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Canucks’ Jacob Markstrom Makes Pad Save At Crucial Time Against Bruins (Video)

The Boston Bruins had a golden opportunity to get back in the game Thursday against the Canucks, but Vancouver goalie Jacob Markstrom was there to put an end to it. Zdeno Chara set up Loui Eriksson near the crease on a beautiful pass, but Markstrom got just enough of his pad on Eriksson’s shot to make the save in the Canucks’ 4-2 win. Hear NESN’s Andy Brickley and Jack Edwards...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Vancouver goalie Ryan Miller set for return following 8-game absence

The Vancouver Canucks expect to have Ryan Miller back in the lineup when they take on the Washington Capitals Thursday. The goaltender missed eight games due to an injury initially reported as simple cramps, but it clearly turned into a bigger issue as the injury lingered longer than even Miller said he expected. Miller has not played since he was pulled from a game on Dec. 20 against...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks: Finding the Mark

The Vancouver Canucks are currently clinging to the third spot in the Pacific Division, and it may be the last playoff spot the way the Western Conference has shaped up. Would it be crazy for Vancouver to rely on a goalie that has only played more than 16 games in a season once in his career? Perhaps not. Jacob Markstrom is the current starting goalie with Ryan Miller battling injuries...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Markstrom makes 26 saves to help Canucks beat Lightning 2-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Daniel Sedin scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, Jacob Markstrom made 26 saves and the road-weary Vancouver Canucks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Tuesday night. Sven Baertschi also scored for the Canucks, who finished their road trip 2-3-1. Vancouver, which had one power play, allowed just one goal on 10 short-handed opportunities. Tampa Bay got...
Via Associated Press
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports a mixed bag on Markstrom injury

The Canucks seem to have lost their backup goalie for the time being, but it appears nobody knows exactly how much time Jacob Markstrom will miss. In a season that was supposed to be Markstrom's initiation into the NHL goaltending world, the 25-year-old is off to a rough start with a lower-body injury right out of the gate. SportsNet's John Shannon issued conflicting reports Thursday...
Via Fox Sports
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

McCann, Markstrom lead Canucks past Coyotes

Jared McCann scored the only goal on a power play 8:34 into the third period and Jacob Markstrom made 32 saves in the Vancouver Canucks' 1-0 win over the Arizona Coyotes at Rogers Arena on Monday night. Seventeen seconds after Coyotes center Kyle Chipchura was whistled for cross-checking, McCann took a pass from Ben Hutton and ripped a wrist shot from the left circle past goalie...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks have high hopes for backup goaltender Markstrom

It was a good offseason for 25-year-old Jacob Markstrom, as the Canucks made space for the young netminder to take the next step in his career by trading backup goaltender Eddie Lack to the Hurricanes. Although Canucks fans were not happy to see Lack go, the Canucks organization was very vocal about their excitement to see Markstrom graduate from the AHL to the NHL."I think he...
Via Fox Sports
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks think they’ll get a “fairly high draft pick” for Lack or Markstrom

The Vancouver Canucks are looking to trade away one of their goaltenders. With Ryan Miller apparently holding down the starting job, the Canucks believe they can part ways with either Eddie Lack or Jacob Markstrom. In return, the club believes they’ll receive a “fairly high draft pick” for either goalie. This news comes straight from Canucks GM Jim Benning, who spoke with...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

AHL Game Between Utica and Binghamton Features Goalie Fight

An AHL game between the Utica Comets and the Binghamton Senators got a little bit heated and Comets goalie Jacob Markstrom decided he wanted a piece of Peter Mannino. It’s always fun to see a goalie fight but this one was supremely disappointing. Both goalies really kind of half-assed their efforts. [Utica Comets] The post AHL Game Between Utica and Binghamton Features Goalie Fight...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks News: Jacob Markstrom Has Been Waived, Assigned to Utica

Jacob Markstrom was waived by the Vancouver Canucks yesterday and according to ESPN's Pierre LeBrun cleared waivers this morning. He's just 24 years old. #479896501 / Being that no other team claimed Markstrom, he will have to report to the Canucks' AHL affiliate, the Utica Comets.Pierre McGuire reported that as many as four teams had interest in the young Swedish...
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September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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