Travis Hamonic Takes Leave of Absence

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Any conversation about Travis Hamonic is juggling grenades at this point, but news is news. Hamonic and the Vancouver Canucks have mutually agreed that he will take a leave of absence as of October 18th. Statement from General Manager Jim Benning: pic.twitter.com/5PuNfkZ2gK — Canucks PR (@CanucksPR) October 18, 2021 Working Without Travis Hamonic Hamonic was […] READ MORE



Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Vancouver Canucks

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on what […] READ MORE



How the Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes Deals Fit

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It’s Christmas in October for Vancouver Canucks fans as Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes each signed their second deals on October 1st. Here’s how they will work for the players and the team. Effects of the Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes Contracts Of Agents and Agency It was always going to be a balancing act […] READ MORE



Report: Vancouver Canucks Extend Quinn Hughes

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The Vancouver Canucks have done as expected and signed critical young defender Quinn Hughes to a new contract. The team’s offseason has already involved plenty of interesting transactions, but it is now headlined by retaining perhaps the most important young player on the team going forward. Following up Sportsnet TV analyst Satiar Shah report of […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Drama Factory Continues

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The end of the Vancouver Canucks training camp doesn’t mean the end of the Vancovuer Canucks drama. The dock backlog has limited exports, so all the drama is staying right in the lower mainland. But that doesn’t mean all the news is bad. Just, you know: DRAMATIC! Nothing Comes Easy at the Vancouver Canucks Drama […] READ MORE



Canucks Aligning Their Stars with Pettersson & Hughes

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Halfway through September isn’t where the Vancouver Canucks fans want to be thinking about contracts. They’ve had more than enough of that in recent years, with stars cutting their current deals quite late. Scoring leader Brock Boeser‘s bridge deal remained unsigned until the end of training camp two years ago. Captain Horvat’s contract was signed […] READ MORE