Canucks: Vancouver Drops Wild with OT Win, Advances to Playoffs

On a night full of some ridiculous hockey and even more ridiculous comebacks, the Vancouver Canucks closed the door on the Minnesota Wild with a 5-4 overtime victory to clinch a playoff berth. Chris Tanev secured the win for the Canucks, scoring just 11 seconds into the extra frame with a slick wrister from theContinue reading “Canucks: Vancouver Drops Wild with OT Win, Advances to Playoffs”

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: Vancouver Keeps Streak Alive With Wild Win Against Chicago

Don’t look now, but the Vancouver Canucks are putting together quite a winning streak. The club started 2020 with a wild win over the Chicago Blackhawks Thursday, knocking them back 7-5 in a crazy affair that saw several lead changes. The Canucks blew two one-goal leads, then climbed out of a two-goal deficit to takeContinue reading “Canucks: Vancouver Keeps Streak Alive With Wild Win Against Chicago”

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”

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”