Blackfish: Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report – December 3rd, 2015

Another week and another few games under each of the Canucks prospects scouts.  Thatcher Demko continues to make it look easy in the NCAA while Brock Boeser is having a great time establishing himself as one of their top skaters.  Much excitement continues out of Europe and even here in the CHL the Carl Neills…


Blackfish: Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report – November 26th, 2015

View image | gettyimages.com We are back with another week of the weekly prospect report. There’s much to be excited about with Brock Boeser and Thatcher Demko in the NCAA, Carl Neill in the CHL, Anton Rodin and Nikita Tryamkin in Europe and even Dane Fox in the ECHL having a great week. Without waiting too long,…


Blackfish: Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report – November 19th, 2015

View image | gettyimages.com Another week has passed, meaning another opportunity to take a look at all the actions of our future Canucks. There continues to be much to be excited about, especially with some of the top players in the NCAA and even in the CHL. Despite that, there are still questions of where exactly…

Blackfish: Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report – November 12th, 2015

View image | gettyimages.com It’s another edition of the Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report, where we cover the latest and greatest in Canucks prospects across the world! Matthew Beattie still hasn’t played a game yet (c’mon, Yale), but there’s still a lot to talk about. Like, the injuries suffered by Tate Olson, Evan McEneny and Anton…

Canucks Training Camp Invitees: How are they Doing Now?

View image | gettyimages.com The Canucks went into their training camps this year with a very bare roster, keeping invitees to a minimum. This is not common; often, the invitation system is used as a platform by NHL front offices to get their eyes on talent that they might want to add to the roster. Jim Benning might make us…


Blackfish: Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report – November 5th, 2015

View image | gettyimages.com We’re back with another week of Canucks Army Weekly Prospect updates!  We finally saw those lazy students down in the Ivy Leagues start playing hockey, meaning officially, for the first time in the 2015/2016 season, all of Vancouver’s prospects have actually started playing regular season games.  So how are they doing?


Blackfish: Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report – October 29th, 2015

Source: BCEagles.com Blackfish is the name of a semi-famous documentary. Released in 2013, the film followed one of the captive killer whales in the world famous Sea World, and touched on the horrific conditions the whales have to live in and the constant stresses they are under. Blackfish can be compared metaphorically to the prospects in…


Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report – October 22nd, 2015

Source: UNDSports.com Welcome back to the Thursday Prospect Report! As always, the goal is to take a look at the team’s non-AHL prospects and see how they did in the prior seven days. There’s been a lot of action since the last time we sat down, with all of the Canucks prospects finally being in-season….


I Watched a Game: Hockey Gaud Edition

Adam Gaudette defending the defensive-zone This weekend, I was in Boston for a rowing event. As it turns out, both Boston College and Northeastern (NU) were playing games. This made it a perfect opportunity for myself to go and watch a game. Given that Boston College is in the middle of nowhere, it was an easy…


Canucks Army to Co-Host Vancouver Hockey Analytics Conference 2016

View image | gettyimages.com We here at Canucks Army (specifically myself and MoneyPuck) are organizing the first Vancouver Hockey Analytics Conference (VanHAC) along with two Simon Fraser University professors, Tim Schwartz and Oliver Schulte. There have been a number of hockey analytics conferences around North America over the last few years, including in Ottawa, Pittsburgh, Washington…


Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report – October 15th, 2015

View image | gettyimages.com Another week has gone by, and as such, prospects of the Vancouver Canucks have gotten a few more games in. Almost everybody has begun their season, with just one NCAA prospect left to make his meaningful game debut, and the few prospects the team has in the ECHL.  Without keeping you…