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Hey Canucks Nation, Is This the Season to go after Auston Matthews?

This looks like the year that the Canucks should seriously pursue Auston Matthews, the touted number one pick in next years Entry Level Draft. I realize that the management has voiced its opinion on icing a winning team, but let’s face it, the whole Pacific Division except maybe the Phoenix Coyotes, have better roster lineups. 492 more words


How Well Have the Vancouver Canucks Drafted Since 2000?

For those of you who haven’t seen my earlier post(s) I am going through each of the 30 teams and breaking down how they have drafted over the past 15 years. 1,485 more words


The Morning Skate, Aug. 12: The water in Rio, The Benning Plan, NFL sucker punch, and nude cricket

I’m glad I’m not a world-class triathlete.

If I were, I’d have to spend the next year weighing my dream of an Olympic medal against all the vomiting and diarrhea that are likely to follow. 1,962 more words

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Fair money, debatable term as Brandon Sutter gets five-year, $21.875M contract extension

Fair money. Debatable term.

Brandon Sutter received an expected market-value contract extension Tuesday, a five-year commitment that carries an annual average value of $4.375 million US. 445 more words

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McCann sidelined for remainder of Summer Showcase after taking hard hit to the head

Jared McCann was trying to make the right impression Monday at the Summer Showcase in Calgary, a springboard to Hockey Canada’s final world junior roster selection camp in December. 884 more words

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Summer Breeze Gently Blowing Through the Windmills of my Canucks Mind

As one hockey writer noted, it is the dog days of summer where very little is happening in the NHL and especially with the Canucks. As GM Jim Benning mentioned, he likes the team the way it stacks up now, so I don’t see much changing before the season begins. 1,406 more words


With cap concerns, Benning makes one-year, one-way offer Baertschi simply couldn't refuse

Show me the money.

A year from now, Sven Baertschi can say that to the Vancouver Canucks if he responds after the restricted free agent agreed to a one-year, one-way deal for $900,000 US on Tuesday. 744 more words

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