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11-08-2012, 01:05 PM
Barney Gumble
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Originally Posted by kanuck87 View Post
I think Bure should also get credit for rejuvenating hockey in Vancouver during the 90's. Despite the fact that we were a good team for only a few seasons, Bure still gave Canucks fans and other teams fans (look at the thread on the main boards for example) a reason to watch Canucks games. He helped put the Canucks on the map.

edit: I should say he's not the sole reason for rejuvenating the city's love for hockey, but he's one of the main reasons for it
I never said Bure shouldn't have his number retired; I just stated that Naslund (who wasn't exactly a slouch in the numbers department either during his peak years) isn't getting enough credit here either.

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