especially if they are coming off a down season. Oscar Fantenberg, who spent the 2019-20 season with the Vancouver Canucks, has signed a one-year contract with SKA St. Petersburg in the KHL. Updated daily with news and features from over 130 writers worldwide. Calgary is certainly stoking the flames of rivalry with the Vancouver Canucks this off-season. Sutter, who is entering the final season of a five-year, $21.9MM contract that he signed back in 2015, hasn’t been particularly effective the last two years as injuries have kept him to just 70 games over the two seasons, although he did manage to appear in all 17 playoff games during the most recent playoffs. Although the Canucks already have 15 forwards on one-way deals for next season (plus Elias Pettersson who is already a front-line fixture on an entry-level pact), theyâre still interested in bringing back winger Josh Leivo, reports Sportsnetâs Iain MacIntyre (Twitter link). The forward is likely looking for a potential long-term deal, deals that aren’t really offered to players right now as several free agents have had to ink one-year deals in hopes that the 2021 offseason may prove to be more lucrative and hopes that COVID-19 may settle down in a year. “If they were unwilling to do bigger things, Nate Schmidt would not be a Vancouver Canucks.” he noted. Now, Mannheim will finally get to see what he can do in their uniform one year later. Published on Tuesday, September 8 2020. She says people are ruining her brother’s life. One thing of note Saturday was when the Vancouver Canucks passed on a second potential buyout window. But to do this, the Canucks are going to have to clear some cap space. Vancouver Canucks is a trademark of Vancouver Canucks Limited Partnership. Post your line-ups and trade ideas here. Photo courtesy of USA Today Sports Images. All Rights Reserved. Rumors that the Pittsburgh Penguins could be looking for a third-line center to fill in some depth for another Stanley Cup run with their veteran squad. It’s frustrating, given the obvious raw skill, speed and power that Virtanen possesses. Rich Lam/Getty Images. }}. While the team will save a pretty penny a year from now, it wouldn’t be the answer for their current roster. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. Be a part of the discussion. Eriksson has a modified no-trade clause, which allows him to submit a list of 15 teams he can’t be traded to without his permission. Knowing that the team was going to struggle and that they needed to explain why they let Brandon Saad go in a trade and didn’t bring back goaltender Corey Crawford, the Chicago Blackhawks wrote a letter to fans asking for their patience as they commit to a rebuild. Also a place to show off your videos and art. If healthy, he has the potential to fill a second-line center role or be a top third-line option in the middle. Started 17 hours ago, By According to the latest NHL trade rumors, the Canucks are trying to trade forward Loui Eriksson. Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal writes, “He’s a bottom six guy, feisty, good for about a dozen goals a year normally. October 27, 2020 at 11:30 am CDT | by Gavin Lee 1 Comment. Selected sixth overall in 2014, it’s not the first time that Virtanen has disappointed. He inked a one-year entry-level deal back in March, expecting to get some pro action well before now, but will finally take the ice back home. It’s worth noting it cost the Toronto Maple Leafs a lottery-protected first-round pick to get rid of Patrick Marleau. “We have to be careful that we take everything into consideration before we start buying people out,” Canucks general manager Jim Benning. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. Report: Vancouver Canucks looking to trade up for draft after another draft let-down As we've seen from yesterday's draft lottery, the Vancouver Canucks got the 10th overall draft pick in this year's NHL Entry Draft that will be taking place in Vancouver.