Canucks Army Postgame: Blue Them Out

Rhys Jessop
March 30 2015 09:22PM

The Vancouver Canucks hit the ground running on their brutal Central division road swing, taking their final match-up with the St. Louis Blues by a final score of 4-1. It was another step in the right direction for Vancouver as they try and hammer home a playoff berth, and with the Kings losing to the Blackhawks, their chances of making the dance look as good as ever.

Read past the jump for a recap of tonight's big win.

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NHL 94 Recap: Desert Duel

Rhys Jessop
March 23 2015 09:00AM

NHL 94 recap

The Canucks won their second of back-to-back games this weekend as they beat the cellar-dwelling Arizona Coyotes 3-1 on Sunday. Click past the jump to see our 8-bit recap!

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Canucks Army Postgame: King Me

Rhys Jessop
March 21 2015 05:59PM

The Canucks played a hell of a game. The Kings did not. Vancouver won. I'm not in a good mood. Here's your damn recap. Have fun.

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Canucks Army Postgame: 6-2 Be Us

Rhys Jessop
March 19 2015 11:39PM

The Blue Jackets came in to Vancouver having been severely outplayed last night against the Edmonton Oilers, so tonight's game should have been a schedule loss. But, as the Canucks were reminded tonight, there's a reason why they play the games. Vancouver came out flying but stumbled thereafter, as the Jackets put six goals in the back of Vancouver's net en route to a disappointing 6-2 final.

Read past the jump for a recap.

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Should the Canucks Re-sign Luca Sbisa?

Rhys Jessop
March 19 2015 09:00AM

On the surface, the answer to the question posed in the headline is a simple "no way," but our thoughts and opinions on this aren't the ones that matter. 

As fans, we've all seen the pizza deliveries, the blown coverages, and the own goals this year. In addition to the poor play, Luca Sbisa is on an inconveniently back-loaded contract and will be enormously expensive to qualify this summer. Just retaining his restricted free agents rights with a qualifying offer will force the Vancouver Canucks to commit $2.9 million on a one-year deal (that is unless they take him to arbitration and seek to cut back his salary), which should be a non-starter.

Or it would be a non-starter if stuff like "the Canucks like Sbisa" and "the Canucks see Sbisa as a future top-4 guy" wasn't being floated by those with more insider knowledge than we have. Vancouver, allegedly, believes Sbisa has taken a step forward and media speculation has him coming back next year, pricey RFA deal and all. But are the Canucks wise to think this way? We'll investigate on the other side of the jump.

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