Canucks Finally Clinch 1st in Pacific Division

Brayden Fengler / April 16, 2024
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With the Canucks win tonight over their divisional rivals, the Calgary Flames, Vancouver has now officially clinched first place in the Pacific Division. A position that they came close to falling out of over recent weeks, but have ultimately held for the bulk of this season. With this win the Canucks not only lock the bragging rights of being the best team in the Pacific Division, but they have also...

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Canucks Weekly Fares: Season Sweep vs. Oilers, The Last Game Against the Coyotes and Quinn Hughes for Norris

Brayden Fengler / April 15, 2024
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Canucks Dominate Golden Knights The first game of the week was on Monday against the Vegas Golden Knights for their fourth and final game of the regular season. The Canucks were looking to tie the season series at two apiece with an important win over the Vega Golden Knights. Arturs Silovs got the start for Vancouver and Tomas Hertl made his debut for the Golden Knights. The Canucks were in...

Scouting The Matchups: Stadium-Chinatown Assess Canucks Potential First-Round Opponents.

Trent Leith, Reid Boerma and Brayden Fengler / April 12, 2024
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The playoff race in the Western Conference this year is not the most thrilling. Unless St. Louis can make up a three-point gap on the Vegas Golden Knights in only three games, otherwise the West is decided. The only thing left for the Canucks to play for is playoff seeding and trying to win the Pacific Division. The Canucks are four points up on Edmonton for the lead in the...

Canucks Weekly Fares: Two Losses to Playoff Teams and a Win in Arizona

Trent Leith, Reid Boerma and Brayden Fengler / April 8, 2024
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The Vegas Golden Knights Take Two Points From The Canucks The Canucks went into Las Vegas on Tuesday looking to make an impact against a team they might square off with in the first round of the playoffs. Just like we all wanted, important games are being played in April, and they are all games the fans want to win, not games they want to lose for better draft lottery...

Left on Read: Demko’s Status, Joshua’s Price + Playoff Ability

Brayden Fengler / April 5, 2024
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Canucks Twitter (still calling it that) is an extremely active online space for Canucks fans. Even more so this year, as the team has been playing exceptionally well throughout the season, drawing more attention as the weeks go on. Being that online engagement surrounding the Canucks is so much higher this year, some comments and posts from Canucks fans disappear into the ether without so much as a response in...

Canucks Cancel Playoff Towels in Favour of Playoff Washcloths

Brayden Fengler / April 1, 2024
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Early monday morning, the Canucks made a massive announcement. Team executives stated that due to the costs related to inflation and in an effort to maximize playoff revenues lost over the years, they will not be supplying playoff towels to fans during playoff games this year. Instead, they will be giving each lucky fan a playoff washcloth at 1/4 the scale of a traditional playoff towel. Times are tough out...

Canucks Weekly Fares: Canucks Clinch Playoffs, Playoff Tickets Fly off the Shelves, and Demko on LTIR

Trent Leith, Reid Boerma and Brayden Fengler / April 1, 2024
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March 25th vs. The Los Angeles Kings The first game of the week for the Canucks came on Tuesday. This was the first game where the Canucks found themselves in a playoff-clinching position. If the Canucks had won, their ticket to the postseason would be stamped. But Alas. The game started slowly with the typical, smothering hockey the LA Kings play that we have all grown to hate. The Kings...

The Canucks Clinch Playoff Berth

Trent Leith, Reid Boerma and Brayden Fengler / March 30, 2024
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The Canucks have officially clinched a playoff berth after failing to do so on Tuesday night while playing against the LA Kings and Thursday playing the Dallas Stars. But the third time is the charm. On Saturday night, the Canucks were not playing, but the out-of-town scoreboard helped them lock their playoff berth when the Minnesota Wild lost to the Vegas Golden Knights and the St. Louis Blues lost to...

Arshdeep Bains Called-up Again, Expected Impact This Time Around

Brayden Fengler / March 27, 2024
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Arshdeep Bains was just called up from the Abbotsford Canucks for the second time this season. He has already played five games with the Canucks this year, with his NHL debut on February 20th. Bains was then sent back down to Abbotsford after the Canucks’ February 29th contest against the Colorado Avalanche. Other circumstances beyond Bains performance led to his original call-up and a subsequent second one. Nevertheless, he has...

DeSmith Is Holding Down The Fort Exceptionally Well

Trent Leith, Reid Boerma and Brayden Fengler / March 26, 2024
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Since Demko left the game on March 9th against the Winnipeg Jets, DeSmith has played every minute of hockey. And he has done exceptionally well. Since taking over the starter’s crease, DeSmith has a .896 sv% and a GGA of 2.3 with a record of 3-2-1 in his six games. If you remove his .842 sv% on Monday’s game vs. the LA Kings, DeSmith had a .907 sv% in his...