October 06 2016 01:30PM
Your Vancouver Canucks welcome the remarkably lackluster Calgary Flames to Rogers Arena this evening and if you aren't excited for this game, well sir/mam you have some serious issues. If you're still with me and you're willing to read to the end of this, this home game might cement a few jobs for your local sporting club so you should totally watch.
October 06 2016 12:00PM
This article is part of a four-part series that lists all of the transactions made by each NHL team and discusses what each team’s offseason means in the context of their division. Information and data was taken from: NHL Numbers, Hockey Reference, General Fanager, Hockey Analysis, Corsica, TSN, and Rotowire. Also, a special thanks to Sean Tierney who provided data visualization for the series.
For the first time ever, the Atlantic Division is The Battle of Florida.
Much to the surprise of everybody who knows what hockey is, the Florida Panthers finished the 2015-16 as the Atlantic champs. And now, after an excellent offseason, it looks like they aren't just going to be an anomaly, they're going to be there to stay. The Lightning also managed to do the impossible and extend the Steven Stamkos era in Tampa, but they still aren't safe from difficult cap decisions.
October 06 2016 10:59AM
With two pre-season games remaining, the Canucks have taken another step in trimming down their roster this morning.
It was announced that the Canucks have placed Mike Zalewski, Andrey Pedan, Jayson Megna & Michael Chaput on waivers
The #Canucks put Zalewski, Pedan, Megna, Chaput on waivers.— NEWS 1130 Sports (@NEWS1130Sports) October 6, 2016
October 06 2016 09:00AM
Jack Skille has fallen in love with the city of Vancouver during his brief stay on a professional tryout with the Canucks. From walks on the Stanley Park seawall to time in downtown shops and restaurants, he’s grown fond of a place he desperately wants to call home for the coming hockey season. It could happen, but Skille knows there is still plenty of work to do before he can call himself a Vancouverite or a Canuck.
October 05 2016 06:39PM
The Canucks announced today that five more roster hopefuls have gotten the axe, including 2016 fifth overall pick Olli Juolevi, bringing the number of players remaining down to 33.