Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/1/12
Gettin it off my chest! This week, things about the Canucks that drive me crazy. Trading Hodgson WHAT THE @#$@ Where did this trade come from? Cody Hodgson is young, he’s cheap, he’s playing out of position and he’s STILL one of the best third line players in the NHL. He’s probably the most natural goal scorer the Canucks have had since Bertuzzi, and he LOVED Vancouver and probably would have signed a cheap deal in a year or so (maybe 5 years 15 million?) and eventually become a first line player. That trade was BULL@#$! It does not make any sense for a contender to make a trade where we somehow DON’T get the best player in the deal. Idiotic. People who think the Cody Hodgson trade was bad IDIOTS! The trade was brilliant! Gillis took a gamble, but the payoff can (and should) be very high. Zack Kassian is younger than Hodgson, and he fills a specific hole that the Canucks needed filled. Do you think that Kassian would hesitate to shattered Marchand’s skull if Boston and Vancouver ...
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