November 13 2014 12:05PM
Welcome to another edition of the (now Buzzfeed-inspired!) Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report, as we look back on this week’s activities from all non-AHL Canucks prospects. It’s been a fairly uneventful week with most of the prospects being very quiet on the ice, or not playing many games. The NCAA has been the most active, but all the Canucks teams seemingly are on a losing streak. There’s still much optimism in the OHL with prospects like Cole Cassels and Jordan Subban continuing to shine.
So continue past the jump for all the latest in prospects news.
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November 13 2014 10:01AM
NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).
November 12 2014 06:52PM
Vancouver entered Tuesday night's showdown with the Ottawa Senators just two points out of a tie for 1st in the NHL, which is a position that basically no one expected them to be in at the start of the year. The Sedins, as we've come to expect over the years, came to play, and they lit the Sens up for two goals, including the overtime winner in a 4-3 victory.
Read past the jump for a (late) recap.
November 11 2014 04:30PM
After escaping California with a well-earned two points and a stolen two more, Vancouver is back in the friendly confines of Rogers Arena this evening to take on the visiting Ottawa Senators. A lot has changed since these two teams last played one another - most notably neither of them are that good any more. Still, a valuable two points are on the line tonight, and the Canucks are looking to build on a successful road swing, and continue holding a top position in the NHL standings.
Read past the jump for a preview of tonight's game.
November 11 2014 02:02PM
Someway, somehow the path to winning the 2015 Stanley Cup will go through the state of California.
This weekend, the Canucks got their first taste of that good California Love. For Vancouver, a club realistically aspiring to something more modest than championship contention this year, but lodged inconveniently in the Pacific Division, the path to qualifying for the postseason similarly runs through the heart of the Golden State.
Impressively the Canucks managed to head back north with four points out of a possible six. Banking those points is crucial for a Canucks team that went 2-9-3, amassing just seven of a possible 28 points, against the California kaiju last season, but for fun, let's take a closer look at how the Canucks fared by the underlying numbers in their first major test of the campaign.