David "Rambo" Booth

Thomas Drance
October 24 2011 02:22PM

The Following is a guest post from our friend @GayCanuck. Gaycanuck is the Canucks correspondent for Puck Buddy's a rapidly growing website dedicated to "Boys who like boys who like hockey" originally based out of Washington D.C. Tom has a unique perspective, he's a thoroughly hilarious hockey newb with some pretty fabulous takes on Vancouver's hockey team, and on hockey fandom generally. He also runs one of the best Canucks related twitter accounts around. We're pleased to host his take on the David Booth trade.

Written by GayCanuck

Minutes after Canucks fans were celebrating their team’s win against the Wilds this past Saturday, GM Mike Gillis announced a surprising acquisition that delighted many Canucks fans. And once I saw his photo, I was delighted, too!

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The Booth Trade: Butterfly Effects

Thomas Drance
October 24 2011 10:34AM

Now that the Canucks have acquired the much coveted second line power forward to play with Ryan Kesler, some of the team's lines and special team deployments will surely be thrown into flux. How does the acquisition of David Booth impact Vigneault's options going forward? Let's take a look.

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Headshots October 20th

Thomas Drance
October 20 2011 02:46PM


Roberto Luongo's New Mask. I like it.

Headshots are a Canucksarmy feature where we link to the days freshest news, and other assorted Canucks web-goodies. If you've written a blogpost, made a tribute video or birthed a clever .gif into existence - please e-mail me at thom.drance@gmail.com.

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Headshots All Luongo, All the Damn Time Edition

Thomas Drance
October 19 2011 03:05PM


If you missed it, here's the pre-game video honouring Rick Rypien. I love how it ends with Rypien pumping up the crowd. 

Headshots are a Canucksarmy feature where we link to the days freshest news, and other assorted Canucks web-goodies. If you've written a blogpost, made a tribute video or birthed a clever .gif into existence - please e-mail me at thom.drance@gmail.com.

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Refs Call Game Correctly, Bruins Fail to Adjust

Thomas Drance
October 19 2011 11:23AM


Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

The Canucks had as frustrating a third period as it is possible to have last night. Luongo was bad, the re-jigged defensive pairings were bad, and their forwards seemingly quit with ten minutes left to play. It was a tough end to a game that the Canucks thoroughly controlled through forty minutes...

So you're down in the dumps this morning, feeling bad about the team, and considering starting a riot with the kids at your local high-school. I know how it is, I'm a Canucks fan too. Thankfully, because Canucks fans are the worst, we can find refuge in basic pettiness, which, to be totally frank, is the plan.

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