Stick Taps - January 15th, 2017

Matthew Henderson
January 15 2017 03:00PM

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Stick Taps is a Canucks Army feature where we link to the top news from the Canucks and across the NHL. If you've written a blog post, produced a tribute video, birthed a clever .gif into existence, have a hockey related cause you'd like to see promoted in this space or anything else - please tweet or DM us at CanucksArmy on Twitter! 

Local Calling

Ben Kuzma says even if Jake Virtanen and Jordan Subban are playing well, there are hurdles to jump to get to the NHL (The Province)

The Canucks "success" should be tacked onto these 10 things according to Jason Botchford (Vancouver Sun)

The Canucks rise in the standings can be attributed to their youth, explains Chris Oddo (FanRag Sports)

Bo Horvat was selected to his first all-star game, and he is both the present and the future says Trevor Connors (The Hockey Writers)

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Canucks Army Roundtable: Where They Stand

Matthew Henderson
January 15 2017 01:53PM

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The Canucks have performed a bit better than people expected. They've been in more games, their defense has improved and their wild card players (Baertschi, Granlund etc.) have performed as well or better than expected. Coupled with the highly competitive Western Conference, the Canucks are right in the thick of things for a wild card spot.

With that in mind, I asked both the writers and the readers for their input on where they think they'll end up. Here's what they think! 

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The End of Reebok and the Adidas Takeover

Matthew Henderson
January 10 2017 01:00PM

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The NHL is now in their 100th year, and to mark the occasion, they're going out with the old and in with the new. Since the 2007-08 season, Reebok has been the uniform provider of the NHL, but that will all change a decade later, as Adidas will be taking over for the 2017-18 campaign. 

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Bo Horvat Selected to Play in NHL All-Star Game

Matthew Henderson
January 10 2017 10:04AM

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Photo Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin - USA Today Sports

Bo Horvat has been selected to participate in the 62nd NHL All-Star Game in Los Angeles this February. It will be Horvat's first appearance in an All-Star Game. 

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Stick Taps - January 8th, 2017

Matthew Henderson
January 08 2017 09:00AM

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Stick Taps is a Canucks Army feature where we link to the top news from the Canucks and across the NHL. If you've written a blog post, produced a tribute video, birthed a clever .gif into existence, have a hockey related cause you'd like to see promoted in this space or anything else - please tweet or DM us at CanucksArmy on Twitter!

After a couple weeks off, Stick Taps is back to give a nod to those around the hockey world. 

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