Vancouver Canucks 2018 NHL draft prospect profile #21: Bode Wilde

Source: The Canuck Way
Date: 2018-05-23

Bode Wilde is up next in our Draft Prospect profiles, this exciting defenceman lead all defenceman in points this past year with the United States National Development Program (USDP). The Vancouver Canucks await draft day, where they will once again have the opportunity to draft more franchise players. In the meantime, we now profile 2018 draft […] Vancouver Canucks 2018

Vancouver Canucks: Jim Benning is adapting to the NHL draft

Source: The Canuck Way
Date: 2018-05-23

Jim Benning is slowly but surely adapting a modern outlook on the NHL Entry Draft. He looks poised to avoid the mistakes made in 2016 and replicate what was done in last year’s draft. Mistakes come with any job. You can plan for the unexpected, but can’t always account for everything. I never expect a […] Vancouver Canucks: Jim Benning is adapting to the NHL d

Should the Canucks Target Ryan Reaves?

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2018-05-23

Talks of the Vancouver Canucks potentially acquiring Ryan Reaves in the summer have been swirling in the media a little bit, and opinions have been somewhat divided. Todd Bertuzzi on SN 650 talking about the #Canucks going after ufa Ryan Reaves., "He is outstanding physically, so hard to contain down low and he is a

Canucks coach Travis Green is going to love Elias Pettersson

Source: Vancouver Sun
Date: 2018-05-23

How will Vancouver Canucks coach Travis Green use prospect Elias Pettersson? Jason Botchford and Jeff Paterson go over the possibilities.

Ben Kuzma: Big-stage tournament success won’t alter Canucks’ draft list

Source: The Province
Date: 2018-05-22

A month from the NHL draft, scouts are wary of what value to place on top prospects who have excelled, or are excelling, in major May tournaments. This is of critical importance to the Vancouver Canucks. The Fab Four of Rasmus Dahlin, Andrei Svenchnikov, Filip Zadina and Brady Tkachuk could be selected in that order June 22 in Dallas. After that it gets interesting for the Canucks, who need to bolster their back end. They hold the seventh overall selection and with four defence

The Pat-cast: Travis Green is going to love Elias Pettersson

Source: The Province
Date: 2018-05-22

How will Vancouver Canucks coach Travis Green use Elias Pettersson at the start of the NHL season? Jason Botchford and Jeff Paterson go over the possibilities. The boys are back for another episode of The Pat-cast, powered by Eagle Ridge GM. Jason Botchford and Jeff Paterson talk Elias Pettersson and other Canucks prospects.

Vancouver Canucks: Erik Gudbranson versus Luca Sbisa

Source: The Canuck Way
Date: 2018-05-22

With all the revisionist history surrounding the Golden Knights and the Expansion Draft, I wanted to use this time to take a look at two similar defencemen. One is four wins away from a Stanley Cup while the other is recovering from injury. At the time of the expansion draft, Jim Benning and the Vancouver […] Vancouver Canucks: Erik Gudbranson versus Luca Sbisa -

Vancouver Canucks should trade Chris Tanev To Oilers

Source: The Canuck Way
Date: 2018-05-22

Chris Tanev is the Vancouver Canucks best trade chip, and he’d be a perfect fit for the Edmonton Oilers. The Canucks could get a lot for Tanev, and they should see if the Oilers would give up their 10th pick, and maybe more. The Vancouver Canucks can’t go wrong with defenceman Chris Tanev, whether they […] Vancouver Canucks should trade Chris Tanev To Oilers -

Ben Kuzma: What does Anders Nilsson’s world gold mean for Canucks’ crowded crease?

Source: The Province
Date: 2018-05-21

At the end of a forgettable National Hockey League season, Anders Nilsson booked a trip to Los Angeles. The beleaguered Vancouver Canucks goaltender needed sun and solace and in La-La Land, the hulking Swede could stroll the streets and be mistaken for the Incredible Hulk, not a guy trying to find his game. Then came the call. Nilsson’s country came calling for the world championship tournament because Henrik Lundqvist (knee), Jacob Markstrom (knee, fatigue), Linus Ull

Vancouver Canucks: Anders Nilsson increases trade value at Worlds

Source: The Canuck Way
Date: 2018-05-21

Vancouver Canucks goalie Anders Nilsson backstopped Sweden to gold at the World Hockey Championship in Denmark, and he also built up his trade value heading into the offseason. It was joyous for Vancouver Canucks fans to see goalie Anders Nilsson lead Sweden to a thrilling gold medal victory over Switzerland in the World Hockey Championship, […] Vancouver Ca

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