Stick Taps – January 22nd, 2017


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Local Calling

With Henrik Sedin making history on Friday night, the Canucks-focused “GoCanucksGo” Youtube channel congregated all of the calls and filming of the plays before, during, and after Henrik Sedin achieved his milestone. (YouTube)

Ed Willes

of The Province spoke with numerous Canucks whom have watched the Sedin twins develop into the players we are today. Interviewees include Thomas Gradin, Brian Burke, Brendan Morrison, Laurence Gillman, and more! I highly recommend you have a read as it give you perspective on the Sedins from a non-fan standpoint. 

(The Province)

The Canucks are exceeding expectations, which is surprising to many, including Andrew Berkshire. (Sportsnet)

Does Willie Desjardins deserve some Jack Adams votes? Alex Hoegler thinks so. (The Canuck Way)

Some of the Canucks surprised some kids at a Surrey rink this week. Tom Zillich has that story. (The Now Newspaper)

Nationwide Calling

Nationwide, Jeremy Davis has the consolidated Draft Rankings for January. (Flames Nation)

Could one of the players picked after Jake Virtanen be on the market? Jeff Veillette doesn’t think so. (The Leafs Nation)

Our own J.D. Burke talked to PA Parenteau on his success in New Jersey and how to parlay that into a longer stay. (NHL Numbers)

Keeping with more Henrik content, Grainne Downey highlight her top 5 Henrik moments thus far. (Canucks Army)

More Good Content

Squire Barnes of Global remembers a different kind of Canucks streak. (Global)

The NHL Skills Competition has changed. (Puck Daddy)

Three veterans that could end up on their first cup winning team. (FanRag Sports)