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CanucksArmy Monday Mailbag: February 19th

@JDylanBurke For the Monday Mailbag: Considering Benning's strengths and weaknesses as a GM, what do the next three years have to look like for the Benning's tenure to be considered a success? Also, what are realistic expectations for the next three years? — Aidan Moher rehoM nadiA Aidan Moher rehoM nadiA (@adribbleofink) February 15, 2018…

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CanucksArmy Roundtable: Three More Years!

In case you somehow missed it, the Canucks have come to terms on a contract extension with general manager Jim Benning for three seasons, ending speculation about where his future lies. To say that was a divisive decision on the Canucks’ part would be an understatement. To judge by Canucks Twitter, it was about a…

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More Questions Than Answers In the Wake of Jim Benning’s Contract Extension

Just yesterday, the Vancouver Canucks announced that they’d come to terms on a multi-year contract extension for general manager Jim Benning. The team has yet to confirm the length, but Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman is reporting a rumour that it’s a three-year deal that will take Benning through the 2020-21 season. We are expecting news of…

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WWYDW: A Hockey Trade?

With the Ottawa Senators and Los Angeles Kings kicking off trade season last night with a swap of Dion Phaneuf and Nate Thompson for Nick Shore and Marian Gaborik, the hope is that more deals start coming together in short order. In Vancouver, the expectation — or the hope, rather — is that the Canucks…

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Cheers & Jeers: February 13th

After two weeks off due to a cold and then a flue (yes, seriously), everyone’s favourite weekly feature is back. That’s right; it’s Cheers & Jeers time. There hasn’t been much to celebrate in the time off, so it’s probably for the best that we’ve taken this break. The Canucks keep losing, and the bodies…

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Canucks Announce They’ve Recalled Philip Holm From the Utica Comets

With the recent slew of injuries the Canucks incurred on their Southern road trip, you had to know they’d start leaning pretty heavily on their farm team. Today they added a little more force, recalling defenceman Philip Holm from the Utica Comets. #canucks announce they’ve recalled Philip Holm from the Utica Comets pic.twitter.com/5yKvOWrMHb — J.D….

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Adam Gaudette Scores a Hat-Trick in Northeastern Beanpot Victory

The Northeastern Huskies won the Beanpot for the first time in 30 years defeating the Boston University Terriers by a score of 5-2, and Canucks prospect Adam Gaudette contributed a hat-trick to the cause. Full highlights of #Beanpot MVP and #Canucks prospect Adam Gaudette's 3 goal performance to give @GoNUmhockey their first Beanpot 🏆 in…

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CanucksArmy Monday Mailbag: February 12th – Part Deux

Are the Aquilinis waiting to see how the deadline goes or have they already made up their mind on Benning — Cole Treleaven (@Coletr11) February 12, 2018 At this point, what’s there left to discuss? Is the organization’s opinion of Canucks general manager Jim Benning going to shift that much because of one trade deadline? I…

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CanucksArmy Monday Mailbag: February 12th

@JDylanBurke I'm a bit early for the Monday Mailbag but saw this on Reddit and got intrigued. Could a team do this and circumvent the cap? Are there rules against being a player-coach in the NHL? pic.twitter.com/2JRuH27Dk6 — Dilettante (@DillettantEH) February 9, 2018 I don’t know if there are any specific rules in the CBA…

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Canucks Army Monday Mailbag: Wednesday February 7th – Part Deux

Lots of talk again this week about Vanek not having much value. What is realistic trade value for him? — Barry Luka (@BarryLuka) February 6, 2018 If the Canucks shop Thomas Vanek, I’m willing to bet they could get a third-round pick for him. Who do you wanna see gone from the Canucks defense and…