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Bulldog Biega finally bags one-way deal in two-year extension with Canucks

Alex Biega isn’t big on size but he’s big on try.

With a bulldog-like bite to his game, the defenceman was on the radar to be re-signed by the Vancouver Canucks. 497 more words

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Province Sports Radio: Was the NHL All-Star Game actually worth it this year?

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In Province Sports Radio Monday, Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald dig into the world of sports. In the first period they look at the NHL All Star Game and all star games in general, is it a bad thing that the games are all gimmicks? 141 more words

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Being Willie Desjardins Must Be Hard

I really don’t know how Willie Desjardins has a job some days and others, I applaud him for taking the crap that he does. Visually, he gives off a pretty inconsistent vibe when he’s on the bench; he’s angry at times, twitchy and that patented Willie smile just makes it all go away. 615 more words


Vancouver Canucks looking to trade veteran Chris Higgins as part of youth movement

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks are looking to trade veteran forward Chris Higgins as part of their plan to move forward with a younger roster. 132 more words


Now, does someone out there want the Canucks' Chris Higgins?

Chris Higgins’ days with the Vancouver Canucks will soon be over.

Higgins, who could never quite hit his stride after suffering a broken foot in the first preseason game of the year, will reportedly remain away from the club as the team explores trade options for the 32-year-old. 791 more words

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Chris Higgins on the trading block, says Canucks GM

Chris Higgins may not be a Vancouver Canuck much longer.

On Sunday, Canucks general manager Jim Benning said the team is looking to trade the veteran forward to make room for younger players. 113 more words


Former coach on Canucks' new winger Etem: 'His best years are still ahead of him'

There’s loads to like about Emerson Etem.

The 23-year-old winger, picked up by the Vancouver Canucks in a deal with the New York Rangers on Friday for winger Nicklas Jensen, has big-time wheels. 502 more words

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