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Hockey fans celebrate as NHL season launches

January 19, 2013
Hockey fans celebrate as NHL season launches

Hockey fans across Canada are welcoming the return of the NHL today, as the puck drops on a season that has been shortened by a four-month-old lockout. CBC | British Columbia News

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Canucks Game Day: Canucks, Ducks all set to drop puck on new season

January 19, 2013
Canucks Game Day: Canucks, Ducks all set to drop puck on new season

The Vancouver Canucks embark on a new adventure tonight when they open their lockout shortened NHL season against the Anaheim Ducks, and even Canuck head coach Alain Vigneault isn’t sure what to expect. Global TV BC News

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‘Shorty’ grateful for time spent with family during NHL lockout

January 17, 2013

When a rumour floated that the NHL season might start up on Jan. 15, Canucks’ commentator John “Shorty” Shorthouse reluctantly broke the news to his young son. “He was not happy that we might get that close to his birthday,” said Shorthouse, whose son Will turned nine on Wednesday. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Season ticket-holder to drop puck at Canucks’ home opener

January 14, 2013

Like many NHL clubs, the Canucks have announced plans to reach out to the fans alienated by the lockout. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Canucks fans on social media irate over cheap food offer

January 13, 2013

With the lockout done, the Vancouver Canucks will be selling single-game tickets for their abbreviated NHL season this week, and if you feel like feeding your pro hockey habit, it’ll cost you at least $ 63.75 a pop to attend games at Rogers Arena. The tickets go on sale at 2 p.m. Tuesday. The first [...]

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