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After 20 Games - What Canucks Benning and Dejardins have Learned

Not having seen the Canucks very often through the years, the first 20 games has been a learning experience for the new GM – Jim Benning and of course it’s Coach – Willie Dejardins. 1,333 more words


Timeline: Ryan Kesler’s career had ups and downs

June 21, 2003: Drafted 23rd overall by the Canucks from Ohio State Buckeyes of the CCHA.

Nov. 24, 2003: Makes NHL debut in 2-1 loss to Toronto, producing no points. 654 more words

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RIDM: Director James Benning on the art of observation

James Benning teaches a class called Looking and Listening, at the California Institute of the Arts, in which he gets students to do just that. He brings them to different locations, separates them so they don’t talk to each other, and gets them to observe their environment for up to nine hours at a time. 814 more words


Canucks Hat Trick: Baby Canucks thrive, from the O to the Dub; the Wonder Twins; the 2nd line should thank the 1st

The world is unfolding as it should these days for the Vancouver Canucks, who are having such a good run it’s hard to put your finger on what the best part of this unexpected start has been. 776 more words

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Tanev changing agents, going to Newport Sports Management for next contract

Canucks defenceman Chris Tanev has changed his player agent representation, signing with Toronto-based Newport Sports Management Inc., his camp evidently feeling that a large agency with a number of high profile clients would be better suited to deal with a new contract for next season. 223 more words

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Canucks Game Day: Bo can't sleep, Bieksa's back, jotting Jim, Iggy's oops, and what suspension?

DENVERFive points to ponder as the Vancouver Canucks commence a telling four-game road trip tonight (6 pm PT, Sportsnet Pacific) with the addition of Bo Horvat, who makes his long-anticipated NHL regular-season debut, and with Kevin Bieksa back from an eye injury: 1,605 more words

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Canucks Victims Of Their Own Success

After Alex Burrows received his FIRST suspension, I know right? it made me pause and think: are the Canucks victims of their own success? Dig deep, dig Grand Canyon deep or Adam Levine V-neck t-shirt deep and think if all the publicity and fame has finally dug the Canucks a hole. 574 more words