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Alex Edler’s defensive work at even strength in the playoffs was crucial, but his special teams play suffered

The Vancouver Canucks’ longest-serving roster member, Alex Edler, remains the team’s best shot blocker and a very crucial defensive presence for the club. However, amidst the team’s search for increased production and transition ability from the back end, there are questions around his suitability as an offensive player. The reality may be that he was…

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Ten under-the-radar UFAs for the Canucks to consider this offseason

Though it still feels like a supremely strange statement to make in September, the NHL’s free agent frenzy is nearly upon us. Unrestricted free agency will open up on October 9, and all early indications are that Jim Benning and Co. intend to take a run at extending all three of the Canucks’ big-ticket UFAS;…

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Brock Boeser shoots down trade rumours in Zoom call with media

The media didn’t waste any time asking Brock Boeser about the swirling trade rumours and he didn’t waste any time shooting those rumours down. Boeser spoke with the media via a Zoom call on Thursday morning at 10 AM. I was on the call and got a great quote from him at the end of…