Such a mercurial character. Definitely more sympathetic (in some circles, anyway) when the back story of the how and why he left Vancouver is explored in more detail. But he's always been such a...mysterious (I guess that's the best word?) guy. Even now living a somewhat reclusive life in retirement, he almost seems like an ex-hitman or something.
Either way - one of the all time great Canucks, nice to have him on our side.
David Boreanaz (from TV's "Bones") picked the Canucks to win, too.
I think the main reason i'm still a big fan of Bure is back when he was on this team he used to own a boat that was next to my Dad's and a bunch of really really good looking Russian girls would always be around it with someone who I assume was one of Bure's friends. Didn't see Bure that often. But, Russian girls. Good times.
This has already been mentioned in one of those merged threads.
So will this eventually get moved to the "all purpose" playoff thread like the other playoff related threads were today?
Parabola? Mr. Canucklehead?
I already gave the mod who merged the threads a stern talking to about his/her moderation on these forums. I apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused and thank you for your patience in these times of overpopulation and bandwagonness on these forums.
That said some of those threads were really stupid.
Good on him to still wish well for us after what happened to him in Vancouver. The term "bruised ego" could be used here if Bure had an ego. He's definitely an odd character, but his loyalty says a lot about him.
He's still one of my all-time favourite Canucks. Hopefully one day he'll feel welcome in Vancouver again, and we can celebrate his contributions to the team without being bitter about a 13 year old trade that ended up benefiting the team long-term anyway.