Vancouver Canucks (WHL)

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Vancouver Canucks
Years Active
1945-70
Team History
Vancouver Canucks (1945-70)
Conference/Division
Western Hockey League (1952-70)
Pacific Coast Hockey League (1945-52)
Venue
Pacific Coliseum (1968-70)
PNE Forum (1945-68)
Key People
Players • Head Coaches • Executives


The Vancouver Canucks were a minor league professional ice hockey team in the Pacific Coast Hockey League and the Western Hockey League, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Inaugurated in 1945 with the PCHL, they became a WHL team with the merger of the PCHL with the Western Canada Senior Hockey League in 1952. The Canucks played 25 seasons in the WHL between 1945 and 1970. In 1970 they were replaced by a new Canucks team of the same name.

Publications

Home programs by season

Season/Date Type Opponent Venue
1960s
1969-70 Regular Season n/a Pacific Coliseum
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Western Hockey League
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Seasons 1952-53 • 1953-54 • 1954-55 • 1955-56 • 1956-57 • 1957-58 • 1958-59 • 1959-60 • 1960-61 • 1961-62 • 1962-63 • 1963-64 • 1964-65 • 1965-66 • 1966-67 • 1967-68 • 1968-69 • 1969-70 • 1970-71 • 1971-72 • 1972-73 • 1973-74
Venues Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum • Denver Coliseum • Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena • Memorial Coliseum • Pacific Coliseum • Seattle Center Coliseum • Stampede Corral • Winnipeg Arena
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