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Canucks shine in topsy-turvy NHL

In the National Hockey League, ‘V' stands for victory. ‘V’ also represents two of the best teams in the Western Conference, Vancouver Canucks and Vegas Golden Knights.

Bruce Penton

November 19, 2023

The Canucks, a team that in recent years has been an also-ran and a playoff non-contender by mid-November, are a near-juggernaut in the early going of the 2023-24 season. Edmonton Oilers, predicted to be a legitimate Stanley Cup contender, were so bad to start the NHL season that they're already on their second coach.

Welcome to the upside-down world that is the NHL.

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