August 01 2011 10:53AM
I know, right? You're as surprised as we are that the Canucks and Wolves dragged this out so long.
(Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)
The Vancouver Canucks officially announced today that Craig MacTavish will be the new head coach of the team's AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves.
This has likely been the worst kept secret in the NHL this off-season, but the Canucks and Wolves finally made it official today.
August 01 2011 09:23AM
Every so often, an analyst will talk about how a certain player deserved a "three star" nominee because he won two or three big faceoffs. Even more so often a coach will send out two centremen in a high-leverage situation to win a key, late draw. The question is whether this tactic has a tangible value.
July 29 2011 01:40PM
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July 29 2011 11:39AM
Edmonton will host most of the best under-20 players our country has to offer starting Wednesday August 3rd. Hockey Canada has invited 47 players to this year's camp; four goalies, 17 D-men and 26 forwards, but some of the invitees will likely be in the NHL in October, and won't be available to help Canada try and regain the gold medal after back-to-back silver medals.
July 29 2011 10:05AM
The Good and the Bad of this past week.
It's Friday. We close out the Week That Was with our latest volume of Cheers and Jeers.
We start off with a BIG CHEERS to your favourite hockey club, the Vancouver Canucks.