Lotz was excellent in the first game when we were kind of pinned in our own end. So from this group, if there are two guys who have kind of stood out for me, I would say Valk and Lotz.” Both Benning and Utica Comets head coach Travis Green, who ran the Canuck bench, felt tryout candidates Curtis Valk and Austin Lotz were the biggest surprises. Valk, an under-sized centre, scored three of Vancouver’s eight goals while Lotz, at times under siege in his two starts, helped the Canucks reach overtime in one and kept it close Monday for a while. For more on this article by the Vancouver Sun Click Here.