The Sunday Crease: Roussel’s injury, training camp and how a tougher Pacific Division means a brighter Canucks future

Let’s be honest with ourselves; even though the Canucks opened training camp in Whistler on Thursday, the hockey talk in Vancouver has been focused elsewhere. It’s not very often that two faces of their respective franchises are shipped off in … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Roussel’s injury, training camp and how a tougher Pacific Division means a brighter Canucks future

Top 25 Sharks Under 25: No. 11 Sasha Chmelevski may be a diamond in the rough

April 4, 2018 will go down as one of the biggest days in Alexander Chmelevski’s career. Just hours after signing his entry level contract with the Sharks, Chmelevski began his pro hockey career by deking San Diego Gulls goaltender Kevin Boyle and scoring his … Continue reading Top 25 Sharks Under 25: No. 11 Sasha Chmelevski may be a diamond in the rough

Top 25 Sharks Under 25: Antoine Bibeau is a difference maker in Barracuda net

When the San Jose Barracuda made their unbelievable late season push to claim an AHL playoff spot, just about no player made a bigger contribution than Antoine Bibeau. After three years of service in the crowded Toronto Maple Leafs system, Bibeau came to … Continue reading Top 25 Sharks Under 25: Antoine Bibeau is a difference maker in Barracuda net

Without an ECHL affiliate, the Sharks’ options are far and few

On Saturday, the ECHL’s Allen Americans announced they had signed a new NHL affiliation agreement with the Minnesota Wild, ending a four-year run as the ECHL farm club for the Sharks and Barracuda. While an AHL team’s main role is developing the NHL’s best prospects, … Continue reading Without an ECHL affiliate, the Sharks’ options are far and few