July 27 2009 12:08PM
So let's recap what Mike Gillis has done this summer.
Long-term contract extension to Roberto Luongo (as rumoured)? No. Signed/Dealt for anticipated puck-moving defenceman? No. Signed/Dealt for another top 6 forward? No.
So what is Mike's plan?
July 24 2009 11:03AM
Earlier this week, in the course of discussing a different topic, the conversation drifted to the relative mediocrity of the Northwest Division. It wasn’t so long ago that the Northwest was being touted as the best in the National Hockey League, and if that claim was debatable then, it would be preposterous now.
July 22 2009 05:05PM
Mike Gillis and the Vancouver Canucks signed four separate players today, with the assumption that they will all likely be playing with the Manitoba Moose next season.
So is this the biggest sign yet that Cody Hodgson and Michael Grabner are locks to play for the Canucks this season?
July 17 2009 07:47PM
Let me explain.
Kaberle is exactly what the Canucks NEED on their blueline. However, a quick analysis of the Canucks current assets and the Leafs current needs shows that this proposed trade doesn't line up.
July 16 2009 07:30PM
It’s frequently stated that physicality and a strong hitting game lead to winning. With that in mind, I decided to look at how the five highest hitting teams each season over the past decade compared with the five lowest hitting teams.