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Why the Canucks should make changes to their playstyle this season

Dump and chase. Three words that Canucks fans are all too familiar with and might have come to despise over the past few years. It’s the system that the club has mostly used in the Travis Green era, to varying levels of success. This forecheck-heavy style might’ve been well-suited to an older group, but that…

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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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7 cheap, low-risk forwards the Vancouver Canucks should target this summer

Welcome back to another edition of Exploiting the Expa—oh wait, that’s Stephan Roget’s line, not mine. In my defence, Stephan has been listing so many players for the Canucks to target that I’ve started to think like him. With that said, we’re not going to worry about the Expansion Draft and focus instead on any…

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Analyzing what type of player the Canucks need to fill their hole at 3C

A few weeks ago, my buddy Stephan Roget wrote a great article listing 19 players who could be the Canucks’ third-line centre next year. Unfortunately, most of the names he mentioned were either poor fits or too pricey for the team. As a result, it seems like Vancouver will continue to patch that hole with…