Brandon Sutter Returns to Vancouver Canucks

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Brandon Sutter was re-signed by the Vancouver Canucks at the start of the free agent period. TSN’s Bob McKenzie reports it’s a one-year deal, but terms are not disclosed at this time. Not finalized just yet but Brandon Sutter appears likely to be heading back to VAN on a one-year deal. Stay tuned. — Bob […] READ MORE


2021 Vancouver Canucks Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE


Wheat and Chaff: 2021 Canucks Unrestricted Free Agents

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Well. That was a rather eventful season, now, wasn’t it? It started off with a compressed schedule meant to give the team a break later in the year. It continued with the worst COVID-19 outbreak of any NHL team during said “restful” break. And followed up with – surprise! – an even MORE compressed schedule […] READ MORE





Vancouver Canucks Buyouts Make No Sense

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This year is weird. That isn’t news. What is news is the Ottawa Senators buying out their Masterton winner so they can save some money while still taking a couple million dollars worth of cap hit. That leaves them with three NHL forward contracts on the books and an owner still looking to cut corners. […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Potential Moves

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The Vancouver Canucks potential moves are going to be influenced this year, more than in any other, by cash. Teams all through the NHL are feeling the hit from the novel coronavirus, and it’s going to show in deals and signings big and small. Vancouver Canucks Potential Moves A Book Balancing Act NHL owners who […] READ MORE



Vancouver Canucks Buyout Options

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With the season paused until some point in the future, no one knows where the Vancouver Canucks will finish. This hasn’t stopped their fans’ annual routine, though: worrying about the future and considering the Canucks buyout options. Panic about the salary cap and bad contracts is how they warm up to Summer. Those fears have […] READ MORE