There are plenty of details left to hammer out, but the NHL is aiming for a return this summer and the Vancouver Canucks are going to be part of it.
Over the past few weeks, the NHL has been spitballing ideas for how to complete the 2019-20 season and playoffs in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Over at TSN 1040, Jim Benning hosted a media availability to field questions on a handful of topics, including the newly-signed Nils Hoglander, a possible Nikita Tryamkin return, and whether any ground had been made on the team’s impending free agents.
One of the biggest challenges Jim Benning will face this summer is what to do with Jacob Markstrom.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a key figure in the United States’ battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, appeared on Snapchat’s Good Luck America program to discuss a handful of disease-related topics, including whether or not professional sports could return to action any time soon.
Year (So Far) In Review: Elias Pettersson’s strong sophomore showing and what it means for his next contract
What Elias Pettersson has accomplished in his first two seasons in the NHL is nothing short of remarkable. He landed in Vancouver and immediately became a sensation and he’s only been getting better since.
At this point, it’s incredibly difficult to imagine a whole bunch of fans filing into a stadium to watch a hockey game any time soon. Despite that, the NHL still wants to finish off the 2019-20 season and the playoffs.
Nikita Tryamkin’s three-year contract in the KHL is set to expire at the end of the month so it’s time to start talking about him making his triumphant return to Vancouver.
Do you miss hockey? I mean, obviously you do. Do you miss hockey enough to read Laurence Gilman’s powerful words about how devastating it was for the Canucks to lose the 2011 Stanley Cup?
Shortly after rumours of a 24-team, three-game series playoff surfaced, some of the league’s top players have countered with a timeline to salvage both the 2019-20 regular season and playoffs in a standard format.
For the first time since late December, the Canucks went to sleep on the outside of the playoffs looking in.
Bob McKenzie had a few interesting Canucks-related tidbits on TSN’s Insider Trading earlier this week, touching on Jakob Markstrom’s contract and the team’s potential interest in Wayne Simmonds. We also got an update on Micheal Ferland’s injury that could have an effect on the Canucks’ deadline strategy.