HAPPY BIRTHDAY! The Erik Gudbranson era is over!

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  1. ProstheticConscience

    ProstheticConscience Let's get happy!

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    Last thread creeping up to 1k. Guddy still can't defend.
     
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  2. Melvin

    Melvin But muh prospect pool! Sponsor

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    Yeah but what about his play without the puck.
     
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  3. Fire Benning

    Fire Benning Passing the Torch

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    I love how McCann is considered junk yet we have to be “patient” with Virtanen.

    McCann since being dealt to the Panthers is scoring at a higher clip than Virtanen who some of you consider better than Ehlers.
     
  4. Melvin

    Melvin But muh prospect pool! Sponsor

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    Cool.

    Erik gudbranson is AHL calibre.
     
  5. cookiefest

    cookiefest but injuries

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    Throwback to this Imac gem from a year ago

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    If we could have gotten a 2nd and 4th for him last year, Benning should be immediately fired. That's flat out negligent.
     
  7. ErrantShepherd

    ErrantShepherd Nostalgic despite the Bad

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    Do you mean after he's given it away, or after it's been turned over because of a clearing attempt that never made it out of the zone? :sarcasm:
     
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    PuckMunchkin Registered User

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    Only right move, if there are no takers for him, is the Gagner treatment.

    Admit your mistake. Cut your losses and move him to the minors.
     
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    Cancuks Dimwit

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    Benning's motto: Buy high, sell low.
     
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    YEAH BUT HES NOT A CANUCKS
     
  11. Fire Benning

    Fire Benning Passing the Torch

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    please bring this back, it was gold
     
  12. RonningMorrisonBooth

    RonningMorrisonBooth Support the boys!

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    McCann is paper soft and bad without the puck, Virtanen is still effective without the puck and very much a physical presence even though I’d like to see him hitting more understand why he picks his spots more intelligently. There’s no comparison, Jake is way better.
     
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    We also turned down miles wood and draft picks
     
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  14. Askel

    Askel By the way Benning should be fired.

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    He really isn't. McCann is the better scorer that plays the more important position.
     
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    geebaan 7th round busted

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    Wait what? Source?

    If that’s true, what in the flying ****.
     
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    botchford said it on tsn 1040
     
  17. Canucks1096

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    If I was the coach I would do these pairings.

    Hutton Tanev
    Edler Stecher
    MDZ Gudbranson.

    I honestly do not know why Gudbranson is playing ahead of Stecher. When Gudbranson and Tanev were both out last season. Stecher played well with Edler. Tanev and Hutton that pairing had played well in the past. With those two defence pairings, I honest think Canucks might even be in a playoff spot right now.

    Gudbranson pretty much gave Ari two points last game
     
  18. Neddam ot Sehguh

    Neddam ot Sehguh Nosskire ot Dnulnarg W

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    Thats really not his game tho
     
  19. Neddam ot Sehguh

    Neddam ot Sehguh Nosskire ot Dnulnarg W

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    Hes right tho, SCREW THE PANTHERS :yo:
     
  20. EP40

    EP40 Registered Snoozer

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    It must be true if Botchford said it.
     
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    I don't know why Gudbranson is playing ahead of anyone, even McEneny or Brisebois. That's a brutal trade and thinking that we could get DeBrincat with that pick (and we have to assume we would pick BPA, since Benning is the draft guru, right? RIGHT?)...
     
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    RonningMorrisonBooth Support the boys!

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    “He really isn’t”

    You saying Virtanen isn’t good defensively / without the puck or McCann is?

    Also Wing is the more important position to add to on a team with EP40 Bo Sutter and Beagle but nice try
     
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    If we had McCann we wouldn’t need beagle and his stupid contract. Also you can never have too many centers as most centers can also play wing.

    McCann is also better offensively than half the players on this team. And specifically Jake while being younger and playing less mins and less power play ice time
     
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    RonningMorrisonBooth Support the boys!

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    Who cares McCann is a liability, god forbid he ever plays center for us in a bottom 6 role, look at what Florida fans are saying about him! He’s playing himself off a terrible Florida team!. He’s got no grit no toughness and question marks on his character. He would be immediately benched by Travis Green and rightfully so!
     
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    Yes, but that's because the picks were not offered the eve of the draft. People need to understand, Benning has a very clever strategy of never looking to acquire draft picks unless we are the day before and/or day of the draft. He prefers to wait until the other teams really have set their prices for these picks at their very highest level, so he can quite correctly attempt to acquire the most expensive overpriced pick possible.
     
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