Iain MacIntyre
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Canucks' identity shaken with heavy-hockey contingent injured
Iain MacIntyre
Think of the Canucks and you think first of the dynamic young stars. But the identity the team is trying to construct is more nuanced than that. Jim Benning has added a steady stream of “heavy” to complement the young stars. Without them, the Canucks are the ones getting damaged.
Canucks facing 'true test' as November slide continues with blowout loss
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Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon channels anger to get best of Canucks
Iain MacIntyre
First he got mad, then he got even. Yes, Nathan MacKinnon is so good he can have both. In what was a wild and controversial finish Saturday night, MacKinnon was the star.
Canucks' Quinn Hughes a talent like Vancouver has never seen before
Iain MacIntyre
Quinn Hughes is special. Not in a 'you’re-special-I’m-special-everyone’s-special' kind of way — he is literally unique in Canucks history. But don’t just take our word for it. Listen to some of the Canucks’ top defencemen from the last five decades share their thoughts on Vancouver's young phenom.
Canucks quarter mark report: Recent skid clouds strong start
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Canucks losing momentum as disconcerting trends begin to emerge
Iain MacIntyre
The Canucks hit the National Hockey League quarter-pole on Thursday, but it feels more like the quarter-pole hit them. The Stars are as hot now as the Canucks used to be, as the heat from Vancouver’s sizzling October has cooled.
Canucks captain Bo Horvat leading by example through first slump
Iain MacIntyre
After a hot start, the Canucks cooled a bit at the start of November and Bo Horvat has gone seven games without a goal, while his 5-on-5 production has also slowed. It's the first bump of his captaincy, but as his teammates look up to him, Horvat will face the challenge head on.
Canucks earn emotional victory with teammate Markstrom on their minds
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After hot start, Canucks' offence no-shows again as they fall to Devils
Iain MacIntyre
The most surprising aspect of the Vancouver Canucks’ surprising start to the National Hockey League season was the rate at which they scored goals. Now, that the offence has disappeared, so suddenly have the wins.