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Roundtable: Mediocrity

It’s the word that’s on everyone’s minds. With the Canucks currently vying for the final wildcard spot, there’s been some discussion as to the team’s overall quality. So, it’s time for you all to have your say. Are the Canucks mediocre? Why or why not? Everyone knows where I stand, so I’ll leave you all…

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For the first time in years, the Canucks have a real top-six

The term “top-six forward” gets thrown around a lot by fans and media alike, but most people don’t really know what it means. While some observers can certainly recall a time when second-line forwards were putting up 50-60 point seasons, the reality is that those days are long behind us. Unfortunately, it seems that a…

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The Canucks Are Mediocre

The first two months of the Vancouver Canucks’ season couldn’t have been more different from one another. In October, the team got off to such a hot start that they were able to give fans their first palpable sense of hope in nearly five years. Sure, they’d gotten off on the right foot plenty of…

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Roundtable: No-Luck November

November really took its toll on a Canucks team that looked prepped to join the NHL’s elite for the first few weeks of the season. The team went 5-7-4 in November, and aside from the power play, not much went their way. What do you think is ailing the Canucks and how would you fix…

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Roundtable: Defence Pairings

It’s a late edition of the roundtable this week, so there’s no sense wasting any more time. Travis Green mixed up his defense pairings last night against the Predators, which produced mixed results at best. The Edler-Myers pairing hasn’t been what it once was, so it made sense to experiment with different combinations. Unfortunately, the…

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Roundtable: Horvat’s Wingers

We’re over a month into the season now and despite the numerous additions this team made during the offseason, they’re still struggling to find wingers who can get the most out of Bo Horvat. The success of the Lotto Line was instrumental to the team’s success earlier this year, but it’s put Horvat in a…

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Report: Sportsnet Fires Don Cherry

The Toronto Sun’s Joe Warmington is reporting that Sportsnet has dismissed Don Cherry, a Canadian icon and longtime host of Coach’s Corner, following his comments regarding immigrants on Saturday night’s HNIC broadcast. BREAKING- @CoachsCornerDC has been fired by @Sportsnet – story to come. — Joe Warmington (@joe_warmington) November 11, 2019 Warmington also reported this morning that…

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Postgame: Sympathy For The Canucks

The Canucks put forth another disappointing performance this afternoon, dropping their fourth straight game to the lowly New Jersey Devils. In what is rapidly becoming a troublesome November for a team that looked dominant for most of the first month of the season, the Canucks have often looked fatigued and out of sorts, even when…