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Canucks assign Alex Grenier to Utica Comets

To be honest, nobody was expecting much in terms of roster changes today. After all, the Canucks have a game against the Edmonton Oilers tomorrow, and the Utica Comets in France to play three exhibition games. Any moves to Utica would shrink the big club’s options and likely require a chasing flight. So for that reason, it…

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Utica Comets sign Curtis Valk to AHL contract

Photo Credit: Sarah Hobday The Vancouver Canucks organization simply can’t have enough Medicine Hat Tigers alumni in the system. On Wednesday the Canucks’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Utica Comets, signed undersized scoring forward Curtis Valk to an AHL deal for the 2015-16 season. Valk, 22, put himself on the organizational radar with a stellar performance…

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Canucks Army Player Profiles: Brandon Sutter

Photo Credit: Bob Frid/USA TODAY Sports The Canucks are hoping that for a second straight season, they’ve found a pivot that can defy the underlying metrics to become a building block for the franchise going forward. In trading Nick Bonino for Brandon Sutter, they think they’ve trumped the house for a second straight season. What…

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WWYDW: Eff Em Kay

Photo Credit: Bob Frid / USA Today Sports We’ve all heard of the game “F***, Marry, Kill” right? You pick three people, and you’re forced to attach an individual fate to each of them. It leads to tough decisions, like the ones the Canucks will have to make with some of their kids. So let’s…

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Canucks Lose Game of Bounces in 2-1 Heartbreaker

If this season is going to carry a losing pattern, it’s going to include a lot of games like this. Despite holding their own and eventually outshooting the San Jose Sharks by a solid margin, the team suffered a couple of unlucky bounces and had next to no offensive luck, leading to a 2-1 loss.

Benning: “If the kids deserve to be there, we’ll make room for them”

View image | gettyimages.com If we’re being honest with ourselves, most intermission interviews are cliche-filled piles of dead space that do nothing more than hold your attention span so the broadcaster can sell a less-desirable commercial break slot for just a little bit more. Sometimes, however, you gain some actual nuggets of information of them;…