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The case for putting Elias Pettersson on the Canucks’ penalty kill

Whenever I watch Elias Pettersson play I think to myself, “man, there’s just something missing here”. Okay, not actually, but there is still something missing from his game. The young Swede has shown that he can not only excel offensively in the NHL through two seasons, but also contribute at an unexpected level defensively. That’s…

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Should Quinn Hughes have gone first overall in 2018?

In an age where the meaning of the word “defenceman” is drastically changing around the NHL, the Vancouver Canucks have found someone to lead the defensive revolution in Quinn Hughes. The way he surveys the ice, creates space, and drives play offensively is something Canucks fans had yet to see from a player on the…