Canucks Roster Going Into August: What They Have & What They Lack

August 1st, 2010 by Joel Prosser Leave a reply »
Summer is already halfway over. Pretty soon season preview magazines will start arriving, and training camp is around the corner.

So I figured its about time to take a look at what the Canucks have, what they lack, and put it all together with a hypothetical roster that works with the salary cap.

First the numbers. For 2010-2011, the salary cap is $59,400,000. The Canucks however have a penalty of $90,000 in performance bonuses that carried over from last season.

Top 6 Forwards

The Canucks have a returning top 6 with a lot of skill, good 2-way players and some really good skaters (Kesler, Raymond). What they don’t have is a big power forward or two to crash the net.

Henrik Sedin ($6,100,000)

Daniel Sedin ($6,100,000)

Kesler ($5,000,000)

Raymond ($2,550,000)

Samuelsson ($2,500,000)

Burrows ($2,000,000)

Bottom 6 + Depth ...

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