Vancouver Canucks Will Hire the Sedin Twins

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So we know Jim Benning is staying on as GM of the Vancouver Canucks. Deep breath, Canucks fans. The question of how to improve the team’s heavily damaged reputation comes to the fore. The answer is, apparently, the players who brought the team to the brink of ultimate success such a short time ago. But […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Jim Benning Tenure – Year One

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Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning is feeling as much pressure now as he ever has. With the team foundering on the reef of high expectations and condensed scheduling, fan confidence is nearing the bottom. Owner Francesco Aquilini had expressed confidence in Benning just three weeks prior, but that’s what owners do, isn’t it? Benning is […] 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



Vancouver Canucks Best Ever Canadian

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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 here for the Vancouver Canucks. Well, “international” after we talk about the Canucks best ever Canadian to play for them, that is. Quaint as […] 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


Vancouver Canucks Draft History Comparison: 1980s

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After entering the league in 1970, the Vancouver Canucks draft history was entering its second decade in the 1980s. The team had started making the playoffs regularly, seven times throughout the decade. That wasn’t much to brag about, though, as only five of 21 teams in the league didn’t accomplish this feat. But any success […] READ MORE


Trevor Linden Steps Down As President Of Vancouver Canucks

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The Vancouver Canucks and President Trevor Linden have amicably agreed to part ways. “Linden is pursuing different endeavors” according to Patrick Johnston of The Providence. Jim Benning will take over as President of Hockey Operations. #Canucks and Trevor Linden amicably agree to part ways. https://t.co/B3cgDIO1mT — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) July 25, 2018 Trevor Linden Out […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks give Jim Benning a Three-Year Extension

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The Vancouver Canucks held a press conference today where they announced a three-year contract extension for general manager Jim Benning. Benning was originally named the Canucks general manager in May of 2014. #Canucks announce contract extension for GM Jim Benning. Stream the press conference LIVE on Canucks Facebook at 12pm PT.https://t.co/LUlQDHs7vf — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) February […] READ MORE