Vancouver Canucks: Team of the Decade

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Last Word On Hockey brings our Team of the Decade series. We will dive into the best player at each position this decade for every organization. The biggest and best at each position, with the most memorable moments of the decade. Here is the Vancouver Canucks Team of the Decade lineup. Vancouver Canucks Decade Team […] READ MORE



Vancouver Canucks Best Ever Swede

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With the NHL joining the other sports leagues on hiatus, we thought it would be a great time to take a look at how an international presence has changed the game for the Vancouver Canucks. We’ve spent enough time on this side of the pond, so let’s take a look at the ocean-going set. It’s […] READ MORE


Daniel and Henrik Sedin Leave a Vancouver Canucks Legacy

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Class. Integrity. Humility. Sublime skill. These are just a few of the traits that defined Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin throughout their careers with the Vancouver Canucks. On Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, the Vancouver Canucks retired the Sedins’ jerseys and raised them to the rafters. Many of their former teammates were on hand, including Roberto […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Road Trip Redux and More

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Another ridiculous Vancouver Canucks road trip kicks off after a successful return to the regular schedule. A Special Year or Smoke and Mirrors? Hard at Home With a 3-1 win over the Western Division-leading St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, the Canucks are up to nine victories in a row at Rogers Arena. Those are numbers […] READ MORE


The History Backing the Future Vancouver Canucks Captain

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The 2019-20 Vancouver Canucks captain has yet to be named, with less than a week to go until the season. The position has been vacant since Henrik Sedin‘s retirement at the end of 2017-18, though four alternate captains were named. The presumptive nominee for years has been Bo Horvat. “Leadership” and “future captain” were regular […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Extend GM Jim Benning

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Why would the Vancouver Canucks extend GM Jim Benning? It isn’t a huge surprise; the timing is interesting, though. Entering the final year of his contract, this season was expected to be his Make or Break year; make the playoffs or get fired. His recent moves reinforce this opinion – you don’t trade away a first-round […] READ MORE


The Missing Rings: 2010-11 Vancouver Canucks

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The Missing Rings is a series looking at some of the best teams in NHL history to not win the Stanley Cup. Whether they lose in the first round or game seven of the finals, these great teams have been forgotten because they could not win the big one. For the next installment, the 2010-11 […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Draft History Comparison: 1990s

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The Vancouver Canucks draft history through the first decade of the new millennium was far from great. Plenty of talent was missed, picks were traded away, and one of their most successful draftees (R.J. Umberger) demanded a trade before he played a single game for the team. Vancouver also had their best years as a team […] READ MORE