Canucks: Vancouver Gives Virtanen Another Chance with New Deal

Vancouver Canucks forward Jake Virtanen has avoided arbitration and signed a two-year deal, the team revealed Thursday. The history between the Canucks and Virtanen is a curious one and the signing did little to illuminate the situation. A two-year deal is a “prove yourself” contract and that’s what the 24-year-old will have to do. LastContinue reading “Canucks: Vancouver Gives Virtanen Another Chance with New Deal”

Canucks: What is Jim Benning Doing?

What are the Vancouver Canucks doing? It’s a simple question. If you’ve been anywhere near the local Vancouver headlines over the past few days, you also know it’s a very pressing one. Talk to anyone in or near the fanbase, including the masked cashier behind a pane of glass at your local grocery store, andContinue reading “Canucks: What is Jim Benning Doing?”

Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Vancouver Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild

Hockey is back on tap and in a big way, which means there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. It’s time to get on with the show and sum up the Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round matchups. Up next, Vancouver Canucks and Minnesota Wild. These two teams renew a storiedContinue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Vancouver Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild”

Canucks: Boeser, Leivo Out for the Remainder of the Regular Season

It couldn’t come at a worse time. The Vancouver Canucks will be without Brock Boeser for what looks like the remainder of the regular season, the team announced Tuesday. The Canucks dropped the bombshell a day after announcing that there would be another announcement in three weeks, so things have clearly changed – and notContinue reading “Canucks: Boeser, Leivo Out for the Remainder of the Regular Season”