Old news, indeed, but we join in offering our condolences to family and friends of ex-Canuck forward Rick Rypien. On the ice, he was known for his complete fearlessness, throwing his undersized body at all takers and commonly rated, pound-for-pound, among the league’s toughest players. Off the ice was another story indeed. Before his untimely passing and despite his well-intentioned...
Craig MacTavish - Canuck Coach in Waiting?
The Canucks’ decision to hire former NHL head coach, Craig MacTavish, to lead the farm team (formerly the Manitoba Moose and now the Chicago Wolves) is a most interesting development. In recent years, the Canucks have often employed up and coming coaching prospects at this level. And it has worked to great success with the Moose having made the post season for seven straight campaigns...