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Canucks Post Game: Trade winds blowing, Hansen lowers the boom, Willie wonders who are we?

Some points to ponder following a 4-0 loss to the Ducks on Tuesday in which the Canucks gave management every reason to take a harder look at the roster in advance of the March 2 trade deadline: 718 more words

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Report: Canucks take Markstrom off the market

The Vancouver Canucks are no longer interested in trading goaltender Jacob Markstrom.

According to ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun, the club was open to offers on the 24-year-old Swede earlier in the season. 154 more words

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Canucks Hat Trick: NHL stats not satisfactory, too-many-men for good reason, is Markstrom the next No. 2?

In the early days of advanced statistics in the NHL, it is abundantly clear that NHL statistics are not only open to interpretation, in some rinks they are downright flights of fancy. 857 more words

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After 41 Games, What Canucks Management Knows About This Team

At the half-way mark this is what the the Canucks management knows about this team – statistic wise. They have a record of 23W, 15L, 3OT, 49 points, a Goals Plus/Minus of -11, and a Corsi For Percentage of 49.7, which ranks them at 19th. 1,471 more words


Canucks' Benning on Kassian: 'He’s got the physicality and size to be a power forward for us'

Zack Kassian is expected to be in the lineup tonight when the Vancouver Canucks play host to the Detroit Red Wings.

It’ll be Kassian’s first game since Nov. 210 more words

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Closer to returning from fractured finger, Kassian must get game pointed in right direction

Zack Kassian had two pins removed from his fractured right pinky finger Saturday and practised Sunday.

Still at least a week away from returning the lineup, the Vancouver Canucks winger has only played four of the last 19 games when you include the five he missed earlier this NHL season with a knee injury. 277 more words

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Canucks Hat Trick: GM Benning needs to be busy now

Three thoughts after a 2-0 loss to Dallas on Wednesday stretched the Canucks’ losing streak to five games:

1. After all the angst about how dysfunctional the Canucks’ defence (with the exception of the Edler/Tanev pairing), it’s now becoming clear the team is facing an even bigger problem. 302 more words

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