Does it make sense to play Radim Vrbata with Brandon Sutter?

Thomas Drance
September 22 2015 01:59PM

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When the Vancouver Canucks elected to remove top sniper Radim Vrbata from a line with the Sedin twins, the Canucks' top playmakers, the idea was to help spread out the club's offensive production throughout their lineup. 

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Preseason shot block has Canucks' Higgins in a walking boot

Thomas Drance
September 22 2015 12:29PM

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It seems likely that Vancouver Canucks forward Chris Higgins will start this hockey season on the shelf with a foot injury.

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Babych Please - September 21st

Grainne Downey
September 22 2015 10:00AM


The pre-season is finally underway and fun has returned! Read on to see the best of the return of Behind The Lens, to witness the lowest point in Ronalds Kenins' golfing career, and to learn the weirdest nickname Luca Sbisa has ever had. 

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Canucks win world's most boring hockey game

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
September 21 2015 11:34PM


You don't watch preseason hockey expecting the same pace as Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, but man, this was a snoozer of a game. The fine people of North Saanich were obviously prepared to take whatever they could in this nationally broadcasted Kraft Hockeyville spectacular, but for everybody else, they have have been more entertained by watching a live feed of the rink renovations. That is, until overtime, when Saanich Braves alumni Adam played hero and started the Canucks' preseason off on a high note.

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Monday Mailbag: The Relocation

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
September 21 2015 01:57PM


Hockey is coming! That means the return of hockey content! We'll be writing a lot of things on Canucks Army this year; hundreds of articles, of which you'll probably enjoy about four or five. With that comes a fancy schedule that will ensure that you never miss a moment of the action, which kicks into place starting next week.

Of course, there will be some concessions. For example, the Monday Mailbag is no more. Thankfully, it's just being relocated to Friday

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