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Blackfish – CanucksArmy Prospect Report: December 28th, 2017

Hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! We are back for everyone’s favourite prospect report – Blackfish This week, the World Juniors have kicked off and Canucks prospects are making names for themselves. While a certain snub from Team Canada continues to tear it up. The Comets are starting to get their feet…

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CanucksArmy World Junior Recap: Canada 6 – 0 Slovakia

In a game where the result was never in doubt, it’s time to focus on the process and from that point of view, Team Canada had a perfect night. They never took their foot off the gas and never gave Slovakia a chance. The domination began early with a point shot from the newly appointed…

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CanucksArmy World Junior Recap: Switzerland 3 – 2 Belarus

Day two of the World Junior Hockey Championships kicked off with a Wednesday matinee between Switzerland and Belarus. This wasn’t necessarily a game circled on every fans calendar, but an important game in some respects. For one, Belarus is fighting against relegation. Another reason games like these are important is because, when the talent level…

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Jonah Gadjovich named Player of the Game for Team Canada

Canucks prospects continued to excel today at the World Junior Championships in Buffalo. The first, and hopefully not the last, prospect to be awarded Player of the Game honours was none other than Canada’s own Jonah Gadjovich. Jonah Gadjovich named player of the game for Team Canada. Well deserved. #Canucks pic.twitter.com/5lodM88NSP — Janik Beichler (@JanikBeichler)…

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Alexander Burmistrov signs with Ak-Bars Kazan

According to a report from the KHL’s English Twitter feed this morning, it appears as though recently retired from the NHL forward Alexander Burmistrov has found himself a new home in time for the new year. After 2.5 seasons in the NHL Alex Burmistrov returns to Ak Bars (1-year deal). pic.twitter.com/W9XzTFwWPN — KHL (@khl_eng) December…

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Comets Sign Two to Pro Try-Out Deals.

The Utica Comets announced today that they have added two more players on PTO deals. Forward David Dziurzynski and defenseman Adam Comrie are the latest to get a look from the Comets. Comets sign forward David Dziurzynski and defenseman Adam Comrie to PTO's. Details: https://t.co/7SfhZK20iT pic.twitter.com/vSqjZSVl7l — Utica Comets (@UticaComets) December 27, 2017 Dziurzynski is…

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WWYDW: Sales! Sales! Sales!

It’s still Boxing Day as I sit here and write this, so let’s stick what that theme, why don’t we? The festivities never end here at CanucksArmy! If it’s Boxing Day and you’re involved, you’re either a buyer or a seller. There really isn’t any middle ground. It’s a lot like the NHL’s trade deadline….

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Why is Brock Boeser Not a Superstar?

Brock Boeser is a superstar! Boeser’s shot is as lethal and powerful as Alex Ovechkin’s; his pinpoint accuracy mimics that of  Steven Stamkos, and when he has the puck, the entire province of British Columbia holds its breath in anticipation of fireworks in much the same way they did for the Russian Rocket all those…

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CanucksArmy World Junior Recap: Day 1

Starting today, CanucksArmy will provide full recaps of each day’s worth of action at the World Junior Hockey Championships. As is tradition, the tournament began this Boxing Day morning with the Czech Republic facing off against Russia and ended with the United States making minced meat of Denmark. In total, there were four games (I…

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Cheers and Jeers: Boxing Day

I hope everyone reading this who celebrates Christmas got all the gifts they wanted this holiday season and had a merry ol’ time with friends, family and those closest to them! Speaking personally, I couldn’t have had a better holiday season if I tried. From the Christmas parties and family dinners, all the way to…

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CanucksArmy Monday Mailbag: Merry Christmas!

From all of us at CanucksArmy, a very Merry Christmas and happy holidays to you and yours. Thanks for your continued readership. How good is Dowd at faceoffs? He got %75 against Sharks. Is that the only reason he is in the lineup? — Josh The Zamboni Guy (@Josh_ofthe_Mace) December 22, 2017 Since the start…