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Monday Mailbag: The Draft, Trade Value, and Condiments

Before we get into this week’s questions, I have a brief announcement: I’ll be taking over the mailbag from J.D. Burke for the entirety of May. J.D. has a crazy month ahead of him and I always enjoy taking your questions, so hopefully he isn’t too sorely missed over the next four or five weeks….

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Does size matter in the playoffs?

Are the days of the big, bad teams that are bullying and bruising their way through the Stanley Cup Playoffs a thing of the past? With the post-season already in its second round, there have been many discussions surrounding what’s been the driving force in getting the final eight teams to where they are. As…

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Stick Taps: April 29th, 2018

Stick Taps: where I relay Canucks-related news and content that circulated throughout the Smylosphere this week. Rumours, opinion pieces, significant headlines and anything else worth noting to the fan base – I’ve got you covered!

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Canucks will pick 7th overall

The first part of the NHL Draft lottery was revealed prior to the Vegas and San Jose Game 2. With a 38.9% chance of happening – the most likely outcome came to fruition as the Canucks fell one spot to the 7th overall selection The remainder of the draft lottery was revealed during the 2nd intermission…

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CanucksArmy Year in Review: Alex Biega

Continuing the Year in Review’s for the Canucks, we turn our attention to the blueline and look at the bulldog, Alex Biega. There is a lot to like about Biega’s game – he is a tireless worker, who can play forward or defence, and a consummate pro. Over the course of the past few years,…

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Report: Canucks interested in Swedish UFA Par Lindholm

It appears that the Canucks are looking overseas for some reinforcements for next season. In the weekly ’31 Thoughts article, according to Elliotte Friedman from Sportsnet, the Canucks have interest in Par Lindholm from Skellefteå AIK in the SHL. The full thought is below: Lindholm is coming off a season that saw him post 18…

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Babych Please: April 27th, 2018

It was a fun week. Vacations, championships, and some good ‘ol family bonding time is how the Canucks spent this past week. Let’s check in and see what they were up to!