CANUCKS HOCKEY BLOG Blog
The Canucks struck together a pair of road wins heading into their bye week – is it a good omen or a blip on the radar of what’s been a grueling start to 2018? As the club gets key personnel back from injuries, what’s at stake for the remainder of the regular season?
There’s no doubt about it: 2017 was Brock Boeser’s year. With little doubt, 2018 is also going to be the year of Brock. Where does Boeser rank among the all-time greatest Canuck rookies? And further down the road, is Elias Pettersson’s performance at the WJC a sign of his future NHL dominance for the Canucks?
Forget the elf on the shelf, how about the entire Canucks top line? With Horvat, Baertschi, and now possibly Brock on the IR, Matt, Anna and Adam discuss the possible ramifications that befall a team with as many injuries as the Canucks and what happens going forward.
The Canucks returned home from their lengthy road trip coping with the news Derek Dorsett’s career may be over, winning a key contest against the Leafs. The crew discusses the fallout from the week that was and also ask: are the Sedins locked in as Hockey Hall of Famers?
Almost a quarter of the way into the season, the Canucks are hovering at .500 and it’s almost time to buy into what the team is selling or see if this team is more pretender than contender. Matt and Anna discuss the team’s performance 20 games in, the beauty of the top line, and re-calibrate Sedin expectations.