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CanucksArmy Post-Game: DC Disaster

Having recovered (hopefully) from a disappointing back-to-back against Toronto and Montreal, respectively, the Canucks were in DC to take on an always-thriving Washington Capitals team. Did they bounce back? Not tonight. The Canucks lost 3-1 to the Caps and extended their losing streak to 5 games. The Statistics Daniel Sedin: 1 goal Henrik Sedin, Alex…

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Plays of the Week: Dec 31st-January 6th, 2018

New year, new Canucks? Not sure quite about that yet. On the plus side, 3 of a possible 4 Canucks prospects playing at the World Juniors received a medal! Weekly Features Cheers and Jeers (J.D. Burke) What Would You Do Wednesday (J.D. Burke) Blackfish (Ryan Biech) Roundtable (J.D. Burke) Nation Network Radio Canucks Army World…

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Trevor Linden speaks: on the trade deadline, defensemen, and Jim Benning

I cannot pinpoint the particular individual – though I’m almost certain that it was a member of TSN 1040 – who explained the reason as to why interviews with Canucks management have been few and far between. At the recent NHL Draft in Chicago, the media relations departments of Canadian NHL teams expressed their awe…

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Plays of the Week: December 23rd-30th, 2017

For the most part, this week was pretty good. Christmas to start, World Juniors, NHL hockey – what more could you ask for out of a week? Our writers have been extremely¬†hard at work recapping every World Junior game, so be sure to send some stick taps their way! Weekly Features Monday Mailbag (J.D. Burke)…

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CanucksArmy Post-Game: Christmas Holid-yay!

Prior to tonight, the Canucks had one win in their last nine games and Christmas break couldn’t come faster. Players departed to their hometowns to spend quality time with their family and friends, then arrived back in YVR hoping to hit the reset button. Well, they did and it worked out for the better. The…

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Jonah Gadjovich named Player of the Game for Team Canada

Canucks prospects continued to excel today at the World Junior Championships in Buffalo. The first, and hopefully not the last, prospect to be awarded Player of the Game honours was none other than Canada’s own Jonah Gadjovich. Jonah Gadjovich named player of the game for Team Canada. Well deserved. #Canucks pic.twitter.com/5lodM88NSP — Janik Beichler (@JanikBeichler)…

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Report: Alex Burmistrov has retired from the National Hockey League

It seemed like the writing was on the wall for Alex Burmistrov. With minimal opportunities and clearly dissatisfied quotes, it became evident that Burmistrov was not a favourite of head coach Travis Green’s. According to his agent, Dan Milstein, Burmistrov has retired from the NHL. Alexander Burmistrov of Vancouver Canucks has retired from the NHL….

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No foot fracture for Boeser; timeline to be determined

The moment Brock Boeser reacted to blocking Mark Giordano’s shot last night, it wasn’t good. The agony on his face, followed by his inability to stand up, then having to literally push himself across the ice all signaled that it wasn’t good. Boeser’s status was unknown and everybody was worried. As has been the typical…

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Plays of the Week: December 10-16th, 2017

He may be down two linemates, but Brock Boeser is still going strong and making his case for the Calder! Currently on a 5-game point streak, Boeser has maintained and strengthened his lead in rookie scoring, both points-wise and goals scored. One of the lesser-publicized headlines, however, is that of Daniel and Henrik Sedin’s production…

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Trent Cull’s prospects update from Utica

It’s been quite some time since the Canucks’ minor league affiliate was stocked with so many promising youngsters as it is currently. Prior to the Linden-Benning era, the likes of Jordan Schroeder, Nicklas Jensen, and Brendan Gaunce represented the future of the team. The cupboard was bare and there were a minuscule amount of legitimate…