Keeping up with the Canucks: Da summer of Brock, Baertschi gets married, Bo’s dog drives a Jeep

http://instagr.am/p/BlUQeKhDG5H/media/In the not-too-distant past, what hockey players did during their summer break stayed in the dressing room. But thanks to the wonders of social media, we get to live vicariously through them, keeping tabs on the places they’ve gone and things they’ve done. Here’s what a few of your favourite Vancouver Canucks are up to […]

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Blog: WWYDW: Centre or Wing

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WWYDW: Centre or Wing

We’ve officially reached the dog days of summer. The hockey world had ground to a halt, and anyone still following the Canucks has precious little elements left to dissect. In other words, it’s the time for lineup speculation. One player a lot of Canucks fans are speculating about Elias Pettersson. Not only about his potential…

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Expectations should be kept in check for Jake Virtanen

http://images.glaciermedia.ca/polopoly_fs/1.23372657.1531952727!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_300/jake-virtanen-powers-to-the-net-for-the-vancouver-canucks.jpgIn the 2017-18 season, Jake Virtanen showed flashes of the player he could become. Every once in a while his blazing speed would help him go coast-to-coast, his accurate wrist shot would find twine, or he’d find his way to the front of the net with his size and strength.
The only issue is that those flashes were too few and far between. With some more consistency and opportunity, however, it stands to reason that Virtanen could have a breakout season.

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Blog: Expectations should be kept in check for Jake Virtanen

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Jason Botchford: If Hughes signs, a couple Canucks will feel extra pressure to perform

With or without Quinn Hughes, the Vancouver Canucks have a couple defencemen who have been put on watch. The NHL team is looking for a lot of progress this summer from Derrick Pouliot and Ben Hutton, puck-moving defencemen who could either make significant strides or be left in the dust. Pouliot, 24, and Hutton, 25, […]

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