Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 4/4/13
Pavel Bure Meets With Canucks Media The most exciting player to ever wear a Canucks uniform met with the Vancouver Canucks press today. It was sort of an odd reason to call a press conference but we've learned he's in town to watch the Canucks game, to participate in the Canucks For Kids Telethon, and most likely to get back in the good books with most in the Press in Van City. It's obvious a jersey retirement announcement is close at hand as well, and very well deserved. Bure nicknamed "The Russian Rocket" played for 12 seasons in the NHL with the Vancouver Canucks, Florida Panthers and New York Rangers. He played his first game for the Canucks on November 5, 1991. He averaged a point per game in the NHL career (779 points with 437 goals 702 games). He's third all-time in goals per game. IN 2012 he was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame. His best season with the Canucks was 1993-94 when he grabbed himself 60 goals, 50 assists for 110 points in 83 games. Photo: C...
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