Bruce Boudreau and the Canucks Future

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The arrival of Bruce Boudreau, while not an isolated event, was a catalyst for the team. The turnaround was shocking, inspiring, and immediate. So why is there talk of his not returning? How Can Bruce Boudreau be “Too Successful”? Travis Green and the Canucks came home to a very tense city. Yes, the team had […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Captain Bo Horvat Out With Lower Body Injury

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Vancouver Canucks captain Bo Horvat is ruled out with a lower-body injury and will be re-evaluated in two weeks. Bo Horvat suffered a lower body injury last night. He will be re-evaluated in two weeks. Nils Höglander underwent successful surgery to repair a core muscle/groin injury. There is no timeline for his return. — Canucks […] READ MORE



Vancouver Canucks 2021-22 Trade Pieces

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Are you a Vancouver Canucks fan who is determined that the team will make the playoffs this year? You don’t want to hear us describe ANY Vancouver Canucks 2021-22 trade pieces? Okay, well maybe sit this one out. Love the optimism, buddy! (They gone? Right. Now, let’s talk possible Vancouver Canucks 2021-22 trade deals, shall […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Christmas Wishes

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The Vancouver Canucks Christmas wish list – and that of their fans – has already been filled. A change in personnel, a revamped attitude, and a scoring streak. What else could they wish for? A lot, as it happens. A (Reasonable) Vancouver Canucks Christmas Wish List All right, keep it down! No, we’re not asking […] READ MORE


The Last Word on Hockey Show: Winnipeg Jets, Vancouver Canucks, NHL COVID

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With the NHL season underway, that means the Last Word on Hockey Show is back again on the MAD Radio Network.  Your host Jim Biringer from lastwordonhockey.com was back alongside Coach Jay and Carter Bentivenga of Inside the Rink as Marc Weiss was on assignment. The boys dive into the Winnipeg Jets and Paul Maurice’s resignation. In […] READ MORE


Player Development of Top-10 Picks, Part 9

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Player development seems to always result in more questions than answers. How likely is it for a top pick to pan out? What makes a player a “steal”? Last Word On Hockey will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves […] READ MORE



Vancouver Canucks Season Delayed Further

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The NHL announced that the Vancouver Canucks season delayed a bit further than originally planned today. Canucks Season Delayed Oilers/Canucks — originally scheduled for tomorrow night — will be postponed. Not sure yet about Maple Leafs/Canucks on Saturday. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) April 15, 2021 It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Yes, there were […] READ MORE


Digging Into the Tanner Pearson Deal

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The Vancouver Canucks officially announced the signing of Tanner Pearson and Thatcher Demko today. Both being made together despite the time difference implies the team is done with their free-agent deals. Certainly, until the trade deadline is complete, anyway.  That is just as well, given the general reception to Pearson’s signing. Tanner Pearson Breakdown No, […] READ MORE