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CANUCKS ARMY GDT# 21 – CANUCKS VS. BLACKHAWKS

View image | gettyimages.com Normally, this game is one of the must-see matchups of the year. Chicago and Vancouver always bring a competitive edge to their games and with the playoff history, questionable hits and Patrick Kane’s ability to party, this one is always in the headlines. I know I can’t wait for it and…

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Canucks Defencemen and Their Impact on the Neutral Zone Through 20 Games

View image | gettyimages.com About a month ago now I introduced a project I’d undertaken this season which involved monitoring how defencemen were impacting the territorial battle that’s fought in the neutral zone. As a refresher that involves both their ability to defend their own blueline against incoming attackers, but also how effectively they’re able to transition the…

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Friday Mailbag: Homecoming Eve

Can the Canucks start from scratch? Physically, mentally… standingsly? The answer to the former and latter statements is “no”, but maybe, just maybe, they can hit the mental reset button before tomorrow night. Certainly, it would work to their benefit; the team has had moments that repeatedly lead to anguish over the past few weeks,…