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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 3 vs. Jets 2 (OT)

After losing to the Minnesota Wild in their pre-Superbowl match-up, the Canucks are looking to get back in the win column against the Winnipeg Jets. Lizz Moffat recaps the game in your tweets.

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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 3 at Hurricanes 0

How do you top a shutout in Philly? With a shutout in Carolina of course. Victoria Denault recaps the game in your tweets.

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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 2 vs. Kings 3

After ending 2014 with a win in San Jose against the Sharks, the Vancouver Canucks look to start 2015 off right with a big two points against the LA Kings. Lizz Moffat recaps the game in your tweets.

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Performance of the Week: Alex Burrows’ two goals against the Arizona Coyotes

In a week in which the Canucks played just two games before the Christmas break, it was easy to select the Performance of the Week. As the Canucks trounced the Arizona Coyotes 7-1 in their last game before getting their eggnog on, Alex Burrows notched two goals, ending his 9-game goalless drought in a big way.

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Welcome Home Edition

The Vancouver Canucks return from their longest road trip of the season with 7 out of a possible 14 points. After a great start to the road trip the Canucks staggered home with three straight losses. Despite the name of our latest C4 podcast, no one is panicking…yet. However, the mini-slump does raise a few questions. Here a few Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Are the Canucks who we thought they were? Well, I guess it depends on who you thought they were. There’s a certain portion of the Canucks fan base – let’s call them the optimists –...

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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 5 at Blue Jackets 0

The Canucks began their big seven game road trip with a big 5-0 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night. Lizz Moffat recaps the game in your tweets.

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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 2 vs. Devils 0

The late Pat Quinn was honored, Cory Schneider returned, Ryan Miller shut out the Devils, and Jocelyn Aspa recapped it all in your tweets.

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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 4 vs. Senators 3 (OT)

After picking up four of six possible points in California, the Canucks return home on Remembrance Day to face the Ottawa Senators. Lizz Moffat recaps the game in your tweets.

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Today I Read: About Ference, Foolishness, and Fancy Stats

The NHL suspended Edmonton Oilers captain, Andrew Ference, for 3 games following his headshot on Zack Kassian. On its own, that probably sounds fair. But as Kerry Fraser notes, this isn’t Ference’s first run-in with NHL DoPS. In fact, he’s been suspended twice recently for dangerous hits – in other words, he’s exactly the league’s definition of a repeat offender.

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You Be The Judge: Should Alex Burrows be suspended?

Burrows’ hit on Emelin had all the trademarks of the kind of hit the NHL is trying to eliminate. Emelin was admiring his pass, which placed him in a vulnerable position, Burrows’ point of contact was high, and there were a couple of steamboats from the point that Emelin got rid of the puck to the point that Burrows hit him – the hit was high, the hit was late, and the hit was to a guy in a vulnerable position.

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