They are currently just one loss away from having to play Game 7 and face the possibility of blowing a 3-0 series lead.
Only three teams in the history of the National Hockey League have come back from a 3-0 series deficit to win.
In 1942, the Toronto Maple Leafs came back against the Detroit Red Wings to win the Stanley Cup. The New York Islanders came back against the Pittsburgh Penguins 33 years later in their second-round series win in 1975.
It was 33 years between 1942 and 1975, and 35 years between 1975 and 2010.
Outside of hockey, only one other North American professional sports team has come back from a 3-0 series deficit.
That is, the Boston Red Sox, who came back against the New York Yankees in 2004 in the Major League Baseball semifinals.
Taking both Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association into account, 98.6 percent of teams with a 3-0 series lead have won their series.
More statistics for you to digest.
NHL teams that have held a 3-1 series lead have won 90.7 percent of all series and 79.5 percent of all conference quarterfinal series. With a 3-2 series lead, teams have won 79.6 percent of all series and 79.3 percent of all conference quarterfinal series.
If nothing else, the Canucks have history and statistics on their side.