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Taste Of NHL Pays Dividends For Canucks Pick Kole Lind

As bad as the preseason has been for the Canucks, it seems to have paid off in spades for multiple prospects still on the roster and players that have been sent back to junior/AHL. 470 more words

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Canucks GM Benning hopes to have Horvat signed ‘in the next week’

Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning says he expects to have restricted free agent forward Bo Horvat signed before training camp begins later this month. 58 more words

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Canucks Sign Thomas Vanek to One Year Contract

The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward Thomas Vanek to a one-year contract worth $2 million.

The 33-year-old has a dozen years of NHL experience under his belt and has become somewhat of a journeyman as of late. 426 more words

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Park the Kids in Utica for 2017/18

The 2017/18 season is the season for the Vancouver Canucks to “play the kids”…….in Utica.

Jim Benning and the Vancouver Canucks have an opportunity this season to really help the future of the franchise by parking Jake Virtanen, Brock Boeser, Jonathan Dahlen and Nikolay Goldobin in Utica and sending Olli Juolevi to play a season in Europe. 418 more words

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Vancouver Canucks announce Trent Cull as new head coach of Utica Comets

VANCOUVER – Trent Cull has been named head coach of the Utica Comets, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks.

He replaces Travis Green, who was promoted to head coach of the Canucks. 178 more words

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Vancouver Canucks have trade options and leverage heading into pivotal entry draft

By Ben Kuzma

Expansion week. Draft week. Trade week. Rebuild week.

In what could be defining days for the Vancouver Canucks, the level of latitude that general manager Jim Benning actually has — and what co-operation he gets from his peers — for bold moves at the NHl draft will tell you a lot about next fall and the next few years. 900 more words

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Vancouver Canucks could take shot at acquiring No. 3 overall pick — if they're willing to trade Chris Tanev

VANCOUVER — In snooker, it’s not the shot you make — it’s the one you leave.

The Vancouver Canucks have a shot at the third-overall selection in the 2017 NHL Draft, which the Dallas Stars are dangling. 576 more words

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