CanucksArmy Podcast Episode 7

Thomas Drance
August 04 2011 12:24PM


Episode 7 of the CanucksArmy podcast is here!

In this episode Sean Gentille from the Sporting News joins me to breakdown the Weber arbitration decision, the Sharp extension and the battle for Western Conference Supremacy this upcoming season!

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Filling in for Ryan Kesler

Thomas Drance
August 03 2011 02:25PM

Yesterday the Canucks 2nd line center, Selke winner and team MVP Ryan Kesler had successful surgery to repair his hip labrum, which, he ruptured in game five of the Western Conference Final. He's due to be out for 10-12 weeks, meaning he's likely to miss the first week of the season and possibly a bit more.

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Shea Weber awarded $7.5M in arbitration.

Cam Charron
August 03 2011 01:28PM

The month of July forced many Canuck fans to lean forward a tiny bit in their chairs whenever any discussion of Shea Weber took place.The BC-born defenseman aroused the interest of many a fan, across all teams, of course, but he is very near and dear to those of us in British Columbia. He's from here, he played against Vancouver in the 2nd round playoff series, and, of course, we all remember that legendary time he broke the net in the Olympics.

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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

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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

The second in a special summer series, 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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