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The Top 15 Canucks Prospects Ranked By NHL Readiness

The hockey side of the internet is already rife with prospect rankings. For fans of the Vancouver Canucks—a franchise that has gathered a fairly impressive stable of young players over the past few seasons—these rankings have no doubt been a fun and rewarding read. But for those fans who only follow the Canucks themselves, and…

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Which Canucks Are Due For A Scoring Increase In 2019/20?

Despite the arrival of Elias Pettersson, the Vancouver Canucks only scored 219 goals in the 2018/19 season—good enough for a tie with New Jersey for 25th place in the league. The paltry sum was also a full 100 goals short of the league-leading Tampa Bay Lightning—and that’s about as clear an indicator as possible of…

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Why Bo Horvat Should Be Captain Of The Vancouver Canucks Part 1

Alright, Canucks militants—we’ve finally reached the final destination on our Canucks captaincy carousel. In our first four stops, we looked at a few other candidates for the team’s vacant captaincy—including Alex Edler, Brock Boeser, Elias Pettersson, and Troy Stecher. On each of those occasions, a disclaimer was included—something along the lines of “Just because you’re…

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Why Troy Stecher Should Be Captain Of The Vancouver Canucks

There’s yet to be any official announcement, but every indication is that the Vancouver Canucks will be naming the 12th captain in team history—or 14th if you count Dan Quinn and Doug Lidster as “tri-captains” with Trevor Linden in 1990/91—sometime before the start of the 2019/20 season. But who will it be? In this series,…

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Why Elias Pettersson Should Be Captain Of The Vancouver Canucks

There’s yet to be any official announcement, but every indication is that the Vancouver Canucks will be naming the 12th captain in team history—or 14th if you count Dan Quinn and Doug Lidster as “tri-captains” with Trevor Linden in 1990/91—sometime before the start of the 2019/20 season. But who will it be? In this series,…

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Why Brock Boeser Should Be Captain Of The Vancouver Canucks

There’s yet to be any official announcement, but every indication is that the Vancouver Canucks will be naming the 12th captain in team history—or 14th if you count Dan Quinn and Doug Lidster as “tri-captains” with Trevor Linden in 1990/91—sometime before the start of the 2019/20 season. But who will it be? In this series,…

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Why Alex Edler Should Be Captain Of The Vancouver Canucks

There’s yet to be any official announcement, but every indication is that the Vancouver Canucks will be naming the 12th captain in team history—or 14th if you count Dan Quinn and Doug Lidster as “tri-captains” with Trevor Linden in 1990/91—sometime before the start of the 2019/20 season. But who will it be? In this series,…

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Monday Mailbag: Substitute Teacher Edition

Alright, class. It’s time to swap desks with your pals and answer “Present” when your name gets called—because Mr. McDonald is home sick today, and you’ve got a substitute. Pencils out, ring the bell, let’s go. what's a reasonable/projected draft pick that the Canucks could make at 10 that would be a BAD selection? (I…

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The Jim Benning Five-Year Rewind: Dodging The Ryan Kesler Bullet

The Vancouver Canucks hired Jim Benning as General Manager in late May of 2014—meaning that the fifth year of his tenure has already come and gone. In this series of Five-Year Rewinds, CanucksArmy will be taking a look at some of Benning’s most notable transactions—with the added benefit of a half-decade worth of hindsight. With…