Monday Morning Musing: February 8th

J.D. Burke
February 08 2016 09:00AM

I'm of the belief that even the most inconsequential of transactions, events and whatever you may have leaguewide affects every team, at every level, to some extent. Newton's law and so on.

With that in mind, there just simply isn't enough time or resources to give them all the attention they deserve in this space. Ideally, though, one can scratch the surface of these events - linked directly to the Vancouver Canucks or otherwise - and examine their far-reaching impact to Roger's Arena and beyond.

With that, here are my Monday Morning Musings for the week that was.

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Canucks Army Postgame: 1-4 The Books

Grainne Downey
February 06 2016 11:00PM

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The Canucks met the Calgary Flames on Hockey Day in Canada and welcomed back Dan Hamhuis, whose face is finally okay again! Division rivals and playoff foes, this game was poised to be a thriller. It was not, but here's a recap anyway!

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Canucks Prospects Three Stars of the Month: December and January

Jeremy Davis
February 06 2016 05:14PM

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(Image courtesy graphic design star, Matthew Henderson - @mhenderson95 )

I started the Prospects Three Stars of the Month back in late November - covering both October and November - with the intention of making it a monthly feature. However, things in real life got so overwhelmingly busy that my December edition was out on hiatus. So here we are, once again doing a two-for-one article, this time for December and January.

The last couple months has been a little quieter for Canucks prospects than the previous two were. The season started off with the with the organization’s three best non-NHL prospects lighting their respective leagues on fire for two months straight. Since then, Thatcher Demko has come back to Earth a little and though Hunter Shinkaruk has continued to pile up assists, his goal scoring rate has diminished a fair bit. Brock Boeser, on the other hand, continues to improve.

Let’s check out which Canucks prospects demanded the spotlight in December and January.

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CANUCKS ARMY GDT# 61 - CANUCKS VS. FLAMES

Always90four
February 06 2016 12:54PM

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If you're a diehard hockey fan, you may have watched the rest of the games today with Ron Maclean telling you about stories of the Kamloops Blazers and I mean, who cares about Kamloops? The Canucks face their rivals, the Calgary Flames and will be looking to bounce back from a shootout loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday. The Flames lost to them as well last night so we have something in common. A shameful connection indeed.

BROADCAST INFO

TV: CBC (HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA)

RADIO: TSN 1040

PUCK DROP: 7:00 PM

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Babych Please - Feb. 5th, 2016

Grainne Downey
February 05 2016 01:00PM

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They're back! The Canucks returned from the All Star break last night and lost to Tortorella and his Blue Jackets, who are bad at hockey but great at Twitter! Read their best from Thursday night, look at some liquified turkey, and find out which Canuck is trying to look like a handsome nerd - all past the jump!

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