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January 20 2017 05:00AM
Should the Leafs or Oilers chase Shattenkirk, the Canucks point streak affecting long term goals, Dylan Larkin's struggles, Draisaitl's fantastic season, Mikael Backlund's case for the Selke, and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.
In the Roundup we go around the Nation Network and give you some of the best articles of the last couple weeks. Every once in a while it's good to know what other teams are doing, or maybe you find an interesting article you wouldn't have found otherwise.
Note* This article is posted across all Nation Network team sites so comments are an open forum.
January 19 2017 06:43PM
Photo Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin - USA TODAY Sports
As most of you already know, Henrik Sedin is set to attain one of the NHL's highest achievements: the 1000-point milestone. It's without question that the Canucks will raise he and his brother's numbers to the rafters of Rogers Arena. When you think of the Canucks, the Sedins are right up there on the list. They have stapled themselves in the organization and have made names for themselves in the community. What makes the two unique is that they've both done it humbly and with class.
What Henrik and Daniel have put into this organization and city heavily outweighs what they take back. They don't ask for much, and they most likely don't expect much back. As Henrik is literally one play away from making history, there is one thing that would put the icing on the cake: The Viking Clap.
January 19 2017 02:34PM
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The AHL announced today that Utica Comets' point and goal leader Alex Grenier has been added to the All-Star Classic roster, where he'll join fellow all-star Jordan Subban, who was announced with the original rosters.
January 19 2017 01:00PM
We are back with another Blackfish!
Don't know if you have heard of this Brock Boeser kid, but he's good! He's back from injury and making everyone feel slightly better about the Canucks prospect pool!
One of the Canucks prospects will be in Langley this upcoming game for a tilt with the Vancouver Giants.
All of this and more in this weeks edition!
January 19 2017 12:11PM
Photo Credit: Kyle Terada - USA TODAY Sports
Jordan Subban has been recalled from Utica to join the Canucks ahead of their contest against the Florida Panthers on Friday night: