At this point, it’s incredibly difficult to imagine a whole bunch of fans filing into a stadium to watch a hockey game any time soon. Despite that, the NHL still wants to finish off the 2019-20 season and the playoffs.
Nikita Tryamkin’s three-year contract in the KHL is set to expire at the end of the month so it’s time to start talking about him making his triumphant return to Vancouver.
Do you miss hockey? I mean, obviously you do. Do you miss hockey enough to read Laurence Gilman’s powerful words about how devastating it was for the Canucks to lose the 2011 Stanley Cup?
Shortly after rumours of a 24-team, three-game series playoff surfaced, some of the league’s top players have countered with a timeline to salvage both the 2019-20 regular season and playoffs in a standard format.
For the first time since late December, the Canucks went to sleep on the outside of the playoffs looking in.
Bob McKenzie had a few interesting Canucks-related tidbits on TSN’s Insider Trading earlier this week, touching on Jakob Markstrom’s contract and the team’s potential interest in Wayne Simmonds. We also got an update on Micheal Ferland’s injury that could have an effect on the Canucks’ deadline strategy.
News and Notes: Reinforcements from Utica, trade deadline anticipation, the Seattle Kraken, and more
After winning their first game out of the All-Star break, the Canucks will have another day off before getting back in action on Saturday night when they visit the New York Islanders. Here are some off-day notes.
It’s only December and we might have already seen the biggest rental splash of the season.
With the Toronto Maple Leafs in town on Tuesday night, Josh Leivo will have a chance to prove his former club they were wrong for casting him away. It’s something he’s been doing all season with his new opportunity in Vancouver, but now he’ll get to do it in person.
The Canucks are in the third and final day of their rest stretch and will look to carry the momentum from their commanding win over the Ottawa Senators into their game against the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday afternoon. Here are some news and notes from the week.
Back in June, it was reported that the Canucks were interested in acquiring Tyson Barrie from the Colorado Avalanche. The package Vancouver offered, according to Avanalche beat writer Adrian Dater, was Jake Virtanen and a 2020 first-round pick.
News and Notes: Green on missing depth, Bo Horvat’s struggles, Quinn Hughes’ excellent rookie season, and Vasily Podkolzin’s development
The Canucks, mired with injuries to their depth players, are currently trudging through their worst stretch of the season, as they’ve lost five of their last six games. They’ll look to get back in the win column tonight against the Colorado Avalanche, another team dealing with a wealth of injuries.