October 9, 1970 - the Vancouver Canucks entered the league against the Los Angeles Kings. We now begin our historic 50th Season once again against the Kings, launching a season that celebrates our team's colourful past, while looking ahead to our bright future.
Super Pest, Cracklin' Rosie, Suitcase, Steamer and the Franchise. We'll travel back to the times of the Pacific Coliseum - the characters and leaders and biggest games, and what we wore, listened to and danced to cheering on our Vancouver Canucks.
He played every shift like it was his last, scored his biggest goals in the biggest games, and of course he slayed the dragon - and now Alex Burrows takes his rightful place as the seventh member in the Ring of Honour.
We play hockey tonight upon the unceded territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil Waututh Nations who share both the land and the belief of the spirit of sport. A salute and celebration of the First Nations culture in our province.
The Russian Rocket is launched, Captain Kirk, 'he will play, you know he'll play', and the unforgettable run in '94. We're welcoming back everything 90's as we celebrate past greats and the return of the Black Skate.
The eighth annual Hockey Talks game is dedicated to bringing awareness to mental health, providing information from experts, alleviating the stigma associated with mental illness, and to offer fans the opportunity to get involved through social media.
In advance of the Sedin jersey retirement game, celebrate some Canucks legends who came before, and why their jerseys will never be worn again, as we cheer on some familiar faces from our past one more time.
Outside of their success on the ice, is their lasting legacy in the community. We honour Daniel and Henrik's commitment to the community and giving back, and their extraordinary and everlasting mark on this city.