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Watch HBO 24/7 Rangers-Flyers Episode 3

The good people over at YouTube are now wise to people uploading HBO’s 24/7, so unlike for episode 1 and episode 2 you have to go elsewhere to find episode 3.

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HBO 24/7 Rangers-Flyers Episode 2

Episode 1 lived up to the hype. It featured a whole lot of swearing (as usual), John Tortorella ripping into Marian Gaborik and Ilya Bryzgalov telling us about the universe.

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NHL Makes Division Realignment Official

The NHL took a bold step today, doing major division realignment that will differentiate it from every other North American sports league. The NHL will move from 6 divisions and 2 conferences to a new 4 conference format. The top 4 in each division makes the playoffs, with #1 playing #4 and #2 playing #3. […]

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Big Changes for Canuckz.com

The Canucks begin their preseason schedule today with a pair of games, one in Calgary and one in Vancouver. You may have noticed that Canuckz.com has been remarkably quiet in the weeks leading up to this. We’re quiet at the moment because we’re working on some major changes to this blog that will be seen before the season starts. I don’t want to put too much pressure on it, but it’s probably going to be the greatest thing you have ever seen in your life.

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Bring on the Sharks! Canucks-Sharks Series Preview

With their thrilling 3-2 game 7 victory over the Detroit Red Wings, the San Jose Sharks avoided a collapse of epic proportions and booked a ticket to Vancouver for the Western Conference final. Sharks… Canucks… Get excited Vancouver!

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Leave the Green Men Alone!

It was revealed during the second intermission of yesterday’s Canucks game on Hockey Night in Canada that the NHL has told the Green Men to knock off some of their antics beside the opposition penalty box. Apparently they’ve been told to not touch the glass. What’s worse is that Glenn Healy agrees with them!

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No Suspension for Raffi Torres… I'm Confused

Unless you missed game 3 of the Blackhawks-Canucks series and are living under a rock, you already know that this Raffi Torres hit on Brent Seabrook has been a hot topic in the last 24 hours:

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Raffi Torres suspended 4 games – NHL lacks consistency

Yesterday the NHL announced that Raffi Torres would be suspended four games (two in the regular season and two in the playoffs) for this hit on Edmonton Oilers forward Jordan Eberle:

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Hi NHL, Who the F'k Reads Comics Anymore?

Okay, so yesterday, Rob did a post about the NHL’s new Guardians project. First off, who the f’k reads comics anymore? I mean, I get that there are still plenty of longtime diehard fans of comics and graphic novels. But the goal of this partnership with Stan Lee is to attract young fans. Young fans […]

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A Canucks Superhero!

Well Canucks fans, what do you think of this? Meet “Canuck”, one of 30 NHL super heroes. Sort of like Batman if he lived in the sea. You can read all about his super powers here. This is all part of a new partnership between the NHL and the creator of Spider Man, Stan Lee. Will it inspire young fans to take an interest in the NHL? I’m not sure, but I guess it’s worth a shot. Personally, it’s not doing anything for me, but they’re kind of funny to look at.

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