Steve Begin Invited to Canucks Training Camp

Thomas Drance
September 02 2011 11:31AM

According to Renaud Lavoie of RDS the Canucks have invited thirty-three year old checking center Steve Begin to training camp. He is the third veteran invitee so far - and based on the big hint Laurence Gillman dropped earlier this week - he may not be the last. Professional Try Out (or PTO) deals don't count against the teams fifty contract limit. You can read the  press-release announcing the PTO deal from here.

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CA Prospect Profiles: Anton Rodin

Herbert Vasiljevs
September 02 2011 08:48AM

While the jury is still out on first-round pick Jordan Schroeder, the Canucks undoubtedly managed to pluck some solid prospects from the 2009 draft class after the first 30 picks. They selected offensive-defenseman Kevin Connauton as well as skilled forward Steven Anthony in the eighth round. But the real gem from Vancouver’s 2009 draft class is the skater they selected in the second round, Swedish forward Anton Rodin.

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Headshots September 1st

Thomas Drance
September 01 2011 02:59PM

Calvin and Hobbes image stolen blatantly from

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 and would like it to be featured in our Headshots posts please e-mail me at

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CA Podcast Episode 11

Thomas Drance
September 01 2011 01:56PM


We're back this week with the eleventh episode of the CanucksArmy Podcast! My guest this week is hot-shot blogger Harrison Mooney, who co-founded Pass it to Bulis just 16 months ago and has recently joined Puck Daddy as an associate editor! Above is one of the best examples of why Mr. Mooney qualifies as a fricking genius! BLANKA!

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Robin Brownlee
September 01 2011 11:06AM

With Sidney Crosby's hockey career hanging in the balance because of concussions and Marc Savard's apparently over, the NHL's overdue decision to address headshots in the game is a classic case of being a day late and a dollar short.

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