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Pettersson humble and gracious in Calder Trophy win

“I don’t want to talk about it too much, I don’t want to jinx it.” That’s what Elias Pettersson told me Tuesday afternoon prior to the NHL Awards in Las Vegas. It turns out he could have talked about it all day and all night. In the end, Pettersson was the natural choice for the…

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Elias Pettersson wins the Calder Trophy!

For the first time since Pavel Bure won in 1991-92, a Vancouver Canuck has been named the NHL Rookie of the Year as Swedish forward Elias Petterson was awarded the prestigious award this evening. Calder Trophy goes to Elias Pettersson. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 20, 2019 Pettersson was the favourite to win the award…

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2019 Draft Countdown No. 5: Peyton Krebs

Welcome to Canucks Army’s 2019 Draft Countdown. Over the next four weeks leading up to the draft, we’ll be rounding up scouting reports, quotes, and videos about our Top-100 prospects available. Here is an aggregated profile on Peyton Krebs. Date of birth: January 26th, 2001 Nation: Canada Position: LW/C Shoots: R Height: 5’11″ / 180…

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2019 Draft Countdown No. 6: Kirby Dach

Welcome to Canucks Army’s 2019 Draft Countdown. Over the next four weeks leading up to the draft, we’ll be rounding up scouting reports, quotes, and videos about our Top-100 prospects available. Here is an aggregated profile on Kirby Dach. Kirby Dach Date of birth: January 21st, 2001 Nation: Canada Position: Centre Shoots: R Height: 6’4″…

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Why Alex Edler Should Be Captain Of The Vancouver Canucks

There’s yet to be any official announcement, but every indication is that the Vancouver Canucks will be naming the 12th captain in team history—or 14th if you count Dan Quinn and Doug Lidster as “tri-captains” with Trevor Linden in 1990/91—sometime before the start of the 2019/20 season. But who will it be? In this series,…

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2019 Draft Central

Draft season is upon us! Vancouver’s local fans will be filling up Rogers Arena in a few weeks to see who the Canucks add to the system with their 10th-overall pick. Over the next few weeks, everyone’s focus will be on which players the Canucks will draft and how they can continue to add to…