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WDYTT: Your review of the Canucks’ offseason so far

Welcome back to WDYTT, the only hockey column on the internet with a full no-movement clause, unless you count occasionally getting bumped to Wednesdays. It’s been quite a week since we last met. Last Wednesday, the Seattle Kraken emerged from the depths and took 30 players overboard, including Kole Lind. Then on Friday, the NHL…

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Grading all 17 of the Canucks’ signings from day one of free agency

It was a busy day for Jim Benning. Not only did the Vancouver Canucks need to fill important positions in their bottom-six, defence core, and find a backup goalie, but they also needed to get some depth bodies who will serve as the engine of their AHL team. From Travis Hamonic to Phillip Di Giuseppe,…

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Vancouver Canucks sign Danny Klimovich to entry-level contract

The first signed player from the 2021 NHL Entry Draft is no other than Canucks second-round pick, Danila Klimovich. CanucksArmy spoke with Klimovich’s agent this morning and learned that he will be at Canucks training camp in the fall and isn’t just coming so that the coaches can meet him. He wants to stay and…

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Canucks sign Luke Schenn, Brady Keeper, and Justin Bailey

The Vancouver Canucks have made three more signings on this busy free agent frenzy day. According to Frank Seravalli of Daily Faceoff, the club has reunited with Luke Schenn — who holds the franchise record for most hits in a game with 12 — in the form of a two-year deal with an AAV of…

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Canucks sign Tucker Poolman to four-year deal

The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenceman Tucker Poolman to a four-year deal, according to a report from Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli. Hearing #Canucks are closing in on defenseman Tucker Poolman. He’s expected to get a big raise on a four-year, $10 million deal ($2.5m AAV) whenever pen is put to [email protected] @Sportsnet — Frank Seravalli…

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Report: Canucks re-sign Brandon Sutter to one year deal

The Vancouver Canucks have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with forward Brandon Sutter, according to Sportsnet’s Dan Murphy. Sutter’s deal with #canucks will be for just over a million. — Dan Murphy (@sportsnetmurph) July 28, 2021 Sutter, 32, put up nine goals and three assists through 43 games last season. He’ll be coming…

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Canucks trade Nate Schmidt to Winnipeg Jets for third round pick

The Vancouver Canucks are finalizing a trade with the Winnipeg Jets that will send defenceman Nate Schmidt to Winnipeg in exchange for a 2022 third-round pick, according to multiple reports. It was earlier reported that the two teams had been grinding away on a potential deal involving the 30-year-old defenceman, but that Schmidt had Winnipeg…