Mid-Day Headshots August 2nd

Thomas Drance
August 02 2011 01:39PM

Canucks prospect Sebastian Erixon adopts a casually moody pose.
(Photo by Therése Ny)

Mid-Day Headshots 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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The Canuck I Remember...Tim Hunter

Patrick Johnston
August 02 2011 12:53AM

There's Tim Hunter, crooked nose and all, being squashed by the new coach of the Chicago Wolves
(Photo credit: Mike Powell/Getty Images via LIfe.com)

The second 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!

Some players are remembered for great moments of skill. Others for great moments of hustle. Not many are remembered for their nose. Here's a guy who is.

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August 01 2011 11:13PM

You know that the only way you are going to hear commercials on the podcast of NationRadio this week is if you click on the YouTube movie above then quickly close your eyes and listen to the old Molson Ad we found. Cause NationRadio is commercial free here on the Nation Network.

Until we find a way to sell advertising on it of course.

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MacTavish is the new Wolves Head Coach

Cam Davie
August 01 2011 10:53AM

I know, right? You're as surprised as we are that the Canucks and Wolves dragged this out so long.
(Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)

The Vancouver Canucks officially announced today that Craig MacTavish will be the new head coach of the team's AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves.

This has likely been the worst kept secret in the NHL this off-season, but the Canucks and Wolves finally made it official today.

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The overrated value of a faceoff

Cam Charron
August 01 2011 09:23AM


Every so often, an analyst will talk about how a certain player deserved a "three star" nominee because he won two or three big faceoffs. Even more so often a coach will send out two centremen in a high-leverage situation to win a key, late draw. The question is whether this tactic has a tangible value.

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