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Adam Lowry Named Winnipeg Jets Captain

A second Canadian franchise has named a player captain in just as many days. After the Vancouver Canucks named star defenseman Quinn Hughes as their next captain, the Winnipeg Jets have followed up with their own choice, tapping center Adam Lowry to

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Published: 5 months ago

The Young Stars Classic is a great jumpstart for Vancouver Canucks prospects

The Vancouver Canucks will be participating in the Young Stars Classic that starts this Friday, September 15th. The Canucks will play a total of three games against the Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, and Winnipeg Jets. The 2023 Young Stars game sch

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Published: 5 months ago

Ranking NHL teams by tiers: The bottom 16

This is part one of a two-part series ranking all 32 NHL teams by tiers for the 2023-24 season. Part two, which addresses the top 16 teams, will be published Wednesday.Keep in mind this exercise is rolling out roughly 10 days before trai

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Published: 5 months ago

Looking back on the path that led Quinn Hughes to the Canucks’ captaincy

In an understated press conference that pinned the ‘C’ on their stoic leader, the Vancouver Canucks ushered in a new era Monday, naming Quinn Hughes the 15th captain in franchise history.

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Published: 5 months ago

Hughes has all the attributes to be a great captain for Canucks

Thoughtful and smart, calm but driven, respected and liked by teammates – and one of the NHL’s best defencemen – Quinn Hughes has all the necessary attributes and ideals to develop into an excellent captain for the Vancouver Canucks.

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Published: 5 months ago

Why naming Quinn Hughes captain on Monday was great timing by the Vancouver Canucks

Patrik Allvin, Jim Rutherford, and Rick Tocchet have not been a part of the Vancouver Canucks organization for a long time, but they aren’t spring chickens when it comes to being NHL team employees. The shelf life of a general manager or head coach

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Published: 5 months ago

Canucks: Plaudits for popular Quinn Hughes assuming club captaincy

'I'm just going to keep piecing it together and do the best I can. All I know is I feel really excited to start the season and I really want to win.' — Quinn Hughes.

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Published: 5 months ago

Could SFU really work as the home of the Vancouver Canucks’ practice rink?

On today’s episode of Canucks Conversation, Chris Faber and I broke down my Friday report on the Vancouver Canucks’ talks with Simon Fraser University to build their practice facility on the school’s Burnaby campus atop Burnaby Mountain. If you

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Published: 5 months ago

What went into Tocchet and Canucks’ decision to name Hughes their next captain

Canucks head coach Rick Tocchet outlines the reasons that they picked Quinn Hughes as the team’s next captain, being one of the top players in the league, and being such a good person off the ice didn’t hurt his odds.

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Published: 5 months ago

Hughes, Tocchet, and Allvin speak about timing of Canucks’ captaincy decision and more

It was a busy morning out at Rogers Arena today, as the Vancouver Canucks officially introduced Quinn Hughes as the 15th captain in franchise history. Hughes sat with head coach Rick Tocchet and general manager Rick Tocchet by his side for his first

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Published: 5 months ago

What being a good leader means to Canucks’ Hughes as he looks to embrace new role as captain

Vancouver Canucks newly elected team captain Quinn Hughes gives his opinion on what it means to be a good leader and what his leadership style is as well as being expected to talk about things outside the sport of hockey.

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Published: 5 months ago

Bo Horvat congratulates Quinn Hughes on Vancouver Canucks captaincy

On Monday morning, the Vancouver Canucks announced Quinn Hughes as their 15th captain in franchise history. Alongside Rick Tocchet and Patrik Allvin, Hughes was made available to media at 10 AM. Hughes, who turns 24 in October, succeeds Bo Horvat as

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Published: 5 months ago