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5 Bold Predictions for the Vancouver Canucks in 2014-15

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The Vancouver Canucks missed the playoffs in 2013-14, failing to qualify for the first time since 2007-08. With several of the team's best players already well into their 30s, Vancouver is looking to get back into contention as soon as possible. Here are five Canucks-related predictions for 2014-15.

5. 90+ Points for Henrik Sedin

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5. 90+ Points for Henrik Sedin

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The departure of failed defensive-minded coach John Tortorella will be a significant boon for Henrik Sedin, who will turn back the clock and have a 90-point season for the first time since 2010-11.

4. 80-Point Season for Daniel Sedin

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4. 80-Point Season for Daniel Sedin

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Daniel Sedin hasn't been the same since taking a brutal elbow from Duncan Keith in March of 2012. This season, Sedin will finally shake the monkey off his back and get his offensive game back into elite territory.

3. Nick Bonino Proves Just as Impactful as Ryan Kesler

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3. Nick Bonino Proves Just as Impactful as Ryan Kesler

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Nick Bonino is a very capable second-line center, and he certainly has the ability to equal what Ryan Kesler did for Vancouver from 2011-12 to 2013-14. Many forget just how underwhelming Kesler was during that span compared to what he contributed in 2009-10 and 2010-11 . Bonino is an able replacement.

2. Ryan Miller Returns to 2009-10 Form

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2. Ryan Miller Returns to 2009-10 Form

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2009-10 was the only truly great season of Ryan Miller's career. He didn't fit well with the St. Louis Blues and struggled badly in last year's playoffs, but a change of scenery to Vancouver will turn out to be just what Miller needed to get back to dominating.

1. Canucks Nab Wild Card Spot

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1. Canucks Nab Wild Card Spot

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The Canucks have the most complete roster out of all the playoff bubble teams. They'll take the Western Conference's final wildcard spot and play either the Anaheim Ducks or Chicago Blackhawks in the first round.

Sean Sarcu is a Chicago Blackhawks writer for RantSports.com. Follow him on Twitter or add him to your network on Google.