NHL change Rumors are beginning to circulate that the Vancouver Canucks are trying to trade Olli Juolevi. The 2016 first-rounder has struggled as a seasoned and sits fifth at the Canucks’ left-aspect defence intensity chart.
Patrick Johnston of The Province reports Juolevi, who would require waivers to be re-assigned to the American Hockey League — and given his pedigree could probable be claimed — is being actively shopped across the league.
Johnston went on to mention, If the Canucks can’t find a alternate and decide to send him to AHL Abbotsford in advance of Monday’s NHL beginning day roster deadline, he’ll should be on waivers today.
The Canucks scouting team made a mistake drafting 5th ordinary in 2016, because the Canucks exceeded on higher-upside blue-liners — and Matthew Tkachuk — to take him.
As we've got visible before, a alternate of scenery may do Juolevi nicely and he could turns things round and stay as much as his capability with every other group.
Olli Juolevi career stats
|2015-16||London Knights||OHL||fifty seven||9||33||42||16||38|
|2016-17||London Knights||OHL||fifty eight||10||32||forty two||36||26|