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2017–18 Vancouver Canucks season

The 2017–18 Vancouver Canucks season was the 48th season for the National Hockey League (NHL) franchise that was established on May 22, 1970.[2] The Canucks missed the Stanley Cup playoffs for the third consecutive season. This was the last season for both Henrik and Daniel Sedin, who both announced their retirements on April 2, 2018, after 18-season NHL careers.[3]

2017–18 Vancouver Canucks
Division7th Pacific
Conference14th Western
2017–18 record31–40–11
Home record16–18–7
Road record15–22–4
Goals for218
Goals against264
Team information
General ManagerJim Benning
CoachTravis Green
CaptainHenrik Sedin
Alternate captainsMichael Del Zotto
Alexander Edler
Daniel Sedin
Brandon Sutter
Christopher Tanev
ArenaRogers Arena
Average attendance18,059 (95.5%)[1]
Minor league affiliate(s)Utica Comets (AHL)
Kalamazoo Wings (ECHL)
Team leaders
GoalsBrock Boeser (29)
AssistsHenrik Sedin (47)
PointsBrock Boeser
Daniel Sedin (55)
Penalty minutesDerek Dorsett (74)
Plus/minusBrandon Sutter (+8)
WinsJacob Markstrom (23)
Goals against averageJacob Markstrom (2.71)

StandingsEdit

Pacific Division
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – Vegas Golden Knights 82 51 24 7 47 272 228 +44 109
2 x – Anaheim Ducks 82 44 25 13 40 235 216 +19 101
3 x – San Jose Sharks 82 45 27 10 40 252 229 +23 100
4 x – Los Angeles Kings 82 45 29 8 43 239 203 +36 98
5 Calgary Flames 82 37 35 10 35 218 248 −30 84
6 Edmonton Oilers 82 36 40 6 31 234 263 −29 78
7 Vancouver Canucks 82 31 40 11 31 218 264 −46 73
8 Arizona Coyotes 82 29 41 12 27 208 256 −48 70
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.
Western Conference Wild Card
Pos Div Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 PA x – Los Angeles Kings 82 45 29 8 43 239 203 +36 98
2 CE x – Colorado Avalanche 82 43 30 9 41 257 237 +20 95
3 CE St. Louis Blues 82 44 32 6 41 226 222 +4 94
4 CE Dallas Stars 82 42 32 8 38 235 225 +10 92
5 PA Calgary Flames 82 37 35 10 35 218 248 −30 84
6 PA Edmonton Oilers 82 36 40 6 31 234 263 −29 78
7 CE Chicago Blackhawks 82 33 39 10 32 229 256 −27 76
8 PA Vancouver Canucks 82 31 40 11 31 218 264 −46 73
9 PA Arizona Coyotes 82 29 41 12 27 208 256 −48 70
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot.

Schedule and resultsEdit

PreseasonEdit

The preseason schedule was released on June 14, 2017.[4]

Regular seasonEdit

The regular season schedule was published on June 22, 2017.[5]

2017–18 game log

Legend:   Win (2 points)   Loss (0 points)   Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

Detailed recordsEdit

Player statisticsEdit

Final stats[6]

SkatersEdit

GoaltendersEdit

Regular season[6]
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Jacob Markstrom 60 57 3,413:43 23 26 7 154 2.71 1,745 .912 2 0 3 4
Anders Nilsson 27 24 1,463:41 7 14 4 84 3.44 850 .901 2 0 1 0
Thatcher Demko 1 1 61:21 1 0 0 4 3.91 30 .867 0 0 0 0

Acquired by Canucks mid-season. Statistics reflect time with Canucks only.
Denotes player was traded mid-season. Statistics reflect time with the Canucks only.

Awards and honoursEdit

AwardsEdit