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Canucks Army Monday Mailbag: September 18

Does Virtanen look more confident and faster to you?does to me.Looks much improved. And still throwing a few big hits. Thoughts on his game? — Canucks/Jays (@CanucksJays) September 18, 2017 We need to be careful to avoid getting carried away when discussing Jake Virtanen’s hot start to the Canucks’ pre-season. There have been good moments,…

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Prospect Statistics Have Moved Far Beyond Looking at Point Totals

I, like many hockey nuts across Canada, have a subscription to the Athletic. It’s one of the few sports publications I’ve been willing to pay for, and that has a lot to do with their lineup of writers. Analytically oriented writers Tyler Dellow and Dom Luszczyszyn played a major role in that, not to mention…

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Is Derek Dorsett’s Roster Spot Safe?

Flashback to October 2016. Derek Dorsett absorbs a hit from the Kings’ Brayden McNabb, which he described as the moment his injury “first came to light.” Derek Dorsett left in the 2nd period and is not with the team to start the 3rd. pic.twitter.com/XjTMO3YqgB — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) October 23, 2016 In December, the Vancouver…