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Canucks and Senators reveal Heritage Classic jerseys

  The “outdoor” game that will be played between the Canucks and Senators on March 2 at BC Place hasn’t exactly been riding a wave of hype and intrigue, though we did get our first dose of marketing today in Ottawa.

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Five ways to fix the Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks lost 3-2 in overtime on Monday night after outworking, out-shooting (39-22) and out-chancing the Kings. This was despite being the more desperate team, having home ice advantage and playing a backup goalie (albeit a capable backup who is red hot right now). After the most gut wrenching loss in recent memory last night […]

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Canucks vs Chicago Blackhawks Game Preview – November 23, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks are looking to build on a decent effort vs the Columbus Blue Jackets in a Saturday night tilt vs the hated Chicago Blackhawks at Rogers Arena. The Canucks will not lack for motivation as the Blackhawks are arguably their biggest rival. One thing is for sure, we won’t have to hear the […]

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Canucks vs Panthers Game Preview – November 19, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks look to get back into the win column with a Tuesday night tilt vs the Florida Panthers at Rogers Arena. The game against the Panthers marks the return of our old friend, Tim Thomas. Thomas has been mediocre at best in his return to the NHL and the Canucks would be more […]

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Vancouver Canucks: deal or no deal?

As the Vancouver Canucks offence has shriveled up and gone AWOL there has been mounting pressure on Mike Gillis to make a deal; from both the “pretend” and real media alike, and even more so from the fans. The preferred target of any deal would of course be an impact forward that could play in […]

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Alex Burrows and the reputation call

A funny thing happened near the end of the Canucks-Stars game tonight. With time ticking down and the Canucks pressing for the equalizing goal, it was chaos in front of Dallas Stars goal. Crosschecks, holding and interference galore, as both teams were in desperation mode. And then it happens, Alex Burrows gets called for the […]

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Stu’s Reality Check

EVERYBODY PANIC!!!! (seriously, we’re in trouble): Riding high after a 4-0 drubbing of the hated Leafs, a tough OT loss in Phoenix, and finally beating the Sharks, it was starting to look like this Canucks team would leave all of us who had wailed about the lack of offensive improvement and derided this team’s chances […]

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Canucks Re-Sign Eddie Lack to Two-Year Deal

The Canucks announced today they’ve signed backup goalie Eddie Lack to a two-year contract extension worth $2.3 million. The move comes just four starts into Lack’s NHL career, but clearly he has shown enough in those four starts for the Canucks to invest in him as Luongo’s backup for at least two more seasons. There […]

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Myth busting John Tortorella

We are now more than a quarter of the way through the 2013-14 season and I think it’s an appropriate time to do a bit of myth busting with regards to John Tortorella. Fans, media and players all seem generally impressed by what Tortorella has done thus far, which is a far cry from the […]

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Canucks vs Sharks Game Preview – November 14, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks look to get back into the win column with a Thursday night tilt vs the San Jose Sharks at the friendly confines of Rogers Arena. The Canucks are well rested having not played since Sunday night in Anaheim and have a recent dominating performance against the Sharks to fall back on. Last […]

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