On J.T. Miller and Brock Boeser
Rick Dhaliwal: Vancouver Canucks president Jim Rutherford on J.T. Miller: “I believe JT wants to stay in VAN and I know the Canucks want to re-sign him but it has to be at the right term. Both sides at some point in the next month or 2 will have a better idea on where we sit.”
Rick Dhaliwal: Rutherford on the Miller and Brock Boeser agreement talks: “It is in the early stages, nothing to report. Both sides want to get it done.”
On Tanner Pearson and Jason Dickinson
Taj: Frank Seravalli on Canucks forward Tanner Pearson and Jason Dickinson: “The Canucks will be working to try and find suitors for both.”
Are the Coyotes ready to assist Canucks out?
Taj: Frank Seravalli on the Arizona Coyotes ready to assist the Vancouver Canucks out for a rate: “I know the Coyotes have called offering the ability to take on some contracts the Canucks aren’t wild about. How much are the Canucks willing to pay to offload things like that? My answer or thought process would probably be not very willing.”
Andrei Kuzmenko in LA
Rick Dhaliwal: Russian totally free representative Andrei Kuzmenko got here in Los Angeles Wednesday. Soon he will be consulting with groups that are on his short-list. The Canucks don’t have a date for their 2nd interview yet however they will get one. It’s still weeks far from when he’ll decide.
Canucks trying to find an assistant coach
Rick Dhaliwal: The Vancouver Canucks are still wanting to include an assistant coach.
Ulf Samuelsson might no longer be with the Florida Panthers and might be a prospect.