THE REPEATED HISTORY THING For the second time in ten months, an outbreak of COVID-19 has impacted the Vancouver Canucks organization. For those who missed it, last night in Vancouver, Tucker Poolman was pulled midway through the first period after his RT-PCR test came up positive for COVID-19. https://twitter.com/ThomasDrance/status/1471013371784794112?s=20 After the entire Adam Gaudette positive-test … Continue reading GAMEDAY RECAP: Danila Klimovich’s two-point night and the spicy new Canucks goalie controversy
The Abbotsford Canucks begin their first extended road trip of the season with a trip to San Jose. The San Jose Barracuda have been decimated all season by injuries and call-ups, picking up thirteen points out of seventeen games played. The Barracuda's 0.382 points-earning percentage places them second-last in the AHL, ahead of only Philadelphia's … Continue reading GAMEDAY RECAP: The Abbotsford Canucks kick off a five-game road trip with an impressive five-goal game against the Barracuda
Rumours were plentiful that the Canucks were rapidly approaching the decision to make a coaching change, a management change, a trade, anything to try and spark some life in their struggling organization. https://twitter.com/taj1944/status/1466848593541668866?s=20 Two-game win streaks from both their AHL and NHL franchises later, and suddenly the patient approach is back on the menu for … Continue reading GAMEDAY RECAP LIVE: A fight of the year candidate and three powerplay goals punctuate a fun Abbotsford loss to the worst team in the Division
The elbow heard 'round Canucks Twitter https://twitter.com/CodySevertson/status/1465918572106956802?s=20 Now, I have a feeling. And I could be wrong here. But I have a feeling that tonight's rematch versus the Reign is going to be a complete gong-show. Late in the third period, Ontario's Brett Sutter, the son of Calgary Flames bench-boss Daryl Sutter, delivered a dangerous … Continue reading GAMEDAY RECAP: Canucks win two of two against the Reign thanks to Sheldon Dries’ first career hat-trick
Tonight marks an emotional return to the Abbotsford Centre for the Abbotsford Canucks. In addition to this game being their first back at home since mass-flooding displaced thousands in the Fraser Valley region, tonight's game is the team's first-ever Hockey Fights Cancer night. If you haven't seen it yet, check out their "who we fight for" … Continue reading GAMEDAY HARVEST: As the Abbotsford Canucks win, their city is unsure how it should react
Quick shoutout to those in the Fraser Valley and BC Interior who read the AHL Nucks Harvest: I spent my last few recaps lamenting a broken down vehicle which, in hindsight, is a joke compared to the devastating damage caused to my fellow British Columbians by mass flooding. If you wish to help those impacted … Continue reading GAMEDAY HARVEST: The Abbotsford Canucks go full Wile-E Coyote in rematch versus the Roadrunners
PRE-GAME HYPE The astounding, the unbelievable! Abbotsford Canucks! Twenty-one skaters, and two goalies, of run-and-gun, fire-breathing, goal-scoring insanity! One night only! One night only! One night only! The Abbotsford Centre, this Sunday, if you miss this, you better be dead! Or in jail! And if you're in jail? Break out! Be there! Be there! Be … Continue reading GAMEDAY HARVEST: Wou(ters), Barracuda! The Rematch!
Tonight the Abbotsford Canucks are on the road facing the Stockton Heat for the first of eight meetings throughout their 68-game season. The Stockton Heat are currently the upper-echelon of teams in the AHL, having picked up eleven points out of twelve in their first six games played. The Ontario Reign carry a league-leading goal-differential … Continue reading GAMEDAY HARVEST: Something something Abbotsford Canucks something something Heat pun!
Tonight, the Abbotsford Canucks face off against the visiting Ontario Reign for the first of a back-to-back weekend. But first, let's quickly discuss the hockey stuff that actually matters. Kyle Beach and the Blackhawks In case you missed it, Jenner & Block released their full 107-page investigative report, delivered to the Chicago Blackhawks, regarding their … Continue reading GAMEDAY HARVEST LIVE: The Abbotsford Canucks drop their first game at home in 5-2 drubbing by the Ontario Reign
After a wildly chaotic overtime win in their home debut, the Junior Canucks return to the Abbotsford Centre to rematch the Henderson Silver Knights in their second game of a four-game homestand! Fingers crossed, this game is a bit lighter on special teams. https://twitter.com/CodySevertson/status/1451759995733696512?s=20 Twenty-seven minutes of powerplay time, on paper, sounds like really exciting … Continue reading GAMEDAY HARVEST LIVE: Artūrs Šilovs 26-save shutout for Abbotsford makes it a 2-0 weekend versus Henderson