Comments Off on 2010 NHL Draft Results: Vancouver Canucks Load Up On Defense and Size
Well, there were no first through third round entry draft picks for the Canucks this year, but they did get a player in Keith Ballard who can play top minutes on the one through four D-group and step in right away. That’s more than you would have gotten with the No. 25 pick. This trade was precipitated due to the fact that the 25th pick that they did have and the players that they liked (Beau Bennett and Jarred Tinordi), were not available having been selected earlier. The rest is now history, so we move on to the rest of the picks chosen the next day. With the fourth (Peter McNally), fifth (Adam Polaske), and seventh (Sawyer Hannay - pictured) picks the ‘Nucks loaded up on D-men that had one thing in common. They are all big and physical. Yes, we know they may not be ...

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