11/01/2013 02:22 EDT | Updated 01/23/2014 06:58 EST

Pavel Bure was a true innovator: Hughson

The Vancouver Canucks will retire Pavel Bure's No. 10 jersey on Saturday before their game against the Toronto Maple Leafs (CBC,, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT).

Though the high-scoring forward didn't leave Vancouver on the best of terms, the time is right for the Canucks to recognize the brilliance of the Russian Rockey, says Hockey Night in Canada play-by-play man Jim Hughson in his latest video blog.​