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Canucks Camp Cuts and Other News 0

Canucks Camp Cuts and Other News

Only a week-and-a-half before the start of the regular season and the Canucks announce new roster cuts, Cody Hodgson keeps his linemates for at least one more game, Sergei Shirokov has a new training plan, Roberto Luongo has a sore groin, Keith Ballard has a new hip, and Raffi Torres has a new lease on life. Mario Bliznak, Prab Rai, Jordan Schroeder, Aaron Volpatti, Nolan Baumgartner, Kevin Connauton, Evan Oberg, Travis Ramsey, Chris Tanev and Sean Zimmerman are all Manitoba Moose-bound. Cody Hodgson to play on Ryan Kesler’s and Mason Raymond’s wing again. Sergei Shirokov apparently reported to camp out...

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MSM links for May 15, 2009 0

MSM links for May 15, 2009

Gillis prepares for a busy summer (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Considering adversity, a decent job by Vigneault (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) One big, happy hockey family (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Vancouver Canucks re-sign Steve Bernier for two years (Vancouver Sun) Demitra and three others to go under knife (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) “It’s not easy playing just once a month,” LaBarbera says (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Yeah, we lost, but that was some great hockey (Vancouver Sun) ‘I felt we were the better team,’ Canucks GM says (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Canucks clean out lockers after loss (AP via...

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MSM links for May 14, 2009 0

MSM links for May 14, 2009

Ohlund classy to the end (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Sedin contract talks to move from back to front burner (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Why would they trade me? Luongo asks (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Players pause to reflect on past, future (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Sundin sits on fence again (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) How did it go so very wrong for the Canucks? (Jeff Patterson, Georgia Straight) Canucks’ exit should inspire Moose (Randy Turner, Winnipeg Free Press) Will layoff hurt and can Cody help? (Gary Lawless, Winnipeg Free Press)

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MSM links for May 13, 2009 0

MSM links for May 13, 2009

How do you lose a legacy? (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) The case for letting Luongo go (Cam Cole, Vancouver Sun) The hard truth: Canucks must deal Luongo (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Did the somebodies up there want Chicago to win? (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Vigneault’s future with Canucks rests in hands of management (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Time to tinker after playoff stinker? (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Why, howdy Hodgson (Tim Campbell, Winnipeg Free Press) Hodgson joins Moose for third round (Ken Wiebe, Winnipeg Sun)

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MSM links for May 12, 2009 0

MSM links for May 12, 2009

Season ends with 7-5 loss to Chicago (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Blackhawks trumped Canucks in all categories (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Future of Swedes in question after playoff elimination (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) No Canadian Cup champion as Canucks eliminated (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) The better team won, Daniel says (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Great game, but no happy face (Cam Cole, Vancouver Sun) Canucks ousted (Tim Wharsby, Globe and Mail) Canucks KO’d in shootout (Terry Jones, Edmonton Sun) Winning the Windy City rebirth (Terry Jones, Edmonton Sun) Chicago’s Kane sends Canucks packing (Toronto Star) Blackhawks beat Canucks 7-5, win...

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MSM links for May 11, 2009 1

MSM links for May 11, 2009

Veteran core must dig deep (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Canucks need offense to emerge – or else (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Maybe Mitchell’s ’03 experience can lead way to comeback (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Campbell evades Vancouver heavy hitters (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) So little power in powerplay (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Fret not, because it ain’t over until… (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Series a long way from over, insists Canuck Willie Mitchell (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Blackhawks pumped about chance to finish off Canucks at home (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Do or die time (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail)...

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MSM links for May 8, 2009 0

MSM links for May 8, 2009

Canucks, Blackhawks series tied at 2-2 (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Canucks were within 3 minutes of a 3-1 series lead (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Nobody ever said this would be easy (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Blackhawks down Canucks 2-1 to tie series (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Canucks low shot tally costs in end (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Canucks let one slip away (Eric Duhatschek, Globe and Mail) Blackhawks are fit to be tied (Rosie Dimanno, Toronto Star) Supporting role suits Sundin (Rosie Dimanno, Toronto Star) After tragedy, solace in The Game (Rosie Dimanno, Toronto Star) Chicago hope (Terry Jones, Toronto...

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MSM links for May 7, 2009 0

MSM links for May 7, 2009

Vancouver Canucks comfortable in the role of ‘Canada’s Team’ (Bruce Constantineau, Vancouver Sun) Vancouver Canucks slam Blackhawks with heavy defence (Vancouver Sun) Salo rejoins team, but does not practise with Canucks (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Pyatt plays every shift for Carly (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Rypien sees light after dark times (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Canucks get boosts from, gives boost to Pyatt (Eric Duhatschek, Globe and Mail) Early lesson in life (Terry Jones, Edmonton Sun) Focus on Luongo something to behold (Rosie Dimanno, Toronto Star) Vigneault at loss to explain fast starts (Mike Spellman, Chicago Daily-Herald) Credit Canucks for...

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MSM links for May 6, 2009 0

MSM links for May 6, 2009

Canucks stand tall to snatch 2-1 series lead over Chicago (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Sexy it wasn’t, but tactics put Canucks in lead (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Canucks moved by Pyatt’s gritty return (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Canucks rebound impressive (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Salo flies to Chicago for Game 4 (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Passion added to winning formula (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Canucks grab series lead with 3-1 win over Blackhawks (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Pyatt right where he needed to be (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Salo could be back in lineup for Game 4 (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver...

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MSM links for May 5, 2009 0

MSM links for May 5, 2009

Canucks confident in face of adversity (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Demitra off the ice and in the shop for some ‘maintenance’ (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Windy City scribe tries to rile Luongo (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Burish loves Hawks’ ‘pretty cool’ turnaround (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) No panic for Canucks as they prepare for Game 3 against Blackhawks (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) ‘Hawks winger weighs in on series (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Ryan Kesler: A miracle worker? (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Byfuglien having huge impact on series (Eric Duhatschek, Globe and Mail) Beefy Byfuglien is unstoppable (Damien Cox, Toronto Star)...

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