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Are the Canucks a better "team" with Kesler not in the line up?

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#61 WonderTwinPowers


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Posted 03 March 2013 - 08:19 PM

Sometimes I think Kesler is too selfish to be a centreman

That's why I'd like to try

With 29 or 32 as the spare forward, our bottom 9 seem to roll along a lot better without him.

Could be interesting to see how it would go, but it gives JS a chance in an offensive role as well as giving Kes a playmaker for his shoot first style. Our secondary scoring could suffer for sure, but I don't think it would that much once offset with the Top lines hopefully increased production.

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 09:30 PM

ask the 0'fer power play...





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Posted 03 March 2013 - 09:40 PM

Yeah, we are so good without Kesler, IDIOTS!

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 09:54 PM

Does everyone here not realize he played every game with a broken foot?...

How well would anyone play hockey with a broken foot... Probably not their best

Ok, if I have to hear one more dedicated fan bow down to Kesler's hypnosis, I might scream! The guy's under-performed last year due to "coming back from hip surgery too soon". Had shoulder surgery in this off season and despite not coming back on schedule (thank goodness for the lockout, huh Kes?), he admitted he was still not "in right timing yet". Then, breaks foot. So, by the time he comes back and is in "fine form", it will be about 2 years since he last was "himself".

So, one could look at this two ways. Either he just has bad luck, or puts himself in dangerous positions. All I know is, he gets a LOT of time & consideration compared to others. Wow.....if I could have that kind of lattitude in my job!!!

Overrated, high maintenance and a lot of hype for a good, very good but not great player. Time to move on to another team. I think he is too much of a prima donna by interviews, and I imagine some of that filters in to the dressing room. BUt, I am no expert.......time will tell.

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 10:03 PM

Yes ... Kesler is a puck hog. Even AV hinted that he should learn to pass. Don't get me started on the dive ... what was it, first game back he gets a diving penalty?

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 10:31 PM

Yes ... Kesler is a puck hog. Even AV hinted that he should learn to pass. Don't get me started on the dive ... what was it, first game back he gets a diving penalty?

i completely agree neversummer............the other thing that drives me nuts is his frequent slapping of stick on ice when behind other team's players, as if they are going to get deeked out and accidentally pass to him! Nervous twitch of his, or selfish and dramatic tick?

Diving is never a class act.............

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 09:50 PM

I'll say no.

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 09:51 PM

AV commenting On team Chem ... I dunno I wonder if Kesler is all but gone

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 09:58 PM

He's a typical bad mood guy.....He makes life extremely miserable for the opposition.We desperately need him in the lineup right now.

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 11:57 PM


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Posted 21 March 2013 - 12:00 AM

Kesler's biggest issue since his amazing 2011 season is his attitude. The dude is so arrogant.
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Posted 21 March 2013 - 12:18 AM

no they can't win faceoffs for crap

henriks below 50% and lappy only slightly about 50% and then everyone else is like 30-40

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 01:47 AM

Trading Kesler now is one of the dumbest things we could do if we want to win the cup.


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