Can the Vancouver Canucks Finally Win the Cup?

Posted: 24th September 2009 by Darrin Thompson in NHL
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At press time, the Vancouver Canucks are sitting undefeated in the preseason and creating a huge buzz around hockey circles. Is this the team that can finally win it all? Many hockey experts are predicting the Canucks will have a huge season, with most predicting they will finish first in the Northwest Division and third overall in the Western Conference. Why are the experts so high on this year's roster? The first hurdle GM Mike Gillis had was to re-sign the major pieces of the roster while leaving cap room to fill out the roster. Job well done, as both Daniel and Henrik Sedinásigned for five years, while team captain and star goaltender Roberto Luongo inked a 12-year extension. Add the recent three-year extension for head coach Alain Vigneault, and the team is set till 2013. Like ...

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