Oilers: Assessing Edmonton’s Season Opener Against the Canucks

The Edmonton Oilers opened their 2019-2020 regular season with a home win against the Vancouver Canucks. But how did they do, really? Edmonton forward Leon Draisaitl opened the scoring for head coach Dave Tippett’s debut, netting the first goal just over five and a half minutes into the first period. Zack Kassian and Matt BenningContinue reading “Oilers: Assessing Edmonton’s Season Opener Against the Canucks”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Vancouver Canucks

For the Vancouver Canucks, this is all about the build. The team has a young core, full of possibility and ready to prove something to their fanbase. Patience is a virtue, but the Canucks want to move the needle. They may not be a dependable playoff club, but there’s a lot to like about thisContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Vancouver Canucks”

Canucks: Vancouver’s Playoff Dreams Are Over

After the Colorado Avalanche knocked off the Arizona Coyotes in the shootout Friday, the Vancouver Canucks saw their playoff hopes come to an end. The victory for the Avalanche put them firmly in the second wild card spot and mathematically eliminated Vancouver from the running. Even if the Canucks win their final four games ofContinue reading “Canucks: Vancouver’s Playoff Dreams Are Over”

Canucks: Options Aplenty as Vancouver Considers Edler Situation

The time has come for the Vancouver Canucks to address the Alexander Edler situation. The team is not short on options for the defenceman, who will be an unrestricted free agent this summer. The 32-year-old is at the end of a six-year deal signed in January of 2013 and has expressed a desire to remainContinue reading “Canucks: Options Aplenty as Vancouver Considers Edler Situation”

Alexander Edler to Miss Four to Six Weeks

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Alexander Edler will be out four to six weeks with a sprained MCL, the team announced Saturday. Edler suffered the sprain on Thursday when his club faced the Winnipeg Jets. The 31-year-old has one assist in three games this season, with his Canucks set to face the Calgary Flames on Saturday night.Continue reading “Alexander Edler to Miss Four to Six Weeks”