The market for right-handed defensemen and Erik Gudbranson

Embed from Getty Images Wednesday night, the Canucks made a move to shore up their blue line depth moving forward. They acquired former third overall pick Erik Gudbranson, a right shot defenseman with a hulking stature and a stay-at-home billing to his game, along with a 2016 fifth round pick.  Known for his size and…

Willie Desjardins talks development, struggles from last year

Embed from Getty Images Hey guys, it’s Cat Silverman, NM00’s favorite Canucks Army sometimes-contributor!  With head coach Willie Desjardins still in town, TSN Radio Vancouver got a chance to catch up with the somewhat polarizing bench boss earlier today – and he certainly didn’t beat around the bush with his thoughts on next year. 

Quick Hit: Michael Garteig Joins Canucks System

Embed from Getty Images The Vancouver Canucks have seen plenty of shakeup in the goaltender department in the last few weeks.  The team is likely to lose tenured goaltending coach Roland ‘Rollie’ Melanson following a missed 2016 postseason – leaving the club looking for a new coach after years of using the esteemed instructor – and brought…

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Friedman, McKenzie: On the Canucks Going into the Trade Deadline

Embed from Getty Images This morning, Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada and Sportsnet.ca brought up some interesting points regarding the Vancouver Canucks and their potential mindset heading into the upcoming trade deadline.  His comments were then supplemented by a suggestion by TSN’s Bob McKenzie; where Friedman posed the possibility that the Canucks are going…

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Canucks Army Postgame: Misery

Embed from Getty Images The Vancouver Canucks came into their Monday night game ready to face a team that had gone 1-7-2 in their last 10 games, just fired their head coach, and couldn’t seem to score a goal to save their lives.  So, the Canucks did what they do best – they ended that…

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Canucks Army Postgame: Ten Thoughts from Mom Night in Arizona

Thanks Mom! The Canucks win both on the back-to-back. The #GameAtAGlance: pic.twitter.com/qw9JIkUhpU — CanucksArmy (@CanucksArmy) February 11, 2016 Hey, guys! It’s Cat Silverman with the post-game, live from Glendale’s press box.  Since I sat right above the Canucks moms – and heard how rowdy those ladies got every time things got too rough for their…

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Canucks Army Postgame: Changing Ways

Embed from Getty Images The Vancouver Canucks started off this game not getting it… For once, though, they showed up for the final ten minutes of the game, and took home a nice win.  That’s… good news. 

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Canucks Army Postgame: Bo Horvat vs. The World

Embed from Getty Images Bo Horvat is the only player on the Vancouver Canucks that isn’t in the doghouse with me right now – and ‘m not sorry, either.  GAME BOVER BOVERTIME WINNER HOW DO YOU LIKE ‘VAT? pic.twitter.com/QTmqjjGjLN — CanucksArmy (@CanucksArmy) January 16, 2016

Cody Hodgson Hits Waivers: The Pros and Cons for Vancouver

Embed from Getty Images When the Vancouver Canucks swapped former first round pick Cody Hodgson for Zack Kassian back in February of 2012, it was a second-chance kind of move for both players. Hodgson had put up 16 goals and 33 points through 63 games pre-trade for Vancouver during the 2011-2012 season, so  Of course,…

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Canucks Army Postgame: The Shane Doan Show

Embed from Getty Images The Vancouver Canucks have gone up and down the standings throughout the 2015-16 season, swinging from the top to the bottom within games on what seems to be a week to week basis.  The good news? Tonight’s game didn’t send them plummeting all the way to the bottom.  The bad news?…

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Canucks Army Postgame: The Probability of Danish 20 Goal Scorers

Embed from Getty Images The Vancouver Canucks were one of 18 teams that got to shake off the rust on the first day back from the league’s mandatory 3-day Christmas Break.  Ryan Miller is still injured, so the Canucks ran with a tandem of Jacob Markstrom and call-up Joe Cannata. Both Sedins were back… but…