Vladimir Krutov

// A Vancouver Canucks Hockey Blog

This Day in Canucks History: the Russians are Coming

From time to time, we will take you on a trip down memory lane looking at this day in Canucks history. On this day, October 5, 1989 the Vancouver Canucks played their first game of the season and lost 4-1 to the Edmonton Oilers. This game was significant because it marked the first time a Russian born player played for the Canucks.

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