This the first edition of “Today in Canucks History” or simply hashtagged #TICH. From time to time we will sharing moments of happenings from that day. Hope you enjoy it and we look forward to sharing more of these moments with you throughout the season.
On November 3, 1991 Stan Smyl’s No. 12 was retired and went up into the rafters at Pacific Coliseum. That night, the Vancouver Canucks won 7-2 over the Edmonton Oilers. Smyl is the only one of the four Canucks number retirements that was retired at the old “Rink on Renfrew”. All the others have been at GM Place/Rogers Arena. He is also the only one out of the four retired numbers that played his whole career with the Vancouver Canucks, from 1978 to 1991.
Smyl served as Captain from 1982 until his retirement.
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Stan now works for the Vancouver Canucks as Senior Advisor to GM & Director of Player Development.
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