Vancouver Canucks Depth Will Be Tested This Season

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It’s a happy surprise for fans when the Vancouver Canucks depth can find more than scrapings at the bottom of their player barrel. It can be argued that there is only one forward spot left to fight for in 2021-22. But this time, it won’t be because “it’s too expensive to send Player X down” […] READ MORE


Seattle Kraken Mock Draft: Pacific Division

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With the expansion draft protection lists submitted, the players on the block for the Seattle Kraken have been decided. Now in the lead-up to their inaugural draft, the Last Word on Hockey team are proposing their ideal selection from each team. As part of this exercise, salary cap and roster make-up have been incorporated into […] READ MORE


The Vancouver Canucks Player Loans

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Vancouver Canucks Player Loans to Winnipeg In difficult times, many people look to the past for comfort. For the Vancouver Canucks, that includes their former AHL city, Winnipeg. Three players, Tyler Graovac, Ashton Sautner, and Arturs Silovs, are moving in with the Winnipeg Jets for the season. The Canucks player loans leave them available more […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Roster Issues with New Taxi Squad Rule

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There’s a lot we don’t know yet about the upcoming NHL season, including when it will start. But some things are going to be a given, like the Canadian teams carrying larger rosters than normal. Whether those players include a separate, isolated group is a question we’re going to look at now. Specifically: what difficulties […] READ MORE


The Vancouver Canucks Affiliate Should Stay in Utica

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In a year of upheaval, could the Vancouver Canucks affiliate be moved? Sure, the option is there. But they shouldn’t. Vancouver Canucks Affiliate Should Stay Put With the season inching closer to an actual opening – don’t look behind the curtain – there are details to discuss. Even with an all-Canadian division, the border is […] READ MORE


Zack MacEwen Re-signed by Vancouver Canucks

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The Vancouver Canucks signed one of their young free agents today. Zack MacEwen has signed on for another two years at $825,000 per year. Zack MacEwen Signs for Two Years Not the biggest name for the Canucks, MacEwen brings much-needed size and youth to the team’s fourth line. The 6′-3″ centre originally signed with Vancouver […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Michael Ferland Unfit To Play

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Vancouver Canucks announced that left-winger Micheal Ferland was unfit to play and is out for the rest of their play-in series against the Minnesota Wild. TSN’s Darren Dreger reports that Ferland is dealing with concussion issues. Ferland played in Game 2 of the series but only took four shifts. #Canucks confirm that Micheal Ferland is […] READ MORE


Breaking Down the Vancouver Canucks Bubble Team

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The Vancouver Canucks Bubble Team has been announced, and there’s good news: we came close! Would have gone six-for-six, too, if it wasn’t for those meddling kids. Okay, Sven Baertschi was completely justified in his decision not to go with the club to Edmonton. But the rest were bang-on – plus a few extras. Most […] READ MORE


How Zack MacEwen’s Camp Impacts Jake Virtanen and the Vancouver Canucks

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“Tuna just because you [expletive] up doesn’t mean you get to hit someone from behind, get the [expletive] going!” The captain’s words sent reverberations throughout Rogers Arena and the province, and Jake Virtanen, who enjoyed a breakout 2019-20 season with 36 points in 69 games, found himself at the center of speculation yet again. Zack […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Homestand Begins

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The upcoming Vancouver Canucks homestand is their longest of the season – and they need it. We said earlier that Vancouver should be happy to return from the ridiculous five-games-and-7500-kilometres-in-eight-days road trip with a 2-3 record. As it happens they finished 2-2-1, but the weak ending left the team with a bitter taste. Vancouver Canucks […] READ MORE