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?”

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: With Saturday Win, Vancouver Tops the Pacific

The Vancouver Canucks have claimed their spot atop the Pacific Division after blasting the San Jose Sharks Saturday night by a final score of 4-1. The victory was a convincing one, bolstered by a disproportionate 39-18 shot total for the home team. The Canucks are winners of 11 of their last 14 and go intoContinue reading “Canucks: With Saturday Win, Vancouver Tops the Pacific”

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”