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Salary Cap expected to increase to 84-88.2 Million Dollars for 2020-2021 season

Some important news has come out of the NHL’s General Manager meetings in Boca Raton Wednesday morning. Eric Francis of Sportsnet has reported that the 2020-21 salary cap is projected to take a significant jump next season. Bill Daly announces he’s told teams the salary cap is projected to be between $84 to $88.2 million…

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Alex Edler is one of the key pieces to the Canucks’ playoff push

One of the two remaining players from the 2011 run to the Cup final may have taken a step back, but his presence is still very crucial for the Canucks’ success. Alexander Edler and Chris Tanev are the first two players to hop over the boards when the Canucks need to kill off a penalty….

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Postgame: How to Lose a Game in 8 Minutes

The Vancouver Canucks came into Sunday’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets desperate for a win. The Canucks went on a 14-3-0 hot streak but have now fallen into a tough stretch of games, going 4-6-2 since then. Sunday’s game marked the final stop of a four-game road trip, the last of its kind for…

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Unusual Line Combinations: A Canucks Twitter Thought Experiment

The Vancouver Canucks have a bevy of wingers in their organization and that creates an opportunity to create some bizarre line combinations. I wanted to get some unconventional ideas, so I went to the place with the most unconventional fans, Canucks Twitter. I was hoping the replies would include some of the players that are…

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CanucksArmy Postgame: Jacob Markstrom is a Legend

Sedin week is upon us and the Vancouver Canucks were hoping to get it started on the right foot after a tough showing against the Flames on Saturday. Monday was “Legends Night” at Rogers Arena, the first instalment of Sedin Week. All the Sedin memories have made their return to our social media feed this…

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The Canucks can Make History on the Sedins’ Jersey Retirement Night

The Canucks are returning home for “Sedin Week” with a chance to make history on Henrik and Daniel’s big night. The Canucks are currently on a nine-game winning streak on home ice. That is the second-longest single-season winning streak at home in franchise history. The record for home victories in a row is 11, achieved…

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Vasili Podkolzin is finally breaking out in the KHL

Vasili Podkolzin had no points in his first 16 games this season and many Canucks fans were concerned that his development was going to take a year off. It’s funny how much things can change in just a few short weeks. Podkolzin got his first KHL point in a game against CSKA. Podkolzin drove the…

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The Canucks Have Problems, But They’re Good Problems To Have

You can tell a team is getting good again when fans start arguing about who should be on the fourth line, and for the first time in years, that’s what Canucks fans have been doing this week. The team has had their fair share of problems over the past few seasons. Finishing near the bottom…

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The Canucks are Ready to Make Some More Memories

Do you remember that feeling? The one that gives you goosebumps every time you see Alex Burrows jump up and snag that puck out of the air. The feeling you get when you hear Jim Robson say “He will play. You know he’ll play. He’ll play on crutches!” I got goosebumps just reading it. Those…

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Canucks Army THE GAME DAY – Blues vs Canucks

Always90Four decided to take his vacation this week and is ripping it up in Vegas at this moment. I’ve decided to lend a hand and do The Game Day previews for the next two games so that he can make poor decisions instead of writing pregame reports. THE INTRO Tonight, the Canucks return from their…

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Adam Gaudette has Made the Third Line Fun Again

One of the biggest questions surrounding the Canucks heading into the season was if they were going to be able to have three scoring lines. This season, we have seen an emergence of a third line that can chip in offensively in a way that Canucks fans have not seen over the past few years….

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Snap Shots: The Canucks are 10-0-0 when they are Outshot at Home

The idea of these “Snap Shots” articles is to explore some smaller ideas or stats that I find. In the process of looking through stats, one number sticks out to such an absurd degree that it merits an article all on it’s own. This is one of those times. The Canucks have won every game…