Utica Week In Review: November 2nd

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
November 02 2015 07:47PM


You wanted goals? You've got them! The Utica Comets played in three games last week, and in that span, no less than 24 pucks found the back of the net. But how many of them were Utica's, and how many were the opponents? Let's take a closer look at the week that was:

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VIDEO: McCann and Virtanen find out they're staying in the NHL following scathing video meeting

Thomas Drance
November 02 2015 07:07PM

Photo Credit: Bob Frid/USA TODAY Sports

In what's become something of a tradition for the Willie Desjardins era Vancouver Canucks, the club notified teenaged forwards Jared McCann and Jake Virtanen on Sunday that they were remaining in the NHL past the nine-game barrier. The twist: the club elected to do so during a video meeting in which they first brutally tore McCann and Virtanen's performances to shreds. 

Well now we can watch the video!

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Luca Sbisa in walking boot, placed on Injured Reserve

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
November 02 2015 01:24PM

The Vancouver Canucks lost a defenceman as quickly as they gained one this morning. While Dan Hamhuis will return to the lineup for tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers, head coach Willie Desjardins confirmed today that Swiss Scapegoat Luca Sbisa will is out of the lineup with an injury, and that he's been placed on injured reserve.

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November 02 2015 12:00PM

Before you settle in to watch a hockey game this evening, remember a basketball game once took place here as well. It's Grizzlies night at the Rog as part of the building's #20in20 celebration which is only interesting if you're in the building. After you realize they haven't played here in forever, focus your attention to the Canucks vs. Flyers. Philly is coming off 3 straight losses and our Canucks are riding the wave of a three game point streak. Who keeps it going? 

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Canucks Player Power Rankings - Nov. 2nd, 2015

Grainne Downey
November 02 2015 10:00AM


With Sedin scrums, rookie initiations, Luca Sbisa game winners, and a first career goal, there were difficult decisions to be made this week. Read past the jump to find out if Henrik's fists are enough to overtake Jared's wrists(hots). That was a rough one. 

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