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A History Of Canuck Captaincy Announcements

The captaincy of the Vancouver Canucks has been vacant ever since Henrik Sedin played his last NHL game on the night of April 7, 2017—but it won’t remain so much longer. The franchise will end months of speculation by naming the 12th–or 14th, depending on how one feels about triumvirates—captain in team history in a…

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Quinn Hughes could be the key to unlocking Tyler Myers’ power play potential

The modern NHL power play has gradually shifted away from the traditional two defencemen set up, transitioning towards the four-forward formation that is most common today. Dailyfaceoff.com displays two power play units for each of the 31 NHL teams. Of those 62 units, just 20 are formed with two defencemen. Only two of the league’s…

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The Jim Benning Five-Year Rewind: Hiring Willie Desjardins

Welcome back to yet another edition of The Jim Benning Five-Year Rewind. If you’re new to the series, we’re slowly winding our way through Jim Benning’s tenure as General Manager of the Vancouver Canucks—with the benefit of five full years of hindsight. Whenever we hit the five-year anniversary of a major Benning transaction—give or take…