Tocchet’s Canucks

Brayden FenglerCoachesLeave a Comment

Canucks fans have been able to watch Tocchet’s version of the Canucks for seven games now, with some taking place before the All-Star game and some taking place after, some taking place with Bo Horvat as a Canuck… and some without the former captain as a Canuck. What have we learned, if anything, from the team’s response to Tocchet as their bench boss so far? How will their new coach … Read More

If Garland and Höglander can be scratched, why can’t J.T. Miller?

Trent LeithCoaches, PlayersLeave a Comment

On Tuesday, prior to the game in Columbus, the Canucks made it clear that Conor Garland would be a healthy scratch. He returned to the lineup on Thursday in Minnesota, while Nils Höglander tagged out and sat in the press box. Both of these lineup choices were met with criticism and head-scratching. If Garland and Höglander can be scratched, why can’t J.T. Miller? When Garland was scratched before the Columbus … Read More

How Bruce Boudreau Handles Second Seasons

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As much as Canucks head coach Bruce Boudreau was worried that last season’s “Bruce there it is” chants were going to transition into “Bruce there he goes”, it seems as though that won’t be happening, at least not for another year. Coach Bruce will soon be behind the bench again with the Canucks in his first full season with the club. His coaching style clearly connected with the team last … Read More

Bruce Boudreau’s Future With the Canucks

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Since the Canucks loss to the St. Louis Blues on March 30th, all excitement surrounding the team has more or less died, but that hasn’t stopped fans from finding something to talk about. The latest talking point making the rounds is what Bruce Boudreau’s future with the Canucks looks like. The Canucks started the 2021-22 season with Travis Green as head coach and the team put up an 8-15-2 record … Read More

A Timeline of Canucks Hirings and Firings Since December

Brayden FenglerCoaches, Management2 Comments

And there we have it folks, with the signing of Patrik Allvin as the new GM of the Vancouver Canucks the search for the last remaining stone on the front office infinity gauntlet has been completed (for now maybe…). We have come full circle since the front-office shakeup that began on December 5th, with the firing of most notably then Canucks Head Coach Travis Green and General Manager Jim Benning. … Read More

4 Improved Canucks Players Under Bruce Boudreau

Brayden FenglerCoaches, PlayersLeave a Comment

It still feels good to write things that are positive about this Canucks team. It’s been nearly two weeks now since the well-received Canucks regime change took place, and it’s been hard to stop gushing about the positive effects that this switch-up has already had on the team. As the games go by it only becomes more exciting, as the longer this increased performance is sustained, the more likely it … Read More

The Biggest Changes Under the Boudreau Effect

Trent LeithCoaches1 Comment

The Canucks are going through some changes, I don’t know if you heard. First the Canucks changed coaches from Travis Green and Friends to Bruce Boudreau and Scott Walker and then later let Jim Benning and Co. go in place for Jim Rutherford a GM yet to be hired and newly appointed AGM Derek Clancey.  Jim Rutheford has been hired as the first President of Hockey Operations since Trevor Linden … Read More

Breaking: Bruce Boudreau To Be The Next Canucks Coach

Trent LeithCoaches5 Comments

It took booing on the broadcast, a jersey on the ice and constant badgering on Twitter, but the Vancouver Canucks finally made an off-ice change in hiring Bruce Boudreau as the team’s next head coach, as reported by Elliotte Friedman and Irfaan Gaffar. At this point, nothing has been made official by the Vancouver Canucks in regards to hiring Boudreau or letting go Travis Green.  After being the head coach … Read More

What Ian Clark Means to Vancouver’s Goaltenders

Brayden FenglerCoaches, Contracts1 Comment

Okay, Vancouver you can stop pinching yourself this isn’t a dream. After walking both their head coach and goalie coach right to the end of their contracts, the Canucks have done the unthinkable and managed to sign both. The Canucks re-signed Travis Green back on May 21st, but now Ian Clark, the much-praised goalie coach has finally signed on the dotted lines with the team. There was a real fear … Read More