History of the Vancouver Canucks

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  • Canucks first game

    Canucks first game
    The Canucks played their first game against the Los Angeles kings and Barry Wilkins scored the teams first goal ever.
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  • Canucks first win

    Canucks first win
    In this game the canucks beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 for their first win ever
  • First Canucks Jersey

    First Canucks Jersey
    The first canucks jersey was created in 1970. It featured letter v's on the sleeves and a hoockey stick center logo.
  • First time in Stanley cup finals

    First time in Stanley cup finals
    In the Stanley cup of 82' the Canucks Came close to winning. THey got to the finals but were deafeted by the New York islanders. The Canucks were the first team from Western Canada to play for the Stanley Cup in 56 years
  • canucks 1982–94: Decline and resurgence

    canucks 1982–94: Decline and resurgence
    After there stanley cup lose the cnaucks had an okay couple of years they won games and lost games but never made it to stanley cup finals. They were usually beat the the oilers or the kings.
  • canucks 94' stanley cup run

    canucks 94' stanley cup run
    Just like in 1982 the canucks made it back into the stanley cup finlas. Along he way they beat the maple leafs, the dalls stars and the calgary flames. The canucks were deafeted by the new york rangers in the 7 game with a score of 3-2. There were riots in downtown vancouver after the game
  • cancuks 94'95 season

    cancuks 94'95 season
    The canucks played average during hte season after their stanley cup loss. They had a.500 recod and they replaced many mangers and coaches during this time. THey lost to the balck hawks in early stanley cup play
  • canucks 1999/2000 season

    canucks 1999/2000 season
    During the 1999–00 season, expectations were low for the Canucks. However, they fought for a playoff spot during the entire season, only being officially eliminated in the second to last game. Several players showed promising signs of the development, notably Bertuzzi and Markus Naslund. At season's end Naslund was selected to be the new captain of the team.
  • 2001 west coast express years

    2001 west coast express years
    Under new general manager Burke and new coach Crawford, the Canucks had once again become a playoff contender. These years were the heyday of high-scoring left-winger Naslund, and power-forward right wing Bertuzzi, who, following the departure of centre Andrew Cassels in 2002, combined with Morrison to form the "West Coast Express" line. The rebuilt Canucks team returned to the playoffs in 2001 (capturing the eighth and final seed on the last day of the season), appearing in the playoffs for t
  • 2003 succesful year for cancuks

    2003 succesful year for cancuks
    2003 saw personal highs in the Canucks organization. Naslund finished the season with 104 points, second-highest in the league. Bertuzzi finished fifth with 97. In goal, Cloutier posted a then-franchise record 7 shutouts. Winning a playoff series for the first time in eight years against the St. Louis Blues, the Canucks lost in the second round to the Minnesota Wild
  • naslund injury

    naslund injury
    On February 16, 2004, during a Vancouver-Colorado game, Steve Moore of the Avalanche injured Naslund by making a hit in the neutral zone while Naslund was reaching for a puck. No penalty was called on the play, but Naslund suffered a concussion and a bone chip in his elbow as a result of the hit, and missed three games.[5] On March 8, 2004 in a re-match, Bertuzzi punched Moore from behind, causing him to fall to the ice. Bertuzii got suspended for the rest of the season and playoffs.
  • Trades and new manager 2006

    Trades and new manager 2006
    On April 25, 2006, the Canucks fired Crawford; he was subsequently hired by the Los Angeles Kings. Alain Vigneault, who had been coach of Vancouver Canucks' AHL affiliate, the Manitoba Moose, was hired as his replacement on June 20, 2006. Vigneault remains coach to this day. Three days after Vigneault's hiring, Nonis traded Bertuzzi, Bryan Allen and Alex Auld to the Florida Panthers for Roberto Luongo, Lukas Krajicek and a sixth-round draft pick (Sergei Shirokov) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
  • 2007/2008 season

    2007/2008 season
    The 2007–08 season did not begin well, with key injuries beginning from training camp. Defencemen Sami Salo and Lukas Krajicek were both injured in October, while Kevin Bieksa was severely cut by the skate blade of Vernon Fiddler of the Nashville Predators on November 1. Left-winger Matt Cooke was traded to the Washington Capitals for left-winger Matt Pettinger at the trade deadline. During the last nine games of the season the Canucks were also without Ohlund, who had suffered bone chips in his
  • cancuks new team captian

    cancuks new team captian
    With the departure of Naslund to free agency, Gillis announced on September 30, 2008, that Luongo had been named team captain, marking the first time since Bill Durnan of the Montreal Canadiens in 1947 that a goaltender has been named the captain of their NHL team.[8][9] On December 17, 2008 the Canucks retired the second jersey number in team history, hanging Linden's number 16 beside Smyl's number 12 in a pre-game ceremony. The team won the Northwest Division and finished 3rd in the Western Co
  • 2009/2010 season

    2009/2010 season
    In the 2009-10 season, the Canucks faced the longest road trip in NHL history, with 14 games over 6 weeks, from January 27 to March 13, 2010,[12] as a result of Vancouver hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics. That season, Henrik Sedin became the first Canuck ever to win the Art Ross Trophy by scoring 112 points. The issue was not resolved until the last day of play, when Sidney Crosby scored five points out of the eight needed to take home the trophy to Pittsburgh. Henrik would also eventually be a
  • Henrik Sedin team captin

    Henrik Sedin team captin
    On October 9, 2010, during a pre-game ceremony to commemorate the teams 40 years in the NHL, Henrik Sedin was officially named team captain