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Kevin Connauton’s “extra-half-step” opportunity in Chicago

Kevin Connauton (right) hopes to be back sharing a bench with the Sedins in short order. After stepping up the defensive side of his game last season, Canucks defence prospect Kevin Connauton was poised to push for an NHL roster spot at training camp this fall. With the lockout intervening, however, Connauton is headed back…

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Headshots September 22nd

Not Canucks related but, isn’t it crazy that Henrik Zetterberg so closely resembles Jake Gyllenhaal? Via Sealcat. Headshots are a Canucks Army feature where we link to the day’s freshest news, and other assorted Canucks web-goodies. If you’ve written a blogpost, produced a tribute video, birthed a clever .gif into existence, or have a hockey…

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How Long Will The Lockout Last?

Photo Credit: Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press As the prospect of a prolonged NHL lockout came into focus during the course of the summer, a consensus emerged: that the team could actually stand to benefit from a shortened season. Tony Gallagher wrote about it, Jeff Angus wrote about it and Dimitri Filipovic wrote about it, and they…

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Alex Burrows’ Automatic Forehand, Backhand Deke

Life’s certainties: death, taxes and Burrows’ forehand, backhand deke. It isn’t luck that has allowed newly extended pest and garbage goal master Alexandre Burrows to defy the odds in his hockey career, it’s hard work. In the past decade, Burrows has gone from dominating international roller hockey matches and playing fourth line minutes on the…