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Wake With Elias: We’re Ramping Up

Some new tidbits of news coming out as we ramp up to training camp.

NHL: Calgary Flames at Vancouver Canucks Bob Frid-USA TODAY Sports

Canucks News

  • Jersey numbers are starting to get sorted out as we near the start of the season; the latest to change is Nils Hoglander, who takes Loui Eriksson’s #21:
  • Luke Schenn also takes Luke Schenn’s old #2:
  • Jason Dickinson appeared on Elliotte Friedman’s 31 Thoughts podcast. Supposedly Dickinson is among the more well-spoken Canucks, so it may be worth following him this season:
  • Some updates to the Abbotsford Canucks staff:
  • Resident goalie expert David Quadrelli speaks with Canucks goaltending coach Ian Clark about prospect net minder Aku Koskenvuo:
  • Cody Severtson, of AHLNucksHarvest and the Creasecast speaks one-on-one with Abbotsford coach Trent Cull:
  • Craig MacEwen, previously program director at Sportsnet 650, has taken the role of Canucks Director of Communications:

Hockey News

  • U25 honourable mentions for the World Women’s Hockey Championship [The Ice Garden]
  • A look at consumer confidence for the Oilers [Copper and Blue]
  • A new addition in an LA Kings “Who Wore It Best?” series [Jewels from the Crown]
  • And in a big announcement, the NHL says that 98% of their players are fully vaccinated: