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Opinion: Laviolette Did Wonders With the Rangers This Season

The NHL Broadcasters’ Association got it right when it came to picking their three finalists for the Jack Adams Award, which, according to the award’s definition, is “presented to the head coach who has contributed the most to his team’s success. The three finalists, which were announced on Friday, May 3, Rick Tocchet (Vancouver Canucks), […]

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NHL Announces Finalists for Jack Adams Award

The National Hockey League announced the three finalists for the 2024 Jack Adams Award. Rick Bowness of the Winnipeg Jets, Andrew Brunette of the Nashville Predators, and Rick Tocchet of the Vancouver Canucks were named the 2024 finalists earlier today. The winner of the award, which is given annually to the coach who is considered […]

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Demko Doing Everything and More for the Canucks

It is amazing what a terrific player who has been somewhat injury-prone can do when he or she is finally healthy. That is exactly the case when it comes to Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko. Demko, 27, missed many games over the last few seasons due to various injuries. Last season, Demko played in just […]

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Canucks Off to Blazing Start

There have been a lot of surprises to start in the NHL this season. The Anaheim Ducks are currently on a six-game winning streak. The Boston Bruins currently have the second-best record in the league despite losing the likes of Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci, and even though they have the likes of Connor McDavid and […]

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Canucks Lose 2-0 In Philly, Make Moves With Pittsburgh

After a resounding 8-1 win and another 4-3 victory over Edmonton to start the season, the Vancouver Canucks set out East for their first proper road trip. Carrying a 2-0 record into Tuesday’s game with the Philadelphia Flyers, the Canucks found themselves in a position to land in the top of the league’s standings pending […]

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Vancouver Canucks Make Quinn Hughes Captain

After months of heavy speculation and excited debates, the Vancouver Canucks have named their newest team captain. In an announcement that came today shortly after 8 am Vancouver time, the team informed the hockey world that Quinn Hughes would take over the role as the newest team captain of the Vancouver Canucks. The news comes […]

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Making the Case For Lightning’s Stamkos as a Hall of Famer

In an era dominated by defense, the goal scorers don’t always get the recognition they deserve. If they miss substantial time due to injury or illness over the course of their career, the chances of them making it into the Hockey Hall of Fame is probably slim. An honor reserved for the best of the […]

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Jets: Who Will Be The Next Gate-Rattler?

Cue the crickets. Is Kevin Cheveldayoff on holiday? It would seem so, but it likely just speaks to the ability of the Winnipeg Jets organization to keep their cards close to their chest. While it probably hasn’t been quiet, the best information we are hearing lately has been snippets and rumors from so-called insiders. It […]

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How Mark Recchi could help Boston in a coaching role

It was on full display in the last couple of months of the regular season, and the playoffs as the Bruins struggled heavily with the power-play. The Bruins, at one point, went on an 0 for 36 runs late in the regular season when David Pastrnak was out with a core injury. Management, especially team […]

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Jets: Coaching Update – Trotz Watch

Okay. Apparently, we still don’t have a coach. After several of my last posts, many comments sound like, “I don’t care about draft picks. We need to hire a F$%#ing coach!”  I get it. You are frustrated. Me too. This is what I do know. Two people are holding things up. Barry and Gary. As […]

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