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CanucksArmy Postgame: Virtanen Rises, Canucks Fall

The Vancouver Canucks came into Tuesday night’s matchup with a lot to play for. The team has been struggling for over a month now, and this weekend’s performances threw a handful of salt in their wounds. The past week in particular has been horrible for the Canucks, as they have given up 12 even strength…

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Snap Shots: Adam Gaudette is Impressing on the Second Power Play Unit

Adam Gaudette was a power play superstar over the course of his NCAA career. Over his final two seasons with Northeastern University, Gaudette scored 27 of Gaudette’s 56 goals were scored on the power play. Gaudette was consistently the trigger man on the left side of the power play, and made consistent use of his…

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CanucksArmy Postgame: Canucks Outplay Oilers and Lose to Leon

The Canucks came into Sunday night’s tilt against the Oilers with a lot to look forward to. They were finally home from a long six game road trip that saw them go through three different time zones with only one game in the next five days after tonight. Getting back-to-back wins against the Pacific leading…

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Snap Shots: Canucks eagerly await Roussel’s return

Canucks fans are getting anxious for Antoine Roussel to finally make his return to the lineup, and with good reason. Roussel was fifth in team scoring last season, he played well with almost any linemates and his energy is a boon to the team both on and off the ice. Roussel suffered a major knee…

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Snap Shots: Brock Boeser Forever Changed the Canucks

The day was March 23rd, 2017. Brock Boeser was set to make his NHL debut for the Vancouver Canucks against his home state team, the Minnesota Wild. Boeser’s debut was a night to remember for Canucks fans, and no, it wasn’t due to a two-goal performance from Reid Boucher. Boeser immediately showed off the shot…

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CanucksArmy Postgame: Canucks Coach Themselves into a Corner

The Canucks came into Wednesday night’s tilt to take on the Crosbyless Pittsburgh Penguins. The lineup was due for a shake up after their horrendous performance at 5-on-5 over the past 5 games. Brock Boeser and Elias Pettersson were split up to start a game for the first time this season and that resulted in…

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Nikolay Goldobin is a Free Top-Six Addition to the Canucks

It’s that time of the year again. November is here and it is kicking the crap out of the Canucks. With four games to go, the team has a record of 3-5-3, are averaging 2.54 goals a game through this tough stretch, and seem to only be able to win games when they score five…

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CanucksArmy Postgame: Markstrom’s Highlight Tape and The Powerplay Explosion

The Vancouver Canucks came into Thursday night’s game with something to prove, having struggled through most of November. The team went into game two of a six-game road trip having only won one of their last eight games, prompting some major changes to the lineup. Lines #Canucks lines and pairs are in a blender at…

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Batchelor: Jay Beagle to return to lineup

According to Brendan Batchelor of Sporstnet 650, Jay Beagle will play Tuesday night against the Stars. Jay Beagle says he’s good to go tonight. #Canucks — Brendan Batchelor (@BatchHockey) November 19, 2019 The statement was later confirmed by the team’s official Twitter account. The return of Jay Beagle bodes well for the Canucks, as Travis…

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Snap Shots: Bo Horvat will score goals with JT Miller and Sven Baertschi

The Canucks are shuffling their lines quite a bit recently, and with good reason. Bo Horvat has once again played alongside a revolving door or wingers over the past few games and we are beginning to see many of the same problems that plagued the young centre last year begin to creep in again. Horvat…

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Snap Shots: The Lotto Line is Quickly Becoming One of the League’s Best

The trio of Elias Pettersson, JT Miller and Brock Boeser have been scoring at an impressive clip so far this season. Canucks fans knew what they wanted to see from a healthy Brock Boeser and an improving Elias Pettersson but it seems that JT Miller was the missing piece to form what has become one…

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Snap Shots: The Annual Turnover at the USNTDP

The United States National Team Development Program (USNTDP) had eight players drafted in the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft and a total of 17 players throughout the seven rounds. The team was filled with some amazingly talented prospects like Cole Caufield, Matt Boldy, Alex Turcotte, Trevor Zegras and first overall pick Jack Hughes….