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Carol Schram's Archive

Canucks prospect Arshdeep Bains wins Bob Clarke Trophy as top WHL scorer

June 2, 2022 - 3:11 PM ET

After Arshdeep Bains broke out to win the WHL scoring championship this season, the Vancouver Canucks are hopeful that he can continue his development after signing him to a free-agent contract.

Pickering, Kasper, Hughes among fitness-testing standouts at NHL Combine

June 4, 2022 - 2:49 PM ET

The NHL's first scouting combine in three years is wrapping up on Saturday in Buffalo. Potential Canucks draft targets who made good impressions in fitness testing include Owen Pickering, Marco Kasper and the next Jack Hughes.

The Canucks' 1986 Cam Neely trade is instructive when pondering J.T. Miller

June 6, 2022 - 1:35 PM ET

Thirty-six years ago today, the Vancouver Canucks cut ties with promising prospect Cam Neely in a trade that is still bearing fruit for the Boston Bruins. It's a reminder of the impact that a big deal can have — worth considering as J.T. Miller's name swirls in trade rumours.

Canucks add more prospect depth with signing of Swedish forward Nils Aman

June 8, 2022 - 2:49 PM ET

The Vancouver Canucks added another forward to their prospect mix on Monday, announcing that they'd signed Sweden's Nils Aman following his appearance at last month's World Hockey Championship.

Odjick inducted into B.C. Sports Hall of Fame & Canucks trade-bait targets

June 10, 2022 - 1:55 PM ET

A celebratory night in Vancouver on Thursday as Gino Odjick, Kirk McLean and Robin Bawa were among the honorees at the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame induction gala. And J.T. Miller, Jason Dickinson and Tanner Pearson grab spots on Frank Seravalli's offseason trade-bait board.

Canucks rumours: Country Club atmosphere, trade targets and where's Green?

June 12, 2022 - 2:50 PM ET

The Canucks may have had a country-club atmosphere in their dressing room when Jim Rutherford arrived on the scene last December, but that changed in the second half of the season. And Thatcher Demko's hips should be just fine.

Canucks sign free-agent defenseman Filip Johansson to entry-level contract

June 14, 2022 - 2:05 PM ET

The Vancouver Canucks increased their prospect depth again on Monday, announcing that they'd signed 22-year-old right-shot defenseman Filip Johansson to a two-year entry-level contract. Plus, notes on the player development and amateur scouting staffs, and a look ahead at the Stanley Cup Final.

As Canucks court Kuzmenko, pondering a re-worked bottom six foward group

June 16, 2022 - 2:44 PM ET

If the Canucks are successful in their courtship of Russian free agent Andrei Kuzmenko, he'd likely land in a revamped bottom six on the team. How he might fit in, and what other changes could be in the offing.

As cap-strapped NHL teams begin clearing space, can the Canucks join them?

June 18, 2022 - 3:02 PM ET

Vancouver Canucks president Jim Rutherford has said he'd like to clear salary-cap space. Can the team make that happen before next month's draft and free agency?

Canucks land coveted free-agent Andrei Kuzmenko & free-agent targets

June 20, 2022 - 2:18 PM ET

Russian free-agent Andrei Kuzmenko wasted no time in announcing his decision to sign with the Vancouver Canucks on Monday. Craig Button is also highlighting a Russian winger at No. 15 on his final draft ranking, and an impending Russian UFA could be on the Canucks' free-agent wish list on July 13.

Dreger declares that it's 'open season' for the Canucks on the trade front

June 22, 2022 - 2:13 PM ET

The NHL's biggest awards were handed out Tuesday night, and a report from TSN indicates that the management of the Vancouver Canucks is willing to listen to offers on players including J.T. Miller and Brock Boeser.

Dale Tallon and Scott Young among new additions to the Canucks' staff

June 24, 2022 - 1:57 PM ET

The Vancouver Canucks announced more changes to their hockey operations department on Friday, adding four new staff members and promoting Ryan Johnson to assistant to the general manager.

Daniel & Henrik Sedin could get called to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday

June 26, 2022 - 2:48 PM ET

Monday could be a big day for the Vancouver Canucks organization, as Daniel and Henrik Sedin and Roberto Luongo are in the mix for nomination in the 2022 class of the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Hockey Hall of Fame welcomes Daniel & Henrik Sedin & Luongo in Class of '22

June 28, 2022 - 1:58 PM ET

First time lucky. Daniel and Henrik Sedin and Roberto Luongo have all made the grade for the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2022, in their first years of eligibility.

Canucks takeaways from Kevin Fiala's trade to the Los Angeles Kings

June 30, 2022 - 3:04 PM ET

With their acquisition of Kevin Fiala on Wednesday, the Los Angeles Kings have set benchmarks for acquisition prices and long-term contracts that will inform the actions of the Vancouver Canucks and other teams in the 2022 offseason.