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The Boeser is, the Boeser was, the Boeser ever will be.

It was the Brock and Bo show on Saturday night as Boeser earned his first Hat Trick of his young NHL career against Crosby and the Pens with the help of Bo Horvat who finished the night with 4 points. The Canucks new top-line shone as each one of the Killer B’s made their mark. […]
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BREAKING: Anton Rodin recalled from Utica

Anton Rodin is getting an opportunity to show if he’s got what it takes to cut the mustard in the big show. The former player of the year in the Swedish Elite League has been recalled from Utica and could slot into the line-up tonight against big Ben Bishop and the Dallas Stars. This is […]
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Silver Lining Summary – Ovi and the Caps get Nucked Up

There is no need to seek out a silver lining from last night’s game between the Canucks and Capitals. The Vancouver Canucks continue to roll-on, surprising even the most optimistic pundits. Thursday night marked their fourth win in a row – and it was a special one. The Canucks beat last years’ President’s Trophy winners, […]
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Shout out to our Caps!

As a life long British Columbian sports fan I MUST give an emphatic shout out to our very own Vancouver WhiteCaps! Facing an elimination game to kick off this year’s post-season, the Caps needed a victory or they would be cleaning out their lockers. Despite being heavily favoured to beat a visiting San Jose side […]
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POLL Question: What is Jake Virtanen’s Ceiling?

Jake Virtanen appears to be coming into his own. Despite limited minutes, his role with the Sedin twins has opened him up for some offensive success early in this season – but are fans raising their diminished expectations of the young Abbotsford native? I think most of us can agree that a guy like Derek […]
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Silver Lining Summary – ‘Nucks edge out the Wild in Brock Boeser’s homecoming

The Vancouver Canucks capped off their first road-trip of the season in a goaltending duel between Devan Dubnyk and Anders Nilsson. Nilsson got the best of the Minnesota Wild as the Swedish netminder made 29 saves recording his second goose-egg of the season in an impressive 1-0 win. Big Jake Virtanen played the hero, burying […]
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Generational Players and a Silver Lining of the Canucks’ poor Draft Lottery Luck

Canucks fans have come to dread the draft-lottery. Despite finishing far outside of the playoffs for the past 2 seasons, lottery-fortune continues to elude the organization to the extent of being deemed by many as a curse. In the past few years the Canucks have, against the odds, missed out on the likes of Aaron […]
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Are the Canucks really all that bad?

After finishing near the bottom of the table last season, firing Willie D to open up room for a rookie NHL coach in Travis Green; expectations have almost never been lower for the Canucks. But are they as bad as, say, the Vegas odds might suggest? Call me biased, but I don’t think so, and […]
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Silver Lining Summary – Visiting Nucks feast on mild Wings

The understated Vancouver Canucks just keep on rolling. Baertschi nets a pair, Dorsett keeps on sniping, and Virtanen buries his first of the year in a one-sided drubbing at Joe Louis Arena where the Canucks bowled over the Wings by a score of 4-1. The visiting Vancouver side has fallen victim to slow-starts leading to […]
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Silver Lining Summary – Canucks vs. Sabres

The Vancouver Canucks showed off their maturity and resilience on Friday night as they overcame yet another deficit to carve out a victory against Jack Eichel and the Sabres by a final score of 4-2. The Canucks stumbled out of the gate and ate an early Gino against just a minute after puck-drop as Justin […]
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