The Vancouver Canucks playoff history has had its ups and downs. In the 22 times they have made the playoffs, the team has won 12 playoff series. Their first ever playoff appearance was in 1975, after receiving a first round bye for winning their division the Canucks faced the Montreal Canadians. The ninth seeded Canucks were beaten in five by the Canadiens.
The Anaheim Ducks knocked out the Vancouver Canucks in the second round of the 2007 playoffs. The series was 4 games to 1.
Blackhawks outscored the Canucks 22 goals to 16 in seven games, and the Canucks still won the series.
i be live in 2012 it was Boston Bruins against the Vancouver Canucks ... Boston won the series 4-3 there was a riot on vancouver that day when the vancouver canucks lost to boston bruins
The Vancouver Canucks played the New York Rangers in the 1994 Stanley Cup finals. The Rangers won the series, four games to three.
4 to 3 New York Rangers vs the Vancouver Canucks
Twice, 1982 and 1994. 1982, lost the series 4-0 to the Islanders. 1994, lost series 4-3 to the Rangers.
In Game 1 of the 2011 Western Conference Quarterfinals series against the Chicago Blackhawks, Chris Higgins scored the first goal of the playoffs for the Canucks. His goal was the game winner in a 2-0 victory.
In order, beat the Vancouver Canucks in a 4-2 series, St. Louis Blues in a 4-1 series, Colorado Avalanche in a 4-3 series, and the Carolina Hurricanes in a 4-1 series.
How can they always be losing if they made it to the Stanley Cup finals? As of June 1, 2011, they are leading the series 1-0 against Boston. (So, maybe 'always' is too strong of a word.) Go Canucks!
The Canucks played in the Stanley Cup finals in 1982 (vs. New York Islanders) and 1994 (vs. New York Rangers). They lost both series. They are going to the finals again this year (2011), against either the Boston Bruins or the Tampa Bay Lightning.