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Wake With Elias: San Jonah Gadjovich

Jonah Gadjovich is now a San Jose Shark, marking a new era of Canucks waiver wars.

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Canucks News

  • The main talking point of the day was that winger and former second round pick Jonah Gadjovich was lost on waivers to the San Jose Sharks:
  • There were mixed takes on the claim, with some thinking it a great failure by the organization, and others thinking it was not a big deal. I tend to think we won’t think about him in two years, but who knows.
  • In another pre-season contest, the Oilers beat the Canucks 3-2, with the Canucks getting goals from Quinn Hughes and Nic Petan [Canucks.com]
  • Of course, it was the pre-season debut of Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes:
  • In serious news, Zack MacEwen and Zack Kassian fought in the game, resulting in what looked like a serious injury for the Oilers’ winger:
  • Legendary Canuck Gino Odjick has been inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame:

Hockey News

  • The big news of the NHL world was the announcement that Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price will be entering the NHL/NHLPA Player’s Assistance Program.
  • Avs head coach Jared Bednar has tested positive for COVID-19:
  • USA Hockey has announced their first three selections for their 2022 men’s hockey team:
  • And the Toronto Six are enjoying a more conventional start to their PHF season: