Canucks: Vancouver Blows a Weird One in Pittsburgh

Honestly, it’s hard to say exactly what happened to the Vancouver Canucks Wednesday. They were facing the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh and lost the game by a final score of 8-6, which in and of itself suggests something wild was going on. “I’ve been around long enough to see it, but to be involved inContinue reading “Canucks: Vancouver Blows a Weird One in Pittsburgh”

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”

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”

What Went Wrong: Montreal Canadiens

On a certain level, 2018-2019 wasn’t that unkind to the Montreal Canadiens. They finished the regular season with 96 points but still missed the playoffs, matching the NHL record as the highest point total for a non-qualifying team since last year’s Florida Panthers and the 2014-2015 Boston Bruins. The Columbus Blue Jackets snuck into theContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Montreal Canadiens”