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Quickies: Hank’s Injury and its Trickle-Down Effects 1

Quickies: Hank’s Injury and its Trickle-Down Effects

Photo credit: canucks.nhl.com Because I sometimes like to overthink things, here are some quick thoughts this morning: Those advocating for Cody Hodgson to get more ice-time may get their wish. Unfortunately, it may well be at the expense of Henrik Sedin and his 552 consecutive games played iron man streak. After getting in front of a Kevin Klein shot during the Canucks’ 4-3 win over the Predators on Tuesday night, Hank missed practice yesterday and was seen limping around in a walking boot. For now, the team has listed him as day-to-day, but the Canucks should know more about the...

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Early Preseason Thoughts 0

Early Preseason Thoughts

We’re halfway through the preseason schedule. Here are some quick thoughts on what’s transpired so far: The Canucks will once again ice a rag-tag lineup in tonight’s preseason game against the San Jose Sharks before getting down to 6 forward lines and 9-10 defensemen for the remainder of the exhibition schedule. For those who’ve made it this far – Mike Duco, Steve Pinizzotto, Antoine Roussel, Niko Dimitrakos, Ryan Parent, Alex Sulzer, among others – this could be their last chance for romance. [Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province] Among those already sent down to Chicago Wolves include: Anton Rodin, Prab Rai, Stefan...

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