Canucks Player Power Rankings - January 9th, 2017

Grainne Downey
January 09 2017 09:00AM


The Canucks continued to be hot this week, winning three of four games and looking decent while doing so. They scored dogs for children, found inner peace, and warmed a bench or two. Read on to see how the roster stacks up as they push for that elusive playoff spot.

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Plays of the Week: January 8th, 2017

Vanessa Jang
January 08 2017 11:00AM


This week, the Canucks continued to turn heads as they extended their win streak to six games. Their recent success led them to momentarily hold a golden wild-card playoff spot, only to be overtaken by Los Angeles the next day. Nonetheless, it was another encouraging week for the Canucks as they won three of four games, with 21 year-old Bo Horvat leading leading the way.

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Stick Taps - January 8th, 2017

Matthew Henderson
January 08 2017 09:00AM


Stick Taps is a Canucks Army feature where we link to the top news from the Canucks and across the NHL. If you've written a blog post, produced a tribute video, birthed a clever .gif into existence, have a hockey related cause you'd like to see promoted in this space or anything else - please tweet or DM us at CanucksArmy on Twitter!

After a couple weeks off, Stick Taps is back to give a nod to those around the hockey world. 

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Taylor Perry
January 07 2017 11:56PM


Photo Credit: Candice Ward - USA TODAY Sports

For the second time in as many nights, the Canucks faced off against the Calgary Flames - but this time in Alberta. In spite of a much-improved effort compared to their dreadful winning performance the night prior, Vancouver fell 3-1 in a close and physical affair, ending its six-game win streak. Vancouver probably deserved a better fate on the evening, much as Calgary did 24 hours ago, but were unable to tie the game late. With a Kings win earlier in the day, the Canucks again fell out of the playoff picture in the Western Conference.

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Ben Hutton Not Available for Tonight's Game - Upper Body Injury

Vanessa Jang
January 07 2017 08:39PM

Last night vs. Calgary, Ben Hutton blocked a shot with his left hand and was visibly in discomfort. In a last-minute line-up change, the Canucks announced that he will be sitting out in tonight's rematch in Calgary.

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