Canucks opening ticket sale weekend off to a good start as team prepares to host every team in the NHL

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Global News

Vancouverites might still be basking in September sunshine, but the hockey season is upon us.

Canucks’ pre-season opens with a home game against San Jose Sharks in just a week’s time on September 16.

And for the first time in over a decade, Canucks are set to host every team in the league.

But, after a lackluster performance in the shortened season last year, a coach change and controversial goalie trade, will the fans tune back in?

If this weekend’s opening ticket sale is anything to judge by, the answer is yes.

The ticket sale officially kicked off this Saturday, and Kingsley Bailey, the manager of ticket retailer Vancouverticket.com, says it was “very brisk.”

The big ticket item on this year’s schedule is the November 2nd game against Maple Leafs, during which the Canucks will retire Pavel Bure’s No.10 jersey.

“The Toronto Maple Leafs game really did not need…

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