Five UFA’s the Canucks could squeeze in for 2013

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks Blogger Ben Lypka breaks down five UFAs that the Vancouver Canucks may be targeting this offseason. With names such as David Steckel, Steve Sullivan, Hal Gill, Akim Aliu and Colton Teubert on the list, the Canucks have options. The market has a mixture of veteran presence and moldable, youthful talent available, and these five options all would fit well.

Rick Rypien – My favourite Canuck of all time

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “the Flying V” Vanstone weighs in with another lockout post today. This one is special to him. His favorite all-time Vancouver Canucks player is Rick Rypien. While battling his own personal demons off the ice Rypien jumped at the opportunity to defend his teammates, Kevin loved this about him. Read on for more…

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