April 21st, 2016 In Canucks Goaltending, Canucks Prospects, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

Canucks General Manager Jim Benning said all along he was confident that the team and star Boston College goalie Thatcher Demko would agree to terms on a contract. Benning put the somewhat overblown worries in the fan base to bed with the team's announcement on Wednesday, one that is a step for the future. #Canucks sign Thatcher Demko, 2014...

April 20th, 2016 In College Hockey, Free Agents, NCAA, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

It came as a surprise to some Canucks fans at last June's NHL draft when Jim Benning and company picked forward Brock Boeser 23rd overall, over some highly touted prospects. But after Boeser's freshman season at the University of North Dakota which featured 27 goals (more than any of UND alumni Zach Parise, Jonathan Toews or T.J. Oshie in...

April 19th, 2016 In Free Agents, Los Angeles Kings, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

Whether or not the Los Angeles Kings will rebound from on 0-2 series hole against the San Jose Sharks is yet to be seen in this first round. Also yet to be seen is whether the speculation on Milan Lucic donning Canucks colors is a real possibility. The hard-nose winger is set to have his contract expire after the 2016 playoffs, which paid him...

April 18th, 2016 In Column, Elsewhere on the Web, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

'The Nuck Stops Here’ is a Vancouver Canucks news and opinion column running every Sunday throughout the season. NEWS Canucks sign defenceman Troy Stetcher The following is a press release from the organization: Vancouver, B.C.  –Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed defenceman Troy...

April 3rd, 2016 In Column, Elsewhere on the Web, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

‘The Nuck Stops Here’ is a Vancouver Canucks news and opinion column running every Sunday throughout the season. NEWS Victor de Bonis promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Aquillini Group Vancouver, BC – The Aquilini Group announced today that Victor de Bonis is taking on an expanded, new role as the Aquilini Group’s Chief Operating...

March 28th, 2016 In Canucks History, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

The recent addition of Nikita Tryamkin on the Vancouver Canucks blue line has been heavily anticipated, and with fellow countryman Andrey Pedan also on the team's active roster, there's a bit of Russian flavor that the Canucks haven't had in many years (and have never truly had on their blue line). With Vancouver being geographically one of the...

March 27th, 2016 In Column, Elsewhere on the Web, Vancouver Canucks 0 comments

‘The Nuck Stops Here’ is a Vancouver Canucks news and opinion column running every Sunday throughout the season. NEWS Canucks sign Anton Rodin Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have signed Right Wing Anton Rodin to a one-year, one-way contract. Rodin, 25, played for...

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