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Vancouver Canucks forward Zack Kassian is listed as 6’3″ 205, while Dallas Stars rookie forward Antoine Roussel is listed as 5’11″ 170. Roussel skated at Kassian full-speed and had the advantage early on, even knocking Kassian down, but once Kassian got back up he was pissed off and he went to work, just obliterating Roussel. I give Roussel some credit for going after the much bigger Kassian, but it’s easy to go full-speed at a player with a visor on, especially when the other player doesn’t have one. It was only Roussel’s second NHL regular season fight, while it was Kassian’s sixth.
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Dallas Stars rookie Antoine Roussel can’t be serious rushing Vancouver’s Zack Kassian to instigate a brawl while wearing a visor. And you don’t even man up and throw off the helmet during the fight? So it’s fair for you to throw bombs at a guy whose face is exposed while your nose is hiding behind a wall?
Give credit to mountain man Kassian for continuing to throw bombs...
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Cry me a river, don't do the crime, if you don't want to do the time. This is why people hate/despise the Vancouver Canucks. You're responsible for your actions on the ice.
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Well, the veteran Stars forward is definitely experiencing...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Roberto Luongo was sharp when the Vancouver Canucks needed it the most.
Luongo made 23 saves for the shutout and Dale Weise broke a scoreless tie at 9:14 of the third period and the Vancouver Canucks defeated Nashville 1-0 Friday.
The Canucks have won consecutive games on their four-game road trip after losing three straight.
Nashville has lost three of...
I’m not even quite sure what I watched when the Canucks took on the Hawks the other night.
The Blackhawks came as advertised and dominated the game to an embarrassing degree. Cory Schneider‘s best game of his career kept the game close but this was a lopsided game.
The ‘Hawks were pushing the puck through the neutral zone with ease and creating odd man rushes every...
DALLAS-- A week ago Friday, all was well with the Dallas Stars. The club was fresh off a come-from-behind win at Vancouver where they trailed 3-1 midway through the second period before storming back for three unanswered to leave Rogers Center with a huge 4-3 win, their second in a three-game trip through Western Canada.
Glen Gulutzan's club headed back to the Lone Star State...
DALLAS (AP) -- Jamie Benn was all over the score sheet for the Dallas Stars.
Benn had a goal, and assist and a rare fight that sparked the Stars to a 3-1 win over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night.
Dallas even got a pair of goals from its struggling power play.
Jaromir Jagr and Michael Ryder also scored for the Stars, and Cristopher Nilstorp was outstanding in making 31 saves...
The Nashville Predators looked like they had the Vancouver Canucks on the ropes during the first period on Friday night at Bridgestone Arena. Vancouver was in the back half of(More here)…
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Dale Weise scored the lone goal to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 1-0 win against the Nashville Predators on the road. For Vancouver, they were able to win both of their games in their back-to-back in Dallas and in the Music City. Head coach Alain Vigneault has to be happy about getting four points in two nights.
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It’s never a good sign when you out-shoot an opponent 13-3 in the first period and nothing gets past their goaltender. It’s an even worse sign when the balance begins to tip back in the favor of the opposing team as the game stretches along.
While the Predators battled to capitalize on one of their many chances throughout the game, the Canucks...