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WWYDW: Shotgun Jake

Jake Virtanen’s gotten off to a red-hot start this season, scoring 8 goals though his first 20 games, earning a spot on the team’s top line with Elias Pettersson. Unfortunately, Virtanen’s strong play on that line has coincided with a dip in Petersson’s production. One could argue the regression was inevitable, but it’s led to…

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Mailbag Part Two: Everyone Asks Me About William Nylander

What would the Canucks have to give up to get Nylander? — Laura πŸ’πŸ’šπŸ’™ (@canucks181) November 11, 2018 What would be a fair trade for Vancouver to acquire William Nylander from the Maple Leafs? — Howard Ng (@howardng02) November 11, 2018 Not saying the Canucks should go after Nylander but what would the offer have…

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Monday Mailbag: Alex Nylander, Sam Gagner, and Trading Brandon Sutter

Judging by the possibility of Canucks draft position in the 20’s. Do you see brackett taking a chance on 5’6” caufield? — mike higashi (@hirokidude) November 12, 2018 If prior selections are any indication, Judd Brackett is intimately familiar with the USHL and doesn’t seem to let small stature be a deterrent. It really just…

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CanucksArmy Postgame: Two Late

The Canucks lost a heartbreaker this afternoon in Buffalo. They got a solid performance from Jacob Markstrom and goals from Virtanen, Eriksson, and Gudbranson, but gave up two late tallies and failed to capitalize on two four-on-three powerplays as they fell to the Sabres 4-3 in the shootout. HIGHLIGHTS And just like that, #Canucks lead…

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WWYDW: Linemates

Elias Pettersson is off to one of the best starts to a career in NHL history, becoming one of just a handful of NHL players to score ten goals in their first ten games. What’s more impressive is he’s done it without a lot of help. His most common linemates at even-strength so far this…

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WWYDW: The Kids Are All Wrong

The Canucks have gotten off to a surprisingly decent star this season, going 7-6-0 in their first 13 games to occupy the second spot int the Pacific. They’ve also benefited from lights-out performances from their top two centres, which has overshadowed the goings-on with the prospects in Utica and their struggles to stay in the…

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Monday Mailbag: Rollover Edition

Author’s Note: I went through some personal stuff this week that made it impossible to complete part two of last week’s mailbag. It’s very important to me that everyone gets an answer, so I’ll be responding to last week’s questions today. what’s it going to take to get Guddy out? do you think this is…

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WWYDW: Loui Eriksson

Loui Eriksson became a talking point this week, earning the praise of his coach prior to the Canucks’ matchup against Boston and the ire of some fans following a notably poor performance against the Washington Capitals. Regardless of how you feel about the player, it’s been clear for some time now that he’s not worth…