Breaking Trade: Beauvillier to the Blackhawks

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On Tuesday evening, just before the Canucks were scheduled to play the Anaheim Ducks, news broke that the Canucks had traded Anthony Beauvillier to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a 5th-round pick. It has been apparent for some time now that the Canucks were going to have to move a winger, especially once all their forwards became healthy. Beauvillier was acquired from the New York Islanders as part of … Read More

Speculation: Columbus Might Be the Perfect Fit for JT Miller

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Everything surrounding the Canucks lately seems to be quiet, there isn’t much happening and the rumour mill hasn’t started churning with anything new so far this summer. Unlike the Canucks, the Columbus Blue Jackets have been wasting no time getting a kick start to their summer by making trades and shaking up the coaching staff. Firstly, the Jackets have all but announced that Mike Babcock will be the new head … Read More

Canucks to Select 11th Overall

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The Canucks entered the NHL draft lottery on Monday night with a 3% chance of drafting a once-in-a-lifetime player, a player who scored 134 goals in 134 games in the WHL, a self-admitted Canucks fan and hometown kid, Connor Bedard. Despite only a one in 33.3 chance, Canucks fans were on the edge of their seats waiting to see how those ping-pong balls would fall. The Canucks have never drafted … Read More

So It’s a Retool, But How Is It Going?

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Patrick Allvin and Jim Rutherford have been very clear that they have no intention of a rebuild and have their eyes locked on a retool. Fans have been crying for ages for a proper teardown and rebuild, but it’s evident that that is not what we are going to see, despite some brief hints that it might happen. When the Canucks traded Horvat prior to the deadline, the team received … Read More

Transfer: Luke Schenn Heads Back To the Leafs

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Luke Schenn has finally been traded. On Tuesday afternoon there was a flurry of trades that had hockey fans from all corners of the NHL wondering if they accidentally slept from Monday night to Friday morning and didn’t notice. The Canucks have been one of the most active teams in the NHL leading up to Friday’s deadline, and they didn’t slow down on Tuesday when the Canucks sent Luke Schenn … Read More

Looking Back At The Bear/Pederson Trade

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On October 28th, the Canucks pulled the trigger on acquiring 25-year-old right-shot defender Ethan Bear from the Carolina Hurricanes. In addition to Bear, the Canucks convinced Carolina to retain $400,000 and received “minor league forward” Lane Pederson. In return, all it took was a 2023 fifth-round pick. Bear-ly Any Risk I thought this trade was a home run immediately. Ethan Bear is a solid 5/6 defender who was drafted in … Read More

What If Bo Horvat Wins the Rocket Richard?

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It is no secret Bo Horvat can score goals, arguably better than anyone in the league right now. What happens if this trend keeps up and Bo Horvat wins the Rocket Richard at the end of the year?  I know, there is a lot of season left for Bo to keep up this scoring pace. But Bo has been scoring at this pace since last season. Since March 15th, 2022, … Read More

Horvat: Is He Scoring Himself Out Of Vancouver?

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It is no secret Bo Horvat has put the Canucks on his back to start this season. Not only does he lead the team in goals (12) but he is second in the entire NHL behind only Connor McDavid (14). He is also the only Canuck to score a short-handed goal this season with two. He has been a goal-scoring monster in the first 13 games but also leads the … Read More

The Canucks Keep Schenn, and It Makes Them Better

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One of the names that were swirling around in rumours at the trade deadline on Monday was Luke Schenn. Reports were that both the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Toronto Maple Leafs were interested in the veteran defender. However, the Canucks ended up deciding not to sell and to hold on to the 32-year-old Saskatoon native.  Heading into the deadline the former top-five draft pick’s future with Vancouver was uncertain.  … Read More

Pros and Cons of The Canucks Trading at The Deadline

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As the Canucks approach the trade deadline, it seems as though every option is firmly on the table for the club. Has this team shown enough to add pieces, or at the very least stay the course? Have they shown that they aren’t quite there and need a step back? Well, it depends who you ask. The 2021/22 Canucks are a Rorschach test on ice, you see what you’re looking … Read More