1. No Panic in Canuckland

    So what’s all the fuss? Injuries are part of game, that’s why you cultivate your farm team. Canucks GM Mike Gillis has done a good job of trying to re-stock a depleted farm system, and we all know injuries are going to occur in a season...

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  2. Will the Vancouver Canucks survive the loss of Daniel Sedin?

    Do the Vancouver Canucks have enough depth to cover the loss of Daniel Sedin, their leading goal scorer, for the past three seasons, for the next 14 games? As most people know, the Sedins have ...

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  3. A Whole Lotta Firsts for the Vancouver Canucks

    Now the collective province of British Columbia can exhale, as the Nucks broke out of that losing slump with a number of firsts. Let’s see what that looks like and why...

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  4. Canucks Roberto Luongo, NOT Mr. October!

    So if this guy is under .500 for October (17-18-1) since he joined the Canucks, this year, when the points mean more than ever, why not play Andrew Raycroft at least once a week? He sure could not be any worse than the current play of Luongo...

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  5. Canucks vs Flames: The Tale of Two Games

    No mystery here, I mean opening night at the Saddledome, the crowd chanting like it was a Stanley Cup final, and the Flames playing in the first period like they believed it was. The problem was, someone forgot to tell the Nucks the game had started..

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  6. Vancouver Canucks: Three Best Preseason Surprises

    There’s always a dark horse that comes galloping to the forefront and this time his name was Sergei Shirokov...

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  7. Canucks-Ducks Preseason: No "Quit" in Vancouver's Vocabulary

    The only thing standing between this first preseason loss and been blown out was Andrew Raycroft, who was outstanding in the second period when the Ducks outshot the 'Nucks 15-6, with the combined two period totals registering 24-11...

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  8. Vancouver Canucks in Another OT Win

    So what if it doesn’t count in the standings, it’s a hot topic at the water cooler these days, as the Canucks beat the Sharks 4-3 in overtime last night to stretch their unbeaten streak to six games...

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  9. Canucks Still Undefeated In Preseason, But Just Barely

    Interesting line combinations last night for the game against the Flames. The Twins with Burrows, Wellwood between Parrish and Raymond, Hodgson, Bernier, Garbner, and Rypien centering Glass and Labrie...

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  10. Get With The Program!

    Yes that’s you Canuck ownership and management. Guess what, there is interest in the preseason games and surely you can afford to spend some of the profit you are making off us fans, on ...

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  11. Breaking Canucks Camp: Points of Interest

    Well, four days flyby when you’re having fun, but it’s time to get on with the preseason and find out who might make this pretty talented bunch of Nucks...

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  12. Canucks Shirokov Shines In Hockeyville, Canada

    That’s Hockeyville, as in Terrace, BC, where a full house (1,000) of eager and boisterous fans (mostly kids), got to see some of their Canuck heroes play a pre-season game against the NY Islanders last night...

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  13. Crowded at Canucks Camp

    So, here we are at Day One of training camp at the new Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre (which seats 7,200 and will be one of the ice hockey venues for the Olympics in 2010)...

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  14. Day Two at The Canucks Prospect Camp

    I thought I would use this picture of Sergei Shirokov, who might be the first call up to the Canucks from the Manitoba Moose, out of this group of prospects...

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  15. Reporting Live From Canucks Prospect Camp

    The Father David Bauer arena at UBC was standing room only, as the more than 900 Canuck fans and media attended day one of the Canuck prospects training camp workout...

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  16. What Do the Canucks Do with Cory Schneider?

    What a great position to be in. Now that the Nucks have signed Roberto Luongo to that 12-year contract extension, they have this valuable asset in one Cory Schneider...

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  17. Puzzling Moves for Vancouver Canucks Defense

    Now that was a strange move today by Gillis to improve the Nucks defense. Added were a couple of San Jose Sharks in Christian Ehrhoff and Brad Lukowich for depth...

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  18. Mathieu Schneider: An Oldie But a Goodie, Close to Signing with Canucks

    The NHL must have thought that Mathieu Schneider was finished, as even Getty Images did not have a picture of him. Have we not been down this road before, most recently with Mats Sundin and previously ...

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  19. Vancouver Canucks: Answered My Question

    Like a lot of us Nucks fans, we had many questions at the end of last season on what type of team Mike Gillis would assemble. The UFA’s that were not re-signed (Taylor Pyatt, Mats Sudin, Mattias Ohlund, Jason LaBarbera, Ossi Vaananen, etc...

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  20. Has GM Mike Gillis, made enough moves to improve the Canucks?

    Ladies and gentlemen please, will you bring your attention to me! Yeah, it’s the IceMan returning after a fantastic summer here in Vancouver, BC, Canada...

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  21. Roberto Luongo's Contract Extension: Good or Bad for Canucks?

    It has been reported by TEAM 1040 in Vancouver that Roberto Luongo has signed a contract extension, which will not be confirmed until July 1...

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  22. Dany Heatley: Should the Vancouver Canucks Try to Trade For Him?

    Now that Heatley has made it known that he wants out of Ottawa and has given management a list of teams he would like to be traded to, with one of those being the Vancouver Canucks, what do the ...

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  23. Vancouver Canucks Prospects, Put a Shine on The Hershey Bears

    I tuned in the game on Tuesday night against Hershey, to see how some of the Canuck farm hands (Manitoba Moose) were doing. This game brought front and centre the talents and importance of three Canuck prospects...

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  24. Are Henrik and Daniel Sedin Worth 10-Year Contracts?

    Latest word from the Vancouver media is that the Canucks offered $5 million for 10 years ($100M) to Henrik and Daniel Sedin each. The big question here: Is it too long? Yes, you are getting a pair of point-a-game players, but they are both 28...

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  25. Six Signings That Would Improve the Vancouver Canucks

    This should be fun, since accounting is my profession. Obviously any of this can go out the window by another team signing any of the below that I have suggested...

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