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Benning: Canucks not Looking to Trade for a Defender

Dan Hamhuis may be the most vital member of the Vancouver Canucks. The 32-year-old, Smithers, BC native was struck down with a serious groin injury in a November game against […]

Keith Ballard or Andrew Alberts will likely be called upon to replace the injured Dan Hamhuis in Game 2(Icon SMI)

Hamhuis’ Absence is Hurting the Canucks

The Canucks have played without defenceman Dan Hamhuis for the last month, with mixed results. The steady defender has been out for ten games, since suffering a lower-body injury on […]

by · December 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
Ryan Miller

Road Trip Review: Canucks See all Shades of Ryan Miller

It was a road trip of high’s and low’s for Canuck goaltender Ryan Miller. The Canucks returned from their season long seven-game road trip with a record of 3-3-1, although […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
1960s Vancouver Canucks WHL jersey.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Smythe: Vancouver in NHL Dead

Stafford Smythe, President of the Toronto Maple Leafs, said yesterday that the City of Vancouver has missed its chance to join the NHL for “a whole generation.” Smythe was commenting […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Vancouver Canucks
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Top Prospect, Bo Horvat Sticks with Vancouver

It’s been nearly two weeks since the Vancouver Canucks announced that prized 19-year-old Bo Horvat would be sticking with the NHL club for the foreseeable future, and not head back […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
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Is Chris Tanev the League’s Most Underrated Defenseman?

Chris Tanev has had one of those storybook paths to the NHL. Fighting adversity since his teenage days in his hometown of East York, ON. When he was 16, the defenseman was cut […]

by · December 9, 2014 · 4 comments · Player Profiles, Vancouver Canucks
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The Best Fourth Lines in the NHL

Seeing Jannik Hansen’s name near the top of the goal scoring leaders on the Canucks might come as a surprise, since the majority of his minutes come on the fourth […]

by · December 9, 2014 · 5 comments · Vancouver Canucks
Shadows of Last Season: A Tale of Two Losses for the Canucks

Shadows of Last Season: A Tale of Two Losses for the Canucks

Over the weekend, the Canucks faced the two Ontario teams and suffered two straight losses for the first time since October 21. Actually, this is only the second time this […]

by · December 9, 2014 · 1 comment · Vancouver Canucks
Pat Quinn at the World Junior Championships

Horvat Needs to Play for Canada

The Canucks have had an outstanding start to their season, and for the first time in a few years they haven’t had a large distraction/controversy hovering over them and absorbing […]

by · December 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
The Canucks traded to get Bo Horva but he still needs some AHL time.t (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey Canada Can Forget about Getting Bo Horvat for WJC

Rookie Bo Horvat is too Valuable to Lend The Canucks never expected 19-year-old rookie Bo Horvat to explode into the NHL the way he did this year. Early in the […]

Would expansion to the Emerald City affect the Canucks' fan base? (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sport)

The Vancouver Canucks are First in the NHL, for the Moment

So you’re telling me…the Vancouver Canucks are first place in the National Hockey League? Am I dreaming, or did we jump in a time machine back to 2011? After their […]

by · November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
It is no secret that last year's Vezina Trophy winner was none other than undrafted goalie, Sergei Bobrovsky. (Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports)

A Closer Peek: Columbus Vs. Vancouver

It has been over a year since Vancouver and Columbus have met… Columbus had won two of its previous three games while Vancouver was in the midst of a five-game […]