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Get To Know The 2014-15 Utica Comets Camp Roster

Courtesy of BrendanMBurke Up in Vancouver, fans are holding their breaths to see which players are going to survive the final cuts at training camp and make the Canucks roster, with much of the focus being on young players like Bo Horvat, Nicklas Jensen, Hunter Shinkaruk and … Cal O’Reilly?  But down in Utica, AHL training camp has officially begun today as 37…

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Canucks Army Postgame: A Minor Setback

#478787621 / gettyimages.com Radim Vrbata scored once in the first game against his former team, but it wasn’t enough to beat the ‘Yotes. A collision between two pre-season powerhouses took place on Monday evening, when the Phoenix Arizona Coyotes came to town to take on the Vancouver Canucks. Aside from a newly appropriated franchise name, the Coyotes…

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Why Nicklas Jensen should be in the Canucks’ opening night lineup

It’s not difficult to see why this city is so excited about their team’s prospects of late. The core of this team just ain’t what it used to be, and the mantra around town is “Change is Coming”. The most noticeable difference between the franchise now and last season would be the burgeoning cupboard of prospects the Canucks can now call…

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THE NATION NETWORK BUYS HOCKEYFIGHTS.COM

Ah it’s been quite a week. First we got to announce Jeanshorts is joining the Nation Network full time to head up our new video department. Then last Thursday we told you that The Royal Half has joined the Nation Network as our first American team site. And now today the grand daddy of them…

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Draft Kit

Ladies and Gentlemen, here is Fantasy Hockey’s most detailed and helpful FREE fantasy hockey draft kit. With 300 player / goalie projections and analysis and a team-by-team season preview and breakdown, the 2014-15  DailyFaceoff Draft Kit is the only tool you will need to be successful on draft day.

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Offseason Transactions Deep Dive: What’s Next?

#91807255 / gettyimages.com If it feels like it has been quite some time since the frenzy of moves the Vancouver Canucks made in that hectic stretch bridging the end of June and beginning of July, it’s because it has been. With the summer now officially having been put in the rearview mirror as training camps…

Canucks Army Preseason GDT #3: Flames @ Canucks (Sans Markstrom)

#485083129 / gettyimages.com The Canucks take on the Flames for the second consecutive night this evening. While the expected lineup will hardly resemble the one that took the ice in Calgary on Thursday, there’s one name in particular that won’t be involved in tonight’s festivities despite not having travelled with the team yesterday either. That’d be Jacob…

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THE ROUNDUP

Exhibition season is underway, Royal Half joins the Nation, stats predicting NHL success, Bennett and Draisaitl shine, Vladdy hockey, Phil the thrill and more in this week’s Roundup.

Canucks Army (Preseason) GDT #2: Canucks @ Flames

#181640967 / gettyimages.com The Canucks are set to play the Flames tonight in the second game on their preseason slate, less than two weeks before they come back to Calgary open the regular season. With meaningful games fast approaching the training camp roster is being progressively trimmed down, as 12 names have been dropped since their last game….

Playing in Europe may be the best option for Bo Horvat this season

#451375910 / gettyimages.com Hockey is in the air with training camps, prospect camps and exhibition games all well underway by now. With coaches starting to make cuts as rosters begin to resemble those we’re used to seeing when the games matter, fans naturally start looking to their favourite prospects and ask, “is this the year he finally joins the big club?” In…