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Canucks fall to Rangers… Plus / Minus Summary

Analyzing the Canucks Shootout Loss in New Yoooork City

Canucks’ Trade Deadline Dilemmas…

Canucks’ Trade Deadline Dilemmas

Who or What is Brendan Gaunce?

Who or What is Brendan Gaunce?
By: Chris Heavenor (Twitter @heavy_c)

2017 Draft Revisited: Elias Pettersen vs. Cody Glass … and Kole Lind?

Some Canuck fans were throwing their hands up in frustration earlier this summer over Vancouver’s decision to draft an undersized but highly skilled swedish talent in Elias Pettersen, who was taken with the 5th overall pick. Much of the reasoning behind this frustration was the decision to leave Portland Winterhawks phenom, Cody Glass on the […]
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Time to take Biega Seriously

Every NHL team knows the misery associated with a lack of defensive depth. Injuries are inevitably going to happen and the #7 / #8 depth defensemen are incredibly important on a team’s depth chart. For the Canucks, who have had their fair share of injury woes on the back-end this season (Edler, Stetcher, Tanev), their […]
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Canucks rally to salvage points in Cali

Last week saw our beloved Canucks tumble back down to earth in a pair of games against the Anaheim Ducks and the San Jose Sharks. While the 4-1 fall to the Ducks was perhaps the worst game we have seen Vancouver play all year, the 5-0 loss to the Sharks showed some signs of life […]
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Canucks dance around the Flames

The Vancouver Canucks bounced back from a disappointing finish at home against Detroit on Monday to bury 5 on Mike Smith and the Calgary Flames in Cow-Town. Jacob Markstrom was the story in this one – while the big Swedish keeper only made 29 saves on paper, some of those could already be early candidates […]
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Give Goldie a Look

While Canucks fans and coaching staff deliberate line-up changes with the pending return of Loui Eriksson and Brendan Gaunce, the focus shifts to who steps out of the top 12 to make room for one or both of these guys. Well… Rather than gifting Eriksson and Gaunce roster spots, I’d like to propose something a […]
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Canucks Rally and Stumble in a Heartbreaker

The recent ineffectual play of the Sedin twins and the corresponding dive in ice-time lately was turned on its head on Monday night as the Canucks stormed back from a 2-0 deficit only to trip over the finish line against the Detroit Red Wings. Jake n’ Bake with Hank and Dank was looking dangerous for […]
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Canuck line Report Cards and Nick Names

The Canucks kicked off the 2017-2018 campaign touting the 4-line system. The theory is to have little or no differentiation between each forward line with regard to skill level. Obviously, a coach still needs a shut-down line and a line to lean on when he needs offense, but the basic idea is to spread out […]
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