No. 99: Vancouver Canucks

Last year's rank: 92
Title track: 89
Ownership: 47
Coaching: 84
Players: 93
Fan relations: 70
Affordability: 121
Stadium experience: 88
Bang for the buck: 100

The slide has been quick for the Canucks, who were 43rd in our rankings just two years ago. Regular-season success hasn't been the problem for Vancouver, but its playoff record since the 2011 finals (just 1-8) is far below the expectations of a storied franchise. Fans have noticed: Vancouver's title track ranking fell to 25th in the NHL. And this is not a fan base that loses well (see: 2011 Stanley Cup riots). So, who gets the blame? The fans have distributed it evenly, with drops in the ownership, players and coaching categories (double-digit losses in the latter two). Vancouver has addressed at least one since the votes: Coach Alain Vigneault is out, replaced by John Tortorella in June. And in turn, he's working on adding youth to a veteran roster. Vancouver's top eight skaters in minutes last year are all older than 27, so he has added free agents such as Yannick Weber and prospects such as newly drafted Bo Horvat. But even if the Canucks' on-ice rankings go up, they'll need to lower their prices (only the Maple Leafs were worse in affordability) to stop the slide -- and keep people in their seats and off the streets.