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What would a Jake Virtanen trade look like?

It’s a tale as old as time: a young player comes into an organization but hasn’t developed the way they had hoped and are now weighing their options. They can hold onto the player to see if he can break through and risk watching the asset depreciate, or they can cut bait while the player…

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Canucks place Sven Baertschi, Nikolay Goldobin and Alex Biega on waivers

We knew the tough decisions were coming. The Canucks have reduced their preseason roster by four players ahead of Wednesday’s season opener against the Edmonton Oilers. Guillaume Brisebois has been reassigned to Utica, while Sven Baertschi, Alex Biega, and Nikolay Goldobin have been placed on waivers for the purpose of AHL designation. #Canucks reduce pre-season…

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State Of The Blog 2019: Let’s Go

With the 2019-20 NHL season rapidly approaching, it seems that now would be an appropriate time to take stock of the state of CanucksArmy, the changes that have come over the past year, and what you can expect going forward. Effective immediately, I will be taking over the Managing Editor position that has been vacant…

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Is Nikita Tryamkin Coming Back? And If So, When?

GM Jim Benning used the 2019 offseason to give the blueline of the Vancouver Canucks a makeover, with the addition of Tyler Myers, Jordie Benn, and Oscar Fantenberg and the addition by subtraction of Derrick Pouliot—to say nothing of the prospect of a full season from Quinn Hughes. Despite the renovation, some fans are still…

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Will Vancouver’s blue line additions result in fewer goals against?

One of the biggest questions going into the Vancouver’s offseason was how Jim Benning would address the blue line. Having stayed relatively static for the past 2 seasons, it was clear that something would need to change if the team that allowed the 10th most goals over that time had any hopes of taking the…

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Should the Canucks be interested in Jonathan Drouin?

Earlier this week, Elliotte Freidman noted that Jonathan Drouin might end up being the odd-man-out in what’s shaping up to be a logjam up front in Montreal. Soon after, Eric Engels added fuel to the fire, reporting that his name was out there on the trade market.

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Canucks reduce preseason roster by four players

The Canucks have reduced their preseason roster by four players after Thursday night’s preseason loss to the Coyotes at Rogers Arena. Zack MacEwen and Jalen Chatfield have been assigned to Utica, while Tyler Graovac and Richard Bachman have been placed on waivers for the purpose of AHL designation. #Canucks reduce pre-season roster by four players….