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WWYDW: Opening Night

The season is nearly upon us. Let’s keep things simple this week. Who makes your opening night roster and why? Last week I asked: Who do you think can surprise at camp and earn a full-time spot on the roster? At whose expense? Beer Can Boyd: Both Dahlin and Gaudette should probably make the team…

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Roster Down The Road: Wildcard Forwards

Canucks training camp has finished, the rain has come back to the lower mainland, and I’ve got all my hockey subscriptions in order. With training camp done and the pre-season underway, I can happily say hockey season is finally here. With that, the Roster Down The Road series keeps looking towards the future of the…

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CANUCKS ARMY PRESEASON GAME 2 – CANUCKS VS. FLAMES

TV / RADIO / PUCK DROP SN / SN650 / 7:00 PM THE INTRO Even though it’s just preseason, beating the Calgary Flames should still rank high on the Canucks list of importance. While the Flames veteran group is over in China still, the baby Flames will take on the mixed bag Canucks. Vancouver didn’t…

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Exploring The Trade Market For The Canucks’ Extraneous Forwards

Much has already been written about the glut of forwards on the Vancouver Canucks roster, and the potential consequences thereof. As it stands, the Canucks are essentially faced with a decision between trading a veteran forward—most likely Markus Granlund or Sam Gagner—or risking a young player like Nikolay Goldobin or Brendan Leipsic on waivers. While…