The Vancouver Canucks Player Loans

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Vancouver Canucks Player Loans to Winnipeg In difficult times, many people look to the past for comfort. For the Vancouver Canucks, that includes their former AHL city, Winnipeg. Three players, Tyler Graovac, Ashton Sautner, and Arturs Silovs, are moving in with the Winnipeg Jets for the season. The Canucks player loans leave them available more […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Vancouver Canucks

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word on Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the […] READ MORE


2020-21 NHL Season Three Biggest Questions

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This could be an endless list, after the… well, everything. The 2020-21 NHL season is going to be utterly unique in the league’s 103-year history. For the sake of this article, we’re limiting ourselves to three questions: one about players, one about the teams, and one about the league. Biggest Questions for the 2020-21 NHL […] READ MORE


Unlikely Vegas Golden Knights Playoff Heroes

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Post-season heroes come in all forms from the star player to the unknown fourth-liner. We all know the exploits of the great playoff performers. However, we hardly hear about the unlikely playoff heroes. These unlikely post-season stars can contribute in many ways. Contributions could be for an entire playoff run, a series, a game or […] READ MORE


Unlikely Vancouver Canucks Playoff Heroes

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Post-season heroes come in all forms from the star player to the unknown fourth-liner. We all know the exploits of the great playoff performers. However, we hardly hear about the unlikely playoff heroes. These unlikely post-season stars can contribute in many ways. Contributions could be for an entire playoff run, a series, a game, or […] READ MORE


The Most Valuable Vancouver Canuck

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A bad team always looks to the future, but the Vancouver Canucks MVP over the last two seasons has gone. Without their Jacob Markstrom backbone, who is now the most valuable Vancouver Canuck? The Most Valuable Vancouver Canuck There are a few different ways to look at who drives a team and what value they […] READ MORE


An NHL Christmas for 2020-21

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An NHL Christmas for 2020-21 (To the tune of Rudolph the Reindeer) We’ve had troubles and bubbles and four million in spending, There was Copp out and opt-outs and prospect lending. Did you wonder when We’d ever have hockey again? They got it together! NHL and PA! We can’t go see it Live, but that’s […] READ MORE


Sven Baertschi and the Vancouver Canucks’ Problem

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New off-season, new troublesome contract for the Vancouver Canucks. This year, it belongs to Sven Baertschi – or would be, if it were actually a problem. Sven Baertschi is Back The league’s toughest job is schedule-maker; second-toughest is whoever has to find a completely happy Canucks fan. For the last few years, the easy target […] READ MORE


Unlikely Minnesota Wild Playoff Heroes

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Post-season heroes come in all forms, from the star player to the unknown fourth-liner. We all know the exploits of the great playoff performers. However, we hardly hear about the unlikely playoff heroes. These unlikely post-season stars can contribute in many ways. Contributions could be for an entire playoff run, a series, a game, or […] READ MORE


The Last Stand of Alexander Edler

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For more than two decades the Vancouver Canucks have had an absolute rock patrolling their blue line. They entered this century with Mattias Ohlund, the 6′-4″ 230 pound Swede playing over 25 minutes a night. A decade later, it was Alexander Edler, the 6′-3″ 215 pound Swede playing over 24 minutes a night. That streak […] READ MORE