The All-Time Best Vancouver Canucks Free Agent Signing

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Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series. After the historic 2016 NHL Free Agency period, it’s a good time to look at the best free agent signing in the history of all 30 NHL franchises. Up next, the all-time best Vancouver Canucks  free agent signing.  Make sure to check out the previous articles in our 2016 […] READ MORE


Potential Trade Targets For The Vancouver Canucks

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Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning has made it clear that despite signing Loui Eriksson to a six-year deal worth $36 million, the Canucks are still searching for a scoring winger. “We’d like to add a proven scorer who brings some grit to take the pressure off Sven, so he can keep developing at his […] READ MORE


Who The Vancouver Canucks May Lose in the Expansion Draft

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Ahead of the 2017-18 NHL season, the Las Vegas expansion draft will redistribute the talent wealth of the NHL as the league welcomes the 31st franchise into the fold. The upcoming event has been a major factor in many moves this offseason. One example being James Reimer‘s four-year deal with the Florida Panthers, carrying with it […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning Sets the Stage For Next Summer

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Even the most optimistic Vancouver Canucks fan knows that next season is going to be a painful one, however Canucks General Manager Jim Benning did his best on the opening day of free agency to mitigate that pain for the coming year and beyond by signing versatile 30-year-old Swedish forward Loui Eriksson to a six-year, $36 million […] READ MORE




What Is Jim Benning’s Draft Plan?

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The saving grace to a Vancouver Canucks season which elicited the most frustration since the days of Mike Keenan and Mark Messier, from the fans to management and even the players themselves (how many times have we seen the Sedins dress down their own teammates?), was the potential for a high pick in the 2016 […] READ MORE


Trevor Linden and How to Tarnish a Legacy

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Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning has received more than his fair share of slings and arrows since taking over the position back in the summer of 2014. The Canucks had just completed one of the most disastrous and lamentable seasons in franchise history, and it had become obvious that the team which came within one win of […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Draft Lottery Preview

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In their 46 year history the Vancouver Canucks have flirted with the first overall pick, yet never had the distinction (or luck) of being the first club to step up to the microphone at the NHL Draft. In 1970, the Canucks infamously thought the franchise’s first ever pick would be 1st overall, however a spin of […] READ MORE