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The Best Night For The Best People: All The Stand-Out Moments From The Sedins’ Jersey Retirement

The ceremony honouring the raising of Daniel and Henrik Sedin’s jerseys to the Rogers Arena rafters perfectly encapsulated the twins’ career with the Vancouver Canucks – it was humble, it was gracious, it was genuine. The Canucks organization earn top marks for putting together a tight, near-seamless 50-minute set that masterfully interspersed the typical humour…

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Boeser to miss at least two games

Vancouver Canucks F Brock Boeser will miss at least the next two games, the club announced Sunday. Boeser left Saturday’s game against the Calgary Flames and did not return.

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Will Any Canucks Prospects Make Their NHL Debuts in 2019-20?

In each of the three previous seasons, I’ve published articles about the likelihoods of various Canucks prospects making their NHL debuts in that particular season (see 2016-17 here, 2017-18 here, and 2018-19 here). Each year, I have done this in October, and this season I, unfortunately, missed the boat. As I recently reviewed the draft…

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The Canucks can Make History on the Sedins’ Jersey Retirement Night

The Canucks are returning home for “Sedin Week” with a chance to make history on Henrik and Daniel’s big night. The Canucks are currently on a nine-game winning streak on home ice. That is the second-longest single-season winning streak at home in franchise history. The record for home victories in a row is 11, achieved…

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Boeser may be scoring less, but his overall play has improved

In his third season, Brock Boeser’s development has taken an unpredictable turn. As a key to the Canucks offense, Boeser has seen his goal production dip, but has made up for it in other ways. In his third full NHL season, he’s made strides towards becoming a more well-rounded player, and has actually had a…

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Roundtable: Mid-Season Predictions

It’s a new year and a new edition of the roundtable after a long holiday-induced hiatus. The Canucks are now just past the halfway point of the season, which makes now as good a time as any to take stock of how they’ve performed so far and what we can expect heading into the remaining…

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What will it take for Quinn Hughes to actually win the Calder?

The only thing more challenging than winning the Calder Trophy as a goaltender is winning it as a defenceman. Since the NHL’s rookie of the year award was introduced for the 1936-37 season, 15 goaltenders and 13 defencemen have won the honour, with forwards securing the hardware the remaining 55 times. This season, however, two…

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Blackfish: CanucksArmy Prospect Report – December 8, 2019

Finally, some good news on the Olli Juolevi front in this week’s edition of Blackfish. We’re also talking World Junior selection camp and a couple of Swedish prospects continue their hot streaks. CHL Carson Focht was held pointless this week. Focht has cooled off after his strong start to the season. He is now 5th…