Stick Taps: where I relay Canucks-related news and content that circulated throughout the Smylosphere this week. Rumours, opinion pieces, significant headlines and anything else worth noting to the fan base – I’ve got you covered!
- Vancouver Canucks players felt heartbreak after Broncos crash (Discover Humboldt)
- Dahlen’s dream year gets him closer to Canucks’ master plan (Ed Willes, The Province)
- Just how did Lukas Jasek go from nowhere to legit prospect in seven games? Hint: It took three years (Jason Botchford, The Province)
- Boeser’s in no rush to get new deal done with Canucks (Jason Botchford, The Province)
- The Canucks are stuck with Brandon Sutter (Nucks Misconduct)
#Canucks president Trevor Linden tells me Kole Lind won't be going back to junior next season: "He won't be back in Kelowna next year, he's going to be a pro. He's going to be most likely in Utica"
— Dhiren Mahiban (@dcmahiban) April 21, 2018
For disgruntled Canucks fans wondering how the Canucks missed out on David Pasternak…According to @JSportsnet this AM on @Sportsnet650 …GM Jim Benning put Thomas Gradin & his European scouts feet to the fire for missing out on Bruins' forward 18 months after the 2014 draft.
— James Cybulski (@JamesCybulski) April 16, 2018
#Canucks prospect Elias Pettersson with 2G and 1A today for Vaxjo – as they take a 3-0 series lead in the SHL finals
He now has 17 PTS (8-9-17) in the SHL playoffs – which includes 8 PTS (4-4-8) in 3 SHL finals games
— Ryan Biech (@ryanbiech) April 21, 2018