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Post #51 by Vector » Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:50 pm

I saw that!

This Canucks team is at least interesting to watch this year. Only on an individual level but getting to watch Virtanen and Boeser has been fun. Still hate Gagner and would rather he and Vanek be on someone else's team.
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Post #52 by Jyrki21 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 5:03 pm

Vector wrote:This Canucks team is at least interesting to watch this year.

I mean, not technically...

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Post #53 by Vector » Wed Oct 25, 2017 8:42 pm

I don’t mean for others. There’s two young guys and injuries should provide opportunity for the others in the minors. Last year was devoid of any interest. The style the team plays is boring and they lack the personelle to be abt more interesting, though.
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Post #54 by Jyrki21 » Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:26 pm

Vector wrote:I don’t mean for others. There’s two young guys and injuries should provide opportunity for the others in the minors. Last year was devoid of any interest. The style the team plays is boring and they lack the personelle to be abt more interesting, though.

Heh, yeah I know, I was beeing facetious... nice to have more storylines than the simple "let's see if we can make our way into the playoffs over 7% odds!"
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Post #55 by yumphod » Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:01 pm

no point in tanking with the new lottery rules. just gotta hope for the 8th spot every year and win the lottery when that fails :)
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Post #56 by King Ryan » Fri Oct 27, 2017 2:28 am

I have yet to watch a game.
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Post #57 by Vector » Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:00 pm

King Ryan wrote:I have yet to watch a game.


Boeser has 9 points in 8 games! Dorsett leads the team in goals! Baertschi looks legit! Sedins look terrible, though.
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Post #58 by 19nazzy » Fri Oct 27, 2017 2:47 pm

King Ryan wrote:I have yet to watch a game.

I've been in the Yukon for 2 weeks and just going back to the hotel room at night where there's been games on a few times... I kinda just didn't care and watched something else.

I think I may be done with hockey except for casual playoff watching.

Tis an end of an era.

I mean, I don't really have time these days to commit 2.5 hrs to anything. A weekly NFL game is about it, and once Brady retires I'm probably done there too.
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Post #59 by Jyrki21 » Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:26 pm

Episode 69: "Nice".

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Post #60 by vonbonds » Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:01 am

19nazzy wrote:
King Ryan wrote:I have yet to watch a game.

I've been in the Yukon for 2 weeks and just going back to the hotel room at night where there's been games on a few times... I kinda just didn't care and watched something else.

I think I may be done with hockey except for casual playoff watching.

Tis an end of an era.

I mean, I don't really have time these days to commit 2.5 hrs to anything. A weekly NFL game is about it, and once Brady retires I'm probably done there too.

Two awful human beings. You’re both bad and should feel bad.
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Post #61 by 19nazzy » Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:40 am

vonbonds wrote:
19nazzy wrote:
King Ryan wrote:I have yet to watch a game.

I've been in the Yukon for 2 weeks and just going back to the hotel room at night where there's been games on a few times... I kinda just didn't care and watched something else.

I think I may be done with hockey except for casual playoff watching.

Tis an end of an era.

I mean, I don't really have time these days to commit 2.5 hrs to anything. A weekly NFL game is about it, and once Brady retires I'm probably done there too.

Two awful human beings. You’re both bad and should feel bad.

I've been called worse.
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Post #62 by vonbonds » Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:42 am

19nazzy wrote:
vonbonds wrote:
19nazzy wrote:I've been in the Yukon for 2 weeks and just going back to the hotel room at night where there's been games on a few times... I kinda just didn't care and watched something else.

I think I may be done with hockey except for casual playoff watching.

Tis an end of an era.

I mean, I don't really have time these days to commit 2.5 hrs to anything. A weekly NFL game is about it, and once Brady retires I'm probably done there too.

Two awful human beings. You’re both bad and should feel bad.

I've been called worse.

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Post #63 by Jyrki21 » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:29 pm

70th edition of Benning on Empty, "The Injury Bug":

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Post #64 by Jyrki21 » Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:46 pm

Laughing at all of the highlighted:

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Post #65 by Vector » Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:44 pm

That is really good.
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Post #66 by King Ryan » Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:50 pm

He's had more accounts 2 weeks than I've had in 5 years.

Does he have a job? Or is that his job?
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Post #67 by Jyrki21 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:06 am

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Post #68 by yumphod » Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:33 am

photobucket in 2017...the fuck you on old man?
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Post #69 by Jyrki21 » Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:48 am

yumphod wrote:photobucket in 2017...the fuck you on old man?

They’re bumping up prices, too, so I’m going to have to switch to something else.

What do you recommend, young grasshopper?
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Post #70 by yumphod » Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:22 am

IDK !
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Post #71 by Jyrki21 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:49 pm

Issue #71:

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Post #72 by yumphod » Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:49 am

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Post #73 by Vector » Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:21 pm

This may be controversial but he's good.

Elias Petterson is amazing in the SHL. Leads the league in points as a 19 year old. Dominating games, scoring and assisting. God I hope this stupid management doesn't insist that he puts on 20 pounds and fucks him up.
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Post #74 by Jyrki21 » Fri Nov 24, 2017 2:22 pm

Hey, speaking of poor handling of youngsters...

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Post #75 by Cao » Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:10 pm

i actually think the team is hella fun to watch this year. mostly because i love thomas vanek
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Post #76 by Vector » Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:02 pm

I find parts of the team fun. As soon as they get tired, it's pretty much last year's team. Would still love to see Goldobin in over Gagner or Burmistrov.
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Post #77 by Killface » Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:50 pm

Vector wrote:I find parts of the team fun. As soon as they get tired, it's pretty much last year's team. Would still love to see Goldobin in over Gagner or Burmistrov.

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Post #78 by Vector » Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:50 pm

He’s going to get 7 minutes of ice time and none of it in the third.
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Post #79 by Jyrki21 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:10 pm

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