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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #46 Jonny Tychonick

Penticton Vees defender Jonny Tychonick lands at 46th overall in the CanucksArmy prospect ranking for the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. Already part of the all-name team for this draft class, Tychonick is a smart and charismatic kid who jumps off the page as an offensive defenceman who can quarterback a powerplay. He is already committed to one…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #47 Niklas Nordgren

Niklas Nordgren tore up the U20 junior leagues over the last two years and was able to get a cup of coffee at the Liiga level this season. He posted some really encouraging numbers in terms of goals for and rates very well with pGPS expected success rates. He also tore up international tournaments this…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #48 Aidan Dudas

The diminutive Owen Sound Attack forward, Aidan Dudas, checks in as the 48th ranked prospect in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. With any forward of his size, there will be concern that he won’t be able to make it at the next level but Dudas oozes with skill and work ethic that allows him overcomes…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #49 Grigori Denisenko

A dynamic and electric player, Grigori Denisenko lands in our 49th ranked slot. Denisenko is one of the most offensively gifted and dynamic players in this draft class but lacks size and has some things that he needs to work on before he can be effective in the NHL. Given that he spent all of…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #50 Kyle Topping

Kyle Topping lands in the halfway spot of our 2018 NHL Draft rankings. Hailing from Salt Spring Island, Topping played in the BCHL before heading to the Kelowna Rockets. Known for his hockey sense and playmaking abilities, Topping burst out offensively this season with a 65 point campaign and then followed that up with five…

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Monday Mailbag: After Dark

What happens when J.D. Burke hands off the Monday Mailbag to someone who is already midway through their fourth beer? As they used to say on my favourite T.V. show, let’s find out. Are the playoffs a semi realistic aim for 1819 season? And when do you think the next ‘cup window’ will be? 21-25…