Archive for October, 2010

Canucks Begin Historic Year

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

40yearsCanucksThis past Saturday night was more than your typical NHL season opener for the Vancouver Canucks. Not only did they announce their new captain, Henrik Sedin, but more monumentally, they kicked off the 40th anniversary of the Canucks franchise.

In 1970, the Canucks along with the Buffalo Sabres were the 13th and 14th team to enter the NHL. In that time, the Canucks have produced their share of heroes and diehard fans, many of whom were out for Saturday night’s game.

Both Saturday and Monday’s games were fairly tight games, with the Canucks showing some early season lackluster efforts. (more…)