Elias Pettersson Out of Thursday’s Vancouver Canucks Game 

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The Vancouver Canucks will be entering their fourth game against the Toronto Maple Leafs without Elias Pettersson. The reason why the 22-year-old is out is still unknown. Marc Michaelis makes his Canucks debut tonight, could be with Sutter and Gaudette. Pettersson out. — Rick Dhaliwal (@DhaliwalSports) March 5, 2021 Elias Pettersson Out of Thursday’s Game […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Future a Lot More Interesting

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Contract watchers notice something about how the Vancouver Canucks future stars – or potential stars – second deals go. The young guys, especially ones coming out of college, get some ice time right away. Deals are signed, a few games are played, and at the end of those deals, they lack arbitration rights. Brock Boeser, […] 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


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



NHL Rumours: Vancouver Canucks, Tampa Bay Lightning

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Welcome back to Last Word on Hockey’s NHL Rumours series. We’d like to take this moment to wish our American readers a happy, and more importantly, healthy, Thanksgiving. Today, we examine two potential contract extensions. They surround young players who both look to be important parts of their respective teams’ futures. However, the feasibility of […] READ MORE


Best First Round Vancouver Canucks Draft Picks 1-5

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As the NHL drags into the Dog Days of… November, we guess? And news from specific teams slows to a trickle – with the occasional very unwelcome break – what do we do?  Traditionally, it’s a chance for fans to look forward to the upcoming Vancouver Canucks draft prospect. And not just because they missed […] READ MORE



NHL Rumours: Vancouver Canucks, Dallas Stars, Carl Soderberg

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As we inch closer to the presumptive start of the 2020-21 NHL season, our NHL Rumours series is continuing in full force. With the majority of the offseason dealt with, many NHL teams are looking at their future. With some big names requiring new deals next offseason, negotiations on extensions are starting to heat up. […] READ MORE