Found April 08, 2013 on
NorthWest Sports Beat:
Ryan Kesler could play tonight?!
The OFFICIAL Vancouver Canucks twitter account just tweeted that all Canucks players are currently on the ice today except Chris Tanev.
Speculation is running rampant now that Kesler looks good out there, and it begs the question, could he play tonight?
Kes of course has been out for a while. He played in seven games, then went back on the IR with a broken foot. He initially sustained the injury in his first game against Dallas, but subsequent X-rays came back negative. After playing through the pain for several games, an additional CT scan revealed the fracture.
We'll know more soon. Stay tuned to @NWSBQ on twitter.
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YouTube sensation Dancing Jack is back at the Canucks game tonight. I went to a hockey game and dancing with the stars broke out. Ryan Kesler scored in his return from a broken foot and Cory Schneider made 19 saves as Vancouver won its sixth straight home game...and we had a cool kid groovin. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLr_6ncQMVY The Return of Dancing Jack (Apr 8, 2013...
Canucks walking wounded adding up as now Higgins & Tanev both out indefinately
At Coach Alain Vigneault's press conference today he said "Both Chris Higgins and Tanev have lower body injuries and will not join us on the road trip."
This can't be good news for the team. They pulled out a 2-0 win last night over the Coyotes and finally had their full forward...
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Ryan Kesler scored in his return to the lineup after a 20-game absence, Cory Schneider made 19 saves and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Phoenix Coyotes 2-0 on Monday night.
Kesler returned from a foot fracture he sustained in his first game back after shoulder and wrist surgeries last summer.
Kesler scored at 7:26 of the first period on what...
Phoenix Coyotes (17-15-6) at Vancouver Canucks (21-11-6) Preview
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The Canucks' top line combined for eight points, and Cory Schneider made 36 saves as Vancouver beat the reeling Calgary Flames 5-2 on Saturday night.
Henrik Sedin scored an empty-net goal and earned career NHL assists No. 600 and 601, Daniel Sedin added three assists, and Alex Burrows scored and had an assist to pace Vancouver (21-11-6), which has won eight of 10.
Wednesday Canucks vs. Flames Preview
Vancouver puts its 10-4-1 divisional record on the line tonight in Calgary versus the Flames. Ryan Kesler returned from a broken foot to score the deciding goal in Vancouvers 2-0 victory over Phoenix on Monday. The Flames snapped a five-game losing skid on Monday with a 3-1 road victory over Colorado.
Yesterday the Canucks found out Chris...
Cory Schneider has taken the reins as the Vancouver Canucks' No. 1 goaltender, and it doesn't appear he'll be relinquishing them any time soon.
He'll make his 12th straight start Wednesday night when Vancouver seeks a fourth consecutive victory visiting the Calgary Flames.
Schneider entered the 2013 lockout-shortened season as the team's starting netminder after...
from Tony Gallagher of the Vancouver Province,
Perhaps the NHL has finally reached the level of the NBA in that all the distractions of dancing girls, mascots, contests in that league have been matched by the number of gimmicks at a hockey game. The actual on-ice affair was a sham of entertainment, the only artistry on display coming from the artful officials Kyle Rehman and...
The Vancouver Canucks are making a strong push for a fifth consecutive Northwest Division title. They'll try to continue it in a matchup with the surging Phoenix Coyotes, who are just outside the Western Conference playoff picture.
Vancouver goes for a season-high sixth consecutive home win while the Coyotes look to extend their best run of the season to four victories Monday...
Dan Hamhuis gets credit for the goal.