Holtby’s Early Tenure with the Canucks

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No one knew what to expect out of the Canucks goaltending without Jacob Markstrom in the net this year. But it’s safe to say that what the team has gotten in the net so far, is still leaving much to be desired. Braden Holtby’s early tenure with the Canucks has been less than ideal for all parties involved. Holtby has never experienced a regulation losing streak in the NHL as … Read More

Brock Boeser, a lesson in Patience for the Canucks

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The first time the Vancouver Canucks beat the Ottawa Senators this season, we were all able to witness the calming effect that one win can have in this market during a volatile time. That calming effect was definitely in action after Saturday’s win over the Calgary Flames, however, the fan base was all too soon pulled back into their tailspin, after Monday’s disappointing overtime loss. With all this push and … Read More

Jake Virtanen, What Do the Canucks Do With Him

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Is Jake Virtanen the key to all the Vancouver Canucks problems? Well if he is, it’s definitely not going to be in the way that GM Jim Benning probably imagined when drafting the winger 6th overall in the 2014 NHL entry draft. With the Vancouver Canucks in a complete downhill spiral at the moment, the Virtanen trade rumors have been boiling back up to the surface again. But will trading … Read More

What in The World is Wrong with Pettersson?

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I think many of us have had that moment this season, where we’re watching a Canucks game and we ask ourselves out loud “What in the world is wrong with Pettersson?”. My moment came late Monday night after the Canucks won 7-1 against Ottawa, and the only stat Pettersson had was a -1. I was stunned, that is next to impossible as a top-line player on PP1. Pettersson only has … Read More

How was Höglander’s First Week in the NHL?

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Höglander after he scores first goal

Scoring your first NHL goal in your first NHL game is definitely up there for one of the best ways a Hockey player can start their NHL career. Not every player can be an Auston Matthews and score four goals in their first game, some players have to fight hard just to get one. Fight hard Nils Höglander sure did. Höglander Knows Where to Be. Positioning, positioning, positioning. Did I … Read More