Getting to know Michael Duco

Cam Charron
July 11 2011 10:21AM

 

 

I have to admit that when I first saw that Sergei Shirokov had been trade, I was pretty cheesed. A good chunk of me thought that Shirokov never quite got a fair shake in Vancouver under Alain Vigneault, but, the other chunk of me knows that I'm a bit of a Russian homer and that my feelings on the other piece of the Roberto Luongo trade are more subjective than anything.

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Replacing Christian Ehrhoff

Herbert Vasiljevs
July 10 2011 04:08PM

 

In the days that followed Vancouver’s heartbreaking Stanley Cup final loss GM Mike Gillis was tasked with maintaining the status-quo on the Canucks’ back-end with an emphasis on re-signing key defensemen Kevin Bieksa and Christian Ehrhoff.

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NATION RADIO - JULY 09, 2011

NationRadio
July 10 2011 11:33AM

Tracy Morgan? Jeremy Roenick? A seven year old commercial for an ice hockey video game?

Oh yes. It's NationRadio.

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Lee Sweatt: International Man of Mystery

Thomas Drance
July 09 2011 10:28PM


Diminutive offensive defenseman Lee Sweatt poses with the game-puck after his first NHL goal - a game winner against Nashville on January 26th.

What is going on with Lee Sweatt?

The 5 foot 9 Ellburn, Illinois native and older brother of Canucks prospect Bill Sweatt, signed a 2-way deal with the Canucks last summer. He had previously bounced around Europe, playing parts of two seasons in the SM-Liga (he won the Finnish championship with TPS Turku), a season in the KHL, and a season in the Austrian pro-league. Though his term with the Canucks wasn't particularly long, it certainly was eventful, and his departure remains shrouded in mystery. Lets review:

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So Long, Sergei Shirokov

Jonathan Willis
July 09 2011 01:48PM

Vancouver pulled the trigger on a deal that I think most fans knew was going to happen in some form or another eventually, sending away one-time training camp sensation Sergei Shirokov. Shirokov’s new home is with the Florida Panthers, and in exchange for his rights the Canucks got Mike Duco back from the Cats.

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