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Vancouver Courier Mar 21, 2019
Who are some young, right-handed defencemen the Canucks could target in a trade?

Who are some young, right-handed defencemen the Canucks could target in a trade?

The Canucks have an issue on the right side of their defence. When you look at their long-term future on the right side, there are some major concerns. Chris Tanev is on the top pairing, but his game has declined and his body keeps breaking. Alex Biega might be able to play consistently on the third pairing, but he’s about to turn 31 and likely to experience a decline of his own. In the prospect system, Jalen Chatfield and Mitch Elliot are long shots to make the NHL. That leaves Troy Stecher and newly-signed prospect Jett Woo as the only two right-side defencemen that could reasonably be...
Vancouver Courier Mar 20, 2019
Can Alex Biega be a consistent top-six defenceman?

Can Alex Biega be a consistent top-six defenceman?

Over the past few years, Alex Biega has found his niche in the NHL as a seventh defenceman. He’s hassle-free: even when he’s a healthy scratch for weeks on end, he still works hard in practice and is ready to plug into the lineup at a moment’s notice to provide a little energy and some reliable minutes. When Alex Biega signed his two-year contract extension a year ago, however, he believed he had something more to give beyond being a seventh defenceman.

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