Gameday skate: Canucks face Flyers as teams approach midway point

The Bullies are in town Canucks gameday links: NWSB Matchup Insight | NWSB Preview + Prediction The Vancouver Canucks host the Philadelphia Flyers in their second and final meeting of the season tonight at Rogers Arena. The Canucks will be playing in their second of back-to-back games tonight while the Flyers have been waiting for the Canucks to return home from last night’s...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks douse Flames, but lose Andrew Alberts with possible concussion

The Vancouver Canucks seem to have everything going for them but a killer instinct. Their team defence has been excellent of late and so has their goaltending. If the Canucks have a resolution to begin the new year in a couple of days, coach John Tortorella hopes it will be to score more goals. Sunday night, the Canucks won again, but their 2-0 shutout of the Calgary Flames at...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Video- 5 For Elbowing, 5 For Fighting And A Game For Brian Mcgrattan

No update on Andrew Alberts who has not returned to the game.
Via Kukla's Korner
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

With Alex Edler out indefinitely, Andrew Alberts gets his chance

The team’s advertising slogan tells us that We Are All Canucks. Well, Andrew Alberts is a Canuck, but acknowledges that at times during this highly frustrating season, he hasn’t always felt like one. It’s not that his teammates or coaches have treated him badly. It’s just that it’s hard when you almost never get to play. “Yeah, the guys try to do a good job of trying...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Edler out ‘indefinitely,’ Alberts draws in against Phoenix

The Canucks confirmed they’ll be without top defenceman Alex Edler for Friday’s game with the Phoenix Coyotes and possibly longer. Assistant coach Glen Gulutzan told reporters following practice on Thursday at Rogers Arena that Edler, who appeared to tweak his right knee during Tuesday’s game in Nashville, is “out indefinitely” and was to be further evaluated later in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

David Booth a healthy scratch. Insert…Andrew Alberts?

Booth was banished to the press box There’s a good chance he’s still smiling. Hey everyone, I used to blog here on the Vancouver Canucks a long time ago. Well,  long story short is that I’m back. Actually, it’s a short story and not entertaining or informative, so how about we just forget about it and pretend like I’ve been here the whole time? Good? Great! It’s a good...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Frequent Flyer Miles: Bryzgalov receiving interest, Alberts stays in Vancouver, Eminger to the KHL

Although it seems as though no team in the World is really reaching out for Ilya Bryzgalov, it sounds as though one club wouldn’t mind having him on their roster. Former NHLer Sergei Fedorov, who now serves as the GM for the KHL’s CSKA Moscow, said he has, “left the door open,” for Bryz. CSKA Moscow will already have Ilya Proskuryakov, former Washington Capital Rastislav...
Via Flyers Faithful
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks secure Tanev and Alberts today

Tanev a must-sign It isn’t ideal for a Vancouver Canucks team with Cup aspirations to be at an impasse with a important part heading into the year- ideally all of your core is healthy, in a good frame of mind and together for the start of camp.  The Vancouver Canucks took another step in having everything in place for camp by agreeing to a one year pact with RFA defenseman...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

UFA Alberts would like to be back with Canucks

There’s video evidence to suggest unrestricted free agent defenceman Andrew Alberts can play the “more bite” game demanded by John Tortorella. But those clips are a little dated and a little faded. Those heavy YouTube hits on Pavel Datsyuk, Sidney Crosby and Logan Couture — bone-jarring collisions that either denied those opposition forwards the blueline or forward movement...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Christmas Time In Van City: Five Gifts For The Canucks

Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac tells us The Vancouver Canucks already received three pretty great gifts this year. Here is the official 2011 Canucks Christmas Gift List, A jet pack or oversized novelty rocket to strap onto the back Of Andrew Alberts, An IOU ice time coupon from Alain Vigneault for Keith Ballard. What do you wish for the Canucks for Christmas?
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

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