What Is The Canucks Plans for Backup Goalie When Demko Returns?

Trent LeithPlayers, WaiversLeave a Comment

Thatcher Demko is close to returning to NHL action after sustaining an injury on December 1st against the Florida Panthers where he was injured. The Canucks will not clarify or give specifics, but based on the play, he hurt his leg or hip. Since then, Spencer Martin and Colin Delia have been largely splitting the goaltending duties. Not quite 50/50 but more so than the traditional starter/backup dynamic, with Marting … Read More

Travis Boyd, Can Another 4th Line Leaf Help

Brayden FenglerPlayers, Waivers2 Comments

Another week, another Toronto Maple Leaf player added off waivers to a Canucks team who just lost a top-six player to injury. Jimmy Vesey will be seeing another familiar face in the Canucks locker room, other than just J.T. Miller. Travis Boyd, released to waivers by Toronto this week, was Vesey’s regular right-wing counterpart on the Leafs’ fourth line. In Toronto, Boyd was playing almost identical minutes to Vesey, with … Read More

Vesey’s Canucks Deployment and Future

Brayden FenglerPlayers, Waivers3 Comments

On Wednesday, March 17th the Canucks acquired Jimmy Vesey off of waivers. The 27-year-old left-winger was previously playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs this season. With all parties involved being north of the 49th parallel, thankfully for the Canuck they didn’t have to worry about any quarantine protocols with this acquisition. Vesey was having a decent season in Toronto as a bottom-six forward, however “decent” for the Maples Leafs is … Read More