The Vancouver Canucks have their signed their last remaining Restricted Free Agent and their most important one. Brock Boeser has signed a three-year, $17.625-million ($5.875-million AAV) deal and will be with the team before the regular season begins.
Training Camps have opened and they are still more than a dozen young stars not signed around the NHL. Whether it’s the player wanting less term or the team running out of cap space, these players on the brink of superstardom are without contracts just weeks away from the opening of the regular season.
The first real sign that hockey is slowly coming back. The Vancouver Canucks will be reporting to their Training Camp in a matter of days and the official camp roster has been released.
The 2019-20 regular season is fast approaching and one of the Canucks’ top forwards is still without a contract.
The production may not immediately jump off the page for recently-drafted Ethan Keppen, but he’s been able to hold his own on a terrible Flint Firebirds team well enough to be drafted in the fourth round by the Vancouver Canucks.
Summer is slowly fading away, but that means the NHL is nearing a return and the Canucks have a lot to look forward to in this new season.
The season is fast approaching and the Canucks still have some remaining unanswered questions before training camp begins.
Lukas Jasek hasn’t had the most graceful start to his professional hockey career. From 2012 — at the age of just 15 — to 2017, he was never really given a chance to stabilize and find a steady, reliable place to play.
There’s no doubt the Vancouver Canucks went through a transition this offseason. They have added players that fans and management alike hope will be significant contributors to the team’s improvement en route to their first playoff berth in four years.
The 40th-overall pick from this past June is tearing it up at the Under-20 Four Nations tournament that just finished in Russia this past weekend.
It might not be the news every Canucks fan wants to hear right now, but the team has signed GM Jim Benning to a multi-year contract extension.
Some NHL player archetypes have changed little since the leagues’s inception: the speedy goal-scoring winger, the high-IQ centre, the slow-moving but methodical defenceman; but the Canucks have two somewhat similar players on their roster for the upcoming season that share a similar profile.