3 Things To Watch for During The Rest of The Canucks’ Season

Trent Leith / April 16, 2022
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With the Canucks’ season all but mathematically dead in the water, the Canucks still somehow continue to give flickers of hope to their fans as they continue to collect wins. But despite those wins, a playoff berth is still very unlikely. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t reasons to watch the games ahead, especially as the Canucks immediate future beyond this season is still very uncertain. This last handful of...

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Martin’s Future As The Canucks’ Backup

Trent Leith / April 11, 2022
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The Canucks have struggled in the last couple of years to find a goaltending tandem that they could trust, and that didn’t have future implications on the cap. Now though, the Caunucks seem to have put themselves in a position where that may no longer be a problem. On April 8th, 2022 the Canucks signed Spencer Martin to a two-year, one-way deal, that puts Martin in the position to be...

Left on Read: OEL and Chiasson Surprise + Will the Canucks Ever Lose Again?

Brayden Fengler / April 9, 2022
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Canucks Twitter is a fascinating place, full of reasonable, and unreasonable discussions. However, it is also a loud place, and not every opinion gets a counter, not every witty joke gets the minimal acknowledgment it deserves. We here at StadiumChinatown.ca have developed this series in an attempt to chip away at that problem. Below you will find five tweets that were regrettably “Left on Read”. These people heard nothing in...

Bruce Boudreau’s Future With the Canucks

Trent Leith / April 4, 2022
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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...

Evaluating the Remaining Canucks Games, Does Vancouver Have a Shot at the Playoffs?

Brayden Fengler / March 30, 2022
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The Canucks have a total of 14 games left on their schedule, and as has been the case for the last few months, their short-term future is still very much in a state of flux. Looking at a team like the Seattle Kraken, they are well out of a playoff race and only focused on next season. On the other side of that coin, you have a team like the...

The Canucks Keep Schenn, and It Makes Them Better

Trent Leith / March 22, 2022
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One of the names that were swirling around in rumours at the trade deadline on Monday was Luke Schenn. Reports were that both the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Toronto Maple Leafs were interested in the veteran defender. However, the Canucks ended up deciding not to sell and to hold on to the 32-year-old Saskatoon native.  Heading into the deadline the former top-five draft pick’s future with Vancouver was uncertain. ...

Canucks Trade Deadline Recap

Trent Leith / March 21, 2022
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The trade deadline has come and gone, and the Canucks were involved in four transactions, and punted on many more. Here is all you need to know about the 2021-22 Canucks trade deadline. Deals Made Hamonic to The Senators for a 3rd In a trade that shocked the Canucks fanbase, the Vancouver Canucks traded Travis Hamonic in exchange for a 3rd round pick (that happens to be theirs). The thing...

Tyler Motte Moved by Canucks at Deadline, Headed to NYR

Brayden Fengler / March 21, 2022
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Fan favourite Canucks forward Tyler Motte has been moved to the New York Rangers, in a deal coming in just before the buzzer of the trade deadline this afternoon. James Duthie on TSN TradeCentre, reported just 10 minutes before the deadline that there was still a chance that Motte gets moved to the Rangers, and that report was indeed confirmed less than 10 minutes later by their sources. Coming back...

What Does Pettersson’s Brief Absence Suggest

Brayden Fengler / March 17, 2022
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Elias Pettersson was absent during this past weekend’s battle with the Tampa Bay Lightning and Tuesday’s contest with the New Jersey Devils. Pettersson’s absence was stated to be nothing serious by coach Bruce Boudreau in the Canucks media availability Tuesday morning. What became slightly concerning about Petey’s second game off of the roster though was that the culprit looked to be his wrist, as he was seen nursing it to...

Juho Lammikko, Found Money if Flipped by Canucks

Brayden Fengler / March 13, 2022
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It’s somewhat amusing that although in large part Jim Benning’s tenure was undeniably disappointing, there seem to be a few decisions made in the final gasps of his employment that have actually aged somewhat well. One example of course is the acquisition of Conor Garland, and the extremely reasonable contract he was subsequently signed to. That trade of course came with the albatross of Oliver Ekman-Larsson, yet still, Garland himself...