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Skating coach Barb Aidelbaum helps Canucks players keep their edge

When Mike Santorelli met Barb Aidelbaum for the first time he didn’t know what to think. The teenager was a budding prospect who was great with the puck but lacked quickness. Santorelli’s father...
Canucks Community Scholarship

David Thompson and Britannia Teens Win Community Spirit Scholarships

This year two Vancouver School District students were awarded fifth annual Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarships. This year's scholarship winners were David Thompson Secondary's Parys Liu...

St. Patrick's Day and the art of beer making

St. Patrick’s Day is the biggest and best day of the year for a lot of pubs and breweries. One such place is Central City Brewhouse. Located at SFU Surrey, across from Surrey Central SkyTrain, they...

Britannia Hockey Academy students skate to success

Hockey isn’t just keeping kids at Britannia fit – it’s helping many stay on track off the ice and in the classroom.

Will hockey be back on November 2? NHLPA's time to decide is now.

Will hockey be back on November 2?

Canucks post-mortem week: the defencemen

Can Alex Edler step up and become an elite NHL defenceman?

Canucks post-mortem week: The forwards

Will the Canucks look to add a playmaker to the top six this offseason?

Coach Vigneault: to fire or not to fire

Alain Vigneault is one of the NHL's most successful coaches. If he were to be fired, who would step up to take his place?

Roberto Luongo: to deal or not to deal

Picking up Luongo is like buying gold bars: he is the safest goaltending commodity on the market in years.

Canucks post-mortem week

Mike Gillis faces his most difficult offseason yet, as GM of the Vancouver Canucks.