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The Daily Show Presents: The Boston Bruins are Hypocrites

Hypocrite (noun): a person who pretends to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that he or she does not actually possess, especially a person whose actions belie stated beliefs. Take it away Jon Stewart!

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Chris Tanev, Your Time is NOW

Two lackluster outings in a row on home ice as the Canucks continue to struggle without the concussed Sami Salo and Alain Vigneault has had enough. The Canucks announced on Wednesday that they would be re-calling defenceman Chris Tanev from the AHL. Tanev is getting the recall despite the fact that the Canucks have seven […]

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Rumour Time! Are Parros, Beauchemin, Moen, Gill and Doan Available?

From time to time I like to dream up trades involving the Canucks. Sometimes realistic, sometimes not. Today I’d like to take a crack at some realistic ones. Firstly, a bit of background. Mike Gillis was on the Team 1040 last week and proclaimed that the Canucks were ‘open for business’ on the trade front […]

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Meet the Newest Members of the Boston Bruins Cheerleaders: The Boston Media!

After the Canucks thrilling 4-3 win yesterday against the Boston Bruins yesterday, I decided to look for a Boston perspective on the game. What I read was downright frightening. Say what you want about Vancouver’s media, but they don’t openly bend the truth to any degree that they do in Boston. It seems as though […]

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I Miss Yulin’ with the Page

It’s been a few years since Sports Page went off the air and it’s always around this time of year that I really miss it. Their Christmas special, ‘Yulin’ with the Page’ was the best year in a review/blooper show there ever was. The small budgeted CKVU station did a way better job than big networks […]

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Remember Mark Messier? The Canucks Owe Him Some Cash

Mark Messier and the Vancouver Canucks will be going to arbitration over money that is still apparently owed to the retired crook hockey player. Great, now he’ll never get his jersey retired in Vancouver. Now, I know what you’re thinking: “didn’t Messier steal $18 million from the Canucks?” Messier, if you remember, played an uninspiring […]

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Is Jannik Hansen a Legit 2nd Line Winger?

With 15 points in 28 games, Jannik Hansen is off to a great start this season. A usual fixture on the Canucks third line this season and last, Hansen has also received some time playing time on the Canucks’ top two lines. Hansen has been pegged as a solid third line winger, with the ability […]

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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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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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Schneider to Start 6th Game in a Row; Media Giddy

Alain Vigneault announced his starting goalie today, and for the sixth straight time Vigneault will be giving Cory Schneider the nod. Giddy sports writers immediately hopped up and down at this news, with the prospect of the hottest controversy in this town since the Dickenson-Printers saga.

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