July 01 2011 06:19PM
July 01 2011 01:58PM
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for Canucks general manager Mike Gillis, and along the way he has faced many important decisions. The decision to sign Bieksa and trade Ehrhoff was the one that stands out as key, but the unrestricted free agency of key depth players like Sami Salo, Chris Higgins and Raffi Torres was also an important consideration.
July 01 2011 10:03AM
Over the last couple of days, we’ve seen some crazy money handed out to defensemen slated for unrestricted free agency. Somehow, Christian Ehrhoff landed a deal for a decade, and James Wisniewski is going to make more than $5.0 million per season.
In that kind of climate, the Canucks undoubtedly got themselves a great deal when earlier today Sami Salo agreed to a one-year, $2.0 million contract.
June 28 2011 08:15PM
Negotiations between the Vancouver Canucks and Christian Ehrhoff have reached an endpoint with the news that Vancouver has accepted a fourth round draft pick from the New York Islanders in exchange for the pending unrestricted free agent.
June 23 2011 10:03AM
I know the hockey world is swamped with mock drafts and top-30 lists at the moment, but I thought I’d add one more – mine. This is not a mock draft; rather, this is how I rank the players I feel are the top-30 prospects for tomorrow’s draft.