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WWYDT: Replenishing the Canucks’ front office

If not for the tragic and infuriating state-sponsored brutality occurring south of the border — and in our own nation, if we’re being totally honest — rightfully dominating social media this week, #Canucks twitter would probably still be talking about Judd Brackett. Last week, GM Jim Benning announced Brackett’s fairly acrimonious departure from the organization, and in doing so…

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WWYDW: The Canucks winning it all this year

Welcome back to WWYDW, the only hockey column on the internet that actually encourages you to argue in the comment section. And on that note, we’ve got a doozy for you this week! Now that the Canucks fanbase has switched from mourning the loss of the 2019/20 season to Preparing for the Wild (check out…

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WWYDW: Nikita Tryamkin

Welcome back to yet another edition of WWYDW, the only hockey column in which your opinion doesn’t just matter — it’s the star attraction! Amidst all the talk of the NHL potentially resuming and the Vancouver Canucks finally returning to finish out the 2019/20, one member of the organization has been under intense focus and…

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Year (So Far) in Review: Tall Tales of Tyler Myers

Though the news broke a little early, the Vancouver Canucks made it official on July 1, 2019 — signing Tyler Myers from the UFA market to a five-year contract with an annual cap hit of $6 million. That certainly made Myers a big-ticket acquisition, even if his actual price-tag came in a lot lower than…

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The implications of a flat salary cap for the Vancouver Canucks

Almost a month ago, Andy Strickland first broke the news that the NHL was planning to keep the salary cap steady at $81.5 million for the 2020/21 season – a result of the loss of revenue caused by the COVID-19 hiatus. Players were told on a recent call, the salary cap will stay flat at…

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WWYDW: Markstrom Or Toffoli, Which One Do You Keep?

Happy Wednesday, folks, and welcome back to another exciting edition of WWYDW. We’re one week closer to the return of NHL hockey and the return to some sort of normalcy, and we appreciate you sticking with us through it all. Also appreciated? My new boss, David Quadrelli, letting me keep writing these…or, at the very…

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WWYDW: Your Healthy Canucks Lineup If The Season Resumes

Welcome back to another exciting edition of WWYDW. Thanks, as always, for sticking with us during these strange, strange times. We at CanucksArmy have spent the last couple weeks waxing poetically about the season’s end that never was, but recent rumblings now indicate that 2019/20 might not be dead in the water quite yet. The…

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WWYDW: A Flat Salary Cap And No Compliance Buyouts

Hello, cherished readers, and welcome back to another edition of the weekly WWYDW. Please accept our best wishes to you and all of yours. Before we get started this week, this author would like to take this opportunity to give Jackson McDonald a proper send-off. For those of you unaware, this will be Jackson’s last…

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Year (So Far) In Review: JT Miller’s MVP Season

On June 22, 2019 – the second day of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, held in Vancouver – the host Canucks acquired JT Miller from the Tampa Bay Lightning, sending Marek Mazanec, a 2019 third round pick, and a conditional first round pick in either 2020 or 2021 in return. To say that the trade…