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Stick Taps: June 17th, 2018

Stick Taps: where I relay Canucks-related news and content that circulated throughout the Smylosphere this week. Rumours, opinion pieces, significant headlines and anything else worth noting to the fan base – I’ve got you covered!

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #2 Andrei Svechnikov

In most years, Barrie Colts forward Andrei Svechnikov would be a de facto first overall pick. This isn’t most years, and the player ahead of him is a generational calibre defensive prospect, Rasmus Dahlin. There isn’t a single tool absent from Svechnikov’s offensive toolkit. He can score in multiple ways and threatens to regularly from…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #3 Filip Zadina

Firmly in the third overall spot is the Czech winger, Filip Zadina A dynamic goal scorer with fantastic skating skill, Zadina impressed throughout the entire 2017-18 season with the QMJHL’s Halifax Mooseheads. Sure, it’s his performance at the World Junior Hockey Championships that caught everyone’s attention, but he’s shined all season regardless of the stage….

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #10 Adam Boqvist

When your game draws parallels with Erik Karlsson, you’re bound to generate hype. That’s been the case for Swedish defenceman Adam Boqvist, who’s hoping to hear his name called as the second blueliner after Rasmus Dahlin. The merit of those lofty comparisons to Karlsson makes sense when examining Boqvist’s raw offensive tools, but there’s also…

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