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I Was Wrong, And How: Matthew Tkachuk

Photo Credit: Sergei Belski – USA TODAY Sports The Canucks never had serious interest in taking Matthew Tkachuk with the fifth overall selection in last year’s draft. It was a two-horse race between Pierre-Luc Dubois and Olli Juolevi. When all was said and done, fate forced their hand, and they plucked the Finnish blue liner…

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Canucks Army Roundtable: All I Want For Christmas Is….

It’s that time of the year, when Santa Claus goes down all the chimneys and delivers goodies to all the girls and boys. Many will remember the days when you would wake up, go downstairs and see the new hockey jersey sitting under the tree. Every hockey fan has a couple that they wish they…

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CANUCKS ARMY GDT# 34 – CANUCKS @ FLAMES

Holiday Cheers! Holiday Savings! Click to find your store. Photo Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin – USA TODAY Sports Quick turn around and the Canucks are in Calgary to play the Flames this evening. They probably won’t even book a hotel today, just win and go home. Jannik Hansen stayed in Vancouver after taking a pretty ugly…

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Babych Please – December 23rd, 2016

The winter break is quickly approaching and the Canucks may currently be 27th in the NHL, but they are leading the league in holiday cheer! Brandon Sutter is apologizing for his poor play, Troy Stecher and Brendan Gaunce are making kids smile, and Luca Sbisa is being a good boy.

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The Roundup

Is JVR on the move in Toronto, Brandon Sutter is the teams 4th best center in Van, Jets bracing for expansion, are the Flames really for real, it’s time to breakup McDavid and Lucic, the NHL needs to wake up, travel fatigue is truly a thing, early 2017 draft rankings and more in this week’s…

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Canucks Army Post-game: Jetting out of Vancouver

Photo Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin – USA TODAY Sports On the second of unusual consecutive match-ups in the same city, the Canucks looked for a mini series-sweep over the Jets tonight. Having been successful holding off Winnipeg’s young guns on Tuesday night, the Canucks hoped for the same result today. It was all and well in the…

Derek Dorsett Injury Update

Embed from Getty Images On December 5th, the Canucks announced that Derek Dorsett would be having surgery to repair a disc degeneration in his neck. This unique injury required that he travel to Marina Del Rey, CA for the procedure. He then tweeted a photo announcing the successful surgery and giving a peace of mind for Canucks…

Vancouver Canucks Recall Anton Rodin

Embed from Getty Images The Vancouver Canucks are one step closer to seeing Anton Rodin’s first NHL game, as they recalled the Swedish winger from the Utica Comets. Rodin, who’d been nursing a reaggravated knee injury, was playing with the Comets on a conditioning stint. #Canucks recall Anton Rodin from conditioning stint with @UticaComets. https://t.co/04vPpEHtex…

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Blackfish: Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report – December 22nd, 2016

After a one week hiatus, we are back for another edition of Blackfish: Canucks Army Prospect Report. It’s always an exciting time of the year as the World Juniors kick off on Monday. The Canucks will have two representatives at this year’s tournament, with two of their prospects being late cuts (one due to injury)….

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Should the Canucks Extend Erik Gudbranson’s Contract?

Photo Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin – USA TODAY Sports The Canucks didn’t finish paying for Erik Gudbranson when they spent Jared McCann and a pair of picks to land the rugged blue liner from the Florida Panthers. Cap space is an asset, and the Canucks are a week away from the door opening to lay the…