October 03 2009 01:28AM
No doubt you've noticed some changes around here. Yeah, this is has been sometime in the making. We had to enslave an entire wing of the local library to find the nerd-power necessary to get this far.
October 02 2009 08:27PM
Alain Vigneault forgot to remind his team that the game starts at the beginning of the first period, not the second period.
The Vancouver Canucks got off to a woeful start to their 2009-2010 campaign, as they lost 5-3 to the Calgary Flames last night. The second half of the game was a drastic and impressive improvement, but their start to the game was as bad as we've seen the Canucks play in several years.
October 02 2009 12:00PM
Here at the Army, we're all about making zany predictions based on very little evidence one way or the other. We're also into close-order drills and marching. It's the army after all.
October 01 2009 09:38AM
The wait is finally over! It's game day, and the Canucks open up their campaign tonight in Calgary against the Flames.
Last season, the Canucks were not considered one of the elite teams of the league last season. They were a very good team, but not an elite team. However many pundits, like TSN and Sportsnet, have the Canucks winning the division and going for a deep run in the playoffs, possibly even to the Cup final.
So what do the Canucks need to do to improve over last season to become a truly elite team in the NHL this season? Here are the five keys areas they need to improve.
September 30 2009 12:30PM
It's become a tradition: every year at CanucksArmy (and at our sister sites FlamesNation and OilersNation), our writers and commenters pick their stars — that one player who they will praise without end no matter what — and their goats — their yearly whipping-boy; he who can do no good for the season.