HUNTER SHINKARUK RUMORS

Canucks prospect Hunter Shinkaruk hip to team’s future while recovering from surgery

It's not quite “wait until next year” for the Vancouver Canucks, unless you're elite prospect Hunter Shinkaruk. The 19-year-old left-winger is recovering from major hip surgery and will not be back this season no matter how far the Medicine Hat Tigers, his junior team, advance in the Western Hockey League playoffs. So for him it's rehab, to be followed by regular...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks prospect Hunter Shinkaruk recovers in the desert sun

Vancouver Canucks prospect Hunter Shinkaruk lives in Calgary and is still junior property of the WHL’s Medicine Hat Tigers. He's an Albertan through and through but, really, how much Alberta winter can you take when you're recovering from major hip surgery? Not all that much apparently, which is why Shinkaruk has been down in Palm Springs, Calif., since his Jan. 7 operation...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Roundup: Horvat, Shinkaruk, Eriksson and Fox

  Do you know your Vancouver Canucks Prospects? No? Well I do! So welcome to the third edition of RobTheHockeyGuys’ prospect roundup. In this third edition we will cover Bo Horvat, Hunter Shinkaruk, Joacim Eriksson and Dane Fox. Bo Horvat – 1st round, 9th overall, 2013 NHL Entry Draft 28 GP – 16 G, 28 A – 44 P – 22 PIM +18 As you likely already know, Bo Horvat made Team...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks to offer comfort to Hunter Shinkaruk after prospect cut from Team Canada

Assistant general manager Laurence Gilman will have one less Canuck prospect to watch when he heads to the World Junior Hockey Championship in Malmo, Sweden next week. Hunter Shinkaruk, the speedy Medicine Hat Tigers’ winger the Canucks selected late in the first round of this year’s NHL entry draft, was one of two final cuts Friday by Team Canada. Gilman knows Shinkaruk, who...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks Prospect Round-up: Bo Horvat, Hunter Shinkaruk and the 2013 draft class

Welcome to my first piece that isn’t talking about a player being scratched! My name is Ryan Biech, I have been a Canucks fan my entire life, but I am also a fan of film/TV, podcasts, and craft beer. Thank you to Rob for giving me a place to put my words about the Canucks. With that being said, I will mostly be covering the prospects of the Canucks, as well as breaking news throughout...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks add 3 new players, return Horvat and Shinkaruk back to junior

The Bo Horvat-Hunter Shinkaruk era has come to an end 9 games faster than anyone expected. Bo Horvat and Hunter Shinkaruk were sent back to Junior yesterday and today respectively.  The Canucks picked up Jeremy Welsh and Zac Dalpe in trade from the Carolina Hurricanes as well as claiming Ryan Stanton off the waiver wire from the Chicago Blackhawks.  The writing was on the wall...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks make final 2013 opening night roster cuts

Horvat/Shinkaruk to remain in the bigs The Vancouver Canucks have made another round of cuts following last night’s final pre-season game against the New York Rangers. As Q mentioned this morning Frank Corrado and Zach Hamill have been sent back to the Utica Comets of the AHL, while Brendan Gaunce has been shipped back to the Belleville Bulls of the OHL. While Corrado had a...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Horvat & Shinkaruk will be in opening day lineup for the Canucks

BREAKING VANCOUVER NEWS Sportsnet reporting two Canucks rookies will be in opening game lineup. Congrats Bo Horvat & Hunter Shinkaruk. Canucks’ first-round picks Horvat and Shinkaruk will start the season in the NHL, reports @JSportsnet — Hockey Central (@SNHockeyCentral) September 27, 2013   We mentioned in a post this AM after the 5-0 win over the Rangers Mike Gillis and...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch an NHL player score his first career goal, bring both his parents to tears

This is a really awesome goal that comes from a recent Vancouver Canucks-San Jose Sharks preseason game that shows Canucks rookie Hunter Shinkaruk scoring his first career goal in front of a huge home crowd that includes both his parents in attendance. The 18-year old Canadian forward was the Canucks’ first round pick (24th overall) this past year and, judging from that shooting...
Via The Nosebleeds
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks sign first-rounders Horvat, Shinkaruk

The Vancouver Canucks have signed their two first-round picks from the 2013 NHL Entry Draft — Bo Horvat and Hunter Shinkaruk — to entry-level deals the club announced on Tuesday. Horvat 18 was taken with the ninth overall selection acquired from New Jersey in the Cory Schneider deal on draft day. The former OHL London standout was named playoff MVP last season — joining the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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