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20 Years Ago Today…

Trevor Linden was drafted by the organization and fan base that will one day raise his number to the rafters. Today he announced his retirement from hockey with these words:

image“Thank you all for being here today. Twenty years ago today I was drafted on the floor of the Montreal Forum by the Vancouver Canucks. [...]

Where did 20 years go?”

Where, indeed. 

Update12:05pm PT: Below is the video I’ve posted on YouTube of his remarks. A class act to the final scene:

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Filed in: vancouver canucks, | Canucks and Beyond | Permalink
  Tags: retirement, trevor+linden

Soliciting Avs Fan Expertise

In Forbes.com today, an article about “10 Numbers to Un-Retire” and guess who shows up? My favorite target, The Evil Empire. (Apologies in advance—I know that I’m terribly predictable in this way.)

Anyway, while the Denver Post’s Adrian Dater is despairing at the fake groin injury of Peter the Great (Foppa is actually just “tired”, not groin-impaired?  The Glass Swede shatters something, and that’s just too unbelievable to accept? Good grief…) there are more seriously-unserious matters to be debated in the Mile High City.

Such as:

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Filed in: dumb stuff, nhl general, | Canucks and Beyond | Permalink
  Tags: pepsi+center, ray+bourque, retirement

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