Headshots September 6th

Thomas Drance
September 06 2011 02:33PM

Image via taylorpyatt.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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Luongo Gets his Name on the Italian Walk of Fame

Thomas Drance
September 06 2011 11:20AM


Photo courtesy @kris_teena

Remember a few weeks ago when the news broke that Luongo was to be honoured by the Italian Walk of Fame? Remember how they said that he was "often referred to as the greatest goalie that ever lived" and we all had a good laugh at that? Well yesterday was the induction ceremony, and Luongo was mobbed on College St. by Canucks fans, passersby and Munga Cakes alike!

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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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