27-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jonathan Toews is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Robin Lehner hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Marian Hossa has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Scott Harrington has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Sonny Milano has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Beau Bennett has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Loui Eriksson is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Christopher Tanev has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Elias Pettersson has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brady Tkachuk has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-9-2019 Team captain meets with Marian Hossa
Following the team's recent 3-2 OT loss at Los Angeles Kings on 25-9-2019, Vancouver Canucks captain Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Jonathan Toews

21-9-2019 Alex Biega frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alex Biega feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Alex Biega was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 5th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 58 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 7 assists along with 22 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season.


21-9-2019 Cole Cassels frustrated
Vancouver Canucks center Cole Cassels feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Cole Cassels was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 3rd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season.


20-9-2019 Carl Neill frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Carl Neill feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Carl Neill was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 5th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season.


20-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Emerson Etem is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Benoît-Olivier Groulx is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Robin Lehner hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Scott Harrington has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Beau Bennett has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Christopher Tanev has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Klim Kostin has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Elias Pettersson has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-9-2019 Scott Harrington frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Scott Harrington feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Scott Harrington was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 184 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 22 assists along with 24 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season.


17-9-2019 Cole Cassels frustrated
Vancouver Canucks center Cole Cassels feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Cole Cassels was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 3rd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season.


13-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Rasmus Ristolainen is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jonathan Toews is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Emerson Etem is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Erik Brännström is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Brady Tkachuk is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Sasha Mutala is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



7-9-2019 Sven Baertschi frustrated
Vancouver Canucks left wing Sven Baertschi feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Sven Baertschi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 154 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 35 assists along with 60 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season.


7-9-2019 Cole Cassels frustrated
Vancouver Canucks center Cole Cassels feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Cole Cassels was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 3rd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old center has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season.


6-9-2019 Erik Gudbranson frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Erik Gudbranson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Erik Gudbranson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 461 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 82 assists along with 373 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


6-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



2-9-2019 Jordan Subban frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Jordan Subban feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jordan Subban was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 4th round of the 2013 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


1-9-2019 Richard Bachman frustrated
Vancouver Canucks goaltender Richard Bachman feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Richard Bachman was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 4th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 43 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 101 goals. The 32 year old goaltender is waiting for a good start this season.


1-9-2019 Cole Cassels frustrated
Vancouver Canucks center Cole Cassels feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Cole Cassels was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 3rd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old center is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


29-8-2019 Christopher Tanev frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Christopher Tanev feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Christopher Tanev, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 441 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 87 assists along with 46 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


29-8-2019 Jake Virtanen uncertain about future
Jake Virtanen wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2019 Jake Virtanen frustrated
Vancouver Canucks right wing Jake Virtanen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jake Virtanen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 65 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 9 assists along with 47 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


29-8-2019 Carl Neill uncertain about future
Carl Neill wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-6-2019 Michael Carcone frustrated
Vancouver Canucks center Michael Carcone feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Michael Carcone, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


29-6-2019 Stan Smyl praises Gabriel Sylvestre
Vancouver Canucks head coach Stan Smyl has praised young defenseman Gabriel Sylvestre in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.



30-6-2019 Training camp preview
Vancouver Canucks will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Vancouver Canucks and Utica Comets:
- Sam Steel C
- Alexander Burmistrov C
- Rasmus Ristolainen D
- Robin Lehner G
- Anders Nilsson G
- Marian Hossa R
- Brent Seabrook D
- Jonathan Toews C
- Chad Krys D
- David Clarkson R
- Scott Harrington D
- Sonny Milano L
- Brendan Smith D
- Teemu Pulkkinen L
- Beau Bennett R
- Jonathan Dahlén C
- Alex Lyon G
- Kasper Björkqvist R
- Nikolai Goldobin L
- Kyle Brodziak C
- Valtteri Filppula C
- Dmytro Timashov L
- Loui Eriksson R
- Erik Gudbranson D
- Christopher Tanev D
- Emerson Etem R
- Sven Baertschi L
- Philip Larsen D
- Ben Hutton D
- Alex Biega D
- Jake Virtanen R
- Jayson Megna R
- Richard Bachman G
- Brendan Gaunce C
- Borna Rendulic R
- Nikita Tryamkin D
- Chad Billins D
- Michael Zalewski L
- Cole Candella D
- William Lockwood R
- Brett McKenzie C
- Dmitri Zhukenov C
- Guillaume Brisebois D
- Jakob Stukel L
- Tate Olson D
- Adam Gaudette C
- Carl Neill D
- Michael Carcone C
- Cole Cassels C
- Jordan Subban D
- Mackenze Stewart L
- Thatcher Demko G
- Yan Pavel Laplante L
- Evan McEneny D
- Troy Stecher D
- Mike Williamson D
- Matthew Beattie C
- Drew Shore R
- J.C. Bacon R
- Erik Brännström D
- Klim Kostin L
- Elias Pettersson L
- Ivan Kovalev D
- Vladimir Kuznetsov R
- Anderson MacDonald L
- Benoît-Olivier Groulx L
- Brady Tkachuk C
- Martin Fehervary D
- Sasha Mutala R

Players reporting out of shape:
- Brent Seabrook D
- Sonny Milano L
- Alex Lyon G
- Kyle Brodziak C
- Ben Hutton D
- Jakob Stukel L
- Carl Neill D
- J.C. Bacon R
- Ivan Kovalev D
- Vladimir Kuznetsov R
- Benoît-Olivier Groulx L
- Martin Fehervary D

Players reporting in good shape:
- Rasmus Ristolainen D
- Robin Lehner G
- Anders Nilsson G
- Marian Hossa R
- Jonathan Toews C
- Beau Bennett R
- Dmytro Timashov L
- Erik Gudbranson D
- Borna Rendulic R
- Chad Billins D
- Michael Carcone C
- Mike Williamson D
- Drew Shore R
- Erik Brännström D
- Brady Tkachuk C


30-6-2019 Marc Crawford leaves team
Marc Crawfords contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2019 Ken Slater leaves team
Ken Slaters contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2019 Corey Fermin leaves team
Corey Fermins contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2019 Tom Neer leaves team
Tom Neers contract has expired and he has left the team.

26-6-2019 Borna Rendulic frustrated
Vancouver Canucks right wing Borna Rendulic feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of La-la-land, Borna Rendulic, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 14 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 1 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


25-6-2019 Michael Carcone frustrated
Vancouver Canucks center Michael Carcone feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Michael Carcone, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center is looking forward for the start of the season.


24-6-2019 Brendan Gaunce frustrated
Vancouver Canucks center Brendan Gaunce feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brendan Gaunce was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 0 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


24-6-2019 Thatcher Demko frustrated
Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Thatcher Demko was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


23-6-2019 Philip Larsen frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Philip Larsen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of La-la-land, Philip Larsen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 5th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 125 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 23 assists along with 42 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


23-6-2019 Cole Cassels frustrated
Vancouver Canucks center Cole Cassels feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Cole Cassels was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 3rd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old center is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


24-6-2019 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2019 J.C. Bacon agrees on a contract.
J.C. Bacon has signed a $310 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Vancouver Canucks. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, J.C. Bacon was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 4th round of the 2019 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


22-6-2019 Sasha Mutala agrees on a contract.
Sasha Mutala has signed a $550 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Vancouver Canucks. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Sasha Mutala was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2019 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 18 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


23-6-2019 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Alexander Burmistrov (Vancouver Canucks) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-David Clarkson (Utica Comets) UFA
-Teemu Pulkkinen (Vancouver Canucks) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Philip Larsen (Utica Comets) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Jayson Megna (Utica Comets) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Brendan Gaunce (Utica Comets) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Borna Rendulic (Utica Comets) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Nikita Tryamkin (Utica Comets) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Chad Billins (Utica Comets) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Michael Zalewski (Utica Comets) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Evan McEneny (Utica Comets) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Mike Williamson (Utica Comets) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Matthew Beattie (Utica Comets) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Drew Shore (Utica Comets) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2019 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Marc Crawford(pro)
-Ken Slater(pro)
-Corey Fermin(pro)
-Tom Neer(farm)


20-6-2019 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $13 600 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

20-6-2019 Barry Dean retires
Vancouver Canucks staff member Barry Dean has announced his retirement due to health reasons.

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