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Canucks Army Preseason Postgame: All Goldobin Everything

Final Score: Arizona Coyotes 4, Vancouver Canucks 1 The Vancouver Canucks got a chance to show off some of the province’s most beautiful scenery this weekend, when they hosted the Arizona Coyotes and a whole slew of enthusiastic fans out in Kelowna. It was a gorgeous backdrop for the team to host one of their…

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Your Guide to Scouting the 2019 NHL Draft From Vancouver

If you’re living on the Canadian west coast, you have no shortage of reasons to be enthralled by the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. For one, the local team has been decidedly bad the past few years, and in spite of a bevy of talent percolating in the pipeline, the Canucks seem poised to finish the…

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WWYDW: The Canucks Can’t Score

We’re well into the preseason and opening night is just around the corner. Unfortunately, excitement has been deadened somewhat by the team’s on-ice performance thus far. They’re 1-5 and have scored just ten goals in that span. That’s more than a tad concerning. How would you fix the Canucks scoring woes? Last week I asked: Who…

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Is Horvat Ready?: A Case Study in Captaincy Comparables

Many fans and pundits have taken it upon themselves to debate whether or not the 23-year-old Bo Horvat is ready for the captaincy of the Vancouver Canucks, but the discussion has been speculative at best. The general fear is that—in naming Horvat captain too early—the team will stunt his development and hinder his ascension as…

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2019 NHL Draft: Consolidated Industry Rankings for September 2018

Well, hello there. The beauty of creating draft lists is that it’s an extremely subjective process. While the top of most lists have a general sense of similarity, there is also a large amount of diversity throughout that only becomes more pronounced as you move along, simply because no two people value any particular trait…

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CANUCKS ARMY PRESEASON GAME 6 – CANUCKS @ OILERS

TV / RADIO / PUCK DROP SN / SN 650 / 6:00 PM THE INTRO Wishing for a Vancouver Canucks victory in the preseason seems to be a big request this season. Travis Green’s Canucks roll into Edmonton to take on the Oilers where both teams will be looking for meaningful contributions from not only the…

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The Potential Whipping Boys Of Your 2018/19 Vancouver Canucks

The term “whipping boy” comes from potentially apocryphal reports of young servants being raised alongside European princes for the sole purpose of absorbing that prince’s corporal punishment. After all, the prince is meant to represent the entire country, and one can’t go around whipping entire countries. In terms of hockey, the phrase is used to…