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WWYDW: With the Fifth Overall Pick…

The draft has come and passed and wouldn’t you know it, the Vancouver Canucks took home six new prospects. At the top of the order, Olli Juolevi, taken fifth overall. There’s the answer to a question that’s been on the minds of Canucks fans since April 29th. Of course, it just as easily could have…

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Report: Canucks will allow Ronalds Kenins to test free agency

Photo Credit: Sergei Belski / USA TODAY Sports The Vancouver Canucks will reportedly allow Ronalds Kenins to test unrestricted free agency, the News 1130 Sports twitter feed revealed on Wednesday. Kenins, 25, will be a Group VI unrestricted free agent, having failed to play sufficient games at the NHL level to merit a qualifying offer….

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Selling Nope: The Unfortunate Optics Of The Jim Benning Regime

It’s an oft-repeated adage in the NHL that to succeed from a business standpoint, you must either sell wins or hope. If that’s the case, then this was a tough season for Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning. The embattled Canucks architect threw gasoline on his critics fire, doing little to shake the notion that he’s…

Are the Vancouver Canucks Out of the Running for Milan Lucic?

Embed from Getty Images The Vancouver Canucks need goal scoring, want size and have to address dwindling fan interest. So it makes sense that they’d have some level of interest in adding a player like Milan Lucic. Since joining the league in 2007-08, Lucic has averaged 50 points and 108 penalties in minutes per 82…