Don Taylor wastes no time trying to goad John Tortorella in a controversial answer about Larry Brooks.
Today at Canucks Army we broke down essentially every method the Canucks might use to get out from under Roberto Luongo’s contract, and took a longer look at Mike Gillis’s draft strategy as it pertains to player age.
Read past the jump for more Canucks links and other goodies!
Apparently the majority of Vancouver sports writers were hungover from yesterday’s John Tortorella love in, so it was a light-day content wise on Wednesday.
David Shoalts thinks the Bryzgalov buyout foreshadows an inevitability, that the Canucks will have to use a compliance buyout on Luongo’s contract. [Globe and Mail]
Daniel Wagner snares Tony Gallagher in a couple of contradictory statements in a Spitballin post over at PiTB. Also riffs on other Cancuks related topics. [Pass it to Bulis]
Over at the mother ship Colin Hope nails a list of top-10 Canucks draft picks (all time). [CDC]
Speaking of Tony-G, the G-man writes about the opening of the buyout window and wonders which players are about to cash in. [The Province]
VanCityDan has recently performed player autopsies on Cory Schneider and Roberto Luongo. Definitely worth a read! [Nucksmisconduct]
Steve Ewen profiles possible late first round pick Curtis Lazar of the Edmonton Oil Kings. Lazar would look pretty good on the Canucks Young Stars team next September, I reckon. [The Province]
Great stuff recapping yesterday’s Tortorella press conference from our pals over at We’ve Got Twins. [We’ve got Twins]
Finally here’s Tortorella meeting some of his new charges following yesterday’s Newser: