Alex Biega and the Expansion Draft

Ryan Biech
January 26 2017 01:00PM


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Tonight the Vancouver Canucks will face the Arizona Coyotes in Glendale. This marks the 50th game of the season for the Canucks, but for defenceman Alex Biega, it means that he will be playing his 19th contest of the season.

Which is what we are going to talk about today - Biega playing his 19th game this season and how that relates to the NHL expansion draft his summer. **Update: Philip Larsen returns to the lineup tonight, so Biega remains at 18 games**

There has been an abundant amount of incorrect information about the expansion draft put out there, so it's important that we explore this topic and how it may relate to the Canucks going forward.

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Canucks Army Midterm Prospect Rankings #3: Thatcher Demko

Ryan Biech
January 25 2017 11:00AM


Checking in as the third best prospect in the organization, is goaltender Thatcher Demko.

After dominating the NCAA for three years, the young netminder made his way to the AHL this season. There has been a bit of a learning curve, which was expected, but there is still no doubting the San Diego natives talent.

I've always been extremely high on Demko. He has the drive, work ethic, smarts and talent to be an impact goalie for the Canucks for years to come. There is a reason why he has quickly ascended the prospect rankings and is firmly a top three prospect.

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Canucks Army Midterm Prospect Rankings #5: Adam Gaudette

Ryan Biech
January 23 2017 05:00PM


A centre playing his second year for the Northeastern University Huskies, Adam Gaudette checks in as the fifth-ranked prospect in Canucks Army's Midterm Prospect Rankings.

When we last checked in with Gaudette, he was the 13th best prospect after a sensational second half to last season vaulted him to the front of the Canucks prospect depth chart. We ranked him there with a certain amount of concern regarding his ability to continue that pace, but so far this season, he's picked up right where he left off.

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Blackfish: Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report - January 19th, 2017

Ryan Biech
January 19 2017 01:00PM


We are back with another Blackfish!

Don't know if you have heard of this Brock Boeser kid, but he's good! He's back from injury and making everyone feel slightly better about the Canucks prospect pool!

One of the Canucks prospects will be in Langley this upcoming game for a tilt with the Vancouver Giants.

All of this and more in this weeks edition!

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Jordan Subban recalled from Utica

Ryan Biech
January 19 2017 12:11PM


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It's happened.

Jordan Subban has been recalled from Utica to join the Canucks ahead of their contest against the Florida Panthers on Friday night:

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