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Revisiting the Vancouver Canucks’ 2016 draft selection of Olli Juolevi

Today, we are going to take a dive into the 2016 NHL Draft which saw former Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning select London Knights defenceman Olli Juolevi fifth overall. Heading into the draft Benning’s intentions were quite clear that he wanted to draft a defenceman for the future. Juolevi was often compared to Oliver Ekman-Larsson…

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Why the Vancouver Canucks shouldn’t trade Tyler Motte

Port Huron, Michigan product Tyler Motte has become a locker room staple for the Vancouver Canucks since being acquired in 2017-18. The 26-year-old’s name has recently popped up in the rumour mill as we approach the NHL trade deadline on March 21st. Motte was originally drafted in round four of the 2013 NHL Draft by…