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CANUCKS ARMY MIDTERM PROSPECT RANKINGS #6: ANDREY PEDAN

Coming in at sixth on our Midterm Prospect Rankings is Andrey Pedan. Pedan, 23, is in his third year in the Vancouver Canucks system after coming over via a trade with the New York Islanders that saw Alexandre Mallet and a third round pick head the other way. After two solid seasons in Utica, Pedan looked to…

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CANUCKS ARMY POST-GAME: POWER FAILURE

The Vancouver Canucks found themselves going up against a struggling Philadelphia Flyers defense. On the back end of a road trip, the Canucks played a strong game at even strength. However, their struggles on special teams likely cost them a win as they fell 5-4 to the Flyers in a shootout.

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CANUCKS ARMY POST-GAME: Streak Snapped

Embed from Getty Images It was a tale of two offenses that were the exact opposite for each of their first 13 games. The New York Rangers came into tonight’s game leading the league in goals for while the struggling Canucks offense was tied with the Colorado Avalanche for least goals for.  That all changed…

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Canucks Army Prospect Profile #6: Brendan Gaunce

Brendan Gaunce checks in at sixth in our prospect rankings. The former centre turned winger has parlayed his success at a new position into one of his highest rankings yet. Gaunce, 22, just had his single most productive season in the AHL, reaching new heights offensively. Though Gaunce tallied a respectable 29 points in 74 games…

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CanucksArmy Prospect Profiles: #7 Jordan Subban

Coming in at seventh in our consensus rankings is Jordan Subban. The 2013 fourth rounder made his professional hockey debut in the AHL this past season. Subban had an illustrious OHL career where he registered 165 points in 253 games, including being a nearly point-per-game defender for the last three seasons he played in Belleville….

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Canucks Army Prospect Profile: #18 Alexandre Grenier

Alexandre Grenier checks in as the 18th ranked prospect in our consensus rankings of the Canucks’ prospect pool. At the start of last season, Grenier was ranked eighth. That was on the heels of a 2014-15 season which saw Grenier make significant strides as a key contributor for the Utica Comets in their Calder Cup…

Canucks Sign Defenceman Philip Larsen

Embed from Getty Images The Vancouver Canucks have signed defencemen Philip Larsen to a one year, $1.025 million deal. Philip Larsen signs with Canucks. 1 yr at $1.025 mil — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 1, 2016

McKenzie, Dreger: Canucks Favourites to Land Eriksson

Embed from Getty Images Kicking things off bright and early, TSN’s Bob McKenzie and Darren Dreger tweeted out their early expectations for free agency. Both Dreger and McKenzie have pegged the Canucks as favourites to land forward Loui Eriksson today: No locks, but early expectations: Lucic goes to Oilers. Nielsen goes to Red Wings. Ladd…

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Catch of the Day: Sam Gagner, Josh Jooris amongst Canucks UFA Targets

Embed from Getty Images With free agency being just under a day away, there are some minor details about who the Canucks have interest in outside of the big name players.  Per News 1130, the Canucks have expressed interest in forward Sam Gagner: Sam Gagner’s agent Jeff Jackson says number of teams have called about his…

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Canucks Planning to Buy Out Higgins, Keep Burrows Per Report

Embed from Getty Images It is reported that the Vancouver Canucks have finally made their decision on whether or not to buy out Chris Higgins and Alex Burrows. Per Matt Sekeres of TSN 1040 radio, the Canucks will be buying out Higgins and retaining Alex Burrows for the upcoming season. My understanding is #Canucks are bringing Alex…

Canucks Select Rodrigo Abols 184th Overall

Embed from Getty Images With the 184th overall pick, the Canucks selected a familiar face in Rodrigo Abols. Abols was invited to the Canucks’ prospect camp last year, impressing both management and fans along the way. Unfortunately, due to the NHL’s CBA, the Canucks were unable to sign Abols to a contract.  Abols was unranked by both Central…

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Canucks Army Year In Review: Markus Granlund

Embed from Getty Images Markus Granlund never quite fit with the Calgary Flames, finding himself a mainstay in the press box at the Saddledome before being dealt to the Vancouver Canucks on February 22nd for Hunter Shinkaruk. Granlund, 23, was valued by the Canucks for his combination of skill, versatility as a winger and centre…