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Burrows will be added to the Ring of Honour

To kick off the 2019 NHL Entry Draft at Rogers Arena, the Canucks have announced that they will be making an addition to the Ring of Honour. Alexandre Burrows played 842 games with the Canucks from 2005-06 to 2016-17 before being traded to the Ottawa Senators at the trading deadline in 2017. Burrows scored 193…

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Will the Canucks swing a trade for a defenceman?

With the Canucks signing Alex Edler to a new two-year contract, everyone’s focus turned to how the organization can add another defenceman. They can’t come back with the same group and hope that they will be able to get to the playoffs. It’s part of the reason why the Canucks seemed to be linked to…

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Prospect Central Draft Preview on Sportsnet 650

Earlier this afternoon, myself and Dobber Prospects Cam Robinson joined Sat Shah for a special edition of Prospect Central. With the draft a few hours away, there was plenty to dive into prior to the Canucks make their first pick. But given that we were recording at the NHL hotel, there were plenty of guests…

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Parts of the Canucks schedule is released

The 2019 NHL Entry Draft is about to kick off but some of the home-openers for 2019-20 season was released earlier this morning The Canucks will take part in three separate¬†home openers as they start their season with an October 2nd date with the Edmonton Oilers in Alberta and then make the drive down highway…

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Elias Pettersson wins the Calder Trophy!

For the first time since Pavel Bure won in 1991-92, a Vancouver Canuck has been named the NHL Rookie of the Year as Swedish forward Elias Petterson was awarded the prestigious award this evening. Calder Trophy goes to Elias Pettersson. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 20, 2019 Pettersson was the favourite to win the award…

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Canucks announce training camp and pre-season schedule

The Stanley Cup was awarded to the St Louis Blues last week but the focus has quickly shifted to next season as teams prepare for the NHL Entry Draft, free agency, and the 2019-20 season. Earlier today, the Canucks announced their training camp and pre-season schedules #Canucks announce that Training Camp presented by @TD_Canada will…

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How the Canucks will redo their defence?

With news that veteran defenceman Alex Edler appears to be headed to test the market, a huge question comes to the forefront of fans minds. “How are the Canucks going to rebuild their defence?” The management group has spoken many times about how changes needed to be made but with less than two weeks until…

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Report: Alex Edler and Canucks won’t get a deal done

There are still two weeks to go before the free agency period opens but teams are getting their ducks in a row ahead of the ‘courting period’ that opens on June 23rd. On the Canucks front, the biggest question mark was the future of pending free agent defenceman Alex Edler and unfortunately, it appears that…

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GM Jim Benning meets media ahead of draft week

Canucks general manager Jim Benning met with media this morning to discuss a wide variety of topics. #Canucks GM Jim Benning met with the media today, confirming that Juolevi is cleared to skate; contract talks with Edler and Boeser are ongoing and that his group is looking forward to adding to the prospect pool at…

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Report: Canucks have interest in Lucic

It’s the storyline that never seems to go away – Milan Lucic coming to the Canucks. That idea got a little more traction today as Pierre LeBrun and Darren Dreger brought up the idea on Insider Trading: According to Pierre LeBrun and Darren Dreger, the #Canucks are 'interested' in Milan Lucic. New Oilers coach knows…

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Prospect Central on Sportsnet 650

The NHL Entry Draft is exactly two weeks away and there just isn’t enough time for all the discourse. Luckily, myself, Cam Robinson and Satiar Shah have teamed up to do a weekly podcast that covers all things prospects. The response has been fantastic and we figured we’d bring it to Canucks fans here on…