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WWYDW: Opening Night

The season is nearly upon us. Let’s keep things simple this week. Who makes your opening night roster and why? Last week I asked: Who do you think can surprise at camp and earn a full-time spot on the roster? At whose expense? Beer Can Boyd: Both Dahlin and Gaudette should probably make the team…

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Monday Mailbag Part 2: Tuesday Edition

When will Green start roster cuts? Do scrimmage line combos spell bad news for Dahlen or others? — GreenGoat (@greensgoat) September 17, 2018 With all due respect to Jonathan Dahlen, I don’t think he ever had a real chance of making the team anyway. There are just too many bodies in the way and he’s…

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Monday Mailbag: Leadership and Lines

Whats your favorite summer beer and why? — jdfromlangley (@jdfromlangley) September 17, 2018 I rarely if ever drink beer, believe it or not. It just doesn’t agree with me. Cider and wine too. Maybe I’m allergic to sulphites? In other words, my go-to summer beer is bourbon and soda. Coincidentally, my go-to winter beer is…

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WWYDW: The Bubble

Young Stars is over and main camp is just around the corner. The roster is unusually crowded this year, which means there are plenty of players on the bubble, and their performance at camp could make or break their season. Who do you think can surprise at camp and earn a full-time spot on the…

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WWYDW: Young Stars

The hockey season is nearly upon us, signaled as always by the approaching Young Stars Classic which begins this Friday at the Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton. The event is sure to be appointment viewing for any fan who has been jonesing for Canucks hockey this summer. The Young Stars Classic has lost a bit…

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Canucks Army Year In Review: Chris Tanev

Since establishing himself as an NHL regular in 2013-14, Chris Tanev has become the new industry standard for defensive defensemen. As the NHL has gotten younger, faster, and more skilled; big, lumbering, physical defensemen have gone the way of the dinosaur. Some would argue the best defense is a good offence, but there’s still a…

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WWYDW: Appointment Viewing

The Canucks announced the broadcast schedule on Monday morning, which means that the offseason is finally coming to a close and the prognosticating and speculation that comes with it will soon be replaced with actual games to analyze. So, it only seems appropriate to turn our attention to the upcoming season. What games will you…