On Saturday night, Pavel Bure will finally get to see his number raised to the rafters, joining the likes of Stan Smyl, Trevor Linden, and Markus Naslund.
Bure will be remembered for a lot of things. His legendary, super nineties hockey card. The stick-to-skate goal. But more than any of those things, he’ll always be remembered for his double overtime goal versus the Flames, which propelled the Canucks into the second round of the 1994 playoffs.
In honour of the Russian Rocket’s big day, let’s break this one down.Continue Reading —›
It came as no surprise that when the Sedins signed contract extensions with the Vancouver Canucks on Friday, the contracts were identical. The Sedins are, after all, identical twins with near-identical point totals and have always signed identical contracts. The only real difference between the two has always been Henrik’s commitment to the assist and [...]Continue Reading —›