First Star, Worst Star - November 14, 2014

November 14 2014 07:30AM


Welcome, welcome one and all, to the inaugural post in the NEW First Star, Worst Star feature! For those of you that are new around here, or have just forgotten a lot of things due to Oilers-related-alcohol-abuse (ORAB) this is a feature we did a lot of years back where we highlight the best and the worst thing in the NHL this week! You can check out the OG posts here! 

Without further ado, here we go!

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Canucks Send Rookie Forward to the Minors; Other News and Notes

Josh W
November 13 2014 04:00PM

We knew it was going to happen; it was just a matter of when.  When rookies are in the NHL line up getting a cup of coffee with the big club it’s rare that they can stay with them for long.  Soon they have to be sent down to the lower leagues to hopefully continue their development. 

Read past the jump to learn all about one of Canucks Army's favourite rookies and his time in the NHL.

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22 Top Canucks Prospects (You’ll Never Believe Who is Number 3!)

Josh W
November 13 2014 12:05PM

Welcome to another edition of the (now Buzzfeed-inspired!) Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report, as we look back on this week’s activities from all non-AHL Canucks prospects.   It’s been a fairly uneventful week with most of the prospects being very quiet on the ice, or not playing many games.  The NCAA has been the most active, but all the Canucks teams seemingly are on a losing streak.  There’s still much optimism in the OHL with prospects like Cole Cassels and Jordan Subban continuing to shine.

So continue past the jump for all the latest in prospects news.

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The Fantasy Minute

Nation World HQ
November 13 2014 10:01AM

NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and 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).

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(Belated) Canucks Army Postgame: Beaten Sens-less

Rhys Jessop
November 12 2014 06:52PM

Vancouver entered Tuesday night's showdown with the Ottawa Senators just two points out of a tie for 1st in the NHL, which is a position that basically no one expected them to be in at the start of the year. The Sedins, as we've come to expect over the years, came to play, and they lit the Sens up for two goals, including the overtime winner in a 4-3 victory.

Read past the jump for a (late) recap.

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