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All three Canuck kids skating together tonight

The assignment of Jacob Markstrom to the AHL has left the Vancouver Canucks with one roster spot for a young forward to grab.

Tonight, the three leading candidates to grab that roster spot — Bo Horvat, Hunter Shinkaruk, and Nicklas Jensen — will skate together as a line when the Canucks host the Coyotes in preseason action. 315 more words

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Canucks' News & Notes, September 26th

Before we knew it, the NHL is back in full swing. The game’s may be of the pre-season variety, but the void is finally being filled for hockey fans once again. 1,757 more words

Canucks waive Markstrom as Shinkaruk, Jensen continue to impress

The Vancouver Canucks have crossed their fingers and placed goalie Jacob Markstrom on waivers, with the likely intention of assigning him to AHL Utica.

Markstrom, 24, joined Vancouver in the Roberto Luongo trade between the Canucks and Panthers. 406 more words

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Burrows bids to block out his bad season but not shy away from blocking shots

WHISTLER — It’s customary to ask young players or even new players how excited they are to start playing, even if it’s a just a split-squad game against the San Jose Sharks in Stockton, Calif. 345 more words

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Canucks Watch: Burrows takes high road, Sestito picks fighting spots, Benning plays hurt

WINNING, NOT WHINING: The free-agent signing of Radim Vrbata and the management promise that the winger would play with Henrik and Daniel Sedin could have sent Alex Burrows into an offseason sulk — especially in considering Vrbata was his QMJHL teammate. 507 more words

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2014/15 Season Preview – Vancouver Canucks

2013/14 Season Record – 12th in Western Conference, 5th in Pacific Division 1,346 more words


Burrows 'always thought' Sedins would be 'better with a right-handed guy'

It’s tempting to think that Alex Burrows would be sour that the Canucks signed Radim Vrbata to play with the Sedins.

After all, it was Burrows who was skating five-on-five with the twins when they were taking turns leading the NHL in scoring. 328 more words

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