July 02 2014 11:28AM
July 02 2014 02:00AM
There are three staples in the average Canadian person's life: hockey, being nice, and being nice as a means to play more hockey. If you can find a way to combine the three, then you've created the best thing ever. Five Hole For Food does just that, and begins their 2014 cross-Canada tour today.
July 01 2014 01:56PM
OK Ryan, you got your money, and you're all set to play hockey in a crazy market like Vancouver. Before the puck drops, however, I would like to offer up some advice on how to survive your three years in our beautiful city.
July 01 2014 12:55PM
VAN signs D Bobby Sanguinetti $600,000 if in NHL— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 1, 2014
After Jim Benning landed his guy, he went off the board with his second ever free agent acquisition, picking up former Carolina Hurricanes D Bobby Sanguinetti for a basically insignificant amount of money. Just who the hell is Bobby Sanguinetti? Is this at all a meaningful signing? Will he even play in the NHL?
Everything you ever needed to know about Bobby Sanguinetti is after the jump.
July 01 2014 11:35AM
It took just over an hour into the free agent frenzy for the Canucks to finally dip their toes into the water, and join the others in spending money on deals that'll for the most part range between 'looking regrettable immediately' and 'inevitably becoming financial burdens down the road'.
With some intriguing names - such as Mike Cammalleri, Ales Hemsky, Jussi Jokinen, Benoit Pouliot, Christian Ehrhoff, and Tom Gilbert - that could've legitimately helped out a roster that needs ample fixing all flying off of the board, the Canucks instead chose to focus their efforts on handing out a handsome amount of money to a goalie.
Ryan Miller is a Canuck. It could've been worse, I guess, but..