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Canucks vs Ducks Game Preview – January 15, 2014

The Canucks are back in Anaheim and looking to build off of the street fight team effort they displayed against the Los Angeles Kings. Will the Canucks be continue their “us against the world” mentality with another fight filled affair? Or will they revert back to the skilled team that hasn’t been able to consistently […]

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Canucks vs Ducks Game Preview – January 5, 2014

The Vancouver Canucks continue their trip through hockey hell (California) on Sunday night with a game against the Anaheim Ducks. Can the Canucks respond to a tough loss against the LA Kings less than 24 hours later? Quite frankly I’m a little scared to find out.

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Canucks vs Ducks Game Preview – November 10, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks travel to Anaheim for their second of back to back games tonight to wrap up their four game road trip. How will the Canucks respond after a humiliating defeat at the hands of the Los Angeles Kings? Read on to find out.

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Is Bobby Ryan on his Way to Vancouver?

Loyal readers of this blog know that I love trade rumours. Not just trade rumours, but when you’re sitting around with your buddies and say “hey, what do you think the Canucks would have to give up to get Shea Weber”. Love it. I even came up with my own trade proposal last season, trying […]

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Canucks sit back and wait for Blackhawks, Ducks, Predators… Who do you want?

As you’ve no doubt heard by now, the Vancouver Canucks have locked up the President’s Trophy as the NHL’s top team in the regular season. We know this because they absolutely took the night off in their first meaningless game against the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night! But I digress. They’re the top dogs, which means we know that they will play whichever team ends up in 8th place in the conference. In case you haven’t seen the NHL standings in a while, here they are:

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Canuck Nation is BAD ASS

The Canucks just completed a southern California sweep against the Kings and Ducks, winning both games in impressive fashion. They played two desperate teams, played them tough and fought through tight checking and a lot of physical play to get a pair of wins. What’s more impressive though, is the fan support from Canuck nation in both games!

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Deadline Dealings: Canucks Acquire Higgins and Lapierre

Just when you thought the trade deadline was going to pass with Canucks general manager Mike Gillis doing nothing, he pulled off a pair of deals. The Canucks sent Evan Oberg and a 3rd round pick to the Florida Panthers in exchange for Chris Higgins. Gillis also acquired Maxim Lapierre and minor leaguer MacGregor Sharp (part of the all-name team) from the Anaheim Ducks for Joel Perreault and a 2013 3rd round pick.

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Are the Canucks Tough Enough? The Myth of the Heavyweight and the Role of the 4th Line

There has been a lot of nonsense spewing from the airwaves of the Team 1040 radio station in the last few days. You see, the Canucks have suffered a few injuries and in turn a few on air radio personalities (and callers) have decided that they need a heavyweight enforcer! I, for one, think it’s a gross overreaction.

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