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I just remember multiple times where he was on the ice with the Pettersson line and it was painfully obvious that he couldn't make a play besides shooting wildly. 

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I was expecting a bit more wild man out of him...sort of a Kass thing only milder.  Maybe it's the beard, I don't know.  Just thought he'd play with a bit more edge.

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On 11/6/2019 at 6:55 PM, Mrwipeout said:

his beard alone would pass as a lumberjack...

or a hipster

 

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On 1/15/2020 at 4:40 PM, debluvscanucks said:

I was expecting a bit more wild man out of him...sort of a Kass thing only milder.  Maybe it's the beard, I don't know.  Just thought he'd play with a bit more edge.

I think a lot of fans thought the same thing.

He's never been a huge physical presence. 

He's simply what JB said he signed him for. N experiences, versatile veteran on the blue line.

Whether or not he stabilizes our dcore is yet to materialize though.

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Canucks are 9-2 without Benn in the lineup.  Not saying that's the reason we've been playing better but Stecher does look more solid when not playing with Benn.

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I think we'll want this guy in the lineup if/when the playoffs happen.  He's not particularly noticeable in the regular season, but guys like this tend to earn it in playoff hockey.

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If it was any other year, Canucks would be lucky to have this guy. We usually have more injuries it seems. To have Benn just in case or ready for playoffs is a positive not a negative. 

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A friend of mine who is a HUGE Montreal fan (just puked a little) was harping on me when the Canuck's signed Benn.  He said he is overrated and glad they didn't re-sign him.  I don't mind Benn's game for $2M over 2 years.  Pretty safe and the depth is always needed it seems. He can play both sides.  I did expect a bit more bite.

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I’d like to see Benn come in and just hip check Perron back to Sherbrooke  

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On 8/1/2020 at 8:38 PM, debluvscanucks said:

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Meet Billie Ann Benn!  <3

Gotta love the name!  Awesome for a Texas gal.  I know I love my two.

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15 minutes ago, CRAZY_4_NAZZY said:

If Myers is out, this would be optimal for Benn.  His natural side is the right side.

Gonna ride shotgun with huggy bear, can you smell what canucks are cookin!!

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How does he only have 3 pages of content Lol

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If Benn is ready, he will almost certainly draw in if Myers isn't good to go. So nice to have this depth.

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24 minutes ago, -AJ- said:

If Benn is ready, he will almost certainly draw in if Myers isn't good to go. So nice to have this depth.

He would certainly be our best option.

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On 8/1/2020 at 6:38 PM, debluvscanucks said:

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Meet Billie Ann Benn!  <3

Heh Babs for short.

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Posted (edited)

I wonder...

 

Could Benn’s nasty be of the same use to Hughes as Myers’ nasty?

 

Hughes can’t move without nasty protecting him. I mean obviously he can.

 

But when there’s nasty on the ice when Hughes is on, seems teams think twice before taking liberties.

 

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On 8/15/2020 at 12:06 AM, Rush17 said:

He would certainly be our best option.

Was he any good tonight?

 

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