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Jordan Clarke

  • joined Jul 15, 2011
  • last login Jan 22, 2014
  • posts 129
  • comments 188

Victoria-based designer and writer. I write about the Canucks and design magazines for a living.

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  • NFL Baltimore Ravens
User Blog

The case for John Tortorella

94

There's a growing sense that the former Blueshirt bench boss could make his next home in Vancouver, and it may be the right move for a team that's a little too comfortable.

Canucks Player Autopsy: Chris Tanev

Dissecting the season of Christopher Tanev, who's becoming an important player for the Canucks and is a restricted free agent this summer.

Canucks Player Autopsy: Jason Garrison

Analyzing Jason Garrison's first season as a Canuck, which was a success by any reasonable expectation.

Canucks Player Autopsy: Daniel Sedin

Sharpen your scalpels and snap on a pair of rubber gloves: it's time to dissect the Canucks 2013 season on a player-by-player basis. You might want to wear facial protection, this could get messy.

Henrik Sedin shines as Sweden takes gold at Worlds

59

After disappointing playoff performances, the Sedins put on a show in Sweden and lead the home team to their first gold medal since 2006.

Canucks vs. Sharks will begin Wednesday on TSN

In a surprise move that isn't all that surprising, the CBC picked up Leafs/Bruins and Senators/Canadiens, leaving Canucks/Sharks for TSN.

Blue & Green Machine: Are the Canucks a contender?

9

With just 2 weeks left to go in the regular season, what do the numbers say about how do the Canucks stack up against the rest of the field?

Blue & Green Machine: Who's hot and who's cold?

Taking a look at the Canucks individual and team PDO numbers for the season to see who's rolling and who's due for a breakout.

Blue & Green Machine: Corsi Ratings for Week 10

A look at the Vancouver Canucks possession data over a tough slog of 5 games in 7 nights and a whole bunch of injuries.

Blue & Green Machine: Week 9

33

Recapping the major stories from the past week of Canucks hockey: trying to make a bold move in a non-existant trade market.

When puck possession isn't enough

63

The stats say the Vancouver Canucks are one of the best puck possession teams in the league, but something's missing. What are advanced stats like Corsi and Fenwick not telling us?

Blue & Green Machine: Week 8

57

Analyzing the major storylines and key players from the week in Canucks hockey. A lack of results, a terrible power-play, and questionable coaching have the Canucks falling down the standings.

Blue & Green Machine: Week 7

12

Recapping the major storylines and key players in Canucks hockey: another injury to Ryan Kesler, finding the perfect defensive pairings, and rekindling the Roberto Luongo trade rumours.

Blue & Green Machine: Week 6

30

Vancouver's goalies are coming back to earth after a hot start. Plus, how the NHL's realignment plan effects the Canucks, and the rest of the storylines from the past week.

Blue & Green Machine: Sometimes the bar eats you

26

An emotional week in Canucks hockey, as Henrik Sedin overtakes Markus Naslund for the franchise scoring lead, Ryan Kesler returns from injury, and Manny Malhotra is forced to the sidelines.

Not picking Luongo for the Olympic team is idiotic

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There's bound to be a lot of debate on who should be named to Canada's 2014 Olympic team, but there needn't be much when it comes to the goaltenders.

Blue & Green Machine: The Balance of Power

17

Roberto Luongo on After Hours, the first NHL goals for Chris Tanev and Jordan Schroeder, and the rest of the storylines from the week that was in Canucks hockey.

Blue & Green Machine: Picking up points

14

The Canucks enter a crucial part of their schedule after an emotional letdown against the Blackhawks, with Roberto Luongo front and centre as usual.

Blue & Green Machine: Redemption

9

It was a week of redemption for Cory Schneider, Mason Raymond, Keith Ballard, and the rest of the Canucks as they try to keep winning without Ryan Kesler or David Booth.

Blue and Green Machine: What just happened?

33

Analyzing the major storylines and key players from the week in Canucks hockey: the goalie battle between Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider, the injuries to Ryan Kesler and David Booth, and the...

Top 10 Canucks Draft Picks: #6, Ryan Kesler

Maybe the most important cog in Vancouver's blue and green machine, Ryan Kesler has developed into the type of player every team covets.

Roberto Luongo and the Saga of Speculation

A mad scramble of rumours and hearsay, today will likely go down as a turning point in the Roberto Luongo saga.

Top 10 Canucks Draft Picks: #7, Cam Neely

11

A retrospective on one of the most one-sided trades in NHL history and the player who created the term "power forward".

Still listening, but for how long?

14

As the NHL lockout remains stuck in neutral, the league is playing a dangerous game with the only thing it still has going for it: a small group of fiercely loyal fans.

Top 10 Canucks Draft Picks: #8, Harold Snepsts

10

While never the most talented player on the ice, Harold Snepsts was the most beloved blue-collar blueliner to ever suit up for the Vancouver Canucks, and is the living embodiment of the idea that...

Top 10 Canucks Draft Picks: #9, Mattias Ohlund

Mattias Ohlund was remarkably consistent for 11 seasons with the Vancouver Canucks, and is the franchise leader in goals and points from a defenseman. Now in the twilight of his career, Ohlund...

Top 10 Canucks Draft Picks: #10, Patrik Sundstrom

Patrik Sundstrom was one of the most talented players to suit up for the Vancouver Canucks in the 1980s, and was the NHL's original Swedish twin. However, playing for mediocre teams during a...

The long goodbye to Roberto Luongo

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Roberto Luongo was brought to the Vancouver Canucks as their greatest hope for a Stanley Cup, but things didn't exactly work out. Now those hopes rest on the shoulders of Cory Schneider, who...

The Uncanny Valley

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I woke up on the morning of June 15, 2011 to one thought: In 12 hours, I might watch my team win the Cup. Now, here I sit 12 months later, still thinking about how they lost it. A lot has...

Canucks Player Autopsy: Dan Hamhuis

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A look at the 2011-12 season of Vancouver Canucks blueliner Dan Hamhuis.

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