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Monday Mailbag: Post-Draft Edition

What made GMJB give a 1st Rd pick in the Miller deal? Reports say Leafs wanted to include a 2nd in the Marleau deal, Carolina held fast on a 1st and got it. So this poses the ? Wtf JB? — Alan MacDonald (@alanmac_d) June 23, 2019 I’m as perplexed as you are. The Canucks…

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Report: Hutton might not be qualified

With the deadline to provide restricted free agents qualifying offers coming up at 2 PM tomorrow, everyone has focused their attention to some of the pending restricted free agents that the Canucks have. Rick Dhaliwal with Sportsnet 650 was busy this afternoon providing the updates. It’s important to remember that this is what Rick has…

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Report: Canucks discussed deal with Blackhawks for third overall pick

The Canucks reportedly discussed a deal with the Chicago Blackhawks at the 2019 NHL Draft that would see them move up to the third overall selection and be able to take top offensive blueliner Bowen Byram of the Vancouver Giants. The Blackhawks would get Vancouver’s 10th overall pick in return. The deal reportedly fell through…

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Canucks announce development camp roster

With the 2019 NHL Entry Draft in the rearview mirror, the organization turns its attention to development camp this week. The schedule had been previously announced, but is as follows: Tuesday, June 25th 9:15 am – 10:05 am – Forwards on-ice practice 10:20 am – 11:05 am – Forwards and defenceman on-ice practice 11:20 am…

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Why Brock Boeser 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,…