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Canucks Young Stars, Game Two: A Utica Comets Perspective

The Canucks wrapped up their 2018 Young Stars Classic with a 6-4 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday to finish with a 2-0 record at the South Okanagan Events Centre for the weekend. Once again, this will not be a post-game report, but rather, more of my thoughts on the game in regards to…

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Canucks Young Stars Game One: A Utica Comets Perspective

On Friday night we got our first glimpse of this year’s prospect group in game action against their peers, even if it was only a prospects game. You probably know by now that the Canucks group laid a beat down on the Winnipeg Jets prospect group with an 8-2 drubbing. While it was great to get a…

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Vancouver Canucks Rookie Camp Invitees, Part Two: Defencemen

On Wednesday I took a look at the four forwards who will be representing the Vancouver Canucks at this year’s Young Stars tournament in Penticton who are undrafted and do not currently have a contract with either of the Canucks or Utica Comets. Vancouver Canucks Rookie Camp Invitees, Part One: Forwards https://t.co/MBkxW0ud4R — CanucksArmy (@CanucksArmy)…

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The Utica Comets Sign Brendan Woods and Jesse Graham To One-Year AHL Deals

The Utica Comets’ ranks continue to swell as the club announced the signings of forward Brendan Woods and defenceman Jesse Graham to one-year AHL contracts today. ?TRANSACTION ALERT? Comets sign forward @BrendanWoods92 and defenseman @JGraham22 to one-year deals. More: https://t.co/ZKx8LyeoQS pic.twitter.com/cHsSITiEAS — Utica Comets (@UticaComets) August 30, 2018 Woods joined the Utica Comets last season…

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Vancouver Canucks Rookie Camp Invitees, Part One: Forwards

On Monday of this week, the Vancouver Canucks announced the roster for their upcoming rookie camp in Penticton for the Young Stars tournament. See these future #Canucks stars in Penticton next week. https://t.co/ML48MJ4PGN — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) August 27, 2018 I looked through the list of players to see who, if anyone, would be attending…

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Waivers, Bubble Guys, And the 2018/19 Canucks/Comets

It has been talked about at length in the Vancouver market this offseason how the Canucks have some crowded ranks heading into training camp. Unless the team swings a trade before camp finishes, they may have to waive a player or two that they don’t want to lose. Before I go any further, this article…

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The Jim Benning-Era Utica Comets Have Finally Arrived

The Jim Benning era in Vancouver began ahead of the 2014/15 season and at the time he took over the club, the farm system wasn’t exactly bursting at the seams with high-end talent. The best Canucks prospects who would play for the Utica Comets in that season were: Alex Grenier, Hunter Shinkaruk, Alex Friesen,  Brendan…