November 25 2014 03:13PM
Days after acquiring Will Acton from the Edmonton Oilers, GM Jim Benning went out and made that deal look like a veritable blockbuster by dealing Alex Mallet and a 3rd round pick in 2016 to the New York Islanders in exchange for 21-year old 6'4 defenseman Andrey Pedan.
I don't know a damn thing about Andrey Pedan, so join me after the jump where we'll find out all about the AHL version of Luca Sbisa that the Canucks seem to have acquired.
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November 25 2014 10:54AM
NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).
November 25 2014 10:00AM
For some of you, getting your report card was one of the most exciting times of the year. If your grades were good, maybe your parents would give you a little extra allowance to spend, or let you get that video game you wanted. For others, report card time was a tangled mess of gut-wrenching nervousness and oh my god Mr. Smith gave me a C- in English MY PARENTS ARE GOING TO KILL ME.
Either way, welcome to the Canucks Army Weekly Report Card, where we'll take all that repressed childhood anxiety, bottle it back up, and apply it to your (presumably) favourite hockey team instead.
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November 24 2014 01:33PM
The Vancouver Giants announced this morning that co-owner and Vancouver Canucks legend Pat Quinn had passed away this morning after a lengthy battle with illness. Quinn left an indelible legacy on Vancouver hockey, and will be fondly remembered not only in Vancouver, but around the NHL.
November 24 2014 12:28AM
Guess who scored a hat trick? pic.twitter.com/uDhutLNyTw— Wyatt Arndt (@TheStanchion) November 24, 2014
Tonight was supposed to be Daniel Sedin's night. The highest scoring winger in Canucks history was playing in his 1,000th game, and he and his brother put on a show, dominating the Blackhawks top lines all night. Still, despite a very impressive two-way performance, the Sedins were upstaged by the unlikeliest of trios: the fourth line of Derek Dorsett, Bo Horvat, and Jannik Hansen.
Each player put forth a multi-point effort, and Hansen potted the first hat trick of his NHL career, giving Vancouver a very impressive 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks. Reap past the jump for a recap.