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Deconstructing the Shanahan/Canucks Rumor

imageBen Kuzma’s report in The Province today:

A U.S. report that unrestricted free agent Brendan Shanahan was offered and rejected a one-year, $2-million US offer from the Vancouver Canucks is inaccurate, according to his agent.

“I can tell you that I’ve never been approached or had any discussions with Vancouver regarding Brendan,” said Rick Curran, who added that San Jose and Montreal are not in the mix either.

Where on earth did this nonsense get started?  What “U.S. report”?

I suspect this is what you get when hockey blogs and media collide…

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  Tags: ben+kuzma, bloggers, brendan+shanahan, hockey+rumors, media

Having Fun with the NYT

If you feel like a brief diversion from trade talk…

The nice folks at the New York Times hockey blog Slapshot have been nice (foolish?) enough to let me—and bloggers for 29 other NHL teams—write some words on our favorite teams leading up to the playoffs. The first post is up—and apparently I’ll get to share a bit more Canucks propaganda over the coming weeks as well.  Should be fun.

You can read the NW Division stuff here, then follow the links to see bloggers writing on other divisions.

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  Tags: bloggers, media, new+york+times, nyt, slapshot+blog

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