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Three Under the Radar Trade Targets

  As the trade deadline approaches, it’s only logical to talk about the most popular names on the rumour mill. While it’s fun to discuss the possibility of Matt Duchene, Gabriel Landeskog, or Kevin Shattenkirk getting dealt, there are other names that are just as likely, maybe even more likely, to be actually be traded…

News and Analysis: Pat Quinn statue to be unveiled on February 18th

Embed from Getty Images The Vancouver Canucks have announced the unveiling date of their statue honouring Pat Quinn. The statue (which will reside outside Rogers Arena) will begin display on February 18th. The statue will also include “Pat’s bench,” for fans to sit on and take pictures with. All of which is very fitting and deserving for…

CGD: Canada looks to continue their hot start against Slovakia

Embed from Getty Images Canada’s opening day 5-3 victory over Russia showed us a couple of things. For starters, this year’s Team Canada has a real shot at competing. The team is structured well with a team-based approach in their systems and having all five players on the same page while on the ice. The game also displayed…

Canucks Re-assign Jake Virtanen to the Utica Comets

Embed from Getty Images Jake Virtanen is on the move once again. This morning, the Vancouver Canucks announced that the 20-year-old forward is heading back down to the AHL to get some ice-time with the Utica Comets.  An impatient fan may roll their eyes at this kind of move, but it’s the one that had to be…

Sedin Twins are no doubt hall of famers: are they first ballot worthy?

Embed from Getty Images The notion of a current player making their way to the Hall of Fame often incites a knee-jerk reaction. That is especially true of those deemed ‘first ballot’ Hall of Famers.  A first-ballot Hall of Fame player is a player with so prolific a career they’re inducted as soon as they’re…

Canada becomes 2-0 and sends Americans packing in 4-2 victory.

Canada vs USA, in Toronto with a chance to go 2-0 against a long time rival, what an exciting game to be had, one may have thought. But while the fast paced hockey from both sides excited the building and the livings rooms of Canadian fans, one team came out on top by a considerable…