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- VAN are 6-2 in their last 8 Tue. games.
Vancouver at Nashville
- Under is 6-1-1 in NAS last 8 Tue. games.
- NAS are 13-3 in their last 16 home games.
- NAS are 8-2 in their last 10 games following a win.
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32-15-5 (17-9-1 V)
32-17-4 (17-7-3 H)
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Vancouver Canucks center Henrik Sedin was scheduled to undergo a CT scan on his ankle Wednesday.
Sedin was hit in the ankle by a shot in Tuesday's game at Nashville. He did return to the game and collected two assists to extend his points streak to four games.
The All-Star center, who did not practice Wednesday, has 11 goals and an NHL-best 46 assists in 53 games this season...
An Ironman After Thursday?
A battle between the #1 and #2 teams in the Northwest Division headlines a busy night of NHL Betting action Thursday. The Vancouver Canucks, winners of two straight games and having played five straight extra-time contests head into Minnesota to take on the struggling Wild.
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Tonight's game between the Vancouver Canucks and the Nashville Predators is one that Predator fans have had marked on their calendar since the schedule was released last summer. It marks the Nucks first visit to the Bridgestone Arena since they clinched their second round series with the Predators in a 2-1 win in game six on May 9. 2011.Even the most optimistic member of the...
Owen Nolan formally announced his retirement on Tuesday after 18 seasons in the NHL.
Nolan, who last played with the Minnesota Wild in 2009-10, was visibly emotional while announcing his decision at a news conference at San Jose's HP Pavilion.
"When your body won't do what your mind and your heart is willing to do, it's time to move on," the 39-year-old Nolan...
Vancouver Canucks 4, Nashville Predators 3 (shootout)
Bridgestone Arena; Nashville, Tennessee
February 7, 2012
* Coming into the night, Vancouver has got to overtime seven times in their last nine. Now they’ve gone eight out of 10.
* This was Vancouver’s first trip to Music City since they won Game 6 in last year’s Western Conference Semi-final.
Yet Another Shootout
If you’ve been watching the Vancouver Canucks in 2012, you would agree that the team is slumping. The Sedins are off, the the second periods have been appalling, and in a throwback to the Dave Nonis era, the goaltenders have been keeping the Canucks in games.
So how do you explain that the Canucks are the league’s hottest team right now, 7-1-2 in their last...
In their fifth consecutive overtime game, the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Nashville Predators 4-3 in a shootout Tuesday night. Alexander Edler hit the game-winning goal for Vancouver, while Colin Wilson was unable to extend the game with a shot for the Predators.
The first period was full of missed opportunities for the Predators. Less than two minutes into the game, the Predators...
Music City Mayhem
In Honour of Sean Astin co-starring on NCIS Tuesday night…
Just when you thought the schedule might get a little easier for the Vancouver Canucks, that idea turned into a fantasy worthy of Tolkien. The same can be said about the Central Division and how it’s shaped up to this point in the season.
Attempting to reach “Mordor,” Van City will have to get by...
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Owen Nolan officially announced his retirement after 18 NHL seasons on Tuesday afternoon in San Jose. Nolan, who turns 40 on Sunday, last played a full season in the league with Minnesota in 2009-10.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Vancouver Canucks keep finding ways to win no matter how long it takes.
Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images
It wasn’t meant to be and it felt a little like the last time Vancouver played in Nashville except in this case, for fans of the Fang, there is another game to be played.
Vancouver would jump out to a two-goal lead towards the end of the first on some hard charging and sloppy line changes by the Predators. The Bitz goal was incredibly...
Owen Nolan, who hasn't played in the NHL since the 2009-10 season, announced his retirement Tuesday at the San Jose Sharks' home rink.