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Troy Stecher leaves game vs. Detroit

Late in the 2nd period vs. Detroit, Troy Stecher suffered a leg injury which caused him to head to the dressing room in visible discomfort. He wasn’t on the bench to start the third period, which signals that it could be a serious lower-body injury. Dan Murphy has reported that Stecher will not return. Stecher is…

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Plays of the Week: October 15th-21st, 2017

Derek Dorsett is the Canucks’ leading scorer after this past week. Make of it what you will, but scoring four goals in seven games is definitely impressive. The Canucks were 2-1-0 this week and now have a season record of 3-3-1. Miss an article? I’ve got you covered with our Plays of the Week! Weekly Features…

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Erik Gudbranson to Have Hearing with Department of Player Safety

Thursday night’s loss to the Boston Bruins wasn’t pretty. The Canucks’ defense was exposed numerous times, goaltending was not up to par, and then there was the Erik Gudbranson hit. The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced tonight that Gudbranson will be having a hearing with the league tomorrow. Vancouver’s Erik Gudbranson will have a…

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Plays of the Week: October 9th-14th, 2017

For the Canucks, this week was disappointing. The storylines are somewhat similar to last year’s in that the team is struggling to find wins, and the powerplay could use some major improvements. As of last night’s lost to Calgary, the Canucks have gone 2 for 23 on the man-advantage. Newell Brown was the architect of…

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Plays of the Week: October 1st-8th, 2017

Alas, the 2017-18 regular season has begun! After a long, extended off-season with some eye-catching news here and there, the fun is just beginning. The Canucks kicked off their season with a 3-2 win over Connor McDavid’s Edmonton Oilers – a game that was arguably in favour of the latter team. The difference between a…

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Bo Horvat Suffers Upper-Body Injury; Out for One Week

During Thursday’s game in China, Bo Horvat was on the opposite side of a hit from the Kings’ Drew Doughty. According to Sportsnet’s Dan Murphy, Horvat is expected to be out for roughly one week. Appears Horvat going to be out about a week. Upper body injury sustained on #canucks final PP Thursday. Hit from…

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Canucks Army Post-Game: NHL China Game #1

The first of the highly-anticipated NHL games in China took place early this morning. Attempting to grow the game of hockey and spark some interest in the Chinese market, the Canucks and Kings embraced the opportunity and put on a show. The Kings came out on top, defeating the Canucks 5-2. The Statistics Baertschi, Granlund:…

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Is Derek Dorsett’s Roster Spot Safe?

Flashback to October 2016. Derek Dorsett absorbs a hit from the Kings’ Brayden McNabb, which he described as the moment his injury “first came to light.” Derek Dorsett left in the 2nd period and is not with the team to start the 3rd. pic.twitter.com/XjTMO3YqgB — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) October 23, 2016 In December, the Vancouver…

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Plays of the Week: September 10th-September 16th

It’s been a long time waiting, but hockey is finally back! This is only thing I have to say: Brock Boeser can shoot the puck pretty darn fast. Miss an article? I’ve got you covered with our Plays of the Week! Weekly Features Monday Mailbag: September 11th (J.D. Burke) What Would You Do Wednesday (Jackson…