Canucks Sign Four - Are Hodgson and Grabner Now Locks?

Cam Davie
July 22 2009 05:05PM

Mike Gillis and the Vancouver Canucks signed four separate players today, with the assumption that they will all likely be playing with the Manitoba Moose next season.

So is this the biggest sign yet that Cody Hodgson and Michael Grabner are locks to play for the Canucks this season?

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Kaberle to Canucks Makes No Sense

Cam Davie
July 17 2009 07:47PM


Let me explain.

Kaberle is exactly what the Canucks NEED on their blueline. However, a quick analysis of the Canucks current assets and the Leafs current needs shows that this proposed trade doesn't line up.

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Hitting and Winning Games

Jonathan Willis
July 16 2009 07:30PM


It’s frequently stated that physicality and a strong hitting game lead to winning. With that in mind, I decided to look at how the five highest hitting teams each season over the past decade compared with the five lowest hitting teams.

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Ask And Ye Shall Receive

Jonathan Willis
July 16 2009 09:03AM


Back in January, TSN had an article up on their website about Canucks’ GM Mike Gillis approaching the NHL to request a softer schedule. With the NHL schedule coming out yesterday, what has the result been?

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10 Most Important Games for the Canucks

Cam Davie
July 16 2009 01:37AM


On Wednesday, the NHL and the Vancouver Canucks released the schedule for the 2009-2010 season.

Normally, I would grouse about too many back-to-back games in cities that are too far apart. However the Canucks face a very unique scheduling issue this coming season - the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Vancouver. This year, the Canucks will embark on an unprecedented 14-game road trip, spanning 40 days and a 16 day hiatus for the Olympic games. Essentially this huge road trip is an 8-game road trip, then a 16 day break (for all non-Olympic participants) then another 6-game road trip.

With all that being said, here is my view on the Top 10 most important games of this coming season for the Vancouver Canucks.

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