Free Agency

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Canucks Free Agent Frenzy Targets

Free agent frenzy begins tomorrow morning at 9am and the Canucks will need to find a bargain. Vancouver is already committed to 9 forwards, 5 defencemen and 2 goalies for a total cap hit of $56.8 million. That leaves about $7.5 million of a cap space to spend on 4 forwards and 3 defencemen. That […]

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Mike Gillis’ Big Money Contracts

It’s no secret that after two first round series exits, Mike Gillis is on the hot seat. He has fired his coach and any future failures will be on him. But lets not lose perspective here. The Canucks have undergone their most successful time (by a lot) in the time that Mike Gillis has been […]

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Cam Barker. Yes THAT Cam Barker.

Hey everyone! Been a while since I’ve posted on here. Hell, it’s been a while since I’ve had anything post anywhere! With “lockout out this” and “hockey related revenue that”, it felt like hockey would never be back and I would never get to post another one of my grammatically incorrect blog posts on to […]

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Canucks in hot pursuit of Shane Doan… at least they should be

With Zach Parise and Ryan Suter signed, the attention of the hockey world is on Shane Doan. Doan, 35, is still unsigned but apparently wants to stay in Phoenix. He also wants a multi-year deal. The big question is, if he signs a multi-year deal with the Coyotes, will they still be in Phoenix after […]

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Slow News Day – Mason “The Filthy Milt” Raymond re-signed.

“Just because you can skate, it doesn’t mean you’re going to have a successful time out there” – Mason Raymond. In what is probably second only to news regarding Dale Weise in terms of making me aggravated, the Vancouver Canucks have announced that they have come to terms with restricted free agent and worlds filthiest […]

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Dalse Weise files for salary arbitration

In what can only be described as a slow news day, The agent for Vancouver Canucks forward Dale Weise has decided to file for salary arbitration, this news comes courtesy of News 1130 sports.

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Jason Garrison, beyond the numbers

The Canucks signed Jason Garrison the other day to a whopping 6 year $27.6 million deal. The response in the hours and days afterwards have been all over the map. Some see this as a gross overpayment of a player that had one lucky season, others see it as a case of the Canucks getting a […]

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Canucks sign Jason Garrison, lose Salo.

The Vancouver Canucks have signed Whiterock, BC native Jason Garrison to a six year, $27.6 million dollar contract. The contract carries a cap hit of $4.6 million per season, a figure that according to some is a lot less than he could have gotten. It’s believed he took less to play closer to home. Entering […]

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UFA of the Day: Part Deux! Zenon Konopka

It’s your lucky day! Two! Two UFA of the Day posts today. They both deal with toughness, the first was Brandon Prust, now we turn our attention to Zenon Konopka. Name: Zenon Konopka Age: 31 Size: 6’0″, 209 Lbs Why the Canucks might want him: If the Canucks target Zenon Konopka it wouldn’t just be […]

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UFA of the Day: Brandon Prust

Today on this not so gorgeous Saturday I battle what is either the start of a cold, or a hangover. But either way, here is today’s UFA of the Day. It addresses something I haven’t written about yet. Toughness. Here is Brandon Prust in today’s UFA of the Day. Name: Brandon Prust Age: 27 Size: […]

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