Vancouver Canucks Jim Benning Tenure – Year Four

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Well, that didn’t work. What didn’t work? Pretty much EVERYTHING tried in year three of the Vancouver Canucks‘ Jim Benning tenure. The Canucks had their worst offensive year in team history, managing just 182 goals and finishing the season with 69 points. Coach Desjardins was fired the day after the season ended. It was the […] READ MORE




Tyler Motte is Returning to the Vancouver Canucks

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At the beginning of free agency, the Vancouver Canucks extended free agent forward Tyler Motte to a one-way, two-year contract worth $2,450,000 million, or $1,225,000 million per season. This contract carries him through the 2021-22 season. Tyler Motte has agreed to a 2 year contract with Vancouver. — Rich Evans (@Hockeyagent) October 9, 2020 Tyler […] READ MORE



Vegas Golden Knights Ryan Reaves Suspended 1 Game

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The NHL Player Safety has suspended Vegas Golden Knights forward Ryan Reaves for one game for a check to the head of the Vancouver Canucks‘ Tyler Motte. Reaves will now miss Game 1 of the Western Conference Final against the Dallas Stars Sunday. Vegas’ Ryan Reaves has been suspended for one playoff game for an Illegal […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Free Agent Forwards

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While we’re all here and frustrated about the lack of hockey, that won’t stop us from unseemly speculation! We’re breaking this into two parts, first with the Canucks’ free-agent forwards, then their defence. It’s difficult not to deal with each part of this off-season holistically, given how intertwined the issues are. But that would be […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Place Tyler Motte on IR

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The Vancouver Canucks have announced that forward Tyler Motte has been moved to the injured reserved list with an upper-body injury. #Canucks have placed Tyler Motte on IR and recalled forwards Zack MacEwen and Justin Bailey from the @UticaComets. pic.twitter.com/3d09gKI3BC — Vancouver #Canucks (@Canucks) January 30, 2020 Tyler Motte Injured Tyler Motte was injured when […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Season is Weird so Far

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“When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.” –Hunter S. Thompson For the Vancouver Canucks, “weird” is usually an epithet for unlucky bounces, identical twins, or the occasional goaltender. As the NHL comes back from the season’s break, it’s worth looking at some of the Vancouver Canucks season weird numbers, events, or just coincidences […] READ MORE


What the 2019-20 Vancouver Canucks Are Missing

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The 2019-20 Vancouver Canucks are missing… something. Lessons should be learned from the past, right? Instead, they’re repeating last year: a surprisingly strong October, then a back-to-Earth November. Improved skill and depth has prevented a total crash, but it’s been closer than fans – or the players – want. Dancing On The Edge On the […] READ MORE