Posted September 29, 2013 on AP on Fox
Forward Jannik Hansen and the Vancouver Canucks have agreed to a four-year contract extension. The 27-year-old from Denmark had 10 goals and 17 assists in 47 games for Vancouver last season. Hansen has 50 goals and 81 assists in 318 career games, all of them with the Canucks. He was selected by Vancouver in the seventh round of the 2004 draft. He has also appeared in 58 career playoff games, with five goals and nine assists.

Welcome aboard Zac Dalpe and Jeremy Welsh, hello again Hansen

Trade Time ICYMI on Saturday the Canucks picked up Zac Dalpe and Jeremy Welsh from the Hurricanes in exchange for Kellan Tochkin and the fourth round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, general manager Mike Gillis announced late Saturday. Also on Saturday, Gillis announced that the Canucks have signed right wing Jannik Hansen to a four-year extension. Hansen was originally selected...

Hansen Gets Four-Year Extension With Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have signed right wing Jannik Hansen to a four-year extension. Hansen, 27, collected 27 points (10-17-27) and 12 penalty minutes in 47 games for the Canucks during the 2012.13 season. The Herlev, Denmark native has recorded 131 points (50-81-131) and 131 penalty minutes...

Roberto Luongo Hopes New Goalie Mask Will Bring Good Luck To Vancouver

NHL goaltenders have been putting some serious effort into the creation of their masks this season, and while most of them have opted for flashy, intricate designs such as an ode to the Fresh Prince, or a flesh-eating depiction of Ben Franklin, Canucks’ goalie Roberto Luongo is going a different route. Luongo’s new mask features a much simpler, classic design that mimics the...

Hurricanes trade Zac Dalpe and Jeremy Welsh to Vancouver

We all knew that there had to be a few roster cuts or trades on the horizon and late last night, we got our first moves as the Hurricanes dealt Jeremy Welsh and Zac Dalpe to the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for forward Kellan Tochkin and a fourth round pick in this year's draft. My initial reaction to this was shock because the Canes just sent two roster players to Vancouver...

Canucks add 3 new players, return Horvat and Shinkaruk back to junior

The Bo Horvat-Hunter Shinkaruk era has come to an end 9 games faster than anyone expected. Bo Horvat and Hunter Shinkaruk were sent back to Junior yesterday and today respectively.  The Canucks picked up Jeremy Welsh and Zac Dalpe in trade from the Carolina Hurricanes as well as claiming Ryan Stanton off the waiver wire from the Chicago Blackhawks.  The writing was on the wall...

Bobby Lu shows fans the new mask for 2013 (Video)

New & Cool Good vid out this AM on the official website. Lu explains why he did what he did with respect to his face protection in 2013. Always fun to hear the goalie brake this down right Nucks fans? “I prefer simpler masks, took the patch on the shoulder and transplanted it right onto the mask. Went with some luck from the run to the Cup Final” – Roberto Luongo...

Canucks Sign Stanton

Waiver wire addition from the Blackhawks First reported by Darren Dreger of TSN on twitter, the Canucks have signed Ryan Stanton. Vancouver claims Ryan Stanton off Waivers from Chicago. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) September 30, 2013 In Chicago Kostka won the position battle for one of the last remaining d-man spots, forcing Chicago to put Stanton on waivers. Stanton is 6...

Canucks forward lines appear set for season opener

Photo Courtesy: Vancouver Sun Steve Lancashire is back again. Follow Steve on Twitter at @lankey22 Now that the last cuts have been made, it appears we are seeing the lineup that will start the year together on October 3rd at the SAP Center in San Jose (SAP stands for ****** Arena Pseudonym, by the way). While there is some familiarity, it looks like we are mostly heading into uncharted...

Todd Cordell: Vancouver Canucks: Extension Close For Sedin Twins, Gillis Must Be Careful

You can follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordell! Perhaps the most important task for Mike Gillis and the Vancouver Canucks is locking up Henrik and Daniel Sedin. It appears as though they're be close to doing that. The two sides have talked extension several times throughout the last few weeks in hopes of getting contract extensions done before the season. The Canucks...

Late night swap meet continues as Canucks, Hurricanes make trade

It appears that we're going to have a busy tertiary prospect-trading night. First Joe Colborne to Calgary, and now this... Trade to announce: #Canucks have acquired Zac Dalpe and Jeremy Welsh from @NHLCanes for Kellan Tochkin and a 4th round pick in 2014. — Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) September 29, 2013

Jason Lewis: Pacific Division Preview: Vancouver Canucks

We get to the final Pacific Division preview opponent for the Los Angeles Kings, and why not save the Vancouver Canucks for last? (It was actually alphabetical order but whatever.) Not to give away too much of the analysis section, I'm definitely going to go against the popular thought here and say that the Vancouver Canucks are going to really struggle, and potentially miss...

Todd Cordell: Vancouver Canucks Claim Ryan Stanton Off Waivers

You can follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordell! The Vancouver Canucks have added on to their recent string of activity as the team has claimed Ryan Stanton off waivers. Stanton, 24, was placed on waivers by the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday with the intention of sending him to Rockford. The 6'2, 200lb defenseman is coming off a solid campaign in the AHL where he recorded...

Gambling on the Canucks by Capper Dan

Photo Courtesy: I’m pleased to introduce our resident sports gambling writer: Capper Dan. I have known Dan for a long time and he will gamble on just about anything. He is also a massive Canucks fan and a voice of authority on the subject of sports gambling. Enjoy! The NHL season is fast approaching and for gamblers like me, it not only marks the beginning of another...

Press Release: Dalpe & Welsh to Van for Tochkin, 2014 pick by   TheHockeyHouse

Vancouver Canucks Press Release Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have acquired right wing Zac Dalpe and centre Jeremy Welsh from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for Kellan Tochkin and the fourth round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Dalpe, 23, split the 2012.13 season between the Hurricanes and [...]
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