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Canucks News: Vancouver signs Radim Vrbata

The newest third Sedin Twin has been discovered, and he was rescued from the desert.By 5of7 via Wikimedia CommonsAs so many have reported, but hey, here's James O'Brien's take, the Vancouver Canucks have signed now twice-former Phoenix Coyote sniper Radim Vrbata to a two-year deal worth $10M. Also,Vrbata $4M salary and $1M bonus in each of his two NTC.— Elliotte...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks pry Vrbata from Coyotes with 2-year, $10 million deal

The Arizona Coyotes lost another key piece of their 2012 Western Conference Final team when free-agent wing Radim Vrbata signed a two-year $10 million deal with the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday evening with $ 4 million in base salary each season and $1 million in bonuses each year. Vrbata made one last ditch effort to remain with the Coyotes, where has enjoyed his greatest success...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins Among Teams Interested In Free Agent Radim Vrbata

The Boston Bruins are one of several teams reportedly interested in free-agent winger Radim Vrbata. TSN’s Aaron Ward reported the news via Twitter: Appears to be 5-6 teams expressing interest in Radim Vrbata. Teams include TB,MTL,SJ and BOS. #TSN— Aaron Ward (@aaronward_nhl) June 30, 2014 Vrbata is among the NHL’s most underrated forwards. The 33-year-old winger has tallied...
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Interview period will show Vrbata's worth

Radim Vrbata is about to get a sense of his worth. That could spell the end of his latest (last?) Coyotes' tenure. Beginning Wednesday, teams are allowed to contact soon-to-be unrestricted free agents from other clubs during the free-agent interview period. Official agreements, binding offers and promises (oral or written) are still not permitted during this period, but unlike past...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Phoenix Coyotes: Holes to be filled in free agency

When a team misses the playoffs, like the Phoenix Coyotes did in 2013-14, it takes a pretty good offseason to right the ship. Normally, this could result in a fire sale with all the best assets of the team shipped away for younger talent, but something tells me the Coyotes will stick to this core. I think they’re right to do that, meaning the pressure is on to hit it big on the...
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Vrbata nets Coyotes a second straight win

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Radim Vrbata had a goal and two assists to lead the Phoenix Coyotes to a 3-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Mike Ribeiro also scored for the Coyotes. Mike Smith made 31 saves. Brandon Pirri scored and Roberto Luongo stopped 23 shots for the Panthers. Phoenix won its second consecutive road game for the first time since...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Vrbata breaks out in critical win over Canadiens

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Dave Tippett has a simple means of measuring Radim Vrbata's effectiveness. "He's a scorer," Tippett said. "When he scores, he has a good game." Vrbata had a good game on Thursday against the Montreal Canadiens -- even if it was mostly coincidence that it came in fellow Czech Martin Erat's first game in a Coyotes sweater. Vrbata got the Coyotes going with the game...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Vrbata's two goals help Coyotes snap three-game skid

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Radim Vrbata scored two goals and Thomas Greiss made 28 saves to lead the Phoenix Coyotes over the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Wednesday night. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Coyotes, who are 6-0-2 in their past eight games in Minnesota. The Wild have lost two straight and scored a total of one goal in that stretch. The Wild were playing their first...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

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