TSN’s Frank Seravalli put together a list of 10 potential players that could see their jerseys change this off-season. He focused on players he believed were most likely to see their names show up on the trade board, as not just players were talked about, but actually moved.
Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images Assistant coach Manny Malhotra has left the Canucks for a position with the Toronto Maple Leafs Canucks News The big news of the day is the departure of assistant coach Manny Malhotra, who has left to fill an assistant position with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The media didn’t waste any time asking Brock Boeser about the swirling trade rumours and he didn’t waste any time shooting those rumours down. Boeser spoke with the media via a Zoom call on Thursday morning at 10 AM.
The Vancouver Canucks will be losing assistant coach Manny Malhortra who will be joining the Toronto Maple Leafs in a similar role. Malhotra, 40, just finished up his fourth year with the Canucks and was highly acclaimed for the work he did with Vancouver’s roster.
Tater Tot Motte is a shining light in the Canucks bottom six. If only there were six of him... Imagine a sextuplet of Motte’s for the Canucks. Thatcher Demko single-handedly eliminated the Vegas Golden Knights — sort of.
In this week’s WDYTT, the only hockey column on the internet that doesn’t take vacations, we’re firmly shifting from Playoff Style to Offseason Mode. Summer may be coming to an end elsewhere, but in the hockey world, it’s just about to begin.
Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Can the Islanders force a Game 7 tonight? Also, the Canucks broke Bill Guerin, apparently. The New York Islanders hope to keep things rolling after their thrilling Double OT win Tuesday night and force a winner take all Game 7 against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Edmonton Bubble tonight.
In a perfect world, Jacob Markstrom would sign a new deal that’s under $6 million annually without a no-trade or movement clause; leaving the Vancouver Canucks with the option to expose him in the Seattle expansion draft while splitting netminding duties next season with Thatcher Demko.
The thing that many Canucks fans will remember about Antoine Roussel during the playoffs might be him getting a 10-minute misconduct for hugging Ryan Reaves. All jokes aside, the Frenchman wasn’t very noticeable when he wasn’t getting under the opposition’s skin.
Tyler Toffoli #73 and Antoine Roussel #26 of the Vancouver Canucks congratulate goaltender Thatcher Demko #35 after he shut out the Vegas Golden Knights 4-0 to tie the series 3-3 after Game Six of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on September 03, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta.
Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images Lu’s presence was felt throughout the year...and for two more to come. Born: April 4th, 1979 in Montreal, Quebec Position: Vancouver Cap dead weight and “Special advisor for Florida Panthers” Stats for the year: 0 GP……0 Wins to go with 0 losses and 0 ties.
The Vancouver Canucks are preparing to spend to the NHL’s cap in the 2020-21 season, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reports. The team heads into the offseason with a shade over $17-million with key UFA’s in Jacob Markstrom, Chris Tanev, Tyler Toffoli and Josh Leivo.
The Vancouver Canucks need to bolster their blue line. Should GM Jim Benning break the bank on Boston Bruins star and pending UFA Torey Krug? Vancouver Canucks fans and general manager Jim Benning don’t need to be reminded about the looming salary cap crunch.
J.T. Miller slayed his playoff dragon. Tied with Elias Pettersson for first on the team in playoff scoring with 18 points, Miller came out guns blazing despite facing an apparent wrist injury early on.
There’s some debate over what the Vancouver Canucks are going to do about Jacob Markstrom and his need for a new contract. It’s certainly front-and-center news for the team this offseason and rightfully so because if they make the right decision, it could put Canucks in a good spot for a long time.
The post-playoff message from Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning could not have more clear, or direct: “…Jake (Virtanen) was a guy I was expecting to do more for us…” Benning added when a guest on Sportsnet 650 on Tuesday afternoon: “He can skate, he’s strong.
Reaves will have a hearing for an illegal check to the head of Motte, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced Saturday. Reaves was assessed a five-minute major penalty and a game misconduct on the play.