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What We Learned: Wishful thinking for Canucks
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Which is why they gave Bo Horvat six years and $33 million just before the start of the weekend. Call it a Friday news dump, because while Horvat is certainly one of the better young players in the organization, that’s a lot of money to give to a player with about half a point a […]

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Sedins want to win Stanley Cup but only with Canucks
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Whether management wants to admit it or not, the Vancouver Canucks are in need of a rebuild. Because of those points it’s natural to wonder about the future of the Sedins and whether or not the team might try to trade them, if the twins might be willing to move on, and if such a […]

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Canucks sign forward Bo Horvat to 6-year extension
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The Vancouver Canucks signed restricted free-agent center Bo Horvat to a $33 million, six-year contract extension Friday. The 22-year-old Horvat had 20 goals and 32 assists in 81 games last season for the Canucks. ''Bo has quickly become a foundational player on our team and we're thrilled for him to be a part of what […]

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Canucks sign ‘foundational player’ Bo Horvat to six-year, $33 million contract (Updated)
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The Vancouver Canucks and restricted free agent Bo Horvat are closing in on a long-term contract extension, per TSN hockey insiders Bob McKenzie and Pierre LeBrun. According to LeBrun, the deal will be for six years and it’ll come with an annual average value of $5.5 million ($33 million total). Update: The Canucks made the […]

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Canucks get it right with Bo Horvat extension
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The Vancouver Canucks wrapped up their busy offseason Friday morning, putting pen to paper with restricted free agent Bo Horvat on a six-year, $33-million contract. It’s the exact same contract Jonathan Drouin signed earlier this summer with Montreal, and just a shade below the six-year, $34.5 million pacts the Florida Panthers handed out to young stars Jonathan […]

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Report: Upshall to attend Canucks training camp on PTO
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Scottie Upshall has been searching for his latest NHL opportunity, and it sounds like he’s found one. According to Sportsnet’s Dan Murphy, Upshall has accepted a professional tryout from the Vancouver Canucks. You’d think that he’d have a decent chance of coming away with a contract on a rebuilding Vancouver team, but the Canucks currently […]

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Canucks, Sedins don’t want a trade
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According to interviews with Sportsnet 650 in Vancouver, the Sedin twins don’t want to be traded from the Canucks and the feeling seems mutual from GM Jim Benning’s perspective. “We’re not moving the Sedins unless they come to me at some point and they say, ‘Well, we want to move on,'” Benning told Sportsnet 650, […]

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Canucks sign Vanek to one-year, $2M deal
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The Canucks were busy when the free agent market opened July 1, and apparently they weren’t done there, signing another unrestricted free agent forward on the first day of September. Thomas Vanek is now a member of the Canucks. On Friday, the team announced a one-year contract for Vanek, worth $2 million.

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Vanek should be able to help Canucks’ dreadful power play
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The Vancouver Canucks added another veteran player to their roster on Friday night when they signed Thomas Vanek to a one-year, $2 million contract. It is not a move on its own that is going to push the Canucks back into playoff contention on its, but it is fine value in free agency for a […]

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Canucks get in on PTO-fest with Ryan White
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Did NHL GMs gather and agree to get back to work in late-August? Anyway, the Vancouver Canucks got in on the action on Tuesday, giving forward Ryan White a PTO. #Canucks have signed Ryan White to a PTO.

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It’s Vancouver Canucks day at PHT
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Trevor Linden finally broke down and used the ‘R’ word last season. The Canucks once again finished near the bottom of the NHL standings, 29th to be exact, prompting the team president to call the situation in Vancouver a rebuild. “I think I was making an effort to appease the people,” Linden told Sportsnet 590 […]

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Looking to make the leap: Brock Boeser
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The bad news is that the Vancouver Canucks are a bottom-feeder in the NHL. With that, there are plenty of players who are looking to make the leap, and multiple candidates could do just that in 2017-18. Olli Juolevi, the fifth pick of the 2016 NHL Draft, shows a lot of promise on defense. Nikolay Goldobin was […]

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