NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Reggie Gill weighs in with his ananlysis of the current crop of Canuck free agent hockey players that did not have contracts qualified and therefore will be free agents come July 1st 2012. Aaron Rome figures to be the one who’s presence will be missed the most. Andrew Ebbett a role player and Victor Oreskovich a guy never able to realize his potential.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges weighs in with an update on the Canucks farm team in the AHL the Chicago Wolves. Van City hired ex-Oilers coach Craig Mactavish to guide the prospects, we update you on Eddie Lack, Bill Sweatt, Mike Duco, Steven Reinprecht, Nolan Baumgartner, Kevin Connauton, Mark Mancari and more. The bubble boys, the 2-ways, guys fighting for their cup of coffee in the NHL.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges reports Chris Higgins is out indefinitely with what could be a staph infection. Just as Chris Higgins and the American Express of Ryan Kesler and David Booth began to gel too. Higgins has been sidelined with a foot injury and is definitely related to his earlier foot problems in Florida.
Richard Hodges weighs in with an update on the Vancouver Canucks farm team in the AHL the Chicago Wolves. Canucks hired ex-Oilers coach Craig Mactavish to guide the prospects, we update you on Eddie Lack, Chris Tanev, Bill Sweatt, Mike Duco and more. The bubble boys, the two-ways, the guys fighting for their cup of coffee in the NHL.
Canucks blogger points out there’s a massive history of trades between the Vancouver Canucks and Florida Panthers in the NHL. As shocking as the timing of the David Booth trade was, the fact the deal occured with the Panthers was about as easy to predict as the crowd reaction when Roberto Luongo lets in a goal. This time its David Booth for Marco Sturm and Mikael Samuelsson…
Kevin V. our man with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. The September 29th, 2011 edition. Wednesday night’s exhibition game versus the Anaheim Ducks marked the debut of several Canuck veterans including Roberto Luongo, Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin, Dan Hamhuis and Mikael Samuelsson.
One of the nice surprises at Vancouver Canucks training camp this year has been the play of 2009 first round pick Jordan Schroeder. BC Sports beat writer Richard Hodges points out the secret to Schroeder’s turnaround? Intense offseason training with fellow American and friend Zach Parise.
Our man on the Vancouver Canucks beat C-Mac tells us players on the cusp last year, especially Keith Ballard, Cody Hodgson and Victor Oreskovich need to step up. This should be another promising and exciting run to the Stanley Cup, but whether the team has the patience to stick with such plans remains to be seen.