Bo Horvat Continues Development with Vancouver Canucks

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The 2017-18 season for the Vancouver Canucks has not had many bright spots. Injuries, poor performance, and inconsistency have made for a season that has been difficult to enjoy. However, one of the positives is the continued emergence of Bo Horvat. The 2013 9th overall pick is on a career-best pace, with 21 goals and […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Darren Archibald Impressing

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The idea of grit has been a big topic of conversation for the Vancouver Canucks this season. Much of the debate has surrounded defenceman Erik Gudbranson. It is argued toughness is necessary, and others say the idea is outdated in today’s league. The ending of Derek Dorsett‘s career has only enhanced the topic. However, the […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Management Lacks Direction

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The recent trade deadline was a polarizing one for many around the Vancouver Canucks. Defenceman Philip Holm was swapped to the Vegas Golden Knights for Brendan Leipsic, while rental forward Thomas Vanek was exchanged to the Columbus Blue Jackets for wingers Tyler Motte and Jussi Jokinen. In a vacuum, neither of these trades should cause much uproar. However, they also speak to a lack of direction from Canucks management. READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Sign Erik Gudbranson to Contract Extension

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The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenceman Erik Gudbranson to a three-year contract extension worth $12 million. The deal carries an AAV or Cap Hit of $4 million per season. The team announced the move on their twitter account. Gudbranson, 26, was scheduled to be a restricted free agent this off-season. With the Canucks unlikely to […] READ MORE


The Vancouver Canucks Need To Be Sellers At The Trade Deadline

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The trade deadline has been a polarizing time of year for Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning. In 2016, the team failed to unload the likes of Dan Hamhuis and Radim Vrbata in exchange for young assets. This is seen by many as a low point of Benning’s tenure. The 2017 deadline was a welcome […] READ MORE


The Vancouver Canucks Should Trade Chris Tanev

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Over the past several weeks, much has been made of the Vancouver Canucks possibly trading the likes of Thomas Vanek and Erik Gudbranson in the lead up to the trade deadline. This is absolutely a worthy debate – as both players would likely bring back a respectable package. However, the team’s most valuable asset may […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks New Year’s Resolutions

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A new calendar year is upon us, and what better time to reflect on where to improve? For the Vancouver Canucks┬áin 2018, there are plenty of options. Having gone 2-9-1 in their last twelve contests, they’re in the midst of a major slump. Here are some areas – both in, and out of the team’s […] READ MORE


Sven Baertschi Out with Fractured Jaw

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It was announced today that Vancouver Canucks winger Sven Baertschi will miss four to six weeks with a fractured jaw. He was hurt Saturday in the team’s 4-2 loss to the Calgary Flames after a puck struck his face. [email protected] has a fractured jaw and will miss 4-to-6 weeks. No surgery required, said Coach Green. […] READ MORE


The Career of Daniel Sedin After 1,000 Points

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Thursday night against the Nashville Predators, Vancouver Canucks winger Daniel Sedin scored his 1000th career point. In doing so, he became just the second player in franchise history to do so. The other was his brother, Henrik Sedin. The point came on a power-play goal in a 5-3 over the Predators, and he added his […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Boast Options with Utica Comets Talent

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Among the most frustrating components of the Vancouver Canucks‘ 2016-17 campaign was their lack of organizational depth. Due to a handful of injuries, the likes of Jayson Megna, and Michael Chaput were forced into everyday roles. Similarly, when forced to make call-ups from the AHL’s Utica Comets, the likes of Alex Grenier and Joe Labate […] READ MORE