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Canucks vs Sharks Game Preview – October 10, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks host their newest nemesis, the San Jose Sharks, tomorrow night at Rogers Arena. The season opener vs. the Sharks was a spirited affair, but one that ended with a similar result, a 4-1 loss in the Shark Tank. The Canucks have lost eight straight games to the Sharks (I refuse to count […]

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Rob’s Thoughts: Cory Schneider and the goaltending soap opera returns to Vancouver

This article was also posted on VanCity Buzz. In the most anticipated Tuesday night Devils-Canucks game in history, Cory Schneider will play his first game against his old team and his old friend Roberto Luongo. It’s been just over three months since the Canucks traded Schneider for the ninth overall pick (Bo Horvat), which elevated […]

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Canucks vs Devils Game Preview – October 8, 2013

The Canucks are back at the friendly confines of Roger’s Arena after a lack-luster effort turned into home-opener ruining victory over the Calgary Flames (or more accurately, the Abbotsford Heat). Normally a match-up against the New Jersey Devils wouldn’t be much cause for excitement. However, Tuesday night marks the return of an old, red-headed, friend… […]

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Canucks vs Flames Game Preview – October 6, 2013

The Canucks head into Calgary after stomping all over the Oilers at home (just like the good old days) and giving fans a whole lot of optimism after a mini panic set-in across Canuck nation on Thursday. Last Game The high flying/high scoring Canucks were back for one night at least, beating the Oilers 6-2 […]

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Canucks vs Oilers Game Preview – October 5, 2013

After a less than impressive season opener, the Canucks will try to get off on the right foot at home on Saturday night against the upstart Edmonton Oilers. Alex Burrows was seen limping after blocking a shot on Thursday. Burrows didn’t practice on Friday but is expected to play (UPDATE: Burrows is injured for a […]

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Kesler’s Health the Biggest Gut Check for Canuck Fans

Please welcome our newest writer Matt Fisher! You can follow Matt on Twitter at @vancouvermatt While the goaltending soap opera surrounding the Vancouver Canucks received the lion’s share of the press during the off-season, it’s fair to say the Canucks’ fortunes in 2013-14 rest less on Roberto Luongo’s shoulders, than on their second-line centre, Ryan […]

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Canucks vs Sharks Game Preview – October 3, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks will begin their 2013-14 season on the road in San Jose, the same place their season ended last season. There are more questions than answers as the Canucks enter this season and getting a good start to the season this year is of particular importance.

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Gambling on the Canucks by Capper Dan

I’m pleased to introduce our resident sports gambling writer: Capper Dan. I have known Dan for a long time and he will gamble on just about anything. He is also a massive Canucks fan and a voice of authority on the subject of sports gambling. Enjoy! The NHL season is fast approaching and for gamblers […]

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Ian Predicts the Pacific Division

Ian Lusher is back for his second article with RobTheHockeyGuy. Follow Ian on Twitter at @IanLusher It’s that time of year where the experts prognosticate where teams will end up in their respective divisions for the upcoming season.  I’ve never been called an expert, but I have been labelled an unbiased homer from time to […]

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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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