Pronman: Mid-Season Top 50 Prospects – Boeser and Demko make the cut

Embed from Getty Images ESPN prospect guru Corey Pronman released his mid-season Top 50 prospects and Top 10 goalie prospects (paywall, but well worth it) and two Canucks prospects made the cut. The Canucks 2015 first round pick, Brock Boeser, made the cut coming in as the 31st best skater and 2014 second round pick Thatcher Demko…

Blackfish: Canucks Army Prospect Report: January 7th, 2016

Embed from Getty Images Happy New Year! The World Juniors are now over with host Finland capturing their second gold medal in the last three years. The NHL trading deadline is suddenly on everyones mind with some trades yesterday and hopefully they continue. But for the Canucks specifically, their prospects continue to make noise around the hockey…

Fountain of Youth: Carl Neill

Embed from Getty Images Who is Carl Neill? Selected in the 5th round, 144th overall by the Vancouver Canucks at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, Carl Neill has caught the attention of many fans with his lofty point totals. That Neill remains the only Canucks prospect in the CHL to produce at over a point per game…

Blackfish: Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report – December 31, 2015

Embed from Getty Images  With Christmas in the rear-view mirror, the unofficial second half of the season begins. The World Juniors round robin is over, with the ‘real’ games starting on Saturday. The Spengler Cup was also decided this morning, so that’s exciting, I guess. The NCAA is back after a small winter break, while…

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Canucks 2015 NHL Draft: 6 Months later

Embed from Getty Images The NHL Entry Draft is where teams are built, and by all accounts at the time, the Canucks walked away from this past draft with a decent crop of youngsters despite not having a second round pick. Since we are now 6 months after the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, I figured it would be a…

Blackfish: Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report – December 24th, 2015

Embed from Getty Images With the holidays upon us, the hockey schedule sees a little slow period. But some Canucks prospects still played games and made an impact in one way or another. However, the best news this week is that the World Juniors start on Saturday morning!  For next week’s Blackfish, I will add Jake Virtanen and…

Blackfish: Canucks Army Weekly Prospect Report – December 17th, 2015

The weather outside is frightful and so was the Canucks game on Tuesday.  But luckily Canucks prospects continue to make some waves around the hockey world. The NCAA is now on their winter break with many of their freshman and sophomore off to compete at the World Juniors. While the KHL and SHL enjoy extended breaks before…

WATCH: Brock Boeser continues his hot streak with another slick goal.

Embed from Getty Images 2015 1st round pick Brock Boeser has been on a tear recently for University of North Dakota. As he is currently riding a 9 game point streak where he has 13 points (7G-6A-13PT). Some of his recent goals have been beauties, and tonight was no different on this partial breakaway:

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Getting Luckier

Lots of people might be worried about the Canadian men’s hockey team right now. My advice? You probably shouldn’t be. As much as people are focusing on the negative, there’s a lot of positive arrows – including their three wins.