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: RFA Boeser Signs Three-Year Contract

The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward Brock Boeser to a three-year deal worth an average annual value of $5.875 million, the team announced Monday. Locking up the restricted free agent was clearly a top priority for the Canucks, who began pre-season play Monday night against the Calgary Flames. Boeser was not present in training camp,Continue reading “Canucks: RFA Boeser Signs Three-Year Contract”

Canucks: Benning Extension Cements Vancouver’s Plans – For Now

The Vancouver Canucks have a plan. And Jim Benning is the man they believe will implement that plan. As the news came down Friday that the general manager had been signed to a contract extension, the picture crystallized in Vancouver: Benning is the man. Were he not the man for the Canucks, he would’ve enteredContinue reading “Canucks: Benning Extension Cements Vancouver’s Plans – For Now”

What Went Wrong: Vancouver Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks started the 2018-2019 season without Trevor Linden in the front office, as he left his post as president of hockey operations in July of 2018 and was replaced by Jim Benning. More importantly, the team was headed toward life without Daniel and Henrik Sedin. The twins retired in April of 2018. DidContinue reading “What Went Wrong: 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”