Canucks Player Power Rankings - Jan. 25th, 2016

Grainne Downey
January 25 2016 11:00AM


The Canucks finished the final three games of their relatively successful road trip with a 1-1-1 record with some interesting moments along the way. This week's power rankings include a franchise record, Mike Zalewski, some good Sbisa stats, and more!

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Monday Morning Musing: January 24th

J.D. Burke
January 25 2016 09:00AM

I'm of the belief that even the most inconsequential of transactions, events and whatever you may have leaguewide affects every team, at every level, to some extent. Newton's law and so on.

With that in mind, there just simply isn't enough time or resources to give them all the attention they deserve in this space. Ideally, though, one can scratch the surface of these events - linked directly to the Vancouver Canucks or otherwise - and examine their far-reaching impact to Roger's Arena and beyond.

With that, here are my Monday Morning Musings for the week that was.

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Canucks Army Postgame: Morning Meltdown

J.D. Burke
January 23 2016 01:42PM


(graphic by, Matt Henderson. Follow him on Twitter @mhenderson95)

As only the Vancouver Canucks can, they snatched defeat from the jaws of victory, dropping a 5-4 contest to the rebounding Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center this morning.

The Canucks came out of the gates well enough, bucking the recent trend of slow starts developed on this Eastern swing. Vancouver played what was very possibly their fastest period of the season, generating chances off the rush and using their speed to get pucks past the young and inexperienced Pittsburgh defence. Jannik Hansen potted the first of three goals on one such occasion and Bo Horvat nearly potted one of his own, leaving Derick Pouliot undressed in the wake of his rush.

Vancouver cruised into the third period with a 2-1 lead, looking every bit the favourite to bookend their relatively successful road trip with a commanding win over the Pens. Then Vancouver things happened. Evgeni Malkin took over the game, netting the final two-thirds of his hat-trick night on some auspicious plays in and around the Canucks crease - including a fluky own goal, courtesy Linden Vey.

Sidney Crosby potted the empty netter and although the Canucks would get within one of a tie on Hansen's final of three goals, it wasn't to be.

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January 23 2016 01:28AM





PUCK DROP: 9:30AM (Can't even blame this on a Steelers game...what gives?)

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Do the Canucks have interest in Brandon Tanev?

Ryan Biech
January 22 2016 04:16PM

Earlier today, Darren Dreger of TSN revealed in his 'Dreger Report' that NCAA free agent Brandon Tanev was generating interest around the league from 'as many as a dozen teams'

Are the Canucks one of those twelve teams interested in signing the younger brother of current Canucks defender, Christopher Tanev?

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