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Why Nate Schmidt and Tyler Myers have the most concerning contracts on the Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks will have $10.875 million committed to Antoine Roussel, Jay Beagle, and Loui “elite AHLer” Eriksson for the 2021-22 season. That’s over 13% of the cap tied to two replacement level forwards and another who’ll potentially star for the Fraser Valley Voodoos. And it doesn’t even include Jake Virtanen’s $2.55 million deal, which…

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7 cheap, low-risk forwards the Vancouver Canucks should target this summer

Welcome back to another edition of Exploiting the Expa—oh wait, that’s Stephan Roget’s line, not mine. In my defence, Stephan has been listing so many players for the Canucks to target that I’ve started to think like him. With that said, we’re not going to worry about the Expansion Draft and focus instead on any…

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Analyzing what type of player the Canucks need to fill their hole at 3C

A few weeks ago, my buddy Stephan Roget wrote a great article listing 19 players who could be the Canucks’ third-line centre next year. Unfortunately, most of the names he mentioned were either poor fits or too pricey for the team. As a result, it seems like Vancouver will continue to patch that hole with…

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How will Brock Boeser fit next to Bo Horvat if he plays on the second line?

Guess what? Hockey will be back in less than two weeks. Yep. We’ve finally reached the end of The-Year-Which-Shall-Not-Be-Named, and everything will hopefully go back to normal soon. Oh, who am I kidding? In a world in which Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire (still the best version) will return to play their respective web-slingers in…

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5 young defencemen the Vancouver Canucks could target in a trade

It seems like we’ve finally reached the dog days of the offseason, doesn’t it? NHL news has slowed to a crawl, and most fans can’t wait for next season to start. The only problem is that, well, we don’t know exactly when the puck will drop for the 2020-21 campaign and it’s already… November?!?!  Well,…