Canucks and Beyond
by Alanah McGinley on 02/28/11 at 05:48 PM ET
A swirl of rumors, fake tweets and re-tweets led to the only moment of excitement in Canucks land so far today when TSN’s Gord Miller (who quickly turned out not to be TSN’s Gord Miller) posted this: “Can confirm Florida has traded Reasoner to #Canucks for 3rd in 2011” . This was quickly re-tweeted by numerous people, including members of the NHL’s media, but which obviously proved not to be true. Sportnet’s Dan Murphy:
Don’t believe the Reasoner rumour. Plenty of fake twitter accounts out there. Haven’t heard anything from Rogers Arena yet.
And beat writer Matthew Sekeres would agree: “Canucks have NOT acquired Marty Reasoner for a 3rd rd pick. False report.”
As for any upcoming Reasoner/Canucks speculation, don’t get your hopes up.
According to beat writer George Richards in Florida, a Reasoner trade is “100%” not happening.
Fake Twitter accounts… so annoying. But gotta love roller coaster ride of deadline day, right?
If you don’t laugh, you’ll just start beating your head against a wall…
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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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