The big Canucks news yesterday was one of the nicest guys to ever wear the blue and green officially calling it a career:
It time for me to RETIRE. The next 7 minutes are a tribute to All of you that were with me during this crazy ride and my way of saying - THANK YOU.— Eddie Lack (@eddielack) March 30, 2020
P.S. Luongo might be in the video ... (1/4) pic.twitter.com/bCsc93QCRD
All of us at Nucks Misconduct wish you nothing but the best, Eddie! Thank you for some great memories and good luck in the future!
Now onto the ‘When people show you who they are, believe them’ portion of the day, as both the Flames and Oilers announced layoffs because Alberta just seems to be full of the worst kind of people in a situation like this:
CSEC has made the decision to proceed with a 60-day temporary layoff for certain personnel & salary rollbacks as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. https://t.co/E3XYsggp3v— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) March 30, 2020
Okay, let’s see some good stuff. How about Fin making the birthday of a cute little Canucks fan a bit better yesterday:
Yesterday I made a Drive By Birthday visit to Noah celebrating his 5th birthday. Respecting #SocialDistancing Noah was devastated he had to cancel his party so I wanted to cheer him up #HAPPYBIRTHDAY Noah pic.twitter.com/Gg5OUlVHaN— FIN (@CanucksFIN) March 30, 2020
The Russian Rocket turns 49 today (pretty cool he shares a birthday with Gordie Howe!), and here’s a look back from TSN at just how special he was:
Yeah, isolation can be boring...
And the annual NHLPA players poll is out...