November 12 2015 03:14PM
It's another edition of the Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report, where we cover the latest and greatest in Canucks prospects across the world! Matthew Beattie still hasn't played a game yet (c'mon, Yale), but there's still a lot to talk about. Like, the injuries suffered by Tate Olson, Evan McEneny and Anton Rodin. Uhh... at least Thatcher Demko is going to break a billion records?
Anyway, let's look at the week that was.
November 12 2015 11:37AM
Your Canucks are in the nation's capital...ok not entirely it's actually the name of our country spelt horribly wrong. Kanata? Are you serious? With an uplifting win against the 'Bus on Tuesday and the feels that came with it, a two-game win streak would be a nice way to keep this road trip interesting. Ottawa is still the most neutral fan base in Canada; they win people are decently happy, they lose and no one is the wiser. Lucky. Let's beat these Spezza-less clowns.
November 11 2015 05:02PM
Alex Burrows will meet with the NHL on Friday to discuss his verbal exchange with New Jersey Devils forward Jordin Tootoo.
November 11 2015 04:30PM
There has seemingly been a lot of chatter floating around lately about how the NHL as a collective is getting younger. Whether it's due to salary cap restraints or a changing game that generally demands more athleticism from its players than ever before, the fact of the matter is that teams are divvying up a larger portion of the pie to their more youthful assets.
We're seeing that first-hand in Vancouver this season. While there's room to quibble with how they've been used on occasion by the coaching staff, there's no denying that the Canucks are embracing the league-wide youth movement with the quartet of players 22-or-under playing important roles for them early on.
Even with these philosophical adaptations by the organization, though, for the Vancouver Canucks everything still begins and ends with the Sedins. The more things change, the more they stay the same.
Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
November 11 2015 12:51PM
Welcome back to "What Would You Do Wednesday!" we missed last week, mostly because we couldn't think of things that we could do (actually, I fell asleep at the wheel). Today, let's talk about a youngster who is ripping it up away from the main roster.