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3 major bright spots for the Vancouver Canucks so far this season

It’s not particularly fun to be someone who’s invested in the Canucks right now. The team has been a train wreck on the ice, but like most things in life, it’s still possible to find bright spots in an otherwise toxic situation. With the quarter mark of the season fast approaching, there have been a…

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Analyzing the Canucks’ salary cap situation for the next two offseasons

After signing Elias Pettersson to a three-year, $22.05 million extension last month ($7.35 million AAV), general manager Jim Benning has essentially locked the Vancouver Canucks into a competitive window that spans the same amount of time. But even with Pettersson and Quinn Hughes on relatively team-friendly deals, the club still has a number of crucial…

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Three storylines to monitor that can impact the Canucks this season and beyond

The 2021-22 NHL season is just a week away, which marks the start of a new era for the Canucks. The club underwent major overhauls, and following Elias Pettersson’s new bridge deal, now has a definitive three-year window to compete. However, many questions still surround this roster, and there are three storylines in particular that…

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Why the Canucks should make changes to their playstyle this season

Dump and chase. Three words that Canucks fans are all too familiar with and might have come to despise over the past few years. It’s the system that the club has mostly used in the Travis Green era, to varying levels of success. This forecheck-heavy style might’ve been well-suited to an older group, but that…