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WWYDW: Jerseys

In honour of the team’s 50th anniversary, the organization allowed fans to vote on a throwback jersey to be worn as an alternate on select nights for the 2019-20 season. The results are in, and the flying skate won in a landslide.  With the organization nearing its 50th year with an apparent willingness to shake…

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Roster Down The Road: Defensive Wildcards

It’s been a cooler week in BC, yet the province remains ablaze. So, as Canuck fans patiently wait for the smoke to subside, we continue to eagerly await the arrival of Elias Pettersson, Quinn Hughes, and other notable prospects in the Vancouver system. With this current group of future prospects and current young players, I…

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How to enjoy the 2018-19 Canucks

Another heat wave is about to hit Vancouver but the NHL season is just on the horizon. Yesterday, we found out that the organization would be wearing the Flying Skate jersey for a couple of games during the 2019-20 season and it resulted in some fans looking forward to seeing the beautiful jersey back on…

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S is for Skinner

Well, here I was just minding my own business watching international shipping traffic for a few weeks when hockey twitter had to go and blow up over the Jeff Skinner trade. There’s been plenty of hot takes on both sides of this trade, but most are focusing solely on the relative values of the players…

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Monday Mailbag: Elias Pettersson’s Linemates, Young Stars, and the Salary Cap

If the Canucks don’t make any deals from now until october and assuming Gaudette earns a spot and Vancouver goes with 14 Forwards how gets cut from the 15HorvatBoeserBaertschiVirtanenGagnerSutterLeipsicGoldobinSchallerRousselGranlundGaudettePetterssonBeagleEriksson — Nucks Fan (@NucksJays) August 12, 2018 To be honest, I’m not sure I can see Gaudette making the team out of camp given how many…

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The flying skate jersey is back

It’ll be the Canucks 50th anniversary in 2019-20 and, to celebrate, the organization allowed fans to decide which jersey they should introduce as a throwback to be worn on select nights. They had three options — the Halloween V jersey, the flying skate, and the early 2000s Orca jersey — to choose from. The flying…

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Canucks Cuppa Joe: Doug Bodger

This series is a chance to look back at some of the forgotten Canucks over the years as the team approaches their 50th year in the NHL. Some are more noteworthy than others, and if you have any memories of seeing these guys play, feel free to add them in the comments.  I was fortunate…

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Roster Down The Road: Goaltenders

The sun is out, the weather is warm, and the hockey news in Vancouver has dried up after a furious end to July. So, while Canuck fans eagerly await the arrival of Elias Pettersson, Quinn Hughes, and other notable prospects in the Vancouver system I started to ponder. With this current group of future prospects…

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WWYDW: State of the Blog

The hockey world has come to a grinding halt, so we’ll turn our attention to goings-on at CanucksArmy for this week. As most of you are aware, J.D. Burke stepped down as managing editor last week. In his stead steps Ryan Biech, who wrote about the state of the blog in this post yesterday morning. We’re…

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Help choose the Canucks throwback jersey for 2019-20

It will be an exciting couple of seasons for the Canucks as they get ready to celebrate their 50th year in the NHL. It starts with the Canucks hosting the 2019 NHL Entry Draft and it appears that the next thing to be announced is a throwback jersey for select games during the 2019-20 season…

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A Look Ahead At The 2018/19 Utica Comets

Psst… don’t look now, but hockey season is starting to creep up on us. We are now into August, which means that training camp and pre-season are right around the corner. What better time than now to take a look at what options could lay ahead for Comets head coach Trent Cull and his staff for…

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