There's only one way for the Vancouver Canucks to improve on their seasons at this point, and that's winning the Stanley Cup. Fans of the franchise, and the players that are there, would trade all the best-in-conference and best-in-division banners for a championship.
They have the talent to get to the show, and have developed a knack for losing to the eventual champions over the last few seasons. I'm sure that's a reputation that they'd like to kick in the teeth, and time may be running out for this squad to hoist Lord Stanley's Cup.
Here are five bold predictions for the Canucks and their upcoming shortened season.