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The Roundup

Which GM should the Leafs screw over; Houston rumors bring Flames arena back into spotlight; lots to be excited about with the Jets; can the Oilers mirror the Flames; Button shreds Chiarelli and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by the DailyFaceOff.

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Dispatches from the Kalamazoo Wings: November 23

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – After losing back-to-back games against the Adirondack Thunder last week, the Kalamazoo Wings needed to bounce back in their lone match this week against the Indy Fuel. The team saw the return of goaltender Michael Garteig from Utica, but defenseman Anton Cederholm was called up to Utica prior to facing the Fuel,…

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WWYDW: Boeser-Mania

Better late than never, right? That’s the underlying philosophy for this week’s What Would You Do Wednesday, brought to you by the day Thursday. This week, I’m talking about Brock Boeser. Who isn’t? Boeser has seven points over a five-game point streak, six of which are goals, including two straight games against the Philadelphia Flyers…

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Canucks Army Postgame: The Brock Star keeps on rolling

I’m sorry. I’m so sorry. After hearing it in the broadcast, though, I’m not changing the title. You can’t make me. FINAL SCORE: VANCOUVER CANUCKS 5, PITTSBURGH PENGUINS 2 THE RUNDOWN The Canucks came into their Wednesday night game against the Pittsburgh Penguins hoping to win two straight for the first time in November, riding…

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Comets Add Forward Brian Ward on PTO

For the second time in as many days, the Utica Comets have gone PTO shopping. After signing defenseman Joe Faust to a PTO yesterday, The Comets inked forward Brian Ward to a PTO today. When a player is signed to a PTO, (Professional Try-Out) they have up to 25 games to make an impression on…

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CanucksArmy Monday Mailbag: November 20th – Part Deux

I’ve had one hell of a week, so you’ll have to forgive me for taking my time to get to the Part Deux of the Monday Mailbag. Without any further adieu, let’s get to it. what are the best statistical tools in your opinion to measure how well a d man is playing — Joe…

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CANUCKSARMY GDT 22 – CANUCKS @ PENGUINS

The Canucks travel west to take on the pesky Penguins in a rematch of a game that didn’t exactly go the Pittsburgh’s way and absolutely favoured the Canucks. Vancouver’s Brock Boeser is making a mockery of the Canucks record book and finds himself in some exclusive company in the rookie scoring race. It could be…

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CanucksArmy Post-Game: City of Brotherly Love

Canucks cruise to a 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers Usually, a mid-November game in Philadelphia wouldn’t mean an awful lot for the Vancouver Canucks. Even more so now given where the Canucks are in their competitive cycle. Consider the circumstances that followed the Canucks from Vancouver to Philadelphia and the ones that sandwich tonight’s…

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On bias-confirming video and the definition of objective analysis

Every video analysis article ever has received the same comment: “I could collect clips of ten bad plays [insert team’s best player] made and argue he’s the worst player on the team.” I’m sure you could – but that’s not how analysis works. It is almost impossible for humans to turn off their biases and…

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Derek Dorsett returned to Vancouver with neck and back stiffness

#Canucks statement on Derek Dorsett, who has returned to Vancouver. pic.twitter.com/zCyyWEOBoq — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) November 21, 2017 According to a statement from the team, Derek Dorsett has been returned to Vancouver as symptoms of neck and back soreness flared up. The team, of course, is about to kick off a six-game road trip in…