What Would You Do Thursday: Fixing the Powerplay

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December 18 2014 03:37PM

Welcome to a new feature here on Canucks Army and all sites on the Nation Network: What Would You Do Wednesday THURSDAY, where we put you, yes YOU, in charge of your own imaginary Vancouver Canucks. We'll present you with a different scenario each week, and you tell us how you'd solve it in the comments section below. Give props to the answers you do like and trash the ones you don't. Easy! So let's get started: 

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Canucks Army GDT #31 - Canucks vs. Stars

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December 17 2014 03:26PM

After a few days off to rest and reflect on the embarrassing 5-1 loss to the New York Rangers on Saturday night, the Canucks are finally back in action to take on the Dallas Stars in the second game of their four game pre-Christmas home stand. After being atop the NHL standings less than two weeks ago, their short 4-game losing skid has dropped the Canucks to within just two points of the final playoff spot in the West. They have also dropped 5 games in a row against the struggling Dallas Stars, so the Canucks are surely keen to snap a couple of bad streaks and put some more daylight between themselves and the Flames and Wild.

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

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Thatcher Demko Traded to Calgary (WHL)

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December 16 2014 02:41PM

Some Vancouver Canucks prospect news broke this afternoon when it was announced that G Thatcher Demko had been traded... in the WHL. The 19-year old netminder previously had his junior rights held by the Spokane Chiefs, but was dealt to the Calgary Hitmen. So does this mean that Demko is leaving the NCAA and coming north?

Read past the jump for the answer.

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Canucks Army Weekly Player Grades: Defensemen, December 15th, 2014

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December 15 2014 08:15PM

Player Report Cards

As promised this morning, here are our Canucks Army weekly player grades for defensemen.

Read past the jump to see how each Canucks defender fared this past week!

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Bo Horvat to Remain With Vancouver Through WJC's

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December 15 2014 04:12PM

Despite the impending returns of some of Vancouver's depth forwards from injury and the roster crunch that's sure to ensue, the Vancouver Canucks have opted not to release Bo Horvat to join Team Canada for the upcoming World Junior Championships later this month.

Read past the jump for our initial thoughts and reactions.

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