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Wake With Elias: Petey and Hughes Return (Pretty Much)

After a long wait, it appears that Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes are back with the Canucks.

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Canucks News

  • While it’s not official, Canucks fans finally have the news they’ve been waiting for. Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes appear to have extensions in place. EP looks like he has a three-year deal:
  • And Hughes seems to have landed a six-year contract:
  • Here’s a look at how such a contract looks from an analytical standpoint for Pettersson:
  • And a similar look for Hughes:
  • While the Petey and Hughes news was the big talk of the day, there are still some questions around defender Travis Hamonic. It appears that his absence is vaccine-related and it could have major ramifications on the team’s blue line. Elliotte Friedman had a small update:
  • And some statements from owner Francesco Aquillini on the Canucks’ actions for the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation:

Hockey News

  • A statement on the Canadian Hockey League on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation []
  • Sonny Sachdeva on the impact of racism in hockey, and how to move forward [Sportsnet]
  • The Toronto Maple Leafs extended head coach Sheldon Keefe [TSN]
  • And a preview of Hockey East of the NCAA [The Ice Garden]