Inside the Canucks’ successful pursuit of Andrei Kuzmenko

Inside the Canucks’ successful pursuit of Andrei Kuzmenko

Andrei Kuzmenko couldn’t wait. Fresh off of a whirlwind recruiting tour across North America, Kuzmenko returned to Moscow. He’d been to such iconic, far-flung locales as South Beach, Ann Arbor, Vancouver and the Joey’s in downtown Edmonton. It was a dizzying journey. The original plan laid out by Kuzmenko’s representatives called for the skilled 26-year-old … Read more

Highly-coveted KHL free agent Andrei Kuzmenko has signed with the Vancouver Canucks – Canucksarmy

Highly-coveted KHL free agent Andrei Kuzmenko has signed with the Vancouver Canucks – Canucksarmy

You’re not dreaming. After months of speculation and a meeting last week with the Canucks that we told our readers we were getting good vibes from, Andrei Kuzmenko has chosen to sign with the Vancouver Canucks. Not a joke pic.twitter.com/Gx6qqVFBRJ — David Quadrelli (@QuadreIli) June 20, 2022 The highly-coveted KHL free agent finished second in … Read more

What we’re hearing about Andrei Kuzmenko’s visit to Vancouver and second meeting with the Canucks – Canucksarmy

What we’re hearing about Andrei Kuzmenko’s visit to Vancouver and second meeting with the Canucks – Canucksarmy

The ongoing story of the Vancouver Canucks potentially landing the top European free agent Andrei Kuzmenko are coming to an end very soon. After a KHL season and playoffs that saw him put up 67 points in 61 games, Kuzmenko has been testing the waters with multiple NHL teams. He and his agent Dan Milstein … Read more

Boeser expected to receive qualifying offer from Canucks: report

Boeser expected to receive qualifying offer from Canucks: report

The Vancouver Canucks intend to extend a qualifying offer to Brock Boesergeneral manager Jim Rutherford told Sportsnet. “No, we’re not going to let him walk,” Rutherford said in remarks published Tuesday. “We recognize he’s a good player. We can figure out a way to fit him in next season with him taking his qualifying offer. … Read more

KHL free agent Andrei Kuzmenko will be in Vancouver next week for a second meeting with the Canucks

What we’re hearing about Andrei Kuzmenko’s visit to Vancouver and second meeting with the Canucks – Canucksarmy

Russian free agent Andrei Kuzmenko is making his way around North America for his second interviews with NHL clubs who he’s interested in signing with. The Canucks, who have long been considered one of the favorites to land the KHL forward, will meet with Kuzmenko in person next week for a second meeting, according to … Read more

Canucks “will try to find suitors” for Tanner Pearson and Jason Dickinson – Canucksarmy

Canucks “will try to find suitors” for Tanner Pearson and Jason Dickinson – Canucksarmy

The Vancouver Canucks are reportedly going to be looking for potential suitors to take on the contracts of Tanner Pearson and Jason Dickinson, according to Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli. In the latest edition of his top 25 Trade Targets list, Seravalli ranked Pearson and Dickinson together at 18th on his list and had this to … Read more

Projected 2nd overall pick Slafkovsky says the Canucks interviewed him and asked if he could play center

Projected 2nd overall pick Slafkovsky says the Canucks interviewed him and asked if he could play center

If you’re a Canucks fan, you likely haven’t done much reading about Juraj Slafkovsky. But on Friday morning’s 32 Thoughts Podcast, Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman spoke about a conversation they had with Slafkovsky, who is projected to be selected second overall at this year’s NHL Entry Draft in Montreal. The 18-year-old winger, ranked 1st … Read more

How the Canucks can use salary retention to maximize their returns on trades this offseason – Canucksarmy

How the Canucks can use salary retention to maximize their returns on trades this offseason – Canucksarmy

Although they’ve run a much tighter ship, leak-wise, than fans of the Vancouver Canucks are used to, POHO Jim Rutherford and GM Patrik Allvin have let their general managerial intentions be known to the public. They’re in Vancouver for the long haul, and are set on building the Canucks up into a long-term contender. To … Read more

Globalive bypasses Rogers, takes Freedom bid straight to Shaw

Globalive bypasses Rogers, takes Freedom bid straight to Shaw

Shaw’s Freedom Mobile is up for sale as part of Toronto-based Rogers’s proposed $26-billion takeover of Calgary-based Shaw.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press Globalive Capital has taken its $3.75-billion offer for wireless carrier Freedom Mobile directly to Shaw Communications Inc. SJR-BT amid frustration Rogers Communications Inc. RCI-BT has blocked the investment firm from the sale process. Shaw’s … Read more