Originally written on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 11/19/14

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 10: Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates up to a face off during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on October 10, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Blue Jackets defeated the Coyotes 2-0. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
I'm referring to the Canucks. What, you think there recent surge is a good thing?

I guess so, but they're still playing at a subpar level. Scratching out wins over Edmonton, Colorado, Minny and Phoenix?

Losing to Calgary? Not exactly impressive stuff guys. Plus, the Sedins must be hurt. I mean, their production hasn't exactly been brilliant recently.

A bit average. You know what pairing is ahead of them in the standings?

Kessel and Lupul. FROM TORONTO.

I am interrupting this post to pour myself a shot.

The boooooring trade deadline made only slightly more interesting by Rick Nash

I'd like to point out that awesome in-season trade never happen.

Ever.

Everyone knows this, but its supposed to be an exciting part of the season, so we have to create stroylines.

Thus: Rick Nash. Also, I want to point out something. RICK NASH ISN'T THAT GOOD!

He's not a winner. He's been dogging it in a terrible franchise for his whole career, and he doesn't deserve anything close to the money he's getting.

Oh, and he's having his worst season of his career.

I can only hope the Canucks don't get stupid and sign him, because HE'S NOT WORTH IT!
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