While there will clearly need to be sign-offs from the medical staff, the Bruins aren't ruling out a return from David Backes for Thursday night's game vs. the Vancouver Canucks. Both Backes and Patrice Bergeron returned to Bruins practice with the rest of their teammates on Tuesday morning at Warrior Ice Arena, but it was only the 33-year-old Backes […]
Fresh off a romp through Western Canada, the Ottawa Senators are getting a huge momentum boost with the return of superstar defenseman Erik Karlsson. The Senators' captain will be back in the lineup Tuesday when the Vancouver Canucks visit a surging Ottawa team looking for its fourth win in a row. Karlsson missed the first […]
A video tribute appears unlikely, but goaltender Eddie Lack still has a chance to appear in a highlight reel Saturday night. Lack, a former fan favorite despite being primarily a backup, will return to Vancouver as his latest new team, the Calgary Flames (3-2-0), visit the Canucks (1-1-1) at Rogers Arena. The goaltender is with […]
Jake Virtanen and Brock Boeser are the Vancouver Canucks’ future, but fans might not see nearly as much of them as they’d like this season. Green has already acknowledged that in a tough division and conference and with a brutal travel schedule, Virtanen and Boeser may only play between 50-60 games. The rationale of limiting […]
After missing the playoffs a third time in four years, the Vancouver Canucks looked in the mirror last spring and finally came to terms with a reality that was clear for almost everyone else to see. Having bottomed out with a 29th-place finish that came on the heels of 28th-place showing, the Canucks really didn't […]
The Canucks have acquired defenseman Derrick Pouliot from the Pittsburgh Penguins for defenseman Andrey Pedan and a fourth-round selection in the 2018 draft. The Canucks hope the 23-year-old Pouliot will reach his potential under new coach Travis Green after he failed to catch on in Pittsburgh. The Penguins drafted the 6-foot, 208-pound Pouliot No. 8 […]
Will Jake Virtanen begin the year in the American Hockey League? Or has the 2014 sixth-overall pick done enough this preseason to crack the Canucks’ opening night roster? The 21-year-old forward has 65 games worth of NHL experience since he was selected, but with the number of forwards in camp this month, making the team […]
The Vancouver Canucks have an exciting young core, but they're struggling with an identity crisis that's holding them back from the complete rebuild they need.
Vancouver Canucks forward Markus Granlund scores rebound goal against the Los Angeles Kings.
Los Angeles Kings left wing Tanner Pearson scores on a short-handed goal late in the first period against the Vancouver Canucks.
Los Angeles Kings right wing Adrian Kempe scores the opening goal early in the first period against the Vancouver Canucks.
In the aftermath of the Vegas Golden Knights 9-4 victory over the Vancouver Canucks in their first-ever preseason game Sunday, it seemed hockey fans from all over had the same question. Just who is this Tyler Wong? The simple answer is that Wong is the player who scored Vegas' first-ever goal and recorded its first […]