Hockey Graphs Podcast Episode 5: Garret Has The Plague

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February 13 2015 11:00AM

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On this week's podcast, Garret and Rhys build a frankenteam from the Leafs and Oilers, talk all about #Kaneghazi and how it relates to the Canucks, and break down every piece included in the trade heard 'round the world. Click past the jump to listen!

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Canucks Army Midterm Prospect Rankings: 6th & 5th

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February 11 2015 04:30PM

Here at Canucks Army, we love three things more than anything in the world: prospects, prospect rankings, and whining about prospect rankings.  Every summer we vote on and rank the top-20 Canucks prospects to take stock of what's in the system, and every summer we hear vocal complaints from our readers they disagree with our rankings.

So this year, in our mid-term ranking, we gave you the chance to vote on prospects and have a say on these players.  Since our summer rankings, we've simplified the definition of "prospect" to any player in the Vancouver Canucks' system that is eligible for the Calder Trophy if they were to play in the NHL this year.  This means that players like Linden Vey and Joacim Eriksson who were not rated over the summer will be covered in this series.

Without further adieu, here are the Canucks prospects that were rated 6th and 5th.

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Canucks Army GDT #53 - Canucks @ Blackhawks

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February 11 2015 02:30PM


The Vancouver Canucks visit the once reviled Chicago Blackhawks to finish up their short two-game road swing. The Hawks are just 5-4-1 in their past 10 games, but they still have the NHL's best goal differential and are atop the puck possession standings once again. On the other hand, Vancouver will play without their second and third line centres, as well as two key penalty killers.

It will be a tough task to get a win tonight and continue to hold off the Minnesota Wild and Los Angeles Kings in the Western Conference playoff race. Read past the jump for a preview.

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Canucks Army GDT #51 - Canucks vs. Penguins

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February 07 2015 01:24PM


After dropping their last game by a disappointing 5-1 score to the San Jose Sharks, the Vancouver Canucks wrap up their home stand tonight against Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Pens enter the night having won two games in a row and sitting atop the Metropolitan division, but their lead is tenuous at best, so they'll surely be motivated to put forth a strong effort tonight.

Read past the jump for a preview.

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Canucks Monthly Player Grades, Defensemen, February 2015

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February 06 2015 06:42PM

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With over half the season in the books, it's time to take a quick look back at how each individual player on the Canucks has performed so far. Read past the jump for Canucks Army's player grades for the season up to January 31st, 2015.

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