Canucks' Ryan Kesler declares 'hopefully I can stay'

After a sensational week, things were eerily quiet Tuesday around the Vancouver Canucks as new president of hockey operations Trevor Linden continued exit interviews with players. Soon Linden will get back to head coach John Tortorella and his future with the National Hockey League team. Eventually, he’ll have to get to what Tortorella said Monday in his bombshell press conference...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Where do the Vancouver Canucks Go From Here?

By Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) The Canucks’ firing of Mike Gillis on Tuesday was not entirely unpredictable. Slightly more perplexing is the notion that the Canucks somehow did what they did because of backlash from their fans; Gillis was certainly not the league’s most incompetent front office czar, but his termination was less about fan relations than the fact that Gillis lost...
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Canucks’ Ryan Kesler Out ‘At Least A Couple Of Weeks’ With Sprained Knee

The month of March has been a tough time for Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler. The 29-year-old wasn’t moved by the March 5 trade deadline, his team is 3-6-1 in its last 10 games and he will now miss time with a knee injury suffered against the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday. Ryan Kesler has a sprained knee and is out "at least a couple of weeks" said Torts. #Canucks...
Via NESN.com
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL trade deadline live blog

9:20 a.m.: ESPN.com’s Pierre Le Brun (we’ll be hearing plenty from him in the next two days) has the latest on the Ryan Callahan situation. It certainly sounds as if the Rangers want to keep the captain in the mix. But could they have their eyes on another aforementioned American forward? While the Rangers' priority is obviously to resolve Callahan situation either way,...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins Rumor: Kesler on Penguins radar

A couple of weeks ago it looked like the Penguins were set to stand pat at the trade deadline, but when word leaked out of Vancouver, that Ryan Kesler had requested a trade, the situation in the Penguins war room changed quickly.The Penguins would consider Kesler to be a significant upgrade to the group of right wingers that the have on their current roster, and if they could acquire...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pens Will Need More Than Kesler to Win the Cup by @MadChad412

With all due to respect to Ryan Kesler and all of the fantastic writers that cover the NHL, acquring Ryan Kesler would not solve all of the Pittsburgh Penguins' problems. According to Rob Rossi, Pittsburgh Penguins beat-reporter for the Tribune-Review, the Pens have already made an official offer for Kesler. The offer, according to Rossi, would "send Kesler to the Penguins...
Via PensInitiative
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rumor: Blackhawks interested in Vancouver's Ryan Kesler

Chicago Blackhawks Hockey - March 5th is the NHL trade deadline and the deals are already starting to happen around the league. The biggest name being mentioned in rumors is the 29 year old center Vancouver’s Ryan Kesler. After years of being a royal pain in the ass to the Chicago Blackhawks, the Blackhawks have found their way on a very short list of teams Ryan Kesler will play...
Via Sports Mockery
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Penguins, Rangers Among Teams Interested In Canucks’ Ryan Kesler

Shortly after it was reported Wednesday night that Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler had requested a trade, his agent denied the rumors, but that hasn’t stopped teams from making offers for the two-way forward ahead of the March 5 NHL trade deadline. According to Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos and the Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch, at least four teams are interested in acquiring...
Via NESN.com
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Canucks Center Ryan Kesler Requested A Trade

The Vancouver Canucks resume regular-season play Wednesday on a seven-game losing streak and a point behind the Dallas Stars for the second wild-card playoff spot in the Western Conference. With their championship window likely closed, it may be time for the Canucks to plan for the future ahead of the March 5 NHL trade deadline. One star player who might not play a part in the team’s...
Via NESN.com
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Rumors: Ryan Kesler to Anaheim Ducks

Ben Nelms/Reuters Ryan Kesler trade talks are heating up as the 2014 NHL trade deadline approaches. The Vancouver Canucks have been contending for the Stanley Cup for many years. In 2011, they made it to the finals before losing out to the Boston Bruins. Goalie Roberto Luongo is 34, Henrik and Daniel Sedin are 33 years old. Similar to the Detroit Red Wings, the Canucks core is old and the
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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