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GAME #25 - "Kaput Except for the Tailspin" - Canucks @ Blue Jackets - 4:00 p.m., SPAC

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03-12-2013, 05:40 PM
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Special teams, special teams, special teams.

The sooner this team gets it's PP and PK back on track, the sooner people will be calling them a Cup contender again. The team hasn't been bad in general 5 on 5, the special teams is just making everything seem like it's going to hell, which it certainly is not. Good special teams builds confidence and wins games in this league.

Oops...

I mean, I hope we lose and this team is terrible. Jones! Fire AV!

They rank 10th in 5 on 5 GF/GA ratio (1.15). Leaders are CHI at 1.45 per. Advanced stats wise, they rank 5th in Fenwick and 3rd in raw Corsi %. So 5 on 5 has been solid to good.

Special teams is the problem, as you mentioned. They should still fire AV though

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I'm not sure why Kassian hasn't been back on the first unit PP during the slump. What are you supposed to do when things aren't going well? Simplify.

Sedins with Kassian and then Edler and/or Garrison on the first unit. Park Kass in front and just start putting pucks on net. Enough with looking for the perfect play.

Second unit should be Raymond - Higgins - Booth with Hamhuis and one of Edler/Garrison on the point.
Agree. I believe AV tried it a few times last game, would like to see it again.

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One more edit to the OP, actually. @vancanucks just tweeted AV's defense pairings for the game.

Enjoy.

...Or not.

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03-12-2013, 05:41 PM
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One more edit to the OP, actually. @vancanucks just tweeted AV's defense pairings for the game.

Enjoy.

...Or not.
Bahahaha.

What a ****ing joke.

I'm done with this guy.

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03-12-2013, 05:44 PM
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I can't believe he's going to use Ebbett in top 6 role after it clearly didn't work last time.

Here's my reaction GIF since I guess we are doing that:


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I think the Canucks are a good team and are rooting for them to win tonight

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03-12-2013, 05:46 PM
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I can't believe he's going to use Ebbett in top 6 role after it clearly didn't work last time.

Here's my reaction GIF since I guess we are doing that:

This is great

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03-12-2013, 05:48 PM
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since I already knew Barker was in for Ballard, I like what AV did with the pairings. I like Edler with Tanev

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03-12-2013, 06:00 PM
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If we don't take a penalty or let in a goal in the first 5 minutes, I'll be happy.

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03-12-2013, 06:01 PM
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since I already knew Barker was in for Ballard, I like what AV did with the pairings. I like Edler with Tanev
Yeah, I like it as well.

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03-12-2013, 06:03 PM
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Dan Murphy ripping on Edler.

I like it.

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"They'll need Edler to play like a #1 or 2." - Murph

I hope he doesn't play like a number 2, that's poop.
HAHAHAHAAHAHA

I'm 5 years old

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03-12-2013, 06:05 PM
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Is ballard hurt or is the coaching staff this clueless?

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"They'll need Edler to play like a #1 or 2." - Murph

I hope he doesn't play like a number 2, that's poop.
HAHAHAHAAHAHA

I'm 5 years old
greasy fartz LOL

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"They'll need Edler to play like a #1 or 2." - Murph

I hope he doesn't play like a number 2, that's poop.
HAHAHAHAAHAHA

I'm 5 years old
actually laughed out loud there

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03-12-2013, 06:07 PM
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Is ballard hurt or is the coaching staff this clueless?
those options are not necessarily mutually exclusive

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03-12-2013, 06:07 PM
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Zack Kassian - 17 games without a goal. Brilliant move GMMG.

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03-12-2013, 06:08 PM
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I feel a win tonight.

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The Canucks sort of suck now.

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Zack Kassian - 17 games without a goal. Brilliant move GMMG.


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Is Ballard injured or a healthy scratch?
Alberts Barker

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can anyone tell me why im watching this? I know its most likely gonna be horrible to watch.

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If ballard is healthy i would love to know what game they watched last week, alberts was dreadful, i counted 2 turnovers by him alone in the game last game.

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03-12-2013, 06:09 PM
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4 times in 5 games we have gotten a penalty in the first 3 minutes of the game.

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I decided to bet fairly large on the Canucks tonight. Come on boys.

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