Evening Headshots: June 24th

Choking, eh? Told you John Tortorella was a perfect fit for the Canucks!

Today at Canucks Army we looked at Mike Gillis’s draft record in terms of his favorite prospect fishing holes at the NHL draft, rounded up reaction to the John Tortorella hire, and wondered whether a Chris Tanev contract extension could be close at hand now that he’s hired a player agent to represent him.

For more Canucks goodies and such click past the jump.

Wyatt Arndt has some tips for Canucks fans who are struggling to deal with two of their favorite teams biggest rivals squaring off in the Stanley Cup Final. Somehow this post includes no references to rendition hoods. [Legion of Blog]

Daniel Wagner briefly profiles seven players who various mock drafts have the Canucks selecting with the 24th overall pick. [Pass it to Bulis]

The Canucks are holding a press conference on Tuesday. I wonder what they’ll discuss. Probably the weather. [PHT]

The CDC breaks down some interesting numbers – none of them fancy – regarding every draft pick in Vancouver Canucks history. [Canucks.com]

Also, Mothership TV chats with Assistant General Manager Laurence Gilman about the teams preparations for the 2013 NHL Draft:

Jim Jamieson reports that Chris Tanev has hired an agent. [The Province]

Meanwhile former Canucks defenceman Brad Lukowich, who played for John Tortorella with the Tampa Bay Lightning, is all aboard the "Team of Rivals" train. [The Vancouver Sun]