The NHL's 1970 expansion teams have yet to distinguish themselves by winning a Stanley Cup.
Buffalo's Sabres got close in 1990, but they were done in by league officials conveniently putting their controversial skate-in-the-crease rule on double-secret probation.
The Vancouver Canucks have made the Stanley Cup Finals thrice and were turned away on each occasions:
Vancouver had won the Presidents' Trophy that year and again in 2012, when the Los Angeles Kings dumped them in the quarters and went on to claim their first Cup.
Could they be on the cusp of making another serious run at it?
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