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Blackfish: Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report – March 31st, 2016

Boston College and North Dakota are in the Frozen Four! The CHL playoffs are in full swing, with the majority of the first round coming to a close this upcoming weekend! The Canucks are in a top three draft spot! You could outside enjoying the lovely weather or reading this week’s Blackfish – so let’s get at it!

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Graphic Comments: Campbell, the suit that acts like a heel

The latest disclosure of emails related to the NHL concussion lawsuit leaves a lot of questions unanswered. But the biggest one might just be, “why does Colin Campbell still have an email account?” But the fact that he does have an email account, and uses it, leads to a much more important follow-up question, “why…

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CANUCKS ARMY GDT# 77 – CANUCKS @ SHARKS

The Canucks and Sharks face off for the second time in three days in a battle of sea mammal logos. In an actual fight, the Orca should win as we don’t really know what type of shark San Jose is actually. Doubt it’s a great white but maybe a sand tiger shark? Kinda dangerous but…

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Thatcher Demko Named to “Hobey Baker Hat Trick” As Top 3 Finalist

The accolades keep pouring in for Canucks goaltending prospect Thatcher Demko, as the 20-year old netminder was named today to the Hobey Baker Hat Trick as one of the three finalists for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award as the NCAA’s top player. Demko’s competition for the award includes Winnipeg prospect Kyle Connor and former Nashville…

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What Role Have Injuries Played in the Canucks’ Brutal Season?

The Vancouver Canucks are in the midst of one of the worst seasons in their 45-year history, and while many are satisfied with the high draft pick that it will undoubtedly yield, others are looking for something to blame. So what about all those injuries? The Canucks have spent large swaths of the season dealing…

Jake Virtanen suspended two games for hit on Sharks Roman Polak

Embed from Getty Images It was announced by the NHL department of Player Safety that Canucks forward Jake Virtanen will be suspended for the next two games for a hit on Roman Polak during the second period of the Canucks and Sharks game on Tuesday night. During the game, Virtanen received a five minute major and a game misconduct…

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Utica Week in Review: March 21st – 27th

Photo credit: Lindsay A. Mogle / Utica Comets The Comets have been doing a lot more sinking than swimming lately, but they did manage to scrounge a few points out of last week’s trio of games. Saturday’s blowout win over Binghamton ended a five-game losing streak and was just their second win in their last nine…

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WWYDW: Milan Lucic or Loui Eriksson

Does anybody still care about this season? Like, people’s emotional investment has to be at an all-time low, right? Now that we’ve got that out of the way, let’s talk about what matters: next season and beyond. To that exact end, if the Canucks plan on returning to hockey in late-April, they’re going to have to…

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Canucks Army Postgame: Into the Shark Tank

The Vancouver Canucks, battered, beaten and humiliated more often than not of late, hosted the San Jose Sharks for a Tuesday tilt at Rogers Arena. There wasn’t much at stock for either team. Not in the traditional sense. Another loss though and the Canucks are that much closer to securing a draft pick in the…