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Canucks Falter in October

Who do the Canucks Play in 3-on-3 Overtime?

With the NHL recently announcing a likely change to 3-on-3 overtime in some capacity for the coming years, it’s sparked debate over which players would be used for certain teams […]

by · March 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
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Lousy Losses Could Crush Canucks

On Thursday night against Columbus, the Canucks absolutely dominated the Blue Jackets through the first period. They came out strong in the second period and got two quick goals from […]

by · March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
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Controversial Trades Paying off in Vancouver

Let’s take a look at two of the biggest, most controversial trades from the era of Michael D. Gillis that have paid dividends so far:

by · March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
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Pacific Division Predictions: How Will It End?

Overview We are just 22 days away from the conclusion of this regular season. Even though every team in the Western Conference has fewer than 12 games remaining, the playoff […]

Jaden Schwartz has only been coached by Ken Hitchcock in the NHL.  (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Potential Playoff Matchups for the Canucks

The playoffs are under a month away, and the Canucks are already getting into postseason form. They are only holding down a playoff spot by three points, and will have […]

by · March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
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Can the Canucks Hold off the Pacific Pack?

The Canucks are holding a very slim two point lead for second place in the Pacific Division, with the Calgary Flames, Los Angeles Kings, and San Jose Sharks nipping at […]

by · March 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
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Jim Benning Unafraid to Part with Draft Picks

If there is one thing you should know about Canucks general manager Jim Benning, is that he likes to make hockey trades. He takes small risks to improve his team in […]

by · March 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
Sven Baertschi (Ross Bonander/THW)

Baertschi Pushed out of Calgary, Gets a Fresh Start with Canucks

When Sven Baertschi came over from the Swiss-B league and lit up the Portland Winterhawks as a rookie, the Flames ended up drafting him 13th overall in 2011 with hopes […]

Will Kassian step up for the Canucks this year? (Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE)

Kassian, Matthias Providing Size and Skill for Canucks

Mike Gillis preached it during his tenure, but is the combination of size and skill finally starting to come through for the Canucks? Mike Gillis – "I think we need […]

by · March 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
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With Ryan Miller Injured, Should Canucks Rent Niemi?

News broke this morning that Vancouver Canucks’ starting goaltender Ryan Miller will be out for a minimum four to six weeks and perhaps longer after awkwardly colliding with teammate Jannik […]

Dalton Thrower patterns his game after and reminds scouts of Kevin Bieksa (Icon SMI)

Are the Bruins and Canucks Evenly Matched?

The building was buzzing as the Canucks walked out to “Where the Streets Have No Name,” by U2 before game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final. Captain Henrik Sedin led […]

by · February 13, 2015 · 1 comment · Boston Bruins, Vancouver Canucks
Evander Kane [photo: Amy Irvin]

Evander Kane to Canucks Makes Most Sense

There’s no shortage of potential suitors for Evander Kane when he’s eventually — and inevitably — traded from the Winnipeg Jets. Pretty much every team will express interest, in varying […]