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Video- Bo Horvat Receives The ‘C’ In Vancouver

from Ben Kuzma of the Vancouver Province,

Horvat knew in the summer that he was going to be named captain.

“Everybody was trying to keep it a secret and it was the worst-kept secret ever,” laughed Horvat.

You would think that would put the centre at ease when the big night finally arrived. It didn’t. Horvat was not quite himself and the magnitude of the major moment was captured with his father, Tim. shedding a tear at Rogers Arena.

“I’m not going to lie —  I was nervous,” admitted Horvat. “You feel that added pressure, but at the same time, I wanted to embrace it and go out there and have a good game. It was a really special night and one I won’t forget. It was pretty surreal. It was actually pretty emotional and obviously really humbling and a dream come true.”


Watch the ceremony below.

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Bo Horvat Out With A Foot Fracture

Horvat has 10 goals and 20 points for the Canucks this season.


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Bo Horvat Gets His Money

from Jason Botchford of the Vancouver Province,

He got more than Tyler Johnson did this summer, who’s been among the league’s best playoff performers in recent years and was a season away from unrestricted free agency.

He got more than Alex Galchenyuk, who has 75 per cent more NHL points. It’s more than Mika Zibanejad got with the New York Rangers.

It’s more than the $29.4 million US deal the Columbus Blue Jackets signed with Alexander Wennberg, a centre taken in the same draft as Horvat who has more production and is coming off a 59-point season for a playoff team.

Horvat, who has been a good player on really bad teams, is getting Jonathan Drouin money, a $33 million total deal spread over six years, which means the Canuck are laying out top dollar for his production.

Your take on this depends entirely on how you see these two players. Drouin is potentially an elite first-line winger.

Horvat? Three years into his NHL career, after leading the Canucks in points for the past season and a half, people still aren’t quite sure.

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A Six-Year Deal For Bo Horvat In Vancouver

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed centre Bo Horvat to a six-year contract extension worth an average annual value of $5,500,000.

"Bo has quickly become a foundational player on our team and we're thrilled for him to be a part of what we're building here long term," said Benning. "His commitment and work ethic have helped his game improve each season. He's already a leader on our team and a young player fans can be excited to watch for years to come."

"It's a great feeling to be able to continue my career for six more seasons in Vancouver and I'm grateful to the Aquilini family and Canucks management group for making this possible," said Horvat. "Since being drafted by the Canucks, I have been welcomed by fans with open arms and I'm incredibly proud and fortunate to call this city and province home. I couldn't be more excited to help this team win."

Horvat, 22, registered career-highs in goals (20), assists (32) and points (52) in his third season with the Canucks in 2016.17. The third youngest player to lead the team in scoring and the eighth skater to reach 20 goals before the age of 22, Horvat appeared in his first career NHL All-Star Game this past year, collecting three points (1-2-3) in the Pacific division's first contest against the Central and one goal in the final versus the Metropolitan. Horvat also ranked 12th in the League in faceoff win percentage (50.5%) among players that took over 1,480 faceoffs and 19th in total faceoff wins (756).

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Video- Bo Horvat Took A Puck To The Back Of His Head Last Night



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Video- You Make The Call

Tough no-call and I probably agree with it.  Bo Horvat did have the puck so no interference for me.


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