Canucks Draft Russian C Dmitry Zhukenov 114th Overall

Rhys Jessop
June 27 2015 10:25AM

The Vancouver Canucks went a bit off the board with their 4th round pick, drafting shifty but undersized Russian centre Dmitry Zhukenov 114th overall. There`s really not a lot of info on Zhukenov out there, but we`ll go over what we know after the jump.

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Canucks Trade Rights to Patrick McNally

Rhys Jessop
June 27 2015 10:07AM

In a minor move, the Canucks dealt prospect Patrick McNally to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for the 210th pick in 2015. McNally was set to become a free agent if Vancouver was unable or unwilling to sign him to an ELC in the wake of the Harvard cheating scandal.

We`ll take a look after the jump.

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Canucks Draft QMJHL D Guillaume Brisebois 66th overall.

Rhys Jessop
June 27 2015 09:47AM

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With the selection they acquired in the Eddie Lack trade this morning, the Canucks selected D Guillaume Brisebois with their second pick of the 2015 entry draft.

Brisebois was a bit off of our radars playing on one of the CHL's worst teams, but could have NHL potential. Let's take a look after the jump.

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Report: Eddie Lack Traded to Carolina Hurricanes

Rhys Jessop
June 27 2015 07:32AM

Well, that didn't take long. After being silent on this front yesterday, Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning made his goalie decision early on Saturday morning, trading fan favourite goalie Eddie Lack to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for a 3rd round pick (66th overall) this season, and a 7th round pick in 2016.

Let's unpack it after the jump.

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Canucks Day 1 Draft Recap: All Quiet on the Western Front

Rhys Jessop
June 26 2015 10:55PM

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For a while, it looked as if today could've been an extremely busy day for the Vancouver Canucks. A Kevin Bieksa deal looked imminent, Eddie Lack may have been on his way out, and even Milan Lucic rumours were beginning to swirl. Instead, GM Jim Benning and the rest of his crew has as nondescript a day as you can at the draft, simply making their first round selection and moving on.

We'll have a look at all of today's events as well as what we can expect going in to tomorrow after the jump.

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