WINNING, NOT WHINING: The free-agent signing of Radim Vrbata and the management promise that the winger would play with Henrik and Daniel Sedin could have sent Alex Burrows into an offseason sulk — especially in considering Vrbata was his QMJHL teammate. 507 more words
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For a good example of the scenario that Canucks general manager Jim Benning wanted to avoid next season, consider the 2011-12 Toronto Maple Leafs.
That was the Leafs team that went into the season with James Reimer and Jonas Gustavsson as their two goalies, despite the pair having combined for just 95 starts in NHL. 477 more words
Alex Burrows’ time as the Sedin twins regular linemate might have come to a close. When Canucks GM Jim Benning signed Radim Vrbata to a two-year, $10 million contract, it was with the belief that he’d be a “good fit” on the top line. 183 more words
Some technical difficulties last week – but fear, not, we’ve returned.
Jason Botchford joins from an airport. Patrick Johnston and Jim Jamieson are in the Province Sports Radio Lounge. 97 more words