Pre-Season Double-Header!

Cam Davie
September 21 2010 12:28PM

The Vancouver Canucks head to Calgary to face the Flames. Then, an hour later, the Canucks host the Flames at Rogers Arena. How's that?

The Canucks and Flames are playing a unique split-squad double-header tonight, where each city hosts a game tonight.

Here's the lowdown.

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Player Profiles - Daniel Sedin

Cam Davie
September 20 2010 01:37PM

LOS ANGELES - APRIL 25: Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrates after scoring the go ahead goal against the Los Angeles Kings with 2:03 left in the third peeriod during Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 25, 2010 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Vancouver won 4-2 to win the series four games to two. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

We continue our series where Canucks Army will profile various players of interest leading up to the new season.

What would have happened if Daniel didn't get hurt last year? What if he didn't miss almost 20 games to injury? What would his numbers have been? What would Henrik's have been? Would Daniel have won the Art Ross or the Hart instead of Henrik?

Canucks fans can ask a lot of questions about Daniel's missed opportunities last season, because of his absense. One thing that they cannot question is Daniel's emergence as an elite NHL goal scorer.

So what on earth does Daniel Sedin do for an encore? Simple.

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Kickoff to Camp

Cam Davie
September 17 2010 01:32PM

Let's hope the Canucks camp attendees are a lot more excited than this group.

Vancouver Canucks' main training camp opens the weekend. With it, we see the return of past Canucks, current players who've set new standards within the organization, and new young talent looking to claim their place on this year's roster.

So who really has a shot of making the Vancouver Canucks this year?

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Prospect Camp Game Day: Flames vs. Canucks

Kent Wilson
September 16 2010 10:53AM

MONTREAL, QC - JUNE 26:  Jordan Schroeder of the Vancouver Canucks poses for a photo after he was selected #22 overall by the Canucks during the first round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft at the Bell Centre on June 26, 2009 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)


South Okanagan Events Center

1:00 PM MT

The baby Flames face-off against the baby Canucks this aft, with guys like Jon Rheault and TJ Brodie looking to build on a couple of strong performances heading into the main camp. Undrafted Edmonton Oil Kings goaltender Cam Lanigan will get the start for Calgary today. The kid had a rough year behind the WHL's worst team last season and was passed over in the draft as a result. The contest will be largely meaningless for a number of folks on both sides, but you can bet Lanigan will have his game face on.

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Player Profiles - Keith Ballard

Yankee Canuck
September 16 2010 06:47AM

SUNRISE, FL - JANUARY 26: Keith Ballard #2 of the Florida Panthers runs Brian Gionta #21 of the Montreal Canadiens into the boards at the BankAtlantic Center on January 26, 2010 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

We continue our series where Canucks Army will profile various players of interest leading up to the new season.

Before the free agency party that saw Dan Hamhuis land in their laps, Mike Gillis got the party started at June's Entry Draft by acquiring Keith Ballard and Victor Oreskovich for Michael Grabner, Steve "Death to Scoring Chances" Bernier and a 2010 1st rounder (Quinton Howden). Some fans bemoaned letting Grabner go, but in exchange Vancouver received a player they didn't have in the playoffs: a healthy, all-around defender who has of the few righthanded shots on the team. Now - like Ed Jovanovski and Roberto Luongo before him - the hope is he can come to a hockey mad city and develop into a dependable piece on a winning team.

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