Canucks prospects to watch: Podkolzin could be among best from 2019 Draft

Source: Sportsnet.ca
Date: 2020-04-07

VANCOUVER – When the Vancouver Canucks came home from the 2015 entry draft, not many people outside the player’s family paid much attention to Adam Gaudette. That was the Connor McDavid-led draft in South Florida where the Canucks snagged Brock Boeser, who had a compelling story as well as enticing

Should Canucks target Braden Holtby if they lose Jacob Markstrom?

Source: The Canuck Way
Date: 2020-04-07

Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom is a pending UFA. If he leaves in free agency, should the Canucks target Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals? The Vancouver Canucks haven’t been able to reach a new deal with goalie Jacob Markstrom, and there’s a good chance that they lose the 30-year-old in free agency. And if […] Should Canucks target Braden Holtby if the

Canucks: Can Nils Hoglander make the lineup next year?

Source: The Canuck Way
Date: 2020-04-07

Vancouver Canucks’ prospect Nils Hoglander was a living highlight reel in the hockey world this season. Can the 19-year-old crack next year’s Canucks lineup? Over Jim Benning’s six-year tenure as general manager for the Vancouver Canucks, he’s done an excellent job finding and selecting highly talented players at the draft table. With much help from […] Canucks:

Last Week on The Quickie | Unlucky Canucks Blessed with Broadcast Brilliance

Source: Nucks Misconduct
Date: 2020-04-06

Celebrating his 70th birthday, Canucks broadcaster Tom Larscheid is carried by fellow Canucks broadcasters (L-R) John Garrett, Rick Ball, John Shorthouse and Canucks broadcast producer Mike Whittingham prior to the game between the Vancouver Canucks and the Colorado Avalanche at G

Canucks Top 5 Prospects Not in Utica

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-04-06

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, here are the top five prospects playing outside of the American Hockey League (AHL) right now. Related:

Canucks: Ranking Elias Pettersson among NHL’s young stars

Source: The Canuck Way
Date: 2020-04-06

The stats of Vancouver Canucks forward Elias Pettersson compare very favourably to the stats of the other young star forwards’ first two seasons. When Elias Pettersson launched his NHL career with ten goals in his first ten games, Vancouver Canucks fans were put on notice that they had something special here. And his play throughout […] Canucks: R

Canucks: 10 things to be proud of and grateful for this year

Source: The Canuck Way
Date: 2020-04-06

The Vancouver Canucks’ 50th season was exciting, gut-wrenching and above all else, it was entertaining. Here are 10 things to be proud of this season. COVID-19 is soon to be the proverbial “knife to the heart” of what was turning out to be a very moving and meaningful season for the Vancouver Canucks.  NHL pause […] Canucks: 10 things to be proud of and grateful for this y

Canucks: Looking at the top candidates for a compliance buyout

Source: The Canuck Way
Date: 2020-04-05

If the NHL were to grant teams one or two compliance buyouts, which players would the Vancouver Canucks look to move on from? The 2019-20 NHL season has been suspended for almost four weeks now, and the Vancouver Canucks have more time to think over their plans for the offseason. If the season is canceled, […] Canucks: Looking at the top candidates for a compliance buyout -

Canucks: Playoff fate would have been decided yesterday

Source: The Canuck Way
Date: 2020-04-05

Originally, the NHL playoff picture would have been set today, but COVID-19 paused all sports and stopped the Vancouver Canucks from proving they’re a playoff team. COVID-19 is a very serious global issue that stretches far beyond the importance of any sport, but it still pains thousands of passionate Vancouver Canucks’ fans who feel robbed […] Canucks: Playoff fa

Canucks: The case for re-signing defenceman Chris Tanev

Source: The Canuck Way
Date: 2020-04-04

The Vancouver Canucks won’t be able to retain all of their free agents. Here is the case for prioritizing and keeping blueliner Chris Tanev. Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning is right up against the cap, and unless he can find a way to unload a couple of expensive contracts, he stands to lose one […] Canucks: The case for re-signing defenceman Chris Tanev -

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