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

Brayden FenglerCoachesLeave a Comment

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

22 Thoughts From 22 Fans – A 2021/22 Canucks Season Retrospective

Brayden FenglerGeneralLeave a Comment

Over the past week, I spent time reaching out to a number of Canucks fans, 22 to be exact. Now that the dust has well settled on the Canucks’ playoff ambitions, I wanted to see what this small sample size of fans had to say, about how they viewed this past Canucks season. This article features 22 thoughts from 22 different fans, on the 2021-22 season. I gave very few … Read More

Bruce Boudreau’s Future With the Canucks

Trent LeithCoachesLeave a Comment

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

How Will the Canucks Adapt to the Rest of Their Brutal January Schedule?

Brayden FenglerGeneralLeave a Comment

The Canucks suffered their biggest loss in the Bruce Boudreau era this week, on January 11th in the 5-2 defeat to the Florida Panthers. Although all but the painfully optimistic knew that the Canucks couldn’t go the rest of the season without some humbling games, this loss still came as a shock in some ways. The Florida game was by far the biggest sign of “regression” by Bruce’s version of … Read More

Jim Rutherford to Be President and Interim GM of Canucks

Brayden FenglerManagement2 Comments

Ruth there it is!… yeah, doesn’t have the same ring. The long and exhaustive search for a new Canucks General Manager and President is over, for now. Stan Smyl’s interim role as Canucks GM looks to be shorter than expected as ownership has a deal to hire Jim Rutherford in a new Interim role. Things seemed to come together quickly this morning on this deal, and even as the Canucks … 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