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Canucks 2019-20 broadcast schedule released

Televised Vancouver Canucks hockey is just a few weeks away. The Vancouver Canucks broadcast schedule for their 50th anniversary 2019-20 season has been released. Sportsnet issued a press release today detailing their plans for coverage this year. Sportsnet will once again be broadcasting all 82 games for the Canucks as the team’s regional rights holder….

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Ex-Canuck goalie Eddie Lack joins Arizona State as goalie coach

Ex-Canucks goaltender Eddie Lack is taking the next step in his career. The 31-year-old netminder announced on Twitter that he’s been playing through hip pain the last six years and his body isn’t allowing him to play professional hockey at this time. Lack announced that he’s taking a break from manning the crease and will…

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Why JT Miller should be on the Boeser-Pettersson line

The Vancouver Canucks made a splash on day two of the NHL draft when they traded  a conditional first round pick to the Tampa Bay Lightning for forward JT Miller. That splash may have soaked Canucks fans at the time and probably still has more than a few people up in arms. The timeline that…

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Travis Green discusses Loui Eriksson and Brock Boeser’s contract

Travis Green talked about some of the most pressing issues surrounding the Canucks in his first interview since the NHL Draft in June. The Canucks head coach opened up to Sportsnet’s Ian MacIntyre about the Loui Eriksson situation, RFA Brock Boeser’s contract status and Vancouver’s offseason additions among other topics. Boeser remains unsigned with training…

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Getting the Most Points Out of a Canucks Lineup

Travis Green is in town for mid-summer coaching meetings and putting increasingly more thought into what his lineup may look like as the season approaches. Since it’s the middle of summer with a lack of news to report, we can have fun with that same exercise. There has already been a lot of speculation about…

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Whose Contract Is Bad Enough To Swap For Loui Eriksson’s?

On July 19, 2019—a day that will live in infamy for connoisseurs of hockey-related memes—the Edmonton Oilers traded Milan Lucic to the Calgary Flames for James Neal. In order to rid themselves of Lucic’s contract—widely considered to be among the worst in the league—the Oilers had to retain 12.5% and give up a conditional 3rd…

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The Jim Benning Five-Year Rewind: Free Agency Freshman Part 2

To recap, we’ve already spent time on The Jim Benning Five-Year Rewind rehashing—with the benefit of a half-decade’s hindsight—the first major moves of Benning’s tenure as GM of the Vancouver Canucks. In Issue #1 we tackled the Ryan Kesler deal, and after that we took on a trio of draft pick-related trades that included the…