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Four D-Men the Canucks Should Pick at 23rd Overall

There’s speculation that the Vancouver Canucks will try to acquire more draft picks before the June 26th NHL Draft, as, apart from their first round pick (23rd overall), they won’t select again until […]

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Crowded Crease in Vancouver Means Lack or Markstrom Will Be Traded

The goalie saga just never seems to die in Vancouver. Jim Benning made it clear yesterday on TSN 1040 that one of either Eddie Lack or Jacob Markstrom would be […]

by · June 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
Eddie Lack and Jacob Markstrom will be asked to hold down the fort while Ryan Miller recovers from a lower-body injury. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Pros and Cons of Trading Each Canucks Goaltender

Ah, goaltending. A topic that has been much discussed among Canucks fans these past few seasons, and it appears that just because the Roberto Luongo-Cory Schneider saga came to end, […]

by · June 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
Brendan Gaunce Deserves Consideration for Roster Spot on Canucks

Brendan Gaunce Deserves Consideration for Roster Spot on Canucks

One of the most exciting aspects about the Utica Comets playoff run is that their success has come from both veterans and young players. While veterans such as Cal O’Reilly […]

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Game of Numbers: Vancouver Canucks Edition

The Game of Numbers is an exclusive THW series looking at upcoming milestones around the NHL. Each team will be looked at individually in three parts – individual player milestones, […]

by · June 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
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Round Up Of Canucks’ 2000-09 1st Round Picks

The Canucks have loaded up a promising group of prospects with first round picks since 2011, with the likes of Niklas Jensen, Brendan Gaunce, Bo Horvat, Hunter Shinkaruk, and most […]

Apr 17, 2015; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Canucks forward Chris Higgins (20) celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames with forward Nick Bonino (13) and forward Alexandre Burrows (14) during the first period in game two of the first round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Arena.(Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Canucks Need To Revamp Second Line

The Vancouver Canucks had a pleasant turnaround year in terms of offense this regular season, with 242 goals compared to 196 a year earlier (mind you, they set an NHL […]

by · June 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
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Comets Wonder-Goalie Markstrom May Finally Be NHL Ready

Markstrom Leading the Way in Utica As impressive as the Utica Comets have been this year — with a run to the AHL Calder Cup Finals in only their second year […]

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Giving Credit to Cal O’Reilly

In their second season as an American Hockey League franchise, the Utica Comets are playing in the Western Conference finals, competing for a chance to compete for the Calder Cup […]

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Baertschi and Virtanen Forming A Formidable Duo in Utica

The Canucks are getting a good look at their future down in Utica, as the Comets battle the Grand Rapids Griffins in the AHL Eastern Conference Final.  Two prospects in […]

by · May 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
The Canucks traded to get Bo Horva but he still needs some AHL time.t (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Revisiting the Cory Schneider – Bo Horvat Trade

It’s been almost two years (June 30, 2013) since the Vancouver Canucks traded goaltender Cory Schneider at the NHL Draft in New Jersey to the New Jersey Devils for the […]

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NHL Playoffs: Avoiding The Big First Round Scare

For the last four seasons, and potentially a fifth this year, we’ve seen a team make the Stanley Cup Finals who was on the brink of elimination in the first […]