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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CA Podcast Episode 11

Thomas Drance
September 01 2011 01:56PM

Hello!

We're back this week with the eleventh episode of the CanucksArmy Podcast! My guest this week is hot-shot blogger Harrison Mooney, who co-founded Pass it to Bulis just 16 months ago and has recently joined Puck Daddy as an associate editor! Above is one of the best examples of why Mr. Mooney qualifies as a fricking genius! BLANKA!

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Headshots August 31st

Thomas Drance
August 31 2011 02:35PM

Dan Hamhuis reals in a big one via @canucksfin.

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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