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Using League-Wide Comparables To Predict Brock Boeser’s Next Contract

The Facts  Brock Boeser’s contract will expire on July 1, 2019, though the Vancouver Canucks will retain his rights as a Restricted Free Agent if they have not already signed him to an extension by then—provided they qualify his contract with a qualifying offer, an occurrence so certain it barely merits mention. This expiring contract…

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Canucks Prospects at WJHC – Day 1

The World Juniors kicked off last night with a full day of action. Hockey fans in the lower mainland were glued to their TV, or even at the arena, to take in some of the best junior hockey players. Aside from the lopsided Canada win over Denmark, all the games were competitive and weren’t decided…

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Canucks Army Game Day 40 – Canucks @ Oilers (Welcome Back Edition)

THE INTRO After a much-needed break, the Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers hook up to do battle tonight for a very early Wild Card playoff position. The Canucks lost a heart-breaker 1-0 against the Jets right before the break and if you didn’t get enough after last game, tonight’s matchup will fill that void. It’s…

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WWYDW: 2019 World Junior Championships

It’s Boxing Day, which means the hockey-obsessed among us will be settling in to watch the World Juniors. It also means we’re all hungover, so I’ll spare you the hypotheticals and just ask a straightforward question this week. Aside from Quinn Hughes, who are you most excited to see in action at the WJC and…

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What The Canucks Want In Their Stockings This Year

The holiday season is upon us once again, and it’s the end of a year full of both naughty and nice for the Vancouver Canucks. As a whole, the Canucks weren’t on their best behaviour in 2018, but there was plenty of good from individual players and thus plenty of reason to hand out some…

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Festivus 2018: The Airing of Grievances

Today is the most important day of the year for my people, and by “my people”, I mean anyone who consumed a lot of ’90s sitcoms. I’m talking, of course, about Festivus, the fictional holiday invented by Frank Costanza in a season 9 episode of Seinfeld.  I’m not big on holiday traditions, but there is one…

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Canucks Army Game Day 39 – Canucks Vs. Jets (Smythe Foes Edition)

THE INTRO It’s the final game before the Christmas break as the Canucks welcome the Jets to Rogers Arena. For whatever reason, the Canucks have surprised their fans, and the NHL, by playing exciting competitive hockey beyond their regular skill level. The veterans that have been with the team for a number of years have had…