1. Don Cherry: The Court Jester and His Foul Mouth

    On May 13, 2011, Derek Boogaard (aka. The Boogeyman) was found dead in his New York apartment. It was subsequently revealed that after a stint in a rehab clinic to deal with his ...

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  2. Top 10 Keys to the Vancouver Canucks' Season

    With the preseason in full swing, the Vancouver Canucks are once again looking like the class of the Northwest Division. Edmonton may be better than last year, but are still in rebuilding mode...

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  3. Vancouver Canucks: Power, Speed and Depth in 2011-12

    After a record-setting regular season and a stellar run to the Stanley Cup Final that ended in disappointment, Mike Gillis and his minions have simply tweaked their rock-solid lineup this summer...

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  4. Jockocracy: Hockey's Broadcasting Epidemic

    At the end of his legendary tenure as the mouthpiece for ABC’s Monday Night Football , Howard Cosell identified a pestilent trend in the world of sports broadcasting...

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  5. Top 5 Canucks Prospects

    What will the 2011-2012 season bring for Cody Hodgson ? Drafted 10th overall in 2008, Hodgson was considered a can’t miss prospect—especially after following his draft ...

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  6. Top 20: Vancouver Canucks Prospects (Part 3 of 4)

    Prior to the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, Hockey's Future had Vancouver ranked 27th overall in terms of organizational depth...

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  7. Top 20: Vancouver Canucks Prospects (Part 2 of 4)

    In a Vancouver Province article dated April 23, 2008, written shortly after Mike Gillis held his first press conference as GM of the Vancouver Canucks , this is how Gillis expressed ...

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  8. Top 20: Vancouver Canucks Prospects (Part 1 of 4)

    In the inaugural year of the NHL General Manager of the Year Award, Canucks’ GM Mike Gillis took home the hardware...

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  9. Canucks Post-Mortem & the 2011 NHL Entry Draft: Nicklas Jensen & David Honzik

    It’s taken me a while to come to terms with the Vancouver Canucks Stanley Cup loss. Unlike the drunken numbskulls who stormed the streets in Vancouver—the vandals, the yahoos, ...

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  10. Mind over Momentum: Thomas vs. Luongo in Game 7 of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals

    During the second intermission of Vancouver’s blowout loss at the TD Garden in Game 6, Mark Messier was asked to comment on the bizarre nature of the series through nearly six games...

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  11. 2011 Stanley Cup Final: Are the Vancouver Canucks the Most Hated NHL Team?

    It all started in Game 3 of the Vancouver Canuck 's opening-round series against the Chicago Blackhawks . In the midst of the concussion era, Raffi Torres was vilified for charging at Brent Seabrook and sending his head into another stratosphere...

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  12. Stanley Cup Finals 2011 Game 5 Recap: Bobby Lou to the Rescue

    My oh my, how things turn on a dime. Momentum. Energy. Confidence. A 31-save shutout for Roberto Luongo has put the Vancouver Canucks back in the driver’s seat...

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  13. Stanley Cup Finals 2011 Game 4 Recap: The Roberto Luongo Question Mark

    It’s understandable that Vancouver Canuck fans are freaking out a little bit. The team has a 40-year history without conquering Lord Stanley, and after two great games on ...

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  14. Stanley Cup Finals 2011 Game 3 Recap: Vancouver vs. Boston, the Snowball Effect

    Fortunately for the Vancouver Canucks , they’ ve been down this road before. I’m not sure what it is about this team that sees them spiral so wildly out of control on occasion...

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