Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #10 Mikko Rantanen

Josh W
June 24 2015 02:33PM

As we head into our top-10 prospects in this profile series we are moving back to Finland to take a look at Mikko Rantanen – possibly the number 1 player to be drafted out of Europe this season.

It’s no surprise that Rantanen is very highly spoken of, it’s more a surprise that he’s only considered a top-10 pick. 

Continue past the jump for our player breakdown.

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Jim Benning's Year 1 Report Card - Part 4: Conclusion

money puck
June 24 2015 11:00AM

It's fitting to conclude my review of Jim Benning's first year as General Manager of the Canucks near the eve of the 2015 draft and free agency, which promises to be action packed for Canucks fans. 

We'll have a look back on the year that was for Jim Benning and his management team after the jump.

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Report: Canucks have received multiple trade offers for Eddie Lack, Sabres believed to be interested

Thomas Drance
June 24 2015 10:12AM

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This shouldn't come as a surprise to anybody, but the Vancouver Canucks have fielded multiple offers for goaltender Eddie Lack, according to TSN's Aaron Ward. Ward's report also singles out one team as being among the most interested:

With the spectre of being sent to Buffalo now lingering in the shadows, we might expect Lack to share that 'Don't trade Lack' petition on Twitter any minute...

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Luca Sbisa is my Stanley Cup

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June 24 2015 10:00AM


That's it. I've given up all hope of seeing the Canucks win the Cup any time soon.

I'm now making Sbisa's departure my personal Stanley Cup victory. It's really the only thing that is keeping me going as a Canucks fan.

I don't know when. I don't know how. But one day, Luca Sbisa will no longer be a Vancouver Canuck. And on that day, I will personally organize the parade. Heck, I already have the route planned out. It will go along Expo Boulevard to Smithe, then left on Beatty to Nelson. Over the Cambie St. Bridge, down to Marine Drive. Over the Arthur Lainge and finally along Grant McConachie Way...

It will be glorious.

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Canucks qualify Jacob Markstrom; Is Eddie Lack as good as gone?

Rhys Jessop
June 24 2015 09:00AM

According to a report, the Vancouver Canucks qualified Jacob Markstrom's contract on Tuesday night, meaning they intend to retain control of his rights for another season. On it's own, this would hardly be newsworthy as it just represents dotting some i's and crossing some t's, but given the Eddie Lack backdrop, it may look a bit suspicious.

Does this move spell the end of Eddie Lack in Vancouver? We'll explore after the jump.

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