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Evaluating the idea of trading up for Jack Hughes

There was plenty of disappointment in Vancouver when the Canucks fell to 10th overall in the 2019 NHL Draft Lottery. Not only did they drop from their original spot at ninth, but they lost out on the chance at selecting highly touted center prospect Jack Hughes. Hughes, who is the brother of Canucks’ current defensive…

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CanucksArmy Year In Review: Markus Granlund

Markus Granlund, the man can sort of do it all! Granny kill penalties, plays in a shutdown role, can be a winger or a centre and he can even slot in to your powerplay in a pinch. He sounds like a great addition to a team, and as a 13th forward I would argue that…

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Report: Despite rumours, Nikolay Goldobin not signing in KHL

Over the weekend, it was reported by some Russian reporters that there was a possibility that Nikolay Goldobin could be on the move to CSKA Moscow in the KHL Rumour: Nikolay Goldobin heading to the KHL The report from Vorky and Igor Eronko didn’t say specifically that it was going to happen but that it…

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Examining trade speculation around P.K. Subban

The Nashville Predators were eliminated by the Dallas Stars in the opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs last week. With the Predators failing to make it to the second round, trade rumours around top defenseman P.K. Subban have begun to swirl. The Predators won the Presidents’ Trophy last season and made it to the…

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CanucksArmy Year In Review: Jay Beagle

On June 7, 2018, Jay Beagle skated around T-Mobile Arena in Vegas with the Stanley Cup held high above his head. Less than a month later, Beagle was an ex-Capital—having traded in his champion franchise for a four-year, $12 million deal with the Vancouver Canucks. The contract was—to put it mildly—poorly received by the Vancouver…

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Rumour: Nikolay Goldobin heading to the KHL

The rumours of players heading to Europe for next season are starting to come out, an interesting name from the Canucks appeared Transfer rumours Igor Ozhiganov (@MapleLeafs #NHL) to #KHL, but not @hccska Nikolay Goldobin (@Canucks #NHL) to @hccska foreign forward, perhaps Sven Andrighetto (@Avalanche #NHL) to @hccska https://t.co/xwTII7FC6M — vorky (@vorkywh24) April 26, 2019…

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Michael DiPietro is having a dominant OHL playoff run

When the Ottawa 67’s acquired Michael DiPietro prior to the OHL trade deadline, they believed they found the final piece of a Memorial Cup puzzle. The decision to go all-in on one of the NHL’s top goaltending prospects is paying off.

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Former Canuck Jannik Hansen calls it a career

It was rumoured to be happening on Friday but was confirmed on Saturday that former Canucks Jannik Hansen would be calling it a career Congratulations on a great hockey career Honey Badger! Enjoy retirement as much as we enjoyed you in a #Canucks jersey. 🍯🦡 pic.twitter.com/a1Wks6A0l6 — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) April 27, 2019 Hansen played…

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Report: Troy Stecher joining Canada for World Championships

According to a report from Rick Dhaliwal from Sportsnet 650, Troy Stecher’s season isn’t done quite yet as he has been invited, and accepted, to represent Canada at the upcoming World Championships: Hearing Troy Stecher will represent Canada at the upcoming Wotld Hockey Championships. The hard working Richmond native got the call last night from…

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Elias Pettersson named finalist for Calder Trophy

To the surprise of no one, Elias Pettersson has been nominated for the Calder Trophy. The 20-year-old rookie phenom has been named a finalist for the coveted award alongside Buffalo Sabres’ blueliner Rasmus Dahlin and St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington. The Calder Trophy, also known as the NHL’s Rookie of the Year award, is an…

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Five Canucks confirmed for 2019 IIHF World Championships

The Canucks will be well represented at the upcoming 2019 IIHF World Championships. The tournament takes place in Bratislava & Kosice, Slovakia from May 10-26 and consists of 16 teams; two groups of eight. Group A consists of Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, United States, and host country Slovakia. Group B consists of…