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So What Kind of Canucks Team does Jim Benning Have

After 22 games and sitting third in the weak Pacific Division it’s obvious that this team is only treading water at .500. Never mind that their 2-6-2 record in the last 10 games suggests that this is maybe the team that they actually are. 1,121 more words


Benning didn't want to go LTIR route to retain Corrado, couldn't broker trade for No. 8 blueliner

Jim Benning had options to either retain Frank Corrado or get some return for the asset before he was claimed off waivers Tuesday by the Toronto Maple Leafs. 812 more words

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Canucks Camp Hat Trick: Triple-H line looks fine, the wheel thing for Higgins, big break for Bartkowski

PRINCE GEORGE — Notes and quotes from Day 1 of training camp where Bo Horvat found new linemates, Chris Higgins found a new way to get a leg up on his training and Matt Bartkowski found out that two lefts can make a right as a possible defensive pairing with Luca Sbisa: 1,002 more words

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Training Camp: Is the right switch finally being flipped by Jensen?

PRINCE GEORGE — It’s been a long wait for the light bulb to turn on but Nicklas Jensen may have finally found the right switch. 570 more words

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Vancouver Canucks gushing from fountain of optimism

The sky is blue, the birds are singing, and the Vancouver Canucks are unbeaten.

Well, one out of three isn’t bad.

So it was cloudy Thursday and the birds were taking cover. 896 more words


Canucks Top Prospects

Not too long ago, this topic would be a rather meaningless attempt as Canucks’ prospect pool was extremely shallow under Mike Gillis’ final years. It was partly a result of Canucks on-ice success, winning their division championship seven times in eleven straight seasons, landing a playoff berth eleven times in fourteen straight seasons, winning the President’s Trophy as the top team in regular season twice, and just one win away from the Stanley Cup. 457 more words


Canucks coach Willie Desjardins recovering after hip surgery

Don’t expect to see Canucks head coach Willie Desjardins pacing behind the team’s bench during the NHL pre-season. He may not make it back until Oct. 162 more words