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Canucks brass all but admit they buried Markstrom in Stockton - to protect him

‘It became necessary to destroy the town to save it.’

A cynical line from the Vietnam War, and one that applies somewhat to the current situation of Jacob Markstrom. 200 more words

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Will Canucks' GM Jim Benning Stand by his Word about the Rookies?

A number of weeks ago during an interview Canucks GM Jim Benning was asked about the plethora of rookies that were auditioning and their chances of sticking with the club. 756 more words


A long roster shot on a PTO, Wyman has to be on the go every shift at Canucks camp

WHISTLER — At one point, J.T. Wyman was making the right point Saturday.

Easily wheeling around defenceman Alex Biega in a drill and protecting the puck while circling with his considerable size and speed, he was doing everything the Vancouver Canucks coaching staff expected. 416 more words

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Canucks seriously considering keeping three goalies. Seriously

WHISTLER, B.C. — As far as deliveries goes, Jim Benning’s best moment on the first day of training camp came when he was asked about his goalies. 765 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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Jordan Subban wants to prove he's a small(er) D who can make the Bigs

PENTICTON — Jordan Subban won’t play in the final Young Stars tournament game here, but he’s not being benched for poor play.
It’s just that the Canucks have nine defencemen here, so not all can play all three games in the tourney. 406 more words

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McCann's mono sends him home, while Cassels plays waiting game: Benning opens door for veteran PTO

Canucks GM Jim Benning spoke to TSN 1040 radio this morning in Penticton and gave a couple updates on the status of forward prospects Jared McCann and Cole Cassels. 127 more words

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