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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #7 Evan Bouchard

If one can produce offence the way London Knights defenceman Evan Bouchard has in his OHL career, it would usually be enough to garner top three pick consideration. Nobody has gone that far yet with Bouchard on their board, but his season has seen his star rise as a legitimate part of the conversation in…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT RANKINGS: #8 Ty Smith

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, there are no bad players at this point in the draft. By the time you reach the top 10 of any scout’s rankings, you’re talking about good players. That’s true of the two defensemen we just profiled, Adam Boqvist and Noah Dobson; and it’s true of…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT RANKINGS: #9 Brady Tkachuk

We’ve officially reached the point in our rankings where the lines separating one player from another become razor thin. As we round the corner past the top 20 and into the top 10, it’s no longer a question of whether or not a player is worthy of selection. Every player profiled from here on out…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #10 Adam Boqvist

When your game draws parallels with Erik Karlsson, you’re bound to generate hype. That’s been the case for Swedish defenceman Adam Boqvist, who’s hoping to hear his name called as the second blueliner after Rasmus Dahlin. The merit of those lofty comparisons to Karlsson makes sense when examining Boqvist’s raw offensive tools, but there’s also…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #11 Isac Lundestrom

Landing in the 11th spot is Swedish centre Isac Lundestrom. A mainstay for the Swedish junior teams throughout his junior career, Lundstrom has been a regular in the SHL for the past two seasons and now has 91 games of experience at level. He ended the year with 15 points in 42 games this year…

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WWYDW: Trade Up, Trade Down, Stand Pat

We’re just over a week out from draft day, which means speculation as to who the Canucks will target and what moves are in store will ramp up from this moment on. Before we get to the question that’s on everybody’s mind next week, let’s take a look at the possibility of moving the pick…

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Kelowna To Showcase Canucks Preseason Finale in September

The Canucks caught their fans by surprise, announcing their intention to play a pre-season game at the home of the WHL’s Kelowna Rockets, Prospera Place. The game will take place on September 29th, and their opponent will be the Arizona Coyotes. While this may not be viewed as the most exciting matchup, there are a handful…