Jake Sanderson of The Ottawa Senators Start to 2022-23

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The season is still very young and yet Jake Sanderson has come through in spades. The Senators have had a solid start to the season, now coming off back-to-back home-ice wins, and Sanderson has been getting plenty of opportunities. Things are looking up both individually for Sanderson, and from the team right now. Let’s take […] READ MORE




The 2022 Vancouver Canucks Deadline Deals

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General Manager Patrik Allvin’s first trade deadline has come and gone. Now it’s time to examine how successful the Vancouver Canucks deadline deals were. Canucks Deadline(-ish) Deals The weekend started with a resounding thud for Vancouver. A seven-game homestand was coming to an end, and the team was on a very mediocre 2-2-1 run. The […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Trade Travis Hamonic to Ottawa Senators

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The Vancouver Canucks have traded defenceman Travis Hamonic to the Ottawa Senators. In return, the Canucks get a 2022 third-round pick. This pick actually happens to be their own. It was originally moved to the Vegas Golden Knights for Nate Schmidt. However, Vegas flipped it with Nick Holden for Evgenii Dadonov. This Vancouver Canucks trade […] READ MORE


Quarter-Mark Thanks: The 2021-22 Canucks Defence So Far

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This season has not gone exactly as planned for the Vancouver Canucks – but it may be going as expected. A quarter-season in, the 2021-22 Canucks defence is leading the team in breakdowns instead of breakouts. No In Between For Vancouver The trade that brought Oliver Ekman-Larsson to Vancouver was a reverse-blockbuster. Instead of swapping […] READ MORE



Travis Hamonic Takes Leave of Absence

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Any conversation about Travis Hamonic is juggling grenades at this point, but news is news. Hamonic and the Vancouver Canucks have mutually agreed that he will take a leave of absence as of October 18th. Statement from General Manager Jim Benning: pic.twitter.com/5PuNfkZ2gK — Canucks PR (@CanucksPR) October 18, 2021 Working Without Travis Hamonic Hamonic was […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Montreal Canadiens and Vancouver Canucks

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Welcome back to another edition of NHL Rumours from the crew at Last Word on Hockey. Preseason is underway and teams are looking to finalize their roster before the start of the NHL season. With that, rumours are starting to swirl around the league. In today’s NHL rumour segment, we focus on rumours surrounding the […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Drama Factory Continues

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The end of the Vancouver Canucks training camp doesn’t mean the end of the Vancovuer Canucks drama. The dock backlog has limited exports, so all the drama is staying right in the lower mainland. But that doesn’t mean all the news is bad. Just, you know: DRAMATIC! Nothing Comes Easy at the Vancouver Canucks Drama […] READ MORE