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WWYDW: Offer Sheets

Free agency is looming, which means teams are gearing up to sign the best players of this year’s unrestricted free agent class to deals that are likely to cost them significant money and term. There’s an additional wrinkle to free agency this year, however. A lot of cap-strapped teams this year will be looking to…

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WWYDW: Offside Review

When Gabriel Landeskog failed to get back on the bench quickly during game 7 of the Western Conference Semifinallast week, it reignited the debate surrounding the NHL’s offside review process. Despite the fact that Landeskog was no longer considered part of the play, the NHL ruled that the Avalanche were offside on what would have…

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WWYDW: Tyler Myers

It’s no secret the Canucks are in need of a makeover on the back end. They were one of the league’s worst teams in terms of producing offense from the back end, and their bottom-ten shot share indicates they have some work to do on the defensive side of the puck as well. Quinn Hughes…

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Monday Mailbag: Trade Targets, Jake Virtanen, and Lucky Lager

Who would YOU draft at ten? Why? — Sportsfaucet (@sportsfaucet) April 21, 2019 Peyton Krebs is the best player I’ve seen listed that low, but I highly doubt he actually falls that far. Boldy and Caufield are the two players who seem to come up the most consistently and I can see the case for…

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WWYDW: Playoff Formats

*Author’s note: with the news of Jason Botchford’s passing, it didn’t feel right to publish this and bump Cat and Petbugs’ wonderful eulogy down the site in service of a weekly column. As we approach the third round of the playoffs, it’s a good time to take stock of how we got here, and the…

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WWYDW: Finding a President of Hockey Operations

Francesco Aquilini addressed rumours regarding the team’s search for a President of Hockey Operations yesterday afternoon via his personal twitter account. I want to correct erroneous media reports that I tried to hire Dean Lombardi. In fact, I've never spoken to Dean Lombardi in my life. — Francesco Aquilini (@fr_aquilini) April 23, 2019 One wonders…

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WWYDW: Sweep

It’s the story everyone is talking about. In a shocking upset, the Columbus Blue Jackets have swept the President’s Trophy-winning Tampa Bay Lightning after a 7-3 victory last night at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. It’s a familiar story for Canucks fans, who watched the home team suffer a similar fate six years ago, as they…