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The Best 2013-14 Canucks Fan Road Trips

The NHL released its schedule last week and if you’re like me, that’s the signal to begin looking into Canucks fan road trips! With division realignment placing the Canucks in a division with the Californian teams and a balanced schedule allowing the Canucks to visit every NHL city, this year is the best year in […]

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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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Slow News Day – Mason “The Filthy Milt” Raymond re-signed.

“Just because you can skate, it doesn’t mean you’re going to have a successful time out there” – Mason Raymond. In what is probably second only to news regarding Dale Weise in terms of making me aggravated, the Vancouver Canucks have announced that they have come to terms with restricted free agent and worlds filthiest […]

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Stay Calm. It’s July 3rd, things will work out.

If there was such thing as a panic button in Vancouver it would be tromped on daily. People would be jumping, both knees touching their chin and landing both feet on to it alerting everyone that the Canucks are a mess and that it is in fact time to panic. This time last year the […]

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Canucks sign Jason Garrison, lose Salo.

The Vancouver Canucks have signed Whiterock, BC native Jason Garrison to a six year, $27.6 million dollar contract. The contract carries a cap hit of $4.6 million per season, a figure that according to some is a lot less than he could have gotten. It’s believed he took less to play closer to home. Entering […]

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The case for reclamation: Peter Mueller v Guillaume Latendresse

Hey everyone, I wanted to take a break from the UFA of the Day and post something I thought was sort of interesting. If you can get through it and my child like spelling and grammar, then we’re going to be just fine. This is a little piece called “The case for reclamation”. Reclamation projects; […]

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Seattle could be getting a new arena… and an NHL Team in the near future

There is some interesting news this week concerning the NHL possibly moving the Phoenix Coyotes to Seattle this week. More from the Vancouver Sun: That was the puck chatter north and south of the border, after an article appeared in the Seattle Times over the weekend, stating talks between city staff and San Francisco multimillionaire […]

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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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The Canucks Aren’t Good Enough 5-on-5

Something that hasn’t received enough attention until only recently is how poor the Canucks have been at 5-on-5 play. Sure their power play is fantastic at a league best 26.7% and their penalty killing is respectable, ranking 12th in the league at 84.4%. But it is their play at even strength that is concerning. Currently […]

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Pavel Bure Deserves to be in the Hall of Fame

Today the Hockey Hall of Fame inducted four more players: Ed Belfour, Joe Nieuwendyk, Doug Gilmour and Mark Howe. As always, the inductees are quickly praised before the hockey world debates who should have been inducted, but wasn’t. And for another year, the Pavel Bure argument has gained more momentum. The hall of fame is […]

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