The Vancouver Canucks named their four alternate captains prior to opening night, and no one was terribly surprised about the outcome. Everyone expects that Bo Horvat will be the future captain of this team, so handing him the ‘A’ was a no-brainer. The Canucks also decided to name Brandon Sutter, Alex Edler and Chris Tanev
The Vancouver Canucks should be sending the University of North Dakota some thank-you cards. It wasn’t like the university pushed Brock Boeser and Troy Stecher to sign in Vancouver, but they have run a top-notch hockey program that has pumped out a number of impact NHL players. Guys like Jonathan Toews, Zach Parise and Travis
The Vancouver Canucks’ blue line has been lacking over the past few seasons, to say the least, and they need Troy Stecher to become a bigger impact player moving forward. The 24-year-old is a smooth puck-moving d-man who could be a major asset to the Canucks’ power play if utilized correctly. He’s coming off of a
The Vancouver Canucks are looking for improvement across the board heading into next season. After his tumultuous campaign, Ben Hutton could be the poster boy for improvement. One of the Canucks’ most surprising players of 2015-16, Hutton failed to regain his rookie form where he finished third in points among freshmen on the back end.