Abbotsford Canucks head coach Trent Cull on prospects, development, Abbotsford, and a challenging final year in Utica

Yesterday, on a cold Wednesday afternoon, a very sweaty and nervous writer for AHLNucksHarvest.com was fortunate enough to conduct a 1-on-1 interview with Abbotsford Canucks head coach Trent Cull. Before the Canucks 2021-22 NHL and AHL campaigns kick-off, the AHLNucksHarvest wanted to pick Cull's brain on player development, his final year in Utica, and Abbotsford. … Continue reading Abbotsford Canucks head coach Trent Cull on prospects, development, Abbotsford, and a challenging final year in Utica

The Abbotsford Canucks 2021-22 Prospect Rhombus

For years, hockey writers worldwide have relied on the unimpressive pyramid to illustrate their team's prospect pool quality. Now, placing prospects into tiers on a pyramid does make sense. It's simple, favourable, efficient, and avoids the need for laborious contextualization! That said, the AHL Nucks Harvest is proud to introduce its first, and hopefully annual convoluted … Continue reading The Abbotsford Canucks 2021-22 Prospect Rhombus

2020-21 Utica Comets: Season Deep-Dive and Player Reviews

And now, 11,000 words on why the Canucks sucked last season! ... ... ... Just kidding! I think we've read enough about that by now! Instead, here's 11,000 words on the Utica Comets 2020-21 season and the Canucks players who skated for them! Click here to skip to the player reviews (please don't, I spent … Continue reading 2020-21 Utica Comets: Season Deep-Dive and Player Reviews

COMETS HARVEST: A Final Goodbye to the City of Utica

https://twitter.com/UticaComets/status/1392541202281648129?s=20 I have seen things you wouldn't believe. Five attackers setting up to fire below the circles. I've watched a journeyman AHL tweener turn into a Sedin twin at the twilight of his Canucks career. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time ...to move. Tonight is the last home … Continue reading COMETS HARVEST: A Final Goodbye to the City of Utica

COMETS HARVEST: RETURN OF THE (SHORT) KING

Arise, arise, Riders of Utica! Sticks shall be shaken, shinguards shall be splintered, a stick-day, a red day, ere the sun rises! Skate now, skate now, skate! Skate for ruin and the season's ending! Death! Death! Death! Forth Eorlingas! DiPietro's battle cry was heard echoing through the hallways of the Adirondack Bank Center as he … Continue reading COMETS HARVEST: RETURN OF THE (SHORT) KING