Canucks and Beyond
by Alanah McGinley on 02/27/07 at 02:09 PM ET
Just listened to an interview with Brian Smolinski
on TSN. He just arrived in St. Louis and was talking to them from the airport. His comments: "I'm very excited.... emotions run through you very quickly... it never hits you too the end. Otherwise I'm ecstatic, excited to go to an excellent team with a chance to make a long run of it..."
I'm not sure if he's playing tonight, but I suppose it's likely. More news on that and other updates later.
Update 9:15am PT:
TSN's Scott Cullen has just posted online a short breakdown
of the Canucks trades yesterday.
Update 11:15am PT
Graham Kerr at the Globe & Mail also has a breakdown
online about the new acquisitions. "The Vancouver Canucks not only acquired needed depth in trading for Bryan Smolinski and Brent Sopel on Monday, they got veterans that were plus players on National Hockey League teams with losing records."
Update 11:27am PT
Blast from the past... Todd Bertuzzi has been traded to the Red Wings
. Will he and Chelios now be BFF? Wow... As The Stomach Turns.
Update 11:58am PT
Marc Chouinard cleared waivers
and is now assigned to the Manitoba Moose.
Update 12:02pm PT
Brad Moran re-assigned to the Moose
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Alanah McGinley has been blogging hockey since 2003 (with a notable gap in time through 2010, kicking it with new baby Lucy while living knee-deep in chaos while reading "parenting for complete idiots" during every spare minute) sharing opinions, rants and not-so-deep thoughts with anyone who will listen.
In addition to writing Canucks & Beyond and helping manage Kukla's Korner, Alanah was one of the founders and co-hosts of The Crazy Canucks Podcast. She has contributed pieces to FoxSports.com and the New York Times Slapshot blog, as well as other stray destinations in cyberspace.
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