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When a horrible contract is not that horrible

  M   There may not be a player in hockey whose positive on-ice performance is painted in such a negative due to his contract than Scott Gomez. Gomez is going to be 32 in December and makes a staggeringly Sather-esque $7.4M a season to be a serviceable two-way forward for the Montreal Canadiens. He scored…

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Luongo Regrets Post-Game 5 Comment Criticizing Thomas

Jean-Francois Chaumont of Radio-Canada.ca caught up with Roberto Luongo at the goaltender’s celebrity golf-tournament in Anjou recently. The original French version of the article can be found here. The piece contains some interesting insights into how the goaltender is coping with the Canucks close-but-no-cigar run to the Stanley Cup Finals this summer. Luongo japes that…

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Mid-Day Headshots August 16th

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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CA Prospect Profiles: Adam Polasek

Adam Polasek scored 20 goals in 2 seasons with PEI. And he scored an entry-level contract in April. But is he NHL material? (Photo courtesy PEI Rocket/QMJHL) Adam Polasek is a big, physical defenseman who put up some impressive-looking numbers in the QMJHL. In fact, he did enough to impress the Canucks brass to earn…

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RIP #37

James Mirtle tweeted the news this evening that Rick Rypien was found dead in his Alberta home today. The cause of death is not yet known, but we’ll update this post as we get more information. In his time with the Canucks, Rick Rypien was the definition of a warrior, and one of the best…