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WWYDW: Centre or Wing

We’ve officially reached the dog days of summer. The hockey world had ground to a halt, and anyone still following the Canucks has precious little elements left to dissect. In other words, it’s the time for lineup speculation. One player a lot of Canucks fans are speculating about Elias Pettersson. Not only about his potential…

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Monday Mailbag: Max Pacioretty, Waivers, and Quinn Hughes’ Future

Would VAN have any interest in Max Pacioretty if they could package: Sutter and a player like Baerstchi + another asset? Replacing Sutter's leadership well adding in more goals to replace the Sedin/Vanek point loss? — Steven Rush (@SteveRushca) July 15, 2018 Same question, but Panarin. Assuming he would want to extend with Canucks. —…

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WWYDW: What To Do With Quintin Hughes

Free agency has come and gone, which means news is slowing down as far as the home team is concerned. As a result, the question of Quinn Hughes’ future dominated the cycle this week. Our own Ryan Biech took a look at the Canucks’ options for Hughes next season yesterday, and he’s been a popular…

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Grading the Canucks’ 2018 Draft Class

The average hockey fan learns about draft eligible prospects in one of two ways. The first is by taking a look at the industry rankings and maybe watching highlights of the draft’s consensus top players. The second is by furiously googling a player’s name immediately after he’s been selected by your favourite team. This applies…

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WWYDW: Logjam

The Canucks added three new forwards in free agency on a well-publicized and controversial July 1. What once looked to be a rookie-laden Canucks lineup is now filled with veteran talent. So, we’ll keep it simple this week. Which rookies do you think should make the team next season? Which should start the season in…

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Former Canuck Anton Rodin Signs With Anaheim Ducks

Sportsnet’s Rick Dhaliwal is reporting that former Canucks winger Anton Rodin has signed in Anaheim. Can't help but cheer for Rodin after what he has gone through in the last 2 years with injuries. He gets another chance at the NHL. https://t.co/E0qJxuZqWD — Rick Dhaliwal (@DhaliwalSports) July 1, 2018 Rodin’s taken a long road to…

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WWYDW: Free Agency

The draft has come and gone, which there’s just one milestone left before the offseason begins in earnest: the NHL’s free agent frenzy. We know the Canucks are lacking in centre depth, so it’s likely they’ll be in on the action come July 1st. What free agents would you like to see the Canucks sign?…

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Mailbag II: The Sequel

Pouliot* #BahtaloDrom 🙄🙄🙄 — Stuart W. Dixon, MBA (@StuartDixonMBA) June 26, 2018 Bahtalo Drom, Stuart. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with the Canucks hedging their bets and keeping a full complement of LHD for the time being. It’s still unclear if Juolevi can or should make the team out of camp and it’s still…