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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

Luongo set to return as Canucks assign Eriksson to AHL

Goaltender Roberto Luongo is ready to return to the Vancouver Canucks' lineup, as the club assigned goaltender Joacim Eriksson to the AHL Utica Comets on Thursday. Luongo took part in his first workout with the team Wednesday since suffering a 'lower-body' injury Dec. 22 against Winnipeg. Luongo indicated the problem is not overly serious, but was still not healthy...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Luongo’s back! Eriksson re-assigned to Utica.

As mentioned last week, Roberto Luongo was battling a groin injury that resulted in Joacim Eriksson being recalled. It looks like Luongo will be back with the Canucks this weekend on their California trip. Eriksson was reassigned to Utica today, which is a clear indication that Luongo will be available to at least serve as back-up during the weekend back-to-back vs LA and Anaheim...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks Luongo still out

According to Roberto Luongo is supposedly out for a couple of more days (7-10) with an apparent groin injury he suffered a few days before Christmas. Canuck's backup goalie Eddie Lack is taking on the task as a primary goalie until Luongo is set to return. Serving as Lack's backup goalie is Joacim Eriksson who has just started playing in North America...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks to lean on Lack for next seven to 10

Call up Joacim Eriksson to play back up
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Luongo to miss seven to 10 days with suspected groin injury

njury — and as a result the Vancouver Canucks have recalled goaltender Joacim Eriksson to dress as Eddie Lack’s backup. Eriksson was told two days before Christmas that he would be called up, and he received the news while he and his girlfriend were having a couple of days off in the Big Apple. “It was a great Christmas present, that’s for sure,” said Eriksson, who has...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Carol Schram: Vancouver Canucks: G Eriksson Recalled from Utica, Shinkaruk Out for Season

The NHL and the Vancouver Canucks get back to business today after the Christmas break. The Canucks don't play till Sunday, but they're practicing this morning at Rogers Arena. Even before they hit the ice, the news is not so good. First thing this morning, I saw rumblings that goaltender Joacim Eriksson wasn't with his team in Utica for their morning skate. The...
Via HockeyBuzz
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Luongo injury results in Joacim Eriksson recall.

As originally feared, Luongos injury on Sunday during the game against Winnipeg, has resulted in him being unable to dress for the upcoming games against Calgary and Philadelphia. With that being said, the Canucks have summoned Joacim Eriksson from Utica, which was reported by  Elliote Friedman on Twitter: According to AHL website, VAN calls up G Joacim Eriksson from Utica. With...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks backup to play large role behind Roberto Luongo

According to Torts… Lack, Eriksson to fill void left by Cory Schneider’s departure Roberto Luongo will undoubtedly be the Vancouver Canucks‘ starting goaltender this season, but the battle to hold his iPad has only just begun. Both Eddie Lack and Joacim Eriksson will get a good look at the backup role during training camp, and the winning candidate can expect a significant...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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