- Rick Dhaliwal spoke with top prospect Vasili Podkolzin about his offseason prep, as he readies a jump to the big club:
Podkolzin : I will arrive to Vancouver as soon as I get all the documents ready.— Rick Dhaliwal (@DhaliwalSports) August 5, 2021
I am working on getting better at skating, doing lots of work at the gym.
I am really hoping to get in the line-up, have a lot of ice time and perform well!
- The full piece, with Dhaliwal talking to both Podkolzin and the most recent second round pick Danila Klimovich about their plans for the upcoming season [The Athletic]
- In Abbotsford news, the team is looking to bring back depth defender Ashton Sautner and are considering signing Vancouver Giants forward Tristan Nielsen:
Would not be surprised if the Canucks re-sign D Ashton Sautner.— Rick Dhaliwal (@DhaliwalSports) August 5, 2021
Another strong piece for Abbotsford.
Don’t be surprised if Vancouver Giants F Tristen Nielsen is talking with the Canucks about a possible AHL deal for Abbotsford.— Rick Dhaliwal (@DhaliwalSports) August 5, 2021
This is a good fit for the Fort St John BC native.
- An Alex Edler quote on leaving Vancouver:
Alex Edler on leaving #Canucks: "There's not enough things I can say, just how thankful I am for everything, not only the actual organization but the whole city and how good I've felt there with my family. It's a great city, great fans. Vancouver has been great to us.”— Iain MacIntyre (@imacSportsnet) August 5, 2021
- Sean Warren on depth forward Phil Di Giuseppe:
- And an update on recent sixth round draft pick Hugo Gabrielson:
Canucks prospect Hugo Gabrielson trending towards World Juniors. https://t.co/buE46TSkl3— Faber (@ChrisFaber39) August 5, 2021
- The NWHL released their 2021-2022 schedule [The Ice Garden]
- A Winnipeg Jets mailbag [Sportsnet]
- The Hockey Diversity Alliance on the recent Evander Kane situation:
Statement regarding allegations against Evander Kane. pic.twitter.com/HVwlHvGkg9— Hockey Diversity Alliance (@TheOfficialHDA) August 3, 2021
- And the Penguins have re-signed forward Zach Aston-Reese: