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Video: ‘Holding Out For Bonino’ - a new Vancouver Canucks classic

Before new Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning could even start building the great wall o’ players in his office, he had to deal with Ryan Kesler, whose agent Kurt Overhardt began from day one to demand the new Canucks GM do what the old Canucks GM couldn’t or wouldn’t, and make a trade. 92 more words

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Do Oilers really need Nugent-Hopkins dropping the mitts?

There was a far better chance that Edmonton Oilers’ winger Matt Hendricks would, say, be throwing down with Zack Kassian Saturday in the Vancouver Canucks’ 44th home opener at Rogers Arena–to even a score in the past (remember that wild stick swing that broke Sam Gagner’s jaw?) than for a transgression in the present–but unbelieveably we had Ryan Nugent-Hopkins dropping the gloves with Canadian Olympic defenceman Dan Hamhuis in the third period. 616 more words

Oil Spills

The Importance of a Sprint from the Gates for the Canucks

Although it has been said infinitum “the hockey season is a marathon not a sprint”, it is of great importance that the Canucks sprint out of the gate in the tough Pacific Division. 822 more words


Canucks send Hunter Shinkaruk down to the minors

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster by one player.

The following player has been assigned to the Utica Comets: 53 more words

Jim Benning

Video: Benning and Linden wander around golf course, criticizing players and breaking windows

Ok, maybe a touch over-dramatic with the headline, but it’s still all true.

Courtesy Canucks TV, a glimpse at what went on at the Jake Milford Classic last month. 119 more words

The White Towel

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