Vancouver Canucks Schedule Revised

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…Or “What to Expect When You’re Expecting*” Managing the Vancouver Canucks Schedule After J.T. Miller‘s outburst brought some sanity to the Vancouver Canucks scheduled return, the question remained about fitting their remaining games into the new schedule. As we talked about last time, there is a hard deadline for the NHL coming. The Stanley Cup […] READ MORE


The Risks and Rewards of Vancouver Canucks Goalie Thatcher Demko

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The sigh of relief you heard was two million lower-mainland fans as goalie Thatcher Demko signed on for five more years and $25 million. Thatcher Demko Done(ko) Details first (h/t PuckPedia). The base salary for Demko moves around quite a bit over the five years, but for explainable reasons. The first year, 2021-22 sees him […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Jim Benning Tenure – Year Six

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Okay, so the Vancouver Canucks didn’t reach the playoffs, even with their expensive veteran signings. The injury bug bit again, especially on their defence. It’s something of a recurring theme of the Jim Benning tenure, which can be an excuse (see also: Year Five). It’s also damning evidence that the team is too shallow to […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Jim Benning Tenure – Year Five

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For the fourth year of the Jim Benning tenure, the only thing the Vancouver Canucks excelled at was symbolism. In the last home game of the year, Daniel Sedin scored the game-winner and Henrik Sedin assisted on it. In overtime, yet. Rookie Brock Boeser led the team in scoring, Bo Horvat took on a leadership […] READ MORE



Norris Trophy Watch: The Divisional Breakdown

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This series will be tracking the top Norris Trophy candidates through numerous amounts of stats to monitor and analyze their progression, production, efficiency, and reliability as we progress through the abbreviated 2021 NHL season. You can find more on the introduction of this series here. As well as part two here. Top Norris Trophy Candidates from […] READ MORE


Norris Trophy Watch: The Young Guns Are Taking Over

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This series will be tracking the top Norris Trophy candidates through numerous amounts of stats to monitor and analyze their progression, production, efficiency, and reliability as we progress through the abbreviated 2021 NHL season. You can find more on the introduction of this series here. Young Defencemen Are Gunning for the Norris Trophy The young […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Future a Lot More Interesting

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Contract watchers notice something about how the Vancouver Canucks future stars – or potential stars – second deals go. The young guys, especially ones coming out of college, get some ice time right away. Deals are signed, a few games are played, and at the end of those deals, they lack arbitration rights. Brock Boeser, […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Sign Travis Hamonic

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On Tuesday, the Vancouver Canucks announced that they signed unrestricted free agent Travis Hamonic to a one-year deal. Adding Hamnoic to their training camp last week on a professional tryout agreement, he agreed to a $1.25 million contract. 30-year-old defencemen Hamonic has played for the New York Islanders, the Calgary Flames, and now the Canucks. […] READ MORE


The Most Valuable Vancouver Canuck

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A bad team always looks to the future, but the Vancouver Canucks MVP over the last two seasons has gone. Without their Jacob Markstrom backbone, who is now the most valuable Vancouver Canuck? The Most Valuable Vancouver Canuck There are a few different ways to look at who drives a team and what value they […] READ MORE