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Alexander Edler scores on deflection to help Canucks beat Coyotes

  For the second straight game, Arizona Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith was the victim of a puck bouncing off the back of a player into his own net. This time, it was his own back -- no way to celebrate his 33rd birthday -- and it allowed the Vancouver Canucks to avoid a second damaging loss to one of the NHL's worst teams. Alexander Edler's shot glanced off the post and deflected...
Via Associated Press
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Edler has goal, assist as Canucks beat Oilers 2-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Alexander Edler had a goal and an assist, Nick Bonino also scored, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 in a preseason game Thursday night. Bonino tied the score 11 minutes into the second period, taking a long pass from Bonino and beating Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth with a quick shot. The Canucks (4-2-0) took the lead with 5 minutes remaining...
Via Associated Press
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Evander Kane for Alexander Edler: Here's Why

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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Jim Benning to Vancouver reopen the trade of Alexander Edler to Boston?

Of the areas for the Boston Bruins that needs fixing this off-season, maybe chief among them is a retooling of a defensive unit that broke down versus the speedy and agile Montreal Canadiens in round two of the Stanley Cup playoffs.Many point to the fact that the Bruins did not have enough speed or puck-moving ability on the blue-line to maintain a level of sustainability for the...
Via BruinsLife
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins Had Deal In Place For Canucks’ Alexander Edler

Stephen Dunn / Getty Images By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) Prior to Thursday’s Bruins game against the Capitals, Boston GM Peter Chiarelli told NESN that Philadelphia has retained half of Andrej Meszaros’ cap hit. Seems a little odd, right? Especially considering the Bruins had enough cap space with Dennis Seidenberg now on the LTIR. However, the Bruins set up the trade that...
Via The Hockey Guys
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Potential Trade Targets for Flyers

Alexander Edler of the Vancouver Canucks is a subject of trade talks around the NHL (Stephen Dunn/Getty) By: Andrew Dintino (@AndrewTOU_THG) As Wednesday’s trade deadlines nears, the Philadelphia Flyers continue to pop up as contenders to land several of the marquee players that are available this year. Here are a couple (there are more beyond this list) of the players that the...
Via The Hockey Guys
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Ryan Reaves destroys Alexander Edler

The Blues resumed play after the Olympic break with a sluggish, unmotivated effort. The Blues looked slow, out of synch and unprepared to take the ice against the Canucks. However, there was one man who looked happy to be back out on the ice and playing hockey. Ryan Reaves. If you missed the late night contest against Vancouver, make sure you don't miss this crushing hit Reaves...
Via Frozen Notes
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks’ Alexander Edler Takes Digger After Whiffing Badly On Check (GIF)

For Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler, the transition back to NHL ice after competing on the big Olympic sheet in Sochi was not entirely a smooth process. During Wednesday night’s 1-0 win over the St. Louis Blues, Edler zeroed in on Blues winger Ryan Reaves along the side boards. The Swedish silver medalist’s hopes for a big hit were dashed, though, as Edler mistimed...
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sweden's Edler to serve one more game on international ban

It's the gift that keeps on giving - well, not so much a gift as a protracted punishment.In late July, the International Ice Hockey Federation Disciplinary Committee ruled that Vancouver Canucks' defenseman Alexander Edler was to serve a suspension of four games in international play stemming from a nasty hit he laid on Canada's Eric Staal in last year's World Championships that...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks' Edler, Luongo, Take Part in Full Practice

The Vancouver Canucks have gotten some great news on the injury front, as both defenseman Alexander Edler and goaltender Roberto Luongo participated in the team's full practice on Sunday, as reported by Daniel Fung on the Canucks' official website. Edler took regular shifts during the practice session. Luongo took part in the full team practice and saw the majority of the work load...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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