With the season currently in limbo, no one knows if the Stanley Cup will be awarded this year, and how the salary cap might be affected going forward. However, this uncertainty won’t stop the Vancouver Canucks from thinking of ways to improve the team for the future.
J.T. Miller’s breakout season and the continued improvements from the young forward group helped Vancouver develop into a strong offensive squad, as the team ranked eighth in goals per game when the NHL officially hit pause on the 2019-2020 campaign. Jacob Markstrom‘s emergence into a star goaltender and Thatcher Demko’s development into a stellar backup also provided much-needed stability in net.