38

Report: Alex Burmistrov has retired from the National Hockey League

It seemed like the writing was on the wall for Alex Burmistrov. With minimal opportunities and clearly dissatisfied quotes, it became evident that Burmistrov was not a favourite of head coach Travis Green’s. According to his agent, Dan Milstein, Burmistrov has retired from the NHL. Alexander Burmistrov of Vancouver Canucks has retired from the NHL….

21

CanucksArmy Post-Game: Holiday Blues

Never good to have a question mark beside your name on the projected lineup card. That’s what you get when you dress seven defencemen, a puzzling move by Canucks head coach Travis Green. It’s a strong message sent to Alexander Burmistrov and Reid Boucher who are stuck in the press box in favour an awkward…

6

CANUCKS ARMY GDT 37 – CANUCKS VS. BLUES (HNIC)

Misery loves company. Tonight’s matchup on Hockey Night in Canada features a Vancouver Canucks hockey team that continues to struggle and a St. Louis Blues club that has hit a rough patch. The Canucks are looking for sponsorship from Coppertone or Banana Boat after their goaltenders have incurred burns on the back of their necks…

9

Will Lockwood Makes Team USA’s World Junior Hockey Championship Roster

The defending gold medalist United States have finalized their World Junior Hockey Championship roster for their bid to defend the title on home turf in Buffalo this year. Final 2018 U.S. National Junior Team roster announced: https://t.co/Tfzvn7dWUH#USAWJC ?? pic.twitter.com/RxLhSkUe1Q — USA Hockey (@usahockey) December 23, 2017 Canucks prospect and 2016 third-round draft pick William Lockwood…

19

Olli Juolevi Makes Team Finland’s World Junior Hockey Championship Roster

Team Finland finalized their World Junior Hockey Championship roster this morning, and to the surprise of nobody, Olli Juolevi was among those to make the cut. (h/t to Hockey Guy @FlyingSkate94 for tweeting out a link to the Finnish website with the final roster) Olli Juolevi makes the final roster for Finland as expected. Time…

9

Elias Pettersson Makes Team Sweden’s World Junior Hockey Championship Roster

Teams are finalizing their rosters ahead of the World Junior Hockey Championships, and today Team Sweden took their turn. They made their final cuts, sending Lukas Elvenes, David Gustafsson and Jacob Olofsson home. Elias Pettersson, meanwhile, officially made the cut. Sweden's #worldjuniors roster is final. Defenseman Filip Westerlund and forwards Lucas Elvenes, David Gustafsson, Jacob…

4

I Is For Injuries

It looks like the Canucks finally caught a break on the injury front this week when it turned out that Brock Boeser didn’t break his foot doing what Jacob Markstrom couldn’t do: blocking a Mark Giordano shot. Despite a collective sigh of relief from Canucks’ fans and organization alike, that bit of good luck runs counter…

7

CanucksArmy Roundtable: All I Want for Christmas…

This article is going to be among the last on this side of Christmas, so let me wish to you and yours a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holidays. Your continued attention and engagement at CanucksArmy is valued by everyone involved, and we look forward to bringing you excellent, detailed and thorough analysis of your…

15

2018 NHL Draft: Winter Rankings

As mentioned last week, I’ve been working to get some 2018 NHL Draft content together as we head toward the World Juniors that kick off officially in just under a week. I started with a consolidated list of some major industry rankings, before digging into some potentially overrated and underrated players. Today I’m unveiling my…

4

Babych Please – Dec. 22nd, 2017

The Canucks are a bit of an adventure on the ice these days, but off the ice they’re spreading holiday cheer. I love this USHL coach and his support for former-USHLer Brock Boeser. Pure.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by USHL (@ushl)   The Canucks had their family holiday party this week…