NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks’ blogger Josh Hall gives you some options should the Canucks choose to debut new uniforms next year at BC Place. Am I suggesting the retirement of the beloved Orca? Perhaps that is the easiest option regardless of its popularity, which is split down the middle. The club added the killer whale to its uniforms back in 1997, two years after Orca Bay Sports and Entertainment was founded.
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Former Montreal Canadien, Toronto Maple Leafs and Vancouver Canucks forward from Victoria BC Russ Courtnall. Yes Geoff Courtnall’s younger brother. Courtnall was drafted 7th overall in the 1983 entry draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Current St. Louis Blues, and Vancouver Canucks forward from Victoria BC Geoff Courtnall, Geoff won a Stanley Cup in 1985 with the Edmonton Oilers. He put up 61 points in 65 playoff games for Vancouver, 19 of those in 1994.