Mid-Day Headshots July 19th

Thomas Drance
July 19 2011 01:37PM


The Sedins wear honorary garbage bags to protect them from the rain at the Victoria Day Celebrations in Sweden last Thursday.

Mid-Day Head-shots is a CanucksArmy feature where we round up today's freshest Canucks news including funny gifs, awesome videos, cool photos and interesting links. If you've written a Canucks blog-post and want it to be featured here, e-mail me at thom.drance@gmail.com.

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Chris Osgood retired. Who cares?

Ryan Lambert
July 19 2011 01:24PM

 

You're going to hear a lot of talk in the coming week about Chris Osgood. A lot of that talk is going to include the word "great."

And all of it is going to be 100 percent incorrect.

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What's the Hold Up?

Thomas Drance
July 19 2011 11:00AM

Over the weekend, it seemed like an announcement naming Craig MacTavish the head-coach of the Canucks new AHL affiliate the Chicago Wolves was imminent. Two well respected, and generally trust-worthy hockey reporters in Kypreos and Strickland tweeted that the deal was "likely" and "real close". I figured that the press-release, and the official announcement were mere formalities. 

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Second line candidates: Marco Sturm

Herbert Vasiljevs
July 18 2011 06:33PM

                     Marco Sturm will be battling for top-six minutes with a bevy of forwards                                                     

The reaction by many Canucks fans to the acquisition of free-agent forward Marco Sturm was a combination of bewilderment, frustration and resignation.

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Anatomy of an undervalued hockey player

Cam Charron
July 18 2011 04:39PM

 

 

Niclas Bergfors. Tyler Kennedy. Torrey Mitchell. Scott Gomez. Martin Hanzal. Scottie Upshall. Nikolay Zherdev. Peter Regin. Michael Frolik.

What do all nine of these players have in common?

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