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Canucks Postgame: Toff Loss

Photo Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin/USA TODAY Sports The Vancouver Canucks had an opportunity to finish 2015 with five consecutive games with a point, but instead, they ended up allowing five consecutive goals in what may have been one of the most disappointing losses of the season. Simply put, the Canucks were thoroughly and totally overwhelmed by…

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CA Monday Mailbag: December 28th

It’s the last mailbag of 2015! We have a few great questions for you, but more than anything else, I’d like to thank you for putting up with me to the point of encouraging me with talking points over the last few months. Here’s to 52 more weeks of these in 2016!

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Brayden McNabb hits Henrik Sedin with elbow to head

Screencap via Rogers Sportsnet It didn’t take very long for tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Kings to become a little out of hand. In the first minute of the game, Kings defenceman Brayden McNabb decided that he was going to focus on shutting down Henrik Sedin, with a method that’s a little unorthodox in…

Canucks Army Postgame: Canada vs Denmark IIHFC U-20

Embed from Getty Images The Danes stock is rising in the hockey world, but a day like today drives home just how far they’ve left to go. For all their exuberant youth, high end offensive talent and dogged effort, a high-end hockey power the Danish are not. Meanwhile, the rested Canadians are two-days removed from…

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CANUCKS ARMY GDT# 38 – CANUCKS VS. KINGS

Embed from Getty Images It’s the rubber match between the Canucks and Kings and its a battle royale of stars….wait what? They still have two more games after this? And Luca Sbisa is STILL out? Aw heck no, that ain’t right! OK, let’s start over…Its Canucks/Kings III, the REAL King Henrik is back, Nucks are…

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Should Vancouver Claim David Rundblad?

Embed from Getty Images With the holiday roster freeze no longer in effect, the NHL has kicked into first gear as we enter the final stretch towards the trade deadline. In an episode of extreme schadenfreude, the Oilers acquired Zack Kassian for Ben Scrivens. Only a few hours later, the Chicago Blackhawks placed David Rundblad…

Wrapping Up Day Two of the World Juniors

he had to know jumping back on the ice like that was automatically awarded a goal anyway, right? & the injury..yikes pic.twitter.com/YuKQ81rhca — Stephanie (@myregularface) December 27, 2015 The second day of the World Junior Championships may have been bereft of Canucks prospect, but the middleweight International teams in play put on a great and…

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Cole Cassels Finally Scored a Goal And It Was… Something

Photo Credit: Lindsay A. Mogle / Utica Comets Twenty two games into his professional career, Canucks prospect Cole Cassels finally put a puck in the back of the net. Cassels has been off to a pretty rough, largely due to lasting effects from an abdominal injury incurred last season. It must be a pretty incredible…

Canucks prospect Mackenze Stewart appears destined for junior

Embed from Getty Images It appears that the Vancouver Canucks will assign left winger Mackenze Stewart back to junior.   Steve Ewen of the Province reported Saturday night that Stewart’s junior rights had been traded from the Prince Albert Raiders to the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League. The Raiders dealt defenceman Mark Drohan…