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The Morning Skate, Aug. 22: Olympic review, best performance of the games, world's most athletic siblings, do you trust Canucks front office? Bieksa returns, Caps collapse and a fight for the ages

That’s it, over for another four years, two if you include the Winter Olympics. And we fell into the same old trap.

In the run-up to Rio all we heard was what a disaster the games would be. 2,484 more words

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Kane's stock would rise if he follows Kassian's behavioural health steps

Does Trevor Linden have trade interest in the troubled Evander Kane? Read between the lines and draw your own conclusion.

The Vancouver Canucks president of hockey operations can’t say whether he’ll pursue the Buffalo Sabres’ left winger because he’s under contract and… 886 more words

Vancouver Canucks

Trevor Linden: On player behaviour, Virtanen, Desjardins, team sale rumour

Trevor Linden said what he could say Tuesday when asked to address behavioural problems in the National Hockey League and how those type of players may impact his roster. 436 more words

Vancouver Canucks

Wayward winger Evander Kane would fill Canucks' scoring needs

He’s a major problem — and a potential star.

The optics of another off-ice altercation by the wayward Evander Kane were ugly, but the timing may not have been better for the Vancouver Canucks, who desperately need to acquire a second-line left-winger. 893 more words

Vancouver Canucks

Benning seeking second-line left winger to take pressure off Baertschi

Jim Benning doesn’t have a crystal ball.

If he did, the Vancouver Canucks’ general manager might see a clear vision of what’s required to bolster his NHL club. 934 more words

Vancouver Canucks

Alex Burrows is the ultimate NHL survivor

“I’m still around.”

In those three words, Alex Burrows tried to summarize and justify his wild rollercoaster ride the last four months when it appeared his days as a long-serving Vancouver Canucks winger were numbered. 1,480 more words

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Canucks hoping Jarvis can draw up a faceoff-dot solution

SHAWNIGAN LAKE — Last in the National Hockey League in faceoffs last season, the Vancouver Canucks hired themselves an ace. Unfortunately, he is 61 years of age and hasn’t played since 1988. 513 more words