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Kreskin
#121
Quote: Originally Posted by talloolaView Post

I would imagine they are getting there, I know they have other plans, if and when he
decides to either come or not, and I would imagine they also have their own deadline
but there hasn't been any real need to have to do anything else in that time period anyway, but as they get closer to the training camp, or perhaps one of their other plans
begins to get shaky, Gillis will probably make a move.

Gomez would be a great addition, he is from Alaska, and played his junior hockey in
B.C., and has ties to the west coast, not to mention that he is a great player.

He would be a good addition.
 
talloola
#122
Quote: Originally Posted by KreskinView Post

He would be a good addition.

I'm really tired of the Sundin thing, I know it's really not his fault, as the media are
the ones who built it up to such a frenzy, but he obviously hasn't been very excited
about anyone's team, only in his personal time, so, I am only interested in the
canucks personal time, and whatever he does now, I really don't care, and if he comes
to vancouver, I won't really care, only that, for the money he will be making he better
play well, and he has waited so long, apparantly isn't skating yet, just working out, so
at 38, one would think he should be skating a while ago.
 
Kreskin
#123
Quote: Originally Posted by talloolaView Post

I'm really tired of the Sundin thing, I know it's really not his fault, as the media are
the ones who built it up to such a frenzy, but he obviously hasn't been very excited
about anyone's team, only in his personal time, so, I am only interested in the
canucks personal time, and whatever he does now, I really don't care, and if he comes
to vancouver, I won't really care, only that, for the money he will be making he better
play well, and he has waited so long, apparantly isn't skating yet, just working out, so
at 38, one would think he should be skating a while ago.

I'm a believer that anyone who goes to the top in their field does it with passion. I don't sense he has much of that left. I'd rather see good money go to someone who has a desire to win that is obvious.
 
talloola
#124
Quote: Originally Posted by KreskinView Post

I'm a believer that anyone who goes to the top in their field does it with passion. I don't sense he has much of that left. I'd rather see good money go to someone who has a desire to win that is obvious.

Yeah, i agree. He is engaged to be married, and the rumour that he wants to go to the
Rangers makes sense to me, wouldn't that be a nice way to spend the first two years as
newlyweds, by living in New York City, then back to Sweden for the rest of their lives.
So, the decision will be one of hockey/money/lifestyle/easy travel.
 
Kreskin
#125
Remember the '82 Canucks? They had a hot goalie and they had a leader that tried harder than anyone. I can't think of anyone that ever fought harder in the corners than Stan Smyl. He brought energy and leadership. Talentwise he was middle of the road, but I'd take a guy like him any day than a half-hearted talent.

p.s. - it's no coincidence that Smyl is the only guy in junior history to play in four straight memorial cups.
Last edited by Kreskin; Aug 28th, 2008 at 01:05 AM..
 
talloola
#126
Quote: Originally Posted by KreskinView Post

Remember the '82 Canucks? They had a hot goalie and they had a leader that tried harder than anyone. I can't think of anyone that ever fought harder in the corners than Stan Smyl. He brought energy and leadership. Talentwise he was middle of the road, but I'd take a guy like him any day than a half-hearted talent.

p.s. - it's no coincidence that Smyl is the only guy in junior history to play in four straight memorial cups.

Yeah, that's right, hopefully we'll see some of that 'heart' come alive in a few of our
new young guys, it's a new era starting for the canucks, new stars and leaders will be
born, I'm looking forward to the next couple of years, and Gillis isn't finished yet, so
whatever else he does will improve the club too.
I think Mitchell has been asked to be 'acting' captain for awhile, not permanent.
 
talloola
#127
Hockey stars and Hollywood celebrities team up to support Right To Play in charity hockey game
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talloola
#128
flames.nhl.com/team/app/?serv...ticleid=368185 (external - login to view)
NamePosAgeDetailsAndre Roy (external - login to view)LW33UFA, signed July 20, 2008Jamie Lundmark (external - login to view)C27UFA, signed July 16, 2008Todd Bertuzzi (external - login to view)LW33UFA, signed one year deal July 7, 2008Rene Bourque (external - login to view)LW27Signed two year deal July 3 after being acquired from ChicagoCurtis Glencross (external - login to view)LW26UFA, signed three year deal July 2, 2008Peter VandermeerLW32UFA, signed July 2, 2008Mark Giordano (external - login to view)D25Signed two-year deal on July 1Kyle Greentree (external - login to view)LW23Acquired from Philadelphia June 30Ryan Wilson (external - login to view)D21UFA, signed July 2, 2008Mike Cammalleri (external - login to view)LW27Acquired from Los Angeles June 20RETURNING PLAYERS, NEW CONTRACTS
 
talloola
#129
Edmonton to co-host 2012 World Juniors

oilers.nhl.com/team/app?artic...e&service=page (external - login to view)
 
talloola
#130
canadiens.nhl.com/team/app/?s...LPage&id=17161 (external - login to view)ARRIVALS Alex Tanguay (LW)
Acquired from Calgary for 2008 1st round pick
June 20, 2008
Georges Laraque (RW)
3-year contract
July 3, 2008
Marc Denis (G)
1-year contract
July 3, 2008
Alex Henry (D)
1-year contract
July 3, 2008
Greg Pateryn (D)
Acquired from Toronto for C Mikhail Grabovski (external - login to view) Ryan Flinn (RW)
1-year, two-way contract
July 7, 2008
Shawn Belle (D)
Acquired from Minnesota for C Corey Locke (external - login to view) Mike Glumac (RW)
1-year, two-way contract
July 16, 2008
Yanick Lehoux (C)
1-year contract
July 25, 2008
Chad Anderson (D)
1-year, two-way contract
August 6, 2008

SIGNINGS Yannick Weber (D)
3-year contract
August 15, 2008

Max Pacioretty (LW)
3-year contract
July 17, 2008

Ryan O'Byrne (D)
3-year contract
July 16, 2008
 
talloola
#131
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Sens acquire Kuba, Picard from Bolts

Meszaros headed south to Tampa Bay
 
talloola
#132
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Maple Leafs Announce Rookie Tournament Roster
Toronto Maple Leafs
Aug 26, 2008, 12:07 PM EDT


Schenn (external - login to view)


The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Tuesday their 23 player roster that will participate in a three-day Rookie Tournament hosted by the Leafs at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium. The players will compete in three games beginning Saturday, September 13 versus prospect teams from the Florida Panthers, Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins.

Attending the rookie tournament include defenceman Luke Schenn (external - login to view), who was Toronto’s first choice, selected fifth overall at the NHL Entry Draft this past June. Other Maple Leafs’ 2008 draft choices playing in the tournament include Mikhail Stefanovich (external - login to view) (third choice, 98th overall) and Joel Champagne (external - login to view) (fifth choice, 129th overall).

Six players who played professionally for the American Hockey League’s Toronto Marlies last season will compete in the tournament including Darryl Boyce (external - login to view), Stefano Giliati (external - login to view), Dale Mitchell (external - login to view), Kyle Rogers (external - login to view), Max Taylor and Phil Oreskovic (external - login to view).

Toronto’s coaches for the rookie tournament include Maple Leafs’ director of player development Dallas Eakins, and Marlies’ assistant coaches Doug Gilmour and Joe Paterson.
Maple Leafs Rookie Practice & Game Schedule

DATE TIMEEVENTSat. Sept. 1311 AM PracticeSat. Sept. 136 PM Game vs. PittsburghSun. Sept. 1410 AM PracticeSun. Sept. 14 6 PMGame vs. OttawaMon. Sept. 15 10 AM PracticeMon. Sept. 15 7 PMGame vs. FloridaCheck out the full roster. (.pdf) (external - login to view)
 
talloola
#133
canucks.nhl.com/team/app/?ser...ticleid=379864 (external - login to view)


The retirement of center Trevor Linden truly ushered in a new era for the Vancouver Canucks.

It was no surprise that when center Cody Hodgson (external - login to view) was still on the board at No. 10 at the 2008 Entry Draft, the Canucks quickly plucked the 18-year-old - who is already drawing comparisons to Vancouver's former captain. Hodgson had 40 goals and 45 assists for the Brampton Battalion of the Ontario Hockey League in 2007-08.

"Character, integrity ... he's been a winner all the way up," Vancouver General Manager Mike Gillis said of Hodgson. "He has a lot of great features, we're really pleased."
 
Avro
#134
If you are a Habs fan like me then the following site is a good place to check out.

www.habsinsideout.com/ (external - login to view)

If you are a Leafs fan just type in losers on Google and I'm sure you will find something.
 
talloola
#135
My last five posts are for each of our canadian clubs, giving some info.
from each of them for their respective fans.
 
Avro
#136
......and my one is for Habs fans.

Oh and the losers.....I mean Leaf fans.
 
talloola
#137
[quote=Avro;981761]If you are a Habs fan like me then the following site is a good place to check out.

www.habsinsideout.com/ (external - login to view)

Thanks, I added it to my favouites. Habs are my second love, as they were my first
before canucks were born.
 
Avro
#138
You will like it.....read Mike Boone, he is a hilarious and hates "The Don" and Gary. If you go to this site during a game he does a play by play that is very amusing, they also have a podcast that is interesting.
 
talloola
#139
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More news (external - login to view)
Canucks on National Television 25 Times During 2008-09 Season

Season opener, October 9th versus Calgary to be seen on Hockey Night In Canada
 
talloola
#140
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Banding together for a cause
Assisting Athletes Against Autism has become a staple for many NHL players, who help out the associations founders, Olaf Kolzig, Byron Dafoe and Scott Mellanby, and more importantly help raise funds and awareness
 
talloola
#141
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Looking ahead: Alex Kovalev
canadiens.com
Sep 1, 2008, 8:00 AM EDT

MONTREAL - With the start of the regular season only a few short weeks away, the time has come to dust off those crystal balls and look forward to what lies ahead for a few Canadiens in 2008-09. Next up, Alex Kovalev (external - login to view).
 
talloola
#142
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Iginla leads Western goal parade
Jarome Iginla (external - login to view) led the offensive charge in the Western Conference. His 50 goals and 98 points were highs in the West and third overall in the League. Jarome Iginla highlights
Last season, everyone chased Alex Ovechkin.

Goals, shots, points -- if you played in the NHL in 2007-08, he was the gold standard. And he was the winner of more hardware than most other teams -- save, perhaps, the Detroit Red Wings (external - login to view) -- earned as a group.
 
talloola
#143
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About NHL WInter Classic 2009

Group Description:

NHL.com’s coverage of the third outdoor game in NHL history, Detroit Red Wings vs. Chicago Blackhawks at Wrigley Field, Jan. 1, 2009

 
talloola
#144
Quote: Originally Posted by sensfanView Post

talloola (external - login to view) your like the only person posting in this thread... stop bumping it and just let it die already.

That's not my job, I'm not looking for chat so much, as I am supplying information at
the moment, and when the season starts I'm sure there will lots to chit chat about.
My post today is to let everyone, who is interested, know about the winter classic,
that doesn't really call for a reply, unless one wants to give one.
I'm sure a few people checked the post out, found out about the winter classic, then
signed out, that's OK.
Last edited by talloola; Sep 5th, 2008 at 05:14 PM..
 
talloola
#145
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#juan
#146
Quote: Originally Posted by sensfanView Post

talloola (external - login to view) your like the only person posting in this thread... stop bumping it and just let it die already.

Talloola is the moderator of this thread. She provides information to the ignorant. She knows a lot about the game and we are lucky to have her.
 
talloola
#147
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A Night to Remember
Trevor Linden's sweater is retired into the rafters at GM Place.
 
talloola
#148
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Team Canada names Quinn

Dan Rosen | NHL.com Staff Writer
Sep 4, 2008, 4:58 PM EDT

National Junior Tem coach on Thursday. Hockey Canada went against the grain this time, but by dipping into a different well of qualified coaches the staff fished out a grizzled veteran who without a doubt knows how to get the most out of 22 prized teenagers.
 
#juan
#149
I don't think there is a more knowledgable hockey man out there than Pat Quinn.. The Vancouver management never appreciated the talent of this man. Quinn, among others, has run into that old reality that it is easier to fire the coach than 18 players.
 
talloola
#150
I really liked him best as a coach, as opposed to the general manager, and yes, I agree,
he should have been the canuck coach much longer than he was, but, as you say,
same ole same ole, the coach is always the first to go.
He seems to be enjoying working with these young players, and he's got that spark back
in his eyes again, as he loves it so much, can't stand being on the sidelines.
He should do well with this team it will be a strong one.
 

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