Canucks Should Not Trade for Lucic

report this ad When the Edmonton Oilers signed Milan Lucic on July 1, 2016, Oilers fans cheered. Lucic’s seven-year contract seemed like a good deal. During the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons, he scored more than 25 goals and 60 points each season, and between 2010-11 and 2016-17, not counting the strike-shortened 2012-13 NHL season, he […]

NHL Rumors: Kunitz, Edler, Boeser, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates on Chris Kunitz in Chicago and whether or not he’ll keep playing while the Vancouver Canucks need to make a couple of important decisions on two fairly key players. Kunitz Calling it Quits? Chicago Blackhawks winger Chris Kunitz has yet to decide whether or not he wants […]

Canucks’ Rumors & News: Pearson, Hughes, Schenn, Eriksson

The Vancouver Canucks came roaring back to win the team’s last home game of the season against the playoff-bound San Jose Sharks on Tuesday evening to even their season’s record at 35-35-10 with two games left. Such wins don’t help much as far as draft-day placement goes, but it does give the team momentum going […]

Flames Burn Canucks – Giordano Tallies 3

VANCOUVER — Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano put up a goal and two assists on Saturday night, helping his team to a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks. Garnet Hathaway and Andrew Mangiapane also scored for the Flames (47-21-7). Brock Boeser responded with a power-play goal for the Canucks (32-33-10). Calgary goalie Mike Smith turned away 27-of-28 […]

NHL Rumors: Canucks, Lightning, Maple Leafs, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates on the Vancouver Canucks, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Steve Yzerman, the Toronto organization and their coaches and Pete DeBoer and the Sharks. Loui Eriksson Gone After July 1? We reported the other day that after being a healthy scratch from the Canucks lineup, the team might […]

NHL Rumors: Red Wings, Canucks, Golden Knights, McDavid Buzz

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates on the Detroit Red Wings and their talks with head coach Jeff Blashill, there are rumblings out of Vancouver when it comes to Loui Eriksson and how they will approach free agency and the Golden Knights are already examining how they’ll make things work with William Karlsson […]

NHL Rumors: Brown, Simmonds, Canucks, Oilers, More

In today’s rumor rundown, there are rumors the Canucks might try to trade a pretty good forward for help on the blue line this summer, there are updates on what to do with Taylor Hall when he comes back from his knee surgery and the Oilers interest in Connor Brown out of Toronto, plus more. […]

Luc Bourdon Remembered

May 29, 2008 — a quiet, but tragic day in the small town of Lameque, New Brunswick. Vancouver Canucks defenceman Luc Bourdon lost his life in Lameque as a result of a terrible motorcycle accident. Winds gusted at around 50 km/h that day in Lameque, making keeping balance on two wheels all that more difficult […]

Canucks’ Hutton & Stecher Proving They Belong

On Thursday night against the Chicago Blackhawks, Vancouver Canucks defenceman Ben Hutton played a game-high 31:18 in a 4-3 overtime loss, which was nearly six minutes more than any other player on either team. It was also the eighth-highest ice-time of any skater so far this season. On Tuesday, Hutton logged 28:35 against the Washington […]

NHL News & Notes: Matthews, Edler & More

In today’s News & Notes, Auston Matthews has signed a new contract, Alex Edler was taken off the ice in a stretcher and Oscar Klefbom has been activated off of the injured reserve. Related: NHL News & Notes: Copley, Rask & More Matthews Signs Contract Extension Matthews has signed a five-year contract extension with the […]