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CanucksArmy Post-Game: Home Sweet Home

Canucks Topple Capitals 6-2 The Canucks haven’t had much luck at home yet this season. But coming off a powerhouse five-game road trip, they were able to hold onto some momentum in front of a home crowd tonight – against the Washington Capitals, no less. The first period was all Vancouver. They took away any…

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Brock Boeser is an elite goal scorer – here’s how he does it

Brock Boeser burst onto the NHL scene with four goals and five points late in the 2016-17 season. And while the summer brought plenty of discussion about whether or not he should start his first full professional season in Vancouver, the right winger made sure to prove he belongs. First, Boeser dominated in the preseason,…

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Dispatches from the Kalamazoo Wings: October 26

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Kalamazoo Wings opened their season away from home. In enemy territory, the Wings needed to set the tone for the season. “Last year, it came a little bit down to the wire for us to get into playoffs,” said veteran defenseman Kyle Bushee. “This year, obviously, our goal is to get…

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Canucks Reassign Brendan Gaunce to Utica Comets on Conditioning Stint

Ahead of his return to the Canucks roster, and perhaps the lineup, Brendan Gaunce has joined the Utica Comets on a conditioning stint. The #Canucks have officially assigned Brendan Gaunce to @UticaComets for a conditioning stint. — TSN Radio Vancouver (@TSN1040) October 26, 2017 Gaunce, who’s recovering from a shoulder injury, and subsequent surgery, suffered…

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CANUCKSARMY GDT 10 – CANUCKS VS. CAPITALS

The Canucks return home to face the ever-popular Washington Capitals and some guy named Alex Ovechkin. The road trip was a big success regardless of who they played, and players like Jake Virtanen and Derek Dorsett have made the Canucks a more physical team that opposing clubs will have to respect a bit more. This…

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Canucks Reassign Thatcher Demko to Utica Comets

Just two days after the Canucks recalled goaltender Thatcher Demko from the Utica Comets, they’ve sent the future of their crease back to the farm. Barring an injury to either of the Canucks netminders, that’s likely where he’ll stay to finish the season. #Canucks reassign @tdemko30 to the Utica Comets.https://t.co/Ps5kcNnaSS — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) October…

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WWYDW: Fixing The PP

The Canucks have been a nice story thus far. They’re currently occupying the third place slot in the Pacific Division, and are in the midst of a three-game winning streak. There’s still a long season ahead, but they’re in a good spot, especially considering where expectations were at the beginning of the season. The power…

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CanucksArmy Post-Game: Zzzzzz

Canucks Finish Off Road Trip with 1-0 Victory Over the Wild The Canucks didn’t need goaltender Anders Nilsson to stand on his head tonight. They held the Wild to 29 shots, but only six of them qualified as high-danger chances. Nilsson was there to stop them all, though, backstopping the Canucks to a fourth-victory to…

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CANUCKSARMY GDT 9 – CANUCKS @ WILD

All roads lead to Minnesota as the Canucks take on the Wild in the final stop of their five-game road trip. Vancouver is coming off a surprising win against the Red Wings, and the project players are starting to make names for themselves. Can the Canucks sustain the success they have achieved or will tonight’s…

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CanucksArmy Monday Mailbag: October 23rd

@JDylanBurke any rumors connecting Ducene to the Canucks? — Matthew smiley (@matthewsmiley26) October 22, 2017 I heard Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman float the idea of Matt Duchene to the Vancouver Canucks briefly on Hockey Night in Canada briefly. I think TSN’s Darren Dreger made the connection not that long ago, either, though he quickly walked those…

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Canucks recall Patrick Wiercioch and Thatcher Demko

Ahead of their Tuesday game against the Minnesota Wild, the Canucks have recalled defenceman Patrick Wiercioch and goaltender Thatcher Demko. The full press release from the organization is below: Wiercioch is being recalled as Troy Stecher was injured in the game on Sunday against the Red Wings. He isn’t expected to draw into the lineup…