Jordan, who is the younger brother of Nashville’s P.K. Subban, is entering his third professional season, but he still hasn’t played a game in the NHL yet. The 22-year-old put up some impressive numbers with AHL Utica in 2016-17 (16 goals, 36 points in 65 games), and he’s hoping it’s enough to get him a […]
Note: It’s the NHL Alternate History project! We’ve asked fans and bloggers from 31 teams to pick one turning point in their franchise’s history and ask ‘what if things had gone differently?’ Trades, hirings, firings, wins, losses, injuries … all of it. There are a lot of do-overs one could ponder as a fan of the beleaguered […]
Derek Dorsett‘s third season in Vancouver ended prematurely in November, following neck surgery a few weeks later. Last December, the Canucks announced their rugged winger underwent “cervical fusion surgery to repair disc degeneration” in Dorsett’s neck. On Friday, Rick Dhaliwal of News 1130 Sports in Vancouver spoke to Dorsett’s agent, Jason Davidson, and reported that […]
It took its last breath on Tuesday morning, as Hockey Canada announced its management staff and the timeline for how Team Canada will be built for the Pyeongchang Games. Willie Desjardins, last seen getting fired by the Vancouver Canucks, is the head coach for the Canadian men’s national team. Sean Burke, former Canadian Olympic goalie […]
NHL players, coaches and staff have spearheaded Canada's Olympic efforts since the 1998 Nagano Games but with the league having this year announced it would not shut down for the Pyeongchang Games Hockey Canada was forced to come up with an alternative plan. Desjardins, who spent three seasons as head coach of the Vancouver Canucks […]
Jake Virtanen’s bottom-line numbers in the AHL last season certainly stand out. The Canucks’ 2014 first-round pick, sixth overall, had only nine goals and 19 points in 65 games with the Utica Comets, after he was sent down from Vancouver. Per Garret Hohl, co-founder of HockeyData, the Canucks prospect had a 60.1 per cent Corsi […]
The New Jersey Devils made a change to their coaching staff on Saturday when they announced the hiring of Roland Melanson to be their new goalie coach. Melanson had been working for the Vancouver Canucks in the same position. Former goalie coach Chris Terreri will remain with the organization but in a different capacity.
Yesterday, it was outlined at PHT the possibility of a new addition to Vancouver’s goalie group. Ryan Miller appears destined to sign with Anaheim, while the Canucks reportedly had interest in 27-year-old netminder Anders Nilsson, who spent last season
One year after giving Loui Eriksson a six-year, $36 million deal, the Vancouver Canucks went a different direction today, adding four players on relatively inexpensive, short-term contracts. The veteran goalie is likely to sign in Anaheim.
The Vancouver Canucks reportedly met with a pair of pending unrestricted free agent centers on Wednesday, as Sam Gagner and Jordan Weal were said to be in town. Vancouver’s top three centers for the 2017-18 campaign appear to be in place, with Henrik Sedin, Bo Horvat and Brandon Sutter. Horvat’s development the past three years […]
With the approaching Saturday deadline (5 p.m. ET) for NHL teams to submit their protection lists ahead of the expansion draft, there was quite a debate in Vancouver this week about whether the Canucks should protect the 23-year-old Gaunce and expose the 28-year-old Sutter. Sutter played in 81 games this season for the Canucks, scoring […]
San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson has provided a promising update on forward Joe Thornton. The expectation, according to Wilson on Friday, is that Thornton, who turns 38 years old on July 2, will be ready for the start of next season, following an MCL injury suffered versus the Canucks shortly before the beginning […]