The Question for the Vancouver Canucks on Defence

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The Vancouver Canucks 2022-23 season opening night draws nearer. Heck, the Young Stars tournament isn’t just coming back this year, it’s only two weeks away! And, as always, there are questions all around. We’re limiting those questions to a three-part series: forward, defence and in goal. Questions now can change with a single trade or […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Counting on Tucker Poolman to Return

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Concussion issues are never predictable, as Tucker Poolman well knows. While Vancouver Canucks General Manager Patrik Allvin sounds confident he will return in full health, there should be a contingency plan in place. The Return of Tucker Poolman, Hopefully A casual glance at the Vancouver Canucks right-side defence raises obvious questions. Even if Poolman returns […] READ MORE


The Vancouver Canucks Plan for Travis Dermott

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Travis Dermott – acquired at the deadline last season – has one year remaining on his current deal. If he is still with the Vancouver Canucks at season’s start, they need to know who he is. “Our pro scouting and analytics departments were excited.” Learn more about our newest defenceman, Travis Dermott, and what he […] READ MORE


The Vancouver Canucks Future in Two-and-a-Half Directions

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The Vancouver Canucks future is one of those year-round topics of discussion on Canada’s West Coast. Not taking part in those discussions right now? President of Hockey Operations Jim Rutherford and General Manager Patrik Allvin. So we’re here to take up the slack. Infinite Options in Canucks Future Well, maybe not infinite. But the new […] READ MORE


Tucker Poolman Suspended Two Games For High-Sticking

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Vancouver Canucks defenceman Tucker Poolman was suspended two games for high-sticking Colorado Avalanche forward Kiefer Sherwood during Thursday’s game. The Department of Player Safety announced this decision earlier today. Canucks defenceman Tucker Poolman has been suspended two games for high-sticking, the department of player safety announced, stemming from an incident on Thursday in which he […] READ MORE


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


The Vancouver Canucks Defence: New Arrivals

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Just in case hockey hasn’t been your entire life over the past two months – and possibly if it has – there’s news! You may have missed/forgotten just how much the Vancouver Canucks defence has changed in this off-season. An all-time veteran walked. An old friend returned. A free agent was signed in the traditional […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Sign Former Jets Defenceman Tucker Poolman

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The Vancouver Canucks have signed unrestricted free-agent defenceman Tucker Poolman to a four-year deal worth $10 million dollars. Bally Sports Midwest reporter Andy Strickland broke the news during Free Agent Frenzy. Tucker Poolman to #Canucks — Andy Strickland (@andystrickland) July 28, 2021 Tucker Poolman Signed by the Vancouver Canucks Poolman has played only 120 career […] READ MORE



Winnipeg Jets Re-Sign Tucker Poolman

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The Winnipeg Jets announced that they have re-signed restricted free agent defenceman Tucker Poolman to a three-year deal. The contract is worth $2.325 million and carries an average annual value of $775,000 per season. It carries Poolman through the 2020-21 season, at which point he is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent. #NHLJets and RFA […] READ MORE