Voices of the Nation


Fatherhood is a blessing

I was 27 years old. I was in my second semester of the Radio & Television Arts Program at NAIT. It was a Friday evening and my good friend Jeff and I had gone to the Oilers preseason game, and then out on the town for some fun. We met up with our regular crew…


WWYDW: Sven Baertschi, Restricted Free Agent

The Sedins are retiring, meaning this is now Brock Boeser and Bo Horvat’s team. The baton has been passed from two franchise legends to two promising youngsters who have had excellent starts to their NHL careers. That much is known already, but there are some players sort of stuck in limbo right now. One of those…


Henrik and Daniel Sedin are retiring

Thankfully they didn’t make this announcement yesterday. After 17 seasons with the club, Henrik and Daniel Sedin have announced that they’ll be retiring this summer. It’s the end of an era in Vancouver.


McKenzie: Canucks set to hire Green as new head coach

According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie and barring set backs, the Vancouver Canucks are set to sign Travis Green as the team’s 19th head coach in franchise history. VAN close to finalizing contract with Travis Green to be new head coach. Assuming no last-minute hiccups, announcement in next day or two. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) April…


Canucks Army Postgame: The tank bounces back

When people openly cheer for a tank, it can get a little uncomfortable – especially if they start to berate players for giving high levels of effort in a lost season. That being said, I think we’re all in agreement: losing another game, well… it’s not exactly a travesty at this point, no? FINAL SCORE:…


Canucks Army Postgame: All in for Dahlin

makstrom is better when the canucks don't score — Jason Botchford (@botchford) March 18, 2018 Final Score: San Jose Sharks 5, Vancouver Canucks 3 THE RUNDOWN Coming into the game, the Vancouver Canucks quite literally had nowhere to go but up. According to Friend Of The Site Kevin Woodley (my boss over at InGoal Magazine),…


Canucks Army Postgame: Loui Loui

Happy Loui Eriksson resurgence day, everyone! The Vancouver Canucks came into their Sunday night matchup with the hint of a turnaround in the air. The team had dropped five straight after trouncing the Corey Crawford-less Chicago Blackhawks on December 28th, but showed they were back in business on Friday with a heady 5-2 victory over…


The Nation Notebook: Roster Cuts, St. Louis Injuries, and PTOs.

‎The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don’t quite deserve their own article.  The regular season is just a few days away. Some 2017 draftees, including Nico Hischier and Nolan Patrick, are on track to make their NHL rosters. Jaromir Jagr…