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Alex Edler activated off IR, will replace Pouliot vs. Coyotes

Alex Edler will make his return to the lineup against the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday evening after missing time with a serious injury. The Swedish blueliner was stretchered off the ice in a game against the Flyers on Feb. 4 after getting tangled with forward Jake Voracek and face-planting on the ice. It will be…

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Saying Gud-Bye to the Same Six Defencemen

Canucks fans were sitting close to their phones on Monday afternoon, with the trade deadline upon us it had many fans wondering if Nikolay Goldobin would be swapped for a similar skilled player in a sour situation. Instead, they were we in for a surprise when it was announced that the Canucks had moved on…

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CanucksArmy Utica Comets Post-Game: Comets Drop 3-1 Decision To Rochester

Utica Comets Post-Game Report Game #57 Vs Rochester Americans Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 7:00 pm Eastern/4:00 pm Pacific Pre-Game There is a little bit of additional content in the pre-game today as I share my opinion on the Dahlen trade and the Canucks’ waivers transactions that affect the Utica Comets. CanucksArmy Utica Comets Pre-Game: Game…

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WWYDW: Tanner Pearson

The Canucks finally pulled the plug on the Erik Gudbranson experiment, shipping him off to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for Tanner Pearson. In the absence of Sven Baertschi and with a dearth of offensive talent available to the Canucks on the left wing, Pearson looks primed for a golden opportunity with the Canucks. Where…

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CanucksArmy Utica Comets Pre-Game: Game #57, Rochester Americans at Utica Comets

Utica Comets Pre-Game Game #57 Vs Rochester Americans Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 7:00 pm Eastern/4:00 pm Pacific Pre-Game It will be another battle of the North today as the division’s second-ranked Rochester Americans, (Buffalo affiliate) will be in Utica today to take on the fourth-ranked Comets for game number 57 of the season. The Amerks…

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Breaking Down The Difficulty Of The Canucks’ Remaining Schedule

With the 2019 NHL Trade Deadline in the rearview mirror, the Vancouver Canucks can now focus on their hunt for a playoff spot—or, alternatively, their plummet to the bottom of the standings and another lottery pick. Thanks to the parity of the Western Conference in 2018/19, either scenario seems equally likely at this point. As…

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First Look: Canucks Swap Prospects

In their second and less-publicized move on deadline day, the Canucks traded Jonathan Dahlen to the San Jose Shakrs in exchange for forward Linus Karlsson. At first glance, the move looks like a bit of a head-scratcher, at least in terms of what the numbers say about the two players. Viewed through the lens of…

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A post-deadline look at the playoff race in the West

The Canucks pulled the trigger on a couple moves yesterday at the trade deadline, though neither would categorize them as buyers or sellers. They made a minor-league swap with the Sharks involving Jonathan Dahlen and Linus Karlsson and they made a change-of-scenery deal with the Penguins shipping out Erik Gudbranson for Tanner Pearson. Where do…