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

Brayden Fengler / March 30, 2022
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...


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The Canucks Keep Schenn, and It Makes Them Better

Trent Leith / March 22, 2022
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
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
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
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
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...

An Interview with Mio, Creator of The Canucks Pride Jersey

Trent Leith / March 10, 2022
On Monday the 7th the Vancouver Canucks announced their latest addition to their special warmup jerseys this season, the Pride jersey. So far this season the Canucks have worn special warmup jerseys for Diwali, the Lunar New Year, and Black History Month. The Canucks are a team that seem to put more heart and soul into their special warmup jerseys than most other teams around the league.  We spoke with...

Pros and Cons of The Canucks Trading at The Deadline

Trent Leith / March 5, 2022
As the Canucks approach the trade deadline, it seems as though every option is firmly on the table for the club. Has this team shown enough to add pieces, or at the very least stay the course? Have they shown that they aren’t quite there and need a step back? Well, it depends who you ask. The 2021/22 Canucks are a Rorschach test on ice, you see what you’re looking...

Is “Experience” a Worthy Cause to Chase the Playoffs?

Brayden Fengler / March 3, 2022
There’s no doubt that the Canucks have been more exciting to watch, and more successful overall in the back half of their season to date. However, their sluggish start to the year revealed an overall weakness to the team, that although maybe less prominent on select nights, still exists as a problem that the organization has yet to solve. Their lack of defensive depth and continuing difficulty to kill penalties,...

Yeah, I’m Thinking Pettersson Is Back

Brayden Fengler / February 27, 2022
“Yeah, I’m thinking I’m back.” Elias Pettersson has been the human embodiment of that John Wick quote for the last few weeks, thankfully though no dogs were harmed in whatever catalyst event seems to have jolted Petey back to form. The question though still remains, does he now have the momentum necessary to maintain this improved form or are these past few weeks just a string of hot hand moments...