Comets Militia: Down on the Farm – November 21st, 2014

Josh W
November 21 2014 09:00AM

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It’s been another week of play down in Utica with the Comets have a lighter load as they prepare for the Frozen Dome Classic, the most important regular season game of the year.  The Comets have continued their win streak and all of the underlying numbers continue to look good.  News must have travelled to Vancouver, as Jim Benning has even made some moves to bolster the depth for a possible Calder Cup run.

Without keeping you any longer, read past the jump for all the latest down on the farm!

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Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report – November 20th, 2014

Josh W
November 20 2014 09:15AM

It's been another week in the Smylosphere as the Canucks prospects have been busy, doing what they do best, battling in corners and playing a full 60 minutes.  With that said some prospects are beginning to stand out while others are leading fans to question their future.  Without wasting time, let's get right into the non-AHL prospects!

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Ice Storm: Canuckivity

Josh W
November 16 2014 03:16PM

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One of my interests in hockey is on the management side, everything from analysis to managing player assets and more.  It is this activity behind the scenes at the rink that have inspired me to go to law school*.  I recently picked up a book called “Ice Storm” by Bruce Dowbiggin, which details all the behind the scenes events of the Mike Gillis era for the Vancouver Canucks.  I haven’t seen too much discussion on this book in the Smylosphere outside of VanCityBuzz, so having actually read it, I thought I’d give you a quick review.

(* not actually going to law school)

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Comets Militia: Down on the Farm – November 15th, 2014

Josh W
November 14 2014 09:00AM

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Courtesy of UticaComets.com

It’s been another week of play for the Utica Comets with another 3 games under their belt.  The team's success continued as they won 2 of 3 games, collecting 4 points.  All of the Comets' underlying numbers remain very positive, and even with the reshuffling of lineups due to injuries in Vancouver, the team continues to play some encouraging hockey.

Continue past the jump for an update on the Comets this week.

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Canucks Send Rookie Forward to the Minors; Other News and Notes

Josh W
November 13 2014 04:00PM

We knew it was going to happen; it was just a matter of when.  When rookies are in the NHL line up getting a cup of coffee with the big club it’s rare that they can stay with them for long.  Soon they have to be sent down to the lower leagues to hopefully continue their development. 

Read past the jump to learn all about one of Canucks Army's favourite rookies and his time in the NHL.

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