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Arguing for its own sake: Should John Tortorella have taken time off after being fired (in New York)?

Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman dropped this in his weekly 30 Thoughts column:

After a year away, John Tortorella would like to get back in. So would his former assistant, Mike Sullivan, although it sounds like they are not going to be together.

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The Luongo Winding Road..........that leads out the door.......

So finally the best goaltender the Canucks ever had provides a partial revelation on what led him to leave the team last year.

At his news conference the other day, his Florida Panthers in town, Roberto Luongo opines that if the Heritage Classic had turned out differently he still might have been with the team. 340 more words

Craig MacTavish claims he’s got an alibi … but what about his club?

This is called alibism at its best: surrounded by media hawks, most of them out for blood like a bunch of sharks, Edmonton Oilers’ general manager Craig MacTavish told them his club plans to stay the course because what he’s doing makes sense. 1,066 more words

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Canucks' News & Notes, September 26th

Before we knew it, the NHL is back in full swing. The game’s may be of the pre-season variety, but the void is finally being filled for hockey fans once again. 1,750 more words

The 101 Greatest Canucks: Nothing came easy in Schneider's saga

If not for timing, Cory Schneider would have finished his career as one of the best three Canucks goalies of all time.

He has that kind of talent. 749 more words

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THE NHL EXPANSION DRAFT: CANUCKS FORWARDS EDITION

Last week it was rumoured by Tony Gallagher of The Province Sports Editorial that Las Vegas has been granted an NHL expansion team. Howard Bloom of… 1,020 more words

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Blogger revolution: Leafs assemble team of super-analysts

Yes, it’s true. Ex-Province Sports blogger (hey, remember the replace the Kurtenbloggers campaign?), The Leafs Nation overlord, Yahoo Sports junior hockey writer and personal trainer Cam Charron has been hired by the Toronto Maple Leafs to work under assistant GM Kyle Dubas in a three-person analytics department. 381 more words

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