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Madden as well as Lockwood are great collage players but I see little room for them coming up .Probably why Madden was moved.  Gaudette  and Horvat will slot down as more skilled guys are developed . Beagle will be gone before his contract is up. We have more centers in the pipe line coming .

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Until Horvat is replaced yes a perfect second line center but everyone is replaced. 

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2 hours ago, vannuck59 said:

Until Horvat is replaced yes a perfect second line center but everyone is replaced. 

By who exactly. Lafreneier?

 

What you giggling at @aGENT? You want some too? Come get it baby!

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6 minutes ago, 73 Percent said:

 

By who exactly. Lafreneier?

 

What you giggling at @aGENT? You want some too? Come get it baby!

Laughing with you broseph. When Horvat's ready to 'slot down', we'll be rebuilding again :lol:

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Goal tonight for Will

The tweet says Blankenburg, but Lockwood gets in the tip from the high slot and is credited with the goal. Also pretty clear from his teammates reactions that Lockwood got the goal.

 

Michigan leads 2-0 through two periods.

 

Lockwood with 8 shots already tonight.

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12 hours ago, vannuck59 said:

Madden as well as Lockwood are great collage players but I see little room for them coming up .Probably why Madden was moved.  Gaudette  and Horvat will slot down as more skilled guys are developed . Beagle will be gone before his contract is up. We have more centers in the pipe line coming .

at this point, fully agree on Madden & Lockwood.. 

 

at this point, I'm unsure on Gaudette, will he end up a 3rd center or 3rd line wing, who knows.. 

 

Beagle has 2 years left after this? I could see trying to move his contract, but who would take it and who would replace him? he's a keeper imo.. 

 

and BoHo.... that was a joke right? he's the quintessential 2C.. 60ish points, 200 ft game, face off champ.. game still needs to grow, but he ain't moving down.. unless the cap is suddenly over 100 mill.. 

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2 minutes ago, Glug Datt said:

at this point, fully agree on Madden & Lockwood.. 

 

at this point, I'm unsure on Gaudette, will he end up a 3rd center or 3rd line wing, who knows.. 

 

Beagle has 2 years left after this? I could see trying to move his contract, but who would take it and who would replace him? he's a keeper imo.. 

 

and BoHo.... that was a joke right? he's the quintessential 2C.. 60ish points, 200 ft game, face off champ.. game still needs to grow, but he ain't moving down.. unless the cap is suddenly over 100 mill.. 

Petey Bo Gaud

Best centre depth in the league.  

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35 minutes ago, Alflives said:

Petey Bo Gaud

Best centre depth in the league.  

Ummm. No. Not even close.

 

The homer is strong tonight... the smell of scotch is in the air :metal:

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15 hours ago, Alflives said:

Petey Bo Gaud

Best centre depth in the league.  

It could become the best in the league but they definitely aren't there yet. 

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14 minutes ago, RetroCanuck said:

It could become the best in the league but they definitely aren't there yet. 

Who is better?  

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3 minutes ago, Alflives said:

Who is better?  

Washington, Winnepeg, Tampa, Toronto to name a few

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20 minutes ago, RetroCanuck said:

Washington, Winnepeg, Tampa, Toronto to name a few

Wouldn't say Winnipeg is better, but add Edmonton and Pittsburgh to that list for sure.

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On 3/7/2020 at 6:04 PM, Alflives said:

Petey Bo Gaud

Best centre depth in the league.  

If the centre depth is so good and Gaudette is such a good 3C why does Travis Green not trust him with defensive zone face offs very much and use Sutter for that role?

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26 minutes ago, IjustNEEDaTROYgamble said:

If the centre depth is so good and Gaudette is such a good 3C why does Travis Green not trust him with defensive zone face offs very much and use Sutter for that role?

Good point.  Maybe learning the skill of face offs takes time? 

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26 minutes ago, IjustNEEDaTROYgamble said:

If the centre depth is so good and Gaudette is such a good 3C why does Travis Green not trust him with defensive zone face offs very much and use Sutter for that role?

Petey takes almost no faceoffs at all, leaving them to Miller. By your logic, I guess that means Petey is not a very good centre?

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2 hours ago, WeneedLumme said:

Petey takes almost no faceoffs at all, leaving them to Miller. By your logic, I guess that means Petey is not a very good centre?

Petterson is still trusted to take face offs in his own zone in key moments, while Gaudette seems to not instill any confidence of any kind in Travis Green with defensive zone face offs. I’m sure he will improve but of all the current centres currently in the starting line up I can see him being moved to wing. Canucks definitely need another good face off man like Horvat to take over for either Sutter or Beagle in the future on the 4th line. 

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30 minutes ago, IjustNEEDaTROYgamble said:

Petterson is still trusted to take face offs in his own zone in key moments, while Gaudette seems to not instill any confidence of any kind in Travis Green with defensive zone face offs. I’m sure he will improve but of all the current centres currently in the starting line up I can see him being moved to wing. Canucks definitely need another good face off man like Horvat to take over for either Sutter or Beagle in the future on the 4th line. 

Just because Gaudette isn't the best at faceoffs now, doesn't mean he won't be better in two years ;) 

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1 hour ago, IjustNEEDaTROYgamble said:

Petterson is still trusted to take face offs in his own zone in key moments,

This is the opposite of the truth. 

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