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Report: Canucks, Sutter closing in on five-year deal, north of $20M

Jim Benning wasn’t kidding when he called Brandon Sutter a “foundation piece.”

Just days after acquiring Sutter from Pittsburgh in a multi-player trade, the Canucks GM is reportedly close to inking the 26-year-old to a fairly large extension, per Sportsnet: 249 more words

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Hamhuis, Vrbata will not sign extensions this summer

With many predicting the Vancouver Canucks will be hard-pressed to get back to the playoffs next season, will defenseman Dan Hamhuis and winger Radim Vrbata be up for grabs at the 2016 trade deadline? 142 more words

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Report: NHL done looking into alleged Shaw bite on Hedman

TAMPA — Doesn’t look like there’ll be anything more from the Andrew Shaw-Victor Hedman biting incident from Game 1.

On Thursday, Chicago Tribune sources said… 174 more words

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Did Shaw bite Hedman? 'It felt like it' (Updated)

TAMPA — Four years ago, it was Alex Burrows on Patrice Bergeron.

This year? Andrew Shaw on Victor Hedman.

Yes, biting is once again a thing at the Stanley Cup Final, after Hedman suggested postgame that Shaw chomped down on him during a first-period scrum during Chicago’s Game 1 victory. 255 more words

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'You can't win,' ex-NHL ref Fraser says of Prust incident

Interesting piece here from the National Post, following Brandon Prust’s alleged dressing down from referee Brad Watson during Montreal’s 6-2 loss to Tampa Bay on Sunday: 309 more words

Burrows will travel with Canucks following Game 6

Alex Burrows, who has remained in Calgary since Tuesday due to a rib injury, will travel back to Vancouver following tonight’s Game 6 at the Saddledome. 53 more words

Canucks Post-Game: Nick of time Towel Power, Miller's mantra, Daniel's dashing delight, Hansen's harping

Points to ponder as the Canucks staved off playoff elimination Thursday, with a Nick Bonino goal celebration that may go viral; the Sedins combining for a dozen shots and the winning goal, which may — for now — have silenced their postseason critics; and Ryan Miller doing the mind-over-matter thing: 1,258 more words

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