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06-26-2014, 08:07 AM
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Not interested in Bolland. Especially at what he's demanding. Ridiculous numbers.

However, I think the goalie market has really softened and Miller's performance in St Louis dropped his market value (though I think he's being a bit scapegoated and is still a heck of a goaltender). If it's true that he wants to live in this area, and San Jose, Anaheim, and L.A. aren't interested, I could see us getting a sweetheart deal. I'd certainly give him 5.5 for 2 years.
He may find more than that somewhere, but this price isn't impossible if he's left without a chair when the music stops.
If it's not him, maybe we get Hiller for 4.5 a year for 2 years. I would do either in a heartbeat. But I'd prefer Miller.

I'd like to add, Lack wasn't ready yet, the team collapsed, and Tortorella gave the worst coaching performance since John Maclean in 2010-2011. With a new coach, and a good goaltender, I suspect we're a playoff team. People who think we should, or can, 'tank' with this roster are completely incorrect. The team is too good. We're not a top 10 team now, but we're between 12 and 17. Pending tweaking around and improving it a bit. Add Miller and I would almost guarantee that we trend closer to 11th or 12th.

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06-26-2014, 08:35 AM
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Both would be seriously idiotic moves. Because we definitely need more borderline 3/4 centers at UFA prices, that will sure help us re-tool.

Why you would sign Miller when you are not going to be challenging hard in the playoffs immediately and have Lack, Markstrom and Eriksson who all have serious potential...

I really hope Linden/Bennig stay the **** away.

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Both would be seriously idiotic moves. Because we definitely need more borderline 3/4 centers at UFA prices, that will sure help us re-tool.

Why you would sign Miller when you are not going to be challenging hard in the playoffs immediately and have Lack, Markstrom and Eriksson who all have serious potential...

I really hope Linden/Bennig stay the **** away.
ugh, no kidding right. Like we really need another veteran goalie, rollie will coach Lack and Markstrom up to speed (hopefully) I still hold quite a bit of stock in that goalie tandem...

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Ryan Miller and his wife spotted getting off an L.A. Flight at YVR this afternoon. #goalieofthefuture? #canucks

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Ryan Miller was just checked into the Fairmont Pacific Rim. Reservation was made by the Canucks' account.

Don't believe me if you don't want to. But that is 100% for sure.
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06-29-2014, 06:45 PM
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miller's going to get lucic-ed every single game in the pacific.

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Don't mind Miller on a short term deal.

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miller's going to get lucic-ed every single game in the pacific.
Not with Kassian in the line-up.

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If they brought him in town to talk....it makes sense.

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06-29-2014, 07:34 PM
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Who are you quoting?
He is quoting a poster on the Canucks board. Seems like he spotted him at a downtown hotel. His wife is also in town to film a movie so who knows.

I am not a fan of Miller but if he is willing to sign for 2 years I could support the idea of him coming to Vancouver. Might go 3 or even 4 years but without a NTC of any significance. Same thing with Hiller.

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Me from another thread.

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He is quoting a poster on the Canucks board. Seems like he spotted him at a downtown hotel. His wife is also in town to film a movie so who knows.

I am not a fan of Miller but if he is willing to sign for 2 years I could support the idea of him coming to Vancouver. Might go 3 or even 4 years but without a NTC of any significance. Same thing with Hiller.
I see it as being 2 years maximum. He's an aging goalie that wants to be closer to his wife, Hollywood North ain't too far away she may prefer to find more work here as well.

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