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How the Canucks adjusted in Games 2 & 3 to penetrate the Wild’s defence

Vancouver’s playoff bid did not start the way the team had hoped. In what was this core’s first taste of high stakes hockey, the Canucks faced a seemingly impregnable defence that was the Minnesota Wild. Chalk it up to nerves, bad ice, rust, or simply being outplayed, the Canucks’ and their skilled top six were…

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2020 NHL Draft Profile No. 5: Jamie Drysdale

With the fifth entry in the Canucks Army 2020 NHL Draft Profiles, we get to the first defenceman of the draft. Name: Jamie Drysdale Date of Birth: April 8, 2002 Nation: Canada Position: D Shoots: Right Height: 5’11” Weight: 170 lbs   The mobile, right-shot defenceman is a favourite of mine in this year’s class…

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2020 NHL Draft Profile No. 2: Quinton Byfield

The 2020 draft has had an established front-runner in Alexis Lafreniere since the beginning of the scouting season and while his positioning seems to have held course, this next player on our list has been knocking at the door all season long. Coming in at number two is Sudbury Wolves center, Quinton Byfield. Name: Quinton…