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Cory Schneider’s odd career trajectory

The amazing thing about Cory Schneider’s career is the lack of valleys along the way. You can’t point to a grouping of ten games in a row where Schneider’s performance has been substandard except for right at the start of his career. I’ve organized a chart looking at Schneider’s career save percentage cumulative and from…

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Injury Bug: Higgins and Tanev out with the dreaded “lower body injury”

After Canucks practice today – a practice at which Chris Tanev and Chris Higgins were absent – Alain Vigneault updated the media on their respective health status. While Vancouver’s head coach closely guarded the actual prognosis (and admitted he was in "playoff mode" on the injury disclosure front), the update certainly sounds grim: Both Higgins…

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Early Returns: Derek Roy’s First Week with the Canucks

Derek Roy selects his weapon of choice. Photo Credit: Jeff Vinnick via NHLI The day before the trade deadline Mike Gillis and the Canucks acquired centreman Derek Roy from the Dallas Stars. Though Gillis made more calls that day than Kobe will get in a first round matchup between the Lakers and Spurs later this…

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Late Afternoon Headshots April 8th

RIP Iron Lady. Long live Iron Man. (Via Sealcat.) Today at Canucks Army we thought it was time to retire Bure’s number (something I’m still personally unconvinced about because I’m the world’s grumpiest young man), previewed tonight’s Canucks home-game against the Phoenix Coyotes and looked at what we can expect from Vancouver’s forward deployments headed into…