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Canucks Army “Mid-term” Prospect Profiles #12: Evan McEneny

On February 5, 2017, Evan McEneny played his first NHL game. He logged just over 15 minutes in a 4-1 loss to the San Jose Sharks. To date, he hasn’t gotten another look. It sounds like just another footnote in Canucks history, like Lee Sweatt or Joacim Eriksson; but his appearance was not without fanfare….

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Canucks Army Year in Review: Sam Gagner

There’s something to be said about avoiding free agents coming off of banner years — a harsh lesson that the Vancouver Canucks have learned in consecutive off-seasons. Loui Eriksson is the most prominent example of this, but the most recent one would be Sam Gagner. The 28-year-old forward was coming off of a career-high 50…

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Canucks sign Lukas Jasek to three-year entry level contract

Before the start of the first round of the AHL playoffs, the Canucks have signed 2015 6th round pick Lukas Jasek to a three-year entry-level contract. The full press release can be found below: The deal will start in the 2018-19 season and brings the Canucks to 32 contracts on the books for next year….

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2018 NHL Draft: Consolidated Industry Rankings for April 2018

It’s been nearly three months since I last dropped a consolidated draft rankings on this site, so it’s I’d say it’s high time to check on how the 2018 class is shaking out. In the time since the last list was published, there haven’t been any major events (World Juniors and CHL Top Prospects game…

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Babych Please: April 20th, 2018

While the Stanley Cup Playoffs are in the thick of things, the Canucks got a head start on the off-season. Some went on vacation, some returned home, and one special boy celebrated a birthday! Michael Del Zotto went cliff jumping in Hawaii Cliff jumping on the road to Hana. A post shared by Michael Del…

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Pettersson making his mark on the SHL playoffs

Don’t know if you’ve heard of this Elias Pettersson kid, but he’s making sure everyone is aware of him now. After breaking records in the regular season, Canucks prospect Pettersson was being tightly checked in the first few games of the SHL playoffs. He wasn’t playing poorly but it was clear that Brynas and Malmo…

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Nation Network Radio Powered by Shark Club – Ep. 27

The Canucks season may be in the rearview mirror, but Nation Network Radio powered by Shark Club is carrying on, strong as ever, with our hosts J.D. Burke and TSN 1040’s Jon Abbott. Don’t settle for nosebleeds! Always get a front row seat at Shark Club, your only destination for pre-game, post-game… every game! Located…

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WWYDW: Sven Baertschi, Restricted Free Agent

The Sedins are retiring, meaning this is now Brock Boeser and Bo Horvat’s team. The baton has been passed from two franchise legends to two promising youngsters who have had excellent starts to their NHL careers. That much is known already, but there are some players sort of stuck in limbo right now. One of those…

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CanucksArmy Monday Mailbag: Prospects, Profiles and Joe Thornton (?)

Will you finish your mid-term rankings before the end of the playoffs? — Raphael Frech (@rapfre_ak) April 16, 2018 I think so! Does the level of play in the playoffs really show how far away the Canucks are. — Cory and trevor linden (@realNovocane) April 16, 2018 I’d argue the Canucks level of play in…

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CanucksArmy Monday Mailbag: Noah Dobson, Goaltending and an Old Friend

What do you think of Noah Dobson? — Joshua (@JoshDoesStuff91) April 15, 2018 I’ve nothing but good things to say about Noah Dobson’s game. He’s a big, offensively inclined, minute-munching defenceman who can skate well (not well for his size, just well period) and take away space from the opposition with relative ease. Dobson has…

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CanucksArmy Utica Comets Post-Game: Comets Finish Regular Season With 4-3 Overtime Win Over Binghamton. Demko Sets Single-Season and Career Records For Wins By A Comets Goalie.

Utica Comets Post-Game Report Game #76 | Sunday, April 15th, 2018 12:00-noon Pacific Pre-Game The 28th overall Binghamton Devils, (New Jersey affiliate) rolled into Utica today to take on the 15th ranked Comets for the final game of the regular season. The Devils had 62 points coming into the game today, while the Comets had…