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About the Vancouver Canucks
Vancouver Canucks Tickets
Though their time in the NHL dates back to just 1970, the heritage of the Vancouver Canucks extends much further back than that. The franchise was first founded in 1945, spending 25 years playing in the Pacific Coast Hockey League (PCHL) and the Western Hockey League (WHL) before joining the NHL. Of course, despite spending nearly 50 years in the NHL, the Canucks have yet to lift the Stanley Cup, although they’ve been painfully close at times.
The Old Days
The Canucks got off to a strong start, winning the PCHL championship in their first-ever season and then again in the 1947-48 season. Vancouver’s success continued after they moved into the WHL in 1952. The Canucks won four championships in 18 WHL seasons, including back-to-back titles in 1969 and 1970, their final two seasons before becoming an NHL expansion team.
Not So Lucky
Unfortunately for the Canucks, the tides changed when they joined the NHL. Vancouver failed to reach the playoffs in their first four NHL seasons and six of their first eight seasons. It wasn’t until their 12th season in the NHL that the Canucks won their first playoff series. Of course, it appeared to be worth the wait for their fans, as the Canucks went on to win three playoff series that year, reaching the finals in 1982 before getting swept by the Islanders.
That was the first of three occasions that the Canucks have played in the Stanley Cup Finals. The second came in 1994 when they were thwarted by another New York team, the Rangers. This time, the Canucks forced the series to seven games but lost 3-2 in a heartbreaking Game 7. It was a similar story in 2011 when the Canucks lost a seven-game series to the Bruins, once again falling a little short of their first-ever Stanley Cup win.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where do the Canucks play?
The Canucks currently play their home games at Rogers Arena in downtown Vancouver. The arena has served as the team’s home since 1995 when it was built to host both the Canucks and the Vancouver Grizzlies of the NBA. Rogers Arena was also used during the 2010 Winter Olympics when it took on the temporary name of Canada Hockey Place.
When do Canucks tickets go on sale?
Vancouver Canucks tickets go on sale before the NHL begins its regular season. In fact, cheap Canucks tickets to games played at Rogers Arena are available months in advance, as are Vancouver Canucks tickets for away games. In other words, there’s no rush to check the Canucks’ schedule. Just grab tickets whenever you’ve got the itch.
Is it better to buy Canucks tickets in advance?
With Canucks tickets being available so far ahead of time, it’s easy to buy tickets whenever you want to – but there’s little need to plan ahead. You can often get cheap last-minute tickets to Vancouver Canucks games by waiting to make your purchase until the very last minute. As game day gets closer and sellers drop their prices, fans reap the benefits.
What’s the best way to buy cheap Canucks tickets?
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