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Canucks Recall Megna and Stecher from the Comets

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Jayson Megna and defenceman Troy Stecher from the AHL Utica Comets. 212 more words


Kuzma: Canucks’ Desjardins dialed in for this most crucial season

Willie Desjardins has an “off” switch.

It’s hard to find, harder to flip and doesn’t stay deployed long.

The intense Vancouver Canucks head coach has been spotted playing a video game on the team bus or playing a recreational round of golf in the off-season. 1,319 more words

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Bo Horvat is the future face of Canucks. What's his future as a player?

He’s not the next one.

It’s not fair to Bo Horvat. Or, really, Henrik Sedin.

There were will never be another Henrik. Not here, not anywhere. 1,216 more words

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If Sutter stays healthy, he won't be a riddle in the middle for Canucks

Brandon Sutter was labelled a “foundation piece” when the centre signed a five-year, US$21.875-million contract extension that kicks in this National Hockey League season.

Sutter would settle for staying in one piece. 1,072 more words

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Canucks saw Rodin setback coming, but knee injury still hurts

His hands have carried him back to the National Hockey League, but his knee could take him out.

Swedish winger Anton Rodin, who failed in his first attempt to play professional hockey in North America but has been one of the most impressive Vancouver Canucks during the pre-season, missed practice Friday and may be unavailable for the team’s season-opener against the Calgary Flames next Saturday. 376 more words

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Ben Kuzma: Markstrom will let his game do the talking

Jacob Markstrom wouldn’t take the bait.

When asked how many games he expects to play this National Hockey League season, he knew any figure would stir smouldering embers of a goalie controversy and ignite an ongoing debate. 858 more words

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