Gillis & Gilman Speak: Canucks State of the Union Update

Jeff Angus
December 19 2012 08:00PM

Canucks GM Mike Gillis and Assistant GM Laurence Gilman were on the TEAM1040 on Wednesday afternoon with Don Taylor. The interview was wide-ranging and about as candid as could be expected from the two. They covered essentially all of the major issues surrounding the team right now, from the lockout, to Ryan Kesler’s injury status, to Alex Edler’s development, and more.

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10 Reasons to Look Forward to the World Juniors

Jeff Angus
December 13 2012 11:05AM

The World Junior Hockey Championship is alway fantastic hockey, but this year’s tournament will be even more special. NHL caliber talent will litter the rosters, and since hockey fans have been shut out of enjoying the NHL thanks to the most ridiculous lockout in modern professional sports, they'll presumably be extra excited.

There are many reasons to get excited about the WJHC every year – players playing with passion that comes from playing for one’s country, and the intensity that comes from a short tournament setting, to name two. How about a few more? Nail Yakupov, Seth Jones, Nathan MacKinnon, Ryan Strome, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Aleksander Barkov – the list goes on, and on, and on.

Let’s get to the top 10 reasons to get excited about the 2013 WJHC.

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The Top 20 Canucks Prospects: An Update (Part IV)

Jeff Angus
December 06 2012 10:14AM

We here at CanucksArmy published our top 20 prospects list this past summer, and have provided follow up coverage on a lot of the organization's prospects this season, especially those playing in Chicago with the Wolves. However, there are many notable prospects in the organizaton playing elsewhere - the CHL, NCAA, or over in Europe. Although the season is only a few months old, why not check in and see how the top 20 prospects are faring?

This week, I take a look at the top five prospects in the organization: Jordan Schroeder, Brendan Gaunce, Nicklas Jensen, Eddie Lack, and Zack Kassian.

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The Top 20 Canucks Prospects: An Update (Part III)

Jeff Angus
November 29 2012 10:45AM

We here at CanucksArmy published our top 20 prospects list this past summer, and have provided follow up coverage on a lot of the organization's prospects this season, especially those playing in Chicago with the Wolves. However, there are many notable prospects in the organizaton playing elsewhere - the CHL, NCAA, or over in Europe. Although the season is only a few months old, why not check in and see how the top 20 prospects are faring?

This week, Joe Cannata, Alexandre Mallet, Joseph LaBate, Frank Corrado, and Kevin Connauton are profiled.

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The Top 20 Canucks Prospects: An Update (Part II)

Jeff Angus
November 22 2012 11:47AM

We here at CanucksArmy published our top 20 prospects list this past summer, and have provided follow up coverage on a lot of the organization's prospects this season, especially those playing in Chicago with the Wolves. However, there are many notable prospects in the organizaton playing elsewhere - the CHL, NCAA, or over in Europe. Although the season is only a few months old, why not check in and see how the top 20 prospects are faring?

This week, Alexandre Grenier, Patrick McNally (seen above), Billy Sweatt, Anton Rodin, and Alex Friesen are profiled.

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