Piecing together the Canucks pre-season schedule

Ryan Biech
June 16 2016 02:28PM

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The Canucks haven't formally announced their pre-season schedule yet, but other teams have and that allows us to piece together what Vancouver's schedule will look like. It is obviously subject to change and additions, but it seems like that will be the full schedule above.

They will play 7 games in total, with two games against Calgary, Edmonton, and San Jose and then one contest against the Arizona Coyotes.

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Canucks announce Alaska Aces as ECHL Affiliate and Development Camp location

Ryan Biech
June 16 2016 01:29PM

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Nothing is happening on the ice, but there is still plenty of news from the Vancouver Canucks.

Earlier today, the Vancouver Canucks announced that the Alaska Aces would be their ECHL affiliate for the upcoming season

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Late Round Targets: European Defenceman

Ryan Biech
June 16 2016 01:00PM

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I've spent much of this week profiling players flying under the radar as we approach the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Players whose draft value according to NHL Central Scouting Service likely doesn't reflect their value.

As with most players, these late-round prospects come with their share of warts -- hence the low ranking. At the very least, each offers an amount of intrigue and talent that likely exceeds their draft spot.

With our final stop, we will get back across the Atlantic Ocean and look at some European defenceman who appear to be worth a gamble.

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Join Canucks Army at The Pint for the June 24th NHL Entry Draft!

J.D. Burke
June 16 2016 11:00AM

The Vancouver Canucks are selecting fifth overall in the 2016 NHL draft. That's the highest they've selected since taking the Sedin twins way back when. That's something worth celebrating, right?

At Canucks Army, we would like to think as much. Better still, we'd like to take the opportunity to continue raising money for mental health initiatives, like www.MindCheck.ca. So, we've worked together with our good friends at The Pint to put together a party on June 24th for the NHL Entry Draft.

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Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #6 Clayton Keller

Ryan Biech
June 16 2016 08:00AM

Clayton Keller enters the discussion as our sixth-ranked prospect for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

Measuring in at 5'10" and 170 lbs, there are concerns that due to his size, Keller may have issues at the professional level. However it's clear that his skill level is so high that he should be able to overcome that and be a very good playmaker for years to come.

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