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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


Province Sports Radio's Hockey Numbers talks goalies, powerplay and checking wingers

Ryan Miller Stinks!

Hold your horses, let Thomas Drance and Patrick Johnston explain.

Goaltending is a question. In Vancouver.

What. A. Shock.

The Canucks’ number 1 is having a tough time, despite the team’s impressive record to open the season. 53 more words

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Quintal highlights knee-on-knee penalties

For the first time since taking over from Brendan Shannahan as Senior Vice President of Player Safety, Stephane Quintal addressed the NHL general managers during meetings in Toronto on Tuesday. 156 more words

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Canucks Hat Trick: Kassian's head on swivel, Vey learning the hard way, Eakins is aching

Three things to ponder as the Canucks attempt to improve to 4-0-0 against the Oilers tonight in Edmonton where the only thing colder than the temperature is the Dallas Eakins coached club being 0-8-1 against Western Conference competition. 766 more words

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Canucks send DeFazio back to AHL, likely meaning injured forward ready to return

The Canucks have reassigned forward Brandon DeFazio to the AHL Utica Comets, raising the expectation that one of the NHL club’s four injured forwards is ready to return to the lineup. 65 more words

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Canucks Post Game: Willie gets warm, Miller gets analytical, Horvat is better, Higgins is annoyed

LOS ANGELES β€” Some points to ponder after the usually measured and reserved Willie Desjardins had lots to say following a sobering 5-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday at the Staples Center. 880 more words

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Canucks' coach Desjardins rips team's performance after loss in L.A.

This is supposed to be the road trip where the Vancouver Canucks get a better idea of what kind of team they could be in 2014-15. 457 more words