Get To Know A Prospect: Jared McCann, Not Jared McCan't

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July 07 2014 12:19PM

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The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds are one of the most forward-thinking and progressive hockey organizations on the planet. Under the leadership of young GM (and friend-of-the-blogosphere) Kyle Dubas, the Hounds have quickly vaulted to the top of the OHL standings, finishing this past year 4th in points in a brutal Western Conference. 

Dubas and coach Sheldon Keefe place a great deal of value on analytics, and track Corsi, zone starts, and zone entry stats in order to gain a better understanding of what meaningful contributions their players make over the course of a full season.

There is no one better to give a detailed, analytic-focused breakdown of Canucks 1st round pick and Greyhounds centre Jared McCann than Kyle Dubas himself. After reaching out to Canucks Army to address some of our concerns with the selection of McCann, Dubas generously agreed to answer a few questions we had about McCann and help Canucks fans gain a better understanding of the 17-year old kid who will hopefully turn into the centrepiece of the Ryan Kesler trade. You're going to like what you hear.

1) From looking at HockeyDB, it appears as if McCann was your #1 centre, with the inference that he played the majority of his 5v5 time with 91-point Sergey Tolchinsky. Is this accurate? Who were McCann's most frequent linemantes this past season? In what ways did McCann help Tolchinsky relative to someone like Tyler Gaudet?

Last season, Jared spent the majority of his time on the ice with veteran winger Andrew Fritsch. Jared would have played significantly more games without Tolchinsky on his line than with him. Our forwards were largely grouped in pairs with McCann-Fritsch, Watling-Gaudet, Tolchinsky-Miller as the main pairings. Very late in the regular season and playoffs Tolchinsky joined the McCann-Fritsch pair. 

 

Tolchinsky played less than 5 games with Gaudet, so it's tough to compare how Jared helped him relative to Tyler. What Jared did was force teams to use one of their top two lines against him and the Gaudet line. This allowed us to play Tolchinsky-Miller, Speers and Michael Bunting versus the oppositions so-called bottom 6 where we found a great advantage.

Background on Andrew Fritsch: he's an overage right winger that was a 6th round pick of the Phoenix Coyotes in 2006. He's hovered around a point per game since his draft year, and this season was no different. See his OHL stats here.

2) In what role(s) was McCann deployed? Did he see mostly offensive zone duty, or was he a defensive zone specialist? Did he see significant PP or PK responsibility? Did Sheldon Keefe make an effort to play him against the other team's best players?

Jared was deployed in the role of a top line centre. His offensive zone start rate was the 4th lowest on our team at 56% offensive zone starts (behind just Jean Dupuy, Patrick Watling and Tyler Gaudet). He played versus the oppositions 1st or 2nd line. Tyler Gaudet was voted the best defensive centre in the league in the OHL Coaches vote so at home Sheldon would often deploy Gaudet versus the opposition’s best line, and on the road that duty would fall on Jared as coaches tried to free their best players from playing versus Gaudet, who was a 20 year old. Jared, as just a 17 year did an excellent job in that regard, as his possession numbers illustrate.


Jared saw duty on the PP and PK both and was our best faceoff man, as well. On the PP Jared was used on his off wing to take advantage of his elite shot.

3) You mentioned strong zone entry numbers. Sheldon Keefe seems to be a forward thinking coach, so are these numbers due to Sault Ste. Marie's system emphasizing carry-ins and aggressive play at the bluelines, or is McCann uniquely good at winning the neutral zone? How do his ZE numbers compare to his teammates (and the rest of the OHL, if you have those stats)?

Jared’s controlled zone entry rate was 70% this season which was behind just Bryan Moore (77%), Tolchinsky (73%) and Watling (71%). Obviously, the style of play utilized and coached by Sheldon lends itself to high controlled zone entry numbers but being able to execute that style and not reverting to old habits requires speed, skill and game intelligence to make plays through the neutral zone. To that end, I would say Jared’s ability match up so well with the system taught and put in place by Sheldon. On the defensive side, Jared’s controlled zone entry against rate was 49%, 2nd on the team to Fritsch (48%). Collaborating the totals in both regards paints the picture of a terrific neutral zone player for you.

4) What role do you see McCann fulfilling at the NHL level? Who would you compare his style of play to? Do you believe he has the offensive upside to turn in to a Ryan O'Reilly or Patrice Bergeron-type 2-way top-6 centre? Or do you believe the majority of his utility be on the defensive side of the puck?

If Jared can maximize his potential he’s a top 2 line NHL Centre. A lot of him reaching his potential has to do with his physical maturation. He’s a guy who is essentially NHL average height but 30 pounds below average weight. When I watch Jared play I am reminded a lot of Ryan O’Reilly and Logan Couture. I’m most comfortable comparing to O’Reilly and Couture because I also watched them before Major Junior, throughout their career in the OHL and then into the NHL. Bergeron I only saw at the World Juniors and then in Boston so relating to his development is not as easy.

Logan Couture scored 78 points in 54 games as a 17-year old, before regressing to 58 points in 51 games the next season. Couture rounded back into form as a 19-year old and was scoring at a 1.26 pts/GP pace as a 20-year old in the AHL with Worcester. O'Reilly on the other hand scored 66 points in 68 games with the Erie Otters, and made the jump to the NHL at 18. McCann's boxcars lag behind these two players so far, but he was the #1 centreman on a significantly better team.

5) After adjusting scoring rate of recent 1st round picks for age and era, McCann's boxcars compare most closely to Nick Foligno and Alex Burmistrov among OHLers. Do you think that McCann has more to give offensively in junior? Why might McCann's offensive upside be higher than the players he most closely compares to?

This is a simple answer for me and is a resounding yes. Jared showed utter dominance at times (games with 4 goals, 5 points, etc.) and then stretches of games where he was held off the score sheet. During the season, it appeared to me that Jared so concerned about defence and being above the puck that he was extremely conservative with his jumping high into the rush. That was something that Sheldon and Jared spent a lot of time on and I know that Sheldon has spent a lot of the off-season watching to figure out how Jared’s offensive dominance could become more consistent.


Jared also missed the net with his individual shot attempts more than anyone on our team by a wide margin. I would equate it to a young pitcher with just electric stuff that deals with control issues early in his career. He is one of the rare prospects in this draft that could flat out beat a goalie with his wrist shot from just inside the blue line regularly. As he works on his shooting accuracy, which he will tell you is a major priority, his numbers are going to drastically improve. His highlight reel from the past season shows what he is capable of with regards to end to end tantalizing offensive play when at his best.  


The other thing that hinders Jared (and all of our centres production) is the system we deploy in the defensive zone. The centres must come very low (to the goalie) to provide the D a controlled option low in the zone. He cannot cheat ever or leave the zone, thus you will never see him slide behind the opposition D for easy chances and often has the puck with 5 members of the opposition in front of him versus 2 or 3 if he got the breakout pass from the winger off the wall as many others do.

6) According to ExtraSkater, McCann was tied for 32nd among 2014 draft eligibles in even strength points with 32. Is this representative of the season he had offensively? Did he suffer from poor shooting luck at all? How can he improve these totals going forward?

The numbers are the numbers, they don’t lie. Jared will be the first to say, as I have seen him say quite often to the press, that he was not happy with his offensive production. As detailed above as he asserts himself up in the play and hits the net more, you’re going to see his offensive totals really take off. Sheldon has spent a lot of his off-season breaking down every single shift Jared had at even strength and has a plethora of development areas which will only add to Jared’s offensive prowess and be really exciting to watch.

7) How does his Corsi% of 57.9% compare to the rest of the Greyhounds? To the rest of the OHL? Can you speak to how these skills may translate at the NHL level?

Jared’s outright Corsi was best amongst our forwards (+259 total) and behind only Darnell Nurse and Kyle Jenkins on our team overall. Objectively, we have been tracking these numbers for just 3 seasons internally and so being able to make any certain statements about how major junior possession numbers help project what a player is going to be able to accomplish at the NHL level is still unwritten. Subjectively, I believe Jared’s shot attempt and zone entry data paint a very promising picture of his ability.


In the NHL, you often see media bemoan players who have what they deem as average offensive totals (Grabovski comes to mind) but more analytical types really value what those players bring. I think that has same scenario has seen Jared been deemed a “safe” pick by some over the past few days. Meanwhile, analytics show how great of a player Jared was for us. I realize those numbers aren’t public knowledge (they are proprietary, though gleaned through public events). Which is why we felt it was important to share some of that data with the most passionate of the Canucks fan base to help present what Jared can truly bring.

8) What are your expectations of McCann for next year and the rest of his OHL career? Why do you think he can take significant steps forward in his offensive game as soon as next season?

We believe and Jared believes that he will take major steps forward next season and the rest of his OHL career. He has all of the tools to become one of the league’s premier centres as soon as this season should he maximize his summer strength and conditioning program and Sheldon works to incorporate new habits and traits into Jared’s game which will best allow him to take advantage of his vast offensive potential.

So there you have it, a glowing review of Jared McCann from his own OHL GM. There are some very exciting nuggets of information there, including comparisons to Logan Couture and Ryan O'Reilly, references to high-end tools, and most importantly solid evidence to suggest that McCann is a large part of the motor that drives a very good Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds team. Kyle Dubas also thinks that McCann has far more to give offensively, and there is no other CHL program I'd rather have handling the development of a top-end forward prospect than the Hounds. They emphasize creativity and puck possession, while trying to stomp out bad habits like reflexively dumping the puck in instead of making plays.

At the time of the selection, the information that we had available to us suggested that McCann was a riskier selection with lower overall upside than guys like Nikolay Goldobin, Josh Ho-Sang, and Ivan Barbashev. Learning new information changes this outlook somewhat, as we learned that McCann does other things - things that we don't and can't know that the other guys do - that really help teams win. Still, none of this matters if McCann doesn't develop, and where he goes in the next 2-3 years will be crucial to his long-term NHL projection. I'm more positive about McCann today than I was on Friday.

If Jared McCann does project to reach Logan Couture-like levels of success, he will have to become an elite scorer for his age group at some point before he gets to the NHL. A Bo Horvat-like jump to the ballpark of 1.4 pts/GP will be very encouraging next year and probably not an unreasonable increase in offense to ask for, although you'd still like to see a bit more than that. Remember, if we're saying the ceiling of McCann is comparable to Ryan O'Reilly, we have to be cognizant of a couple of things: Ryan O'Reilly was never projected to become Ryan O'Reilly, and more talented players with better track records of success fail to reach that level all the time.

But for the time being, we have learned some really positive things about Jared McCann, and it looks more likely from our perspective that he may reach his ceiling than it did last Friday. Still, how McCann can grow his offensive game will go a long way towards determining if he has a top-6 or bottom-6 NHL potential, so it can be said that a big chunk of the Canucks' future is in the hands of Kyle Dubas, Sheldon Keefe, and the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. And with their commitment to puck possession and offensive creativity without sacrificing a two-way game (side note: how refreshing is it to hear a hockey guy say something like "his defense is too good so we need him worrying less about his two-way game and more about offense"?), there are few organizations I'd rather have fostering a talent like McCann's.

Once more, a big thank you to Kyle Dubas for generously taking the time to provide some really detailed answers to questions and concerns we had about Jared McCann. We at Canucks Army have been Greyhounds fans for a while because it's excellent to see a team so openly embrace analytics like the Hounds have, and providing insight like this just re-affirms that they are a first-class organization. You can follow Kyle, McCann, rest of the Greyhounds on Twitter here: @KyleDubas, @jaredmccann19, @OHLHoundPower. Go Hounds!

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#1 Steve_May
July 07 2014, 12:31PM
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Minor Glitch - Fritsch was a 6th round pick in 2011 - not 2006. Otherwise you have a 25-year-old in junior. Very Wooderson-like, man.

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#2 JDM
July 07 2014, 12:38PM
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I'm going to call this the best interview ever posted on this website. Seriously. That was awesome in every possible way.

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#3 NM00
July 07 2014, 12:44PM
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Excellent interview Rhys.

My favourite line

"Jared also missed the net with his individual shot attempts more than anyone on our team by a wide margin. I would equate it to a young pitcher with just electric stuff that deals with control issues early in his career."

While the word of his GM should be taken with a grain of salt to some degree, it's certainly nice to hear someone who believes he has a higher ceiling than his offensive numbers to date suggest...

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#4 Peachy
July 07 2014, 12:47PM
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Holy crap. I take it all with a grain of salt - Dubas has an interest in making his player look good - but the level of detail and thought that went into his responses is amazing and enlightening.

There are many NHL teams that don't put half the thought that the Soo do into hockey, never mind individual players.

Nice work on getting and conducting this interview Rhys.

Hopefully Jared gets left with the Soo for a couple years to develop.

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#5 Peachy
July 07 2014, 12:55PM
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Rhys, just curious: did you similarly reach out to Mike Moore and / or Mark French of the Hitmen for discussion about Jake Virtanen?

If so, what was the response?

if not, what's the hold up? :D

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#6 dan
July 07 2014, 01:30PM
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I agree - Amazing article. Can we get Dubas & Keefe in Vancouver management?!

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#7 Austin Wallace
July 07 2014, 01:32PM
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That is awesome. Dubas is someone I look up to, for sure. I was just approved for a statistical sports-management degree at UBC, and Dubas is already accomplishing what I am striving for.

I am definitely higher on McCann than I was, and while I get that Dubas might shade optimistic on McCann, a lot of the great things he said were quantitative and not subjective.

Thanks for the interview!

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#8 GeezMoney
July 07 2014, 01:48PM
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We will see this kid one day playing second line centre behind... well we'll have TWO second line centres!

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#9 Mack
July 07 2014, 03:02PM
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@Austin Wallace

If you don't mind me asking, what is the program? Any info on it online? I looked around a fair bit on the UBC website and couldn't find anything like that

Great interview Rhys!

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#10 Austin Wallace
July 07 2014, 03:21PM
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It is through Integrated Science. I integrated Statistics and Data Mining with a Business minor. I'm also taking game theory and some sports psych to round it out. At a high level, I am going to gain the tools to generate data, extract information from it, determine the usefulness of said information in terms of wins, goals, etc. and then apply it in the real world.

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#11 El Pucko
July 07 2014, 04:24PM
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Its already been said but that was great stuff, thank you much! What a great organization for a young player to evolve.

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#12 JFR
July 07 2014, 04:37PM
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The stats are very good and I thought McCann was a good pick from the start after reading about his personality make up. Stats can be used in all different ways, but intangibles are just that. The past few years everyone has bemoaned the Canucks draftees as some of the weakest around.In the last two years four first round picks that bring different talents to the table.

Horvat and McCann seem to be cut from the same cloth. Winning centers that play an all around game. If you add psychology into the mix, having Junior players that forego pure scoring stats in order to become an all around player at such a young age, shows a maturity beyond their years. Shinkaruk and Jake V... Have offensive potential, one a sniper the other Power Forward.

The difference I see between Gillis and Benning seems to be they way they look at hockey in general. You have to hit on a top 5-10 pick. They have to be a top line or pairing guy. In the bottom half of the first ect..... Looking at ceilings is fine, but you need those guys to play for your team in some capacity.

What if he doesn't reach his max potential, do we still have a player?! Even if McCann isn't O'Rielly he should still be a productive member of the Canucks. A competitive guy that would be a terrific defensive shut down 3rd liner that would be good on the PK.

Whiffing on guys like Schroeder can set your team back. He hasn't reached anywhere near his ceiling but has no appreciable skill to plug in anywhere. Shinkaruk is more that type of player than McCann, which is why he was dangled to try and get the first overall pick. If Hunter Shinkaruk doesn't score 20+ goals a year in the NHL..... How does he help your team??

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#13 Amazing insight
July 07 2014, 06:42PM
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This has got to be the best article I've seen in a long time. Kudos to Dubas and the Greyhounds for providing this insight. It was very insightful and exciting as a Canucks fan.

I love love love that the Jr teams are starting to keep track of advanced stats. Now there needs to be a centralized database for Jrs like Behind the Net etc. Time to get on it stats folks and Jr teams :)

Excited for McCann, sounds like another Bo Horvat type guy - you can never have enough of these type of players.

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#14 wes
July 07 2014, 07:21PM
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GeezMoney wrote:

We will see this kid one day playing second line centre behind... well we'll have TWO second line centres!

If Henrik is good as a 2nd line center in a few years. And Bonino is just good enough to be a 2nd line center then as well. And Bo Horvat becomes a good 2nd line center. And Jared McCann ends up becoming an alright second line center. Are we a good team?

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#15 Lemming
July 07 2014, 09:35PM
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wes wrote:

If Henrik is good as a 2nd line center in a few years. And Bonino is just good enough to be a 2nd line center then as well. And Bo Horvat becomes a good 2nd line center. And Jared McCann ends up becoming an alright second line center. Are we a good team?

Doesn't that just make us the Blues?

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#16 wes
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Lemming wrote:

Doesn't that just make us the Blues?

Doesn't that just suck?

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#17 Matt
July 08 2014, 12:16AM
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Two thumbs up!! :-D

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#18 JFR
July 08 2014, 02:19AM
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wes wrote:

If Henrik is good as a 2nd line center in a few years. And Bonino is just good enough to be a 2nd line center then as well. And Bo Horvat becomes a good 2nd line center. And Jared McCann ends up becoming an alright second line center. Are we a good team?

All the folks that want super stars, should look at the kings and and see how winners are built in the salary cap era.....

Dustin Brown is not a 12 mil a yr player, but he is a Captain! Anze Kopitar isn't a leader like Brown, but is a two way center that makes everyone around him better!

Get the picture.... Kane and Towes are looking for 12 mil a yr to play in the NHL, which leaves what left for the other... Oh I don't know the other 16 players that fill out a hockey teams roster. And I didn't count goalies and the guys in the boxes!

If you are a "new style team" which is actually the "old style team" that breeds loyalty through substance not , " No Trade Clauses" and two more extra years.

Gillis played for now... I will pay you for two years extra and give you the control.

I see Benning as a... We are building a Team. We will always try to be in the Playoffs, and if you don't feel like you are in the right place..... Give me 5 teams we can trade you to, before the deadline." You can trust I will do the right thing."

Detroit built a solid conception behind guys like Scottie Bo.., Stevie Y, Nick Lindstrom.... If you come here, you know what you are going to get! That's what I believe the Canucks are trying to build with Trev, Benning and Coach Willie! Pundits still believe Det is a contender because it was so long.

I remember reading comments from Rob Blake after he won the Norris Trophy, But then got traded to Colorado. He said, I love what the Kings did for me, but walking into the room with Forsberg and Sakic...... Losing wasn't an option.

I will take a bunch of second liners that refuse to lose. Fourth liner that plays like second liner is a positive! After the draft I thought, no one has compared anyone to Raffi Torres...... He is the guy that we missed the most after 2011....

The culture is changing in Van and it should be embraced!

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#19 JFR
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wes wrote:

If Henrik is good as a 2nd line center in a few years. And Bonino is just good enough to be a 2nd line center then as well. And Bo Horvat becomes a good 2nd line center. And Jared McCann ends up becoming an alright second line center. Are we a good team?

All the folks that want super stars, should look at the kings and and see how winners are built in the salary cap era.....

Dustin Brown is not a 12 mil a yr player, but he is a Captain! Anze Kopitar isn't a leader like Brown, but is a two way center that makes everyone around him better!

Get the picture.... Kane and Towes are looking for 12 mil a yr to play in the NHL, which leaves what left for the other... Oh I don't know the other 16 players that fill out a hockey teams roster. And I didn't count goalies and the guys in the boxes!

If you are a "new style team" which is actually the "old style team" that breeds loyalty through substance not , " No Trade Clauses" and two more extra years.

Gillis played for now... I will pay you for two years extra and give you the control.

I see Benning as a... We are building a Team. We will always try to be in the Playoffs, and if you don't feel like you are in the right place..... Give me 5 teams we can trade you to, before the deadline." You can trust I will do the right thing."

Detroit built a solid conception behind guys like Scottie Bo.., Stevie Y, Nick Lindstrom.... If you come here, you know what you are going to get! That's what I believe the Canucks are trying to build with Trev, Benning and Coach Willie! Pundits still believe Det is a contender because it was so long.

I remember reading comments from Rob Blake after he won the Norris Trophy, But then got traded to Colorado. He said, I love what the Kings did for me, but walking into the room with Forsberg and Sakic...... Losing wasn't an option.

I will take a bunch of second liners that refuse to lose. Fourth liner that plays like second liner is a positive! After the draft I thought, no one has compared anyone to Raffi Torres...... He is the guy that we missed the most after 2011....

The culture is changing in Van and it should be embraced!

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#20 JFR hi
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JFR wrote:

All the folks that want super stars, should look at the kings and and see how winners are built in the salary cap era.....

Dustin Brown is not a 12 mil a yr player, but he is a Captain! Anze Kopitar isn't a leader like Brown, but is a two way center that makes everyone around him better!

Get the picture.... Kane and Towes are looking for 12 mil a yr to play in the NHL, which leaves what left for the other... Oh I don't know the other 16 players that fill out a hockey teams roster. And I didn't count goalies and the guys in the boxes!

If you are a "new style team" which is actually the "old style team" that breeds loyalty through substance not , " No Trade Clauses" and two more extra years.

Gillis played for now... I will pay you for two years extra and give you the control.

I see Benning as a... We are building a Team. We will always try to be in the Playoffs, and if you don't feel like you are in the right place..... Give me 5 teams we can trade you to, before the deadline." You can trust I will do the right thing."

Detroit built a solid conception behind guys like Scottie Bo.., Stevie Y, Nick Lindstrom.... If you come here, you know what you are going to get! That's what I believe the Canucks are trying to build with Trev, Benning and Coach Willie! Pundits still believe Det is a contender because it was so long.

I remember reading comments from Rob Blake after he won the Norris Trophy, But then got traded to Colorado. He said, I love what the Kings did for me, but walking into the room with Forsberg and Sakic...... Losing wasn't an option.

I will take a bunch of second liners that refuse to lose. Fourth liner that plays like second liner is a positive! After the draft I thought, no one has compared anyone to Raffi Torres...... He is the guy that we missed the most after 2011....

The culture is changing in Van and it should be embraced!

Btw... Trolls! I'm not comparing any of the Canucks brass to any of the HOFers! That worked for Detrioit.... I know Scottie Bo's consulting with his sin in Chicago, Stevie is in Tampa and Nick is retired. Talking about a culture that goes from the top down! Trev knows how close he got to the cup, forget about us fans!

I remember Gretz celebrating when Canada won the Gold in Salt Lake City.... He didn't get a medal, but it's the competitor in him and he said it would have been great to win in Nagano, but winning in North America was special .

Players will change, the Sedins will retire, but they will be all time Canucks who worked for Canuck House created their own charities and were the kind guys you wished were your neighbors.

This is a transition! The a twins aren't done, but they need help. Vrbata and the Sedins with the new leadership will take us "Up Were We Belong"..... If that doesn't happen in the next 4 yrs, I guarantee they will be back after their playing days. They will be in the ring of honor and celebrate like Trev will.

Seriously good cats that got the worst reps..... Hank had the second longest iron man streak, but it was because he was soft... Danny got sucker punched by Kieth and missed the playoffs, save one game. It's time the team gave them help and fan sites like this should realize how lucky we were to have these cats as our top guys!

So you miss the times, lwhen Hank went to Danny back to Hank then Burrows buries it.... For his 30th goal. That's not going to happen, but they ain't done.

Trolls, I really can't fathom, why a guy or girl would take the time in the offseason to throw down on a team they don't follow, but I guess a lot of people have free time. Go back to the Oil page and complain about Craigy Mac being the last guy to not wear a helmet and that's the reason!

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#21 andyg
July 08 2014, 04:54AM
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@JFR

Great players are exciting to watch and can single handedly win games for their team.

Great teams win the cup!

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#22 JeremyOK
July 08 2014, 10:21AM
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Great profile. If he does put up better boxcars this season, I wonder if we'll hear comparisons to Cody Hodgson -- some of this description sounds familiar from that last Canucks blue-chipper. Knowing what we know now (Kesler's exit, Hodgson's development, Kassian's question marks), that 2C spot looks more and more like a Hodgson-shaped hole. Let's hope the new management team keeps these new guys happy and develops them properly so we don't lose them just before they're really needed (and ready).

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#23 argoleas
July 08 2014, 12:59PM
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It is clear that this transition plan will be all about drafting and development, with some trades (like Vey), while the older players hold the fort and give us consistent playoff presence. Optimistically, this team will peak once the superpowers of the west begin their decline, which is still at least a few years away. So dont expect a deep run until at least 3 years from now.

The core of this new group, for better or worse, will be the 13/14 draft classes, with possible additions form the deep 15 draft.

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#24 chulookin
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I love the Canucks i am going to suggest the weirdest thing i will mention, throw the year so Connor McDavid can center Fox like he did with the Eerie Otters last year assuming the Canucks get the first pick in next years draft...or put Fox on the Sedin line so Hank can add another 64 points to his point total...

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