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- Over is 9-1-2 in VAN last 12 Thu. games.
- VAN are 43-14 in their last 57 vs. Northwest.
Head to Head:
- MIN are 5-18 in their last 23 overall.
Vancouver at Nashville
- Home team is 14-2 in the last 16 meetings.
Feb 9-8:00 PM ET
33-15-5 (18-9-1 V)
25-20-8 (13-7-3 H)
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
The Vancouver Canucks have not lost a game in regulation in their last seven, theyve only lost three in regulation over their last 18 games and they are tied for the second best record in the NHL.
One would think that might be occasion for contentment in Canadas hockey-obsessed third-largest city. But entering Tuesdays game with Nashville, one of the local papers noted that Henrik...
from Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun, So while the Vancouver Canucks captain is officially “a game-time decision” for tonight’s meeting with the Minnesota Wild, there seems little doubt he will play and his extend his NHL ironman streak to 553 games.
Sedin tested his right ankle at this morning’s game-day skate at the Xcel Energy Center and said it felt better than it did...
One of these things is not like the other!
What do the Minnesota Wild and the Vancouver Canucks have in common?
A Downward Spiral - "The Wild"
They’ve both been in first place in the West this season. Fortunately for the Canucks, they are the ones who are much closer to that spot than the Wild are.
The Canucks are a virtual lock to win the Northwest, so Minnesota is looking...
Hank's Ironman streak could be in jeopardy
The speculation surrounding what state our beloved Hank’s foot is in continues after he was seen wearing a large walking boot, limping around the Vancouver Canucks team hotel in St. Paul, Minnesota earlier today.
Captain Canuck missed practice at the Excel Energy Center to undergo a CT scan of his right ankle after...
The best part of the NHL‘s realignment plan that lasted for about six weeks was that the Vancouver Canucks and the Minnesota Wild would go from meeting six times a year to two.
I have this theory, and it’s pretty out there, that Minnesota is a boring hockey team to watch.
Hosting the Wild is a mundane experience but playing in Minnesota is a soul sucking endeavour...
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...
LW Daniel Sedin and C Henrik Sedin each scored a goal against Minnesota for the first time ever, as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Wild 5-2 at Xcel Energy Center. G Cory Schneider made 21 saves for Vancouver.
LW Dany Heatley scored a ...
Henrik and Daniel Sedin both scored against Minnesota for the first time in their careers to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-2 win over the Wild on Thursday night.
The Nashville Predators couldn’t quite capitalize on enough opportunities in tonight’s 4-3 shootout loss to the Vancouver Canucks in front of 16,232 fans at Bridgestone Arena. Predators head coach Barry Trotz would have liked to get the two points, but was content with the way the team played.“It was probably one of our better efforts in terms of our game against a very good...
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After last night’s Canucks game, I’m feeling _________!
Post it in the comments section below.
Now regardless of how you feel, the fact will remain you need a little boost this morning.
So without further ado, here is a mighty fine selection of Canucks stories from across the interwebs. They are sure to give you that buzz you are surely looking...
The Vancouver Canucks said Thursday that Henrik Sedin has no broken bones in his right foot.
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Alex Edler scored in the sixth round of a shootout, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 Tuesday night for their fifth win in six games.