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In a Conference swamped with Cup contenders; a lot of people were caught almost ‘off guard’ by the Ducks last year. Bruce Boudreau’s team blazed through the regular season, finishing top of the West and earning Captain Ryan Getzlaf a Hart Trophy nomination. 992 more words
Throughout the month of August, PHT will be dedicating a day to all 30 NHL clubs. Today’s team? The Vancouver Canucks.
After back-to-back first round exits under head coach Alain Vigneault, Canucks GM Mike Gillis fired Vigneault and replaced him with John Tortorella under the belief that the new bench boss would make Vancouver a better playoff team. 390 more words
Things haven’t been great for the Anaheim Ducks in Game 7s the past couple seasons.
In 2013, they lost in the first round to the seventh-seeded Detroit Red Wings in seven games. 250 more words
It was no coincidence that Ryan Kesler’s best season in the NHL coincided with the best team in Vancouver Canucks history.
In 2010-11, Kesler scored a career-high 41 goals as the Canucks won the Presidents’ Trophy and came within a game of winning the Stanley Cup. 553 more words