Canucks Sign Reid Boucher for 1 year, $687 500

Photo Credit: Gerry Kahrmann By Scott Rosenhek Tonight, the Canucks announced the new extension given to Reid Boucher.  It is a 1-way, 1-year deal for $687 500 (an identical contract to the one given to Michael Chaput). Boucher was originally scheduled for a salary arbitration hearing on August 1st, but the Canucks have avoided this... Continue Reading →

Contract slots, Cap Space and Roster Spots

Photo Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images By Scott Rosenhek With all the excitement over the new faces joining the Canucks’ roster today, I thought it would worth it to take a look at the team’s contract and cap situation. Per CapFriendly, the Canucks currently have 23/23 players on the roster, 40/50 contracts used and approximately $8.575... Continue Reading →

Canucks Qualify 7 RFA players

Photo credit: Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images By Scott Rosenhek With all the excitement from the NHL Entry Draft weekend completed, we got to move to a fun part of the offseason today. All teams had until 2 pm Pacific Time to tender a qualifying offer to their players who were about to be restricted free agents.... Continue Reading →

Canucks select Elias Pettersson at 5th Overall

Photo Credit: Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images By Scott Rosenhek The day has finally arrived. All of the debate and speculation has led up to this point. With the Dallas Stars taking defenseman Miro Heiskanen and the Colorado Avalanche selecting Cale Makar, the stage was set for a playmaking centre on Jim Benning’s list. We can only... Continue Reading →

Blackhawks shake things up on Draft Day

Photo Credit: Mark J. Terrill/AP By Scott Rosenhek Normally, I cover news about the Canucks. However, Stan Bowman and the Chicago Blackhawks have caught the rest of the league’s attention this morning. The Blackhawks General Manager has made a pair of huge moves, altering the look of his roster. His first trade involved sending defenseman... Continue Reading →

Are the Canucks Rebuilding?

Photo Credit: Vancouver Canucks By Scott Rosenhek Rebuilding has always been a strange topic of discussion when talking about the Canucks. After embarrassing first round exits in 2012 and 2013, Mike Gillis (GM at the time) made the pitch to ownership about starting a rebuild. The Aquilini Family ignored him and pushed Gillis to hire... Continue Reading →

The 2017 NHL Combine and the Canucks

Photo Credit: NHL By Scott Rosenhek Well, it’s that time of the year. The NHL Combine finished up yesterday, allowing this year’s group of draft eligible to make one final impression on the General Managers of the National Hockey League. Prospects have their height and weight recorded, participate in physical tests and are interviewed if... Continue Reading →

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