Juho Lammikko, Found Money if Flipped by Canucks

Brayden FenglerPlayers, Trades1 Comment

It’s somewhat amusing that although in large part Jim Benning’s tenure was undeniably disappointing, there seem to be a few decisions made in the final gasps of his employment that have actually aged somewhat well. One example of course is the acquisition of Conor Garland, and the extremely reasonable contract he was subsequently signed to. That trade of course came with the albatross of Oliver Ekman-Larsson, yet still, Garland himself … Read More

5 Games In, How Is Jack Rathbone?

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Welp the days of Olli or Boney are finally behind us, all eyes are now on Jack Rathbone as the team’s front-running defensive prospect. With Olli Juolevi gone, Rathbone unsurprisingly made the team out of training camp and the pre-season and he is already making an impact on this iteration of the Canucks.  Rathbone has earned his spot and is thankfully making Benning and Co. look good about their choice … Read More

That’s Olli Folks: Was the Juolevi Trade a Smart Move

Brayden FenglerPlayers, Trades1 Comment

It’s only just been finalized in a move this week, but Olli Juolevi’s time with the Canucks has been all but over for a while now. His draft position and his less than great, but better than horrible abilities have kept him afloat for longer than he probably should have been. The signs were there before Jack Rathbone took the ice for the Canucks last season, but Jack more than … Read More

Post COVID Canucks, Expect the Unexpected

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Two games in and these post COVID Canucks have already good and truly flipped the script on what was expected of them. In their first two games back this club has not only secured 4 out of 4 points, but they have done so against what is supposed to be the best team in the North Division. After six periods of play between Sunday and Tuesday evening, this Toronto Maple … Read More

The Story of the Canucks Defence So Far

Brayden FenglerDefence2 Comments

It’s hard to know where to begin with the Canucks defence right now. Imagine you’re in a police station viewing a criminal lineup, but the people in the lineup keep shuffling in and out of the room. That’s what it feels like to try and identify the problem that exists with the current Canucks defence core. The Canucks lead the league in both total goals against and average goals against … Read More