McKenzie: Canucks set to hire Green as new head coach

According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie and barring set backs, the Vancouver Canucks are set to sign Travis Green as the team’s 19th head coach in franchise history. VAN close to finalizing contract with Travis Green to be new head coach. Assuming no last-minute hiccups, announcement in next day or two. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) April…


Canucks fire Desjardins

VAN has fired Willie Desjardins as head coach. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) April 10, 2017 According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, Willie Desjardins has been fired as the Canucks head coach. The move comes one day after the Canucks finished with a lowly 30-43-9 record, which landed them as the second worst team in the NHL….


Baerstchi to miss remaining two games with neck injury

The Vancouver Canucks announced today that Sven Baertschi will miss the remaining two games of the season due to an upper body/neck injury. Willie Desjardins said he doesn’t believe surgery will be required. Sven Baertschi left Thursday night’s game against the Arizona Coyotes in the third period and was brought back to Vancouver for re-evaluation. The…


Comets release McKenzie from ATO

According to the AHL transactions list, Brett McKenzie was released from his amateur tryout with the Utica Comets today. McKenzie was a 2016 seventh-round selection by the Vancouver Canucks and had just wrapped up a season with the North Bay Battalion of the OHL. This season, he scored 29 goals and 38 assist in 67…


Tiger Williams is less than enthused with the Canucks

This morning, former Canuck Tiger Williams expressed his discontent with the Canucks franchise as a whole. Here’s what he had to say when he joined TSN Radio 1040: “You know, Linden was loved by all the fans in the Lower Mainland and in British Columbia, but he’s the worst guy you could have running the…


Miller nominated for Masterton

Every year, the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded to the player in the league who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. The Vancouver chapter of the PHWA has nominated #Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. — Canucks Now (@CanucksNow) March 27, 2017 In his third…


Comets sign Brett McKenzie to ATO

The Utica Comets have signed Vancouver Canucks 2016 7th round drat pick Brett McKenzie to an Amateur Tryout for the remainder of the 2016-2017 season. Brett McKenzie has signed an ATO with Comets, per AHL transactions Center was 29-38-67 with OHL's North Bay Battalion this season pic.twitter.com/l2l1TbU76S — Ben Birnell (@OD_Birnell) March 22, 2017 In…


Canucks to sign Shore

After spending this season playing for Kloten in the Swiss-A league, the Canucks are expected to sign former Florida Panther and Calgary Flame Drew Shore to a contract for the remainder of the 2016-2017 season. 26-year old Shore scored a team high 48 points to go along with 24 goals in Kloten’s 50 games this…


Canucks in on Aston-Reese

Set to turn 23 years old this August, Zach Aston-Reese has made a name for himself playing for Northeastern University. Over the course of his 145 game NCAA career, Aston-Reese has scored  goals and tallied 82 assists, for a total of 148 points. This past season, he scored 31 goals and 32 assists for 63…

Report: Miller to remain with Canucks

Just been told by Canucks source, Ryan Miller will not be traded today.#NHLTrade — John Shannon (@JSportsnet) March 1, 2017 According to Sportsnet’s John Shannon, Ryan Miller will remain with the Canucks. 

Canucks recall Bachman

Don’t know injury to Marksrom but hearing he will have m-r-i today. Bachman called up. #Canucks — Rick Dhaliwal (@DhaliwalSports) February 27, 2017 According to Rick Dhailwal, the Canucks are calling up Richard Bachman due to an injury to Jacob Markstrom.