against Salo.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:15 AM

He's going to complement what they had already started to build there. Nice to see him contributing early. A shortened season with several games packed together do make me worry for him a little. Little tweaks and tears won't get much time to heal and could more easily turn into bigger problems for him.

I wish we still had him but overall I'd rather have Garrison and Tanev coming up really left little room for him.
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Posted 27 January 2013 - 10:10 AM

He usually plays his best at the beginning of the season (he was looking like an allstar dman last year) hopefully he can keep it up.
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Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:49 PM

I'm happy for him. Wish he was still a Canuck!
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Posted 27 January 2013 - 05:02 PM

Another assist tonight in the 1st period. Wishing you all the best Sami. Wish he was still with the Canucks.
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Posted 27 January 2013 - 05:12 PM

Nice to see the old boys playin' out their end days in the warmer climes of T Bay!!

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 11:33 PM

It definitely hurts when you lose your most talented defender.

Tampa Bay fans probably didn't know he was this good. Beat out 5.5m dollar Matt Carle for the top PP spot.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 08:13 AM

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 08:16 AM

I will always be a fan.

(plus, he won me $102.00 in the PP contest on one of his huge cannons). Go Sami.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 08:31 AM

Go Sami! I love seeing him do well
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Posted 28 January 2013 - 09:33 AM

Getting injured is only a matter of time. Also, he noticably slows down as the season wears on him.

Hated to see him go, as much as Ohlund and Mitchell, but we couldn't gamble that money and term on him.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:19 PM

That beautiful warm sun is keeping him healthy down there. B)
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