The Cake Is A Lie. The Tank Is Real.

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  1. timw33

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    Welp, so far they're playing like a 31st overall squad.

    Markstrom is definitely covering up a lot of the fundamental issues with this team.
     
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  2. clunk

    clunk Fire Jim Benning

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    This is exactly what the doctor ordered. Soak it in, Franky A.
     
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    This is tough to watch but I'm gonna.
     
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  4. y2kcanucks

    y2kcanucks I Am Negan Sponsor

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    If the Canucks finish with 84 points this year, but fall back down to 70 next year, I'm sure he'll be fired.
     
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    Wouldn’t it be great if the playing of a kid, something everyone seems to want and make excuses for the GM over, resulted in the masses actually seeing the incompetence of the GM...
     
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    I feel bad for Dipietro...he deserves better than this. I did say I wanted to see what he could do since he's up here, but getting blown out and not having a healthy backup behind him...that's just another example of Benning's incompetence. To go over a month with only 2 healthy pro level goalies under contract that's not acceptable.
     
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    The natives are really restless tonight...good sign.
     
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    The good news ugh is that we may sacrifice a Dipietro confidence shattering for bringing to light the stunning incompetencies of management. Would think this'll get lots of media play.

    Also fans/owners/media will see just how ****ing tragic this team is when they lose one of the two things propping them up (and when we're propped up we're not even a .500 winning % team). This team is horrifically built and it shows on nights like this.
     
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    Put a bet on on Sharks -3.5, sorry Mikey.
     
  10. clunk

    clunk Fire Jim Benning

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    This is a fantastic result for us. Even Benning brahs on twitter and other places are saying how much of a screw up this was by management. Having Aquilini 'live tweeting' about it as well is just icing on the cake.
     
  11. y2kcanucks

    y2kcanucks I Am Negan Sponsor

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    I basically pointed this out on twitter and someone responded that only an idiot would give birth to me.

    I guess some people really don't like reality.
     
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  12. I in the Eye

    I in the Eye Drop a ball it falls

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    They haven't had time to think themselves out of their initial thoughts yet. The verbal gymnastics are coming, imo.
     
  13. PG Canuck

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    I don’t see how that would even be possible, as much as I want it to happen.
     
  14. tantalum

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    Some boo birds came out on the 5th goal. Poor kid is going to be left in no matter what. What **** management by Benning.
     
  15. y2kcanucks

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    I do. EP40's shooting percentage regresses back to a non-record setting level gets it done.
     
  16. PG Canuck

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    I don’t think that is the difference between 14pts
     
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    Hope the final score is 11-1. Everything in management needs to be dismantled.
     
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    Stealth tank moves
     
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    7 wins? I don't think it's that unrealistic.

    Throw in some regression from Edler who will be another year older, and I doubt they'll have any upgrades on defense. Wouldn't at all surprise me.
     
  20. Cancuks

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    After this game I would love to see Benning out of desperation flip his 5th rounder to Philly for McKenna.
     
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    It just occurred to me how horrible it must feel to be a goalie playing behind Gudbransson / Pouliot.

    Feel so bad for DiPietro. Why did they throw him out against the Sharks of all teams... This would not have happened if it was not for the inept asset management by the FO.
     
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    I can't wait for them to get Markstrom back starting every game while not 100% then tweaking something and kicking this tank into a new gear.

    Hoping this game is the start of a good long slide into the deadline.
     
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    New gear? Or just that usual 'worst 2nd half team in the NHL' gear that always kicks in.
     
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    Well that was cool.
     
  25. timw33

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    Whoops Canucks went mask off tonight.
     
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