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WWYDW: How would you use the Canucks’ 9th overall pick?

Welcome back to WWYDW, aka WDYTT, the only hockey column on the internet that kind of looks like it says “WYATT” if you’re squinting. By the time you read these words, the 2021 Stanley Cup Finals could be halfway through and we’ll be on the very cusp of the offseason. And, yeah, we know we’ve been…

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Why Nate Schmidt and Tyler Myers have the most concerning contracts on the Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks will have $10.875 million committed to Antoine Roussel, Jay Beagle, and Loui “elite AHLer” Eriksson for the 2021-22 season. That’s over 13% of the cap tied to two replacement level forwards and another who’ll potentially star for the Fraser Valley Voodoos. And it doesn’t even include Jake Virtanen’s $2.55 million deal, which…

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Could the Canucks possibly make a Matthew Tkachuk trade work?

Let’s start off today by thanking those of you able to stomach that headline long enough to actually click on it. What fortitude! Last week, we took a good, long look at Sam Reinhart and came to the conclusion that — while he would certainly be a valuable addition to the team — the Vancouver…

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20 reasons to be excited for 20-year-old Vasily Podkolzin

As of today, the Vancouver Canucks’ top prospect is no longer a teenager. Vasily Podkolzin turned 20 years old and is set to come to Vancouver this fall to try his hand at the NHL. Since it’s Podkolzin’s 20th birthday, let’s get to know him a bit better and check out 20 reasons to be…

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WDYTT: Your Vancouver Canucks Expansion Draft protection list

Hello, and welcome back to WDYTT, the only hockey column on the internet that Seattle couldn’t poach if they tried. Speaking of which, sometimes there are questions so obvious that we forget to ask them in our little weekly corner here. And that’s definitely the case when it comes to the 2021 Expansion Draft, now…