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How Well Have the Vancouver Canucks Drafted Since 2000?

For those of you who haven’t seen my earlier post(s) I am going through each of the 30 teams and breaking down how they have drafted over the past 15 years. 1,485 more words


Former Canucks GM Mike Gillis to teach at UVic

Former Vancouver Canucks general manager and president Mike Gillis is taking his boardroom skills to the classroom.

The University of Victoria has confirmed that Gillis is signed up to teach a sports law course at UVic’s Faculty of Law in the spring 2016 semester. 198 more words


Are The Aquilini's The Right Ownership for the Vancouver Canucks?

Before I get into my thoughts about current ownership, I would like to give you some background on how they came to be involved in the Vancouver Canucks. 1,064 more words


Canucks clean house: Laurence Gilman, Lorne Henning, Eric Crawford fired

Canucks President of Hockey Ops Trevor Linden took the pruning shears to his bloated hockey department on Thursday, letting go assistant general managers Laurence Gilman and Lorne Henning and director of player development Eric Crawford. 382 more words

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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