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The Twitter Life of Jeff Paterson

A week ago I wrote a brilliant piece to show how the Vancouver Sports Media is overly negative.  I thought I had put this topic to bed, but I started noticing an interesting trend with the tweets of Jeff Paterson (@patersonjeff) before and during the Canucks game vs the Colorado Avalanche. It is funny because Paterson […]

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Is the Vancouver Sports Media Too Negative?

I have had the opinion for quite some time that the Vancouver sports media are much too negative when it comes to anything and everything to do with the Vancouver Canucks. I’m not saying that all journalists/reporters/media types are negative. Guys like Dan Murphy, Jason Botchford and Don Taylor are actually quite balanced when covering […]

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Alex Burrows is going to get paaaaaaaaaaaaaid.

Hey everyone, It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything on here that wasn’t a back handed compliment to Mason “the little milt that couldn’t” Raymond or a random piece of funny Canucks news, like the hilarious bit about Dale Weise and him going to salary arbitration. Today I wanted to forget it’s Monday and […]

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Canucks announce Baumgartner as assistant coach of Chicago Wolves

The Vancouver Canucks have announced that Nolan Baumgartner will be an assistant coach of the Chicago Wolves. Baumgartner will join newly appointed head coach Scott Arniel behind the bench next season.

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Stay Calm. It’s July 3rd, things will work out.

If there was such thing as a panic button in Vancouver it would be tromped on daily. People would be jumping, both knees touching their chin and landing both feet on to it alerting everyone that the Canucks are a mess and that it is in fact time to panic. This time last year the […]

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The case for reclamation: Peter Mueller v Guillaume Latendresse

Hey everyone, I wanted to take a break from the UFA of the Day and post something I thought was sort of interesting. If you can get through it and my child like spelling and grammar, then we’re going to be just fine. This is a little piece called “The case for reclamation”. Reclamation projects; […]

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Random trade deadline thoughts

It’s 11:30pm, the night before the trade deadline and I’m doing what you may be doing right now, trying to cook up scenarios in which the Canucks acquire something significant before the noon (Pacific time) deadline. I’m not going to go into any great detail on these guys (I get into a lot more detail […]

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Finishing first this year will be very important for Canucks

It goes without saying that finishing first in the conference is very important, but it’s likely going to be a lot more advantageous this year than last. Last year, the reward for finishing in first place was a date with the Chicago Blackhawks. I don’t think I need to remind anyone how hard that turned […]

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The Higgins Barometer, Joel Ward Sucked, Reggie Bush Tweets Green Men and More!

One of the great things about this year’s Canucks has been the way the players have absorbed each other’s best qualities. Malhotra’s faceoff skill, Ballard’s hip checks, Sedin body positioning, and Bieksa’s tenacious yet positionally sound defence have been picked up by the entire team. The stud in the shared skills stable though is certainly Kesler’s sizzling every-inch-matters brand of intense puck pursuit. Even twinkle toed Mason Raymond has turned into a fore checking menace!

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Step Aside, Hazel Mae

It’s been seven days since our last posting on Canuckz.com, and if you’re wondering if this is because we’re getting fat and sassy after our Canuck Nation post was featured in Yahoo’s Puck Daddy blog, you may be right. Binh and I have spent the last week counting our money and collecting accolades from the blogging community.

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