Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 7/5/12
Do the Canucks need to bust a Weber-Move? Vancouver Canucks GM Mike Gillis has seen highly coveted un-drafted free agent Defenseman Justin Shultz flirt with his team, then sign with the Edmonton Oilers. He’s seen the Minnesota Wild pull out some big ol’ piles of cash ($98 million US each, to be exact), to land top free agent Forward Zach Parise (New Jersey Devils), and Defenseman Ryan Suter (Nashville Predators). While the Canucks weren’t able to land any of these players for various reasons such as money, or just swinging and missing in the case of Shultz, the real hurt lies in where the players ultimately ended up. The Northwest Division.  Our rivals.  The Canucks have dominated the division in recent years, while the other teams simply looked like also-rans, but that could be changing now with this injection of quality players into the mix. Does this mean Gillis needs to do something now to make the team better?  Is that something taking a run at Nashville Predator Defensema...
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