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The Canucks had a pretty good day at the draft (other than that whole goaltending mess)

If you’re reading this right now you’re probably a Canucks fan, which means that you’re also probably still pretty angry about the Cory Schneider trade. And you should be. I am. But lets look at the bright side. The Canucks have prospects again! The cupboard is no longer completely bare. Unfortunately they aren’t likely to […]

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Cory Schneider Traded… City of Vancouver Freaks Out

The Roberto Luongo saga ended Sunday afternoon at the NHL entry draft with… Cory Schneider being traded to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for their first round draft pick (9th overall). Bet you didn’t see that one coming. I think most people’s reaction to the trading of Cory Schneider was “that’s it?”. Fans of […]

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John Tortorella is the right choice to be the next head coach of the Vancouver Canucks

John Tortorella is the man that is most well suited to become the next head coach of the Vancouver Canucks. I will admit, this opinion took me a while to come around on. Tortorella is loud, rude, and has a temper. He is everything that Mike Gillis isn’t (style-wise anyway), but the man can coach. […]

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Rob’s Big Canucks Coaching Candidates List

The search to replace AV is now more than two weeks old and judging by the rumblings from insiders like Jason Botchford from the Province, the list of candidates is starting to become a little bit clearer. It sounds like Mike Gillis may take his time with this hiring, and will be interviewing a bunch […]

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Arguments I Hate: Mike Gillis Inherited This Team

Every now and then I like to dip into one of the prevailing narratives that surrounds the Canucks and disprove it in a little something I like to call: arguments I hate. Today’s argument I hate is that the Canucks have been successful despite Mike Gillis, not because of him. Under Mike Gillis’ reign as […]

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It’s time to fire Alain Vigneault

After an inconsistent regular season and a complete no show in the playoffs, for Alain Vigneault, it’s time to go. The most successful head coach in Canucks history has been in Vancouver for 7 seasons now, and the players need a new message. While he has his critics, AV has been behind the bench for […]

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They’re just not good enough: Canucks get swept by San Jose

It was one of the most disappointing first round series in Canucks history and not just for obvious reasons. The Canucks didn’t lose to the Sharks because of a bad bounce (of which there were a few) or bad penalties (of which there were lots). No, they lost because they weren’t good enough. This was […]

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Playoff Time! Sharks vs Canucks 1st Round Preview

One year ago, the San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings played each other in the final game of the regular season and the Sharks won 3-2, giving the Canucks the Kings in round 1. This year, the opposite happened. The Kings beat the Sharks in their final game (by the same 3-2 score) to […]

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BC Place to host a Canucks game in 2014

It appears the NHL doesn’t think you can have too much of a good thing. The annual Winter Classic held every year on New Year’s Day has been a huge success for the National Hockey League, and there have been rumblings for years that they want to add more outdoor games each year. If reports […]

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2013 Canucks Trade Deadline Preview – Defencemen Edition

With days left before the trade deadline, it’s clear to most that if the Canucks have designs on bringing the first Stanley Cup in team history home to Vancouver, they will need to do something. They have a need for a centre, which I outlined three days ago. That’s their primary need, but that’s not […]

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