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Why Braden Holtby chose to come to the Vancouver Canucks

The last time Braden Holtby suited up for a Canadian hockey club, it was for the Saskatoon Blades of the WHL over ten years ago. He was then drafted by the Washington Capitals in 2008, and has been an elite starter for them ever since 2013. Now, the father of two is ready to move…

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Report: Chris Tanev signs 4 year deal with the Calgary Flames

Unrestricted free agent Chris Tanev has signed a four year deal with the Calgary Flames, according to multiple reports, the first of which came from TSN1040’s Rick Dhaliwal. Tanev looking at 4 years and 4.5 M in Calgary. — Rick Dhaliwal (@DhaliwalSports) October 10, 2020 The full breakdown of the deal isn’t known at this…

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Vancouver Canucks draft 6’4 defenceman Joni Jurmo with pick number 82

It took a while, but the Vancouver Canucks have made their first selection of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. The Canucks took defenceman Joni Jurmo with the 82nd overall selection in round three, the Canucks’ first of five picks in this draft. Jurmo is a smooth-skating 6’4 left-shot defenceman listed at 198 pounds. Here’s what…

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Vancouver Canucks sign RFA Zack MacEwen to two year deal

The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward Zack MacEwen to a two year deal with an average annual value of $825 thousand per year. The 24-year-old Charlottetown, PEI native appeared in 17 games for the Canucks, where he potted five goals and one assist. MacEwen had a strong showing during the Canucks’ second training camp in…