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The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: Gagner’s revival, Roussel’s got bite and A WIN, finally

Exhale British Columbia, they’ve done it. After nearly two and a half weeks, they’ve finally done it. On the strength of Elias Pettersson’s two point night, Adam Gaudette’s first NHL goal and Sam Gagner’s first tally since returning to the big leagues, the Canucks pulled off their first win in nine tries on Saturday, a […]

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The Sunday Crease: Pettersson aftermath, Boeser and Horvat gaining momentum and a…podcast?

Being a hockey writer/fan hybrid is really difficult sometimes. Every now and then, a moment or event comes along where, even though you need to be impartial and take all sides into consideration, your mind is blurred by the personal bias your mind has spent a lifetime building. For me, that moment came midway through […]

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The Sunday Crease: Roussel’s injury, training camp and how a tougher Pacific Division means a brighter Canucks future

Let’s be honest with ourselves; even though the Canucks opened training camp in Whistler on Thursday, the hockey talk in Vancouver has been focused elsewhere. It’s not very often that two faces of their respective franchises are shipped off in the same week, but when it does happen you can bet the Canadiens are involved […]

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Canucks bet big on grit in Free Agency, but at what cost?

The Canucks made a number of signings on the first day of NHL free agency, and if you’re anything like me, it left you with a bad taste in your mouth. That, and some salty language. But let’s see if we can fix that, shall we? Jim Benning and Co. have truly embraced the idea […]