June 11 2016 02:06PM
When you think of Luke Schenn, what uniform do you picture him in? For me, Luke Schenn will always be a Leaf before anything else, but that's likely just due to the fact of living in Toronto during his early NHL years. For some, it’s the Flyers, but often many think of him as the steal trade of the decade that brought Toronto James van Riemsdyk.
Few think of him as an LA King, but it’s his most recent team he played for. For you, the answer may be different. Maybe you remember him as a World Junior player? A Kelowna Rocket? But for next season, will he be in Canucks uniform? Maybe. Does it make sense? Uhh...
June 11 2016 11:00AM
Petri Skriko, Winger, 8th round, 157th overall, 1981 Draft
The Vancouver Canucks draft history isn’t exactly peppered with Finns. Canadians and Swedes? Most definitely. Americans? Check. Of course, the organization has also selected its fair share of Czechs and Russians over the years. But Finns? The Canuck’s draft record is decidedly sparse when it comes to that particular stripe of Scandinavia.
June 11 2016 08:00AM
June 10 2016 06:00PM
After filling in last week for JD, I've officially taken over the roundtable. Frankly, I've always wanted a table and for it to be round is just a bonus. Let's move on.
Darren Dreger of TSN caused quite a stir over the past 24 hours with this remarks that the Canucks could potentially move the 5th overall pick.
and some clarification.
Obviously, it's a hotly contested topic in Canuckland and we decided to ask our writers for their input on the situation. They did not disappoint.
June 10 2016 05:00PM
David Perron is a goal scoring winger in decline and may be open to a cheap deal to prove that he can still be effective in the middle six, or maybe even the top six. Given his numbers and the players he's been sharing the ice with however, it's more likely that he's headed towards the bottom six than the top.
That said, Perron has some solid possession numbers on the surface and is physical enough that he should be able to transition into a bottom six role as he ages. So does he make sense for the Canucks at this point? Read on to find out.