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Online Harassment of Matheson is Embarassing

Perhaps this article comes a day or two late; however, the message should be one that we as sports fans ought to take seriously. In the wake of Elias Petterson falling victim of a dirty hit and body-slam leading to a concussion – Mike Matheson; the 24 year old Florida Panthers defenseman from Pointe-Claire, Quebec […]
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Oh, COME ON!… Canucks can’t catch a break

After an inspired overtime victory over a very solid San Jose Sharks team on Friday, the Canucks were looking to have bounced back from their recent string of painful losses both on the scoreboard and on their roster. Fast forward to Sunday against the Calgary Flames and all of a sudden things go from bad […]
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Nucks Battered in Brooklyn

The road-tripping Canucks fell 5-2 on Tuesday to John Tavares and the red-hot New York Islanders in a tilt where the visiting Vancouver squad looked a day late and a buck short. Anders Nilsson allowed 5 goals on 36 shots as an early shorthanded marker by BC boy, Andrew Ladd seemed to knock the young […]
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Canucks’ Trade Deadline Dilemmas…

Canucks’ Trade Deadline Dilemmas

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 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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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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