Stick Taps – February 12th, 2017

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Stick Taps is a Canucks Army feature where we link to the top news from the Canucks and across the NHL. If you’ve written a blog-post, produced a tribute video, birthed a clever .gif into existence, have a hockey related cause you’d like to see promoted in this space or anything else – please tweet or DM us at CanucksArmy on Twitter!

Local Calling

Former Canuck Kyle Wellwood, along with his brother, have invested in a new concession app, Headcheck. (The Province)

The trade deadline is approaching but as Ed Willes says, the Canucks don’t have any plans for quick fixes. (The Province)

Our own J.D. Burke appeared on TSN 1040 this week to talk hockey, especially Philip Larsen. (TSN 1040)

Troy Stecher is holding his own in the NHL, as our own Jeff Paterson says. (The Province)

Jim Benning is changing his trade deadline strategy. Janik Beichler has it. (The Canuck Way)

Nationwide Calling

The hockey world lost one of it’s most influential icons, with Mike Illitch passing away. Nick Seguin has the story on an icon. (Wings Nation)

The Flames arena situation is coming to an important point and some news could be on the horizon. (Flames Nation)

More Great Content

The Capitals hosted an on-ice dodgeball game with mascots. Watch it. (Puck Daddy)

Craig Anderson posted a shutout in his return to game action. He’s been with his wife who is battling cancer. (Newsday)

Team White took down Team Blue in the CWHL All-Star game in Toronto. (Sportsnet)

Eric Lindros put on a Nordiques jersey. (Puck Daddy)