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  1. Does anyone know how to voice command Alexa to play TSN 1040?  I can't figure it out, I've tried all the phrases

    1. Quantum


      You need to download the TSN 1040 skill and that'll enable it. You should be able to find it on the Amazon page here...

    2. Quantum


      But you should be able to enable it by going into your Alexa app --> Skills & Games --> Search TSN 1040 --> click on TSN 1040 from the search results (it's the only one if you search TSN 1040, if you just search TSN you'll get all the TSN channels) ---> and on the TSN 1040 you can click "enable to use" and it should add it to your Alexa commands...


      This also works if you replace TSN 1040 with Sportsnet 650 too.


      I have an Alexa and did this exact thing and it works like a charm.

    3. The 5th Line

      The 5th Line

      I've got both those skills enabled, I can get the 650 to work but not 1040.  Do I need to disable 650?

  2. Draft picks for Detroit, no old and used roster players, no reclamation projects.  Picks, picks, picks, stock the farm.  The staggering difference is a reminder that we have sat around wasting valuable time, acquiring further down the road players in hopes of quicker playoffs.  The amount of picks we have squandered during our rebuild is gross.



    Red Wings since 2017;


    Picks brought in via trade by round - Detroit - In: 1,  2, 2, 2, 2,   3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3,   4,   5, 5, 5,  6,   7.      Out: 3, 5

    Players brought in:  4 different players


    Canucks since 2017;


    Picks brought in via trade by round: In:  4, 6, 7.    Out: 4, 7

    Players brought in: 15 different players


    Canucks since 2014;


    Picks by round via trade   In:   1,  2, 2,  3, 3, 3,  4,  5,  6,  7, 7, 7.   Out: 2, 2, 2, 2,  3, 3, 3,  4, 4,  5, 5,  6,  7, 7

    Players brought in via trades: 32 different players


    Since 2017

    Jurco for 3rd

    B.Smith for 2nd + 3rd

    Vanek for 3rd + Mcillrath

    Ott for 6th

    Sheahan + 5th for Wilson + 3rd

    Wilson for 5th

    Mrazek for 3rd + 4th

    Tatar for 1st + 2nd + 3rd

    Russo for 7th

    Jensen + 5th for Bowey + 2nd

    Nyquist for 2nd + 3rd

    Sproul for Puempel 

    1. coastal.view


      not sure what you are trying to say

      detroit finished below the canucks in the standings this past season

      i think vancouver has higher end prospects overall

      and i like their chances at a rebuild resulting in better cup prospects

      you think detroit is in a better position?

      or you just like a lot of shiny draft pick options in your draft wallet?

    2. 48MPHSlapShot


      When you cite Nyquist for a 2nd and a 3rd as win for the Wings xD

    3. The 5th Line

      The 5th Line

      It's two different rebuild models.  One model is collect as many picks as possible, the other isn't.

  3. LMAO Absolutely loving that

  4. Chiarelli's first interview since being fired.  (18+)


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    2. Jimmy McGill
    3. Zigmund.Palffy
    4. NewbieCanuckFan


      Man I hope Benning doesn't want to help an old friend and hire him.

  5. SC with Jay and Dan is pure cringe.  

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    2. Zigmund.Palffy


      Yea they dont need a lounge area for highlights... they were gold without it...

    3. Squamfan


      Tim and Sid are way better, the amount of stuff that sportnet allow them to say is amazing. TSN is just a liberal, Trudeau supporting network, who will get  offended easily . So there broadcasting  allows  their poetically correct audience to watch in peace.

    4. The 5th Line

      The 5th Line

      Squamfan that's a good point, it's almost like they are being boring on purpose to stick it to their boss or something.  It's just terrible jokes followed by awkward silence, then they walk over to the Tim Horton's lounge area for highlights and they both just sit their in silence trying to think of things to say.  I like the idea of a relaxed sports highlights show but god damn put in just a little effort would ya?  

  6. I've never been so sick as a fan, other than 2011 loss/riots.  Poor kid got thrown down to the ice violently, and we did nothing.  

    1. 48MPHSlapShot


      Disgusting. Nobody on this team deserves the C, except maybe the kid that left the game with a concussion.

  7. Pulled the Boeser young gun!

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    2. Western Red

      Western Red

      out of a pack or hobby or retail box?

    3. The 5th Line

      The 5th Line

      Out of a tin 


    4. Western Red

      Western Red

      So a retail tin from Walmart. Very nice. Easily paid for it.

  8. Humboldt strong 

    1. Alflives


      Hopefully the families and community will have the strength to forgive the truck driver, if he is proven to be at fault.  

  9. Pucks continuously break bones on what seems like a daily basis.  They can't find a different material to use that is softer?  The players shoot to hard.. Laine is the latest victim, a superstar teenager on his way to a possible Rocket Richard trophy 

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    2. The 5th Line

      The 5th Line

      Lol honestly it's getting to that point.  I'm getting tired of watching players go down like flies because they play with a frozen solid hard rubber puck

    3. Baer.


      Less dense material means slow pucks. Scoring would go way down.


      Hockey is not a soft game, never has been. Players know the risk when they block shots.


      Unfortunately we can't make the sport 100% injury free.

    4. SabreFan1


      If you figured out how to make pucks softer and resistant to freezing, they would travel slower.  The goalies of today are too good to give them even more time to see and react to a puck coming.

  10. Hall's point streak is almost as long as Lucic's goallless streak,,,Ha

    1. apollo


      LOL! Ha! You suck looch! 


      I think had he signed in Vancouver instead of Edmonton and Loui in Edmonton instead of Van, both would have been better off. 

    2. Alflives


      I love laughing at the Oillers stupidity.  Still can't believe all they got for Hall was a shut down Dman, who brings little to no offense.   :lol: And Chirelli keeps his job how exactly??

  11. I think it would be pretty cool if Hank handed his "C" to Bo in the last game of the season, regardless if him and his brother decide to come back next season, I think it would be an awesome gesture.  Just a thought I had,

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    2. coastal.view


      a thought i had

      was that no players are retired

      but that


      hank hands "C" to

      luongo, who hands it to

      nasland, who hands it to

      messier, who tosses it to

      linden who lobs it to lidster

      who lobs it back

      and linden lobs it again lidster who passes it to

      dan quinn, who gives it to

      smyl, who hands it to

      mccarthy, who gives it to lever

      who gives it back, only to get it back again from mccarthy

      lever then gives it next to

      oddliefson, who gives it to boudrias

      and it is then given a time out for a year

      and handed to kurtenbach


      who gives it another time out for the 2018 - 2019 hockey season


      just a thought i had about the "C"




    3. stawns


      Honestly, I don't think Bo is ready for it and I don't want the pressure of wearing the C in the cesspool of vancouver media and fan scrutiny falling on his shoulders.  In my opinion, Guddy is the next Captain, with Bo as an alternate 

    4. wildcam


      I think handing the Big C over to Bo at last game of the season would be a fantastic idea..That would set the off season off allowing the young guys to take the lead in the dressing room...


      Come on Jim and Trevor lets do this, great fresh start for 2018-2019 season..

  12. Maybe I am just blind but does the iHeart radio audio player not have a volume control option?  

    1. goalie13


      Maybe not.  They might just be relying on your device's volume control.

    2. Green Building

      Green Building

      I remember them having a pop out window before, but I haven't listened to iHeart for a long time and just saw that window no longer exists. 


      Kind of a hobo move not to have volume control in this day and age.

  13. Crosby is the GOAT 

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    2. Down by the River

      Down by the River

      McDavid is more fun to watch, but Crosby is better, especially considering what he has been able to do while almost always having one AHL-caliber winger for every minute he plays 5 on 5. 

    3. J-23


      Barnaby is the GOAT.

    4. Green Building

      Green Building

      McDavid has a lot to prove before he finds himself in the same category as Crosby. 


      Crosby > McDavid

  14. What's with Dylan Strome?  Destroyed Junior, lighting up the AHL at almost a 2.0 ppg pace but can't do jack in the NHL 

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    2. Ghostsof1915



      133 points in 63 games. For a defenceman. 

      Kamloops Blazers retired his number.

      Never translated into the NHL. 

      Best year in the NHL, 40 points. 


      Some can light it up in AHL/Junior but not in the NHL. 


    3. Baer.


      Seems like he should have been a forward lol. 


      Also funny how his teammate at the time, Rob Brown, went from playing with super Mario and being 5th in league scoring to being a career IHL/AHLer.


      The 80s were a weird time for hockey...

    4. vinny_in_vancouver


      When I've watched him in Juniors, it seems that he's able to easily take advantage of weaker opponents, but against tougher competition (e.g., NHL or better opponents during world juniors), he just can't seem to raise his compete level - he looks so ordinary a majority of the time. Not sure if it's low hockey IQ or not having the fire or maybe he just needs a bit more time to figure it out.

  15. This December marks my 4th straight year of living with Post Concussion Syndrome.  It doesn't go away, so many struggles, deficiencies and hardships.  Take care of your brain ! It is delicate and you only have one.  

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    2. Green Building

      Green Building

      4 years, wow. I've had one concussion, and lucky for me it wasn't a bad one, but I also had a fractured jaw. That part sucked. 


      I've got a buddy who had 5 or more concussions by his 20th birthday. He doesn't really suffer from after effects, but he is insanely susceptible to concussions now. Any head contact could easily concuss him. It's rather shocking to think about how easy it would be for the next one to do some real damage (if the previous ones haven't already). We'll see how he's doing in 10-30 years.


      Have you noticed your symptoms getting better over time? I hope you have, man. I can't imagine.



    3. The 5th Line

      The 5th Line

      Symptoms fluctuate constantly, tolerance of certain things fluctuates.  It's a rollercoaster, sometimes I go weeks without being able to use a computer or phone.  Rest is the only thing that helps.  It's a long, dark road that seems to be heading nowhere.  I'll get there eventually though 

    4. Green Building

      Green Building

      I know we all dick around and pick pointless internet fights with each other around here virtually all the time, but personal health trumps all of that. I wish you all the best with your ongoing recovery.