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Alvin Cho

Born and raised in BC, Canada. I have always been a big fan of sports in general, but hockey has always been on the top of my interests. Every day I am glued to the latest developments in the world of hockey, and it is becoming more than just an interest, but a part of who I am. Give me a follow on twitter! @AlvinTheChoster

Vancouver Canucks acquire Derek Dorsett from New York Rangers

The trade circus continued for the Vancouver Canucks, as they acquired right wing Derek Dorsett from the New York Rangers in exchange for 85th pick in the 2014 NHL Draft. Dorsett, 27, scored four goals and added four assists with 129 penalty minutes in 51 games with the Rangers last season. Originally selected in the seventh round (189th overall) by the Columbus Blue Jackets, …

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Vancouver Canucks trade Jason Garrison to the Tampa Bay Lightning

The Vancouver Canucks continued their busy day of dealing, sending defenceman Jason Garrison to the Tampa Bay Lightning along with the rights to Jeff Costello in exchange for the 50th overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft. Tampa also receives Vancouver’s seventh-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft in the deal. The 29-year-old has four years remaining on a six-year deal he signed with the Canucks …

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Vancouver Canucks trade Ryan Kesler to the Anaheim Ducks

The Kesler drama is over. After months of speculation and rumours, Ryan Kesler has been traded to the Anaheim Ducks. In return, the Canucks acquired centre Nick Bonino, defenseman Luca Sbisa, and the 24th overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft. The teams will also swap third-round picks – Anaheim’s 85th overall selection this year and Vancouver’s third-rounder next year. Kesler has …

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Vancouver Canucks Buyout David Booth

Vancouver Canucks forward David Booth cleared waivers on Wednesday and the team has used their second of two compliance buyouts on him. Booth, 29, had one season and $4.75 million remaining on a six-year, $25.5 million contract he signed prior to the 2009-10 season while playing for the Florida Panthers. “We wish David all the success in the future and thank him for his …

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What does the future hold for the Jim Benning led Vancouver Canucks?

Last Friday, Trevor Linden officially introduced Jim Benning as the Vancouver Canucks’ new General Manager. The two of them answered questions from the media, giving Canucks fans the first taste of what they can expect going forward (transcribed below). Benning appears eager to create a 4-line team, one that has contributors spread out all over the roster. Benning also demonstrated …

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Is Jim Benning the Vancouver Canucks’ newest GM in waiting?

Since Mike Gillis was fired as the Vancouver Canucks’ General Manager back in early April, rumours have been swirling around current Boston Bruins assistant GM, Jim Benning. A former Canucks defenseman and teammate of Canucks President Trevor Linden, Boston has given permission for Benning to be interviewed for a week. Another candidate for the job is Nashville Predators Assistant GM …

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Mike Gillis Fired as President and GM

Mike Gillis is out as the president and general manager of the Vancouver Canucks. After helping the Canucks to five straight Northwest Division titles, Monday’s loss to the Anaheim Ducks mathematically eliminated the Canucks from the playoffs for the first time in Gillis’ tenure. “On behalf of my entire family, I would like to sincerely thank Mike Gillis for his hard …

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Slovakia loses to Czech Republic; Disappointing Olympics come to an end

”We came close, but it was too little too late,” Slovakia’s Michal Handzus said. With their 5-3 loss to the Czech Republic, Slovakia’s disappointing Olympics have officially come to an end. After losing games to USA, Slovenia, and Russia in group play, Slovakia had a chance to redeem themselves in the quarter-finals by beating Czech Republic. Unfortunately, despite Slovakia’s 3rd …

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Slovakia loses in shootout; To face Czech in Qualifying Round

The Sochi Olympics have been a disappointment for Team Slovakia as a whole, losing their opener to the US 7-1, and then dropping their game against Slovenia 3-1. Heading into their game against the home team Russia, Slovakia knew they needed some momentum. Looking for a spark, Jan Laco was a surprise starter in place of his winless team’s two …

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Slovakia loses to Slovenia; Still winless at Sochi

“I’m kinda speechless,” said Anze Kopitar. “So happy. This is going to stick with Slovenia for a long time.” While Slovenia celebrated their first ever Olympic win, Sloavkia is left to rethink their performance in the Sochi Olympics. After losing to Slovenia 3-1 on Saturday, Slovakia is now winless at these Olympics. If the Slovaks  don’t suddenly start playing better, …

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Slovakia gets blown out in Olympic opener to USA

After achieving their best ever Olympic finish in 2010, Slovakia entered the Sochi Olympics with high aspirations. Unfortunately for the Slovaks, they started the tourney with an embarrassing loss to the United States of America, losing 7-1. John Carlson opened the scoring before Slovakia forward Tomas Tatar got away with going into the zone offside to score a game-tying goal 24 …

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