I take a look at the draft history between the Canucks and Predators. The focus of this information was to discover which team had drafted more steady NHLers since Nashville's inception in 1998. I won't list any trades regarding picks, because that would be another article in itself. Let's just say in this time frame, both teams have moved a 1st round pick for a franchise player on the decline, and neither of them panned out. (Trevor Linden [VAN] & Peter Forsberg [NSH]). Also note, because o
Halloween is upon us, and I will be making Flyer video montages throughout the month, to celebrate the color orange and black. Enjoy!
A second line left wing. That is what Mason Raymond is, that is what the Canucks need. Raymond already a part of the team and a suitable role for that position, so it's natural the Canucks pursue resigning him. Raymond is going through arbitration now, because he feels he can fetch more dollars than what he was offered. The rumblings are that his agent will present a strong case for making upto 4 million per year. Is that worth his value? Should Canucks decide to walk away from him, let's
<img src=http://cdn.nhl.com/canucks/images/upload/2009/11/nov2909_luongo3_t.jpg" class="imageFloatLeftFramed">We've had expectations since the moment Ohlund played his last game. Who would sign? Who would grow from last year? A bunch of labels have been put on the top 6 since the moment Schneider signed. Now, let's compare these expectations, to some realistic feedback. Post your own expectation grades and reality grades!
LEGEND: (E) = EXPECTED. ® = REALITY. O = OFFENSIVE PLAY. D = DEFENS