Canucks to Bring Manny Legace to camp on a PTO

Thomas Drance
September 03 2011 12:04PM

 

Chuck Pleiness of the Macomb Daily Times broke the news yesterday (stick tap to PHT's Joe Yerdon) that the Canucks have offered former Red Wings goaltender Manny Legace a PTO. Manny Legace - who spent last year in the German league with the Iserlohn Roosters - hasn't played in the NHL since a 28 game stint with the Carolina Hurricanes in the 09-10 season.(*) You can go read the official Canucks.nhl.com press release announcing the deal here

(*) The Iserlohn Roosters have a pretty hilarious "aggressive Rooster" logo

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Headshots September 2nd

Thomas Drance
September 02 2011 03:04PM

Burrows kind of looks hungry in this image (via trevorlinden.tumblr.com).

Headshots are a Canucksarmy feature where we link to the days freshest news, and other assorted Canucks web-goodies. If you've written a blogpost and would like it to be featured in our Headshots posts please e-mail me at thom.drance@gmail.com.

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CA Prospect Profiles: Yann Sauve

Thomas Drance
September 02 2011 01:42PM

When Mike Gillis selected Yann Sauve in the second round of the 2008 NHL draft, it was only his second draft pick ever as the General Manager of the Canucks. Sauve was seen as a big (6 foot 3, 220 pounds) puck moving defenseman with solid skating ability. Heralded as a 2-way defenseman, his stock had steadily dropped over the last couple seasons as his junior team (the Saint John Sea Dogs) steadily improved. It was said that the development of his offensive game had stalled, and that he no longer had top-4 potential.

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Steve Begin Invited to Canucks Training Camp

Thomas Drance
September 02 2011 11:31AM

According to Renaud Lavoie of RDS the Canucks have invited thirty-three year old checking center Steve Begin to training camp. He is the third veteran invitee so far - and based on the big hint Laurence Gillman dropped earlier this week - he may not be the last. Professional Try Out (or PTO) deals don't count against the teams fifty contract limit. You can read the  press-release announcing the PTO deal from canucks.nhl.com here.

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Headshots September 1st

Thomas Drance
September 01 2011 02:59PM

Calvin and Hobbes image stolen blatantly from sealcat.tumblr.com.

Headshots are a Canucksarmy feature where we link to the days freshest news, and other assorted Canucks web-goodies. If you've written a blogpost and would like it to be featured in our Headshots posts please e-mail me at thom.drance@gmail.com.

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