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Taking Stock of the Utica Comets

Embed from Getty Images With the NHL trade deadline mere days away, it’s worth taking into account the AHL affiliates that might buttress NHL lineups after the deadline or fuel trades in advance of it. On the flip side, NHL teams need to be mindful of upholding their end of the bargain to their affiliates…

Canucks trade Alexandre Burrows to Ottawa for Jonathan Dahlen

Embed from Getty Images The Vancouver Canucks have traded forward Alexandre Burrows to the Ottawa Senators. The #Sens are sending Johnathan Dahlen in return for Burrows. — Bruce Garrioch (@SunGarrioch) February 27, 2017 At first glance, Ottawa seems like an odd choice for Burrows to waive his NTC for, but assistant coach Marc Crawford was…

Canucks recall Bachman

Don’t know injury to Marksrom but hearing he will have m-r-i today. Bachman called up. #Canucks — Rick Dhaliwal (@DhaliwalSports) February 27, 2017 According to Rick Dhailwal, the Canucks are calling up Richard Bachman due to an injury to Jacob Markstrom.

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Canucks Army Monday Mailbag: February 27

As it so happens, I sent out my request for Monday Mailbag questions yesterday and almost every single one was about how badly this year’s trade deadline can go. I figured you would get bored of my answering that same question worded many different ways, so I sent out a request for different questions. Wherein there’s…

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Are the Minnesota Wild ‘Out’ on Jannik Hansen?

Embed from Getty Images The Los Angeles Kings weren’t the only team to make a blockbuster trade out of the Western Conference Sunday. Just moments after the Kings acquired Ben Bishop from the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Minnesota Wild announced that they’d acquired Martin Hanzal from the Arizona Coyotes. The trade is official. To Wild:…