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The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: Sedins, Team Awards and The End

The final horn on Saturday night was not only a metaphor for the 2017-18 Vancouver Canucks season, but also the last call for two of the greatest players in NHL history. Henrik and Daniel Sedin have given us 17 seasons of magic, entertainment, perseverance and amazing moments. And on Thursday, they gave us one last […]

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The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: Bye Bye Bye, the Sedins’ Future and the Trouble with Trading Tanev

The Canucks returned from their bye week in the same way we all do after a vacation; with a jarring shock of reality. Both of Vancouver’s weekend losses to the Oilers and Jets were cases of a superior team showing its strength against a clearly outmatched team. The Canucks were unable to keep up with […]

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The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: The B-Line, Defensive Depth and Standings Madness

With the end of October nearly here, it’s finally time to start taking the NHL standings seriously. Um, never mind. We’d better give it another week or two. It says a lot about the absolute madness going on in the NHL when the Canucks jumping from 29th overall last year to third in the Pacific […]

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The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: Victory, Pouliot and Real Hockey!

Wow. By a show of hands, who woke up this morning still energized about the Canucks’ massive win over the Oilers last night? Oh wait, I can’t see your hands. Ah well, I’ll just make it the poll question down below instead. To recap, the Canucks gave up a goal on the first shot of […]

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The Sunday Crease

The Sun(Mon)day Crease: China, Slashing and Video Games

Editor’s Note: Obviously, the Sunday Crease is meant to go up on Sunday, but due my busy school/work schedule this week I didn’t have time to finish it until today. Please enjoy the After Hours edition of The Sunday Monday Crease. – Lach It’s been a busy week for the Canucks. Four preseason games in four nights […]

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LITC Blog

With his new six-year deal, Bo Horvat is ready to make the Canucks his team

Exhale Vancouver, Bo is officially back. After months of waiting, the Canucks announced yesterday that they had finally signed Bo Horvat to a six-year contract worth $33 million. The deal will see Horvat make $5.5 million per year through the 2022-23 season. After a breakout 2016-17 campaign where he led the Canucks in scoring with 52 […]

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Puck Prose

Five Takeaways from NHL All-Star Weekend

In my newest Puck Prose article, I cover five great storylines from the NHL All-Star Weekend. Click here for the full article.

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LITC Blog

Bo Horvat making early case for Canucks MVP

As we pass the quarter mark of the Canucks 2016-17 season, one fact has become very clear; Bo Horvat knows hockey. In the 2005-06 Canucks campaign, team captain Markus Naslund led the team in points with 79. The following year, Daniel Sedin won the club scoring title with 84 points while brother Henrik landed second […]

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LITC Blog

Why Bo Horvat should play on Team North America

If the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro haven’t quenched your thirst for international competition, then have no fear; the World Cup is here! No, not that one. The hockey one. The World Cup of Hockey kicks off in Toronto this September, featuring six national teams as well as a European All-Star team and a […]