Summer Skate: Vancouver Canucks

Ryan Kesler could have a tough time matching his production from the 2010-11 season. Jeff Vinnick/NHLI/Getty Images

Using the VUKOTA projection system of Hockey Prospectus, Insider takes the temperature of key players on every NHL team, continuing with Vancouver. For a detailed explanation of Prospectus' proprietary GVT value metric, read more here.

Summer Skate -- Vancouver Canucks

The NHL's best team during the regular season in 2010-11 didn't change much during the summer, acquiring Marco Sturm while losing UFA Christian Ehrhoff to the open market. The club will once again lean on the Sedin twins and Ryan Kesler up front, while hoping Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider can continue to be one of the best puck-stopping duos in the league.