NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke breaks down the news that the Vancouver Canucks have signed Vinny Prospal to a PTO. The 16 year veteran is due to play with the Utica Comets at first, but could eventually join the Canucks later on. In Prospal’s last season with Columbus, he tallied 12 goals and 18 assists, for a total of 30 points.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 71 matchup between the Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Vancouver Canucks. After defenseman Jack Johnson tallied to cut Vancouver’s lead to 3-2, Daniel Sedin capitalized on the power play 15:19 into the third for his team-leading 30th marker and second goal of the game. Van City kept it together after that for the win on Saturday night.
Canucks insider Keith Vanstone breaks down the Game 2 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and Columbus Blue Jackets. A 3-2 Canucks win. Cody Hodgson scored his first of the year and Alex Burrows jammed in the game winner. After failing to register a point versus the Canucks last season Rick Nash tallied an assist.