Flames’ ‘Johnny Hockey’ Victim Of Ugly Hit By Canucks Player (Video)

Calgary Flames prospect Johnny Gaudreau was the victim of an ugly hit in an exhibition game against the Vancouver Canucks on Monday. The promising Boston College product was blindsided by an elbow from Canucks defenseman Frank Corrado. Corrado received a major penalty for the cheap shot and was ejected from the contest. Luckily, the Flames seem to have avoided a bullet as the exciting...
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Slumping Canucks lose Tanev to broken thumb

The Vancouver Canucks are in a funk.  Their latest injury news doesn't help.Though no one in the organization will confirm it, various media outlets are reporting that Chris Tanev, Vancouver's most consistent blue liner this season, has suffered a broken thumb and will be out of action at least until the league starts up it's post-Olympics schedule.When questioned...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday skate: Canucks visit Kings begin another Cali adventure

LA Livin Canucks gameday links: NWSB Matchup Insight | NWSB Preview + Prediction The Vancouver Canucks visit the Los Angeles Kings tonight for their fourth meeting of the season opening another California adventure at the Staples Center. The Canucks dropped back-to-back games against the Kings and Ducks during a two-game road trip earlier this month, but will be looking to even...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday skate: Canucks face Flyers as teams approach midway point

The Bullies are in town Canucks gameday links: NWSB Matchup Insight | NWSB Preview + Prediction The Vancouver Canucks host the Philadelphia Flyers in their second and final meeting of the season tonight at Rogers Arena. The Canucks will be playing in their second of back-to-back games tonight while the Flyers have been waiting for the Canucks to return home from last night’s...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 30, 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

Canucks say g’bye to Corrado Hamill & Gaunce

Greener Pastures? ICYMI last night after the 5-0 win over the Rangers Mike Gillis and John Tortorella announced the Canucks had reduced their pre-season roster. The following player has been assigned to the Utica Comets of the AHL: Frank Corrado (D), and Zach Hamill (C). The following player has been assigned to their junior club: Brendan Gaunce (C) (Belleville Bulls) Roster moves...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Hey Vancouver! Are you ready for some hockey?

I said Hockey! You’ve probably noticed by now that we’re very nearly ready to drop the puck on a brand new season that will look drastically different from last year’s. Aside from the full complement of 82 games, including match ups with the Eastern Conference, this year features brand new divisions and playoff formatting. For the Canucks, there’s some shiny new prospects...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

It doesn’t make sense for Frank Corrado to begin the year in Vancouver

Frankie goes to Utica? A long and mostly boring offseason is finally over, as the Vancouver Canucks gear up for training camp on Sept. 17. Aside from the signings of Brad Richardson and Yannick Weber, the summer has been void of major moves, and the Canucks will head into the 2013/2014 season with the same faces you’ve become accustomed to Mike Gillis — just under the rule of...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Five UFA’s the Canucks could squeeze in for 2013

Potential players to fill Canucks holes With just over a month to go until the start of the pre-season schedule, the Canucks still have some holes here and there in the lineup. Thankfully, there’s no doubt it’s a buyers’ market out there for free agency. There’s still quite a bit of talent out there for the taking in the UFA market and the Canucks do have some space to play...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Sure are a lot of Italians on the Canucks these days!

ITALIA ITALIA!!! After John Tortorella signed up to be the Vancouver Canucks‘ head coach, a pattern started to emerge in recent signings. Enter Ben Ferriero. Brandon DeFazio. and Mike Santorelli. Then we had the retention of Roberto Luongo. Going back farther we had players on the roster in 2012/13 Frank Corrado, Tom Sestito, Aaron Volpatti and Steve Pinizzotto. These Canucks...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

New era? Or just a new wave of Vancouver Canucks?

Opening the window There’s been a fear since the Canucks early playoff exit that the window for this core to bring a Stanley Cup to Vancouver had perhaps a few years left until old age spoiled them. The Canucks weren’t getting younger with an average age of 28.9, and with few bluechip prospects in the pipeline, comparisons to the Calgary Flames’ long slide after the 2004 cup...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Time to drop plunger on Vancouver Canucks?

Barring a miraculous comeback, the Vancouver Canucks will exit the NHL playoffs during the first round.That could trigger serious changes in the Pacific Northwest. The Canucks sent off warning flares while losing their first three games to the San Jose Sharks, including a 5-2 debacle Sunday. Could a move or two vault this squad back to Stanley Cup contention?  Or has the time come...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Healthy blue line, effective forward corps key for Canucks

Flying V’s Keys To A Cup Run! The Vancouver Canucks have advanced to the Stanley Cup Playoffs once again, but after two consecutive Presidents’ Trophies the optimism in Vancouver could be higher heading into this year’s post-season. Could the Canucks surprise the Western Conference and make another lengthy run towards the Stanley Cup? If so, the reigning Northwest Division...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks clinch 5th straight Northwest division title

Canucks clinch 5th straight Northwest division title, defeat Blackhawks 3-1 Vancouver came out flying tonight and Daniel Sedin recorded a goal and an assist to become the second-leading scorer in franchise history as host Vancouver clinched another division title. The Canucks won the season series (2-0-1). Vancouver D Frank Corrado made his NHL debut, registering one blocked...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Blackhawks vs. Canucks Monday Preview

Blackhawks vs. Canucks Monday Preview Chicago have a chance to capture the second Presidents' Trophy in franchise history, when they visit the Northwest Division-leading Vancouver Canucks. Vancouver, which clinched a postseason berth with a 2-1 shootout victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday, can wrap up its fifth consecutive Northwest title by earning one point...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Frank Corrado called up to Vancouver

Frank Corrado is moving on up to Vancouver We've learned this AM via a press release that the Vancouver Canucks announced today that they recalled defenceman Frank Corrado from their AHL farm team the Chicago Wolves. The top defensive prospect left on the club's farm team is moving up to the big leagues. With Kevin Connauton now with the Stars Corrado is...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Corrado to play for the Chicago Wolves

Corrado to play for the Chicago Wolves We learned via the Vancouver Canucks official website yesterday that Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Mike Gillis announced the Nucks have assigned defenceman Frank Corrado to the AHL Chicago Wolves. Corrado, 20, compiled 45 points (7-38-45) in 69 OHL games in 2012.13 with the Sudbury Wolves and Kitchener Rangers. The...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks re-assign players to Chicago Wolves and junior teams

The Vancouver Canucks just issued a press release on Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have assigned the following players to the Chicago Wolves and Junior clubs. The following players have been assigned to junior clubs: Frank Corrado, Defence, Sudbury, OHL Brendan Gaunce, Centre...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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