Comets Militia: Down on the Farm – November 28th, 2014

Josh W
November 28 2014 11:30AM



I won’t lie to you; it has not been a good week for the Utica Comets.  

Vancouver's upstart American Hockey League affiliate are  coming  off of their firs t series of back-to-back losses of the season, and this week won only  2 out of a 6 possible points.   As a result of their struggles t he Comets  have slightly fallen in the standings, but like we preach ad nausea m here   at Canucks Army:  i t is the process and not the results that matter.   

So continue past the jump to read how the Comets have performed beyond the win/loss record.

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Should the Canucks Acquire Tyler Myers?

Josh W
November 27 2014 10:00AM

Over the summer, there were a number of rumours flying around connecting the Vancouver Canucks' new General Manager Jim Benning to the Buffalo Sabres’ Tyler Myers.  Why not?  The deal makes sense, at least on the surface.  You have a gigantic right-handed young defencemen that skates well, who could step in with Dan Hamhuis injured, and has the pedigree coming from being a first round pick and a Calder trophy winner only few years ago. 

But is this prospective deal really one that the Canucks should explore? Read past the jump as we delve into the career of Tyler Myers.

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Canucks Army Prospect Report – November 26th, 2014

Josh W
November 26 2014 10:00AM


It’s been another full week of prospect activities with all of Vancouver's players in the pipeline playing games.  The OHL has surprisingly been the least productive this week while Jake Virtanen, players in the NCAA, Europe, and the ECHL have all been very active. The World Juniors will be coming up very shortly and Hockey Canada plans to announce its camp roster soon.  That being said a number of Canucks prospects have been in discussion to make their respective national team including: Horvat (CAN, but unlikely to be released from the Canucks), Virtanen (CAN), McCann (CAN), Subban (CAN), Cassels (US), Forsling (Sweden), and Demko (US).

Without keeping you waiting, continue past the jump for the latest on your Canucks’ prospects.

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

Josh W
November 21 2014 09:00AM



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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