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95-96VanCan
1995–96 Vancouver Canucks · NHL
Division 3rd Pacific
Conference 7th Western
1995–96 record 32–35–15
Home record 15–19–7
Road record 17–16–8
Goals for 278
Goals against 278
General Manager Pat Quinn
Coach Rick Ley
Pat Quinn
Captain Trevor Linden
Alternate captains Dave Babych
Pavel Bure
Martin Gelinas
Dana Murzyn
Arena General Motors Place
Average attendance 17,795
Team leaders
Goals Alexander Mogilny (55)
Assists Alexander Mogilny (52)
Points Alexander Mogilny (107)
Penalties in minutes Gino Odjick (181)
Wins Corey Hirsch (17)
Goals against average Corey Hirsch (2.93)

The 1995–96 Vancouver Canucks season was the Canucks' 26th NHL season.




Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Pacific Division
No. CR GP W L T GF GA Pts
11 Colorado Avalanche 82 47 25 10 326 240 104
26 Calgary Flames 82 34 37 11 241 240 79
37 Vancouver Canucks 82 32 35 15 278 278 79
49 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 82 35 39 8 234 247 78
510 Edmonton Oilers 82 30 44 8 240 304 68
612 Los Angeles Kings 82 24 40 18 256 302 66
713 San Jose Sharks 82 20 55 7 252 357 47

Note: CR = Conference rank; GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points
         Bolded teams qualified for the playoffs.

Game logEdit

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1LOctober 9, 19953–5 Detroit Red Wings (1995–96) 0–1–0
2TOctober 12, 19957–7 OT @ Los Angeles Kings (1995–96) 0–1–1
3WOctober 14, 19957–6 @ San Jose Sharks (1995–96) 1–1–1
4TOctober 15, 19953–3 OT Los Angeles Kings (1995–96) 1–1–2
5WOctober 18, 19955–1 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1995–96) 2–1–2
6LOctober 21, 19954–6 @ Edmonton Oilers (1995–96) 2–2–2
7LOctober 24, 19952–5 @ New York Rangers (1995–96) 2–3–2
8WOctober 25, 19954–2 @ New Jersey Devils (1995–96) 3–3–2
9LOctober 28, 19951–4 Winnipeg Jets (1995–96) 3–4–2
10WOctober 30, 19954–3 San Jose Sharks (1995–96) 4–4–2
11TNovember 1, 19953–3 OT Edmonton Oilers (1995–96) 4–4–3
12TNovember 3, 19954–4 OT Toronto Maple Leafs (1995–96) 4–4–4
13TNovember 4, 19954–4 OT @ Calgary Flames (1995–96) 4–4–5
14WNovember 7, 19955–2 @ New York Islanders (1995–96) 5–4–5
15LNovember 9, 19952–5 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1995–96) 5–5–5
16LNovember 11, 19954–8 Colorado Avalanche (1995–96) 5–6–5
17LNovember 12, 19952–4 Montreal Canadiens (1995–96) 5–7–5
18TNovember 16, 19952–2 OT @ Florida Panthers (1995–96) 5–7–6
19LNovember 18, 19954–5 OT @ Tampa Bay Lightning (1995–96) 5–8–6
20LNovember 19, 19952–3 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1995–96) 5–9–6
21LNovember 22, 19953–4 @ Dallas Stars (1995–96) 5–10–6
22WNovember 23, 19953–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1995–96) 6–10–6
23LNovember 25, 19952–7 @ San Jose Sharks (1995–96) 6–11–6
24TNovember 29, 19952–2 OT Chicago Blackhawks (1995–96) 6–11–7
25WDecember 1, 19957–2 San Jose Sharks (1995–96) 7–11–7
26WDecember 5, 19956–2 Edmonton Oilers (1995–96) 8–11–7
27LDecember 8, 19953–6 St. Louis Blues (1995–96) 8–12–7
28WDecember 9, 19954–3 @ Calgary Flames (1995–96) 9–12–7
29TDecember 13, 19952–2 OT @ Edmonton Oilers (1995–96) 9–12–8
30WDecember 17, 19954–1 Ottawa Senators (1995–96) 10–12–8
31WDecember 18, 19954–2 @ Colorado Avalanche (1995–96) 11–12–8
32TDecember 20, 19952–2 OT @ Los Angeles Kings (1995–96) 11–12–9
33WDecember 22, 19956–2 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1995–96) 12–12–9
34LDecember 23, 19950–1 Detroit Red Wings (1995–96) 12–13–9
35LDecember 26, 19952–4 Calgary Flames (1995–96) 12–14–9
36LDecember 28, 19952–3 New York Rangers (1995–96) 12–15–9
37TDecember 31, 19955–5 OT Philadelphia Flyers (1995–96) 12–15–10
38WJanuary 3, 19967–2 Florida Panthers (1995–96) 13–15–10
39WJanuary 6, 19969–2 Tampa Bay Lightning (1995–96) 14–15–10
40LJanuary 8, 19965–8 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1995–96) 14–16–10
41TJanuary 10, 19962–2 OT @ Montreal Canadiens (1995–96) 14–16–11
42WJanuary 13, 19965–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1995–96) 15–16–11
43WJanuary 15, 19966–0 @ Boston Bruins (1995–96) 16–16–11
44LJanuary 16, 19960–3 @ Hartford Whalers (1995–96) 16–17–11
45LJanuary 22, 19964–6 Dallas Stars (1995–96) 16–18–11
46LJanuary 24, 19961–2 OT Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1995–96) 16–19–11
47TJanuary 25, 19962–2 OT @ Colorado Avalanche (1995–96) 16–19–12
48WJanuary 27, 19966–3 New York Islanders (1995–96) 17–19–12
49LJanuary 30, 19962–3 OT New Jersey Devils (1995–96) 17–20–12
50TFebruary 1, 19962–2 OT @ St. Louis Blues (1995–96) 17–20–13
51WFebruary 2, 19965–4 @ Dallas Stars (1995–96) 18–20–13
52WFebruary 4, 19964–2 @ Winnipeg Jets (1995–96) 19–20–13
53LFebruary 7, 19963–5 Hartford Whalers (1995–96) 19–21–13
54WFebruary 9, 19963–2 OT @ Edmonton Oilers (1995–96) 20–21–13
55TFebruary 10, 19964–4 OT Washington Capitals (1995–96) 20–21–14
56WFebruary 13, 19965–4 Winnipeg Jets (1995–96) 21–21–14
57WFebruary 15, 19965–3 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1995–96) 22–21–14
58LFebruary 17, 19961–4 Boston Bruins (1995–96) 22–22–14
59LFebruary 19, 19963–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1995–96) 22–23–14
60WFebruary 21, 19965–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1995–96) 23–23–14
61WFebruary 23, 19963–1 San Jose Sharks (1995–96) 24–23–14
62LFebruary 27, 19964–7 Pittsburgh Penguins (1995–96) 24–24–14
63TFebruary 29, 19962–2 OT St. Louis Blues (1995–96) 24–24–15
64WMarch 2, 19963–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1995–96) 25–24–15
65WMarch 3, 19963–0 @ Buffalo Sabres (1995–96) 26–24–15
66WMarch 6, 19965–2 Buffalo Sabres (1995–96) 27–24–15
67LMarch 9, 19965–7 Colorado Avalanche (1995–96) 27–25–15
68LMarch 12, 19960–9 @ Washington Capitals (1995–96) 27–26–15
69LMarch 14, 19961–5 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1995–96) 27–27–15
70LMarch 15, 19960–2 @ Ottawa Senators (1995–96) 27–28–15
71LMarch 17, 19962–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1995–96) 27–29–15
72LMarch 19, 19963–4 Colorado Avalanche (1995–96) 27–30–15
73WMarch 22, 19965–2 Dallas Stars (1995–96) 28–30–15
74LMarch 23, 19960–4 Calgary Flames (1995–96) 28–31–15
75WMarch 25, 19964–1 Los Angeles Kings (1995–96) 29–31–15
76LMarch 27, 19962–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1995–96) 29–32–15
77WMarch 29, 19964–2 Chicago Blackhawks (1995–96) 30–32–15
78LApril 1, 19962–6 Edmonton Oilers (1995–96) 30–33–15
79LApril 3, 19963–4 @ Calgary Flames (1995–96) 30–34–15
80WApril 6, 19964–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1995–96) 31–34–15
81LApril 8, 19960–2 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1995–96) 31–35–15
82WApril 13, 19965–0 Calgary Flames (1995–96) 32–35–15

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PlayoffsEdit

Western Conference Quarter-finals: vs. (2) Colorado AvalancheEdit

Colorado wins series 4–2

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Decision Attendance Series
1 April 16 Vancouver 2 – 5 Colorado McLean 16,031 0 – 1
2 April 18 Vancouver 5 – 4 Colorado Hirsch 16,031 1 – 1
3 April 20 Colorado 4 – 0 Vancouver Hirsch 18,422 1 – 2
4 April 22 Colorado 3 – 4 Vancouver Hirsch 18,033 2 – 2
5 April 25 Vancouver 4 – 5 Colorado OT Hirsch 16,031 2 – 3
6 April 27 Colorado 3 – 2 Vancouver Hirsch 18,422 2 – 4

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring leadersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Player GP G A Pts +/- PIM
Alexander Mogilny 79 55 52 107 14 16
Trevor Linden 82 33 47 80 6 42
Cliff Ronning 79 22 45 67 16 42
Russ Courtnall 81 26 39 65 25 40
Martin Gelinas 81 30 26 56 8 59

GoaltendingEdit

Note: GP = Games Played; TOI = Time On Ice (minutes); W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals Against; SO = Shutouts; Sv% = Save Percentage; GAA = Goals Against Average

Player GP TOI W L T GA SO Sv% GAA
Corey Hirsch 41 2338 17 14 6 114 1 .903 2.93
Kirk McLean 45 2645 15 21 9 156 2 .879 3.54

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring leadersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Player GP G A Pts +/- PIM
Alexander Mogilny 6 1 8 9 -1 8
Trevor Linden 6 4 4 8 -1 6
Esa Tikkanen 6 3 2 5 -3 2
Gino Odjick 6 3 1 4 2 6
Russ Courtnall 6 1 3 4 -4 2

GoaltendingEdit

Note: GP = Games Played; TOI = Time On Ice (minutes); W = Wins; L = Losses; GA = Goals Against; SO = Shutouts; Sv% = Save Percentage; GAA = Goals Against Average

Player GP TOI W L GA SO Sv% GAA
Corey Hirsch 6 338 2 3 21 0 .873 3.73
Kirk McLean 1 21 0 1 3 0 .750 8.57

Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

TradesEdit

July 8, 1995 To Vancouver Canucks
Alexander Mogilny
5th round pick in 1995 (Todd Norman)
To Buffalo Sabres
Michael Peca
Mike Wilson
1st round pick in 1995 (Jay McKee)
July 8, 1995 To Vancouver Canucks
Mike Ridley
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Sergio Momesso
November 23, 1995 To Vancouver Canucks
Esa Tikkanen
To New Jersey Devils
2nd round pick in 1996 (Wesley Mason)
December 19, 1995 To Vancouver Canucks
Jim Dowd
František Kučera
2nd round pick in 1997 (Ryan Bonni)
To Hartford Whalers
Jeff Brown
3rd round pick in 1998 (Paul Manning)
March 15, 1996 To Vancouver Canucks
Mike Sillinger
To Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Roman Oksiuta
March 20, 1996 To Vancouver Canucks
Jesse Belanger
To Florida Panthers
3rd round pick in 1996 (Oleg Kvasha)
Future considerations
March 20, 1996 To Vancouver Canucks
Joe Kocur
To New York Rangers
Kay Whitmore
March 20, 1996 To Vancouver Canucks
Markus Naslund
To Pittsburgh Penguins
Alek Stojanov

Free Agents AcquiredEdit

Free Agents LostEdit

Received from WaiversEdit

Placed on WaiversEdit

Draft picksEdit

Vancouver's picks at the 1995 NHL Entry Draft in Edmonton, Alberta.

Round # Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team (League)
2 40 Chris McAllister (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Vancouver Canucks Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
3 61 Larry Courville (LW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Vancouver Canucks
(from Chicago via Hartford)
Oshawa Generals (OHL)
3 66 Peter Schaefer (LW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Vancouver Canucks Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
4 92 Lloyd Shaw (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Vancouver Canucks Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
5 120 Todd Norman (LW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Vancouver Canucks
(from Buffalo)
Guelph Storm (OHL)
6 144 Brent Sopel (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Vancouver Canucks Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
7 170 Stewart Bodtker (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Vancouver Canucks Colorado College (WCHA)
8 196 Tyler Willis (RW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Vancouver Canucks Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
9 222 Jason Cugnet (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Vancouver Canucks Kelowna Spartans (BCJHL)

Farm teamsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1995–96 Vancouver Canucks Games. Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-24.



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