Headshots September 18th

Dimitri Filipovic
September 18 2012 07:41PM

Headshots are a Canucks Army feature where we link to the day's freshest news, and other assorted Canucks web-goodies. If you've written a blogpost, produced a tribute video, birthed a clever .gif into existence, or have a hockey related cause you'd like to see promoted in this space - please e-mail Thom at thom.drance@gmail.com.

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3 Canucks Prospects Who Could Get Shafted by the NHL Lockout

Thomas Drance
September 18 2012 03:18PM

Late last week, the Canucks re-assigned 23 prospects to their AHL affiliate the Chicago Wolves. On Monday, we looked at three Canucks prospects whose development could benefit from the NHL lockout, and a protracted stint in the more talent laden than usual American Hockey League.

While the Canucks organization's top three young players (Zack Kassian, Chris Tanev and Eddie Lack) will see a lot of ice, and be given every opportunity to succeed - the following three prospects are guys who could end up with the short end of the stick. 

Who are they? Read past the jump for find out!

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Pat Quinn on the Giants, Canucks and Hockey History

Patrick Johnston
September 18 2012 10:21AM


Pat Quinn being honoured four years ago at the Pacific Coliseum (photo: Sean Hagen/wikimedia commons)

The Vancouver Giants announced something of a lockout-blowout on Monday morning. The WHL Club is offering special prices for their first three home games of the season, they've unveiled vintage Canucks throw back jerseys and they're being aggressive in the hopes of drawing the support of those fans who are frustrated that they can't pay to go see their NHL heroes.

After the announcement, ex-Canucks player, coach and president (and current Giants co-owner) Pat Quinn spoke with Canucks Army about his time in management in Vancouver, his role with the Giants, his feelings on the lockout and his plans to write a book.

Click past the jump for more insight.

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Bulls Pick Brendan Gaunce as their New Captain

Thomas Drance
September 18 2012 07:44AM

Brendan Gaunce hasn't turned nineteen, but his OHL club (the Belleville Bulls) thinks he's mature enough to wear the captain's "C" on his chest. The Bulls announced yesterday that Gaunce, Vancouver's first overall pick at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, will be the team's captain this season.

Read past the jump.

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Headshots September 17th

Thomas Drance
September 17 2012 05:52PM


Several Canucks skaters continue to skate at UBC.
Note the odd man out in the far right corner. It's the groundskeeper: Willie Mitchell.
Photo Credit: Shannon Paterson.

Headshots are a Canucks Army feature where we link to the day's freshest news, and other assorted Canucks web-goodies. If you've written a blogpost, produced a tribute video or birthed a clever .gif into existence - please e-mail Thom at thom.drance@gmail.com.

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