First Look: Canucks Acquire Sven Baertschi from the Calgary Flames

View image | gettyimages.com Moments after Monday’s NHL trade deadline had passed, Trader Jim pulled another prospect out of left field, trading Vancouver’s second round pick in this year’s NHL entry draft to the division rival Calgary Flames for young forward and 13th overall pick in the 2011 NHL entry draft: Sven Baertschi. Baertschi seemed to…

Report: Canucks trade 2nd-round pick for Flames’ Sven Baertschi

View image | gettyimages.com The Vancouver Canucks waited until the 11th hour to make an NHL-level trade. Vancouver has consummated a surprising deal with the Calgary Flames for 22-year-old Swiss-born forward Sven Baertschi, according to TSN’s Darren Dreger. The cost of acquiring Baertschi is a second-round pick, according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie.

Canucks trade for AHL forward Cory Conacher

View image | gettyimages.com It would seem that the Vancouver Canucks are loading up…. for the Calder Cup playoffs. The Canucks have finally been heard from on NHL trade deadline, at least according to the agent for New York Islander farmhand Cory Conacher: Uptown client Cory Conacher has been traded to the Vancouver Canucks. #NHL — Uptown…

Report: Canucks still gauging interest on Zack Kassian

View image | gettyimages.com In a bit of news that’s surprising to absolutely no one paying attention, the Vancouver Canucks are reportedly still trying to move Zack Kassian, per TSN’s Darren Drager. Will they finally move the big winger? What will Jim Benning get for him? We’ll have a look after the jump

Report: Canucks kicking the tires on Blue Jackets’ Leopold (Update: Not really)

View image | gettyimages.com The Vancouver Canucks are reportedly one of three teams kicking the tires on Columbus Blue Jackets depth defenseman Jordan Leopold, according to Sportsnet’s John Shannon. The Washington Capitals and Minnesota Wild are also believed to have interest.  Shortly after reporting this news, Shannon updated his report. So it would appear that the Canucks do not in…

Canucks 2015 Trade Deadline: Rumour Roundup

View image | gettyimages.com Deadline day is upon us!  Will the Canucks buy, sell, do anything? Should we poke them with a stick?  Let’s round up the latest chatter and prepare ourselves for what could be the quietest trade deadline day in recent Canucks history.


Canucks Army Postgame: Almost Blue It

Kassian sporting a souvenir from tonight’s game. #Canucks pic.twitter.com/QTDRgBEjlL — Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) March 2, 2015 Tonight’s contest against the St. Louis Blues looked like it was going to go terribly wrong for Vancouver early, but then the home side turned it around to take a big lead, only to let victory nearly slip through…

Canucks reassign Frank Corrado to Utica

View image | gettyimages.com The Vancouver Canucks have reportedly reassigned defenseman Frank Corrado to the Utica Comets of the American Hockey League, according to Sportsnet’s Dan Murphy. Corrado, 21, hasn’t played since sustaining an injury on Feb. 1st, though he’s been solid and effective in his seven games at the NHL level this season.


NHL 94 Recap: Canucks win Eiffel 6-5 (Blues… get it?)

Yo listen up here’s a story about a little guy that lives in a blue world, and all day and all night and everything he sees Is just blue, like him, inside and outside. Blue his house with a blue little window, and a blue corvette, and everything is blue for him, and himself, and…


Canucks Trade Deadline 2015: Canucks Army Roundtable

With the trade deadline tomorrow, we surveyed our staff here at Canucks Army (except for Josh because he’s too busy paddling his canoe or something) for their thoughts the day before tomorrow’s NHL trade deadline. Who do we want to see traded? Is there anyone we’d like the Canucks to trade for? What would we consider…