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So Long, and Thanks for all the Fish

This is going to be my last post at CanucksArmy. As of August 1st, I am stepping down as the website’s managing editor. Before we get into that, and what it means for the website going forward, I want to tell my story, and send thanks to everyone who helped make my time here so…

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CanucksArmy Year in Review: Reid Boucher

Many were curious to see what Reid Boucher would do with the benefit of a full off-season in the Canucks’ organization. The club had claimed Boucher on waivers in the year prior and re-signed him after a mostly positive, productive end to the season. Now Boucher had to prove that he could do it for…

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Waiver Eligibility and Your 2018-19 Vancouver Canucks

At this stage, you should be all too familiar with the waiver wire and how it operates. We’ve looked at the rules, and how they’ve threatened the Canucks’ roster in years past. It’s cost the Canucks players in recent years, like Adam Cracknell and Frank Corrado, and it’s responsible for bringing players like Reid Boucher…

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Vancouver Canucks and Trevor Linden ‘Amicably’ Part Ways

In something of a mid-summer stunner, the Canucks announced that they’d mutually agreed with now former-team president Trevor Linden to part ways. There had been rumours going back at least two years that Linden had been considering resigning from his position. The reasons therein vary. Some, like Sportsnet’s Dan Murphy, posited that former-head coach Willie…

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CanucksArmy Monday Mailbag:

Could you rank these 4 as far how good they *will be* so taking into account potential ceiling AND likely hood of hitting it.Gadjovich, Lind, Gaudette and Dahlen — Reeves (@zReeves9) July 8, 2018 Jonathan Dahlen Adam Gaudette Kole Lind Jonah Gadjovich What do you think the chances of the Canucks losing someone on waivers…

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Canucks Sign RFA Sven Baertschi to a Three-Year Contract

During Canucks general manager Jim Benning’s media availability to discuss the team’s free agent moves, he eluded to an incoming restricted free agent deal to accompany this morning’s transactions. It would seem that the player in question was restricted free agent winger Sven Baertschi. “We’re very pleased to sign Sven to an extension," said GM…

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Report: Canucks Sign Centre Tim Schaller to a Two-Year Contract

According to multiple reports, the Canucks have signed former Boston Bruins centre Tim Schaller to a two-year contract valued at $3.8-million, with a cap hit of $1.9-million annually. Tim Schaller to Vancouver. 2 years. $1.9 and $1.9 — Mark Divver (@MarkDivver) July 1, 2018 In fairness, the first to report this contract was a member…

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It’s Official; Canucks Sign Jay Beagle to a Four-Year Contract

Sometimes, the best contracts are the ones that one doesn’t sign. That truism is especially prescient on July 1st when a new league year begins and with it comes the dawn of free agency. The Canucks, it seems, couldn’t resist the temptation, though. They’ve signed unrestricted free agent centre Jay Beagle to a four-year, $12-million…