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from Damien Cox of the Toronto Star,
As has been the case for 11 months, ever since it became clear the Vancouver Canucks intended to hand the No. 1 goaltending job to Cory Schneider, it’s clear all roads for Luongo’s exodus out of British Columbia logically lead to Toronto.
Which is probably why talks between the Canucks and Maple Leafs quietly resumed this week after weeks of silence between the two teams.
That doesn’t mean a deal is at hand, although it’s believed Vancouver GM Mike Gillis is no longer demanding the likes of Nazem Kadri or Jake Gardiner in a proposed trade. Gillis has a troubling hole to fill at centre and Tyler Bozak remains a comfortable fit.
Complicating matters, however, or perhaps giving the Leafs leverage they didn’t have before, is that GM Dave Nonis has viable options other than the veteran Vancouver netminder that he didn’t have before.
A great deal has changed, in other words, since the teams first discussed a possible Lu...
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from Jason Botchford of the Vancouver Province,
If a draft pick and a low-rent prospect is all the Canucks are going to be offered for Roberto Luongo, they are not likely trading him, meaning, of course, he will play again in a Canucks uniform. Or rot on the bench.
Just days from the deadline, the Canucks seem to still believe they can get a player to help them immediately...
Daniel Sedin scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and added an assist, Alex Burrows also had a goal and an assist and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-1 on Thursday night.
Sedin took a feed from Burrows at the top of the left circle and sent a low wrist shot through Semyon Varlamov's legs - with twin brother Henrik Sedin screening in front - at 11...
The Vancouver Canucks have been getting outstanding goaltending from Cory Schneider during their winning streak. If the top line of Henrik and Daniel Sedin and Alex Burrows can pick up the pace, there's no telling how much further they can extend their run.
Vancouver goes for a seventh consecutive victory Saturday night when they visit an Edmonton Oilers team trying to go unbeaten...
Who knows for sure whether or not Roberto Luongo finally ends up in Toronto, but it appears the rumors won’t go away until he’s shipped to the Maple Leafs or lands elsewhere.
The Toronto Star reports that the Maple Leafs and Canucks recently resumed trade discussions about the veteran goaltender. Trade talks reportedly been ongoing for quite some time, and while they may have...
Cory Schneider and the Vancouver Canucks continued their dominance of the last-place Colorado Avalanche earlier this week.
Doing it again will send the Avalanche to their longest road losing streak in 23 years.
Schneider is scheduled to be back in net as the Canucks try to beat the Avalanche for a 10th straight meeting Thursday night at Rogers Arena.
Schneider had 26 saves in...
Cory Schneider stopped 17 shots and Maxim Lapierre scored the only goal in a shootout and the Vancouver Canucks won their fifth straight by defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets 1-0 on Tuesday.
Schneider only saw two shots in the first period, but stopped 15 in the final 45 minutes for his seventh career shutout, and third this season.
He stopped all three Columbus attempts in the...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- When the Vancouver Canucks and Columbus Blue Jackets have played each other this season, the goals have been few and far between.
Cory Schneider made 17 saves and Max Lapierre scored the shootout-winning goal and the Canucks beat the Blue Jackets 1-0 on Tuesday for their fifth straight victory.
The past two meetings between the clubs -- both played...
It took a while, but Cory Schneider has finally taken charge in goal for the Vancouver Canucks. Veteran Roberto Luongo has become the most lavishly paid back-up in NHL history.So the Canucks need to finally move him for whatever the team can fetch. If the wealthy Maple Leafs franchise is willing to take the remainder of that 12-year contract off the Vancouver books, GM Mike Gillis...