Canucks Sign Defenceman Philip Larsen

Tyler Horsfall
July 01 2016 01:47PM

The Vancouver Canucks have signed defencemen Philip Larsen to a one year, $1.025 million deal.

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McKenzie, Dreger: Canucks Favourites to Land Eriksson

Tyler Horsfall
July 01 2016 08:03AM

Kicking things off bright and early, TSN's Bob McKenzie and Darren Dreger tweeted out their early expectations for free agency. Both Dreger and McKenzie have pegged the Canucks as favourites to land forward Loui Eriksson today:

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Catch of the Day: Sam Gagner, Josh Jooris amongst Canucks UFA Targets

Tyler Horsfall
June 30 2016 12:34PM

With free agency being just under a day away, there are some minor details about who the Canucks have interest in outside of the big name players. 

Per News 1130, the Canucks have expressed interest in forward Sam Gagner:

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Canucks Planning to Buy Out Higgins, Keep Burrows Per Report

Tyler Horsfall
June 26 2016 02:36PM

It is reported that the Vancouver Canucks have finally made their decision on whether or not to buy out Chris Higgins and Alex Burrows. Per Matt Sekeres of TSN 1040 radio, the Canucks will be buying out Higgins and retaining Alex Burrows for the upcoming season.

By buying out the remaining year on Higgins' contract, the Canucks will have just under $11 million in cap space free for free agency. The breakdown for Higgins' buyout will see him count against the Canucks cap for $833,333 over the next two seasons, courtesy of General Fanager

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Canucks Select Rodrigo Abols 184th Overall

Tyler Horsfall
June 25 2016 12:43PM

With the 184th overall pick, the Canucks selected a familiar face in Rodrigo Abols. Abols was invited to the Canucks' prospect camp last year, impressing both management and fans along the way. Unfortunately, due to the NHL's CBA, the Canucks were unable to sign Abols to a contract

Abols was unranked by both Central Scouting and ISS in the final rankings. However, Abols was ranked 121st out of North American skaters by Central Scouting for the midterm rankings.

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