Shane O'brien had a ton of potential, although his price tag and bar-tabs had ushered him out of Vancouver, likely even before his great playoff perfomance, plus rating on the year, and obvious on-ice improvements, taking less stupid penalties and showing a great heads-up poise in the back end, along with a decent first pass out of the zone, ability to get pucks deep when need be, and not bad foot... Read More »
Thoughts from a source
Posted September 28, 2010
I just asked a source close to the team who he felt had the best chance to start the season with Henrik and Daniel on the Canucks top line and he believes it will be Mikael Samuelson. I'm not sure what this means for the available second line spot but he also mentioned that in his opinion "...can't see Hordi not making it."
I would love to see Cody Hodgson be given the opportunity on the secon... Read More »
While every team in the NHL begins the pre-season camp and schedule with the goal of putting the best team on the ice not every team is faced with the same realities. Many perenial contenders and former champs of the upper echelons of the NHL have suffered high turn-over in various aspects of their rosters.
Chicago, the reigning cup champ was forced to sacrifice many key components of their sq... Read More »