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  1. Most adults have jobs therefore are associated with their company in some way, but not everyone is a spokesperson for their company. What you're saying is if you're a public figure, you can't have your own personal opinion on things. Why? It doesn't mean it's your employer's stance on the matter, unless the person is actually the spokesperson or explicitly states that they are sharing their company's views on a certain matter. The scenario you're proposing can be resolved with a public statement from the business saying that the views shared by that individual are not reflective of
  2. I wear a mask everywhere I go and will continue to do so. People should wear masks. Store owners have the right to refuse giving their business to people not wearing masks. I think protesters are dead wrong about this issue. But above all, people have the right to express their opinion without fear of their livelihood being stripped. This is not a baked goods store that didn't want to give you a cupcake because you're not wearing a mask. A man lost his livelihood because of an opinion. This is not a democratic state. It's very dangerous grounds. I hope none of you find yourselves in a position
  3. Let's gooooo!! Excited to see what Jake can do with a little fire burning in him. If that doesn't get him going I don't know what will.
  4. And Panarin and Pastrnak are known for their defense? Ovi is the best consistent goal scorer the game has ever seen and he's been doing it for 15 years. There has to be some respect given there. You can put Crosby ahead of Ovi if you want (and over their respective careers, sure I'd probably take Crosby over Ovi), but for this past year I would have taken Ovi over Crosby. They barely squeaked him in at #15 on their list...
  5. Hedman needs to be in the top 5 for me. My top 5: 1. McDavid 2. Mackinnon 3. Ovechkin (a toss up between top 3) 4. Crosby 5. Hedman Ovechkin was on pace for 58 goals over 82 games as a 35 year old in the NHL while hitting anything that moves. How this man was not included in the top 3 let alone top 5 is asinine. It's downright proof of the anti-Russian stance in the NHL.
  6. I've mentioned it before but to me he's a more physically gifted Alex Burrows. Very similar attitude as well from his on-ice play. Really good complementary player who will do the dirty work and put up some points if you put him with good players, but will be just as effective playing in the bottom 6 and providing leadership and grit there. From the eye test, he seems to me like he'd be the perfect RW for Horvat. I see him clicking very well with Horvat and Pearson if he gets the chance to play there. He's a horse along the walls, and likes to get in the forecheck. Puck hound type, and if he i
  7. For people who are interested, I compared some of Hughes's advanced metrics to Sergachev's, you can see Hughes had a larger impact on the game. When it comes to zone starts the majority of their shifts start in the offensive and neutral zones, with Hughes being relied upon more in the offensive zone so he has the advantage there. But the difference between their defensive zone starts is less than one start per 60 minutes. In every measurable category, Hughes has a more significant impact on the game than Sergachev. Compared to their teammates, Hughes played a more significant role for his team
  8. He's really not... it's based on a Russian site that greatly exaggerates player's height/weight. It's worse than the NBA. Somebody posted a few pages back in this thread from a legit source that he's about 6'1".
  9. Sid, I respect your opinion around these parts especially when it comes to assessing prospects. How's Woo's defensive play? Re Brisebois, I'm looking forward to seeing him compete for a spot on the big team
  10. Yes haha the bolded part is what I was asking Hopefully they'll move the deadline due to the adjusted schedule, but I could still see him wanting to finish out what he started with his teammates this year which can't be mad at... Catch 22 really in that scenario.
  11. So only way to join the Canucks is if his agent negotiated an out clause in Tryamkin's KHL contract? I doubt he would, all previous indications point towards him probably wanting to finish the season with his team, but just curious? Sorry if it's been already addressed in the thread.
  12. Any news on a potential Ekblad trade?

    1. Nuck1991

      Nuck1991

      lol its the canucks, we are not getting ekblad

    2. CanucksCountry

      CanucksCountry

      We really dont have anything to give up

  13. Have they already had media availability for the year? Did I miss it or are there plans of that happening anytime soon?

    1. Where's Wellwood

      Where's Wellwood

      Benning and Green at noon September 8th

    2. goalie13

      goalie13

      You're really that eager to hear vague answers to stupid questions?

    3. smithers joe

      smithers joe

      even when jim’s being vague, you can still gain a little insight into what he is planning. both jim and travis knows what this team needs to go to next level. the moves he needs or wants to make won’t be easy, but he’ll try. he’s already said that teams want players on our team. i doubt they want the players that fans want moved. 

      imo, we need a top 4 d man and a little muscle. i could see him making a deal like that got him miller.

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