GD #06: Canucks @ Minnesota

  Vancouver travels to Minny to take on an old enemy, although the fires of rivalry have died down recently. Particularly with the Wild struggling to compete while the Canucks challenge for the division crown. That said, even with the old trap-master Jacques Lemaire sipping martinis in retirement, the Wild are almost never an easy win…


Advanced Stats Overview

      Graphs and numbers, tables and weird acronyms: advanced stats are assumed to be the province of the nerd and bane to the traditional hockey observer.


Prospect Camp Game Day: Flames vs. Canucks

  South Okanagan Events Center 1:00 PM MT Flames.nhl.com fan960.com The baby Flames face-off against the baby Canucks this aft, with guys like Jon Rheault and TJ Brodie looking to build on a couple of strong performances heading into the main camp. Undrafted Edmonton Oil Kings goaltender Cam Lanigan will get the start for Calgary today….


Ex-Canuck Peter Schaefer invited to Camp

  According to Ben Kuzma, Peter Schaefer has been invited to take part in the Canucks training camp. The former Canuck/Senator/Bruin was bought out by Boston a year ago after spending a season in the AHL with Boston’s affiliate club, the Providence Bruins. He managed just 7 goals and 26 points in 47 games played…


Luongo Contract to Be Voided (Maybe…)

  According to a bombshell of a report by Larry Brooks, Roberto Luongo’s contract may be one the NHL is taking aim at in the wake of the ongoing Ilya Kovalchuk fiasco. Brooks claims the league has offered the players union an ultimatum, consisting of two choices:


Player Profiles – Mason Raymond

  This is the first post in a series where Canucks Army will profile various players of interest leading up to the new season. Perhaps lost in the shuffle this offseason was the retention of break-out youngster Mason Raymond. His 53 points represented a 30 point jump over his previous season. His emergence as a legitimate…


A Closer Look at Raffi Torres

  (Kent is a Flames fan/Flames Nation contributor and therefore a card-carrying member of the "Canucks Haters" club. He’s also learned to shelve his disdain for Vancouver the last few years, instead replacing it with grudging respect. He’ll be chipping in around here now and then) The newest Canuck had quite the season of extremes last…