NHL Rumours: Buffalo Sabres and Vancouver Canucks

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Hello and welcome to a Sunday edition of NHL rumours! The first round of the playoffs is moving along and teams are preparing for what comes next. Last Word on Hockey will bring you the best news and analysis, so check in with us often. Today’s NHL rumours feature the Buffalo Sabres and two about the […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Schedule Revised

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…Or “What to Expect When You’re Expecting*” Managing the Vancouver Canucks Schedule After J.T. Miller‘s outburst brought some sanity to the Vancouver Canucks scheduled return, the question remained about fitting their remaining games into the new schedule. As we talked about last time, there is a hard deadline for the NHL coming. The Stanley Cup […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Jim Benning Tenure – Year Six

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Okay, so the Vancouver Canucks didn’t reach the playoffs, even with their expensive veteran signings. The injury bug bit again, especially on their defence. It’s something of a recurring theme of the Jim Benning tenure, which can be an excuse (see also: Year Five). It’s also damning evidence that the team is too shallow to […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks and Jake Virtanen Soap Opera Continues

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It’s a day they were hoping wouldn’t come. At the exact same time, another they were hoping this day would hurry up and get here. Bottom line? Jake Virtanen and his time with the Vancouver Canucks is over in every way, but officially. Canucks are Done with Jake Virtanen Removed from the lineup against the […] READ MORE



St. Louis Blues Defence Was Biggest Problem in Playoffs

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While the St. Louis Blues‘ goaltending certainly was an issue in the playoffs, it was not the biggest issue. The biggest issue by far was how easy it seemed it was for the Vancouver Canucks top scorers like Elias Peterson, Bo Horvat and J.T. Miller to make the St Louis Blues defence look like it belonged in the […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Play-In Questions

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While the NHL and NHLPA close in on finalizing agreement(s), it frees up various fan bases to worry for themselves. On the plus side, they can finally – if briefly – ignore salary cap issues, and free agents, and the expansion draft. Their worries can be all about the games instead, and there’s plenty there […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks 2019-20 Comic Captions

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Have you ever looked at a sports photo and thought of a funny caption? We have, and here’s a collection of some. If you enjoy this one, leave us a comment afterward. We will do a series called NHL Comic Captions by team collecting some photos with humorous captions to entertain you during this suspension […] READ MORE


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 American

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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. Well, kind of international, since Americans in the NHL have long been considered Honorary Canadians anyhow. So let’s look at […] READ MORE