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CanucksArmy Prospect Profile 2015: #12 Thatcher Demko

Canucks fans don’t want another goaltending controversy. The fanbase – shaken, perhaps, by the events of the past three years and painfully aware that all it’s going to take for a Ryan Miller/Jacob Markstrom controversy to heat up is a single hot or cold streak – would probably wecome some peace, quiet and stability in net for about a decade.  The…

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How to Build a Contender – Part 4: The Difficulty of Acquiring Elite Talent

Photo Credit: Bill Streicher/USA TODAY Sports In the opening instalments of this series objectively looking at how teams can best build a contending team, we introduced the concept of Goals Above Replacement (GAR) before moving on to explore the impact of aging on player performance, and what sort of salary cap structure is maintained by successful teams.  What we’ve found should come as no surprise. …

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CA’s All-Time Greatest Canucks Team: Brendan Morrison

Banner by Matthew Henderson Before the glory days of 2011, most young of a Canucks fans fondest memories came via the West Coast Express years, where Canucks fans were treated night-in, night-out with of the greatest lines in Canucks history, consisting of Markus Naslund, Todd Bertuzzi, and the unsung hero of the group, Brendan Morrison.