New Feature - To The Ombudsman

Cam Davie
October 18 2011 10:48AM

I'll fight for you!
(Photo by this crazy japanese luchador lawyer)

CanucksArmy readers - listen up!

Do you feel like you need a voice? Do you need a watchdog on your side?
Do you need an outlet to express your concerns?
Is our site terrible?
Are our writers so woefully misinformed that you don't understand why you continue to return?

Well now, you can have your say! Write a letter TO THE OMBUDSMAN (That's me!) and I'll fight for you!

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Wolf Prowl - October 18th, 2011

Patrick Johnston
October 18 2011 09:44AM

AHL veteran Darren Haydar scored his first goal of the 2011-12 campaign on Friday
(Photo Jeff Hanisch/Milwaukee Admirals)

So we've been satiating your've been licking your li...still too animal-like hm...How about: we've been making noises....oh for goodness' sake!

Here it is, the first edition of Wolf Prowl, the Army's weekly rundown of the Chicago Wolves. Yesterday we brought you an interview with Ted Gruber, noted (by some, well me and Drance anyway) as guru of the Wolves blogging scene. During pre-season we talked to Jason Shaver, play-by-play man of the Wolves, but today is a different, well, beast. (The animal analogies seem unavoidable, don't they). Today is the first entry in what will be a weekly update about the Canucks AHL affiliate: the Chicago Wolves.

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You Know What I Hate?!

Cam Davie
October 17 2011 03:19PM

She's angry and so am I.

Today I continue my weekly feature of me venting and raging on stupid crap happening with the Canucks, their fans and around the NHL. Two things about feature... 1) It will appear (hopefully) every Monday, and 2) It is blatantly ripped off from a stand-up bit from comedian Craig Anton. On either point, I make no apologies. Enjoy. Or don't.

In this week's debut, I spew venom on Mark Lee, Philadelphia Flyers fans and ignoring obvious evidence.

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Headshots October 17th

Thomas Drance
October 17 2011 02:32PM

Chris Higgins' secret talent? He can fly.
Photo credit: The Canadian Press/John Ulan

Headshots are a Canucksarmy feature where we link to the days freshest news, and other assorted Canucks web-goodies. If you've written a blogpost, made a tribute video or birthed a clever .gif into existence - please e-mail me at

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Chris Tanev Demoted

Thomas Drance
October 17 2011 12:53PM

All summer fanboys were excited about what Chris Tanev might be able to do with a full season of work. I suggested that he was a shoe-in for the top-six as recently as September. Cam Charron took the over on 5 goals for Tanev during the preseason...

Well today, Chris Tanev was assigned to the Canucks AHL affiliate the Chicago Wolves. The move in part makes room for Ryan Kesler (who seems to be returning from injury) and also reflects the fact that Chris Tanev has looked less than his calm, composed, chain-smoking self through three games this season.

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