Five Players the Vancouver Canucks Should Target for Signing

May 18th, 2010 by Nucks IceMan Leave a reply »
I will bring something up that I have mentioned before when it comes to signing free agents and no it’s not about the amount of dollars. What I see to attracting players to the Canucks is taking a look at where they were born and if they are in your needs, then go hard after them. Is there anyone playing in the NHL that wouldn’t like to go back home to continue with their careers? BC has contributed a number of players to the big leagues and a few of them will be UFA’s come July 1, 2010. The first two are players that would help this team in the areas discussed following the second round loss to Chicago. It is obvious that the Canucks defense needs to be overhauled in the area of toughness and talent because this team is one of a few that does not have a Drew Doughty, Duncan Keith, P.K. Subban, etc. in their organization or on the horizon. So with that said the ‘Nucks will have to go out and sign some UFA’s that will at least fill in the ranks of a top four D-man So I’m going to put on the coach's hat and whispering into GM Mike Gillis's ear, tell him we will be targeting the following, not only because they fill the needs but also becaus ...

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