Best First Round Vancouver Canucks Draft Picks, Part Four

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Previous explorations of the Vancouver Canucks draft history have shown what can be charitably described as a mixed bag. A few great picks – especially in recent years – and some that, well, didn’t work out. There were a couple curious discoveries, like the Canucks drafting 10th more frequently than any other position. Here are […] READ MORE




Ryan Kesler Gets Six-Year Extension

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The former Vancouver Canuck can call California home for the next few years. Kesler’s new deal is huge. Six years, $41.25 million. ($6.875M AAV). — Eric Stephens (@icemancometh) July 15, 2015 One word: wow. Ryan Kesler was acquired in the Nick Bonino deal last offseason that saw the Ducks load up down the middle with […] READ MORE


NHL’s 30 in 30: Anaheim Ducks

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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


Fantasy Hockey Awards

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In light of the NHL handing out their awards this week, I thought it was only right that the Fantasy Hockey Awards be handed out as well. READ MORE




Canucks All-Star Lineup of the 2010’s

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While the Vancouver Canucks have had no shortage of team successes in the 2010’s (last season not withstanding), they’ve also had several outstanding individual performances that have stood out among their peers. Here is the Canucks all-star lineup, made up of individual performances from the 2009-10 campaign, through the first half of the 2014-15 season. […] READ MORE


Canucks Ryan Miller's New Beginning Out West

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When the Buffalo Sabres traded goaltender Ryan Miller, it was clear that he could not put in the effort to finish his career with the Sabres. On February 28, 2014 he got his wish and was traded to the Blues, like so many had expected. This was a pivotal move for St. Louis, who were […] READ MORE