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Canucks draft Swedish defenceman Hugo Gabrielson

The Vancouver Canucks have selected Swedish defenceman Hugo Gabrielson with the 169th overall pick. Gabrielson is a left-shot defenceman standing at 6’1 and weighs 172 pounds. Our resident prospect guru Chris Faber was absolutely ecstatic with the pick for the Canucks: AMAZING PICK FOR THE CANUCKS AT 169. Hugo Gabrielson is an excellent pick. Excellent…

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Canucks draft goaltender Aku Koskenvuo and defenceman Jonathan Myrenberg

The Vancouver Canucks have selected goaltender Aku Koskenvuo and defenceman Jonathan Myrenberg with their two fifth-round picks. Koskenvuo is a goaltender that quite perfectly fits the mould for what Ian Clark looks for in goaltending prospects. You can read a deep dive into Koskenvuo’s game here. Jonathan Myrenberg is a 6’2 right-handed Swedish defenceman. Here’s…

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Deep dive: Canucks’ selection of Danila Klimovich at 41 is a huge swing

The Vancouver Canucks went off the board with their second-round pick and took a massive swing on the potential of Belarrusian forward Danila Klimovich. Klimovich flew up draft boards after his performance at the U18s, where he scored six goals in five games for Belarus. He also competed with Belarus at the World Championships and…

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Canucks take Danila Klimovich with 41st overall pick

The Vancouver Canucks have drafted Danila Klimovich with the 41st overall pick of the 2021 NHL Draft. The 18-year-old Belarussian centre/left winger had a strong showing at the U18s and has been a tough player to scout. The initial reaction seems to be a positive one, as many scouts are very high on Klimovich’s offensive…

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Getting to know the Abbotsford Canucks’ first signee, Chase Wouters

On Thursday, the Abbotsford Canucks announced their first signing for the team. Chase Wouters is a WHL veteran who played parts of six seasons with the Saskatoon Blades. He was the first three-year captain of the Blades in franchise history and had his number 44 jersey retired just minutes after his final game with the…