Today at Canucks Army we argued that there’s no reason to be skeptical about Canucks ownership allowing hockey operations to brandish the "Compliance Buyout" hammer, looked at some WHL prospects whom the Canucks might consider with their first round pick, examined the impact of player size on Mike Gillis’s draft strategy and considered the possibility of the team chasing Vincent Lecavalier in free-agency.
For more Canucks news and draft tidbits read on past the jump.
One of the prospects profiled by Matt is Delta native Nicolas Petan, an undersized centre with elite offensive awareness. Ben Kuzma adds additional insight on Petan’s background and drive. [The Province]
BREAKING NEWS: Mike Gillis will try to trade Roberto Luongo at the NHL Draft. That’s the sort of nugget you really don’t need a quote from the General Manager to know. [CP via The Score]
Finally here’s a collection of Alexandre Grenier highlights from his time in the East Coast Hockey League this past season via youtube.com/CanucksProspects: