Canucks Army GDT #34 - Oilers @ Canucks

Cam Charron
December 13 2013 02:16PM

Early start for the Vancouver Canucks tonight, as Hockey Night in Canada is in town and they forgot to change their clocks as the bus crawled past the Alberta-British Columbia border. The Edmonton Oilers are visiting, and while their recent record isn't a big problem, they're playing tonight on the second half of a back-to-back against a rested Vancouver team. One could even suggest this is a "schedule loss" for the Oilers, and smart guy Jonathan Willis posits whether tonight's game is a guaranteed win for Vancouver

If THAT doesn't get the nation to tune in, what will?

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Brian Burke Is Running Cowtown

Graphic Comments
December 13 2013 01:07PM

Brian Burke is running cowtown

His hair's sticking out
He's wearing a tie
Feaster is out
I'm telling you why
Brian Burke is running cowtown

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The Canucks Week in Quips for Dec 13th

December 13 2013 11:16AM

Two pretty good hockey players.

This is a regular Friday feature combining a healthy mixture of observation, analysis, and foresight on the Vancouver Canucks. If you'd like to get at me about anything covered in this column, follow me on Twitter at @yyjordan and let's start a textual relationship (wink).

I missed you guys last week!

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Canucks Weekly Prospect Report- December 12th, 2013

Josh W
December 12 2013 11:37AM

Welcome to this week's edition of the Canucks Weekly Prospect Report.  As always I have all of your latest in Canucks' prospect statistics and news. This time around, though, I take a deeper look at some of the #fancystats in the AHL, Utica Players Estimated TOI, Bo Horvat's WOWY, and the NHLE Points of all of the prospects.

You can follow me at @nuckprospects on Twitter for the latest in prospect news and feel free to send me any feedback on anything prospect related you wish me to cover.

Without further ado..

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Tortorella Players: 3 Canucks who have benefited from the coaching change

Thomas Drance
December 11 2013 01:20PM

The Vancouver Canucks have won six of their last seven games, they boast the league's best penalty-kill, and their controversial bench boss has been even keeled (mostly) while earning praise for his handling of the media. The John Tortorella era is off to about as good a start as anyone could've reasonably expected, well, except for the nihilist disaster fetishists waiting impatiently for Tortorella to go Vesuvius on the local press.

It has been a redemptive fall for Tortorella in some ways, especially with his old team the New York Rangers already in the "players only meeting" stage. If the Canucks as a whole are benefitting from the impact of a coaching change, and they seem to be, then we figured it might be worth our time to take a closer look at three players on Vancouver's roster who have particularly benefited from the Tortorella hire.

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