Saint John Sea Dogs fans know her as BeeGee, who runs the Saint John Sea Dogs Snippets blog. Some of you Montreal fans may know her from her Habs and Habs Not blog. Today, she graciously offers her 2 cents about current Canucks prospects – and Sea Dogs players – Yann Sauve and Steven Anthony. ———- Photo credit: Saint John Sea Dogs CHB: Yann Sauve and Steven Anthony were pretty highly-regarded prospects not too long ago. What do you think of their progression so far? BeeGee: Yann will be starting his 4th season with the Sea Dogs this fall and...Click here to read more.
Luongo tames Wild in overtime (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Canucks like the view from the top after defeating Wild (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Burrows a big-time bargain for Canucks (Jim Matheson, Edmonton Journal) Canucks find NW passage (Ian Busby, Calgary Sun) Wild’s playoff chances running out (Michael Russo, Minneapolis Star-Tribune) Young guns could become Moose mainstays (Tim Campbell, Winnipeg Free Press) Moose stopper Schneider doesn’t want to stop now (Tim Campbell, Winnipeg Free Press) Plenty of time for Schneider to pad his stats (Ken Wiebe, Winnipeg Sun)Click here to read more.
It’s been a good past few days for some Vancouver Canucks prospects. 2008 1st round wonderboy Cody Hodgson won a bunch of awards (batallionhockey.com with HT to ‘Nucks Misconduct): Cody Hodgson was a multiple winner as the Brampton Battalion presented its yearly awards Sunday. Centre Hodgson received the Ontario Hockey League team’s player of the year and most sportsmanlike player honours and also collected the Don (Hockey) Hadley Memorial Award, named for a longtime season ticketholder and presented by the Booster Brigade as the fans’ favourite player. Defenseman Yann Sauve won one (Nathan White, Telegraph-Journal): The Children’s Wish Foundation Fan...Click here to read more.
Shootout success (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Healthy Salo promises a ‘slap-happy’ return (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Schneider shows he’s top prospect (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Taylor made for another new role (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Team to cash in on Edler offence (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Spotlight on Kyle Wellwood: He has his ups and downs, but some promise is there (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Canucks’ Wellwood still living in the past (Wayne Scanlan via National Post) 70-game workload for Luongo (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Dogs defenseman to see ice time for Vancouver (Kevin Barrett, Telegraph-Journal) Canucks like Cody...Click here to read more.
After completing Prospects Camp and the rookie tourney in Camrose, the Vancouver Canucks announced the following cuts today: Vancouver Canucks General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have reduced their training camp roster by 14 players. The Vancouver Canucks will now have 45 players attending main training camp in Whistler, B.C., September 19-21. The following players have been assigned to the Manitoba Moose: Mario Bliznak Centre Manitoba Moose AHL Patrick Coulombe Defence Manitoba Moose AHL The following players have been assigned to their junior clubs: Morgan Clark Goalie Red Deer WHL Prab Rai Centre Seattle WHL The following...Click here to read more.
Time to put game faces on (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Youngsters up for real game action (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Shutdown defenseman Sauve savours early taste of NHL (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Pro deal drives Gendur (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Gretzky paved way for Ramsey (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Victoria products impress Canucks’ top brass (Sharie Epp, Victoria Times Colonist)Click here to read more.