Today in Vancouver Canucks History

Events in Sport

  • 1974-11-30 20th time Islanders shut-out (3-0 vs Canucks)
  • 1975-02-01 1st successful Wash Cap penalty shot, Ken Lockett vs Vancouver Canucks
  • 1977-11-19 Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 3rd penalty shot against Islanders
  • 1978-03-07 Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 5th penalty shot against Islanders
  • 1980-01-08 Islander Glenn Resch's 20th shut-out opponent-Canucks 3-0
  • 1982-05-06 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Vancouver Canucks beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 1
  • 1982-05-16 Stanley Cup: NY Islanders sweep Vancouver Canucks in 4 games
  • 1991-10-04 San Jose Sharks lose 4-3 to Vancouver Canucks in their 1st NHL game
  • 1994-05-24 NHL Western Conference Final: Vancouver Canucks beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4 games to 1
  • 1994-06-14 Stanley Cup: NY Rangers beat Vancouver Canucks, 4 games to 3
  • 1997-03-26 NHL announce Might Ducks & Vancouver Canucks to open 1998 in Japan
  • 1997-10-03 Vancouver Canucks beats Mighty Ducks, 3-2 in Japan

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1998-02-28 Vancouver Canucks Mark Messier is 4th NHLer to get 1,600 points

NHL Legend Mark Messier
NHL Legend
Mark Messier
  • 2011-05-24 NHL Western Conference Finals: Vancouver Canucks beat San Jose Sharks, 4 games to 1
  • 2011-06-15 Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins defeat Vancouver Canucks 4-3

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1961-05-23 Dave Babych, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks)
  • 1963-07-08 Mike Ridley, Winnipeg, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)
  • 1964-12-21 Joey Kocur, NHL right wing (Vancouver Canucks), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1965-01-02 Russ Courtnall, Duncan, NHL right wing (Vancouver Canucks)
  • 1965-01-25 Esa Tikkanen, Helsinki FI, NHL left wing (Panthers, Canucks, Oly-B-98)
  • 1965-10-01 Cliff Ronning, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1966-06-26 Kirk McLean, NHL goalie (Vancouver Canucks), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1966-07-16 Jyrki Lumme, Tampere Fin, NHL defenseman (Canucks, Finland Oly-B-98)
  • 1966-12-09 Dana Murzyn, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1966-12-12 Jim Sandlak, NHL right wing (Vancouver Canucks), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1968-02-03 Frantisek Kucera, Prague Cze, NHL defenseman (Vanc Canucks, Oly-G-98)
  • 1968-02-26 Leif Rohlin, Vasteras Swe, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks)
  • 1968-12-25 Jim Dowd, Brick, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)
  • 1969-06-15 Jesse Belanger, St-georges De Beau, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)
  • 1969-10-25 Josef Beranek, Czech NHL center (Vancouver Canucks, Olympic Gold 1998), born in Litvinov
  • 1970-01-26 Dean Malkoc, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1970-04-11 Trevor Linden, Medicine Hat, NHL right wing (Canucks, NY Islanders)
  • 1970-06-05 Martin Gelinas, Shawinigan, NHL left wing (Vancouver Canucks)
  • 1970-08-10 Bret Hedican, St-paul, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks)

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1971-03-31 Pavel Bure, NHL left wing (Vancouver Canucks, Florida Panthers), born in Minsk, Soviet Union

Ice Hockey Great Pavel Bure
Ice Hockey Great
Pavel Bure
  • 1971-06-29 Mike Sillinger, Regina, NHL right wing (Vanc Canucks, Anaheim Ducks)
  • 1972-07-01 Corey Hirsch, Medicine Hat, NHL goalie (Vancouver Canucks)
  • 1972-12-04 Jassen Cullimore, Simcoe, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks)
  • 1973-07-03 Adrian Aucoin, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1973-07-30 Markus Naslund, Bonassund Swe, NHL right wing (Vancouver Canucks)
  • 1974-02-12 Ian Mcintyre, NHL left wing (Vancouver Canucks), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1976-09-09 Mattias Ohlund, NHL goaltender (Vancouver Canucks, Team Sweden 1998)