Tuesday, January 09, 2007

D-Day For Rory And Other Tidbits

For your reading pleasure on another 'Nucks day off:
  • The NHL All-Star Game voting results aren't supposed to be announced until tonight, but both local papers are reporting that Rory Fitzpatrick did not make the top-two. - Ben Kuzma (Vancouver Province), Brad Ziemer (Vancouver Sun)
  • For all the old-school boys being against the Vote For Rory movement - and very much vocally so - people are talking about the NHL All-Star Game and have been talking about it for a couple of months. Good or bad, is any publicity good publicity? - Mark Spector (National Post)
  • Shootout hero Josh Green isn't about to get on his high horse. Good thing too. - Gordon McIntyre (Vancouver Province)
  • With five goals in 11 games, Trevor Linden is threatening to re-take the franchise goal-scoring lead from Markus Naslund. Okay, maybe that's a stretch, but you have to admit that Trev's playing well like it's still 1994. - Brad Ziemer (Vancouver Sun)
  • In this bandwagon market, it's funny how one goal changes everyone's outlook on things. By breaking his long goal-scoring drought on Sunday, Markus Naslund is no longer radio call-in show fodder and is once again a Canucks hero. - Grant Kerr (Globe and Mail)
  • You know how Mike Sillinger is somehow always traded to a contender at the trade deadline? Seems like Luc Bourdon is going down the same career path in the Q. Only a year after being traded to Memorial Cup hosts, the Moncton Wildcats, Cool Hand Luc has been dealt to another Memorial Cup hopeful, this time to the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles. - Willie Palov (Chronicle Herald)

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posted by J.J. Guerrero, 6:18 AM


At January 09, 2007 7:34 AM, Blogger Fauxrumors said...

1) There was no way that Rory was ging to get in. The word came down from the top(Bettman)that they would NOT allow the voting to become a mockery.
2) We discussed this on our blog last month:


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