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Author: Markus Meyer

The Vancouver Canucks Should Trade Chris Tanev

Over the past several weeks, much has been made of the Vancouver Canucks possibly trading the likes of Thomas Vanek and Erik Gudbranson in the lead up to the trade deadline. This is absolutely a worthy debate – as both players would likely bring back a respectable package. However, the team’s most valuable asset may be defender Chris Tanev. For some, the idea of trading Tanev may seem absurd. The 28-year-old is unequivocally the team’s top blue-liner, and has been for a number of seasons now. He ranks second on the team’s blue line in CorsiFor% (at 49.58%), trailing...

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Vancouver Canucks New Year’s Resolutions

at Staples Center on October 22, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. A new calendar year is upon us, and what better time to reflect on where to improve? For the Vancouver Canucks in 2018, there are plenty of options. Having gone 2-9-1 in their last twelve contests, they’re in the midst of a major slump. Here are some areas – both in, and out of the team’s control – that could use some change. Better Goaltending This past off-season, the Canucks chose to not bring back veteran Ryan Miller, who had served as the team’s starter for a handful of...

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