Cody Hodgson Hits Waivers: The Pros and Cons for Vancouver

Embed from Getty Images When the Vancouver Canucks swapped former first round pick Cody Hodgson for Zack Kassian back in February of 2012, it was a second-chance kind of move for both players. Hodgson had put up 16 goals and 33 points through 63 games pre-trade for Vancouver during the 2011-2012 season, so  Of course,…

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Canucks Army Postgame: The Shane Doan Show

Embed from Getty Images The Vancouver Canucks have gone up and down the standings throughout the 2015-16 season, swinging from the top to the bottom within games on what seems to be a week to week basis.  The good news? Tonight’s game didn’t send them plummeting all the way to the bottom.  The bad news?…

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Canucks Army Postgame: The Probability of Danish 20 Goal Scorers

Embed from Getty Images The Vancouver Canucks were one of 18 teams that got to shake off the rust on the first day back from the league’s mandatory 3-day Christmas Break.  Ryan Miller is still injured, so the Canucks ran with a tandem of Jacob Markstrom and call-up Joe Cannata. Both Sedins were back… but…

Joe Cannata Recalled, Will Back Up Markstrom Tuesday

Embed from Getty Images Remember yesterday when the Vancouver Canucks said that Ryan Miller wasn’t injured enough to miss out on Tuesday’s game?  Markstrom starts vs. Lightning; Miller should be fine, #Canucks will not recall anyone. Maintenance day for Higgins. — Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) December 21, 2015 Yeah, they may have spoken a little bit…

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Canucks Army Postgame: Dirty Wins

Embed from Getty Images With a must-need win behind the Canucks against the Detroit Red Wings, the Canucks are out of the basement and back in a playoff spot in the Pacific Division.  Oh, wait… I forgot to mention. The Pacific is terrible, so they’re still in danger of falling back into the basement.  How…

Linden Vey Recalled for Canucks

Embed from Getty Images With forward Henrik Sedin out, the Vancouver Canucks are running short on offensive options.  Brandon Sutter is out injured already, and now Sedin could be missing for a chunk of time. The Canucks have dropped from a playoff spot to sixth in the Pacific Division, and they’ve gone 2-6-2 in their…

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Canucks Army Postgame: Secondary Assist Wizard Luca Sbisa

Tonight, I did something special.  Reporting live for CanucksArmy from Gila River Arena tonight! Here’s your Richard Bachman report ? pic.twitter.com/ysC6saHsgG — Cat in the Hat (@CataCarryOn) October 31, 2015 That’s right, fans of the Army! I got to witness Luca Sbisa earning himself two primary assists from just a few rows above ice level…

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Canucks Army Postgame: Nichushkin vs. Virtanen

View image | gettyimages.com I’ll make a confession: this Canucks post-game actually belongs to our good friend and Canucks Army mainstay, JD Burke.  Unfortunately, we’ve all got bills to pay, and JD had to work tonight. So I’m going to pay him tribute, and give you a nice recap of the game the way he…

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Canucks Army Postgame: First Line Forward Brandon Sutter

Photo Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin/USA TODAY Sports I’d like to say that it’s been something like two months since general manager Jim Benning did something that made Canucks fans cringe, but I just saw Brandon Sutter stuck on the first line as a winger with the Sedin Twins.  I know the general manager doesn’t create lines,…