Report: NHL looking at tampering complaint regarding Benning’s comments about Subban, Stamkos

The NHL is looking at a complain of tampering after what #canucks Jim Benning said yesterday regarding Steven Stamkos and PK Subban. — Renaud Lavoie (@renlavoietva) June 24, 2016 The NHL is reportedly looking into a complaint against Canucks general manager Jim Benning regarding comments he made on Thursday expressing his club’s general interest in Steven Stamkos and…

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Why the education of Sven Baertschi is a crucial story for the Canucks

Photo Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin/USA TODAY Sports When general manager Jim Benning addresses the media on Tuesday, the Vancouver Canucks are widely expected to back off from the ‘rebuild-on-the-fly’ posture that has characterized their actions over the past three years. When a team can’t credibly sell wins in their marketplace, they have to sell hope. They…

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Report: Canucks’ regional broadcast ratings down 27% this season

Empty seats at Rogers Arena, a soft resale market for tickets and plummeting local television ratings are a sign of the times for the Vancouver Canucks.  The regional broadcast ratings for Canucks games are down by 27 percent so far this season, according to a recent report from Yahoo!’s Chris Zelkovich. The Canucks aren’t the only Canadian team that has seen their…

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Should the Canucks claim Jarret Stoll off of waivers?

Photo Credit: Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports The New York Rangers placed two-time Stanley Cup winning faceoff ace Jarret Stoll on waiver Monday. Stoll’s very short Rangers tenure didn’t work out and head coach Alain Vigneault told the media on Monday that the club was hoping that Stoll might get an opportunity to play with another team. The Vancouver Canucks are still reeling as a result…

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Canucks Army Postgame: Mad House Online

Photo Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki/USA TODAY Sports Corey Crawford and the Chicago Blackhawks shutout the Vancouver Canucks in a 4-0 victory on Sunday night. The Canucks surrendered too many quality scoring chances, but actually played decently well overall and were particularly good in the second frame. They had an opportunity to eke out a point in this…