Looking at the Canucks and how to handle an NHL goaltending tandem

Source: Sportsnet.ca
Date: 2017-12-13

The Vancouver Canucks have a problem -- and it’s a good one. What started out as a murky goaltending situation has turned into a feel-good story for the Vancouver Canucks. When Ryan Miller left for greener pastures this summer, the Canucks were left with a huge hole to fill in net.

NHL Rumors: Buffalo Sabres, St. Louis Blues, and the Vancouver Canucks

Source: mynhltraderumors.com
Date: 2017-12-13

    On the Buffalo Sabres, St. Louis Blues and Vancouver Canucks … TSN Insider Trading: Bob McKenzie: Teams are talking to the Buffalo Sabres about Evander Kane. Talks are intensifying, but it doesn’t mean he’ll be traded before the holiday roster freeze. The Sabres are trying to get more than a 1st round pick,

9 Lackluster Canucks Who Need to Step Up

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2017-12-13

The Vancouver Canucks, as I touched on in my previous article, were plagued with injuries to key players in November and early December. Almost immediately after my article had been published, yet another key player in Sven Baertschi was sidelined for an estimated four-to-six weeks with a fractured jaw. These injuries have left the Canucks […]

Vancouver Canucks gameday: Trying to end slump vs. streaking Predators

Source: The Canuck Way
Date: 2017-12-13

Having lost two of their top three scorers in Bo Horvat and Sven Baertschi; the Canucks are stuck in a three-game skid. Things won’t be any easier tonight when they take on the red-hot Predators. From a Team Tank perspective, Monday night’s 5-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets could not have gone any better. The […] Vancouver Canucks gameday: Trying to end s

NHL Rumors: Avalanche, Canucks, Capitals, and Sharks

Source: mynhltraderumors.com
Date: 2017-12-13

On the Colorado Avalanche … Jimmy Murphy: Source is saying that despite teams like the Florida Panthers and Pittsburgh Penguins possibly looking at goaltenders, the Colorado Avalanche are not getting much interest in goaltender Andrew Hammond. On the Vancouver Canucks … Rick Dhaliwal: Spoke with Dan Milstein, Alexander Burmistrov’s agent, about trade rumors involving his

Game Day: Canucks look to get back on track vs. Predators

Source: The Province
Date: 2017-12-13

The Vancouver Canucks, losers of three in a row, try to change that tune vs. Music City’s team in the Nashville Predators at Rogers Arena (7 p.m. on Sportsnet Pacific, Radio: Sportsnet 650) THE BIG MATCHUP Brock Boeser versus Pekka Rinne Remember Nov. 30 in Music City? Boeser bought time and space in th

Canucks feel Nikolay Goldobin still has room for improvement

Source: Sportsnet.ca
Date: 2017-12-13

Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green sees room for improvement with forward Nikolay Goldobin. The 22-year-old aspiring sniper has one goal and one assist in four games for Vancouver

Kuzma: Now’s the right time for Goldobin to grow his total NHL game

Source: The Province
Date: 2017-12-13

You don’t have to tell Nikolay Goldobin about being in the right place at the right time. Blessed with natural offensive skill and a boyish enthusiasm, the Russian winger is enamoured with everything afforded National Hockey League players. A charter jet. Fancy hotels. Great meals. Add an environment that’s conducive to becoming better every day on and off the ice — especially amid the scrutiny of Henrik and Daniel Sedin — and you sense that a 22-year-old winger with a

Vancouver Canucks weekly thoughts: Rasmus Dahlin, Burmistrov on the block

Source: The Canuck Way
Date: 2017-12-12

This week, we acknowledge the impact of Baertschi and Horvat’s injuries, give our thoughts on the Subban trade, and speculate on Alex Burmistrov’s future. We also look at how next year’s salary cap jump affects the Canucks moving forward. Salary cap increase opens up flexibility NHL commissioner Gary Bettman met with reporters Friday following a […] Va

Vancouver Canucks: 3 takeaways from 5-1 loss to Jets

Source: The Canuck Way
Date: 2017-12-12

The losses of Bo Horvat and Sven Baertschi continue to hurt the Vancouver Canucks, who were increasingly sloppy in a woeful 5-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets.  Here’s what we learned. Well, the Vancouver Canucks will want to erase Monday night’s awful 5-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets out of their minds quickly. After all, […] Vancouver Canucks: 3 takeaways from 5-1 loss to

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