Canucks Weekly Fares: Edmonton Series Underway and Abby Call-ups

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Another Sweet, Sweet Come Back On Wednesday the day finally came, game one of round two. After what felt like a decade of slinging mud at Oilers fans, fans on both sides actually had some hockey to watch. There was one major key that every talking head in Vancouver mentioned for the Canucks to have success. Don’t take penalties. The Oilers’ powerplay was 45% coming into the second round. As … Read More

Comeback Canucks, How Vancouver’s Ability to Return From the Dead Makes Them Invincible

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Not once, but twice in these Stanley Cup playoffs have the Canucks been able to battle back from what looked to have been a game already etched in stone. Most recently in Wednesday night’s Game 1 match-up against the Edmonton Oilers, the Canucks did the impossible and crawled back from a 4-1 Oilers lead to win 5-4. This is the second time that this degree of magic has happened in … Read More

Canucks Best Predators in Six Games, Round 1 Series Recap

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Despite only allowing Nashville two wins, and at one point being up 3-1 over the Predators in the series it still never looked easy for the Canucks. Game one was decisive, game three was a narrow win and game four really should have gone Nashville’s way right up until the very end. Then of course game six was really anyone’s game until the dying minutes. However, the past is the … Read More

Rest Vs. Rust – The Canucks Need to Wrap Up The Series In Game 6

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The Canucks looked to close out round one vs. the Nashville Predators tonight. Even though they didn’t end up pulling it off, it begs the question, how much of a benefit it is to end a series early? It has long been debated if rest is beneficial in the post season, or if it only serves to hinder a teams chances in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Does it benefit a … Read More

How the Canucks Can Adjust Their Approach for Game 3

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Things started to look bleak for the Canucks Tuesday morning when news broke that Thatcher Demko was injured and would miss game two, if not the rest of round one as well. Following that, Tyler Myers was a late scratch for what we would find out later was a bad case of the flu. The Canucks went on to lose 4-1 against the predators with only 18 shots on net, … Read More

Train of Thought: What a Playoff Run Means to These Canucks Fans

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This Canucks team and Canucks fans have been through a lot this season. From year to year this team went from significantly missing the playoffs to becoming one of the best teams in the NHL. It’s been a meteoric rise to contention that has brought with it mixed feelings of excitement, nerves, and anticipation. The Canucks are entering the playoffs this year after a full 82-game season for the first … Read More

Canucks Weekly Fares: Canucks Clinch Pacific, Podkolzin Extention, and The First Playoff Game

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Canucks Extinguish the Flames The Canucks played the Calgary Flames on Tuesday for the final time of the season. Thatcher Demko made his return to the crease after missing time due to an injury. With a win on Tuesday, the Canucks would officially clinch the Pacific Division title. So while there wasn’t much to play for, there was everything to play for. I’ll keep this light, we are here for … Read More

Canucks Finally Clinch 1st in Pacific Division

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With the Canucks win tonight over their divisional rivals, the Calgary Flames, Vancouver has now officially clinched first place in the Pacific Division. A position that they came close to falling out of over recent weeks, but have ultimately held for the bulk of this season. With this win the Canucks not only lock the bragging rights of being the best team in the Pacific Division, but they have also … Read More