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(VAN / CBJ) - Motte, Jokinen for Vanek

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Yesterday at 2:55
#1
A trade between Vancouver Canucks and Columbus Blue Jackets has been confirmed.
Vancouver Canucks
Columbus Blue Jackets
Yesterday at 2:55
#2
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Jim Benning strikes again
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Yesterday at 2:55
#3
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Doesn't seem like much of a return or am I missing something?
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Yesterday at 2:56
#4
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Motte isn't bad and is still only 22 but god, Benning could've easily got a pick ontop of that.
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Yesterday at 3:07
#5
exo2769
Joined: Jul 2015
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What does VAN have to lose? He's a UFA and terrible at defense. It's a nice fit considering CBJ won't ask him to play any defense, but VAN just turned literally nothing...into something and CBJ maybe got some scoring. Fair
Yesterday at 3:42
#6
Go Canucks Go
Joined: Feb 2017
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i have learned to trust benning. he is an amazing scout so i bet motte will be decent.
Yesterday at 3:42
#7
Go Canucks Go
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i have learned to trust benning. he is an amazing scout so i bet motte will be decent.
Yesterday at 4:59
#8
V3 Canucks GM, BOG
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I think the Canucks should have gotten more for Vanek, but there just didn't seem to be much of a market for him despite the fact that he has more points than Duchene, Nash, Kane, Tatar, Grabner, Maroon etc. over the past two seasons.

Motte is only 22 years old and he's shown flashes of potential throughout his career, he's an interesting addition for the Canucks, though I'm not sure where he fits into their lineup especially with them acquiring Leipsic as well.

I've always thought Jokinen is underrated, but his production has fallen off a cliff this season. I don't really see a place for him in the Canucks lineup, but I have a feeling he will play way more than Canucks fans want him to.
Yesterday at 5:13
#9
Caps GM v3
Joined: Nov 2016
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This is a terrible return for him. IMO, he should've gotten similar to what Grabner brought in. But Benning historically doesn't like trading for picks, so that's probably why it went down this way.
Yesterday at 6:04
#10
OTT AGM - Pens Fan
Joined: May 2017
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Stupid ,stupid Vancouver. I think Jim Benning has lost every trade deal he has made at the deadline.
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Yesterday at 7:27
#11
Watty1
Joined: Dec 2015
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Quoting: Missouri
Stupid ,stupid Vancouver. I think Jim Benning has lost every trade deal he has made at the deadline.


Refer to the Burrows and Hansen trades last year.
Yesterday at 7:47
#12
VAN Guru | v3 DET
Joined: Jan 2017
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Kill me now
Yesterday at 9:09
#13
Fired AV
Joined: Nov 2017
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Quoting: Missouri
Stupid ,stupid Vancouver. I think Jim Benning has lost every trade deal he has made at the deadline.


I don’t know if it was on the deadline but the Burrows deal was pretty good
Yesterday at 11:20
#14
HawksFan28
Joined: Dec 2016
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Jackets win this one... Basically a cap dump & Motte for Vanek ... Vanek will play a role and the other two dummies are dummies, one is a has been and the other is a never was.

You would figure that the Nucks would have taken a 3rd over that package... This is garbage for something useful, despite the fact it's only temporary.
Yesterday at 11:22
#15
HawksFan28
Joined: Dec 2016
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Quoting: Missouri
Stupid ,stupid Vancouver. I think Jim Benning has lost every trade deal he has made at the deadline.


Yea, because it doesn't make any sense....

Benning didn't even get a prospect or a pick... I would have taken a pick - any pick over that package... That's waiver fodder IMO...
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