Log Jam on the Third Line

Cam Davie
July 30 2009 05:19PM


The Vancouver Canucks announced today that they have re-signed Kyle Wellwood to a 1-year, $1.2m deal. With the top six forwards effectively set, this creates a log jam of players on the third line.

Something's gotta give... And soon.

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Jersey advertising coming to the NHL?

Jason Gregor
July 30 2009 12:01PM


The NHL is always looking at ways to generate more money, and don’t be surprised if you see you see a NHL jerseys sporting a “Wanye’s Rehab Clinic” logo in the near future.

USA Today had an interesting article describing that ads on practice and game jerseys will be reality very soon.

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Wellwood Arbitration - What Will Go Down

Cam Davie
July 28 2009 03:38PM

NHL Canucks Wellwood

Kyle Wellwood's arbitration hearing with the Vancouver Canucks happened earlier today.

What will the decision of the arbitrator be?

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All Quiet on the Western Front

Cam Davie
July 27 2009 12:08PM


So let's recap what Mike Gillis has done this summer.

Long-term contract extension to Roberto Luongo (as rumoured)? No. Signed/Dealt for anticipated puck-moving defenceman? No. Signed/Dealt for another top 6 forward? No.

So what is Mike's plan?

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The toughest division

Jean Lefebvre
July 24 2009 11:03AM


Earlier this week, in the course of discussing a different topic, the conversation drifted to the relative mediocrity of the Northwest Division. It wasn’t so long ago that the Northwest was being touted as the best in the National Hockey League, and if that claim was debatable then, it would be preposterous now.

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