Now that the second Peter Schaefer era in Canucks history is over, it’s easier to comment on the team’s decision to sign him in the first place. To recap, Schaefer and Brendan Morrison both attended the Canucks’ training camp in Penticton on a tryout basis. Morrison shone throughout camp and the preseason. He showed his versatility. Schaefer wasn’t horrible, but at the same time, he was only average. By the end of it of course, Morrison was released and Schaefer was given a two-way contract. While Schaefer cleared waivers yesterday – and placed on waivers a second time today for...Click here to read more.
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It’s probably not a surprise that the Canucks made a couple of roster moves yesterday and shuffled their lineup in advance of tonight’s game against the Colorado Avalanche. After attending training camp on a tryout basis and then beating the odds and making the team’s opening night lineup, Peter Schaefer was placed on waivers yesterday. This morning, the Canucks assigned him to the Manitoba Moose though CKNW is reporting that he may simply retire rather than go to Winnipeg. In the meantime, Jeff Tambellini, who was starting to hit his stride with the Sedins before the numbers game and waiver...Click here to read more.
Amidst much anticipation, elevated expectations and dreams of the team’s first Stanley Cup, the puck finally drops tonight for the Vancouver Canucks’ 2010/2011 season. Can the Canucks live up to their top billing or will they wilt faster than Kate Gosselin’s career? They won’t answer those questions tonight. This team will be judged on the games they play this spring. But they need to get there first, and tonight is step one of that process. As we count down the minutes to game time, here are some links to tide you over: The Canucks and Kings face off against each...Click here to read more.