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The Sedins Can’t Carry a Line Anymore

Photo Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin – USA TODAY Sports The Sedin twins aren’t what they used to be, but who is at 36-years-old? Father time catches up with the best of us, and whether their games depended on youthful hallmarks like speed or physicality or not, they’re suffering it the same as anyone. It’s not that…

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Blackfish: Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report – January 5th, 2017

It’s a new year, which means that the ‘unofficial’ second half to the season kicks off! The CHL leagues trading deadlines are fast approaching, with one Canucks prospect already on the move. The World Juniors conclude tonight with Canada or US walking away with the gold medal. Now is the time for prospects to make…

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Jordan Subban Named to AHL All-Star Classic Roster

Embed from Getty Images The rosters for the American League All-Star Classic are out today, and the Comets have one player headed to Lehigh Valley to participate. Yes, every team needs to be included, just like in the NHL, but the Comets’ contribution to the All-Star game is well deserving of the honour: Jordan Subban,…

CGD: For all the golden marbles (Canada/USA)

Embed from Getty Images Welp, this is it. Rebounding quite nicely off of a disappointing 2016 tournament, and doing well to pull themselves out of a tough spot against the Swedes last night, the Canadians will take on the United States of America in an epic grudge match at the Bell Centre, to decide the…

Carl Neill traded to Charlottetown in the QMJHL

Embed from Getty Images With the QMJHL trade deadline rapidly approaching, the Charlottetown Islanders are beginning to load up to make a run at the President’s Cup this year. Yesterday they acquired Canucks 2015 5th round pick Carl Neill in a trade with the Sherbrooke Phoenix. Confirmé. Carl Neill passe aux Islanders. #LHJMQ — François Carignan…

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CANUCKS ARMY POSTGAME: HIGH FIVE

After a thrilling World Juniors game, the puck dropped in Vancouver with the Canucks game riding a four-game winning streak, trying to make it five against the Coyotes. They were successful, thanks to a shutout performance from the team, with comfortable goaltending from Ryan Miller. Plus, a kid got a puppy (hopefully). Here’s the recap!

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It’s Now or Never for the Canucks to Make a Playoff Push

Photo Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin – USA TODAY Sports The Canucks started 2017 the exact way they finished the year prior — by winning. String those bookends together, and that’s four in a row. While most are revving up the playoff engine, there’s a contingency more reserved in their excitement. Given how the Canucks followed up…

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WWYDW: Anton Rodin Exists

  In last week’s preamble, JD spoke about how the Canucks’ elimination from playoff contention was only a matter of time. Well, wouldn’t you know it, now they’ve won four in a row! That’s not all that happened this week, though. Anton Rodin also appeared in his second game of the season, after being a healthy…

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Canucks claim Reid Boucher on waivers

Embed from Getty Images It was announced this morning that the Vancouver Canucks had claimed forward Reid Boucher on waivers from the New Jersey Devils. VAN claims Boucher — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) January 4, 2017 Boucher had been previously waived by New Jersey in early December, and was claimed by the Nashville Predators.  Nashville then…

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CANUCKS ARMY GDT# 40 – CANUCKS VS. COYOTES

The Vancouver Canucks go for five wins in a row tonight against the Arizona Coyotes and I’m not going to lie, I’m pretty freaking excited! They’ve already equalled their best streak of the year at four games but this is uncharted territory for Willie Desjardins’ crew. Thankfully, the Coyotes are in a funk so bad…