Canucks Sign Thatcher Demko to Two-year Contract Extension

The Canucks took care of some business yesterday, signing Thatcher Demko to a two year contract extension TWO MORE YEARS! #Canucks have re-signed Thatcher Demko to a two-year contract extension. Details ⬇ — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) April 24, 2019 The full press release is as follows: Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim…

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CanucksArmy Year In Review: Luke Schenn

The unlikeliest stories usually start in the unlikeliest ways. If I had told you at the beginning of the Vancouver Canucks’ 2018/19 season that, by the end of the year, Luke Schenn of all people would be challenging Elias Pettersson and Jacob Markstrom for the title of biggest surprise of the year, you could hardly…

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WWYDW: Finding a President of Hockey Operations

Francesco Aquilini addressed rumours regarding the team’s search for a President of Hockey Operations yesterday afternoon via his personal twitter account. I want to correct erroneous media reports that I tried to hire Dean Lombardi. In fact, I've never spoken to Dean Lombardi in my life. — Francesco Aquilini (@fr_aquilini) April 23, 2019 One wonders…

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Why The Focus Should Be On Jake Virtanen

From the time he was drafted as a project piece to the birth of #ShotgunJake, Jake Virtanen has been scrutinized for what type of player he is, who he isn’t, and who he should be. He turns 23 in August and will be entering his fifth season in the NHL; pretty impressive for a player…

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CA Podcast: April Mailbag ft. Ryan Schaap of PucksOnNet

It’s that time of the month again! No, not that one, it’s time for the monthly mailbag of the Canucks Conversation. This month we are joined by Ryan Schaap. Ryan has been hosting the Pucks on Net podcast for the last six years and we will dive into all the questions from Twitter. The questions…

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CanucksArmy Year In Review: Tim Schaller

A few months ago, CanucksArmy took a look at Tim Schaller’s first four months with the Vancouver Canucks in the aptly-titled “What The Heck Happened To Tim Schaller?” As that headline suggested, Schaller’s debut with his third organization had been decidedly less-than-successful. The numbers were bleak. After a 22-point season with the Boston Bruins, Schaller…

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CanucksArmy Year In Review: Josh Leivo

The Canucks biggest trade win likely came on December 3rd, 2018 when the Canucks shipped out AHLer Michael Carcone in return for Josh Leivo. Leivo stepped into the spotlight immediately as it only took him 7 minutes to make an impact and score his first goal as a Vancouver Canucks. Leivo had a good start…

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Who will be joining the Comets next season?

Yesterday, I wrote about all the players that are waiver exempt in the organization and how long they will be exempt. There wasn’t really any shocking revelations about what may happen next season but it does make us look at the group that the Canucks hope will provide their NHL depth and how to balance…

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