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Feature: Deciding between Major Junior and NCAA development

On May 4th, 230 of western North America’s young hockey prodigies were selected at this year’s WHL Bantam Draft. Unlike the OHL and QMJHL (which joins the WHL under the CHL umbrella), WHL teams select players that have just completed their 15-year-old season as opposed to after their 16-year-old season. It’s weird to think that…

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Friedman: Canucks interested in Ralph Krueger for vacant Head Coaching job

Hearing VAN interested in Ralph Krueger, who excelled with World Cup Team Europe. But, is there any desire to leave Southampton FC? — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) April 18, 2017 The Canucks search for a new head coach just got a bit more interesting. It’s interesting to hear Ralph Kruger’s name get mentioned as the former…

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Jacob Markstrom undergo knee-surgery next week

Markstrom, speaking to media, said he will have surgery on his knee next week. — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) March 30, 2017 Jacob Markstrom, who hasn’t suited up between the pipes since February 16th, will undergo knee surgery that will put an end to his 2016-2017 campaign. “I feel like I’m getting better and better. I feel…

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LISTEN: J.D. Burke talks Canucks on TSN1260

https://t.co/wBu2i2ofIg @Lowetide is joined by @JDylanBurke in hour 3 of @SportsExtra1260 @DowntownFreddy8 @TSN1260 — Fred Papirnik (@DowntownFreddy8) March 18, 2017 Canucks Army Managing Editor J.D Burke was on TSN 1260 radio in Edmonton to discuss a variety of topics. Starting at the 15:24 mark, J.D dives into some Canucks talk ahead of the team’s matchup…

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News and Analysis: Canucks hire Manny Malhotra as a development coach

It looks like Manny Malhotra will be extending his stay in Vancouver a little longer. Malhotra, who has helped the Canucks development team for parts of this season, has been hired as a full-time development coach for the Canucks. Malhotra was widely known for his face-off ability during his playing days and it looks like…

Sekeres: Canucks may look to acquire hefty contract for draft pick

Embed from Getty Images Matthew Sekeres of TSN 1040 thinks the Canucks could make an interesting type of move before the NHL trade deadline comes to a close. As of now, #Canucks unlikely to move a roster player or prospect today. Might be inclined to take on an unwanted contract for a draft pick. —…

Canucks recall Borna Rendulic

Embed from Getty Images The Vancouver Canucks have recalled Borna Rendulic from the Utica Comets ahead of tonight’s matchup against the Red Wings.  Rendulic & @Bacher31 both on the ice this morning. Borna wearing No. 64. pic.twitter.com/G2kCPylp1b — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) February 28, 2017

Mumps Madness: Hutton, Rodin experiencing Mumps Symptoms

Embed from Getty Images Symptoms of the mumps continue to spread throughout the Canucks dressing room.  Coach Desjardins confirms Rodin, Hutton and #Canucks trainer Brian Hamilton are currently experiencing symptoms of mumps. — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) February 26, 2017 With Rodin and Hutton joining the list of Canuck players effected by mumps, the list tallies up to…

Canucks report five players diagnosed with Mumps.

Embed from Getty Images The Vancouver Canucks have announced that five players have reported symptoms of the mumps.  According to a press release sent out by the Canucks, Chris Tanev, Nikita Tryamkin, Mike Chaput and Markus Grandlund have reported symptoms of the disease, along with Troy Stetcher who has a confirmed test result. 

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Three Under the Radar Trade Targets

  As the trade deadline approaches, it’s only logical to talk about the most popular names on the rumour mill. While it’s fun to discuss the possibility of Matt Duchene, Gabriel Landeskog, or Kevin Shattenkirk getting dealt, there are other names that are just as likely, maybe even more likely, to be actually be traded…