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Players of Interest: Pacific Division

This article will serve as part 1 of 4 in a series that draws attention to notable players who could really turn heads in each division the upcoming season. These players could make waves by having the kind of year that creates a bigger name for themselves or by having bounce-back years; and if you’re…

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A Recent History of Drafted Goaltenders

In the last 20 years, scouting has come a long way and draft picks are made with more research behind them than ever before, which may have led to teams feeling more sure of themselves when stepping up to the podium. However, that self-assuredness seems to apply more to drafting forwards and defencemen as opposed…

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Getting the Most Points Out of a Canucks Lineup

Travis Green is in town for mid-summer coaching meetings and putting increasingly more thought into what his lineup may look like as the season approaches. Since it’s the middle of summer with a lack of news to report, we can have fun with that same exercise. There has already been a lot of speculation about…

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Looking Back: Bo Horvat’s First Five Years in the NHL

The 9th overall pick in the 2013 draft will enter his 6th pro season as fans clamor for him to be given the captaincy. Time flies, doesn’t it? Being a top-ten pick comes with great expectations, and doubly so when you’re the return for the player many saw as the Goalie of the Future. Horvat…

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Deep Dive: What Can J.T. Miller Bring to the Canucks?

Now that the dust has settled on the trade, it’s time to talk about J.T. Miller, who looks to be a very positive addition for the Canucks. Miller will likely get a look on the top line with Pettersson and Boeser at 5-on-5 and on the powerplay as well. As mentioned on this site previously,…

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Canuck Defencemen in Transition

The starting six on the back end seems to be set and now the focus can shift to figuring out what pairings make the most sense. As a group Canucks defencemen were below league average with their transition play and this will be something they will most certainly need to improve on. The additions of…