Brad Richardson is getting closer, could play in Game 1

Thomas Drance
April 13 2015 03:51PM

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The Vancouver Canucks penalty kill has missed Brad Richardson enormously during his lengthy convalescence from a foot injury that he sustained in mid-January. It would seem that Richardson is close to returning though, as he took part and was a full participant in the club's practice on Monday at Rogers Arena.

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The Nation Draft Prize-a-Palooza: Impress your friends and win some prizes while helping charity!

Garret Hohl
April 13 2015 10:15AM


Hey Citizens!

Playoff hockey is nearly upon us and the Nations Network is holding a playoff pool draft for charity.

Do you like hockey? Do you like hockey drafts? Do you like hockey pools? Do you like hockey playoffs? Do you like helping charities?

If any or all of these apply, you should check out The Nation Drafts Prize-a-Palooza after the jump.

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Canucks Player Power Rankings - April 13th, 2015

Grainne Downey
April 13 2015 09:00AM


In the final power rankings of the regular season, we see the top spot given to a man who is not even a Canuck at the moment. Oh well.  

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Canucks Army Postgame: Sventropy

Thomas Drance
April 11 2015 11:17PM

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The legend stands with Radim Vrbata, who we think is trying to smile.
Screencap Courtesy: CanucksTV

It looked like it was going to be a traditional late-season Edmonton Oilers blowout of the Vancouver Canucks. That didn't come to pass though, as the Sedin twins and Svan Baertschi combined to erase three two-goal deficits and tie the contest through 60 minutes. 

Despite some of Ryan Miller's issues in his first game back in action after a seven week absence spent rehabbing his sprained right knee, the club scored enough that it didn't much matter and Alex Edler ultimately scored the overtime winner. 

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Radim Vrbata named Canucks MVP and most exciting player

Thomas Drance
April 11 2015 08:45PM

Photo Credit: Bob Frid/USA TODAY Sports

Before Saturday night's glorified preseason contest against the Edmonton Oilers the club handed out their annual team awards. Like he was competing in a steely eyed glare competition, Radim Vrbata cleaned up.

Let's look a bit closer at who won which award after the jump.

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