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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 4 vs. Blackhawks 1 0

The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 4 vs. Blackhawks 1

Celebrating Daniel Sedin’s 1000th game, the Canucks faced the Blackhawks for a thrilling Sunday night in Rogers Arena.

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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 3 at Sharks 2

After a fantastic third period comeback against the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night, the Canucks head to San Jose and embark on game 1 of their 3-game California road trip. Lizz Moffat recaps the game in your tweets.

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Extrapolation Edition

After 6 games, Kevin Bieksa and Shawn Matthias are -6 and Jannik Hansen is -5. At this rate, the math suggests – even if logic does not – that Bieksa and Matthias will finish at -60 and Hansen -50. This obviously won’t happen. At least it better not.

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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 4 vs. Capitals 2

After allowing a touchdown against the Colorado Avalanche Friday night, the Vancouver Canucks returned from their road trip with hopes for better luck against the Washington Capitals.

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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 3 at Stars 6

After the Tampa Bay Lightning shattered dreams of an 82-0 season, the Canucks begin a three-game road trip in Dallas against the Stars. Lizz Moffat recaps the game in your tweets.

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Canucks Haiku: Unleashing the Power of the 5-7-5

I’ve always appreciated a good haiku. Maybe it’s because I’m half-Japanese (Imoo – pronounced “E-mo” and not “I-moo” – is a Japanese name). Or perhaps it’s because it’s a relatively easy poem to write with its simple structure of 17 syllables broken into lines of 5 syllables, 7 syllables, and 5 syllables. Regardless, the haiku has always resonated with me.

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Vrbata, centre, celebrates after scoring his first goal of the season against the Calgary flames on  October 8, 2014 (photo courtesy of Derek Leung) 1

Player of the Week: Radim Vrbata

The Canucks are only two games into the 2014-15 NHL season, and newcomer Radim Vrbata’s presence has been huge already. Vrbata scored the game winner in a 4-2 tilt against the Calgary Flames on Oct. 8th and notched another goal and an assist three nights later against the Edmonton Oilers on home ice.

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The Game According to Twitter: Oilers 4 at Canucks 5 (SO)

The Canucks host the Edmonton Oilers in their home opener and come away with thrilling, come from behind 5-4 shootout win. We recap the game in your tweets.

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: New Player Edition

In his first forays with the Sedins, Radim Vrbata has looked very comfortable playing with the twins. Like extremely comfortable. As if he was a third Sedin brother.  They seem to have a natural chemistry on the ice.  And there is nothing wrong with adding a shooter to a line that has Henrik as its centre.

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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 4 at Flames 2

The NHL is back, and so is #TGATT. The Canucks start their season on the road in Calgary with a new coach, a revamped roster and some renewed optimism.

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