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NHL ON TSN: ALL CANUCKS TEAM

To celebrate the Vancouver Canucks' 40th anniversary, the NHL on TSN presents its All-Canucks Team, as chosen by long-time Canucks broadcaster Jim Robson. Statistics are updated through the 2009-10 NHL season. (Photo Credit: Getty Images, Vancouver Canucks)

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MARKUS NASLUND
Position: Left Wing
GP with Vancouver: 884
Canuck Stats: 346 G, 756 PTS
Note: Acquired in a low profile trade from Pittsburgh for Alex Stojanov, Naslund would become the Canucks' all-time leader in goals and points scored.

TREVOR LINDEN
Position: Centre
GP with Vancouver: 1,140
Canuck Stats: 318 G, 733 PTS
Note: Linden was the heart and soul of the Canucks, playing 16 seasons in Vancouver and leading the club to the Stanley Cup Final in 1994.

STAN SMYL
Position: Right Wing
GP with Vancouver: 896
Canuck Stats: 262 G, 673 PTS
Note: Over 13 seasons, Smyl set club records for games played, goals, assists, and points. He's also Vancouver's longest serving captain.


DANIEL SEDIN
Position: Left Wing
GP with Vancouver: 705
Canuck Stats: 20 8G, 547 PTS
Note: One of the NHL's most consistent point producers since the end of the lockout, Daniel recorded a career-high 85 points last season.

HENRIK SEDIN
Position: Centre
GP with Vancouver: 728
Canuck Stats: 138 G, 572 PTS
Note: Last season, Henrik became the first Canuck to capture the Art Ross Trophy and win the Hart Trophy as the league's MVP.

PAVEL BURE
Position: Right Wing
GP with Vancouver: 428
Canuck Stats: 254 G, 478 PTS
Note: Only Mike Bossy and Wayne Gretzky scored more goals in their first three NHL seasons than The Russian Rocket.


DON LEVER
Position: Left Wing
GP with Vancouver: 593
Canuck Stats: 186 G, 407 PTS
Note: Lever hit the 20-goal mark six times in Vancouver and was the club's captain from 1977 to 1979.

THOMAS GRADIN
Position: Centre
GP with Vancouver: 613
Canuck Stats: 197 G, 550 PTS
Note: Gradin scored 20-plus goals in each of his first four seasons and scored 19 points in Vancouver's 1982 Cup run.

TONY TANTI
Position: Right Wing
GP with Vancouver: 531
Canuck Stats: 250 G, 470 PTS
Note: Tanti was an offensive force in Vancouver between 1983-84 and 1987-88, averaging close to 40 goals a season.


GREG ADAMS
Position: Left Wing
GP with Vancouver: 489
Canuck Stats: 179 G, 369 PTS
Note: A native of Nelson, B.C., Adams was a clutch scorer in Vancouver's memorable postseason run to the Stanley Cup Final in 1994.

PATRIK SUNDSTROM
Position: Centre
GP with Vancouver: 374
Canuck Stats: 133 G, 342 PTS
Note: Sundstrom played five seasons with the Canucks, with his best campaign in 1983-84 when he scored 38 goals and 91 points.

TODD BERTUZZI
Position: Right Wing
GP with Vancouver: 518
Canuck Stats: 188 G, 449 PTS
Note: An intimidating power forward, Bertuzzi set career highs in goals (46), assists (51) and points (97) in 2002-03.


Defence

MATTIAS OHLUND
Position: Defence
GP with Vancouver: 770
Canuck Stats: 93 G, 325 PTS
Note: A talented puck-moving defenceman, Ohlund notched at least 20 points in each of his 11 seasons in Vancouver.

HAROLD SNEPSTS
Position: Defence
GP with Vancouver: 781
Canuck Stats: 35 G, 195 PTS
Note: One of the club's most durable players ever, Snepsts was the club leader in penalty minutes for several seasons.


JYRKI LUMME
Position: Defence
GP with Vancouver: 579
Canuck Stats: 83 G, 321 PTS
Note: Lumme arrived in a trade from Montreal in 1990 and tallied at least 30 points in seven of his nine seasons in Vancouver.

DENNIS KEARNS
Position: Defence
GP with Vancouver: 677
Canuck Stats: 31 G, 321 PTS
Note: A solid offensive blueliner, Kearns totaled 50 or more points in four of his 10 seasons with the Canucks.


DOUG LIDSTER
Position: Defence
GP with Vancouver: 666
Canuck Stats: 65 G, 307 PTS
Note: Lidster anchored the power play for most of his 10 seasons in Vancouver and scored a career-high 63 points in 1986-87.

ED JOVANOVSKI
Position: Defence
GP with Vancouver: 434
Canuck Stats: 57 G, 234 PTS
Note: Jovo Cop played his best hockey in Vancouver after arriving in 1999 as part of the deal that sent Pavel Bure to Florida.


Goal

KIRK MCLEAN
Position: Goaltender
GP with Vancouver: 516
Canuck Stats: 211 W, 20 SO, 3.28 GAA, .886 SV%
Note: The club's winningest netminder through their first 40 years, McLean led the NHL in wins (38) and shutouts (five) in 1992.

ROBERTO LUONGO
Position: Goaltender
GP with Vancouver: 271
Canuck Stats: 156 W, 24 SO, 2.39 GAA, .918 SV%
Note: Acquired in another blockbuster deal with Florida in 2006, Luongo's play inspired management to name him as captain in 2008.




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