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Time to dump those Lucic-to-the-Canucks dreams? Reports indicate Kings extension close

With his team now out of the Stanley Cup playoffs, reports suggest Milan Lucic may be on the verge of locking-in long term with the Kings. 236 more words

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The Morning Skate, April 21: Canada soccer's rough ride hits home, Demko mania, and Fallon jams with McCartney at the Rog

This should prove to be a dilemma for some people:

As in, to buy or not to buy?

Seriously, this is an issue — and it’s an issue right now as the pre-sale has started for friends of Canada Soccer. 1,945 more words

Vancouver Canucks

Demko's diligence in classroom, on ice, has highly-touted goaltender on right career path

Thatcher Demko was in class at Boston College on Wednesday until 9 p.m. (EST).

On a day in which he could have easily blown off his studies after signing a three-year, entry-level deal with the Vancouver Canucks, the NCAA’s top goaltender was grinding it out toward a degree in applied psychology. 564 more words

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The Morning Skate, April 20: Demko stays (?), Perez sees goals and terrible language

There’s a special spirit in all of us, I’d like to believe.

One that knows there’s one moment for us.

(Fast-forward to the 3-minute mark for the real magic.) 1,254 more words

Vancouver Canucks

No Quick Fix For Canucks; A Season Lost Is a Season Gained

By now it’s fairly obvious I am a philosophizer of words, a craftsman of verbiage and a knight of partial sentence structure. The Canucks have turned me into a 21st century literary magician and I only have them to thank. 1,509 more words


Thatcher Demko's big day: Best goalie in NCAA tells Canucks he'll think about going pro

Thatcher Demko, the junior Boston College goalie, had a big Friday.

First, he spoke with Jim Benning about the possibility of skipping out on his senior year of college of hockey and instead signing on with the Canucks. 302 more words

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