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Canucks see rivals, partners in new Seattle NHL franchise

10 days ago   |   By National Post

VANCOUVER - Sitting high above the ice of Rogers Arena, Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning is recalling fond memories of his time playing junior hockey for the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League and their trips up Interstate 5 to play at the old Mercer Arena against the Seattle Thunderbirds.
Well, how fond he is depends on the perspective.
“They had chicken wire, and the fans were rowdy,” Benning recalled recently. “The thing with the chicken wire is like you'd line up for a faceoff and they could spit right through the chicken wire.”
While Benning's memories of...
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Canucks see rivals, partners in new Seattle NHL franchise

10 days ago   |   By NBC Sports

The approval of Seattle as the 32nd NHL franchise earlier this week has thrilled hockey fans who have for years made their way north to Vancouver to see the game played at its highest level.
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