Mid-Day Headshots July 26th

Thomas Drance
July 26 2011 01:42PM

Kevin Bieksa gives you the eye, over and over again... gif courtesy taylorpyatt.tumblr.com

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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CFKF: A Huge Blessing Thanks To You

Cam Davie
July 26 2011 10:39AM

The Sedins did their part this year to help the kids. And so did you.
Thank you, British Columbia!
(Photo courtesy Vancouver Canucks - canucks.com)

Today, the Canucks For Kids Fund announced that it has raised a record-setting $4.2 million for charitable grants and donations this year.

That's $4.2 million from you, Canucks fans!

Thank you.

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5 Games the Canucks Lost... But Shouldn't Have

Cam Davie
July 26 2011 10:00AM

Cory Schneider makes a couple of appearances in today's list.
Rookie blunders? Or a team not quite prepared in front of him? YOU MAKE THE CALL.
(Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)

Throughout every season, there are always games that a team should win but didn't. And there are always games that a team shouldn't win but they manage to squeak it out.

Today we look at the top 5 games that the Canucks should have won, but managed to let it slip anyway.

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Canucks add Bitz

Thomas Drance
July 25 2011 06:15PM

This afternoon the Canucks signed 6,5 winger Byron Bitz; the former Bruin, Panther and Cornell Big Red's deal is two-way, one year contract. You can check out the official media release here.

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The Canuck I Remember...Steve Bozek

Patrick Johnston
July 25 2011 04:24PM

Look at Steve, hustlin' down that ice
Courtesy Score (via checkoutmycards.com)

The first in a special summer series, CanucksArmy.com author Patrick Johnston will write whatever comes to mind about a random Canucks hero. What is a hero? Patrick's criteria is super secret, but maybe, just maybe, if you pay close attention, you'll figure it out!

Nearly the first in a long line of try-hards that I came like for one reason or another, Steve Bozek is memorable to me for one moment. A quick search shows me that the Canucks clinched their playoff berth for the 1991Stanley Cup playoffs on the very last day of the season: March 28, 1991, a 3-2 overtime win vs Winnipeg. What isn't mentioned was that Steve Bozek scored the goal and a ten year-old boy went nuts in his room, having been listening quietly on his radio, under strict order not to disturb his sleeping younger brother in the room next door. From then on, I thought Steve was a pretty damn cool guy.

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