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Canucks Army Player Previews: Tom Sestito

#462553279 / gettyimages.com March 1st, 2013 – a landmark date in Vancouver Canucks history. That was the fateful day on which the Canucks claimed Tom Sestito off of the waiver wire, ushering in the glorious era of #TopSixtito and moral victories for everyone!   Well, not quite. The actual story goes like this: With too many men on their roster, the Canucks were forced to put Aaron…

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Canucks Army Player Previews: Henrik Sedin

#485083135 / gettyimages.com Vancouver Canucks captain Henrik Sedin is coming off of his worst offensive season, and perhaps not coincidentally, the first injury plagued season of his career. A hallmark of durability and offensive consistency throughout his career, Sedin missed 12 games and the entire Olympics with a variety of rib and leg related ailments, and finished…

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Canucks Army Player Previews: Daniel Sedin

#485119669 / gettyimages.com There are few Canucks who enter the 2014-2015 season with as much to prove as Daniel and Henrik Sedin do. When separating the two though, it’s Daniel who came out of last season the more maligned twin. For eight years of Sedin dominance prior to last season, fans of this club never had to ask which of the twins…

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Drance Numbers: Radim Vrbata Could Work With the Twins, But Still Lose His Job

There isn’t a more anonymous consistent 50 point scorer in the entire NHL than new Vancouver Canucks first liner Radim Vrbata. Vrbata, who has out produced any number of more famous forwards over the past three years including Rick Nash, Mike Cammalleri, Scott Hartnell, T.J. Oshie, and Alexander Semin, has routinely led all Phoenix Arizona Coyotes…

The Nation Minute

  <br> The Nation Network is proud to introduce the Nation Minute, a rapid fire look around the network and the NHL every Monday morning. With the season drawing closer we take a gander at achievable milestones this year. Enjoy!

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Canucks Army Player Previews: Luca Sbisa

#481381077 / gettyimages.com In many ways, Luca Sbisa is an asset that many teams covet. He’s big, he’s young, he’s physical, he’s a defenseman, and he has a first-round NHL entry draft pedigree.  Then again, Cam Barker and Ryan Parent had the same things going for them.  Sbisa has struggled to gain his footing in the NHL so…