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Canucks sign Jim Vandermeer

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01-14-2013, 09:58 PM
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so its a 2 way deal, good signing for AHL depth.

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01-14-2013, 10:06 PM
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Pretty good moves for the Nucks. Gives em depth if they need it

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Don't understand why Vandermeer and Barker mean a top four defensemen is being moved? MG just wants depth, and Vandermeer adds a bit of sandpaper. At what point is Vandermeer going to have a full time job on the Canucks when our top six is set, with Alberts being the seventh defensemen?
Especially considering Vandermeer's contract is a 2-way. Great job by MG!

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01-14-2013, 10:19 PM
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01-14-2013, 11:39 PM
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This signing and the Barker signing seem like moves made in anticipation of a lot groin injuries.

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This signing and the Barker signing seem like moves made in anticipation of a lot groin injuries.
Well, the players do get their own rooms now.

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01-15-2013, 09:36 AM
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Well, the players do get their own rooms now.
I gotta admit...I laughed out loud at that...

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01-15-2013, 09:46 AM
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01-15-2013, 09:48 AM
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See now THIS is a good signing. As much as I disliked the Barker one I like this one.

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01-15-2013, 10:23 AM
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Good no-risk signing by the Nucks. Vandemeer can be used sparingly as a 5-6 if need be.

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This is a good signing by the Canucks, I liked him when he was with the Oilers. Barker however...

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01-15-2013, 10:49 AM
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Don't understand why Vandermeer and Barker mean a top four defensemen is being moved? MG just wants depth, and Vandermeer adds a bit of sandpaper. At what point is Vandermeer going to have a full time job on the Canucks when our top six is set, with Alberts being the seventh defensemen?
I think he's just acquiring assets. Good move. I would suggest thought that Ballard is never going to have a higher value on the trade market than right now. There are quite a few desperate teams out there and I can see second rounders getting thrown at us or possibly a 3C. Might be wise to take the opportunity to avoid a buyout next year and maybe save it for a potential cap dump that comes our way in a Luongo deal. I am OK with either outcome.

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01-15-2013, 11:10 AM
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This is a good signing.

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01-15-2013, 11:20 AM
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I like this move. Never understood why the Oilers never hung onto this guy. He wasn't a bad depth player at all and he is tough.

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As much as it has become a joke over on the Sharks boards, Vandermeer did a decent job as a forward (albeit on the 4th line) when he was here. A guy that you can have as the extra player on a road trip that can fill in regardless of who gets injured (especially in a shortened season) has some value. I think this is a good signing for the Canucks.

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01-15-2013, 06:04 PM
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See now THIS is a good signing. As much as I disliked the Barker one I like this one.
But HF hates the Canucks!!11!!

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Don't know why you would mock that...do you actually disagree?

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01-15-2013, 10:26 PM
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Vancouver needed a player that could play a tough man's role if needed, they finally got him. Good for them.

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Good depth addition and he'll make the Canucks a harder to play against club.

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