December 03 2015 09:40PM
Another week and another few games under each of the Canucks prospects scouts. Thatcher Demko continues to make it look easy in the NCAA while Brock Boeser is having a great time establishing himself as one of their top skaters. Much excitement continues out of Europe and even here in the CHL the Carl Neills are ripping it up. So how did they do?
November 26 2015 11:17AM
We are back with another week of the weekly prospect report. There's much to be excited about with Brock Boeser and Thatcher Demko in the NCAA, Carl Neill in the CHL, Anton Rodin and Nikita Tryamkin in Europe and even Dane Fox in the ECHL having a great week. Without waiting too long, let's dig into what they have done!
November 19 2015 01:00PM
Another week has passed, meaning another opportunity to take a look at all the actions of our future Canucks. There continues to be much to be excited about, especially with some of the top players in the NCAA and even in the CHL. Despite that, there are still questions of where exactly is Matthew Beattie? Let's dig into it!
November 12 2015 03:14PM
It's another edition of the Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report, where we cover the latest and greatest in Canucks prospects across the world! Matthew Beattie still hasn't played a game yet (c'mon, Yale), but there's still a lot to talk about. Like, the injuries suffered by Tate Olson, Evan McEneny and Anton Rodin. Uhh... at least Thatcher Demko is going to break a billion records?
Anyway, let's look at the week that was.
November 05 2015 01:21PM
The Canucks went into their training camps this year with a very bare roster, keeping invitees to a minimum. This is not common; often, the invitation system is used as a platform by NHL front offices to get their eyes on talent that they might want to add to the roster. Jim Benning might make us scratch our heads with some of his management decisions, but he does have an eye for talent. This makes the few players he did invite much more desirable to keep tabs on.
Outside of Utica Comets skaters the Canucks only invited 4 players to the camp: Rodrigo Abols, Jon Martin, Reid Gardiner and Jackson Whistle. Given their draft status, it isn't possible to sign them now; they must be drafted in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. They'd be older picks if the Canucks were to take a chance, but let's take a look at how they have been performing in their first month back in the CHL.