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CA Prospect Profiles: #3 Nicklas Jensen

Being from a country with only 25 rinks, it’s pretty amazing that Jannik Hansen has had the success that he has had. For Nick Jensen to be a potential first-line superstar? That’s off-the-charts crazy. And yet, here we are. Jensen, the son of a Canadian who played 16 seasons in the Danish league, burst onto…

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The five worst, and best, contracts on the Canucks

We are both in this post! We made it! According to all the information leaked about the NHL’s proposal last night, the revised salary cap would be at about $58M. If there’s room to negotiate, that number will eventually become higher, but the Canucks have the third highest amount of money committed, salary cap-wise, to…

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Vancouver Canucks 2012-13 Annual: All the President’s Men

Can the Canucks go back-to-back-to-back? (And then get eliminated in the first round again?) Partly because they play in such a thoroughly woeful division, the Canucks managed to repeat as President’s Trophy winners last season. But their first round playoff exit, in five games at the hands of the eventual Stanley Cup Champions, marred the…

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Don’t get your hopes up

Today’s CBA meetings in New York produced some short-lived optimism after it was reported that the NHL owners had presented a counter proposal to the NHL Players’ Association. Turns out it was just a misunderstanding. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman brought the wrong file to the meetings and accidentally presented Donald Fehr with the quotes for his kitchen reno….