During his five years with the Canucks, Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning has made many big-time trades. Here is a look at his best work so far. Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning has been the brunt of much scrutiny during his time with the organization. Whether it’s his overpriced free agent signings, lacklustre trades … Continue reading Canucks: Jim Benning and reclamation projects
After much speculation and rumours flying around, the blue jays have finally dealt star pitcher Marcus Stroman. According to MLB Network’s John Morosi, the fan favourite arm is heading to the New York Mets. Stroman led the Toronto Blue Jays to some of the most successful and exciting years in franchise history, Stroman was one of a … Continue reading Blue Jays: Stroman to Mets
Written for thecanuckway.com Through 50 years of Vancouver Canucks hockey characters. Here, I’m taking a look back on how Alexandre Burrows emerged as a franchise great. Former Vancouver Canucks forward Burrows made a name for himself during his time with the Sedin twins. Dubbed as the “third Sedin,” Burrows was the ideal player to complete the top … Continue reading Canucks: Alex Burrows and ball hockey
The Vancouver Canadians failed to win the first half of the northwest league season due to a severely slow start. However, heading into the second half the C’s are on a roll and look primed to push for the postseason. A season of two halves. That’s the mantra the Vancouver Canadians have had to tell … Continue reading Canadians: First half recap
Written for thecanuckway.com The Vancouver Canucks have struggled to get fans into the arena as the team has lost. This year, things are looking up. Is Vancouver really a hockey town? On the surface, one would think so. However, with the way things have gone in the past four dismal years for the Vancouver Canucks, it … Continue reading Canucks: A conditional love from fans
The Vancouver Canadians completed what some would call a sweep sandwich. After sweeping away the Dust-Devils, the C’s travelled to Spokane, and then returned home to sweep Tri-City once again. For Vancouver, who were already eliminated from first-half contention, the rest of the first half is mostly time to practice. However, that's not to take … Continue reading Canadians: Vacuum cleaners or baseball players? C’s sweep Dust Devils
Written for thecanuckway.com With the Vancouver Canucks goaltending situation heading into this season, could the ECHL’s Kalamazoo Wings be an option for the organization? To say the goaltending situation for the Vancouver Canucks has an interesting past would be a criminal understatement. Since the turn of the decade especially, the Vancouver Canucks have had a whirlwind of … Continue reading Canucks: The Kalamazoo question
Vancouver July 16 2019- Winning? At home? What a crazy idea! After spending a week going head to head with the Everett Aquasox, the Vancouver Canadians returned home to face the Tri-City Dust Devils for the first time in 2019. Coming into the series on a small hot streak of two wins in three days, the … Continue reading Canadians: Winning at home. Mission POSSIBLE!
July 9, Vancouver- The Vancouver Canadians returned home after a quick trip down the I5 where they played a brief three-game series vs the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes. The C’s came into the first game of the Everett series feeling good about themselves, after putting up double-digit runs for the first time this season in their 16-9 win … Continue reading Canadians: Walkin’ around the bottom of the standings
July 6, 2019, Vancouver- Player development is a crucial part of any sport, but there is no clear consensus on what sport has the best system for player growth. Minor leagues, affiliates, prospect leagues and colleges all have their benefits. However, some have established themselves as the preferred routes to success for the game's elite. Soccer … Continue reading Player Development Series: Which draft has more value, NHL or MLB?