Canucks Army Year In Review: Markus Granlund

Looking back at the season that was, you’d be be hard-pressed to find a more disappointing player than Markus Granlund. After a breakout 19-goal, 32-point 2016-17 campaign, Granlund finished the season with just 12 points and looked worse by virtually every statistical measure available. Season GP G A P S CF% GF% G/60 P/60 2016-17…


P Is For Playoffs

Well, it’s that time of year again. When Canucks Army turns to prospect profiles while the rest of the league focuses on the playoffs. It wasn’t that long ago that these pages would be teeming with wild-eyed optimism about the prospects of a Canucks’ playoff run. But as we put the third year of Brandon…


CanucksArmy Prospect Mailbag – April 25, 2018

Figured I’d bring back the Prospect Mailbag! With most of the Canucks prospects seasons done, we turn our attention to the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. Obviously, there will still be some questions about the incumbent Canucks prospects but the majority of the questions fielded for the next few months will be with eyes on the…


Blackfish: CanucksArmy Prospect Report – Year End

As many have mentioned in the comment section, there has been a bit of a hiatus on the prospect report. Before I explain why – I wanted to apologize for missing the last few weeks. The frustrations have been understandable and are warranted. With that being said, with the idea of being open and honest,…


Michael DiPietro invited to Team Canada for the World Championships

In a bit of unexpected news today, Team Canada has invited 18-year-old Canucks prospect Michael DiPietro to the World Championship in Denmark I'm hearing #Canucks prospect goalie Michael DiPietro has been invited by Canada for the World Hockey championships, most likely 3rd goalie. Canucks to be represented by Bo Horvat and DiPietro. — Rick Dhaliwal…


Canucks Army Year In Review: Nikolay Goldobin

The strength of a team’s prospect pool is usually inversely correlated with winning, and the Canucks are no exception. As Vancouver establishes itself as a perennial bottom feeder, the light at the end of the tunnel grows brighter year by year. The pressure of that optimism bears on the shoulders of the young prospects eager…


Canucks Army Monday Mailbag Part 2: The Mailbagening

I got up to almost 1300 words on part one and didn’t even make it through half the question, which means it’s time for round two. If the canucks had to make an offseason move/deal what is your best guess as to what it would be? — Cole Treleaven (@Coletr11) April 23, 2018 The Canucks…


Canucks Army Monday Mailbag: Guest Host

J.D. Burke is taking a break this week, which means the readers are stuck with me. J.D. is a busy man and I’ve always enjoyed the mailbag so I’m happy to fill-in when he is unable. We got a lot of great questions this week so let’s dive right in. Johnny, did you kill JD?…


Brock Boeser nominated for the Calder Trophy

It was announced this morning by the NHL that Canucks forward Brock Boeser has been nominated as a finalist for the Calder Trophy, which is awarded to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the NHL. These finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy became household names around the…


Stick Taps: April 22nd, 2018

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!