Comets Militia: Down on the Farm – February 21st, 2015

Josh W
February 21 2015 10:00AM

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Courtesy: TheAHL.com

Welcome back to this weeks Comets Milita report as we review all of the activities of the Utica Comets and the Canucks prospects down in the AHL.  It's been an active week for the Comets as their d-corps is currently a number of ECHLers as they withstand the domino effects of NHL call-ups.  Still, the Comets managed 4 of 6 points this week and are looking good as we head into the last 1/3rd of the season in the final march towards the Calder Cup

(Editor's Note: This edition was written before Friday's game and the results of that game will be written about next week)

Continue past the jump for all your latest in Comets news.

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THE PACIFIC WAR ROOM

Nation World HQ
February 21 2015 08:00AM

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It's Saturday, and that means it's time for another edition of the Pacific War Room. What is the Pacific War Room? Each week, the fine folks at the Royal Half summarize the week that was with hot takes from the best and brightest bloggers from around the Pacific Division. These are those hot takes. 

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NHL94 Recap: Schedule Loss!

Matthew Henderson
February 20 2015 11:36PM

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In an uninspired effort against the New Jersey Devils on Friday night the Vancouver Canucks sustained a schedule loss against a lottery bound team. Click past the jump for our 8-bit recap of the Canucks' 4-2 loss to the Devils... 

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Canucks Army Recap: Harder, Better, Fauster, Stronger

Thomas Drance
February 20 2015 08:17PM

You'd think a club like the Vancouver Canucks, what with their rich history of changing up apparel and team colours every five years or so, would feel right at home in New Jersey. You'd be wrong.

The lifeless, Burrows-less Canucks limped through most of the second of back-to-back games against the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night. They looked slow and tired, well everyone except for Zack Kassian, until a late push made things somewhat interesting. Also Jordin Tootoo scored against them. 

A couple of cheeky Kassian finishes and Willie Desjardins' momentary end-game brilliance aside, it was perhaps their worst performance of the season.

It was also a 'schedule loss', so there's no need to look to look for any deeper meaning here. Not that we'll let that stop us on the other side of the jump!

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Canucks Army GDT #58: Canucks @ Devils

That's Offside!
February 20 2015 01:31PM


After a thrilling come-from-behind win against the New York Rangers last night, the Canucks are back in the saddle this evening as they face a struggling New Jersey Devils squad that's scored fewer goals this year than any non-Buffalo NHL team. The Devils are playing some atrocious hockey of late as their possession numbers have cratered since the firing of Peter DeBoer. Still, it won't be easy for the Canucks as they're on the second leg of a road back-to-back, and every win is critical to keeping themselves in the playoff race.

Read past the jump for a preview of tonight's tilt.

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