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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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Canucks see 'foundation piece' Sutter better fit than Bonino, Clendening out in swap with Penguins

Adam Clendening was shocked. Nick Bonino had two more seasons remaining at a very palatable $1.9 million US salary cap hit and Brandon Sutter was deemed not enough return in those Ryan Kesler rumours at the 2014 trade deadline. 917 more words

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Who really holds contract leverage hammer as Canucks calculate Baertschi's true value?

If you could be in the boardroom — or at least on the other end of the phone line — concluding who has contract leverage in the Sven Baertschi negotiations could be compelling. 644 more words

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Maybe We Were Wrong About Luca Sbisa

Before things got, how do I say this properly, dicey; the only things we really had to overly criticize were not only the gameplay of Luca Sbisa but the shiny new contract he got for said awful gameplay. 1,018 more words


Canucks' Brisebois just as impressive off the ice

Looking back at the Canucks development camp last week at Shawnigan Lake School on Vancouver Island, one of the more impressive young prospects was Guillaume Brisebois. 577 more words

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Clendening, Corrado back with one-year, two-way contracts to give Canucks needed blueline depth

Strength in numbers.

That’s the spin the Vancouver Canucks are putting on their back end next season with the departure of Kevin Bieksa in a trade to Anaheim and the free-agent acquisition of Boston blueliner Matt Bartkowski. 418 more words

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The Morning Skate, July 9: Trading the Sedins II, Jared McCann is a big shot, hostage in Houston, Ariana Grande licks donuts

Paul Chapman asked you a very important question in yesterday’s Skate: Should the Canucks try to turn the Sedins into fresh assets at next year’s trade deadline? 1,431 more words

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