Posted November 09, 2011 on
AP on Fox
The Vancouver Canucks are nearing the end of a six-game road trip during which they've been inconsistent on the offensive end.
After busting out in their most recent victory, the Canucks look to stay hot Thursday night when they face the Los Angeles Kings, who have been dealing with their own struggles to score.
Vancouver (7-7-1) has split the first four games of its trip after going 5 for 6 on the power play in a 6-2 victory Sunday in Chicago.
Combined with a win over Calgary to begin the trip Nov. 1, Vancouver has outscored its opponents 11-3 in victories while being outscored 8-3 in losses to Minnesota and St. Louis.
The Canucks hadn't scored five times with the man advantage since going 5 for 10 in a 6-1 win over Toronto on Jan. 13, 2007. Vancouver, however, has been outscored 10-6 while at even strength on the trip, which ends Friday in Anaheim.
"We haven't been good enough 5-on-5 to win games,'' said Henrik Sedin, who had a goal and three assists ...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Grey Cup is coming to Vancouver, and there's no fanfare. Steve Lee is up in arms. Face it Vancouverites, despite the successes of the Lions, Canadians and at some point hopefully the Whitecaps, the sports circus in the Lower Mainland is nothing but a one trick pony, the Vancouver Canucks.
Riley weighs in with the daily Vancouver Canucks Java. NHL team news for the die hard Nucks fans. Gossip and articles captured on the web for Wednesday. NWSportsBeat.com your source for all Vancouver Canucks hockey talk all the time, plus Canucks blog archives…
Free NHL Betting Odds & Picks on the Vancouver Canucks vs. Los Angeles Kings Thursday matchup. The Canucks are +104 road underdogs. The over/under is set at 5.5. Henrik Sedin has 2 goals and 5 assists over his last five games and Daniel Sedin is matching him point for point.
Vancouver, B.C. – Canucks Sports & Entertainment and Bell Media’s TEAM 1040 announced today they are extending their partnership with a new long-term radio rights deal. As part of the early renewal, TEAM 1040 continues to be the ...
Bruising power forward Keith Tkachuk was at his best with the Blues while playing with playmaker Pavol Demitra.
So when the team held a memorial for Demitra and another former Blue killed in the Yaroslavl Lokomotiv team jet crash, Igor Korolev, Tkachuk paid tribute to his linemate and friend.
Tkachuk recited Demitra's many attributes on the ice during Tuesday night's pre...
Sami Salo and Andrew Ebbett scored power-play goals in the opening minutes, and Roberto Luongo made 28 saves in the Vancouver Canucks' 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.
Aaron Rome capped a three-goal first period outburst by Vancouver and his tally proved to be the difference, as the Canucks held on to beat the Los Angeles Kings, 3-2, at Staples Center.
LOS ANGELES (AP) Sami Salo and Andrew Ebbett scored power-play goals in the opening minutes, and Roberto Luongo made 28 saves
in the Vancouver Canucks ' 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.
Sami Salo and Andrew Ebbett scored power-play goals in the opening minutes, and Roberto Luongo made 28 saves in the Vancouver Canucks' 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. Aaron Rome also scored in the first period of the defending Western Conference champion Canucks' fifth stop on a six-game road trip that ends Friday night in Anaheim.