Canucks Line-juggling Continues in Quest For Consistency

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While Vancouver Canucks Head Coach Willie Desjardins has received much praise since taking over behind the bench prior to the start of the 2014-15 campaign (he has a record of 51-30-7 since then), some of the decisions he’s made in constructing his forward lines so far this season have left many fans scratching their heads. Canucks Line-juggling […] READ MORE



Puck Drop Preview: 2015-16 Vancouver Canucks

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2015-16, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE



NHL’s 30 in 30: Vancouver Canucks

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For the month of June, Last Word On Sports will be covering each team in our 30 in 30 series. Once a day, we take a look at an NHL team’s past season, what their off-season looks like, and what they could hope to achieve before the start of their 2015-16 season. Everybody wants to […] READ MORE


The Future of the Canucks and the Sedins

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The Vancouver Canucks are obviously entering the off-season with many questions regarding the future of the club. The team’s first round playoff exit to the Calgary Flames exposed a number of flaws in their roster, and ones that will have to be fixed soon if they want to remain competitive during this “re-tooling.” So as […] READ MORE


Canucks Depth Disappears in Playoffs

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All season long, the Canucks had a pretty good thing going. Prior to the start of the season, coach Willie Desjardins and the Canucks executives had said they wanted their club to be a four-line team. Desjardins took it to heart, rolling four lines all season long with aplomb. Matchups? Who cares. No Canucks forward played […] READ MORE


Series Preview: Canucks Versus Flames

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As the regular season has come to an end, Last Word On Sports analyzes every playoff series heading into this week’s action. In the first installment, we take a look at the matchups in five categories: Offense, defense, goaltending, coaching and special teams. We also run down the players to look out for and give […] READ MORE