TRADE: Canucks Acquire Will Acton from Edmonton

Oilers have traded Will Acton to Vancouver for prospect Kellan Lain. — James Mirtle (@mirtle) November 20, 2014 The Canucks completed a minor trade today, sending Kellan Lain to the Edmonton Oilers for 27-year old forward Will Acton. It’s not a major trade by any means, but we’ll take a look after the jump.

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When Do The Oilers Get To The Punchline?

I have to admit, there’s nothing funnier than the wanton chaos of a leaderless mob of kids swarming around without in what seems like a pretty aimless, and uncontrolled fashion leaving behind a wake shattered windows and the smell of burning garbage. Riots, on the other hand, are not funny at all. Thus begins the ninth…

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To Boo or Not to Boo, That is the Question

(Picture courtesy of @sportsnetirf ) Every once in a while, a question comes along that the statistical side of Canucks Army cannot answer. A question that no matter how deep you dive into the numbers, an answer will not be forthcoming. A situation where Canucks Army has to call upon their emotional leader, yours truly (I like…

Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report – November 20th, 2014

#458975296 / gettyimages.com It’s been another week in the Smylosphere as the Canucks prospects have been busy, doing what they do best, battling in corners and playing a full 60 minutes.  With that said some prospects are beginning to stand out while others are leading fans to question their future.  Without wasting time, let’s get…

The Fantasy Minute

Dailyfaceoff presents the Fantasy Minute. A quick run through the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy low-sell high candidates for the week. (Based on 12 team leagues)

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Canucks Army Postgame: We Won! I Guess.

pic.twitter.com/cMy8YpPhG3 — The Royal Half (@theroyalhalf) November 20, 2014 The Canucks never make things easy. With four days rest, all of which I assume was spent ruminating on their last contest against the Arizona Coyotes, it seemed reasonable to expect Vancouver would send the Oilers all they could handle. I’d hardly say they met expectations,…