Are you still not over the 1982 Stanley Cup Finals? Then this game is for you! A huge rematch between the team with a “mentally fragile” Jordan Eberle and the “award the Calder to” Mathew Barzal versus the “he might be starting but that could change” Anders Nilsson and “I don’t score but that’s okay” Brendan Gaunce. The Canucks are currently 2-1-1 on this Eastern road trip and going into Brooklyn against an Islanders team who has won 3 straight and 7 of their last 10. Surely, this is a Canucks win, no?
The Vancouver Canucks begin their 6 game road trip in Pennsylvania, where they play the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night and the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday. Today we focus on the Flyers and the history they have with the Canucks.
The St. Louis Blues visit Rogers Arena and the Vancouver Canucks on Hockey Night in Canada this Saturday night, and instead of previewing it, we are going to look back at two nights in history: The first time these teams played, (October 12th, 1970) and the last time (March 23rd, 2017).
This is a series about what would happen if the Canucks demoted Jim Benning, making him the head of the scouting department and gave me the GM job. Part One is –>HERE