Canucks: Vancouver Names Bo Horvat Team Captain

As expected, the Vancouver Canucks have named Bo Horvat their new team captain. He’s the 14th captain in franchise history. The announcement was made after a ceremony kicking off Vancouver’s home opener Wednesday against the Los Angeles Kings. Horvat is the successor of Henrik Sedin, who retired after the 2017-2018 season. For last season, theContinue reading “Canucks: Vancouver Names Bo Horvat Team Captain”

NHL: Awards Handed Out in Emotional Ceremony

Taylor Hall took home the Hart Trophy on Wednesday night at the NHL Awards ceremony, but it was an evening of perspective that really set things right. The night featured a reunion of the surviving Humboldt Broncos, along with the honouring of coach Darcy Haugan – one of 16 who perished in the awful crashContinue reading “NHL: Awards Handed Out in Emotional Ceremony”

Canucks: Daniel and Henrik Sedin Announce Retirement

It’s the end of an era in Vancouver, as Daniel and Henrik Sedin have announced that this season will be their last. The twins made the announcement Monday in a letter posted to the Canucks’ website. The Sedins spent 18 seasons with the franchise after being selected second and third overall in the 1999 NHLContinue reading “Canucks: Daniel and Henrik Sedin Announce Retirement”

Canucks Face McDavid and Oilers in Season Opener

The Vancouver Canucks will finally have their season opener on Saturday night and they’ll be facing the Edmonton Oilers, a team that boasts arguably the best player in the sport. The Canucks have never defeated the Oilers in regulation when they’ve had Connor McDavid in the fold, so the opener should provide a unique opportunityContinue reading “Canucks Face McDavid and Oilers in Season Opener”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Vancouver Canucks

It’s hard to put a finger on what the Vancouver Canucks are doing. They’ve missed the playoffs three of the last four seasons and have seemingly been in the midst of a so-called “rebuild on the fly” for the past several years. There have been some exciting developments, but the club has also piled upContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Vancouver Canucks”