Canucks Army Prospect Report - April 15th, 2015

Josh W
April 15 2015 11:00AM

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Dane Fox's 30th Goal of the Year - Courtesy: Sarah_Hobday

We are back with another edition of the Canucks Weekly Prospect Report, where I dig into all the latest stats, rumours, gossip, news, achievements, and even made up stories from around the different junior hockey leagues. We look into the play of all (non-AHL) Canucks prospects from the CHL, NCAA, Europe, and even the ECHL.

Without further ado, continue past the jump to see what went down!

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Comets Militia: Down on the Farm – April 11th, 2015

Josh W
April 11 2015 12:00PM

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Courtesy: Utica Comets Fans Facebook Group

We are back with this week’s Comets Militia report, where we review all the latest in news, statistics, rumours, gossip and made up narratives regarding the Vancouver Canucks farm team: The Utica Comets.  The Comets continue their winning streak, as they look towards the Calder Cup, as they try and win out the West and aiming to catch up to Manchester for the Kilpatrick Trophy.

Read past the jump to see how that went down.

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Canucks Army Prospect Report - April 10th, 2015

Josh W
April 10 2015 09:00AM

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Courtesy: Sarah Hobday

We are back with another edition of the Canucks Weekly Prospect Report, where I dig into all the latest stats, rumours, gossip, news, achievements, and even made up stories from around the different junior hockey leagues. We look into the play of all (non-AHL) Canucks prospects from the CHL, NCAA, Europe, and even the ECHL.

Without further ado, continue past the jump to see what went down!

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Are Patrick McNally and Joe LaBate Worth Keeping in the Organization?

Josh W
April 07 2015 03:15PM

While Mike Mike Gillis is often criticized for experimenting with drafting thanks to his idea of spending late round picks on over-agers (an idea that works in baseball), but he does not get enough credit for the things he did well.  This is largely a result that draft picks take a while to truly show if they are good value or not.
One strategy that Gillis liked was to draft college bound kids in the mid to late rounds, as it would give them more time to develop. 

This idea seemed to work by finding Ben Hutton out of Maine, but it also might have worked on another two players, though time will still tell.  Those two players are Joseph LaBate and Patrick McNally – two players the Canucks need to sign this summer if they hope to retain their rights.

But are these two players worth keeping in the organization? Let’s take a look after the jump.

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Comets Militia: Down on the Farm – April 3rd, 2015

Josh W
April 03 2015 09:00AM

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Courtesy: UticaComets.com

We are back with this week’s Comets Militia report, where we review all the latest in news, statistics, rumours, gossip and made up narratives regarding the Vancouver Canucks farm team: The Utica Comets.  Not only have the Comets continued their winning streak, they have earned their first ever playoff berth and clinched the AHL's North division banner!

Read past the jump to see how that went down.

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