Canucks Acquire Schneider, Ehrhoff and Lukowich

The Vancouver Canucks have certainly wasted little time in filling the gap left by Mattias Ohlund. In picking up 40-year-old free agent Mathieu Schneider and snagging Brad Lukowich and Christian Ehrhoff from the San Jose Sharks, the team is looking a bit more intimidating on the blueline. The Sharks traded the pair of defenders toContinue reading “Canucks Acquire Schneider, Ehrhoff and Lukowich”

Canucks Lock Up Sedins, Lose Ohlund to Tampa

The Vancouver Canucks managed to lock up the Sedin twins thanks in large part to a last-ditch offer from Canucks GM Mike Gillis and assistant GM Laurence Gilman. The management pair flew to Sweden to table the offer and it was enough to keep the twins in the fold for a pair of five-year $30.5Continue reading “Canucks Lock Up Sedins, Lose Ohlund to Tampa”

Vancouver Names Roberto Luongo as Team Captain

Yes, you read that right. The Vancouver Canucks have named goaltender Roberto Luongo as their team captain. Luongo is the 12th captain in Canucks history and replaces the departed Markus Naslund in the role. But hold on a second…a goalie as team captain? Can they do this? Yes they can. Goaltenders, by league rule, canContinue reading “Vancouver Names Roberto Luongo as Team Captain”