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Report: Uptick in interest around Alex Edler

With the Monday NHL Trade Deadline just days away, things are picking up on the Alex Edler trade front. Per The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun (subscription required), calls on Alex Edler have started to come in more frequently of late. Edler, of course, is a pending UFA at the end of the season and possesses a full…

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Canucks recall Luke Schenn

The Canucks have recalled blueliner Luke Schenn from the Utica Comets. TRANSACTION: #Canucks have recalled D Luke Schenn from the Utica Comets. — Canucks PR (@CanucksPR) February 15, 2019 The 29-year-old was acquired by the Canucks from Anaheim in exchange for Michael Del Zotto back in January. The Canucks also received a 2020 seventh-round draft…

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Ferraro: Canucks botched goalie situation

The Canucks left Mikey DiPietro out to dry against one of the hottest teams in the NHL on Monday. DiPietro gave up a goal on the first NHL shot he faced vs. the San Jose Sharks and went on to incur a 7-2 loss. TSN’s Ray Ferraro struggles to comprehend how a 19-year-old goalie out…

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Michael DiPietro sets new OHL record for shutouts

Canucks’ prospect Michael DiPietro is making history in the OHL. After being traded to the Ottawa 67’s from the Windsor Spitfires and backstopping Team Canada at the 2019 World Junior Championships, the 19-year-old netminder is back doing his thing in the OHL crease. DiPietro pitched a  15-save shutout against Peterborough on Friday evening, as the 67’s took…

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Matt Brassard traded to Niagara IceDogs

A Canucks prospect is on the move in the OHL. Vancouver’s 2017 seventh-round (188th overall) draft pick Matt Brassard has been traded from the Oshawa Generals alongside Jack Studnicka (Boston Bruins) to the Niagara IceDogs in exchange for Lleyton Moore and draft selections. TRADE: Generals acquire Lleyton Moore and draft selections from the @OHLIceDogs in exchange for Jack…

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Michael DiPietro traded to Ottawa 67’s in OHL blockbuster

It’s been an eventful 48 hours for Canucks’ top goaltending prospect Michael DiPietro. Just a day after being named to Team Canada’s roster for the 2019 World Junior Selection camp, DiPietro has been traded from the Windsor Spitfires of the OHL to the Ottawa 67’s in exchange for forward Yegor Afanasyev, four second-round draft picks and…

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Fired up Nick Kypreos weighs in on Pettersson incident

Nick Kypreos is fired up. After Panthers’ blueliner Mike Matheson injured young Vancouver phenom Elias Pettersson by throwing him to the ice Saturday evening in Florida, many people had an opinion on the play. Matheson was ultimately handed a two-game suspension and Pettersson will miss at least 7-10 days with a suspected concussion. The much…

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Elias Pettersson suffers apparent head injury vs. Panthers

Elias Pettersson is having a fantastic start to his NHL career. He’s now encountered his first speed bump. The 19-year-old was tossed to the ice by Panthers’ blueliner Mike Matheson during the third period of Saturday’s victory and was forced to exit the game. Pettersson, who already scored his fifth goal of the season earlier…