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If the Canucks can land #1 Overall I wouldn't be surprised to see a fast turn around that works this time 


2023 Trade Deadline 


To Vancouver: Samuel Girard, Colorado's 2023 1st round pick

To Colorado: Bo Horvat (50% retained) Travis Dermott 


Why Colorado does this trade, Colorado is still in win now mode trying to go back to back, they have a huge hole in 2c and Horvat would a be a perfect fit, they a surplus of top 4 defensemen in Toews Makar and Byram and Manson, Girard has typically played 3rd pair this year, Colorado is also saving some cap in this deal as well which allows them to upgrade their team further. 


Why Vancouver does this, Getting Girard would be a nice boost to our top 4, very good puck moving defensemen who is responsible in his own zone, Who is only 24, He can also play the right side despite being a LHD, getting a 1st this year also allows us to either a have another top 40 pick in one of the deepest drafts in recent memory or another valuable trade chip,


2023 Draft day


Draft picks:

Canucks win 1st overall and select Connor Bedard

Canucks fill a organizational need and select Cameron Allen in the second round 


Draft Day trades

To Arizona: Colorado's  2023 1st round pick Vancouver's 2024 1st round pick (lottery protected) Riley Stilman, Jack Rathbone

To Vancouver: Jakob Chychrun


Why Arizona does this trade, The Coyotes have been trying to move Chychrun for a while, here they get their asking price of two 1st round picks and a prospect.

Why Vancouver does this trade, Winning Bedard changes this organization into win now mode overnight, Having a 1-2 Center punch of Pettersson- Bedard makes it easier to start spending high end assets like 1sts, Vancouver is finally able to address their biggest need with  Chychrun who is a great 2 way dman with some size that can play with Hughes long term.



To Ottawa: Tyler Myers (50% retained)

To Vancouver: Ottawa's 2025 3rd round pick


Why Ottawa does this trade, Ottawa needs defensemen Myers is good value at 3,000,000 with only a year left on his deal, he also can be a good vet for a younger Sens team.

Why Vancouver does this trade, Cap space.



Free Agency



J.T Compher $4,000,000 x 4 Years

Tyler Motte $1,750,000 x 2 Years

Alexander Edler $775,000 x Years 

Luke Schenn $775,000 x 3 Years

Andrei Kuzmenko $5,750,000 x 5 Years



Ethan Bear $1,500,00 x 2 Years

Connor Bedard $950,000 x Years

Nils Hoglander $925,000 x 2 Years


College free Agents

Jake Livingstone $950,000 x 3 Years



Why sign these players? Compher is the perfect 3rd line center, He is good in both ends of the ice he is 11th in the league for faceoff wins, Compher is going to need a pay raise and Colorado won't be able to provide it, Motte comes back to familiar place to where he has had his most success so far in his career Vancouver gets a great 4th line energy guy, Edler also comes back as the 7th D which new management he signs a 2 year deal into retirement, Livingstone stays in BC and provides a huge need 



Line Up  

Mikheyev - Pettersson - Kuzmenko

Miller- Bedard - Garland

Podkolzin - Compher - Boeser

Joshua -  Lazar - Motte


Hughes -  Chychrun

Girard - Schenn

Ekman-Larsson  - Bear







This team should be able to contended almost immediately, In this system you would still have Guys like Hoglander, Livingstone, Lekkariamki this team would be ready for now and the future with this approach 

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