Vancouver Canucks vs Columbus Blue Jackets Post Game Recap

Preview: In the second half of a back-to-back at home, the Canucks saw the return of a few players: Pouliot, Baertschi, and Goldobin. Josh Leivo was out ill, and Schaller was a healthy scratch. Demko drew the start after Markstrom drew the short straw to start the game last night against Calgary. Columbus is fighting…


Vancouver Canucks vs Dallas Stars Post Game Recap

Preview: After a tough shootout loss to an ailing, borderline-AHL team in New Jersey Friday night, despite a quality start from Jacob Markstrom, the Canucks look to rebound against a Dallas squad that finds themselves sitting in a wildcard spot just trying to hold on. For what it’s worth I’m still drooling over that absurd…


Vancouver Canucks vs New York Islanders Post Game Recap

The Canucks opened tonight’s game against the Islanders having dropped their last two games and four of their last five as they try and hang in the playoff picture via the wild card. Given that these losses have come against division rivals they find themselves on the outside, looking up at Arizona not to mention…


Vancouver Canucks vs Calgary Flames Post Game Recap: Re-Mark-Able Flameout

The Canucks came into their Saturday night show down looking to regain their footing after losing in overtime to a streaking Blackhawks squad. They looked to regain a place in the playoffs as they squared off for the fourth time this season with the West-leading Calgary Flames. The Flames started arguably the best goalie in…


Vancouver Canucks vs Philadelphia Flyers Post Game Recap

Preview: The Canucks entered this one coming off a big win at Colorado. They outscored the Avalanche 5-1 Saturday in a game that was a bit closer than the scoreboard would suggest. They faced off against Carter Hart and the Flyers who come into this afternoon’s game having won a remarkable seven straight. Ask any Philly…


Vancouver Canucks vs Detroit Red Wings Post Game Recap: Vaulting Vanek

The Canucks came into their Sunday matinée looking to extend their four game point streak against the Austrian ageless wonder, Thomas Vanek, and the Detroit Red Wings. After picking up only six points on the six game road trip preceding their extend stay at Rogers Arena, Vancouver has earned six points in their last four…


Vancouver Canucks vs Buffalo Sabres Post Game Recap: The Vitriol-free Version

The Vancouver Canucks came into this game reeling a bit after giving up a shootout loss to Edmonton, in Edmonton. They entered tonight’s game with only two wins in January. Markstrom played well in Edmonton, but was out-dueled by the KHL import Mikko Koskinen, who has been better than most anticipated for Alberta’s probably-not-a-playoff team….


Vancouver Canucks vs Florida Panthers Post Game Recap: Loui Lu-y

That’s right, a Vancouver legend, Jared McCann, returns for his third time to Rogers Arena since that fateful trade. Josh Leivo returned from the IR for the Sunday afternoon tilt, sliding in on the fourth line with Goldobin on the LW and Granlund at C. Oh and, as you read in our pregame thread, the all-time…


Vancouver Canucks vs Toronto Maple Leafs Post Game Recap

After Montreal skated circles around a flat Vancouver squad Thursday afternoon, the Canucks took on arguably the second-best team in the league on Hockey Night in Canada in hopes of redeeming themselves. The puck dropped at Scotiabank Arena at 4:15 pm PST as Auston Matthews and John Tavares looked for a bit of redemption themselves…