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#31 The Nuckist

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 10:51 AM

Tanev. The kid is as steady as they come
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Posted 07 March 2013 - 10:58 AM

Tanev
Hansen

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 11:45 AM

honestly i think higgi has looked great i am very curious to see what direction the nucks go with him this off season

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 11:57 AM

Are you kidding me, you guys would honestly pick Hansen or Tanev over Henrik or Daniel?

Go ahead, you pick Tanev and Hansen, I'll take the Sedins. ;)

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 12:05 PM

Tanev, Hansen, Higgins.

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 12:15 PM

Used to be Luongo early on. Now it's D.Sedin.

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 12:36 PM

Tanev
Higgy
Hansen
wow MayRay
the twins are a given most nights

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 12:49 PM

Kesler. Hands down still our best player.
Also we are much better when Juice is in the lineup

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 12:51 PM

Andrew ebbet ..... on a serious note, probably bieksa in terms of our record when he's in the lineup compared to when he's out

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 01:10 PM

Burrows- plays so well when others slump they slide Alex onto the line for a pick-em up.
Tanev- is the guy actually alive? So cool and calm.
Hansen- solid forechecker, reasonable skill and a damm fine skater, rarely if, ever takes a shift off.

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 01:17 PM

For me it has been Tanev
He is starting to be a favorite of mine
Might not have the points to show his hard work (4 = 1 goal/3 assists) but he is working hard.
I get to listen to a lot of Radio1040 games (always on the go here) and more often than not, his name is the one that keeps coming back by the commentator. Looking at his ice time he's not always there on the ice but he always seems to make the plays and the right ones and his name sure is used a lot.
Anyway .... I am liking Tanev and he's impressed me so far

Others are:
Hansen, Higgins, and our first line ... man do I love waching the Sedins & Burr
Never been a Raymond fan but he has also been a surprise, I hope he keeps it up.

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 01:27 PM

its clearly burrows he was the best second line centre we have had so far even when kesler came back he wasnt as good as burrows.. kassians sitting in the front of the net not helping the sedins with the cycle dragged both sedins down.. until they put burrows back on their line and then the scoring chances and goals started to come hes a great PK man .. he hasnt been diving he hasnt been yapping just solid hard play every shift every night.

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 01:29 PM

Hansen & Tanev easily.
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Posted 07 March 2013 - 02:21 PM

Daniel Sedin.

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 03:06 PM

the great dane jannik hansen. his work ethic and hustle has not been matched by any other canuck this season.

christopher tanev a close second. easily our most consistent dman.

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 03:30 PM

Tanev
Hansen

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 03:30 PM

Tanev - Easily our most consistent dman. Whenever a dman is sliding, guess who they get to play with?
Raymond - Quieting the haters with an excellent year. Improved shot, strong on his skates, speed, he can pass , plays solid 2 way game.
Hansen - Hansen just does. He has been my favorite player sometime. Always on, physical, and just goes about his business.
Higgins - Probably the most under rated player on the team.
Sedins - Slow start but have looked like themselves again, need to get that PP back on track. It all goes through them

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 03:31 PM

There are guys surprising with good performances but the best player on the team right now is Henrik Sedin.

I was saying Lu-Urns...

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 04:00 PM

If I go on my impressions from having watched the games, I'd say Tanev, Burrows, Raymond (twins aside). Higgins and Hansen had slow starts but recently have played very well.
The Sedins and Burrows aren't really fair to include in the discussion imo - their ozone starts are entirely warranted, but also give them tremendous numbers.

If you go by underlying numbers it's a bit surprising - and I'll highlight a few of the less touted (Tanev aside).

Based only on the seven games he's been back, Booth has standout numbers. He's a +25.6 relative corsi, while getting only 45.3% offensive zone starts and managing 58.2% offensive zone finishes - quite impressive actually. He has backchecked very well, been strong on the boards in his own end and quick to move the puck, but his numbers are still surprising.

Tanev is also a +8.3 relative corsi with 49.3 % offensive zone starts and 57.6% finishes.

Neither of these guys have faced above average competition, but nevertheless are strong cases.

Ballard is a +3.1 with only 47.9% offensive zone starts - again, not the strongest competition.

Kassian is doing well - he's had only 47% offensive zone starts but has a positive relative corsi (+1) and has faced a strong quality of competition - he's actually 9th strongest on the club in each of these categories.

Tough to choose really.
Quality by committee.
Play a team game, win games.

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 04:00 PM

You asked: Best Overall Player so far?

I think H. Sedin and D. Sedin have been the most consistent and point-producing duos.
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Posted 07 March 2013 - 04:08 PM

1. Hansen
2. Tanev
3. Raymond

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 04:16 PM

Zack Kassian FTW

Based on absolutely nothing statistical at all, I just like him.

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 04:20 PM

mason raymond been doing pretty good

def not sedins, they've been pretty lazy defensively but I guess that's what majority o-zone starts do to you. Horrible play by Henrik last game on the powerplay last game that gave up the SHG

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 04:23 PM

Raymond, already a massive improvement over last year when everyone was writing him off and wanting him traded

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 05:00 PM

Hansen for sure. Tanev a close 2nd.

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 06:48 PM

Umm Luongo hello!?
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Posted 07 March 2013 - 07:27 PM

Tanev, Hanson, Hamhuis, Kassian

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 07:31 PM

1. Tanev - has been very cool and collected under pressure and easily the most consistent defenceman so far this year.
2. Hansen - plays physical and looks dangerous with his speed.

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 07:40 PM

I'm not sure if this team has a "best" player currently.
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Posted 07 March 2013 - 07:43 PM

I think Raymond has been much better this year, but overall from Game 1? Gotta be Tanev for me. He's been very under the radar, in the sense of generally not doing anything rash or stupid.
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