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Afternoon Headshots: May 31st

Lieutenant Daniels standing in front of Andrew Alberts and Roberto Luongo’s lockers? #k Image is from a Fringe episode a few years ago, via redditer Bosim. Welcome to our weekday staple links post, which we affectionately call Headshots. If you’ve written a blog post, or done anything Canucks related that you’d like included in Headshots, please…

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While one era ends, the next doesn’t know where to begin

(Illustration: Game 7 Hockey)   During his end-of-season press conference, Canucks GM Mike Gillis stressed the need for a "reset" within the organization, which is an appropriately vague term for a team that doesn’t really know which direction it’s heading in. They believe they can still contend, yet their core is aging. They want an…

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What’s Next for Vigneault?

Where will the old coaching carousel take Alain Vigneault next? Screencap via Youtube/CanucksVid During the season, in the midst of a Canucks skid that saw them topple out of their usual cushy pole position in the Northwest Division, I put together a detailed Pros and Cons list breaking down Alain Vigneault’s coaching. I predicted in…

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Evening Headshots: May 30th

Not sure where this is from, or what it is precisely. I do know it owns. Via Sealcat Today at CanucksArmy we kept pace with coaches week and profiled Guy Boucher, we also talked about the draft and some of the new devices in the CBA available to Mike Gillis should he choose to rather dramatically…

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Canucks will pick 24th at what could be a fascinating 2013 NHL Draft

Photograph: Bri Weldom via Wikimedia Commons With the Red Wings falling short against the Chicago Blackhawks in game seven of the Western Conference Semifinal series which was completed on Wednesday, the NHL’s final four is set. Also set as a result of Wednesday night’s thrilling game seven? Vancouver’s place in the 2013 NHL Draft order.  At…

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Coaching Candidate Profile: Guy Boucher

The Globe & Mail called it a “ludicrous spectacle”. The Philadelphia Flyers were hollering insults at the Tampa Bay bench, but as Harrison Mooney noted at the time, “the Lightning aren’t afraid of the puck; they’re clearly afraid of Guy Boucher.” Most importantly, the Flyers’ “stall tactics” verus Tampa Bay one fateful November night sealed…

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Afternoon Headshots May 29th

The King of pop drops the puck at a 1984 Vancouver Canucks home game. Image via retronaut.com. Today at Canucks Army we forged ahead with our Coaching Candidate Profile series and took a look at Dave Tippett, we also shrugged our shoulders at the news that the Canucks re-signed fourth-liner Tom Sestito. Read past the jump…

Canucks Re-Sign Tom Sestito for Two Years

Realistically this was Sestito’s most memorable moment as a Canucks skater last season. Tom Sestito is an okay fourth-line pugilist type. He announced today on Twitter that he’s been re-signed by the Canucks for two seasons: Couldn’t be happier to announce I have signed a two year deal with the Vancouver Canucks — Tom Sestito…

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Coaching Candidate Profile: Dave Tippett

Image via wikimedia commons. Dave Tippett is a veteran coach, meticulous, known to get along well with players as long as they understand the need to work hard. He’d be a solid fit for the Vancouver Canucks. Of course, he’s also still under contract with the Phoenix Coyotes, but only until the end of June though…

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Late Afternoon Headshots: May 28th

Via Chloe Ezra, the ultimate "Edler controversy" .gif. It was a rainy day in Vancouver, but a sunny day at Canucks Army where we discussed Anton Rödin’s decision to eschew North American hockey in favour of a return to the Swedish Elite League, continued on with our coaching profile series by taking a look at Toronto Marlies…