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The Sedins are Retiring

Postby Glacier » Apr 2nd, 2018, 8:57 am

“There's no point in you betraying your future self to gratify your present self. It's a stupid game.”
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Re: The Sedins are Retiring

Postby RupertBear » Apr 2nd, 2018, 11:09 am

Glacier wrote:https://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/nhl/canucks-greats-daniel-henrik-sedin-announce-season-last/


They are going out on their own terms.
Personally, I would have been okay with them staying on for one more season, because I think they have a real gem in Elias Pettersson coming down the pipeline, and the Sedins would have been excellent mentors. Having said that, if they are staying in Vancouver, as they claim, then they will still be there to help with Pettersson's transition to the North American game.
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Re: The Sedins are Retiring

Postby GordonH » Apr 2nd, 2018, 11:46 am

The choice was to either be 3rd line players or retire (neither are checkers, 4th line was never an option), now it free's up spaces for talented youngsters.
When you have to start compromising yourself and your morals for the people around you, it’s probably time to change the people around you.

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Re: The Sedins are Retiring

Postby Bsuds » Apr 2nd, 2018, 11:52 am

They had a really good run in Vancouver and we wish them well, but it is time they retired.
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Re: The Sedins are Retiring

Postby Snman » Apr 2nd, 2018, 5:36 pm

They're both bums, like the rest of the Canucks. Hey Sedin sisters, beat it!!
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Re: The Sedins are Retiring

Postby GordonH » Apr 3rd, 2018, 6:49 pm

https://www.castanet.net/news/Poll/2227 ... nucks-ever

Pavel Bure 1.12 points per/game played (as a Canuck)
Henrik Sedin .81 points per/game played (as a Canuck)
Daniel Sedin .80 points per/game played (as a Canuck)

impo the player I believe to be Vancouver's best was Trevor Linden, not for his scoring but for his pure grit. Next one on that list is Pavel for his scoring abilities before his knee's started to go.
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Re: The Sedins are Retiring

Postby Glacier » Apr 3rd, 2018, 8:15 pm

Bure was the best player the Canucks ever had.
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Re: The Sedins are Retiring

Postby Poindexter » Apr 4th, 2018, 6:54 am

Don't think we'll ever see two guys who's unmatched chemistry made them the best players on the ice most nights despite neither having great speed, great strength nor a great shot. If the officials in the Boston Stanley Cup series had been even close to fair they would have brought us a championship as well, probably the only blemish on their hall of fame careers. We were fortunate to have been able to watch thier magic on the ice for almost two decades, and fortunate to have two such classy guys represent the team off the ice as well. They'll be missed but it was the right time to retire and true to form, they stepped aside selflessly, knowing it was in the team's best interest. Look forward to seeing thier jerseys hung with pride in the rafters of Rogers Arena.

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Re: The Sedins are Retiring

Postby alfred2 » Apr 4th, 2018, 8:26 am

good show twins, you did notkeep on taking money when you knew you could not produce ,BRAVO :130:
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Re: The Sedins are Retiring

Postby Poindexter » Apr 5th, 2018, 7:14 am



To all Swedish twins.
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Re: The Sedins are Retiring

Postby gman313 » Apr 5th, 2018, 3:31 pm

they were useless, don't let the door hit ya on the way out
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Re: The Sedins are Retiring

Postby Poindexter » Apr 5th, 2018, 8:31 pm

That narrative may have been accurate when they first entered the league, but anyone who's followed thier careers know that it was false after their 3rd year.

They are the only brothers in NHL history to each have 1,000 points and the only ones to win the Art Ross Trophy as the top scorer in the League in consecutive seasons.

https://www.nhl.com/news/daniel-and-hen ... -297584524

Edit: my initial response was glib and out of place on a tribute thread to the Sedin's.
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Re: The Sedins are Retiring

Postby Poindexter » Apr 5th, 2018, 8:41 pm

What a way to retire. Best players on the ice all night and Daniel from Henrik to win it in overtime.

:clapping: :clapping: :yahoo: :yahoo:

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Re: The Sedins are Retiring

Postby jaz301 » Apr 5th, 2018, 8:57 pm

Couldn't have asked for a better finish!!! Could not have scripted it any better. The fans tonight were unreal! Was a great sendoff for the Sedins for their last home game.
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Re: The Sedins are Retiring

Postby Glacier » Apr 5th, 2018, 9:54 pm

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