Addressing the Vancouver Canucks Defense

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One thing Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning has not been shy of is making moves in a proactive attempt to rebuild his roster as quickly as possible. After all, he’s acquired the moniker “Trader Jim” for a reason. Over the last two seasons, Benning has brought in a bevy of young forwards, including Linden […] READ MORE




Vancouver Canucks Sign Chris Tanev to Five Year Extension

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On Tuesday morning the Vancouver Canucks signed defenceman Chris Tanev to a five-year contract extension through 2021. Elliotte Friedman is reporting that the contract will be worth $4.45M per season. Canucks announce Chris Tanev five year extension. AAV $4.45M. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) March 24, 2015 The 25 year old Ontario native has two goals […] READ MORE


The Canuck Awards: Halfway Point

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Most Valuable Player Winner: Alexander Edler Remember the Alex Edler of the John Tortorella era? The one that finished a minus-39 on the season, and often looked shaky and uncomfortable on the ice? Yeah, neither do I. The 2014-15 campaign has been a complete 180 for the Swedish defender. He and Chris Tanev have anchored […] READ MORE


Canucks Come to Terms with Tanev

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The Vancouver Canucks solidified their blue-line on Saturday afternoon, signing young rock-solid defenceman Chris Tanev to a 1-year, $2 million deal. The 24-year-old has shown great consistency and has been extremely reliable for the team in his three-year tenure in Vancouver. Re-signing Tanev was a must for Canucks GM Jim Benning, as the loss of […] READ MORE


NHL Free Agent Frenzy: RFA Offer Sheet Targets

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Now that the dust has mostly settled on another NHL free agency period, it’s time for general managers to pick through the scraps and see what might be left out there to help their teams. Of course NHL free agency isn’t all about the UFAs, as there are a number of quality restricted free agents still […] READ MORE