Do The Canucks Have Something in Evan McEneny?

NOTE: This was written before Jim Benning revealed today that Evan McEneny would be called up to the Vancouver Canucks in response to several players being diagnosed or tested for the mumps. I was going to advocate for McEneny being a late season call up, but now that that’s already happened, you can consider this…

Canucks report five players diagnosed with Mumps.

Embed from Getty Images The Vancouver Canucks have announced that five players have reported symptoms of the mumps.  According to a press release sent out by the Canucks, Chris Tanev, Nikita Tryamkin, Mike Chaput and Markus Grandlund have reported symptoms of the disease, along with Troy Stetcher who has a confirmed test result. 


Bye Bye Week

With the Canucks off on their bye week, it’s time to finally face the inevitable. I have always hated the Wave at sporting events, but in this case I’ll make an exception. It’s time to wave good-bye to the playoffs for this edition of the Canucks. They simply aren’t good enough. I know. I know. They’re…


By the Numbers: Canucks after 60 Games

Photo Credit: Billy Hurst – USA TODAY Sports When one compares how the Vancouver Canucks season’s played out to date to what most expected, you can count theirs among the more compelling seasons in recent memory. Many fans expected the Canucks to fight to the end for a playoff spot; others expected them to compete…


Top 5 Trade Destinations for Jannik Hansen

Photo Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin – USA TODAY Sports The Vancouver Canucks are a team whose trade deadline stands to be the most severely impacted by the looming Expansion Draft. Whether by their own volition at the deadline or months later at the draft, they stand to lose Jannik Hansen. I don’t think the Canucks fancy…


The Roundup

Is Kris Russell an opportunity or a trap, Leafs considering a Mike Richards comeback, Brandon Sutter is way overpaid in Van, what do the Flames do with Sam Bennett, Oilers are making the playoffs, remembering Mike Ilitch, loads of trade talk, NHL power rankings, Jonathon Toews and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you…