Found October 03, 2011 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
C-Mac is back and better than ever with his Vancouver Canucks player profile on Mikael Samuelsson. There have been a multitude of Swedes over the years that have played for the Vancouver Canucks. So many players have come to the West Coast from the land of Vikings, that the Canucks dressing room should really be re-christened as ‘Little Stockholm’.

Canucks assign Mark Mancari to Chicago Wolves

Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have assigned right wing Mark Mancari to the AHL Chicago Wolves. Mancari recorded two points (1-1-2) in five 2011 pre-season game...

Hodgson Changes Number, Hopes to Rid Curse of the Number 39

Cody Hodgson has decided to switch numbers. He’ll be moving away from his familiar number 39 in favour of the number 9 jersey, and I’m all for it! The number 39 has not been kind to Cody Hodgson. In fact, it hasn’t been kind to anyone in Canuck history. The last guy to wear the number 39 on a regular basis was Dan Cloutier. Cloutier was plagued with injuries while with the...

The Best Team In Canada

from Damien Cox of the Toronto Star, ...The Canucks are the only team from this side of the border with an actual opportunity to capture the NHL championship. That’s an upgrade in national reality, if not necessarily roster strength. The Canucks, you may recall, fell 60 minutes short of hoisting the Cup in June, a setback that is still being explained and analyzed out on the...

Best Foreign Vancouver Canucks Part 1 (With Swedish Subtitles!)

Vancouver Canucks writer C-Mac loves the international flavor of his Canucks. In part one he takes a look at the five greatest Swedish players to have suited up for Vancouver, and there has been a long list to choose from. Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Markus Naslund, Alex Edler, to name a few...

Pepsico Canada scores partnership with Canucks Sports & Entertainment

Vancouver, BC – PepsiCo Canada and Canucks Sports & Entertainment (Canucks) today announced a power play that will give Vancouverites a refreshing new taste experience at Rogers Arena. Through this new partnership, PepsiCo Canada scor...

Canucks claim Dale Weise off waivers

Weise Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have claimed right wing Dale Weise off of waive...

Can The Vancouver Canucks Learn From Crosby and Championship Penguins?

Vancouver Canucks writer Kevin V points out as much as Canucks GM Mike Gillis has attempted to build a consistent hockey club, injuries to Ryan Kesler and Mason Raymond could cost the Canucks a few points early in the season. So how does a team return to capture Lord Stanley’s Mug after coming oh-so-close the season previous? Look at the Pittsburgh Penguins and Sidney Crosby for starters.

Canucks to celebrate the 'Heart of a Canuck' throughout the 2011.12 season

Vancouver, B.C. – The Vancouver Canucks announced today their season long initiatives to celebrate the ‘Heart of A Canuck’ - Courage, Honour, Humility, Integrity & Passion. This celebration will begin on opening night, Th...

Peter Tessier: Was that the starting line up?

For those who were seeing my twitter feed last night, yes I did watch some of the game between the Canada-NZ rugby bloodbath. Now onto business. Last night saw what may have been the opening night roster for the Vancouver Canucks as they played their last game of the pre-season. Is this a better or equivalent group to the 2010-11 Stanley Cup runner up squad? The most glaring...

Marian Gaborik Wearing Pavol Demitra’s Number On His Helmet

… rest in peace Demo 

Canucks claim right wing Weise off waivers

The Vancouver Canucks claimed right wing Dale Weise off waivers from the New York Rangers on Tuesday.
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