Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/27/12
The H-Bomb has hit Vancouver The Bad News First Cody Hodgson. Calder Trophy Candidate. The trading of the Canucks best young player has sent tremors through Canucks nation that would cause a tsunami big enough to wipe out Vancouver Island. So Long Cody, I'll Miss you...Lots As a writer and as a fan of this team, I completely disagree with this trade. The sub-text of this trade involving Sulzer and Gragnani is irrelevant here. How one can trade a Calder candidate is beyond me; especially for a guy who has 7 points in 27 games. Kassian has a bigger build and sure, this isn’t his fault. It’s nothing personal against young Zack. That being said, Cody was having such a bright season with Vancouver, to trade him now shortly before the playoffs in which the Canucks will take another run at the Stanley Cup, is baffling to me. I shall be following his career with eyes wide open and if you’re asking me, the 2012 NHL Rookie of the year will be Buffalo Sabres’ Cody Hodgson. The Kassian Tr...
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