Canucks should jump on the Finnish Bandwagon

Embed from Getty Images When the Canucks selected Finnish defenceman Olli Juolevi fifth overall at the 2016 Draft, he became just the sixth Finnish player they’d ever drafted. A number perplexingly low given they’ve been reasonably successful when they went to that well in the past, with Petri Skriko and Jarkko Ruutu going on to have successful…

Canucks Subban on Young Stars: ‘there is no time to ease in’

Embed from Getty Images Jordan Subban is no stranger to the Young Stars tournament. Now 21, the flashy defenseman who led the Utica Comets defence corps in scoring as a rookie last season is heading to his fourth prospects showcase with the Vancouver Canucks this weekend in Penticton. He’s hoping to put his years of…

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2017 NHL Entry Draft: Preliminary Top Ten

With the summer winding down, we at Canucks Army are looking to fill the dead space between our Top 20 countdown and the start of the World Cup of Hockey. This week, I’ve decided to head back to the draft, and I’m going to be looking at the past, present and future on Canucks drafting and…

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2016 World Cup of Hockey Preview: Group A

With the preliminary round out of the way, the 2016 World Cup of Hockey is ready to get down to the contests that actually count this weekend. Group A will feature the marquee matchup of Canada vs. the United States, along with the less-heralded Czech Republic and Team Europe. Here’s how those countries stack up.