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Has The Canucks’ Front Office Earned The Right To Rebuild?

The Canucks’ front office has had one of it’s best stretches in recent memory, receiving excellent returns for veterans Alex Burrows and Jannik Hansen at this year’s trade deadline, and hiring a progressive, up-and-coming coach in Travis Green. They also lost one of their most promising young defensemen to the KHL and dropped three spots…

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Canucks Army Year in Review: Ryan Miller

If Bo Horvat weren’t named Canucks MVP at the end of the season, most would say Ryan Miller was most deserving. After the Roberto Luongo debacle had come to an end three years ago, the Canucks were in the free-agent market for a starting goaltender. Known by many Canucks fans as Team USA’s great goalie…

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Canucks Army Monday Mailbag: May 22nd

@JDylanBurke CanucksArmy should the Canucks look to recruit a sea lion for their defence corps — Patrick Johnston (@risingaction) May 21, 2017 If nothing else, having a sea lion on the Canucks’ defence corps would sell seats at Rogers Arena. As long as that sea lion has a North American heart, I’m down with giving…

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Canucks Army Year in Review: Ben Hutton

After a surprising and mostly successful freshman campaign – one in which he was not expected to make the opening night roster – many observers claimed that Ben Hutton appeared to experience a slight regression in 2016-17. His one goal, 25-point performance in his rookie season was a very pleasant development for the Canucks organization. His…

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The Nation Notebook: Playoff Injuries, McDavid Contract, and Sweden Wins

The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don’t quite deserve their own article. The playoffs are losing bodies left and right. Connor McDavid might opt for a five-year contract like other superstars have. Sweden wins the World Championships. Phil Kessel is…