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How to Build a Contender – Part 3: Cap Management

Photo Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki/USA TODAY Sports In the first post of this latest ‘How to build a contender’ series, we provided an intro to War-on-ice’s new Goals Above Replacement (GAR) statistic, and in Part 2, we looked at the impact of player aging on player and team performance over time What we found in Part 1 was that GAR correlates very…

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CanucksArmy Prospect Profile 2015: #13 Jordan Subban

Banner Art by Matthew Henderson In Mike Gillis’ greatest and final draft class, the Canucks managed to snag the best and most cerebral of the Subban brothers in young Jordan.  While his short stature makes a lot of people question his play and the probability of his finding success at the NHL-level, he easily makes up for it…