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The Vancouver Canucks joined the NHL at the beginning of the 1970-71 season.
The Canucks name was taken from a Canadian folk hero Johnny Canuck who was a great logger and was a skater and a hockey player in his spare time.
The Canucks logo is a deep blue killer whale taken from the Canucks former parent company Orca breaking through the top on a sky blue C with a deep red and silver outline.
In 1980/81 Tiger Williams makes a name for himself in Vancouver scoring 35 goals in his first full season with the Vancouver Canucks.
In 1992 Pavel Bure won the Calder Trophy for best rookie.
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