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: Vancouver Down 3-1 After Sunday Loss

The Vancouver Canucks are up against it. Their second-round clash with the Vegas Golden Knights has not been going well, with their opponents taking Game Four Sunday and jumping up to a 3-1 series lead. The Golden Knights closed out the weekend with a pivotal 5-3 victory that came on the back of three goalsContinue reading “Canucks: Vancouver Down 3-1 After Sunday Loss”

2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Vancouver Canucks vs. St. Louis Blues

The Vancouver Canucks did not draw an easy post-season assignment, as they’ll clash with the defending Stanley Cup Champions. The St. Louis Blues didn’t win a game in the round robin, which sank them all the way to the fourth seed in the Western Conference. The team entered the round robin with the best pointsContinue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Vancouver Canucks vs. St. Louis Blues”

Canucks: Demko Gets Win, But It’s a Long Road Ahead

Vancouver Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko has his work cut out for him, that goes without saying. He did the job Tuesday, pulling his club to a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens in the first of what could be a very long, very difficult stretch. The 24-year-old from San Diego now has the task ofContinue reading “Canucks: Demko Gets Win, But It’s a Long Road Ahead”

Canucks: Tampa Routs Vancouver, Ends Streak in Decisive Fashion

Just five days ago, the talk was about the winning streak of the Vancouver Canucks and how it wasn’t supposed to be happening. After Tuesday’s 9-2 demolition at the hands of the Tampa Bay Lightning, things can settle back down to Earth for all those Internet “realists” out there. The facts, though, are clear. VancouverContinue reading “Canucks: Tampa Routs Vancouver, Ends Streak in Decisive Fashion”