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Vancouver Canucks left wing Mason Raymond was unable to play in Thursday's game against the Nashville Predators because of an error in his paperwork.
The Canucks intended to re-activate Raymond, but the proper paperwork was not filed into the NHL's office by 5 p.m. ET.
"It was an oversight," Canucks assistant general manager Laurence Gilman told the Vancouver Sun. "We thought the paperwork had been filed but it hadn't, and by the time we realized it, it was five minutes too late.
"We're not happy about it. But at the end of the day, it's a mistake that forces one player to wait another couple of days to play his first game in five months. Meanwhile, we go with the same lineup that has won five straight games. There have been a lot worse mistakes in this league."
Raymond, 26, has been sidelined with a severe back injury suffered during the Stanley Cup Finals last season. He suffered a vetebrae compression fracture when he was hit by...
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Mason Raymond missed his planned return to the Vancouver Canucks lineup on Thursday because of an issue with paperwork.
VANCOUVER, B.C. (AP) -- Mike Fisher scored his second goal of the game with 1:16 left, and the Nashville Predators beat Vancouver 6-5 on Thursday night to snap Canucks backup goalie Cory Schneider's five-game winning streak.
Fisher went to the net and backhanded a centering pass from Martin Erat over a sprawling Roberto Luongo, who replaced Schneider in the high-scoring game...
In a game that saw all of the goalies in action (4) and plenty of scorers (10), the Nashville Predators beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-5 in a contest that will be featured on NHL Home Ice's "Games Gone Wild" for the rest of the year.After the Predators saw a 3-1 lead collapse into a 5-3 deficit, the team fought pack to tie the game with two late goals in the second...
Mike Fisher scored his second goal of the game with 1:16 left, and the Nashville Predators beat Vancouver 6-5 on Thursday night to snap Canucks backup goalie Cory Schneider's five-game winning streak.
Fisher went to the net and backhanded a centering pass from Martin Erat over a sprawling Roberto Luongo, who replaced Schneider in the high-scoring game.
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Just when you thought that the Vancouver Green Men had run out of ideas to taunt the opponent, the below video comes to light.
It shows the Green Men using a naked cut-out of Ryan Kelser to taunt the Nashville Predators Shea Weber in the penalty box:
(Courtesy of Cosby Sweaters)
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Mike Fisher scored his second goal of the game with 1:16 left, and the Nashville Predators beat Vancouver 6-5 on Thursday to snap Canucks backup goalie Cory Schneider's five-game winning streak.