Canucks to Select 11th Overall

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The Canucks entered the NHL draft lottery on Monday night with a 3% chance of drafting a once-in-a-lifetime player, a player who scored 134 goals in 134 games in the WHL, a self-admitted Canucks fan and hometown kid, Connor Bedard. Despite only a one in 33.3 chance, Canucks fans were on the edge of their seats waiting to see how those ping-pong balls would fall. The Canucks have never drafted … Read More

There’s More Than Just Bedard the Canucks Could Fall For

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If it wasn’t already, Connor Bedard has made certain that his name will be known ahead of this year’s NHL entry draft. For years now, Bedard has been touted as the headlining star of the 2023 draft class, heralded as the next potential generational talent. This may very well be true; however, Bedard isn’t the only star of the 2023 class. Not by a long shot. Bedard surely silenced any … Read More

Canucks Draft Jonathan Lekkerimäki, Where Does He Fit?

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The Canucks add yet another Swede to their depth chart, as they draft right-winger Jonathan Lekkerimäki 15th overall. On many lists, such as Sam Cosentino’s list for Sportsnet.ca, Lekkerimäki was slated to fall within the top 10 players selected in this year’s draft. So although no draft picks predetermined to go in the top five ended up falling down the board for the Canucks, Lekkerimäki was still a welcomed bonus … Read More

Canucks Expo-sition: A Densely Packed, “Aggressive” Week for Vancouver

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The offseason for the Vancouver Canucks in the year 2021 has certainly been unprecedented. Much of where the team is today can be traced back to the unprecedented 2019-20 shortened season as well. Including their unexpected playoff run, and of course last year’s tumultuous off-season that resulted in many key players leaving. The chaos and confusion have carried on right to this day in many ways, with the Seattle Expansion … Read More

Trade or Draft: How The Canucks Should Use Their Pick

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In a stunning turn of events, the Vancouver Canucks didn’t fall in the draft order. The Vancouver Canucks held on to the 9th overall pick in the 2021 NHL entry draft. Any seasoned Canucks fan will tell you that not losing the draft lottery is just as good as winning the draft lottery in Vancouver. This year there is tremendous potential to draft players further down the draft order than … Read More