Can Tanev Earn a Spot in the Top Six?

Thomas Drance
August 29 2011 08:58AM

When TinFoilTuque wrote about the Canucks defensive depth - he saw fit to place impressive youngster Chris Tanev in the Canucks top-6. While Tanev has a chance at cracking the opening day roster - he was really good in the postseason, and he's the sort of player Vigneault likes in that he's responsible with the puck and makes high percentage plays - I figured a closer look was worthwhile. 

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Headshots August 26th

Thomas Drance
August 26 2011 02:12PM

 

Chris Higgins and Manny Malhotra share a bromantic moment. Image via sealcat.tumblr.com.

Headshots are a Canucksarmy feature where we link to the days freshest news, the funniest gifs, the most jaw-dropping photos, the coolest videos and other assorted Canucks web-goodies. If you've written a blogpost and would like it to be featured in our Headshots posts please e-mail me at thom.drance@gmail.com.

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CA Prospect Profiles: Sebastian Erixon

Thomas Drance
August 26 2011 12:00PM

 

Sebastian Erixon is a late-bloomer. An offensive defenseman who shoots left, but plays the right side, he has spent the last three seasons with Timra of the SEL. Last year he brokeout offensively, scoring five goals and adding fifteen assists in forty-four games to lead all Timra defenseman in scoring. His breakout season clearly impressed the Canucks, who signed the twenty-one year old (he'll turn twenty-two on September 12th) to an entry-level deal last April. Based on my google searches, he's a very intriguing pick up.

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Headshots August 25th

Thomas Drance
August 25 2011 01:28PM

The "recreated locker-room" feature of the new Canucks team store in downtown Vancouver. Image via @GoKellyKo

Headshots are a Canucksarmy feature where we link to the days freshest news, the funniest gifs, the most jaw-dropping photos, the coolest videos and other assorted Canucks web-goodies. If you've written a blogpost and would like it to be featured in our Headshots posts please e-mail me at thom.drance@gmail.com. 

Passittobulis is hosting a contest and giving away three free copies of the Canucks Preview magazine from Maple Street Press to the winner. Go check out the contest, but just in case you don't win - you may as well pre-order it to be safe! The Preview Magazine features work from four! Canucksarmy writers (Greer, Charron, Davie and myself) and was editted by Harrison Mooney. It's going to be seriously awesome.

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Horton Upset with Rome over Text-Message Apology

Thomas Drance
August 25 2011 08:58AM

 According to Horton, Aaron Rome duffed the apology for this hit, which,  concussed the Bruins winger in game three of the Stanley Cup Finals. Rome sent Horton a text to apologize, and that didn't sit well with Horton - who has called-out Rome for his flimsy apology. Says NESN in their report about the incident today

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