Team Canada sweeps, wins 2016 World Cup of Hockey

Jeff Veillette
September 29 2016 08:47PM

Photo Credit: Dan Hamilton/USA TODAY SPORTS

Well, that does it. With another commanding win over Team Europe, the Canadians have flexed their muscles again and won the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, sweeping the final series in two games.

I actually wrote this post seven hours before puck drop and scheduled it to publish at the approximate time that the game will end (and, uhh, accidentally published at one point, meaning you might be having some deja vu), so there aren't any details of what actually happened in tonight's game in this post yet (check back soon), but based on how the rest of the tournament has gone, I will guess the following has happened:

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Carcone, Garteig and D'Aoust to Utica; Training Camp roster down to 41

Ryan Biech
September 29 2016 03:20PM

After making two separate groups of cuts yesterday, the roster trim down continued today with forwards Michael Carcone and Alexis D'Aoust being assigned to Utica for their training camp, which begins this weekend.

Carcone is Canucks property due to signing an ELC in the summer, while D'Aoust is currently a free agent looking to secure a contract, whether that be an NHL or AHL deal.

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pGPS 2016 Draft Extravaganza: Metropolitan Division

Jeremy Davis
September 29 2016 02:30PM

Draft Review - met

Image created by the great and wonderful Matt Henderson.

Well we’re inching closer to the start of the hockey season, but before we get there, it’s time for the Big Unveiling of the full 2016 NHL Entry pGPS data set.

Taking on the entire draft at once already produces a massive amount of information, but this year’s review is so replete with beautiful charts fashioned by our very own Petbugs, it would simply be outrageous to try to fit it into one article. That’s while we’ll be taking this journey one division at a time, with a league wide overview at the end.

Today we're diving into the division with the silliest name: the Metropolitan Division!

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WCOH Final 2: Canada vs. Europe

Jeff Veillette
September 29 2016 10:33AM


This time, there's something on the line. Tonight, Team Canada will have a chance to put Team Europe behind them and get a chance to win their second consecutive World Cup of Hockey. Granted, it's been twelve years since the last one and only two players have returned for this tournament, but run with me here; we need something to get excited about. 

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Blackfish: Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report - September 29th, 2016

Ryan Biech
September 29 2016 09:00AM


Hockey season is here, so that means the Blackfish: Canucks Army Prospect Report makes its return.

Training camps are in full swing, the World Cup could end tonight and some leagues around the world have kicked off their seasons.

Since the Canucks have made a few cuts in the recent days, there isn't a lot going on in the prospect world, so this week we will take a few moments to explain where all the Canucks prospects are this season.

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