Vancouver Canucks

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  • Goals For
    178 GF
  • Goals Against
    241 GA
  • Power Play %
    14.1 PP%
  • Penalty Kill %
    76.7 PK%
  • Penalty Mins
    648 PIM
  • The Morning Skate, Aug. 15: The excitement of the first time
    The Province

    The Morning Skate, Aug. 15: The excitement of the first time

    There’s something special about the first time you buy tickets to a sports game. Where will I sit? What’s the arena like? What are the smells, the sounds going to be like? The first Canucks game for me was in the 1989-90 season. I was eight. I went with my dad. I had no idea what to expect. It was the Pacific Coliseum, which was then just over 20 years old. Those guys we saw after the game, signing autographs, those guys were out on the ice there? *That’s* what Vlad Krutov looks like? Same thing goes for the Nat, which I visited for the first time in summer 1989. It seemed so impressive. You mean these guys are almost major leaguers? This stadium must be too. This Lance Johnson guy, he’s really

  • The Morning Skate, Aug. 16: It’s summer, so it’s time for a new Gino Odjick tribute song
    The Province

    The Morning Skate, Aug. 16: It’s summer, so it’s time for a new Gino Odjick tribute song

    How can you go wrong with Gino? Hat tip to Scott Brown for passing this one along: “Local folkie Geoff Berner has a new song dedicated to Gino Odjick.” See, aren’t you in a great mood and ready to take on Hump Day? Let’s get skating! The Home Team Other than Gino, I thought the day where I can’t find anything to note about the Canucks has arrived. Then I found out that Bo Horvat had been riding in the back of a truck. I get the kids were doing it…but you know, that number you wear? From Steve Ewen, last year: Michigan’s Joel Jenkins couldn’t help but become a Vancouver Canucks fan. Thatcher Demko, Vancouver’s netminder of the future, became fast friends with Jenkins’ son after they met at a goalie