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Canucks-Oilers Notebook: Skinner's return, McDavid's disappearance, and MIller's growth
Iain MacIntyre
Facing elimination Saturday night, the Edmonton Oilers will fix something that’s not broken, going back to Stu Skinner in goal after a pair of stellar starts by backup Calvin Pickard.
'Can't play it safe': Canucks' Tocchet hitting home runs this post-season
Iain MacIntyre
Canucks' tie-breaking win about much more than just Miller's heroics
Iain MacIntyre
J.T. Miller was a great story on Thursday. But the Canucks were full of them, and their Game 5 victory that broke the 2-2 tie was about much more than Miller.
Oilers-Canucks Notebook: Will mixing up lines spark Pettersson?
Iain MacIntyre
While the Oilers' key change to split Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl was an attempt to generate more offence, the Canucks are shaking up their lines to try and spark struggling star Elias Pettersson.
'I'm trying': Canucks' Pettersson acknowledges struggles after Tocchet's callout
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Canucks' Tocchet demands accountability after Game 4 loss: 'Can't play with 12 guys'
Iain MacIntyre
After the painful Game 4 loss, Rick Tocchet publicly outed one-third of his players for either not understanding the magnitude of the opportunity in front of them or being unwilling so far to fully sacrifice themselves for it. "We can't play with 12 guys."
Oilers-Canucks Notebook: Pickard 'ready' for Game 4, Tocchet predicts aggression
Iain MacIntyre
The Edmonton Oilers are making at least one huge change for Game 4 as they try to level their Stanley Cup quarterfinal against the Vancouver Canucks. Mark Spector and Iain MacIntyre cover that and more in their Game 4 notebook.
Though Soucy will be missed, Canucks’ defence can withstand one-game suspension
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Silovs giving Canucks unexpected advantage in net: 'Fuels our group'
Iain MacIntyre
Not only has Arturs Silovs not been the liability for the Canucks that many predicted, the Latvian is outplaying celebrated opponents and actually giving Vancouver the advantage in the crease.