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Canucks Army Year In Review: Ben Hutton

Embed from Getty Images Coming into this season, very few people expected Ben Hutton to crack the Canucks’ roster. The 2012 fifth-round pick just finished his NCAA hockey career at Maine and was expected to be playing for the Utica Comets in the AHL. In last season’s year-end prospect reviews, Hutton ranked fourteenth amongst all Canucks…

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Canucks Army Year In Review: Derek Dorsett

Embed from Getty Images In the first year of a four-year, $10.6 million contract, Derek Dorsett continued along his career path of being a unique combination of punching faces while being an average fourth liner. Originally brought in to “rub shoulders” with their younger players, Dorsett had plenty of opportunities to do that this year. The…

Aquilini’s interest in selling could hold Canucks back on the ice long-term

View image | gettyimages.com The Canucks could be getting new owners sooner than expected. With on-ice performance declining over the past five years, the Canucks franchise has suffered a decline in both ticket prices and attendance; a scary trend for any team. After factoring in a struggling Canadian dollar, the Aquilinis are in a tough situation with the…