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Dan’s The Man!

For the Canucks fans the wait is over as they welcome home B.C. boy Dan Hamhuis, to a reported 6 year deal for $4.5million per year.  Last season he scored 5 goals and 19 assists for the Predators.  The 6ft 1", 203lb, 27 year old was coveted by many teams.

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There Is A New D-man In Van-Exclusive Interview With Lee Sweatt:

It’s almost a month since the Vancouver Canucks were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoff’s, the dust has settled and everyone and their Auntie have analyzed and over analyzed what went wrong. The players may now even be more concerned with how they will get a birdie on the eighteenth hole then anything pertaining to…

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It’s Not Over Yet

After a 7-4 defeat at the hands of the Blackhawks, the Canucks headache is getting worse. Will the dark cloud looming over Canuck nation finally blow away? Vancouver have certainly put themselves in a very difficult position, but a comeback is still possible, with a win tomorrow night the tables can be turned, the battle…

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It’s Time To Believe

On Saturday April 10th the Canucks beat the Flames 3-7 in a game that completed the regular season for both teams. After the game GM Place was echoing with the sound of jubilant Canucks fans chanting MVP at the top of their voices, for newly crowned Art Ross Trophy winner Henrik Sedin.

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Searching For A Play-off Hero

 The regular season is quickly drawing to a close for the Vancouver Canucks and its faithful fans. When the playoffs begin in just over a week’s time each player will take part in the ultimate battle for Stanley Cup supremacy. Certain members of the team will unfortunately be unnoticed and in years gone by…

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Is Kyle All Well And Good For Vancouver

  Now that Ryan Kesler has been awarded a contract extension, the position of first and second line center will be filled for at least the next six years. So what about the role of third line centre, who could be the best candidate for that job? Kyle Wellwood currently fills that spot.

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Looking In The Face Of Adversity

 The passing of time can often be a cruel occurrence, on March 15th Canucks.com proudly reported that Mikael Samuelsson had been named the NHL’s first star of the week, for the week of 8-14 March. During that time Samuelsson accrued some impressive stats, ten points six goals and four assists in four games. Then…

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The Longest Trip In History

On January 30th the Vancouver Canucks started what was to be the longest road trip in NHL history. During this time they traveled a total of 20,737 kilometers. The first game of the colossal fourteen game expedition began with a win against the Leafs, it ended on March 10th with an overtime loss to Phoenix….

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Sometimes less is more

Vancouver has become notorious for its lack of activity at the trade deadline. Last year, Mike Gillis opted to do absolutely nothing; a year earlier Matt Pettinger was the sole acquisition. Yesterday was also a relatively quiet affair with only three deals made.

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O Canada: The True Story Of A Nation’s Obsession with Hockey

It’s hard to pinpoint a definitive time or place that hockey was invented. There are many arguments and people always have different opinions. It’s generally accepted that during the eighteen hundreds, British soldiers played a version of the game while they were stationed in Nova Scotia. Another story tells of a teacher at the Kings…

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Tough Guys

There are many NHL teams that covet tough-guy players. Players like Carcillo, Ott and Laraque can earn a very good living from playing the role of a pugilist or for administering bone-shaking body checks to opposing players. Some even act as a bodyguard who protect their teams’ star players. Athletes who compete at this level…