Free Agency

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Wellwood Back for Another Season… at $1.2 million

While Wellwood’s salary/term has yet to be figured out, in an interview with the TEAM 1040, Wellwood’s agent said that he would be back in Vancouver. Apparently Wellwood’s demands were not high enough for the Canucks to walk away from.

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What is Garth Snow Doing?

No, not what is he doing here with Charles Wang, but this time the former goaltender has gone goalie shopping crazy!

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Raycroft's In, O'Brien's Back, Wellwood's to Arbitration

Will the real Andrew Raycroft please stand-up? Andrew Raycroft, pictured above with the Calder Trophy, was named rookie of the year with the Bruins in 2003-04. Since then, he has had one sub-par year with the Bruins, two with the Leafs, and backed-up the immortal Petr Budaj last year in Colorado.

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Meet the New Guy

On Friday, the Canucks signed right winger Mikael Samuelsson to a 3 year contract paying him $2.5 million a season. This brings a few different things to the team.

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Eklund, Tweeting and the New Volcano Taco!

Just a few thoughts about some of the rumours we’ve heard in the last few days about free agency. With rumour blogs such as Eklund / countless twitter accounts, asks: what stories have they really broken?

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Sedins Re-sign, Gaborik to the Rangers and More!

That’s right! The twins are back, this time making $6.1 million a season. That can only mean one thing. Now Sedin bashers will be adding “overpaid” to the list of things they don’t like about the Sedins (also on the list? They’re Swedish, soft, too polite, boring, don’t produce in the playoffs, too slow, etc.). All the Sedins have done is disprove each one of those allegations one by one, which is why they are indeed worth $6.1 million.

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Free Agent Shopping List

With free agency beginning tomorrow, let’s look at players who should be at the top of the Canucks shopping list.

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The Night Before Christmas…

On the day before July first, there’s still a lot of uncertainty as to which direction the Canucks will go, not just for next season, but the next bunch of seasons. Daniel and Henrik, fresh off a Stockholm visit from Mike Gillis and their agent JP Barry, are presumably pondering a last ditch offer from […]

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