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Get Out While You Still Can: Erik Gudbranson and the Sunk Cost Fallacy

Coming into this season, there was a whole lot of discussion about Erik Gudbranson. The pending unrestricted free agent was awarded a one-year $3.5 million extension in the summer after missing the majority of his first season with the Vancouver Canucks. Gudbranson has been a polarizing player throughout his young career, with some lauding his…

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What’s On Tap: The Complete Canucks Schedule For October 23rd – 29th

Welcome to a new week! I hope everyone is enjoying the Canucks sudden hot streak after dominating the admittedly bad Buffalo Sabres and Detroit Red Wings. There’s just one game left on this five-game road trip before the Canucks’ schedule starts to thin out. But, of course, there is plenty of other stuff going on…

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What’s On Tap: The Complete Canucks Schedule for October 16th – 22nd

Hello again. I’m a day late with this one, and hopefully you’ve been keeping tabs yourself if you’re reeeally into European hockey and can’t miss a day. We’re half way through October now, and with Jonathan Dahlen and Olli Juolevi finally starting their seasons overseas, every single Canucks prospect has gotten their regular season underway, except…

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A Tale of Two Penalty Killing Units

The Canucks have just one game in the books in their 2017-18 season, and you’d be surprised how many storylines that one game could generate. There was the Boeser snub, the new playing style, the even strength delpoyment, and the Horvat unit starting power plays, to name a few. Still, there are more things that…

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Bo Horvat’s Power Play Unit is the New First Unit! …Or Is It?

Happy thanksgiving Canucks fans! I’m thankful for a lot of things, including my family and friends, and of course that I don’t live in a country where Donald Trump is the supreme leader. I’m also thankful for Travis Green, and for the fact that he makes Canucks hockey fun to watch again. Lots of people…

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What’s On Tap: The Complete Canucks Schedule for October 9th – 15th

The hockey season is in full swing! This coming week is full of Canucks and Canucks prospects, so I hope you’ve prepared yourself accordingly. The CHL teams will be particularly busy this week, but there is tons going on elsewhere, including a couple of games for the Comets, and plenty of action over in Europe,…

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7 Canucks Prospects That Could Make Their NHL Debut in 2017-18

Every year, a new group of hockey prospects sets foot on NHL ice for the first time. These days, it’s often by themselves, doing laps around a rink alone in a “prank” that definitely hasn’t gotten tiresome and played out. But if it had gotten tiresome and played out, it would probably be because we’ve…

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On a New Team and With Actual Opportunity, Lukas Jasek is Thriving

Back when he was drafted by the Canucks in the sixth round, 174th overall, in 2015, former Canucks Army writer Cam Lawrence predicted that “Jasek may very well be the biggest late round steal of the 2015 NHL Draft”. In the intervening time since that article was written, his stock seemed to be falling precipitously….