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Canucks Day 2 Draft Recap: So Long, Eddie

Photo Credit: Candice Ward/USA TODAY Sports As we predicted yesterday, Saturday`s later rounds of the NHL draft were much busier for the Canucks than Friday was. Also, Saturday may have officially been the end of the Linden and Benning honeymoon period, as fan favourite Eddie Lack was dealt before most fans had even woke up and…

Canucks Finish Draft, Pick Up 4 More Players

View image | gettyimages.com The Vancouver Canucks made 4 more picks in rounds 5, 6, and 7 to close out their 2015 NHL draft, picking up a variety of different types of players.  Join us after the jump as we unpack what the Canucks picked up with their late round draft picks.

Canucks Draft Russian C Dmitry Zhukenov 114th Overall

With the 114th overall pick, the #Canucks select Dmitry Zhukenov. #Canucksdraft — Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) June 27, 2015 The Vancouver Canucks went a bit off the board with their 4th round pick, drafting shifty but undersized Russian centre Dmitry Zhukenov 114th overall. There`s really not a lot of info on Zhukenov out there, but we`ll…

Canucks Trade Rights to Patrick McNally

View image | gettyimages.com In a minor move, the Canucks dealt prospect Patrick McNally to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for the 210th pick in 2015. McNally was set to become a free agent if Vancouver was unable or unwilling to sign him to an ELC in the wake of the Harvard cheating scandal. We`ll take a…

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Canucks Draft QMJHL D Guillaume Brisebois 66th overall.

Screen cap courtesy SportsandMoore.com With the selection they acquired in the Eddie Lack trade this morning, the Canucks selected D Guillaume Brisebois with their second pick of the 2015 entry draft. Brisebois was a bit off of our radars playing on one of the CHL’s worst teams, but could have NHL potential. Let’s take a…

Report: Eddie Lack Traded to Carolina Hurricanes

View image | gettyimages.com Well, that didn’t take long. After being silent on this front yesterday, Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning made his goalie decision early on Saturday morning, trading fan favourite goalie Eddie Lack to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for a 3rd round pick (66th overall) this season, and a 7th round pick…

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Canucks Day 1 Draft Recap: All Quiet on the Western Front

Photo Credit: Steve Mitchell/USA TODAY Sports For a while, it looked as if today could’ve been an extremely busy day for the Vancouver Canucks. A Kevin Bieksa deal looked imminent, Eddie Lack may have been on his way out, and even Milan Lucic rumours were beginning to swirl. Instead, GM Jim Benning and the rest of…

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First Look: Canucks Draft Brock Boeser 23rd Overall

Photo Credit: Steve Mitchell/USA TODAY Sports While not an off the board pick, the Canucks went a little off the radar, selecting goal-scoring right winger Brock Boeser out of the USHL’s Waterloo Black Hawks with their first round pick, 23rd overall. Boeser has a good set of skills, and is a pretty complete offensive player….

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Canucks select Brock Boeser with 23rd overall pick

Screencap via NHL.com The Vancouver Canucks selected hard-nosed scoring forward Brock Boeser from the Waterloo Black Hawks of the USHL with the 23rd overall pick at the NHL Entry Draft. Boeser will head to the University of North Dakota next season, but he was extremely impressive in his age 17 season in the USHL, scoring 35…