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Canucks Army Monday Mailbag: March 28th, 2016

It’s time for another Monday Mailbag! Everyone else was busy, so I got to take over for this week. That means that there was a large number of dog-themed questions in the inbox and almost nothing about this is serious! 

Dan Hamhuis nominated for Bill Masterton Trophy

Embed from Getty Images The Vancouver chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association has unanimously voted for Dan Hamhuis to be the Canucks nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to ice hockey, and there couldn’t…

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Canucks Player Power Tankings – Mar. 28th, 2016

These Power Tankings were especially hard to put together because most of the Canucks roster was an equal level of bad this week. They scored four goals this week and have gone eight games without winning. I did my best with what I had. 

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Why Canucks fans are concerned about John Weisbrod’s influence

(Image courtesy www.Flames.NHL.com) It’s rare that a relatively low-profile assistant general manager finds himself in the crosshairs of fan anger, but John Weisbrod has been a lightning rod for criticism since he assumed the position last off-season.  pic.twitter.com/WriQAfUQ8t — JEFF (@Jeff_Masse) March 2, 2016 Weisbrod’s body of work is such that there aren’t many talking points or red flags to…

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Monday Morning Musing: March 28th

I’m of the belief that even the most inconsequential of transactions, events and whatever you may have leaguewide affects every team, at every level, to some extent. Newton’s law and so on. With that in mind, there just simply isn’t enough time or resources to give them all the attention they deserve in this space. Ideally,…

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Canucks Postgame: Too Little, Too Eight

Photo Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin/USA TODAY SPORTS Even when the pick stakes are high, there’s something about losing to the Chicago Blackhawks that makes you hate the idea of encouraging it. By something, of course, I mean all of those playoff matches and the fact that the Hawks are full of players that are insufferably skilled…