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WWYDW: Waiting for Pettersson to Return

As we all know, Elias Pettersson has been placed on IR after sustaining and injury against the Canadiens when he got tangled up with fellow rookie Jesperi Kotkaniemi. Adam Gaudette has been recalled as a result. Pettersson’s absence leaves a giant hole in the Canucks offence, and if the last two games have been any…

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WWYDW: Trading Nikolay Goldobin

According to Elliotte Friedman, the Canucks may be interested in moving on from Nikolay Goldobin. It makes perfect sense, really. When you’re a young, rebuilding team and you have a chance to trade a 23-year-old with 23 points in 41 games, you obviously have to take it. Would you trade Nikolay Goldobin? If so, why?…

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Papa’s Got A Brand New (Year’s Day Mail)bag

New year, same old mailbag. I’m sorry to be tardy to the party, but this weekend was one of the most hectic of my entire adult life and there just wasn’t a spare moment to answer your questions. Onwards, to 2019 and beyond! What do the Canucks have in Roussel? Do you see his term…

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WWYDW: 2019 World Junior Championships

It’s Boxing Day, which means the hockey-obsessed among us will be settling in to watch the World Juniors. It also means we’re all hungover, so I’ll spare you the hypotheticals and just ask a straightforward question this week. Aside from Quinn Hughes, who are you most excited to see in action at the WJC and…

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Festivus 2018: The Airing of Grievances

Today is the most important day of the year for my people, and by “my people”, I mean anyone who consumed a lot of ’90s sitcoms. I’m talking, of course, about Festivus, the fictional holiday invented by Frank Costanza in a season 9 episode of Seinfeld.  I’m not big on holiday traditions, but there is one…