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Canucks Army Free Agent Profiles: Frans Nielsen

Embed from Getty Images For a time, it looked as though Frans Nielsen would never know another home than Long Island. He’s been their shutdown centre for as long as I can remember and there were never any signs that would change. That’s due in no small part to the team friendly contracts the New…

Canucks name Dan Cloutier as goaltending coach; Melanson now goalie coach, player dev.

Embed from Getty Images It was announced today that the Vancouver Canucks have promoted Dan Cloutier to goaltending coach with the big club, while Rollie Melanson moves to goaltending coach, player development. #Canucks name Cloutier goalie coach; Melanson now goalie coach, player dev. RELEASE → https://t.co/ocOTFpUVpe pic.twitter.com/EW1how2B2E — Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) June 14, 2016 The…

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4 European Forwards the Canucks Should Target in Later Rounds of the Draft

Image: hokej.indes.cz Yesterday I profiled some of the lower ranked forwards in the North American ranks that caught my eye and the favour of pGPS alike. Those players weren’t so ignominiously ranked without reason. Each player comes with their own set of warts that serve to raise red flags within the scouting community. Some of…

Mike Gillis joining Geneve-Servette Board of Directors

Embed from Getty Images Canucks fans may remember former general manager Mike Gillis well. He served as Dave Nonis’ heir to the throne in the late 2000’s, helping the team through their last phase of greatness but ultimately losing his job with the club in the spring of 2014. 

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Nation Network Prospect Profile #8: Jakob Chychrun

The Jakob Chychrun tale took on somewhat of a life of its own over the course of the 2015-16 season. Once thought to be among the best talents available this year, the Sarnia Sting rearguard has slid down most rankings and gets plenty of shade thrown his way as a result. There are plenty that…