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Andrew writes about the WHL, NHL Draft Prospects and the Vancouver Canucks. He also covers the Seattle Thunderbirds for 710 ESPN Seattle. Follow him on Twitter @andyeide.

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Can the Canucks Survive the Next Week?

If it seems like a long time since the Vancouver Canucks have won a game, its because it has been. With the Sochi Olmypic break, the Canucks seven-game losing streak  has […]

by · February 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
Portland's Chase De Leo could be a prospect on the rise (WHL photo)

WHL Top Draft Prospects

As we move into February the 2014 NHL Draft season is in full swing. The World Juniors have finished along with the CHL Prospect game and now scouts and draft-nicks […]

by · January 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, WHL
Mathew Dumba (Darren Aucoin/Flickr)

WHL: Can Mathew Dumba Push the Portland Winterhawks Over the Top?

Tuesday morning the Portland Winterhawks acquired the rights to Minnesota Wild defenseman Mathew Dumba from the Red Deer Rebels. In return they sent forward Presten Kopeck and conditional picks in […]

by · December 10, 2013 · 3 comments · CHL, WHL
Don't look now, the Edmonton Oil Kings are hot (photo

WHL Power Rankings: November 19th

The Western Hockey League regular season has passed the quarter pole and we are beginning to learn some things. We know that the U.S. Division is the league’s toughest from […]

by · November 19, 2013 · 1 comment · CHL, WHL
Kamloops and Lethbridge have had a rough go so far this year (photo

WHL Power Rankings: November 1st

The Western Hockey League season is starting to pick up steam and we are starting to see teams settle into what they will end up being. There were some big […]

by · November 1, 2013 · 0 comments · CHL, Other Leagues, WHL
WHL Power Rankings: October 24th

WHL Power Rankings: October 24th

The Western Hockey League saw a pretty busy week these past few days. There have been two pretty big trades and a certain team in Portland has caught fire again. […]

by · October 25, 2013 · 1 comment · CHL, WHL
Eric Williams and the Spokane Chiefs continue to win (photo

WHL Power Rankings: October 15th

Another exciting week of WHL hockey is in the books and we have some risers and droppers in this week’s power rankings. Last week the Kelowna Rockets held the top […]

by · October 16, 2013 · 0 comments · CHL, WHL
John Tortorella (James Guillory-US PRESSWIRE)

Vancouver Canucks: Top Ten Must Follow Twitter Accounts

Its safe to say that no sport’s media, teams and fans have mastered Twitter the way hockey fans have. The hockey world has embraced the social media outlet and it […]

by · October 15, 2013 · 1 comment · Vancouver Canucks
Will I finally get traded for the sake of my fantasy hockey owners? (File Photo/Flickr)

Cory Schneider Returns to Vancouver

Cory Schneider or Roberto Luongo?  The debate over which goalie was going to take the Vancouver Canucks to the promised land drug us all down into the mire over the […]

Seattle's rookie phenom Mathew Barzal has the T-Birds flying (photo Christopher Mast)

WHL Power Rankings: October 8th

The Western Hockey League has completed two full weeks of play now and we are starting to see some trends and teams begin to separate themselves. Some teams that we […]

by · October 8, 2013 · 0 comments · CHL, WHL
The Kelowna Rockets are poised to make a run in the WHL (photo

WHL: Is This the Year for the Kelowna Rockets?

The Kelowna Rockets simply had a great year last year. Well, a great regular season anyway. After finishing atop the WHL’s B.C. Division they seemed to be destined to meet […]

by · September 17, 2013 · 0 comments · CHL, WHL
There are better options for the Maple Leafs than Roberto Luongo when it comes to acquiring a goaltender (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Five Reasons to be Optimistic About the Vancouver Canucks

If you’re not feeling super optimistic about the upcoming Vancouver Canucks season, you can be forgiven. After all, this team is coming off a second straight lack luster playoff appearance, […]

by · September 11, 2013 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks