The dog days of summer are here, but that won’t stop the Overtime writing crew to share their thoughts on the NHL in this roundtable discussion.
Tag: Vancouver Canucks
The lockout is just about over with a new Collective Bargaining Agreement on the verge of ratification. And with this new CBA, we have compliance buyouts in order to get those big-market teams under the cap and some of those terrible contracts off the books. If you aren’t familiar with how a compliance buyout works, then [...]
I wrote an extensive analysis of a potential Shea Weber-to-Vancouver trade/signing/miracle last fall. Weber is a part of a very select group of NHLers – those of the franchise defenseman variety. In addition to Weber, I count four more – Zdeno Chara, Duncan Keith, Drew Doughty, and Ryan Suter. Erik Karlsson and Alex Pietrangelo are [...]
The Canucks have become a force in the Western Conference, but who is responsible for the roster that was iced in this year’s playoffs?
Willie Mitchell is one of the best defensive defensemen in hockey. All it took was 719 NHL regular season games, 71 NHL postseason games, and stops in New Jersey, Minnesota, Dallas, Vancouver, and Los Angeles for most people to find out. Wherever he has gone in his hockey career, he has brought with him an [...]