The Vancouver Canucks enter the 2021-22 season with some fresh new faces in the lineup. Those players, along with a few from last year, could break out this season. In 2020-21, Nils Hoglander, Thatcher Demko, Jake Virtanen and Olli Juolevi were breakout candidates. Hoglander and Demko had good seasons, while Virtanen and Juolevi had disappointing
It’s been a long time since the Vancouver Canucks had two lethal power play units. Even the 2010-11 version of the team really only had one that carried the mail in Daniel and Henrik Sedin, Ryan Kesler, Christian Ehrhoff, and Mikael Samuelsson. They accounted for 52 of their 72 total power play goals that season.
Once the Stanley Cup Final concluded, the flurry of rumours, stories and possibilities started flying left, right and center. While some of these may come to fruition, many of them will fall by the wayside. It’s easy to get lost in the excitement of the NHL free agency period, with myself included. Whether it’s free-agent
It has been reported the Columbus Blue Jackets will likely trade Seth Jones as the defenceman has told the club he won’t sign an extension this summer. President of hockey operations John Davidson has stated the organization will not take the same approach they did with Artemi Panarin, who signed with the New York Rangers
The Vancouver Canucks have put a lot of faith in the AHL’s Utica Comets to prepare their prospects for the NHL. The Comets provide a platform for the Canucks’ draft picks to grow as players and get their first taste of professional hockey. Some players have made major progress in the AHL, settling into the
Vancouver Canucks prospects had yet another strong week of performances, especially when it came to the American Hockey League (AHL) and the Utica Comets. Meanwhile, in the NCAA, Aidan McDonough and Jackson Kunz continued their streaks of lighting the lamp, and we check in with Vasili Podkolzin, Dmitri Zlodeyev, and Arvid Costmar’s injury status. All
The Vancouver Canucks have a deep prospect pool right now that has a lot of players on the cusp of breaking into the professional ranks. We hope that many of them will go on to successful NHL careers with at least one Stanley Cup in their future, ideally with the Canucks. So without further ado,