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WWYDW: Which Vancouver Canucks are the “real” Canucks?

Welcome back to WWYDW, the only hockey column on the internet to never surrender a goal to Tyler Toffoli. Speaking of old demons coming back to haunt us, the Vancouver Canucks have been pulling a real Jekyll-and-Hyde routine over the first dozen or so games of the 2021 season. Sometimes, their play is downright poetic,…

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CanucksArmy post game: Canucks get spanked, drop 5-3 decision to Habs

The Warmup Let’s start with the bad news. On Monday night, the Vancouver Canucks dropped a 6-2 decision to Tyler Toffoli and the Montreal Canadiens that, somehow, was significantly worse than the scoreboard would indicate. It was, as they say in French Canada, un stinker. In doing so, they dropped below .500, and right after…

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Bo Horvat hasn’t just been the Canucks’ best player for the past calendar year, he’s also been (one of) the NHL’s best goal-scorer(s)

A few weeks into the 2021 season, much ado was made about Elias Pettersson’s slow start. And while that’s surely a topic that was worth discussing, such worries about the Vancouver Canucks’ top center has taken away some of the spotlight that should be rightfully shone on the Canucks’ other #1C. Oh yeah, it’s time…

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WDYTT: Which forward should the Vancouver Canucks be healthy scratching?

Welcome back to WDYTT, the only hockey column in the internet that believed in Brandon Sutter’s hattricking abilities. The Canucks have accrued some important depth over the last couple of offseasons. They might not be considered “deep” quite yet, but they’re definitely deeper, and that has led, as it always does, to some controversial lineup…

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WDYTT: How to fix the Canucks’ dismal special teams

Welcome back to WDYTT, the only hockey column on the internet that is never shorthanded… when it comes to fantastic responses from our wonderful readers, that is! “Fantastic” and “wonderful,” however, are not two words that can be thrown around right now in relation to the Vancouver Canucks’ on-ice performance, and certainly not when it…

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Who is going to kill penalties for the Vancouver Canucks this season?

When the Vancouver Canucks open up the all-new, all-different 2021 NHL season, they’ll do so having undergone a bevy of changes across the roster. The top-six is updated, the bottom-six is reconfigured, the crease has been shaken up, and the blueline is nigh unrecognizable. Another aspect of the lineup that has also experienced a serious…