Did Canucks Miss Their Chance to Deal Nilsson?

Goaltender Anders Nilsson’s has played eleven consecutive periods for the Vancouver Canucks. For the most part, Nilsson has dominated, making big save after big save. Even though he has only come out with one win since Nov. 30, he has played well enough of late to keep the dreadful Canucks competitive in games. Coming into Valentines Day, when he subbed into the game against the...
Via The Hockey Writers
13 hours ago

Thomas Vanek trade not guaranteed before deadline

Though the Vancouver Canucks are heading towards something of a rebuild, they decided to hold onto an asset when signing Erik Gudbranson to a three-year extension. Gudbranson was a pending unrestricted free agent that likely could have brought back at least a draft pick at the trade deadline, but was deemed too important to lose. A similar situation could be brewing around Thomas...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Canucks Sign Erik Gudbranson to Contract Extension

The Vancouver Canucks have signed Erik Gudbranson to a three-year contract extension. The deal is reportedly worth $12 million, according to Sportsnet, which means an annual cap hit of $4 million. Gudbranson was set to become an unrestricted free agent following the expiration of a one-year deal he signed with the Florida Panthers before being sent to the Canucks. The Canucks acquired...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Canucks sign Gudbranson to 3-year extension

The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenseman Erik Gudbranson to a three-year, $12 million contract extension ending speculation he'll be dealt at the trade deadline.
1 day ago

Canucks sign Erik Gudbranson to three-year extension

After early reports that a deal was close, the Vancouver Canucks officially announced that Erik Gudbranson has signed a three-year extension worth a total of $12MM. A cap hit of $4.0MM will be a raise over his current $3.5MM, and delays his unrestricted free agency until after the 2020-21 season. The contract comes without any trade protection, and the salary is broken down as follows...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Does Gaudette Influence the Canucks’ Trade Deadline?

As the Vancouver Canucks season continues to flounder, there is a bright light that continues to shine at the end of the tunnel. With the team boasting its strongest prospect group in franchise history, the Canucks’ future is looking extremely bright. The NCAA’s leading scorer, Adam Gaudette, is continuing to illustrate the potential that is waiting in the ranks of the organization...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Latest developments on Thomas Vanek's trade market

When the Vancouver Canucks signed a number of free agents last offseason, at least one of them seem destined to play less than a season with the club. Thomas Vanek, signed to a one-year $2MM deal at the beginning of September, would be suiting up for the seventh team of his career and could easily be flipped a few months later. As Vancouver heads towards the trade deadline, the case...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks extend contract for GM Benning

The Vancouver Canucks signed GM Jim Benning to a multiyear contract extension Wednesday.
7 days ago

Vancouver snaps four game skid, blows out Dallas 6-0

Dallas came into Sunday’s game on a five-game winning streak. Vancouver came in on a four-game losing streak. Which team would give in? Surely not Johnny Canuck’s team. Jacob Markstrom made 30 saves for his second career shutout as the Canucks blew out the Stars 6-0. After calling out the team for their recent sloppy play, they go out and look like a playoff team. Markstrom said...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks' future is fueled by a 'Brocket'

Even before Brock Boeser's hat trick, it was becoming clear that the Vancouver Canucks are headed in a different direction.This is a team that has spent the last few seasons scraping the bottom of the barrel. (Remember when they seemed like they could be competitive, but were really good at blowing leads in the third period?) Now, during a campaign largely viewed as the Sedin Brothers...
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November 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Bratt, Devils' rookies will be challenged on first trip to the West Coast

It’s unlikely that anyone expected the New Jersey Devils to enter their 2017-18 campaign with a pair of three-game winning streaks. Or that anyone figured they would end atop the Metropolitan Division with the fourth best power play in the league. But here they are, entering a challenging November of hockey that starts with a road swing along the West Coast. But if Jesper Bratt’s...
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October 31, 2017  |  Discuss

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