1. Vancouver Canucks: Would the Sedins Dominate If They Were Not on the Same Team?

    In June 1999, the Vancouver Canucks made arguably the greatest decision in franchise history when then-general manager Brian Burke traded up in the draft to take Daniel and Henrik Sedin with the second and third overall picks, respectively...

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  2. Vancouver Canucks: What Will They Do with Their Impending Free Agents?

    The 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs are quickly approaching and looking down the road to July 1st, the day free agency begins; the Vancouver Canucks have a few loose ends to tie up and some fairly hefty decisions to make...

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  3. NHL GM Meetings: Potential New Rules Could Hurt the Vancouver Canucks

    With the NHL General Manager meetings underway in Boca Raton , Florida , the ideas of how to make the game better (or worse) are flowing...

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  4. Vancouver Canucks: Will the Season Be a Failure Without a Stanley Cup Win?

    In 2011, the Vancouver Canucks season came down to one game to determine if it had been a successful season or not...

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  5. Vancouver Canucks: Why the Canucks Will Represent the West in the Cup Finals

    The Vancouver Canucks may have been the busiest team at the trade deadline, but they made sure not to blow up a team that currently has them ranked number one in the NHL ...

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  6. Cody Hodgson Named a Much-Deserved NHL Rookie of the Month

    Vancouver Canucks rookie and third line center Cody Hodgson rounded off his month of January in style on Tuesday evening, with a goal in a victory over the rival Chicago Blackhawks ...

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  7. Vancouver Canucks: Where the Sedin Twins Rank Among the Team's All-Time Greats

    In the short 41-year history of the Vancouver Canucks organization, there have been years of brilliance to go along with years of turmoil. But despite the four-decade long rollercoaster ride, the output of stars has been excellent...

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  8. Vancouver Canucks: Blackhawks Game Perfect for Canucks After the All-Star Break

    Often times when the Vancouver Canucks return from an extended break, they appear to stumble out of the gate and it seems difficult for them to get out of vacation mode and back into high intensity game mode...

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  9. Vancouver Canucks: Why Cody Hodgson is the Player of the Month in January

    A few months ago, the trade winds were swirling and amidst speculation the name of Vancouver Canucks rookie Cody Hodgson was floating around in almost every deal involving the Canucks...

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  10. Vancouver Canucks: 5 Players Who Need to Step Up as the Big Guns Struggle

    The Vancouver Canucks may be vying for the top spot in the West right now, but as of late some of their bigger weapons haven't been as consistent as Canucks fans would like...

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  11. Canucks vs. Bruins: Where Does Their Rivalry Rank?

    The Vancouver Canucks have had their fair share of hate-filled rivalries over the years, but currently some of those rivalries are beginning to fizzle out...

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  12. 5 Things to Look Forward to When the Canucks Meet the Blackhawks on January 31

    The Vancouver Canucks and Chicago Blackhawks have already met twice since the Canucks finally lifted the curse of the Blackhawks in the playoffs by winning last season's first-round ...

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  13. Vancouver Canucks Must Play to Win in Regulation to Stay in Battle for West

    Although the Vancouver Canucks walked away with a single point against the Los Angeles Kings in a 3-2 shootout loss one night ago, in recent weeks the Canucks appear to have been playing for the bonus point in many tight games...

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  14. Vancouver Canucks: Will Public Callout by Coach Help Ryan Kesler's Game?

    After the Vancouver Canucks' disappointing 4-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday evening, head coach Alain Vigneault publicly called out reigning Selke Award winner and second-line star Ryan Kesler on his production issues...

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  15. Vancouver Canucks: What They Need to Change to Win the Cup This Season

    To date, the Vancouver Canucks have been playing their best hockey of the season over the past month-and-a-half, and the proof is in the standings, where the Canucks sit just second ...

    John Bain Written by John Bain about over 2 years ago 3,828 reads 9 comments

  16. Vancouver Canucks: Why the All-Star Break Will Be Good for Roberto Luongo

    With the Vancouver Canucks playing just four more games prior to the NHL All-Star break, one player will be breathing a sigh of relief to have some time off, goaltender Roberto Luongo ...

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  17. Vancouver Canucks: What Do the Canucks Do with Keith Ballard?

    It was just announced that Keith Ballard would yet again be a healthy scratch tonight versus the St. Louis Blues ...

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  18. Vancouver Canucks D-Man Alexander Edler Finally Receives All-Star Game Nod

    With the NHL releasing the remainder of the All-Star Game roster earlier today, Canucks fans can finally relax now that defenseman Alexander Edler will be sent to the game...

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  19. Vancouver Canucks Feud with Bruins Boils over During Interview

    Tuesday night, on the sports show " Sticks and Stones " on Boston's Comcast Sports Network, host Michael Felger invited Vancouver newspaper writer for The Province, Tony Gallagher ...

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  20. NHL Trade Speculation: 10 Places Roberto Luongo Could Land

    After Vancouver Canucks starting goalie Roberto Luongo 's stellar turnaround in December, helping lead his team to the top of the Western Conference standings, his name is no longer coming up as often in the trade rumors...

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  21. Vancouver Canucks: Midseason Awards for the Canucks

    After a difficult start to the season for the Vancouver Canucks , the month of December was tremendous and saw them rise from the bottom of the West to the second spot in the Western Conference...

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  22. 6 Reasons the Vancouver Canucks Will Finish the Season in 1st Place in the West

    Well folks, it's all but official, the Vancouver Canucks are back to themselves. The Canucks have points in nine of their past 11 games and have won eight of those games...

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  23. Vancouver Canucks: How Letting Teams Back in the Game Will Hurt Them

    Over the Canucks 12-day road trip out east, they were plagued with allowing their opposition back into games when they had the opportunity to close them out...

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  24. Why the Vancouver Canucks Struggles Will Help Them Come Playoff Time

    The Vancouver Canucks are clearly past their early season struggles as they inch closer and closer to the Minnesota Wild for the Northwest Division lead...

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  25. LSU Tigers Football: 10 Best Bowl Game Victories in School History

    In the long, storied history of the LSU Tigers football program, there have been many ups and downs, including big bowl wins...

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