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Canucks Army Podcast: with Dan Murphy

Friend of the blog, Sportsnet’s Dan Murphy, was kind enough to hop by for a chat with me about the current state of affairs for the Vancouver Canucks. In the podcast below we touched on a variety of topics including: How much say Jim Benning had on this past draft class Why the Canucks felt the need to…

Canucks Army Podcast: Review of the Draft and the Free Agent Frenzy

#451351930 / gettyimages.com It is what it is(*) (*) with “is” being us being more optimistic about Jared McCann as a prospect after some additional insight was brought to our attention. With the free agent frenzy sweeping the hockey world up by storm recently, we haven’t had a chance to sit down and discuss the entry…

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July 1st Preview: the Landscape and the Free Agent Targets

Last year’s big free agent frenzy coup; things can surely only get more exciting this year. If your loved ones had intentions on using Canada Day to spend some quality time with you this year, they’ve likely got another thing coming. The window for signing unrestricted free agents opens up at 9 AM PST tomorrow morning, and…

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Canucks choose not to qualify Schroeder, Dalpe; let them walk

What a world. You can now officially add two new names to the list of unrestricted free agents set to hit the market tomorrow morning, as the Vancouver Canucks have announced today that they will not be extending qualifying offers over to two youngish, formerly highly regarded but now vastly underwhelming centers.  It’s a little surprising given that you figured someone…

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Canucks Draft Thatcher Demko 36th overall

I think it’s safe to say that on this platform we’ve been fairly critical of the way the Vancouver Canucks have conducted their drafts; both in the past, and as recently as last night’s opening round. It’s always tough to tell how much responsibility the general manager takes in relation to the rest of his scouting department,…