Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/2/12
Gettin it off my chest! This week, things that bother me about the Canucks and the NHL. Keith Ballard Not a fan. At all. He has seven points (sixth among defencemen on the team), 57 PIM (third on the team), +1 (middle of the team) and two danger hip checks per game (leading team. by a lot). He contributes NOTHING, and every game could potentially be another bad moment when cripples a player and gives the Canucks a bad name. His hip checks are EXACTLY the kind that Marchand used on Salo, and we know how much Vancouver fans liked that. Time to end the double standard. Plus, his contract is fat so the sooner we dump him the sooner we have space. Give him away for a second rounder and then trade someone else and fill the space with a decent defenceman. The All Star Weekend I’m sure you’ve already read a thousand rants about why the All-Star break sucks. Well get ready to read another one, because that’s how bad it is. THERE IS NO REASON FOR THIS WEEKEND AT ALL. First of all, we have th...
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