Canucks Year in Review: Derek Dorsett

J.D. Burke
July 26 2015 12:55PM

The hockey season may be over and done with, but the wound that is this last season as a Vancouver Canucks fan is still relatively fresh. There's plenty of meat left on these bones and with the draft and the opening of free agency now in the rear view mirror, it's time we got cookin'. 


The process starts with a series of player-by-player reviews for the season that was. Today's will be centered on Old Probiotic himself, Derek Dorsett.

Let's break it all down on the other side of the jump.

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Canucks Year in Review: Linden Vey

J.D. Burke
July 24 2015 02:03PM

The hockey season may be over and done with, but the wound that is this last season as a Vancouver Canucks fan is still relatively fresh. There's plenty of meat left on these bones and with the draft and the opening of free agency now in the rear view mirror, it's time we got cookin'. 

The process starts with a series of player-by-player reviews for the season that was. Today's will be centered on the Canucks presumptive fourth line center going into next season, Linden Vey.
Let's break it all down on the other side of the jump.

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Establishing AHL Baselines for Prospect Success

Josh W
July 24 2015 09:37AM

Nearly every hockey fan has the basic understanding that the NHL is the best hockey league in the world and that to become an regular player in the league you need to be the best of the best. Combining this with the piling of recent evidence suggesting that the peak age of players is around the mid-20s, it starts to become apparent that fans in every fan base tend to be over-confident in the success of their AHL (and other) prospects.

It is important when studying prospects, and when wanting to increase the general understanding of the league, to establish a baseline of success for those in development leagues.  

Continue past the jump as we look into AHL success.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
July 24 2015 07:00AM

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What has Kyle Dubas done, Canucks not having a very good summer, do the Flames have a core group, who is the Oilers next captain, free agents still out there and more in this weeks Roundup

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Lukas Jasek Spurned From Czech U20 Camp

J.D. Burke
July 23 2015 12:29PM

With little hockey related news left this summer, the Czech Republic were quick to steal the spotlight, announcing their list of invitees for their U20 junior development camp. The event is slated to be held in Calgary, between August 1-6 and should figure to have a large impact on the formation of their roster for the World Junior Championships this winter. It will include a series of practices and exhibition matches and feature the Canadian and Russian juniors as well.

These camps usually come with their fair share of surprises, and one such occasion this year will be the absence of Lukas Jasek, who was left off the list of invitees to the Czech camp.

It's a peculiar move to be sure, especially given Jasek's history within the Czech system. Lets try and figure out what it all means on the other side of the jump.

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