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The Pros and Cons of Alain Vigneault

  Alain Vigneault racks up wins and criticism in Vancouver. Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Alain Vigneault has been under fire in the Vancouver market since, well, for as long as I can remember anyway. It’s clear that he rubs media and many fans the wrong way, and ultimately his record is judged through the same…

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Should the Canucks put in a claim on BC Born defenseman Steve Montador?

Steve Montador battles Chris Higgins. Future teammates? The Chicago Blackhawks have placed defenseman Steve Montador on waivers today, and the Canucks should probably consider claiming him. It isn’t a slam-dunk or anything, Montador has dealt with a variety of concussion issues over the past couple of years, is somewhat overpaid for a third-pairing defenseman, and has…

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Canucks Relinquish Northwest Division Lead After Ugly Loss in Minny

  I can’t possibly imagine a photo that better sums up Sunday’s game. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) On Sunday the Canucks rolled into Minnesota on the heels of three straight losses, to play for first place in the Northwest Division. They had every incentive to show up, tighten up their game defensively and maintain…