Ten Thoughts on Sven Baertschi

There is a very real possibility that Sven Baertschi has played his last game in the NHL. It’s an incredibly sad story because it cuts short the career of a player who was only just starting to find his top gear, who worked very hard to get there, and who is, by all accounts, a…

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Report: Uptick in interest around Alex Edler

With the Monday NHL Trade Deadline just days away, things are picking up on the Alex Edler trade front. Per The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun (subscription required), calls on Alex Edler have started to come in more frequently of late. Edler, of course, is a pending UFA at the end of the season and possesses a full…

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WWYDW: The Deadline

It’s the final edition of WWYDW before the trade deadline, which means there’s only one question on everyone’s minds: What would you like to see the Canucks do at the deadline? Last week I asked: Are you statisfied with the way the Canucks handled their goalie situation? How would you like to see them address the goaltending…

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Immodest Proposals: Who To Sell At The Deadline, And How

Last week on CanucksArmy, the intrepid Ryan Biech highlighted all the potential players that the Vancouver Canucks might “sell” at the 2019 NHL Trade Deadline. Now, the Immodest Proposals crew is here to bang in the rebound by suggesting some possible destinations and returns for those assets—and by creating some voteable proposals for fans to…

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Canucks recall D Ashton Sautner

The Canucks have recalled Ashton Sautner from the Utica Comets this morning TRANSACTION: #Canucks recall D Ashton Sautner from @UticaComets — Canucks PR (@CanucksPR) February 19, 2019 Sautner has appeared in 31 games for the Utica Comets this season, posting three goals and five assists in those contests. He had missed sometime in December and…

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Canucks appear to have signed G Michael Leighton

With the Family Day weekend in the rearview mirror, it appears that the Canucks have added some more goaltending depth. On waivers: Eaves (ANA), Haley (FLA), McCollum (NASH), Leighton (VAN) — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) February 19, 2019 Leighton was a professional tryout with the Comets on January 15th and has won his last six straight…

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Canucks reassign Guillaume Brisebois to Utica

Following practice this morning, the Canucks assigned defenceman Guillaume Brisebois to the Utica Comets TRANSACTION: #Canucks reassign D Guillaume Brisebois to @UticaComets. — Canucks PR (@CanucksPR) February 18, 2019 Brisebois appeared in two games with the Canucks over the past week and went minus three. He played 9:24 in his NHL debut against the Los…

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Canucks injury updates – Virtanen out a month

The Canucks have returned home after a California road trip a lot worse for wear. Hitting the ice this morning for practice at Rogers Arena saw some new lines due to the addition of Ryan Spooner and the various ailments. Head Coach Travis Green provided the following update about the injured players: Coach Green injury…

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Immodest Proposals: Taking On Cap Dumps In The Offseason

With GM Jim Benning continually reiterating his intentions to stand relatively pat at the 2019 Trade Deadline, it’s become a near certainty that the Vancouver Canucks will enter the 2019/20 season with a serious abundance of cap space. Chances are good that a decent portion of this space will be occupied by new deals for…

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CanucksArmy Utica Comets Post-Game: Cardiac Comets Claw Back From 3-0 Deficit to Take 5-4 Overtime Win Over Cleveland

Utica Comets Post-Game Report Game #54 Vs Cleveland Monsters Sunday, February 17th, 2019 5:00 pm Eastern/2:00 pm Pacific Pre-Game CanucksArmy Utica Comets Pre-Game: Game #54, Cleveland Monsters at Utica Comets #Canucks #NHL — CanucksArmy (@CanucksArmy) February 17, 2019 Post-Game Comets Scratches Richard Bachman, (out for the season) Olli Juolevi, (out for the season) Dylan…

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