Category: Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver Canucks: Real test lies ahead in 4-game swing through Cali/Arizona

Canucks Kesler and Ducks Getzlaf line up for face off. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

The impressive reputation earned by the Vancouver Canucks (7-2-1) over their last 10 games is about to be put to the ultimate test. They are travelling through the NHL’s version of Death Valley, where few teams survive. Over the next…

Canucks will retire Pavel Bure’s #10 tomorrow night against the Maple Leafs

Pavel bure with the Vancouver Canucks. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Finally. If you didn’t enjoy watching Pavel Bure play hockey you probably just didn’t like hockey. The former Canucks sniper suffers from a lack of longevity which can sometimes hurt a player’s legacy. However, Bure’s was not hurt badly, made…

Are the Canucks a Cup contender again?

Canucks Ryan Kesler and Blackhawks Jonathan Toews battle. Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

Defining what constitutes Cup contender status isn’t exactly a pure science or mathematical formula. Only two years ago, it was clear the Vancouver Canucks were a serious threat to win the Stanley Cup. A couple of disappointing playoffs later and…

Hockey Morning in Canada: Canucks play Penguins at 10 AM Pacific Time

Roberto Luongo, Vancouver Canucks.

It is extremely rare for an NHL team to play as early as the Vancouver Canucks will today in Pittsburgh against the Penguins. The Pacific time zoned club will have puck for breakfast as their 1:00 EDT game happens to…

Vanity Fair names 10 best dressed NHL players

Hockey is a rough and rugged game played by modern day gladiators who display incredible skill and intense aggression……and……..style? Vanity Fair, not known for hockey related featured content, published a list of the ten best dressed players in the NHL…

10 Memorable Moments From The NHL’s First 12 Days

Alex Steen, St. Louis Blues

The first twelve days of the 2013-14 NHL season have been exciting, controversial, and filled with a whole lot of Patrick Roy. Here is a look at the ten best moments: 10. Grabovski hat trick almost spoils Blackhawks’ banner raiser…