Canucks Overview

Fast facts

League: Western Conference Pacific Division

Head Coach: Travis Green

Team Mascot: Fin the Whale

Year Opened: 1995

Capacity: 18630

City / State: Vancouver / British Columbia

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Canucks vs Flames

Rival Team: Calgary Flames

The Canucks and Flames have played in the same division since the 1980-81 season, which has led to the development of a fierce rivalry. Vancouver and Calgary are the two largest cities in Western Canada, and as a result, the cities themselves look for any bragging rights they can get over the other. On the ice, the Canucks and Flames have met in the Stanley Cup Playoffs seven times with the Flames winning the most recent meeting in 2015 four games to two. If you want to see an incredible game at Rogers Center, then there are few better than a Canucks-Flames game.

Canucks Stadium Guide

In Game

Canucks fans are among the most passionate in the NHL, which can be seen by the riots that swept Vancouver following the team’s 2011 Stanley Cup Finals defeat. The fans in Vancouver love their team, and you’ll encounter a lively atmosphere both inside and outside Rogers Arena as a result. You’ll even have the chance to see the famed Green Men live when visiting Vancouver, so enjoy every minute of this raucous atmosphere.

In addition to the incredible fan support, you’ll also be treated to several tributes to past greats around the arena. The Canucks have a ring of honor that pays tribute to the greatest players in Canucks history including Kirk McLean and Matthias Ohlund, so make sure to check that out. There is also a nice memorial for deceased player Luc Bourdon near Gate 3. It’s not just Canucks history that’s on display at Rogers Arena you’ll also be able to exhibits dedicated to the 2010 Winter Olympics as well.

Finally, Rogers Arena offers excellent sightlines all over the arena, so no matter where you’re sitting you’ll have a good view of all the action. Even in the upper deck, you can easily make out who each player is, and you’ll have no problem getting into the action.

Vancouver’s love the Canucks and their history make a trip to Vancouver well worth it for any hockey fan out there.

Things to check out

Luc Bourdon Wall of Dreams

The Luc Bourdon Wall of Dreams is a tribute to former Canucks player Luc Bourdon who was killed in a motorcycle accident. The wall honors those playing minor hockey and is located near Gate 3, so make sure to check it out.

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2010 Olympic Tribute

Don’t miss the Olympic Tribute during your visit to Rogers Arena. The Olympic Tribute showcases Vancouver’s hosting of the 2010 Winter Olympics and is an excellent way to remember a game.

Auction Items

Win autographed Canucks jerseys, photos, and more during your visit to Rogers Arena. There are a wide variety of items up for auction and even if you’re not bidding it's still fun to see the memorabilia up close.

Rogers Arena Tour

If you’re getting into town the day before the game see if you can take a tour of Rogers Arena. The tour offers you exclusive access to Rogers Arena and is an excellent way to spend a couple of hours, so take the tour and see the press box and locker rooms in person.

Vancouver Canucks Ring of Honour

The Canucks Ring of Honour pays tribute to the greatest players in Canucks history including Kirk McLean, Pat Quinn, and Matthias Ohlund. Check out the Canucks Ring of Honour during your next visit to Rogers Arena to remember some of your favorite players from the past.

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Roger Neilson Statue

Located outside Gate 3, you’ll see the statue honoring former Canucks coach Roger Neilson. Neilson led the Canucks to their first Stanley Cup Finals appearance in 1982 and is famous for energizing his team by waving a white towel in Game 2 of the 1982 Campbell Conference Finals. Stop by this statue and remember one of the best moments in Canucks history.

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Canucks Team Store

Located near Gate 6, The Canucks Team Store offers an incredible selection of Canucks gear, so stop by and pick up a souvenir. You’ll find any Canucks merchandise you could want ranging from jerseys to hats and much more.

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Wiser Center Ice Grill

Wiser Center Ice Grill is located inside of Rogers Arena and is a great place to grab a bite to eat during the game. Just be sure to make a reservation, because it is virtually impossible to get in without one on game days.

Fin the Whale

The Canucks’ mascot Fin can be seen banging drums and firing t-shirts into the crowd at every Canucks game. Keep your eyes open for this killer whale since you won’t want to miss his wild antics.

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The Green Men

The Canucks Green Men duo of Force and Sully are two of the most well known super fans in the NHL. They sit next to the penalty box and are famous for their outlandish antics, so don’t miss The Green Men when attending a game in Vancouver.

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Towel Power

The Towel Power tradition dates back to the 1982 Campbell Conference Finals when Canucks head coach Roger Neilson waved a white towel during game two of the series. Following the Canucks return to Vancouver fans began waving towels in support of the team. The tradition continues today with Canucks fans waving white towels at every playoff game, so join in on the fun.

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Mark Donnelly

Mark Donnelly has been the anthem singer for the Vancouver Canucks since 2001 and over time has become a fan favorite. Get to your seat before the puck drops so you can hear Donnelly’s rousing rendition of “O Canada.”

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Fight Songs

  1. Go Canucks Go!

    Go Canucks go!

    Go Canucks go!

    Go Canucks go!

Canucks Bars & Restaurants

  1. Boston Pizza

    Boston Pizza Pizza

    With over 100 menu items, we have something for everyone.

    1333 W Broadway #190, Vancouver, BC V6H, Canada


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $

  2. Chambar

    Chambar Seafood

    Chic exposed-brick space serving creative Belgian cuisine & sustainable seafood, plus beer & wine.

    568 Beatty St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2L3, Canada


    Bar website

    european - $$$

  3. Pizzeria Farina

    Pizzeria Farina Pizza

    Bustling, minimalist eatery with a concise menu of thin-crust pizzas & takeaway.

    915 Main St, Vancouver, BC V6A 2V8, Canada


    Bar website

    pizza - $$

  4. La Terrazza

    La Terrazza Lunch

    Refined ristorante with a terrace offering gourmet Italian dishes with a twist & over 2,500 wines.

    1088 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V6B 6J7, Canada


    Bar website

    italian - $$$

  5. Black Rice Izakaya

    Black Rice Izakaya Sushi

    Contemporary, low-lit restaurant serving sushi along with Japanese noodle & rice dishes.

    782 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2R5, Canada


    Bar website

    asian - $$

  6. Pourhouse Restaurant

    Pourhouse Restaurant Dinner

    Creative cocktails & seasonal fare served in a century-old warehouse setting with a 38-ft. bar.

    162 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1B2, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$

  7. Gyoza Bar

    Gyoza Bar Lunch

    Contemporary brick-walled spot for Japanese dumplings, tapas & ramen dishes, with beer, wine & sake.

    622 W Pender St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1V8, Canada


    Bar website

    asian - $$

  8. Lupo

    Lupo Pizza Grotto Ogden Pizzeria

    Cozy, romantic atmosphere for classic Italian meals with modern touches.

    869 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B, Canada


    Bar website

    italian - $$$$

  9. Frankie’s Italian Kitchen

    Frankies Italian Kitchen Seafood

    Southern Italian specialties & wines from British Columbia in a polished dining room or relaxed bar.

    765 Beatty St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2M4, Canada


    Bar website

    italian - $$

  10. Calabash Bistro

    Calabash Bistro BBQ Lunch

    Laid-back spot for Caribbean dishes & rum drinks, plus late-night music in the basement.

    428 Carrall St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2J7, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$

  11. Nuba

    Nuba Lunch

    Popular Lebanese eatery & juice bar with bright decor, plus many vegetarian & vegan options.

    508 Davie St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5B6, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$

  12. Cibo Trattoria

    Romer’s Burger Bar Lunch Seafood

    Stylish spot in a restored heritage hotel, with rustic Italian fare & premium wines.

    900 Seymour St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0A8, Canada


    Bar website

    italian - $$$

  13. Romer’s Burger Bar

    Calabash Bistro Steak Wine

    Serious about burgers.

    142 S Meridian Ave, Tampa, FL 33602, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  14. Devil’s Elbow Ale & Smoke House

    Devils Elbow Ale Smoke House

    Stylish tavern with live music, craft beer, many whiskies & Southern fare, including smoked meat.

    562 Beatty St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2L3, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$

  15. Medina Cafe

    Medina Cafe Breakfast

    Snug spot for coffee, & an eclectic daytime menu including waffles with unique toppings.

    780 Richards St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0C8, Canada


    Bar website

    american - cafe - $$

  16. Red Card Sports Bar

    Red Card Sports Bar Beer

    Vibrant choice for live sports, craft beers & Italian comfort food plus wood-fired pizzas.

    560 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B, Canada


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $$

  17. Gotham Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar

    Gotham Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar Beer

    Steak with a touch of ceremony

    615 Seymour St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1Y6, Canada


    Bar website

    steakhouse - $$$$

  18. Homer St. Cafe And Bar

    Homer St Cafe And Bar Snack Steak

    Stylish establishment specializing in upmarket roast chicken & cocktails in an open, airy space.

    898 Homer St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2W5, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$

  19. Bogart’s Bar and Restaurant

    Bogarts Bar and Restaurant Dinner

    Bogart's Bar on Robson Street is a casual restaurant and bar, serving craft beer, whiskey flights and craft cocktails.

    121 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6B, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$

  20. Meat & Bread

    Meat & Bread Sandwich

    How can something so simple be this good?

    370 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V6B, Canada

    Bar website

    american - $

  21. Catch 122

    Catch 22 Food Breakfast

    Contemporary Canadian meals, including brunch, served in a rustic-chic, brick-lined space.

    122 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1G9, Canada


    Bar website

    cafe - $$

  22. The Keefer Bar

    The Keefer Bar Whiskey

    Dark, swanky bar with a patio, shaking up Asian-inspired cocktails to pair with fusion small plates.

    135 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1X3, Canada


    Bar website

    asian - $$$

  23. Shark Club Vancouver

    Shark Club Vancouver

    Sports bar chain branch serving beer & casual Canadian fare that becomes clubby when late.

    180 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6B 4P4, Canada


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $$

  24. Library Square Public House

    Library Square Public House Bar

    Lively hangout with local craft brews & gourmet bar food turns clubby after dark when music plays.

    300 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$

  25. The Pint Public House

    The Pint Public House Bar

    Boisterous sports pub sending out beer pitchers, classic bar bites & wings in 40 different sauces.

    455 Abbott St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2L2, Canada


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $$

  26. Kingston Taphouse & Grille

    Kingston Taphouse & Grille Wine

    Welcoming bar & casual eatery with a garden patio plus a basement for live shows & playing darts.

    755 Richards St, Vancouver, BC V6B, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$

  27. Glowbal

    Glowbal Seafood

    Global fare & lots of cocktails served in a glitzy, sprawling space with a long, sleek bar.

    590 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2A3, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$$

  28. St. Regis Bar and Grill

    St Regis Bar and Grill Pizza

    Classy hotel spot with high ceilings & a wood interior for drinks and modern pub grub.

    608 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1Y6, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$

  29. Clough Club

    Clough Club Hotdog Sandwich

    Trendy low-lit lounge with old-timey flair, creative drinks, elevated pub grub & occasional DJs.

    212 Abbott St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2K8, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$

  30. Revel Room

    Revel Room Dinner

    Restaurant industry haunt for classic cocktails & late-night bites, plus live music on Sundays.

    238 Abbott St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2K8, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$

  31. The Irish Heather

    The Irish Heather Bar Beer

    This GastroPub has garnered many accolades for its service, food, alcohol & ambiance.

    248 E Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1Z6, Canada


    Bar website

    european - $$

  32. Six Acres

    Six Acres Beer Wine

    Six Acres is a cozy, brick lined nook with tasty rustic share plates and a top shelf beer and drink selection.

    203 Carrall St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2J2, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$

  33. Yaletown Brewing Company

    Yaletown Brewing Company Beer

    Bustling hangout offering house-brewed beers & a weekly small-batch tasting plus unique pub grub.

    1111 Mainland St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2T9, Canada


    Bar website

    american - $$