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With days left before the trade deadline, it’s clear to most that if the Canucks have designs on bringing the first Stanley Cup in team history home to Vancouver, they will need to do something. They have a need for a centre, which I outlined three days ago. That’s their primary need, but that’s not the only need. I believe the Canucks should be looking at a defenceman as well. Their need for another right handed d-man is well documented, as well as their troubles on the power play.
Lets first take a look at defencemen that could help the Canucks ailing power play:
Remember him? Salo is injury prone and he will be turning 39 years old in September, but he’s having a pretty decent season (14 points in 32 games,+10). The Canucks chose not to re-sign him because they didn’t want to give him a two year contract, but perhaps after seeing his play this year they may be more comfortable with the $3.75 million cap hit next season. He would add another right handed shot, a stabili...
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Via Twitter this AM we've learned Vancouver Canucks GM Mike Gillis has announced that Van City have recalled Niklas Jensen and Billy Sweatt.
Zack Kassian and Andrew Gordon have been re-assigned to the Chicago Wolves
It took a while, but Cory Schneider has finally taken charge in goal for the Vancouver Canucks. Veteran Roberto Luongo has become the most lavishly paid back-up in NHL history.So the Canucks need to finally move him for whatever the team can fetch. If the wealthy Maple Leafs franchise is willing to take the remainder of that 12-year contract off the Vancouver books, GM Mike Gillis...
The Canucks close off March with a meeting against their Northwest rival Edmonton Oilers. It's been a while since these two teams hooked up this year, they last saw each other in early February when the Canucks won 3-2.
Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers Game 35 notes, prediction & tweets!
Richard Hodges previews the Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton...
As the NHL’s April 3 trade deadline approaches, a myriad of rumors will continue to fly around the league until its passing.
One of those, the Roberto Luongo-to-Toronto rumor, has picked up some steam recently after lying dormant for some time.
Luongo has played just once (in relief) since March 18 and has only started 14 games for the Canucks this season. Luongo’s lackluster...
Nice first period Vancouver?!?! They got blitzed tonight 4-0 in the first period. The scoring held up. Edmonton 4-0 over the Canucks tonight.
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NWSB Game Recap - http://nwsb.co/vhusx
The Vancouver Canucks have been getting outstanding goaltending from Cory Schneider during their winning streak. If the top line of Henrik and Daniel Sedin and Alex Burrows can pick up the pace, there's no telling how much further they can extend their run.
Vancouver goes for a seventh consecutive victory Saturday night when they visit an Edmonton Oilers team trying to go unbeaten...
The Vancouver Canucks take on the Edmonton Oilers tonight
at 7PM PT. The Nucks vie for their seventh consecutive victory. Edmonton has won two in a row and sits just three points removed from eighth-place.
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