Review: The Newbies

Cam Davie
July 12 2011 12:07PM

Marco Sturm is the most high profile player the Canucks have acquired this off-season.
Yeah. I'm underwhelmed too. But if he has a bounce back season, LOOK OUT.
(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

We're almost two full weeks through the NHL Free Agency season, and the Vancouver Canucks have been nothing but a bit player. While teams like the Panthers, Sabres and Flyers have been crazy in the free agent and trade market, the Canucks have stood pat, choosing instead to build their organizational depth.

So who exactly have the Canucks acquired in the past two weeks? Let's take a look!

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July 11 2011 03:02PM

Some little kids have that special X factor that leave you saying "yep, that kid is gonna go somewhere someday." Take this little fella dancing his heart out to MJ at Safeco Field. Even though he is six years old - or thirty - we have no kids so can't tell how old they are unless we cut them in half and count their rings - he is already a champ.

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Mid-Day Headshots July 11th

Thomas Drance
July 11 2011 11:22AM

Mike Duco runs Andy Greene into the boards in a game last season. Luckily Andy Greene hopped right back up, and was thus spared from Duco's wrath on twitter.

Mid-Day Head-shots is a CanucksArmy feature where we round up the freshest Canucks news, including: funny gifs, awesome videos, cool photos and interesting links. If you've written a Canucks blog-post and want it to be featured here, e-mail me at

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Getting to know Michael Duco

Cam Charron
July 11 2011 10:21AM



I have to admit that when I first saw that Sergei Shirokov had been trade, I was pretty cheesed. A good chunk of me thought that Shirokov never quite got a fair shake in Vancouver under Alain Vigneault, but, the other chunk of me knows that I'm a bit of a Russian homer and that my feelings on the other piece of the Roberto Luongo trade are more subjective than anything.

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Replacing Christian Ehrhoff

Herbert Vasiljevs
July 10 2011 04:08PM


In the days that followed Vancouver’s heartbreaking Stanley Cup final loss GM Mike Gillis was tasked with maintaining the status-quo on the Canucks’ back-end with an emphasis on re-signing key defensemen Kevin Bieksa and Christian Ehrhoff.

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