Photo credit: canucks.nhl.com If you can believe it, Canucks training camp opens today. The players will report to UBC for their medicals and then make themselves to available to the media. CDC has the full training camp information and schedule. Training camp was soooo different back then. Darcy Hordichuk reminisces about his younger camp days. Gordon Campbell will be in attendance at Monday’s preseason game in Terrace. Terrace native Joe Pelletier (Greatest Hockey Legends) has the Hockeyville festivities covered.Click here to read more.
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As Mike Gillis promised, he added some veteran presence to this year’s training camp, inviting Dave Scatchard, Mark Parrish, Ronald Petrovicky and Keith Carney. With the Canucks having a surplus of players right now who have realistic shots of making the opening day roster, what’s the point of inviting these additional players? The answer is simple. Mike Gillis wants this training camp to be competitive. And whether or not you believe that Scatchard, Parrish, Petrovicky and Carney still have the game to play in the NHL, these four veterans will work hard to try and scrape their way back into...Click here to read more.
After almost a week of prospects camp, the Canucks released the following players today: Matthew Ford Mitch McColm Bobby Nadeau Joe Plekaitis James Reid Justin Taylor Michael Ward That means the main training camp, which starts tomorrow, will include the following players: DEFENSEMEN Nolan Baumgartner Kevin Bieksa Keith Carney Kevin Connauton Alexander Edler Christian Ehrhoff Taylor Ellington Michael Funk Nathan McIver Brad Lukowich Willie Mitchell Lawrence Nycholat Shane O’Brien Evan Oberg Travis Ramsey Aaron Rome Sami Salo Yann Sauve Mathieu Schneider Nolan Toigo FORWARDS Steven Anthony Steve Bernier Mario Bliznak Alex Bolduc Alex Burrows Dusty Collins Pavol Demitra Guillame Desbiens...Click here to read more.
Goalies, defence but after that… (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Testing time is here again (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Two major hurdles could slow the Canucks out of the blocks (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) ‘We’re determined to get there and we will get there’ (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Ready to Grabner chance this time (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province)Click here to read more.