[As we approach the start of the NHL regular season, members of the Canucks blogosphere give their two cents about your Vancouver Canucks and address the issues, questions and expectations of the team in their 40th year anniversary.] You won’t receive a lot of argument here if you say that this preseason was relatively boring. With a stacked roster, the Canucks had few openings. And of the players fighting for those jobs, no one stood out more than the others. Still, some players managed to move themselves up or down the Canucks’ depth chart. Alex Bolduc and Guillaume Desbiens look...Click here to read more.
Tagged: Tanner Glass
One thing that has been made clear this preseason is that the Canucks don’t have a lot of open roster spots. There were a huge number of bubble players and prospects at the start of training camp, but at the end of the day, even highly-touted like Jordan Schroeder and Kevin Connauton were sent down to the Manitoba Moose for further development . If you thought Prab “The Surrey Sizzle” Rai was making the team you were probably related to him. Much of the news around camp was focused on Cody Hodgson and his recovery from injury, well that’s been...Click here to read more.
Three Canucks – Mason Raymond, Jannik Hansen and Tanner Glass – filed for salary arbitration before today’s 12:00 noon deadline. I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that I wasn’t surprised that Raymond went the arbitration route. He had a breakout season in 2009/2010 and going this route effectively guarantees he remains a Canuck (unless of course he receives an extraordinarily high award the Canucks may be forced to walk away from). Teams can’t offer him and offer sheet, and by most reports, it sounds like Raymond and the Canucks may agree on a contract prior to the arbitration hearing...Click here to read more.