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NHL Canuck Roster

Between the 1970-71 season and 2008-09, a total of 472 players made an appearance in at least one Canuck game. This page lists all of those players with a short listing of their accomplishments while they were with the team (and any other comments I feel like throwing in).


A to B
Player Name Era Rating Player Notes
Greg Adams Scored 4 goals in his first game as a Canuck (October 8, 1987) ... played in every Canuck game during 1987-88, but later suffered bad luck with injuries ... represented the Canucks in the 1988 All-Star game ... led Canucks with 30 goals in 1989-90 ... took five penalty shots but did not score ... scored three playoff overtime goals, including back-to-back games in 1994 ... recorded 369 points in 489 games.
Greg C. Adams Played on line with Greg Adams during part of 1988-89 ... played 12 games.
Bruce Affleck Played 5 games during 1979-80 ... traded back to St. Louis for the same player he was obtained for (Gord Buynak).
Jim Agnew Played parts of five seasons for the Canucks ... suffered various knee injuries ... wore four different jersey numbers while with the Canucks (2, 32, 36, 26).
Andrew Alberts Obtained late in the 2009-10 season ... played 10 games in the 2010 playoffs, recording 27 minutes in penalties.
Claire Alexander Had 26 points in 32 games during 1977-78 ... four of his eight goals came on the powerplay ... signed as a free agent by Edmonton of the WHA.
Bryan Allen Missed most of 1999-2000 season after knee injury in training camp ... played a handful of games in 2000-01 and 2001-02 ... returned to Canucks for 48 games in 2002-03 ... had his best season as a Canuck in 2005-06, recording 17 points in 77 games ... recorded 32 points in 216 games over 5 seasons ... part of the trade that saw Todd Bertuzzi and Alex Auld go to Florida for Roberto Luongo and Lukas Krajicek.
Shawn Antoski Played parts of five seasons (1990-91 to 1994-95) ... wore number 31, but changed to number 18 so the coaches wouldn't think he was the backup goalie ... recorded 265 penalty minutes in 70 games ... played 16 games during 1994 playoffs.
John Arbour WHL Canuck in 1969-70, NHL Canuck in 1970-71 ... first Canuck player to be traded away.
Magnus Arvedson Joined the Canucks after six NHL seasons with Ottawa ... played opening night October 9, 2003 ... injured January 31, 2004 and missed the rest of the season ... recorded 15 points in 41 games.
Brent Ashton Spent first two NHL seasons with Vancouver ... recorded four assists in a game as a rookie, tying the NHL record at that time (March 10, 1980) ... traded to Winnipeg as compensation for the Canucks signing of Ivan Hlinka and Jiri Bubla ... played for eight other NHL teams.
Adrian Aucoin Played 341 games in seven seasons on the blueline ... missed much of the 1997-98 season because of injuries ... set team record for goals in a season by a defenseman (23 in 1998-99) ... named team's best defenseman and unsung hero in 1998-99.
Alex Auld Recorded first NHL win in first NHL game, January 23, 2002 ... returned to the NHL late in the 2002-03 season ... posted a record of 3-3-0 and recorded one shutout during 2002-03 ... saw one period of action during the 2003 playoffs ... played six games during 2003-04, posting a record of 2-2-2 ... emerged as the goalie of choice during the 2004 playoffs, playing in the final three games ... played in 67 games during 2005-06, posting a record of 33-26-6 and a goals against average of 2.94 ... Named most valuable player in 2005-06 ... stopped 15 of 22 shootout shots..
Dave Babych Solid on defense for 409 games over seven seasons ... recorded a hat trick, including the overtime winner, in a 6-5 win over Calgary (November 22, 1991) ... third player to play his 1000th NHL game as a Canuck ... scored the game winning goal in game five of the 1994 Stanley Cup Finals ... recorded 27 points in the playoffs ... known for his big mustache.
Peter Bakovic Played 10 games during 1987-88 ... scored twice.
Jozef Balej Recorded an assist in his only game as a Canuck (December 4, 2005)
Dave Balon Briefly played for WHL Canucks ... played 71-72, 72-73 ... recorded 43 points in 116 games.
Murray Bannerman Played third period in net on February 4, 1978 ... did not allow a goal.
Murray Baron Excellent defensive defenseman and shot blocker ... named team's unsung hero in 2000-01 ... played 383 games over five seasons from 1998-99 to 2002-03 ... scored at least once but not more than three times in each of his five seasons.
Robin Bartel Played 40 games during 1986-87, recording one assist.
Nolan Baumgartner Career minor leaguer joined Canucks in the fall of 2002 ... recorded 4 points in 8 games ... played two games during the 2003 playoffs ... Claimed by Pittsburgh in 2003 waiver draft ... joined the Canucks for a third stint, playing 12 games during 2009-10.
Robin Bawa Played 2 regular season games and 1 playoff game during 1991-92.
Kris Beech Picked up and lost on waivers in January 2008 ... played four games, scoring once.
Jesse Belanger Played 9 games plus 3 in the playoffs during 1995-96.
Neil Belland Defenseman ... played parts of five seasons ... recorded 8 points during 1982 playoffs, then a team record ... suffered from pneumonia just prior to the 1982 training camp; did not rejoin the Canucks until February 1983 ... best NHL season was 1983-84 when he recorded 20 points in 44 games.
Jim Benning Nicknamed "Benji" ... finished the 1986-87 season tied for the team lead in plus/minus (+9) ... voted as best defenseman in 1987-88 ... one of only two defensemen to record three assists in a game during 1989-90 ... recorded 70 points in 241 games over four seasons.
Josef Beranek Recorded 41 points in 98 games during 1994-95, 1995-96 ... his loan goal of the 1995 playoffs came during a 6-5 win over St. Louis (May 15, 1995).
Drake Berehowsky With the Canucks from March to December 2001 ... recorded 5 points in 39 games.
Marc Bergevin Joined the Canucks at the 2003-04 trading deadline ... recorded 2 assists in 9 games.
Steve Bernier Obtained from Buffalo for a couple of draft picks ... played 81 games during 2008-09, recording 32 points ... both of his goals during the 2009 playoffs were game winners ... has recorded 54 points in 140 games over two seasons.
Ken Berry Originally drafted by Canucks, but did not play for them until after being re-acquired ... recorded 8 points in 27 games during 1987-88, 1988-89.
Todd Bertuzzi Power forward ... named team's most exciting player four times, starting in 1999-2000 ... ten game suspension early in 2001-02 catalyst for strong season ... finished third in NHL scoring during 2001-02 ... recorded points in 15 straight games during 2001-02 ... finished third in NHL with 46 goals in 2002-03 ... led team in penalty minutes during 2002-03 (144) ... played in the 2003 All-Star game ... recorded 6 points in 14 games during the 2003 playoffs ... named to the NHL's First All-Star team after 2002-03 ... voted as a starter in the 2004 All-Star game ... suspended indefinitely after seriously injuring Colorado's Steve Moore on March 8, 2004 ... returned to the NHL for the 2005-06 season ... recorded 449 points in 518 games over 8 seasons with the Canucks ... scored 24 game winning goals, including 3 in overtime ... traded to Florida in June 2006.
Kevin Bieksa Split 2005-06 season between Vancouver and Manitoba ... Led Canuck defensemen in points during 2006-07 ... named team's best defenseman in 2006-07 ... missed half of 2007-08 with a leg injury ... recorded 43 points in 72 games during 2008-09, tops among Canuck blueliners ... recorded 8 points in 12 playoff games during 2009-10.
Rick Blight Scored 25 goals as a rookie (1975-76) ... scored four goals in the first game of the 1976-77 season ... led team in goals (28) and points (68) during 1976-77 ... knee injuries limited his play during 1978-79 and 1979-80 ... recorded 221 points in 324 games over six seasons ... deceased.
Mario Bliznak Drafted 205th overall by Vancouver in 2005 ... played first NHL game on October 30, 2009 ... played two games for the Canucks.
Ken Block Three seasons in WHL ... played one game during 1970-71.
Gregg Boddy Defenseman who also played forward in a checking role ... played 273 games over five seasons ... was the Canucks' fastest skater during a competition in 1971-72 ... four of his 23 goals were game winners ... the Canucks were his only NHL team, although he spent a season in the WHA.
Doug Bodger Joined team for 1999-2000 season ... retired in December 2000.
Lonny Bohonos Recorded 26 points in 70 games over three seasons ... his best NHL season was 1996-97 when he scored 11 goals and added 11 assists in 36 games as a rookie.
Ivan Boldirev Scored winning goal in first game as a Canuck (in Montreal) ... started 1980-81 season with 25 points in 25 games ... had a streak of 15 games in November and December 1981 where he scored 16 goals and had 13 assists ... scored 8 goals in 1982 playoffs ... had two games where he recorded five points (March 30, 1980 and November 15, 1981) ... recorded 184 points in 216 games.
Alexandre Bolduc Played seven games during 2008-09, recording an assist ... played another 15 games during 2009-10.
Larry Bolonchuk Played 15 games during 1972-73 ... did not get a point and was -11.
Ryan Bonni Played three games during 1999-2000 season.
Paulin Bordeleau Recorded 89 points in 183 games over two and a half seasons ... six of his 17 goals in 1974-75 were game winners ... two goals in 1975 playoffs ... played in France from 1980-81 to 1987-88 ... played for the French team at the 1988 Olympics.
Tyler Bouck His one goal during 2003-04 came short-handed ... played 36 games spread over three seasons starting in 2003-04, recording 5 points.
Andre Boudrias Led Canucks in points four of first five seasons ... first Canuck to score 20 goals in a season ... first Canuck to record 100 career points ... named team's unsung hero in 1970-71 and 1971-72 ... led Canucks in goals during 1971-72 (27) ... first Canuck to take (and score) on a penalty shot ... held Canuck record for most assists in a season (62 during 1974-75) until 2006-07 ... served as captain during 1975-76 ... recorded 388 points in 458 games over six seasons.
Luc Bourdon First round draft pick in 2005 ... played nine games at the start of the 2006-07 season ... scored his first NHL goal on November 16, 2007 against Minnesota ... recorded 2 goals in 36 games ... killed in a motorcycle accident May 29, 2008.
Randy Boyd Played 60 games during 1987-88 ... sent to minors early in 1988-89 and never returned.
Steve Bozek Strong checking forward ... scored 4 shorthanded goals ... Canucks' Unsung Hero two of his three years in Vancouver ... finished fourth on the team with 15 even strength goals in 1988-89 ... recorded 90 points in 191 games.
Brian Bradley Recorded 132 points in 193 games ... tied for team lead with 7 points in 1989 playoffs ... tied a club record with three assists in one playoff game (April 5, 1989) ... had a six game point streak in November 1989 ... named team's most exciting player in 1989-90.
Per-Olov Brasar One full season in Vancouver and parts of two others ... led team with 3 points in 4 games during 1979-80 playoffs ... named team's unsung hero in 1980-81 ... recorded 100 points in 181 games.
Donald Brashear One of NHL's most feared fighters ... led the NHL in penalty minutes (372 in 1997-98) ... led team in penalty minutes four straight seasons starting in 1997-98 ... recorded 1159 minutes in 6 seasons.
Mel Bridgman Veteran joined the Canucks late in 1988-89, recording 7 points in 15 games ... provided some team leadership during the 1989 playoffs, recording 3 points in 7 games.
Martin Brochu Posted record of 0-3-0 in 6 games during 2001-02.
Richard Brodeur Obtained for a swap of fifth round draft picks ... second in most career goalie stats ... second goalie to record 20 wins in three different seasons ... played 377 games in eight seasons ... led the Canucks to the 1982 Stanley Cup Finals ... named Canuck MVP three times (1980-81, 1981-82, 1984-84) ... selected to represent the Canucks in the 1983 All-Star game, but could not play because of an injury ... nicknamed "King Richard".
Gary Bromley Netminder posted 25-27-14 record between 1978-79 and 1980-81 ... recorded three shutouts ... posted 2-5 record in two playoff seasons.
Wade Brookbank Heavyweight ... played 20 games during 2003-04, scoring two goals and recording 95 penalty minutes ... recorded 3 points in 32 games during 2005-06.
Cam Brown Got into a fight in his one NHL game on March 3, 1991.
Jeff Brown Became a Canuck because Craig Janney refused to report to Vancouver ... remembered as the player that sent Pavel Bure on his overtime breakaway in game seven of the Calgary series (April 30, 1994) ... scored 15 points in 1994 playoffs ... played 72 games on defense, recording 54 points ... named team's best defenseman in 1994-95.
Mike Brown Fought in first NHL game (November 22, 2000) ... recorded 77 minutes in 16 games.
Mike Brown Second Canuck with this name ... fifth round draft pick in 2004 ... played 39 games over two seasons starting in 2007-08 ... recorded 140 penalty minutes ... scored first NHL goal December 2, 2007 against Minnesota.
Sean Brown Joined the Canucks late in the 2005-06 season ... played 12 games but did not record a point.
David Bruce Recorded 41 points in 143 games over four seasons.
Jiri Bubla Arrived as a 29 year old rookie ... excellent hip-checker ... named team's unsung hero in 1983-84 ... stuck around for five seasons, recording 118 points in 256 games.
Jan Bulis Recorded 23 points in 79 games during 2006-07 ... scored one shorthanded goal and two game winning goals during 2006-07.
Bruce Bullock Played 16 games in net during three seasons in the 1970's.
Pavel Bure Won Calder Trophy as rookie of the year (1991-92) ... named team's most exciting player four years in a row starting in 1991-92 ... first Canuck to score 50 goals and 60 goals in a season (1992-93) ... first Canuck to record 100 points in a season (110 in 1992-93) ... led the Canucks in goals five seasons ... recorded at least a point in 13 straight games during January 1993 ... led the NHL in goals during 1993-94 ... holds team record for most goals in one month (19 in March 1994) ... scored 16 goals and recorded 31 points in 1994 playoffs ... named team MVP three times ... played in NHL All-Star Game four times ... took seven penalty shots as a Canuck (scoring on four of them) including one in the 1994 Finals ... named to NHL first All-Star team (1993-94) ... refused to play for the Canucks at the start of the 1998-99 season despite being under contract.
Sean Burke Played 16 games during 1997-98, posting a record of 2-9-4.
Alex Burrows Gritty player ... recorded hat trick against the Kings (March 27, 2006) ... recorded three goals in 81 games during 2006-07 ... played in all 82 games during 2007-08 and 2008-09 ... had a career high 51 points during 2008-09 ... scored in overtime to complete the Canucks' sweep of the Blues in the 2009 playoffs (April 21, 2009) ... recorded back-to-back hat tricks (January 5 & 7, 2010) ... led team in goals (35) in 2009-10 ... 13 of his 85 goals have come shorthanded ... played in all 82 games over three seasons starting in 2007-08.
Rob Buskas Played 17 games during 1989-90 ... obtained from and traded to Pittsburgh.
Garth Butcher Played last game of 1982 Stanley Cup Finals ... struggled to stay with the NHL team during first three seasons ... named team's unsung hero in 1986-87 ... led team in penalty minutes from 1984-85 through 1988-89 ... excellent agitator ... named most aggressive Canuck in 1988-89 ... recorded 1668 penalty minutes in 610 games ... fourth player to play ten seasons for the Canucks.
Sven Butenschon Third German-born player in Canuck history ... played 8 games during 2005-06 ... did not record a point.
Jerry Butler Defensive forward ... scored two shorthanded goals in 1980-81 ... three of his 19 goals were game winners ... penalty killing specialist.

C to F
Player Name Era Rating Player Notes
Drew Callander Played 21 games during 1978-79 and 1979-80 ... had a good training camp in 1979, but injured before the season began ... wore numbers 10, 17 and 20.
Colin Campbell Defensive defenseman ... solid in 1982 playoffs ... nicknamed "Soupy" -- of course ... scored two goals, including the overtime winner, in game three of the 1982 playoff series against Los Angeles ... only player to join the Canucks after playing for Vancouver Blazers in the WHA
Frank Caprice Backup netminder for six seasons ... his lone shutout as a Canuck came in a 5-0 win over Hartford (January 15, 1984) ... in net for first two Canuck wins in Calgary Saddledome ... posted career record of 31-47-11 despite backstopping poor teams.
Dave Capuano Recorded 52 points in 88 games over two seasons ... although he played six NHL games before joining the Canucks, he recorded his first NHL point and goal with Vancouver ... best NHL season was 1990-91 when he recorded 44 points with the Canucks.
Jack Capuano Brother of Dave ... played three games during 1990-91 ... did not record a point in the NHL.
Keith Carney Obtained late in the 2005-06 season ... recorded 2 points in 18 games.
Jacques Caron Played 10 games in net during 1973-74 ... posted record of 2-5-1.
Larry Carriere Played 56 games on Canuck defense ... only goal as Canuck came shorthanded.
Jimmy Carson Recorded 17 points in 34 games during 1993-94 ... played two games in first round of 1994 playoffs ... left the team as a free agent that summer.
Anson Carter Played 81 games for the Canucks during 2005-06 ... mainly played on a line with the Sedin twins ... led team in goals during 2005-06 (33) ... voted team's most exciting player in 2005-06 ... arrived and left the team as a free agent.
Andrew Cassels Recorded 168 points in 198 games over three seasons ... joined and left the team as a free agent ... named Canucks unsung hero in 1999-2000 ... led team in assists two seasons in a row starting in 1999-2000 ... recorded first NHL hat-trick November 8, 2000.
Jose Charbonneau Had two separate stints with team ... played 46 games ... rejoined the Canucks after impressing management with his play for the Vancouver VooDoo (roller hockey).
Marc Chouinard Recorded 4 points in 42 games during 2006-07.
Mike Christie Played 9 games during 1980-81 ... Canucks were his last of four NHL teams and only club that still exists.
Artem Chubarov Role player ... missed most of 2000-01 season after a shoulder injury in November ... third player in Canuck history to wear number 13 ... first player in NHL history to begin career with four consecutive game winning goals ... played in 62 regular season games and all 14 playoff games in 2002-03 ... scored a career high 12 goals in 65 games during 2003-04 ... recorded 58 points in 228 games over five seasons ... scored 8 game winning goals as a Canuck.
Enrico Ciccone Played 13 games during 1997-98 ... obtained and traded away in less than three months ... recorded 47 minutes in penalties.
Dan Cloutier Established himself as the number one goaltender during 2001-02 ... set team record with 7 shutouts in 2001-02 ... NHL player of the month in November 2002 ... third Canuck goalie to record 30 wins in a season ... first Canuck netminder to record three consecutive 30 win seasons ... recorded 3 assists during 2002-03 ... posted a 7-7 record in the 2003 playoffs ... third Canuck goalie to lead team past first round of the playoffs ... injured during the third game of the 2004 playoffs and missed the rest of the post-season. ... posted a record of 109-68-24 over five seasons ... recorded 14 shutouts as a Canuck ... traded to Los Angeles in July 2006.
Glen Cochrane Enforcer defenseman ... obtained in March, 1985 but did not play until 1985-86 because he was injured ... played 63 games.
Wayne Connelly Played 53 games in 1971-72 ... scored 14 goals for the Canucks ... jumped to Minnesota of the WHA after the 1971-72 season.
Brandon Convery Played 19 games during 1997-98 and 1998-99 ... despite scoring 9 points in 12 games at the start of 1998-99, Convery was placed on waivers and picked up by the Kings.
Bob Cook Two seasons with WHL Canucks... played 2 games in 1970-71 ... spent five seasons in the Canuck organization ... deceased.
Matt Cooke Feisty checker ... played in every Canuck game during 2001-02 and 2002-03 ... recorded 187 points in 505 games from 1998-99 through 2006-07 ... led Canucks in hits during 2000-01 and 2001-02 ... led team in penalty minutes during 2000-01 (111) ... tied for most goals (3) and points (5) during 2002 playoffs ... led Canucks with 4 shorthanded goals in 2002-03 ... finished 2002-03 season with plus/minus of +21... named team's unsung hero in 2002-03 ... emerged as an offensive threat after joining Markus Naslund and Brendan Morrison on the top line late in the 2003-04 season ... scored his first overtime goal January 5, 2007.
Mike Corrigan Recorded 56 points in 95 games over two seasons ... one of six Canucks to score 20 (or more) goals during 1970-71 ... six of his 24 goals as a Canuck came on the powerplay.
Patrick Coulombe Called up for 7 games in November 2006 ... recorded 1 assist.
Geoff Courtnall A "Blues Brother" ... recorded 246 points in 292 games ... first Canuck to score two regular season overtime goals in one season (1990-91) ... scored in overtime of the final game of the 1990-91 season, lifting the Canucks to a playoff berth ... scored 11 game winning goals in 1992-93 (tied for NHL lead) ... third in team scoring during 1994 playoffs (19 points) ... scored overtime goal in game 5 of the 1994 playoff series against Calgary ... scored 5 regular season overtime goals.
Russ Courtnall Teamed with Geoff only 13 games ... averaged more than a point per game with the Canucks at the end of 1994-95 (including playoffs) ... led team in assists during 1994-95 (24) ... tied for NHL lead with 9 short-handed points in 1995-96 ... only Canuck to score an overtime game during 1995-96 (February 9, 1996) ... recorded two hat-tricks ... recorded 111 points in 141 games ... recorded 16 points in 17 playoff games.
Larry Courville Originally drafted by Winnipeg in 1993, but re-entered the 1995 draft and was selected by Vancouver ... played 33 games over three seasons ... only goal of 1995-96 was a game winner.
Jeff Cowan Claimed off waivers during December, 2006 ... recorded 7 goals in 42 games during 2006-07 ... scored in double overtime, lifting the Canucks to a 2-1 win over Anaheim (April 27, 2007) ... quickly became a fan favourite for his aggressive play ... recorded 110 penalty minutes in 46 games during 2007-08.
Craig Coxe Fighter ... one of a handful of California-born NHL players ... had several legendary bouts with Detroit's Bob Probert ... only goal of 1989-90 was a game winner ... recorded 535 penalty minutes over six seasons in 177 games.
Murray Craven Recorded 65 points ... recorded 23 playoff points ... spent one full season in Vancouver (1993-94) ... held out for trade during 1994-95.
Marc Crawford Played six seasons in Vancouver ... played in 14 of the Canucks' 17 games in the 1982 playoffs ... spent time in minors each year ... spent entire career in the Canuck organization ... earned the nickname "747" due to his frequent trips between Vancouver and the farm team ... known for his maturity and leadership qualities as a player ... third Canuck player to return as head coach.
Troy Crowder Enforcer ... 52 penalty minutes in 30 games during 1996-97 ... retired from hockey after being sent to the minors.
Ray Cullen Third Canuck pick in their expansion draft ... finished NHL career with Canucks in 1970-71 ... three of his 12 goals were game winners ... recorded 33 points in 70 games.
Jassen Cullimore Played 64 games over three seasons ... scored one goal in each of his first two seasons ... played in all 11 games during the 1995 playoffs.
Tony Currie Played 38 games over three seasons ... wore four different jersey numbers with the Canucks ... an AHL all-star in 1982-83, but could not catch on with the big club.
J.J. Daigneault First round draft pick in 1984 ... smooth skating defenseman ... played 131 games in his first two NHL seasons, recording 55 points ... went on to play with eight other NHL teams.
Bob Dailey Tallest NHLer at the time ... played 257 games on defense ... led the Canucks in penalty minutes during his rookie season (1973-74) ... gentle giant could intimidate when inspired ... named team's best defenseman in 1974-75.
Rob Davison Played 23 games on the Canuck blueline during 2008-09, recording two assists.
Ron Delorme Enforcer ... big part of team that went to 1982 cup finals ... part Cree Indian ... suffered knee injury in December, 1984 and did not return to the NHL ... recorded 383 penalty minutes in 210 games over 4 seasons.
Ab De Marco Used mainly on powerplay ... had booming shot from point ... 11 of his 13 goals as a Canuck came on the powerplay ... played 95 games over two seasons.
Pavol Demitra Scored 20 goals and added 33 assists in 69 games during 2008-09 ... scored in overtime, leading the Canucks to a 5-4 win over Calgary (October 11, 2008) ... scored the game deciding goal during a shootout win over Calgary (February 17, 2009) ... injuries limited his play to just 28 games during 2009-10 ... recorded 6 points in 11 games during 2010 playoffs.
Bill Derlago Returned from minors during rookie season to record six points in first two games ... suffered knee injury in third game back and missed the rest of 1978-79 ... recorded 26 points in 54 games during his second season before being traded.
Guillaume Desbiens Played first NHL game on October 11, 2009, his only game as a Canuck.
Gerald Diduck Solid defenseman during early 1990s ... selected as most aggressive Canuck in 1991-92 ... +32 during 1992-93 ... played in all 24 playoff games during 1994, recording 8 points ... assessed 553 penalty minutes in 265 games.
Robert Dirk A "Blues Brother" ... played 217 games on defense ... two of his four goals in 1992-93 were game winners ... wore number 22 as a tribute to Tiger Williams ... played 28 playoff games without recording a point ... third highest career plus/minus on team (+42).
Gary Doak First Canuck pick in the expansion draft ... played 82 games ... traded to Rangers five games into the 1971-72 season ... played 14 of his 16 NHL seasons with the Bruins.
Jim Dowd Played half a season on defense at the end of 1995-96 ... claimed by the Islanders in the waiver draft prior to the 1996-97 season.
Harold Druken Recorded 30 points in 55 games during his sophomore season ... scored the overtime goal which allowed the Canucks to clinch a playoff spot at the end of the 2000-01 season ... missed most of 2001-02 with a shoulder injury ... traded to Carolina after playing 3 games at the start of 2002-03.
Dale Dunbar Played 1 game during 1985-86 and took a minor penalty.
Dave Dunn Played 69 games, mainly on defense but some one left wing ... traded after playing one game of the 1974-75 season ... nicknamed "Big Red".
Alexander Edler Recorded 3 points in 22 games during 2006-07 ... scored the game deciding goal in two consecutive shootouts (January 8 and 13, 2008) ... played 80 games during 2008-09, recording a career high 37 points ... led Canuck blueliners with 8 points during the 2008-09 playoffs ... recorded career highs in assists (37) and points (42) during 2009-10.
Christian Ehrhoff Veteran blueliner obtained during the summer of 2009 ... played 80 games during 2009-10 ... led Canuck defensemen with 44 points (2009-10) ... scored two overtime winners during 2009-10 ... recorded 7 points in 12 playoff games (2010) ... named team's best defenseman (2009-10).
Ed Dyck Played 49 games in net, posting record of 8-28-5 ... recorded one shutout ... spent 1971-72 travelling between Vancouver, Rochester and Seattle ... wore four different jersey numbers.
Neil Eisenhut Twelfth round draft pick ... played 13 games during 1993-94.
Anders Eldebrink Recorded 9 points in 38 games during 1981-82 ... returned from injury to play well in final 3 rounds of 1982 playoffs ... played 5 more games in 1982-83.
Ken Ellacott Performed well in minor leagues ... played 12 games in goal during 1982-83 ... posted a record of 2-3-4.
Roland Eriksson Less successful Swede who joined the team in 1978-79 ... recorded 14 points in 35 games ... last Canuck to "jump to the WHA" (halfway through the rival league's last season).
Bob Essensa "Backup" goalie posted 18-12-3 record during 2000-01 season ... recorded a single shutout with Vancouver -- a 0-0 overtime tie with San Jose on February 8, 2001.
Fedor Fedorov Played first game for Canucks October 10, 2002 ... recorded one assist in 7 games before being returned to the minors ... played another 8 games during 2003-04.
Tom Fergus Purchased from Toronto for $5000 cash ... recorded 34 points in final 44 games of the 1991-92 season ... recorded 8 points in 13 games during the 1992 playoffs ... played 36 games during 1992-93 before ending his long NHL career.
Zack Fitzgerald Played first and only NHL game on February 5, 2008.
Rory Fitzpatrick Signed as a free agent during the summer of 2006 ... his lone goal of 2006-07 was a game winner (January 18, 2007) ... recorded 7 points in 58 games during 2006-07.
Rob Flockhart Played 43 games over three seasons ... spent more time in minors than in NHL in each of his three seasons with the Canucks ... best NHL season was 1977-78 when he played 24 games with the Canucks.
Peter Folco Defenseman picked in 9th round of the 1973 amateur draft ... played 2 games in 1973-74.
Dave Fortier Played 58 games on Canuck defense during 1976-77 ... recorded 125 minutes in penalties.
Mike Fountain Played 6 games during 1996-97 posting a 2-2-0 record ... recorded a shut-out in his first NHL game, November 14, 1996 against New Jersey.
Curt Fraser Feared fighter ... recorded seven points in first four NHL games (as a Canuck) ... often teamed up with Stan Smyl and Thomas Gradin during their rookie year (1978-79) ... a statistical oddity: during 1979-80, he played in 78 games but was not on the ice for a powerplay goal for or against ... recorded 206 points, 651 penalty minutes in 348 games ... recorded 13 points in 27 playoff games ... one of only five players to record over 200 points and over 500 penalty minutes while with the Canucks (as of 2002-03).

G to K
Player Name Era Rating Player Notes
Dave Gagner Part of the deal which saw Pavel Bure go to Florida ... Finished long NHL career with Canucks in 1998-99 ... recorded 14 points in 33 games.
Troy Gamble Named first star during his first two starts in 1988-89 ... recorded his only NHL shutout on October 12, 1990 (4-0 over St. Louis) ... played 72 games in net ... posted record of 22-29-9 ... played 4 games during the 1991 playoffs, posting a record of 1-3.
George Gardner Played two seasons for Canucks in both WHL (1968-69, 1969-70) and NHL (1970-71, 1971-72) ... posted a record of 9-22-4 in 42 games for the NHL expansion Canucks ... jumped to the WHA after receiving a substantial raise in pay.
John Garrett Replaced Richard Brodeur in 1983 NHL All-star game ... recorded first NHL shutout with the Canucks in 1982-83 ... posted a record of 22-21-5 while with the Canucks ... Once recorded the win in a game, despite allowing 9 goals (October 7, 1983) ... only Canuck goalie to have a career winning record in the playoffs (1-0).
Brad Gassoff Played 122 games over four seasons ... not a quick skater, but good at stickhandling and firing wrist shots ... recorded 36 points in the NHL -- all with the Canucks.
Martin Gelinas Named team's unsung hero in 1994-95 and 1995-96 ... named team MVP and most exciting player in 1996-97 ... led Canucks with 35 goals in 1996-97 ... recorded 171 points in 258 games as a Canuck ... recorded 12 playoff points in three seasons with Vancouver.
Don Gibson Played 14 games during 1990-91 ... recorded 3 assists ... his only NHL action was with the Canucks.
Jere Gillis Two separate stints with Canucks ... recorded 100 points in 235 games over four seasons starting in 1977-78 ... returned to the Canucks in October 1983 as a free agent ... recorded another 38 points in 74 games ... scored 2 goals in 4 games during the 1984 playoffs ... suffered a viral infection during the 84 training camp and missed the first 35 games of the season ... scored an overtime goal for Vancouver (January 15, 1985).
Tanner Glass Recorded 11 points in 67 games during 2009-10.
Danny Gloor Seventh round draft pick by the Canucks ... played 2 games during 1973-74 -- his only NHL action..
Brian Glynn Picked up on waivers in February 1994 ... played 16 games at the end of the 1993-94 regular season ... added to the lineup for the first game of the second round of the 1994 playoffs, after Dana Murzyn was injured ... played the rest of the playoffs, despite the fact that Murzyn was healthy later on.
Larry Goodenough Part of the 1975 Stanley Cup winning Flyers ... played 113 games over four seasons ... spent time in the minors each of his last three seasons ... sometimes nicknamed Izzy.
Robb Gordon Played 4 games during 1998-99, his only NHL action.
Lee Goren Recorded 3 points in 28 games during 2005-06 ... his lone goal of 2005-06 was a game winner (October 16, 2005) ... played 2 more games for the Canucks in 2006-07.
John Gould Recorded 158 points in 218 games ... 2 goals in '75 playoffs.
Larry Gould Played 2 games during 1973-74.
Michael Grabner Canucks' first round draft pick in 2006 ... first Austrian-born player on the Canucks ... recorded 11 points in 20 games during 2009-10 ... scored his first NHL playoff goal on May 1, 2010
Thomas Gradin Smooth playmaker ... fifth in Canucks' all time scoring ... named team MVP (tied with Glen Hanlon) in 1978-79 ... named team's most exciting player in 1978-79 and 1981-82 ... led Canucks in goals (37) in 1981-82 ... led Canucks in assists four straight seasons starting in 1980-81 ... led Canucks in points twice ... represented the Canucks in the 1985 All-Star game.
Hilliard Graves Named team's unsung hero in 1976-77 and 1977-78 ... named team's most exciting player in 1977-78 ... played 196 games over 3 seasons.
Josh Green Recorded 13 points in 90 games over two seasons starting in 2005-06 ... both his goals in 2006-07 were game winners.
Randy Gregg Became a medical doctor during his NHL career ... finished his career with the Canucks ... played 21 games during 1991-92 and another 7 games in the 1992 playoffs.
Martin Grenier Scored 1 goal in 7 games during 2003-04 before being traded to the Rangers
John Grisdale Joined the Canucks after two partial seasons in Toronto ... played 199 games on defense over 5 seasons ... most productive NHL season was 1974-75 when he recorded 13 points in 58 games ... played his final NHL season with the Canucks in 1978-79 ... played in every Canuck playoff game the first three times they made the playoffs .
Jocelyn Guevremont Offensive defenseman ... led Canucks in assists during 1971-72 (38) ... recorded 132 points in 227 games ... played in the 1974 All-Star game ... named team's best defenseman in 1973-74.
Kevan Guy Scored his first NHL goal in Minnesota (November 17, 1988) ... played 114 games on defense, recording 18 points ... played a single game against his former team during the 1989 playoffs.
Murray Hall Played two seasons for Canucks in both WHL and NHL ... recorded 59 points during the Canucks' first NHL season ... recorded 71 points in 109 games over two seasons.
Taylor Hall Recorded 16 points in 34 games over four seasons ... recorded 5 points in the first 7 games of 1984-85 before suffering a season ending knee injury.
Doug Halward Powerplay quarterback ... recorded 163 points in 324 games over 7 seasons... scored series winning goal in the 1982 Conference Finals ... scored 19 goals in 1982-83, then a team record ... named team's best defenseman and unsung hero in 1982-83 ... first Canuck to score a hat trick in the playoffs (April 7, 1984) ... recorded 12 points in 28 playoff games ... nicknamed "Hawk".
Ken Hammond Only Canuck to play in playoffs but not regular season ... played two games during the 1992 playoffs but did not record a point ... drafted by Ottawa in their expansion draft.
Glen Hanlon Recorded 5 shutouts in 137 games ... tough luck with injuries ... playing well during his rookie season when he suffered a season ending injury on January 27, 1979 ... named team MVP (along with Thomas Gradin) in 1978-79 ... posted a career record of 43-66-21 ... extremely emotional when traded near the end of the 1981-82 season.
Jannik Hansen Second Danish-born player to play for the Canucks ... played his first NHL game during the 2007 playoffs ... scored his first NHL goal in a 4-3 win over Detroit (October 16, 2008) ... recorded 21 points in 55 games during 2008-09 ... played in all 12 playoff games during 2010, recording 3 points.
Jim Hargreaves Played in 1970-71 and 1972-73 before jumping to WHA ... recorded 8 points in 66 games.
Ed Hatoum Born in Lebanon ... played for Vancouver in NHL and WHA ... recorded 4 points in 26 games during the Canucks' first NHL season ... his lone goal came shorthanded ... nicknamed "Sock" (it's a 60's joke -- you know "Sock it to 'em", Sock Hat-to-um, get it?).
Greg Hawgood Played 95 games on the blueline during 1999-2000 and 2000-01 ... scored 7 goals and added 22 assists.
Todd Hawkins Played 8 games during 1988-89 and 1989-90 ... did not record a point in the NHL, but had a long career in the minor leagues.
Steve Hazlett Played 1 game during 1979-80 ... finished the game with 2 shots and minus-1.
Johan Hedberg Recorded a shutout in his first game as a Canuck on October 11, 2003 against Edmonton ... had two other shutouts that season ... finished the 2003-04 season with a record of 8-6-2 ... played two games during the 2004 playoffs posting a record of 1-1.
Bret Hedican Smooth skating blueliner ... part of the deal between Vancouver and St. Louis when the Blues signed Petr Nedved ... joined team just prior to 1994 playoffs ... played in all 24 games that spring, recording 7 points ... recorded 102 points in 310 games over 6 seasons ... recorded 10 points in 41 playoff games.
Rick Heinz Played 3 games during 1981-82, recording one shut-out ... Richard Brodeur's backup during the playoff run in 1982 ... sent back to the Blues at the end of the 1981-82 season.
Bryan Helmer Played 60 games on blueline during 2000-01 and 2001-02 ... played two games in January, 2003 ... recorded 16 points ... played in all 6 playoff games during 2002.
Darby Hendrickson Recorded 13 points in 67 games over two seasons ... drafted by the Minnesota Wild in their expansion draft.
Corey Hirsch NHL All-Rookie team goalie in 1995-96 ... posted record of 17-14-6 in 41 games during 1995-96 ... played all six games during the 1996 playoffs, posting a record of 2-3 ... played a single game during the 1997-98 season ... returned as a backup goalie during 1998-99 ... played a total of 101 games with a record of 32-42-13 and 4 shutouts.
Jan Hlavac Played 46 games for the Canucks during 2001-02 ... traded early in the 2002-03 season.
Ivan Hlinka The Canucks gave up Brent Ashton and a fourth round draft pick to obtain his NHL rights ... turned 32 in his "rookie" season ... set team record with 60 points as a rookie (later tied by Pavel Bure) ... contribution in the 1982 playoffs was limited by a recurring back injury, but he still managed 8 points in 12 games ... recorded 123 points in 137 games over two seasons, his only NHL action.
Charlie Hodge Won four Stanley Cups and two Vezina Trophies during the 1960s ... recorded first win in Canuck history (October 11, 1970) ... posted 15-13-5 record in 1970-71 ... one of the few Canuck netminders to post a career winning record.
Dan Hodgson Recorded 12 points in first 15 games with Vancouver (1986-87) ... started 1987-88 in the minors but scored 10 points in his first four games back in Vancouver ... 1987-88 season ended when a Flame defenseman fell on him, breaking his leg (November 25, 1987) ... recorded 49 points in 74 games over three seasons.
Josh Holden First round draft pick in 1996 ... required hernia surgery prior to the 1999-2000 season ... played his first game of the season December 22, 1999 ... played 46 games in first three NHL seasons, recording 13 points ... claimed by Carolina in the 2001 waiver draft and re-acquired on waivers a month later.
Bruce Holloway Played 2 games during 1984-85, his only NHL action.
Randy Holt Obtained by Vancouver when Cleveland and Minnesota merged in 1978 ... played 22 games during 1978-79, recording 4 points and 80 penalty minutes.
Ron Homenuke Played 1 game during 1972-73, his only NHL action.
Darcy Hordichuk Scored four goals in 73 games during 2008-09 ... played in every game during the 2009 playoffs ... recorded 142 penalty minutes in 56 games during 2009-10.
Willie Huber Traded to and from Canucks in same season (1987-88) ... recorded 14 points in 35 games.
Greg Hubick Played 5 games during 1979-80, recording a single assist ... played several seasons in the Canuck farm system.
John Hughes Defensive defenseman ... originally drafted by the Canucks, but joined the WHA instead ... re-claimed in WHA dispersal draft ... recorded 13 points in 52 games during 1979-80.
Tim Hunter Enforcer ... joined Canucks after twelve seasons in Calgary (via Quebec) ... helped Canucks defeat Flames in 1994 playoffs ... holds Canuck record for most playoff games played without recording a point ... recorded 512 penalty minutes in 176 games over four seasons.
Bob Hurlburt Played 1 game during 1974-75, his only NHL action.
Jamie Huscroft Recorded 118 penalty minutes in 33 games over two seasons ... recorded two assists.
Arturs Irbe Number one goalie in 1997-98 (41 games, 14-11-6 record) ... recorded two shutouts in three games during December 1997 ... second Canuck netminder -- and first in the overtime era -- to play in a scoreless tie (December 18, 1997).
Brad Isbister NHL veteran joined the Canucks for 55 games in 2007-08 ... recorded six goals and five assists.
Dane Jackson Played 15 games during 1993-94 and 1994-95.
Jason Jaffray Recorded 10 points in 33 games during 2007-08 and 2008-09 ... scored first NHL goal during a 3-2 win in Anaheim (December 12, 2007) ... three of his four career goals were game winners.
Danny Johnson Original expansion pick ... played 77 games ... best NHL season was 1970-71 when he recorded 26 points in 66 games ... played three solid seasons in the WHA ... nicknamed "skooter".
Ryan Johnson Veteran joined Canucks for the 2008-09 season ... recorded nine points in 62 games ... two of his three goals as a Canuck were game winners.
Mikko Jokela Played his first (and only) NHL game for the Canucks on February 18, 2003.
Chris Joseph Played 63 games in 1996-97 ... returned for 38 more games in 1999-2000 ... recorded 27 points in 101 games.
Ed Jovanovski Solid blueliner ... 234 points in 434games over seven seasons ... has represented the Canucks in three All-Star Games ... named Canucks' best defenseman three years in a row (2000-01 through 2002-03) ... played in three consecutive NHL All-Star Games starting in 2001 ... led the Canucks with 7 goals during the 2003 playoffs ... only played 56 games during 2003-04 because of injuries ... recorded 33 points in 44 games during 2005-06.
Sheldon Kannegiesser Played last of eight NHL seasons with Canucks in 1977-78 ... longest surname (tied) in Canuck history ... recorded 8 points in 42 games.
Steve Kariya Rookie during 1999-2000 season ... 17 more games in 2000-01 ... recorded 27 points in 65 games over three seasons.
Pat Kavanagh Made NHL debut during 2001 playoffs ... returned to the team late in the 2002-03 season ... First NHL goal was game winner against Dallas on March 17, 2003 ... played another 3 games during 2003-04, scoring one goal.
Mike Keane Recorded 17 points in 64 games during 2003-04 ... two of his eight goals were game winners.
Dennis Kearns Defenseman ...first to play ten seasons for the Canucks ... named team's unsung hero in 1972-73 ... named team's best defenseman in 1975-76 and 1976-77 ... led Canucks in assists four times starting in 1975-76 ... played in all 80 games three straight seasons starting in 1975-76 ... set team record for most assists (55) and points (60) by a defenseman (1976-77).
Dan Kesa Played 19 games during 1993-94.
Ryan Kesler First round draft pick in 2003 ... Played first NHL game for the Canucks on November 24, 2003 ... finished 2003-04 season with 5 points in 28 games ... injured for much of the 2006-07 season ... recorded then career highs in goals (26), assists (33) and points (59) in 2008-09 ... recorded 50 assists and 75 points in 2009-10 ... a consistant plus player, even though he often faces the other team's top line ... has recorded 215 points in 402 career games.
Ian Kidd Played 20 games during 1987-88 and 1988-89.
Jason King Called up from the minors in March, 2003 ... Played in first Canuck game of 2003-04 ... looked like a rookie-of-the-year candidate early in 2003-04 ... finished the season with 21 points in 47 games ... recorded 23 points in 55 games over two seasons.
Mark Kirton Defensive forward ... used primarily for killing penalties ... recorded three points in four games during the 1983 playoffs ... recorded two consecutive two goal gamen in December 1984 ... played 119 games over three seasons.
Trent Klatt Played over 300 games between 1998-99 and 2002-03 ... missed much of the 2001-02 season because of a nagging injury ... sometimes referred to as the triplet because of his play with the Sedin twins ... played in all 82 games for the Canucks in 2002-03 ... scored an overtime goal during the 2003 playoffs.
Joe Kocur Played 7 games during 1995-96.
Zenith Komarniski Played 18 games during 1999-2000 ... returned to the Canuck lineup during 2002-03.
Jerry Korab Big defenseman ... joined the Canucks with Gary Smith for Dale Tallon (May 14, 1973) ... played 31 games during 1973-74 before being traded to Buffalo.
Don Kozak Scored 2 regular season and 1 playoff goal in 1978-79 ... drafted by Hartford in their expansion draft, but did not return to the NHL.
Lukas Krajicek Obtained as part of the Bertuzzi, Allen and Auld for Luongo trade ... speedy defenseman ... recorded 16 points in 78 games during 2006-07 ... scored an overtime goal (October 21, 2006) ... recorded 11 points in 39 games during 2007-08 ... traded at the start of the 2008-09 season.
Jason Krog Canucks were his 14th pro team in ten seasons ... played four games during 2008-09 ... lone Canuck goal came on the powerplay on October 25, 2008.
Robert Kron Wore number 58 as a rookie ... played three seasons ... five of his 24 goals were scored shorthanded ... his lone goal of the 1992 playoffs was scored shorthanded ... recorded 57 points in 144 games ... .
Vladimir Krutov Joined the Canucks as a 29 year old rookie ... played one season ... first Russian-born player to score for the Canucks ... scored twice in his second NHL game .. recorded 34 points in 61 games ... unable to adjust to life in Canada and left the NHL after the 1989-90 season.
Frantisek Kucera Played 26 regular season games and 6 playoff games over two seasons ... his lone goal as a Canucks came in a 9-2 win over Tampa Bay (January 6, 1996).
Stu Kulak Recorded two points in a four game trial during 1982-83 ... missed the entire 1984-85 season because of injury ... returned to the Canucks for part of the 1986-87 season ... played 32 games, recording four points.
Orland Kurtenbach Three seasons in WHL ... Canuck captain first four years team in NHL ... Named team MVP in each of their first three seasons ... first Canuck to record a hat trick (December 12, 1970) ... tied for the Canuck lead in points (61) during 1971-72 ... signed a deal in August 1972 that made him the (reportedly) highest-ever paid athlete in BC.
Justin Kurtz Played his first NHL game as a Canuck on October 23, 2001 ... recorded 8 points in 27 games during 2001-02.
Tom Kurvers Defenseman ... recorded 27 points in 32 games in 1990-91 ... added four points in six games during the 1991 playoffs.

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Player Name Era Rating Player Notes
Jason LaBarbera Obtained by the Canucks in December 2008 after Roberto Luongo was injured ... played in 9 games, posting a record of 3-2-2 and a save percentage of .915.
Scott Lachance Joined Canucks at start of 2000-01 season ... named team's unsung hero in 2001-02 ... recorded 25 points in 157 games.
Nathan Lafayette Became a Canuck because Craig Janney refused to report to Vancouver ... integral part of 1994 cup run ... recorded 9 points in 20 games that spring ... recorded ten points in 38 regular season games.
Bobby Lalonde Smallest Canuck ever (5'5") ... played six seasons ... played all three forward positions ... named team's most exciting player three times in a row (1974-75 to 1976-77) ... first Canuck to be awarded the Molson Cup (1975-76).
Mike Lampman Played 14 games during 1973-74.
Darren Langdon Played first game for Canucks November 2, 2002 ... finished season with one assist in 45 games ... claimed by Montreal in 2003 waiver draft.
Jean-Marc Lanthier Played 105 games over four seasons ... scored regular season overtime goal on March 3, 1985 ... did not play for another NHL team.
Rick Lanz Born in Czechoslovakia, but family fled when the Soviets invaded ... seven seasons on blueline ... scored his first NHL goal (the game winner) in his first NHL game (October 10, 1980) ... served as a translator for Czechs Jiri Bubla and Ivan Hlinka in 1981 ... suffered a season ending injury on January 2, 1982 ... first Canuck defenseman to score a regular season overtime goal (March 9, 1984) ... tied for NHL lead in powerplay goals by a defenseman (14) during 1983-84 ... named team's best defenseman in 1983-84.
Igor Larionov Gifted playmaker ... joined Canucks as 29 year old rookie ... left Canucks because the team would have had to pay more money to the Soviets ... recorded 143 points in 210 games ... scored six game winning goals ... recorded 11 points in 19 playoff games ... helped Pavel Bure make the transition to NHL hockey.
Paul Lawless Played 13 games during 1987-88.
John LeBlanc Played 43 games ... recorded four assists in one game (January 13, 1988) ... most productive NHL season was his second in Vancouver (1987-88) when he recorded 22 points in 41 games.
Grant Ledyard Played 49 games on defense during 1997-98 in the middle of his 1028 game NHL career.
Brad Leeb Played first of two NHL games on December 12, 1999.
Gary Leeman Played 10 games during 1994-95.
Moe Lemay Brought to the team for a five game tryout in February 1982 ... scored his first NHL goal and added two assists during a 6-3 win over Boston (February 17, 1982) ... recorded 30 points in the final 36 games of the 1984-85 season ... led team in plus/minus during 1984-85 ... played 279 games over five seasons, recording 162 points ... traded to Edmonton on March 10, 1987, just in time to be part of the Oilers' Stanley Cup team.
Richard Lemieux Small centre ... scored his first NHL goal during a 5-1 win over Minnesota (January 8, 1972) ... recorded 90 points in 192 games over three seasons ... left the Canucks when he was drafted by the Kansas City Scouts in their expansion draft.
Tim Lenardon Played 8 games during 1986-87.
Trevor Letowski Role player ... played first game as a Canuck on December 29, 2001 ... recorded 42 points in 120 games over two seasons ... in and out of lineup during 2003 playoffs.
Don Lever Eight seasons ... did not miss a game during his first five seasons with the team ... set a team record with a 437 consecutive game streak ... named team's unsung hero and most exciting player in 1973-74 ... named team MVP in 1975-76 ... served as captain during the late 1970's ... traded to Atlanta with Brad Smith for Ivan Boldirev and Darcy Rota ... held the Canuck team record for career points (407) until Thomas Gradin and Stan Smyl passed him in 1983-84.
Craig Levie Played 9 games during 1986-87.
Doug Lidster Joined the Canucks late in the 1983-84 season after playing for Canada in the 1984 Olympics ... scored his first NHL goal against Los Angeles (October 31, 1984) ... played every game of the 1986-87 and 1989-90 seasons ... led Canuck defensemen in points (63) in 1986-87 ... one of the first Canucks to play ten seasons ... one of three "tri-captains" during 1990-91 ... named team's unsung hero in 1984-85 ... named best Canuck defenseman four times ... traded to the Rangers in a complicated deal that took five days and allowed the Canucks to protect backup goalie Kay Whitmore in that year's expansion draft ... part of the Ranger team that won the 1994 Stanley Cup.
Trevor Linden Scored 30 goals as a rookie (1988-89) ... named to NHL's All-Rookie Team in 1988-89 ... only rookie to be named the team's most valuable player ... led Canucks in points twice (1990-91, 1991-92) ... team captain for six seasons starting in 1991-92 ... named team MVP four times ... named team's most exciting player in 1988-89 and 1990-91 ... played in the 1991 and 1992 All-Star games ... traded away during 1997-98, rejoined the team during 2001-02 ... holds team record for most career playoff points (95) ... won NHL's King Clancy Award for service to the community in 1996-97 ... fourth Canuck to play in his 1000th NHL game ... recorded 733 points in 1140 games ... scored 263rd goal as a Canuck, setting team record for most career goals, on November 25, 2002 in Minnesota ... In 2003-04, Linden became the second Canuck to play 13 seasons with the team ... last Canuck to score in a game that ended in a tie (March 16, 2004) ... first person to play 1000 games as a Canuck ... first player to score 300 goals as a Canuck ... scored on seven of his twelve shootout attempts ... retired holding team records for career games played, career assists, career games played in the playoffs, career assists in the playoffs, and career points in the playoffs ... only Canuck to play in 11 different playoff years ... jersey number 16 retired in his honour.
Lars Lindgren Defenseman ... nicknamed "Lurch" ... played 394 games ... represented the Canucks in the 1980 All-Star game ... named team's unsung hero in 1981-82 ... All-star game rep once (1980) ... infamous for shooting the puck into his own net with nine seconds remaining in a game against Edmonton, giving the Oilers a 3-3 tie (November 20, 1982).
Mats Lindgren Veteran winger signed as a free agent in November, 2002 ... recorded 14 points in 54 games during 2002-03 ... missed end of 2002-03 season with back injury.
Ken Lockett Nicknamed "spider" ... first Canuck netminder to record back-to-back shutouts (April 1 and 2, 1975) ... first Canuck goalie to play in a playoff game (April 13, 1975) ... posted a record of 13-15-8 in 55 games over two seasons.
Dave Logan Physical defenseman ... played 40 games over two seasons, recording 122 minutes in penalties.
Brian Loney Played 12 games during 1995-96.
Dave Lowry Recorded 40 points in 165 games over three seasons ... only Canuck to score a regular season overtime goal during 1985-86.
Brad Lukowich Played 13 games during 2009-10 ... scored his one goal on the season on his lone shot and it was a game-winner.
Jyrki Lumme Offensive defenseman ... Joined the Canucks after two seasons with Montreal ... second Canuck defenseman to score a regular season overtime goal (March 15, 1990) ... played in every Canuck game during 1990-91 and 1993-94 ... most productive season was 1993-94 when he recorded 55 points ... held team record for most career points by a defenseman (321) when he left the team (tied with Dennis Kearns) ... holds team record for most points by a defenseman in the playoffs (40) ... named team's best defenseman four times ... played on the Finnish Olympic team in 1998 and 2002.
Len Lunde Two seasons in WHL ... Played 20 games during 1970-71.
Roberto Luongo Obtained in a major trade (with Lukas Krajicek for Todd Bertuzzi, Alex Auld and Bryan Allen) on June 23, 2006 ... played in 76 games and recorded 47 wins (both team records) during 2006-07 ... recorded 5 shutouts during 2006-07 ... named a starter in the 2007 All-Star game ... faced 76 shots and made 72 saves (both team records) during a seven period playoff game (April 11, 2007) ... finalist for both Vezina and Hart trophies in 2006-07 ... first Canuck to record three consecutive shutouts (November 25, 27, 29, 2007) ... voted as a starter to the 2008 All-Star game, but did not play ... set team record with 9 shutouts in 2008-09, including three in a row (November 4, 6, 8, 2008) ... played in the 2009 All-Star game ... fourth Canuck netminder to play in 200 games and record 100 wins ... third Canuck netminder to record a shutout in the playoffs (April 17, 2009) ... recorded 40 wins and 4 shutouts in 68 games during 2009-10.
Gary Lupul Sparkplug ... "Loop, Loop" ... proved to be a feisty player during his first training camp in his home town ... scored in overtime, leading the Canucks to a 6-5 win over Los Angeles (October 13, 1984) ... played parts of seven seasons ... died July 18, 2007 of an apparent heart attack.
Al MacAdam Finished long NHL career playing 1984-85 with Canucks, recording 34 points in 80 games ... recorded 15 points in his first 18 games with the team.
Chris McAllister Tallest Canuck ever (6'7") ... played 64 games, recording 5 points ... scored his first NHL goal during a 3-3 tie in Dallas (December 27, 1997).
Andrew McBain Scored first of five Canuck goals in his first game with team ... played parts of three seasons ... recorded 15 points in 45 games.
Bryan McCabe Joined and left the Canucks in blockbuster trades ... recorded 33 points in 95 games on the blueline.
Kevin McCarthy Captain three of his six seasons ... recorded 199 points ... named team's unsung hero in 1979-80 ... voted to the 1981 All-Star game ... named team's best defenseman in 1980-81 ... served as captain during the early 1980's.
Steve McCarthy Recorded 6 points in 51 games during 2005-06 ... obtained and traded for a draft pick.
Dennis McCord Played 3 games during 1973-74.
Blair MacDonald Very productive when he was on a line with Wayne Gretzky in Edmonton, but could not duplicate the stats in Vancouver ... recorded 54 points in 88 games over three seasons.
Brett MacDonald Played 1 game during 1987-88.
Joe McDonnell Played 7 games during 1981-82.
Jack McIlhargey Enforcer ... nicknamed "Buck" ... obtained from and traded to Philadelphia ... led team in penalty minutes during 1977-78 (172) ... named th team's "most valuable teammate" in 1978-79 ... recorded 403 penalty minutes in 167 games.
Drew MacIntyre Played first two NHL games in net during 2007-08 ... stopped 9 of 11 shots in 27 minutes of action during his first NHL game on December 13, 2007 ... played 61 minutes, allowing 3 goals.
John McIntyre Accomplished defensive forward ... named team's unsung hero in 1993-94 ... played in all 24 games during the 1994 playoffs ... recorded 13 points in 90 games. played his final two NHL seasons with the Canucks.
Nathan McIver Played his first NHL game on November 9, 2006 ... finished the night with 7 minutes in penalties and minus-3.
Steve McKichan Played 1 period in net during 1990-91, allowing 2 goals.
Kirk McLean Holds all career goalie records ... finished third in voting for Vezina Trophy in 1988-89 ... named team MVP in 1989-90 and 1991-92 ... led NHL in games and minutes played in 1989-90 ... second Canuck netminder to record 30 wins in a season (38 in 1991-92) ... led NHL in wins and shutouts in 1991-92 ... played in the 1990 and 1992 All-Star games ... named second team NHL All-Star (1991-92) ... played 1544 minutes during the 1994 playoffs (then an NHL record) ... recorded 4 shutouts during 1994 playoffs ... posted a record of 211-228-62 in 516 games over 11 seasons ... posted a record of 34-34 in 68 playoff games over 7 seasons ... recorded 20 shutouts in the regular season and 6 shutouts in the playoffs ... recorded 21 assists in the regular season and 6 assists in the playoffs ... prior to 2006-07, McLean had won more games in the playoffs (34) than all other Canuck netminders combined.
Dave McLelland Played 2 games during 1972-73.
Peter McNab Scored in overtime, leading the Canucks to a 3-2 win over Edmonton (December 8, 1984) ... Recorded 55 points in 88 games over two seasons.
Bryan McSheffrey Never realized full potential ... scored his first NHL goal against the Rangers (October 11, 1972) ... played 87 games, recording 20 points.
Robert McVicar Played 2:44 in net during a game on December 1, 2005 ... second Canuck netminder to have a career goals against average of 0.00.
Jim Mair Played 23 games between 1972-73 and 1974-75.
Wayne Maki Part of an infamous stick swinging incident that seriously injured Bruin Ted Green during the 1969 preseason (while with St. Louis) ... One of the original NHL Canucks ... finished second on the team in points during 1970-71 (63) ... recorded 123 points in 180 games ... suffered headaches early in 1972-73 when a brain tumor was discovered ... survived an emergency opeartion in December 1972 but he never returned to hockey ... his number (11) was retired after his death in May 1974 and not worn again until 1997.
Marek Malik Drafted by Hartford using Vancouver's third round pick in 1993 (obtained in the deal for Murray Craven) ... Played first game for Canucks November 2, 2002 ... recorded 18 points in 69 games and was +23 with the Canucks during 2002-03 ... played in all 14 playoff games during 2003 ... led team with a +35 rating during 2003-04 (tying team record for best +/- in one season).
Dean Malkoc Enforcer defenseman ... played 41 games in 1995-96 recording two assists and 136 penalty minutes..
Kris Manery Played 21 games during 1979-80 ... obtained in January 1980 and left in February 1980.
Cesare Maniago Finished long NHL career in Vancouver ... played 93 games ... named team MVP in 1976-77 and 1977-78 ... one of a handful of netminders to record a shutout for and against the Canucks ... posted a record of 27-45-17.
Bob Manno Defenseman ... served time in the minors each of his first three seasons ... spent some time on left wing when several forwards were injured ... recorded six points in the final five games of 1979-80 ... played 163 games over five seasons, recording 68 points.
Mario Marois Obtained and traded away in same season (1980-81) ... recorded 16 points in 50 games.
Grant Martin Played 24 games during 1983-84 and 1984-85.
Pit Martin First player to play his 1,000th NHL game as a Canuck during 1977-78 ... finished his long NHL career with the Canucks ... recorded 72 points in 131 games.
Bob Mason Played 6 games in net during 1990-91, posting a record of 2-4-0.
Brad Maxwell Defenseman ... played 30 games during 1986-87, recording 8 points ... scored his lone Canuck goal during a 4-3 win over Calgary (January 17, 1987).
Brad May Recorded 56 points and 380 penalty minutes in 225 games over 5 seasons ... six of his 29 goals were game winners ... returned to the Canucks in March, 2003 ... played in all 14 playoff games during 2003 ... led Canucks with 137 penalty minutes during 2003-04.
Jay Mazur Drafted 230th overall in 1983 ... seven years in minors ... played 47 games for Canucks over four seasons, scoring 11 goals and adding 7 assists.
Gerry Meehan Obtained and traded away during 1974-75 ... played 57 games, recording 25 points ... two of his ten goals were game winners.
Larry Melnyk Defenseman ... suffered a fractured orbit bone in his second game as a Canuck ... set a career high for games played in 1988-89 (74) ... played 190 games over three seasons, recording 21 points and 246 penalty minutes.
Mark Messier Canuck captain for three non-playoff seasons ... played in the 1998 and 2000 All-Star games ... named team MVP in 1999-2000 ... recorded 162 points in 207 games.
Alfie Michaud Played in goal during 1999-2000 season.
Aaron Miller Veteran NHL defenseman joined Canucks for 2007-08 season ... recorded nine points in 57 games.
Gerry Minor Recorded 6 short-handed goals as a rookie (1980-81) ... suffered two serious injuries during 1981-82 limiting his play to 13 regular season games ... returned to the lineup for the opening game of the Conference Finals against Chicago ... played 140 games over five seasons, recording 32 points.
Willie Mitchell Defensive defenseman ... recorded 11 points in 62 games during 2006-07 ... played in all 82 regular season games and ten playoff games during 2008-09 ... led club with a +29 mark during 2008-09 ... recorded a career high 23 points during 2008-09 ... limited to 48 games and missed the playoffs due to injuries during 2009-10.
Alexander Mogilny Second Canuck to score 50 goals in a season (1995-96) ... led team in goals (55), assists (52) and points (107) during 1995-96 ... played in the 1996 All-Star game ... named team's most exciting player in 1995-96 ... named to second All-Star Team (1995-96) ... holds team record for fastest three goals (2:55) ... led team in points during 1996-97 (73).
Tomas Mojzis Played in his first NHL game on February 4, 2006 ... Recorded one assist in seven games during 2005-06 ... Traded to the Blues in March 2006.
Lars Molin Joined the Canucks after -- and before -- a long career in Sweden ... recorded 46 points in 72 games during 1981-82 ... chipped in another 11 points during the 1982 playoffs ... both of his goals in the 1982 playoffs were game winners ... recorded 98 points in 172 games over three seasons.
Sergio Momesso A "Blues Brother" ... also known as one of the twin towers when he and Jim Sandlak flanked Cliff Ronning ... played in every Canuck playoff game between 1991 and 1995, recording 157 penalty minutes in 66 games ... scored in overtime against Dallas in the 1994 playoffs (May 8, 1994) ... recorded 141 points and 655 penalty minutes in 269 games.
Garry Monahan First player ever taken in an Amateur Draft (by Montreal in 1963) ... named team's unsung hero in 1974-75 ... scored first ever playoff game winning goal ... recorded 140 points in 287 games over four seasons.
Brad Moran Played three games during February 2007 ... recorded one assist.
Stephane Morin Played 6 games during 1992-93 and 1993-94.
Brendan Morrison Obtained by Canucks in March 2000 ... played in every Canuck game during 2000-01 through 2006-07 ... emerged as the number one centre during 2002-03 ... recorded 368 points in 504 games up to the end of 2006-07 ... named NHL player of the week during February 2003 ... second on Canucks with 11 points in 14 games during 2003 playoffs ... recorded third straight 20+ goal season in 2003-04 ... scored the goal which ended a triple overtime game (April 17, 2004) ... scored 9 career regular season overtime goals (a team record) and 6 career shootout goals on 12 shots ... recorded 393 points in 543 regular season games plus 25 points in 43 playoff games.
Dave Morrison Played 8 games during 1984-85.
Tyler Moss Played first (and only) game in Canuck nets December 23, 2002 ... allowed one goal in 22 minutes played.
Bill Muckalt Excellent start to rookie season ... finished 1998-99 with 36 points in 73 games ... played 106 games over two seasons before being traded to the Islanders.
Rob Murphy Career minor leaguer ... played 73 games over 5 seasons ... first Canuck to wear number 44 (February 2, 1990) ... left the Canucks when Ottawa drafted him in their expansion draft.
Bob Murray Not gifted, but played hard every night ... played 90 games over three seasons, recording 13 points.
Dana Murzyn Hard nosed defenseman ... "plus" player in 7 of 9 seasons ... named team's best defenseman in 1992-93 ... played in all 80 games during 1993-94 ... injured in the game seven of the Calgary series in 1994 and did not return to action ... led team in penalty minutes during 1994-95 (129) ... recorded 88 points and 900 penalty minutes in 452 games over nine seasons ... recorded seven points in 40 playoff games.

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Player Name Era Rating Player Notes
John Namestnikov Russian name: Yevgeny ... played 35 games in 3 seasons.
Markus Naslund Obtained by Canucks in March 1996 for Alek Stojanov ... led Canucks in goals six seasons in a row (1998-99 through 2003-04) and points seven seasons in a row (1998-99 through 2005-06) ... played in five All-Star games starting in 1999 ... served as captain from 2000-01 to 2007-08 ... named to the NHL's First All-Star Team in 2001-02, 2002-03 and 2003-04... NHL player of the month in January 2002 ... voted as team MVP five times ... named team's most exciting player in 1998-99 and 2000-01 ... first Canuck to record 40 or more goals in three straight seasons ... won the Lester B. Pearson Award (the league's most outstanding player as voted on by the players) in 2003 ... finished second in the NHL in points (104) and goals (48) in 2002-03 ... third Canuck to reach 100 points in a season ... served as Captain of the Western Conference team at the 2004 All-Star Game ... led Canucks with 9 points in 7 games during 2003-04 playoffs ... second player to score 300 goals as a Canuck ... left Canucks after 2007-08 as the leader in career goals (346), career points (756), career powerplay goals (114), and career game winning goals (49) ... fourth Canuck to play in 12 seasons ... recorded 33 points in 45 playoff games.
Petr Nedved Defected to Canada after a midget tournament in Calgary ... played his first three NHL seasons with the Canucks ... played in all 84 games during 1992-93 ... when he signed with St. Louis as a free agent, the Canucks eventually received four players in compensation ... holds team record for recording at least a point in 15 consecutive games (November/December 1992).
Cam Neely First round draft pick in 1983 ... played first three NHL seasons in Vancouver ... recorded seven points in his first five games in 1984-85 before suffering a dislocated kneecap when he was hipchecked by Denis Potvin ... traded to the Bruins with a first round draft pick for Barry Pederson -- one of the worst trades in Canuck history.
Sergei Nemchinov Played 6 games during 1996-97.
Jim Nill Joined the Canucks in the deal that saw Glen Hanlon go to St. Louis ... played eight games for the Canucks at the end of the 1981-82 season ... recorded seven points in 16 games during the 1982 playoffs ... scored in double overtime against Chicago (April 27, 1982).
Brian Noonan Recorded 37 points in 98 games over two seasons ... played in all 82 games during the 1997-98 season ... named team's unsung hero in 1997-98.
Robert Nordmark Cousin of Canuck Anders Eldebrink ... powerplay "quarterback" in 1988-89 ... 33 of his 41 points came on the powerplay in 1988-89 ... scored three goals in seven games during the 1989 playoffs ... ten of his 13 points in 1989-90 came on the powerplay ... played 169 games with the Canucks and did not return to the NHL.
Mika Noronen Played four games in net during March and April 2006 ... recorded a win against Colorado (April 15, 2006) ... posted a career goals against average of 3.52.
Lawrence Nycholat Career minor leaguer obtained in trade for Ryan Shannon (September 2, 2008) ... recorded one assist in 14 games during 2008-09.
Evan Oberg Played two games during 2009-10, wearing number 64.
Shane O'Brien Hardnosed defenseman joined the Canucks early in the 2008-09 season ... played in 76 games, recording ten assists and 196 penalty minutes ... recorded 8 points in 65 games during 2009-10 ... played in all 12 playoff games during 2010.
Chris Oddleifson Excellent at face-offs ... recorded 265 points in 469 games ... first Canuck to score two short-handed goals in one game ... served as captain during 1976-77 ... only Canuck to play in every game the first four seasons they made the playoffs.
Gino Odjick Most penalized Canuck (2127 minutes in 444 games) ... enforcer for eight seasons ... wore number 66 during his first NHL game ... led Canucks in penalty minutes six different seasons ... led NHL in penalty minutes (371) in 1996-97 ... holds Canuck record for most penalty minutes in one game (47) ... scored three goals -- including both game winning goals -- and added an assist during the 1996 playoffs.
Gerry O'Flaherty Son of the Canucks' chief scout at the time, John O'Flaherty ... recorded 193 points in 435 games over six seasons ... holds team record for fastest two goals (9 seconds) ... first American-born Canuck to record 100 points.
Mattias Ohlund Name to NHL All-Rookie team (defense) in 1997-98 ... voted the team's best defenseman four times ... played in the 1999 All-Star game ... missed first 38 games of 1999-00 with an eye injury ... missed games during 2002-03 with a knee injury ... often leads the Canucks in ice-time during games ... played in every Canuck game during 2003-04 ... recorded 276 points in 635 games over 9 seasons ... has scored 6 regular season overtime goals .
Roman Oksiuta Recorded 46 points in 68 games over two seasons ... recorded five points during the 1995 playoffs.
Paul O'Neil Played 5 games during 1973-74.
Chris O'Sullivan Recorded 5 assists in 11 games during 1999-2000.
Maxime Ouellet One of five Canuck netminders during 2005-06 ... played in 4 games ... posted a goals against average of 3.25.
Michel Ouellet Played three games in early November 2008 ... Canucks recorded a shutout in every game he played.
Rosaire Paiement Led Canucks in goals (34) and penalty minutes (152) during 1970-71 ... played in all 78 games during 1970-71 ... first Canuck to score four goals in one game (February 9, 1971) ... recorded another hat trick a week later in a 5-4 win over the defending Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins ... recorded 91 points in 147 games ... jumped to WHA.
Richard Park First Korean-born player on the Canucks ... recorded 18 points in 60 games during 2005-06 ... two of his goals were game winners.
Mike Peca Hard checking forward ... saw his first NHL action, playing four games during 1993-94 ... scored his first NHL goal in a 1-1 tie with Dallas (January 20, 1995 -- the first Canuck game of the shortened season) ... played 37 games over 2 seasons ... sent to Buffalo so the Canucks could reunite Alexander Mogilny and Pavel Bure.
Barry Pederson Scored his first NHL goal against Vancouver (October 24, 1980) ... recorded 197 points in 233 games over four seasons ... led team in assists during 1986-87 and 1987-88 ... named team MVP in 1986-87 ... recorded five assists in one game (January 26, 1988) ... recorded at least a point in each of the Canucks' first seven games of 1988-89 ... suffered a broken collar bone late in the 1988-89 season, missing his only chance to play for the Canucks in the playoffs.
Denis Pederson Role player for parts of three seasons, starting in March 2000 ... recorded 23 points in 102 games.
Brent Peterson Defensive forward ... picked up and lost through the waiver draft ... named team's unsung hero in 1985-86 ... played 146 games over two seasons ... four of his 15 goals were game winners.
Michel Petit Nicknamed "Mike Small" ... saw his first NHL action as an emergency callup in March 1983 ... joined the Canucks as a rookie in 1983-84, recording 15 points in 44 games ... played 226 games on defense in six seasons ... traded to the Rangers in November 1987 ... ended up playing on ten different NHL teams.
Matt Pettinger Obtained for Matt Cooke late in the 2007-08 season ... finished the season playing in 20 games, scoring four goals and adding two assists ... returned to the Canucks for nine more games during 2009-10
Adrien Plavsic Played four games with St. Louis before joining the Canucks ... scored his first NHL goal against the Blues (March 15, 1990) ... recorded eight points in 13 games during the 1992 playoffs ... spent the 1994 playoffs preparing for a chance to play that never came ... played 182 games over six seasons on Canuck defense.
Poul Popiel Original Canuck ... played in all 78 games during 1970-71 ... played 116 games over two seasons, recording 34 points ... jumped to the WHA and had a fine career there.
Felix Potvin Posted record of 26-30-10 in net during 1999-2000 and 2000-01 ... recorded his lone shutout as a Canuck during a 4-0 win over Buffalo (October 14, 2000).
Tracy Pratt Two seasons with WHL Canucks, three with NHL version ... led team in penalty minutes during 1974-75 (145) ... played in the 1975 All-Star game ... recorded 39 points in 176 games.
Kevin Primeau Played 2 games during 1980-81.
Sean Pronger Originally drafted by the Canucks, but did not play for the team until he returned ... played his first game for the Canucks on March 5, 2004 ... recorded one assist in 3 games
Taylor Pyatt Recorded 37 points in 76 games during 2006-07 ... recorded 4 game winning goals during 2006-07 ... scored the overtime winner in game three of the Dallas series (April 15, 2007) ... missed several games at the end of the 2008-09 season after the death of his fiancee ... has recorded 49 goals and 93 points in 224 games ... has taken 12 shootout shots, but only scored once..
Dan Quinn Obtained and traded away in deals that involved six players each ... led team in points (89-90), though half scored in Pittsburgh ... scored 13 goals in 14 games during February 1990 ... one of three "tri-captains" during 1990-91.
Pat Quinn Joined the Canucks and left the Canucks in expansion drafts ... solid defenseman ... played 133 games ... returned as General Manager many years later.
Dan Ratushny Played 1 game during 1992-93, recording an assist.
Andrew Raycroft Backup goalie during 2009-10 ... posted a record of 9-5-1 in 21 games ... recorded his first shutout as a Canuck on November 1, 2009 (3-0 over Colorado) ... saw action in one game during the 2010 playoffs.
Mason Raymond Second round draft pick in 2005 ... scored his first NHL goal in a 3-2 win over Anaheim (December 12, 2007) ... scored the game deciding shootout goal in Nashville (February 21, 2008) ... recorded 21 points in 49 games during 2007-08 ... recorded 23 points in 72 games during 2008-09 ... played in the 2009 NHL Young Stars game ... scored twice in ten playoff games in 2009 ... set career highs in games played (82), goals (25), assists (28) and points (53) during 2009-10 ... 13 of his 45 goals have come on the powerplay.
Marc Reaume Two seasons with WHL Canucks ... 27 games in 1970-71.
Brandon Reid Scored two goals in his second NHL game ... returned to the Canucks in February 2007 ... recorded 6 points in 13 games over three seasons.
Paul Reinhart Excellent offensive defenseman ... 114 points in 131 games ... first Canuck blueliner to score a playoff overtime goal, lifting the Canucks to a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames (April 5, 1989) ... named team's best defenseman in 1988-89 and 1989-90 ... led team in assists during 1988-89 and 1989-90 ... scored more points for the Canucks than any other player during 1989-90 ... represented the Canucks in the 1989 All-Star game.
Glen Richardson Played 24 games during 1975-76.
Dave Richter Played 127 games during 1986-87 and 1987-88 ... played most of 1986-87 with a bad shoulder, but only missed two games ... both goals he scored in 1986-87 were the first goal of the game.
Curt Ridley Posted 25-44-16 record in 96 games over four seasons ... strained both his knees during an exhibition game in September 1978 ... assigned to the farm team in November 1978 and did not return to the Canucks that season ... played ten more games for the Canucks in 1979-80.
Mike Ridley Played his final two NHL seasons with the Canucks ... recorded 73 points in 112 games over two seasons.
Byron Ritchie Veteran joined Canucks as a free agent for the 2007-08 season ... played in 71 games recording 11 points.
Garth Rizzuto Played 37 games during 1970-71 ... one of many Canucks that went to the WHA.
David Roberts Played 58 games and was +11 during 1996-97 season ... played another 13 games during 1997-98 -- his last NHL action.
Bert Robertsson Defenseman ... 69 games during 1997-98 and 1998-99 ... his best NHL point production was six points in 30 games during 1997-98.
Mike Robitaille Finished NHL career with Canucks ... named team's unsung hero in 1975-76 ... played 174 games ... often paired with Tracy Pratt -- the same combination that was used in Buffalo.
Leon Rochefort NHL career began in 1960-61 ... recorded 32 points in 87 games over two seasons ... recorded two assists in the Canucks' first playoff series (1975) ... played his final 11 NHL games with the Canucks during 1975-76.
Jeff Rohlicek Played 9 games during 1987-88 and 1988-89.
Leif Rohlin Played for Sweden in the 1994 Olympics ... recorded 32 points in 96 games over two seasons -- his only NHL action.
Aaron Rome Blueliner recorded 4 assists in 49 games during 2009-10.
Cliff Ronning Inspired by 1982 cup run ... remembered for his overtime goal celebration against Los Angeles (April 8, 1991), sliding on his knees and pumping his arm ... led team in assists during 1991-92 and 1992-93 ... named team's unsung hero in 1992-93 ... holds team record for most points in a period (5) ... scored in overtime to win game five against St. Louis (May 15, 1995) ... 328 points in 366 games.
Darcy Rota Led Canucks in goals during 1982-83 (42) ... recorded points in 14 straight games during March 1983 ... named team's most exciting player in 1982-83 ... represented the Canucks in the 1984 All-Star game ... 289 games.
Martin Rucinsky Picked up at the 2003-04 trading deadline ... recorded 3 points in 13 games to finish the season.
Christian Ruuttu Played latter half of 1994-95 season and playoffs.
Jarkko Ruutu Role player ... scored game winning goal January 8, 2003 ... played in 13 of 14 games during the 2003 playoffs ... played in all 82 games during 2005-06 ... named team's unsung hero in 2005-06 ... recorded 51 points and 453 penalty minutes in 267 games over 6 seasons.
Prestin Ryan Played first and only NHL game on February 8, 2006 ... recorded 2 minutes in penalties.
Rick Rypien Played first NHL game on December 21, 2005 ... scored 9 goals in 110 games over five seasons ... played in all ten playoff games in 2009 ... set career highs in games played (69), goals (4), assists (4) and points (8) during 2009-10.

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Player Name Era Rating Player Notes
Dany Sabourin Picked up on waivers on October 3, 2006 ... Roberto Luongo's backup during 2006-07 ... played in 9 games ... won his first NHL game February 20, 2007 ... finished season with a goals against average of 2.63 and a record of 2-4-1.
Sami Salo Recorded his first NHL point against the Canucks (while with Ottawa) ... played first game for Canucks October 10, 2002 ... recorded 204 points in 470 games over 7 seasons ... 17 of his 62 goals have been game winners, including 6 in overtime ... recorded 7 points in 7 games during the 2009 playoffs ... most of his goals have come on the powerplay (40 of 62) ... has recorded 21 points in 48 playoff games.
Mikael Samuelsson Recorded 53 points in 73 games during 2009-10 ... led Canucks with 15 points during the 2010 playoffs ... scored the overtime winner in the first game of the 2010 playoffs (April 15, 2010).
Derek Sanderson Recorded 16 points in his 16 games as a Canuck.
Geoff Sanderson Played 9 games during 1997-98 ... returned to the Canucks at the 2003-04 trading deadline ... recorded 7 points in final 13 games of the season, plus 2 more points in the playoffs ... last Canuck to be credited with a "game-tying goal" (March 10, 2004) ... scored the overtime winner against Edmonton (March 12, 2004).
Jim Sandlak Nicknamed "House" ... named best player at the 1985 World Junior Tournament ... first round draft pick in 1985 ... named to the NHL All-Rookie team (1986-87) ... led the team in plus/minus (+8) in 1988-89 ... scored the overtime goal that extended the Canucks' winning streak to seven games (February 23, 1989) ... recorded his first NHL hat trick in a 7-3 win over Winnipeg (March 26, 1989) ... recorded 221 points and 789 penalty minutes in 509 games over nine seasons ... also recorded 17 points in 33 playoff games.
Curtis Sanford Career minor leaguer joined Canucks as backup netminder for 2007-08 ... recorded his first win in a Canuck uniform against Columbus (October 21, 2007) ... recorded his first shutout as a Canuck in a 3-0 win against Ottawa (December 28, 2008) ... has posted a record of 11-11-1 in 35 games.
Tommi Santala Recorded 6 points in 30 games during 2006-07 ... lone goal came during a 2-0 win against Nashville (March 21, 2007).
David Saunders Recorded 20 points in 56 games during 1987-88, his only NHL action ... scored his first NHL goal during a 4-1 win in Detroit (November 19, 1987).
Dave Scatchard Recorded 54 points in 179 games over three seasons ... played in all 82 games during 1998-99 ... three of his 26 goals were game winners.
Peter Schaefer Scored his first NHL goal during a 4-3 win in Calgary (November 12, 1998) ... recorded 75 points in 178 games over three seasons ... refused to sign with the Canucks prior to the 2001-02 season and spent the season in Finland ... the Canucks eventually traded him to Ottawa (September 21, 2002).
John Schella Played 115 games with Canucks before jumping to WHA ... led team in penalty minutes during 1971-72 (166).
Andy Schliebener Played 84 games on defense over three seasons ... did not play with another NHL team ... played in six playoff games without recording a point or penalty.
Bobby Schmautz Small, but tough ... represented the Canucks at the 1973 All-Star game ... named team's most exciting player in 1972-73 ... led Canucks in goals (38), points (71) and penalty minutes (137) during 1972-73 ... only Canuck to record two separate four goal games ... played in the 1974 All-Star game ... 285 games.
Cory Schneider First round draft pick in 2004 ... lost 3-1 to Calgary in his first NHL game (November 29, 2008) ... recorded his first NHL win, defeating Minnesota 2-1 (December 5, 2008) ... allowed 3 goals on 3 shots during his first shootout (December 7, 2008) ... saw action in two games during 2009-10 ... has a record of 2-5-1 in 10 games.
Mathieu Schneider NHL veteran obtained in August 2009 ... recorded 5 points in 17 games during 2009-10 before being traded away.
Jesse Schultz Joined Canucks' farm team in 2003-04 ... played two games for the Canucks in 2006-07.
Corey Schwab Played six games in goal during 1999-2000.
Daniel Sedin Winger ... scored 20 goals as a rookie in 2000-01 ... missed one game between 2003-04 and 2008-09 ... led Canucks in goals (36) and points (84) during 2006-07 ... led Canucks in goals (29) during 2007-08 ... led Canucks in goals (31) and tied with Henrik in points (82) during 2008-09 ... has scored 7 overtime goals and 3 shootout goals ... recorded 547 points in 705 games over 9 seasons ... has recorded 42 points in 65 playoff games.
Henrik Sedin Centre ... has played in every Canuck game in seven different seasons ... scored overtime winner against Detroit in 2002 playoffs (April 17, 2002)... set team record with 71 assists in 2006-07 ... scored quadruple overtime goal against Minnesota (April 11, 2007) ... led Canucks in assists (61) and points (76) in 2007-08 ... played in the 2008 All-Star game ... led Canucks in assists (60) and tied with Daniel in points (82) during 2008-09 ... set franchise record with 112 points during 2009-10 ... won Hart Trophy as NHL MVP (2009-10) ... recorded 572 points in 728 games over 9 seasons ... recorded 44 points in 65 playoff games.
Ron Sedlbauer First Canuck to score 40 goals in a season ... led Canucks in goals (40) and points (56) during 1978-79 ... took and was stopped on three penalty shots during his time with Vancouver ... played 325 games.
Danny Seguin Recorded 6 points in 26 games over two seasons.
Alexander Semak Played 18 games during 1996-97.
Anatoli Semenov Joined team for end of 1992-93 season and playoffs ... recorded at least a point in 12 straight games during November, 1992.
Ryan Shannon Played 27 games during 2007-08, recording 5 goals and 8 assists ... four of his goals came on the powerplay.
Vadim Sharifijanov Scored in first Canuck game on January 15, 2000.
Sergei Shirokov Played 6 games early in the 2009-10 season.
Mike Sillinger Defensive centre ... obtained in a trade for Roman Oksiuta (March 15, 1996) ... finished the season with 4 points in 12 games and played in all six playoff games that spring ... recorded 37 points in 78 games during 1996-97 ... named team's unsung hero in 1996-97 ... played another 48 games in 1997-98 before being traded to Philadelphia.
Petri Skriko First Finnish-born Canuck ... nicknamed "Streak" or "Skreek" ... led Canucks in points in 1985-86 (78) and 1988-89 (66) ... scored 14 goals and added 8 assists in November 1986 ... scored four goals against the Rangers (November 21, 1986) ... once scored two short-handed goals during the same penalty (1:11 apart) ... recorded five points in a single game (March 13, 1987) ... second Canuck to record thirty or more goals in four consecutive seasons (1985-86 through 1988-89) ... tied for team lead in goals (30) during 1988-89 ... recorded 6 points in 7 games during the 1989 playoffs ... recorded 373 points in 472 games over seven seasons.
Peter Skudra Played first game in net on November 20, 2001 ... 10-8-2 in 2001-02 ... record of 19-13-8 in two seasons ... returned to Europe after 2002-03.
Jiri Slegr First son of an NHL Canuck to play for the Canucks ... recorded 70 points in 138 games during first three seasons ... traded to Edmonton in April 1995 and returned as a free agent in September 2003 ... wore number 71 in his first game back, October 11, 2003 ... played 16 games during 2003-04 before being traded again.
Darryl Sly WHL second team all-star (1968-69) ... played 31 games for the Canucks in 1970-71.
Brad Smith Played 21 games during 1978-79 and 1979-80.
Doug Smith Tough role player ... played 40 games over two seasons ... scored the winning goal in his first game as a Canuck (March 10, 1989) ... recorded four points in a game (March 26, 1989).
Gary Smith Holds many single season goaltending records ... 189 games ... voted to the 1975 All-Star game ... named team MVP twice (1973-74 and 1974-75) ... first Canuck netminder to record 30 wins in a season (32 in 1974-75).
Nathan Smith Played his first NHL game for the Canucks on November 18, 2003 ... played 2 games during 2003-04 ... played a single game during 2005-06 and 2006-07.
Bryan Smolinski Joined the Canucks at the trading deadline in 2007 ... recorded 7 points in 20 games to finish the season ... scored on his only shootout attempt (March 4, 2007).
Stan Smyl Third player to play ten seasons for the Canucks ... number 12 retired ... named team's most exciting player in 1979-80 ... led Canucks in goals (31), assists (47), points (78) and penalty minutes (204) during 1979-80 ... named team MVP in 1979-80, 1982-83 and 1985-86 ... recorded points in 13 straight games (February/March 1983) ... holds team record for most points in one month (31 in March, 1983) ... served as captain from 1982-83 through 1989-90.
Harold Snepsts Defensive defenseman ... named team's best defenseman four times during his 12 year career ... one of only a handful of players the Canucks traded twice ... led team in penalty minutes three times ... named team's unsung hero in 1978-79 ... first Canuck defenseman to be awarded a penalty shot (he scored) ... second player to play ten seasons for the Canucks ... represented the Canucks at the All-Star game twice ... last Canuck to play without a helmet (1989-90) ... second in all time games played (781).
Garth Snow Obtained late in the 1997-98 season for another goaltender, Sean Burke ... played in 65 games during 1998-99, posting a record of 20-31-8 ... played in his 100th game as a Canuck during a 4-3 win over Calgary (February 9, 2000) ... recorded 6 shutouts in his 109 games as a Canuck.
Gene Sobchuk Played 1 game during 1973-74.
Brent Sopel Played 302 games on Canuck blueline between 1998-99 and 2003-04 ... Named NHL player of the week in January 2002 ... only missed one game during the 2002-03 season (including playoffs) ... recorded 37 points during 2002-03 ... scored an overtime goal against Minnesota during the 2003 playoffs ... posted career years with 10 goals, 32 assists and 42 points during 2003-04 ... rejoined the Canucks late in the 2006-07 season, playing 20 games.
Fred Speck Played 18 games during 1971-72.
Andy Spruce Sixth round draft pick in 1974 ... played 51 games during 1976-77, scoring nine goals and adding six assists..
Steve Staios Defenseman ... also spent some time as a winger during 1997-98 and 1998-99 ... recorded 208 penalty minutes in 143 games ... selected by Atlanta in their expansion draft (June 25, 1999).
Daryl Stanley Defenseman ... served as interim team captain for eleven games when Stan Smyl hurt late in the 1987-88 season ... left the team for undisclosed reasons for four months at the start of the 1988-89 season, playing his first game on February 1, 1989 ... recorded 192 penalty minutes in 100 games ... two of his six goals were game winners.
Mike Stapleton Played 18 games after being obtained in December, 2000 ... his lone goal as a Canuck came during a 6-5 win over Edmonton (February 17, 2001).
Ronnie Stern Enforcer ... led Canucks in penalty minutes despite playing in only 34 games during 1989-90 (208) ... recorded 480 penalty minutes in 97 games over four seasons.
Mike Stevens Played 6 games between January and April 1985, recording 3 assists.
Ralph Stewart Played for the WHL Canucks in 1968-69 ... two separate stints with NHL Canucks ... recorded an assist in three games during 1970-71 ... returned to the Canucks in 1976-77 and played another 50 games over the next two seasons ... recorded 20 points in his 53 career games.
Ron Stewart Played 42 games during 1971-72, his 20th NHL season ... obtained from and sent back to the New York Rangers in the same season ... one of the few players to join the Canucks after winning multiple Stanley Cups (three with Toronto).
Alek Stojanov First round draft pick in 1991 ... played 62 games over two seasons, recording 136 penalty minutes ... infamous as the player traded for Markus Naslund (March 20, 1996).
Steve Stone Played 2 games during 1973-74, his only NHL action.
Jason Strudwick Fought with Gino Odjick -- the player he was traded for -- in his first game as a Canuck (March 24, 1998) ... scored his first NHL goal in a 1-1 tie with Los Angeles (February 29, 2000) ... played 243 games with Canucks over five seasons, recording 19 points and 365 minutes in penalties.
Raimo Summanen Scored a goal in four consecutive games when he first joined the Canucks (March 26 to April 1, 1987) ... played 19 games during 1986-87 and 1987-88, recording 13 points.
Mats Sundin Pursued by several teams as a free agent during the summer of 2008 ... finally signed with Vancouver in December 2008 ... played his first game for the Canucks on January 7, 2009 ... recorded 28 points in 41 games during 2008-09 ... scored the game deciding shootout goal in Toronto (February 21, 2009) ... recorded 8 points in 8 games during the 2009 playoffs.
Patrik Sundstrom Led team in points during 1983-84 and 1984-85 ... first Canuck to record 90 points in a season (91 in 1983-84) ... holds team records for most assists (6) and points (7) in one game (February 29, 1984) ... first Canuck to score a regular season overtime goal (October 28, 1983 against Hartford) ... named team MVP in 1983-84 ... had a stretch of 32 games during 1984-85 where he recorded 43 points ... was fifth on the Canucks' all-time scoring list (342 points) when he was traded prior to the 1987-88 season for Greg Adams and Kirk McLean ... one of a handful of Canucks to average more than 0.9 points per game in his career (342 points in 374 games).
Rich Sutter Gritty player ... recorded 16 points in 16 games between January 16 and February 18, 1987 ... one of four Canucks to play in all 80 games in 1987-88 ... named team's unsung hero in 1987-88 and 1988-89 ... led Canuck forwards in penalty minutes in 1987-88 (165) and 1988-89 (122) ... recorded 533 penalty minutes in 291 games over four seasons.
Dale Tallon First ever amateur draft pick, second overall in 1970 ... led Canucks in assists during 1970-71 (42) ... represented the Canucks at the 1971 and 1972 All-Star games ... also played on the CPGA tour ... spent much of 1971-72 on left wing ... recorded 137 points in 222 games.
Steve Tambellini Centre ... recorded 25 of his 36 points during 1986-87 on the powerplay, where he often played one of the point positions ... left the Canucks to play for the Canadian Olympic team in 1988 and did not return to the NHL ... recorded 87 points in 161 games.
Don Tannahill Scored his first NHL goal in the first period of his first game; the puck went through the net ... scored 22 goals as a rookie ... underwent surgery on his back early in the 1973-74 season and did not return until late January ... finished his NHL career with the Canucks, but went on to play in the WHA.
Tony Tanti Led Canucks in points twice ... Three 40 goal seasons ... started 1983-84 season with 23 points in 11 games ... named team's most exciting player five years in a row (1983-84 through 1987-88) ... led Canucks in goals five straight years starting in 1983-84 ... selected to play in the 1984 All-Star game, but could not play because of an injury ... represented the Canucks in the 1986 All-Star game ... named team MVP in 1987-88.
Ted Taylor Two complete seasons each with WHL and NHL Canucks.
Alexei Tezikov Played first of two games on Canuck blueline December 27, 2001.
Esa Tikkanen Joined the Canucks after winning five Stanley Cups with the Oilers ... the Canucks were his third NHL team in 1995-96 ... finished the season with 37 points in 38 Canuck games ... added five points in six playoff games ... started the 1996-97 season with the Canucks, recording 27 points in 62 games before being traded to the Rangers.
Yannick Tremblay Recorded 3 points in 12 games during 2006-07 ... lone goal came during a win over Carolina (December 8, 2006).
Rob Tudor Played 26 games plus 3 playoff games over two seasons ... his best NHL season was 1978-79 when he recorded 8 points in 24 games ... spent several more seasons in the Canucks farm system..

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Player Name Era Rating Player Notes
Ossi Vaananen Claimed on waivers from Philadelphia late in the 2008-09 season ... played three games in the regular season and three in the playoffs during 2008-09 ... recorded a single assist in 2008-09.
Lubomir Vaic Played a total of 9 games during 1997-98 and 1999-2000.
Rick Vaive First round draft pick in 1979 ... traded as a rookie after recording 21 points in 47 games ... rejoined the Canucks late in his career, but only played in the minors..
Garry Valk Defensive forward ... scored his first NHL goal during a 5-3 win in Toronto (November 8, 1990) ... named team's unsung hero in 1991-92 ... spent his first three NHL seasons in Vancouver, recording 59 points in 172 games.
Herbert Vasiljevs Scored in first game as Canuck (Oct.9, 2001) ... 18 games in 01-02.
Dennis Ververgaert Third overall pick in 1973 Amateur Draft ... scored 26 goals as a rookie ... represented the Canucks in the 1976 All-Star game ... set an All-Star game record by scoring two goals in ten seconds ... led Canucks in goals (37) and points (71) during 1975-76 ... only missed one game between 1975-76 and 1977-78 ... scored the first goal in the first game of the 1976 playoffs ... recorded 304 points in 409 games before being traded to Philadelphia.
Sid Veysey Played 1 game during 1977-78.
Claude Vilgrain Played 6 games during 1987-88.
Scott Walker Nicknamed "Wild Thing" ... scrappy player despite being 5'9"... scored his first NHL goal during a 7-6 win in San Jose (October 14, 1995) ... recorded 44 points and 466 penalty minutes in 197 games ... drafted by Nashville in their expansion draft.
Ryan Walter Second player to play his 1,000th NHL game while with the Canucks ... NHL Man of the Year in 1991-92 ... played 92 games ... played in all 13 playoff games during 1992 ... retired after his stint in Vancouver.
Mike Walton Was playing in the WHA when he his NHL rights were obtained from Boston ... finally joined the Canucks near the end of the 1975-76 season ... recorded 16 points in 10 games to finish the season ... started 1977-78 season with points in 8 consecutive games ... led team in goals (29) and points (66) during 1977-78 despite playing in only 65 games ... led NHL in shooting percentage (25.2%) during 1977-78 ... recorded 113 points in 115 games.
Dixon Ward Drafted in 1988, but his first NHL season was 1992-93 ... recorded 52 points in 70 games that season ... added five points during the 1993 playoffs ... recorded 7 more points during 1993-94 before being traded to Los Angeles.
Ron Ward Played 71 games during 1971-72 ... named team's unsung hero in 1971-72 ... jumped to WHA. ... went from 6 NHL points in 1971-72 to 118 WHA points in 1972-73.
Todd Warriner Joined the Canucks late in the 2001-02 season, playing 14 games ... played in all 6 playoff games during 2002, scoring one goal ... played 30 games for the Canucks in 2002-03 before being traded to Philadelphia.
Steve Washburn Played 8 games during 1998-99.
Mike Weaver Defenseman played 55 games during 2007-08, recording an assist.
Kevin Weekes Played 31 games in net, posting a record of 6-15-5.
Steve Weeks Obtained in March 1988 and then played in nine of the Canucks' final ten games that season ... first Canuck goalie to be named NHL player of the week (November 1988) ... had a career best goals against average (2.96) during 1988-89 ... played three games during the 1989 playoffs, posting a record of 1-1 ... played in 66 games, posting a record of 19-34-11.
Eric Weinrich Joined Canucks near the end of a long NHL career in March 2006 ... played 16 games to finish the 2005-06 season.
Kyle Wellwood Battled weight problems before, during and after joining the Canucks ... scored 18 goals, including 10 one the powerplay, in 74 games during 2008-09 ... scored seven shootout goals on 16 attempts ... 13 of his 32 goals have come on the powerplay.
Kay Whitmore Backup goalie for three seasons ... posted his lone shutout as a Canuck in a 3-0 win over the Ottawa Senators (April 4, 1993) ... had the best seat in the house, watching Kirk McLean play every minute of the 1994 playoffs ... finally saw playoff action in 1995, playing the third period of an 8-2 loss to St. Louis (May 17, 1995) ... played in 74 games posting a record of 36-28-6.
Doug Wickenheiser Selected first overall in the 1980 Entry Draft by Montreal ... played all 80 games during his one season (1987-88) recording 26 points ... two of his seven goals were game winners ... died January 12, 1998.
Barry Wilcox Played 31 games during 1972-73 scoring three goals and adding two assists ... returned from the minors for two more games in 1974-75 ... the Canucks were his only NHL team.
Jim Wiley Played 37 games over three seasons ... best and last NHL season was 1976-77 when he played in 34 games for the Canucks, recording 10 points.
Barry Wilkins Scored first NHL Canuck goal ... named team's unsung hero in 1970-71 ... missed much of the 1971-72 season with a series of injuries ... named team's best defenseman in 1972-73 ... one of five Canucks to play in all 78 games during 1973-74 ... played 276 games over five seasons recording 90 points.
Tiger Williams Total dedication to hockey ... voted to the 1981 All-Star game ... led Canucks in goals (35) and penalty minutes (343) during 1980-81 ... led team in penalty minutes four straight seasons starting in 1980-81 ... named team's most exciting player in 1980-81 ... first Canuck to score ane overtime goal (during 1982 playoffs) ... played in every Canuck game during 1982-83 except the twelve where he was suspended ... NHL's career penalty leader ... played 312 games recording 165 points and 1324 penalty minutes.
Dunc Wilson Two separate stints in Canuck nets ... posted a record of 3-25-2 in 1970-71 ... first Canuck goalie to face a penalty shot (which he stopped) ... first Canuck netminder to record a shutout (a 0-0 tie with Toronto in 1971-72) ... one of a handful of netminders to record a shutout for the Canucks and against the Canucks ... traded away in the summer of 1973 ... reacquired and played another 17 games during 1978-79 ... played 148 games, posting a 34-86-12 record.
Jim Wiste Suffered a knee injury during the 1970 training camp ... played 23 games during 1970-71, recording three points ... scored his only NHL goal during a 7-1 win over Los Angeles (November 20, 1970) ... played several seasons in the minors and the WHA.
Dan Woodley First round draft pick in 1986 ... scored on his first shot in his first NHL game (October 8, 1987) ... played 5 games during 1987-88, his only NHL action.
Mark Wotton Defenseman ... played 42 games over three seasons ... best NHL season was 1996-97 when he played 36 games and recorded 9 points.
John Wright Joined Canucks after graduating from the University of Toronto ... played 71 games during 1972-73 recording 37 points ... played another 20 games during 1973-74 before being traded to St. Louis.
Harry York Picked up on waivers December 8, 1998 ... played 103 games during 1998-99 and 1999-2000 recording 11 goals and adding 22 assists ... played his final NHL season in 1999-2000.
Howie Young Led the NHL in penalty minutes during 1962-63 ... WHL Canuck in 1969-70, NHL Canuck in 1970-71 ... played 11 games, recording 2 assists ... loaned to Phoenix of the WHL during the 1970-71 season and never returned to the NHL ... died November 25, 1999..
Wendell Young Backup goalie for two years ... posted his first NHL win, 6-2 over Los Angeles (December 21, 1985) ... played 30 games posting a record of 5--15-4 ... only goaltender in hockey history to win Memorial Cup, Calder Cup, Stanley Cup and Turner Cup.
Lars Zetterstrom Played 14 games during 1978-79 season recording an assist ... drafted by Quebec in their expansion draft, but did not play in the NHL again.
Peter Zezel Obtained by the Canucks in February 1998, his 15th NHL season ... recorded 31 points in 66 games over two seasons ... traded to Anaheim in March 1999 ... when he refused to report to the Ducks, the trade was voided ... he left the Canucks and the NHL the following day.
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