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Sven Baertschi’s Goal Gives Canucks Early Lead Over Bruins (Video)

Sven Baertschi is finally showing a bit of the promise the Calgary Flames hoped he would when they took him in the first round in 2011. The Vancouver Canucks forward scored his ninth goal of the season, this time putting Vancouver ahead of the Boston Bruins quickly in the first period of Thursday’s game. NESN’s Jack Edwards and Andy Brickley broke down the play in the Berkshire...
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Catching up with the Sedins after their big night

[The Canucks are in a celebratory mood after a dominating win over the Blackhawks] Alex Burrows: That was incredible guys! I mean, 9 points between the two of you? That’s crazy!. But you can change out of your uniform now. Henrik: We have changed, Alex. You’ll note we are wearing our jerseys from several years ago. 2009, to be exact. Burrows: Well, I mean, take off your pads...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Sven Baertschi: A Game 5 game-changer?

The Canucks have been terrible offensively. With the exception of Game 2, the Canucks have scored two or less goals each game—and that’s really a generous statement. In Games 1 and 4, they only managed one, and in Game 3, the second goal only came after Calgary had already scored four, and consequently, when the […] The post Sven Baertschi: A Game 5 game-changer? appeared first...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Sven Baertschi previews the Stanley Cup Finals

  Hello, and welcome to the Barry Melrose Rocks NHL Stanley Cup Preview. It’s a good thing that Mr. Henning is such a good editor, because I am Swiss, and though my English is decent, I am still a natural German speaker. If you don’t know who I am, well, let me tell you a thing or two about me. I was drafted in the 2011 draft by the Calgary Flames, and I have played parts of...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames Prospect To Miss World Championships

It looks as though Flames' prospect Sven Baertschi will be watching the IIHF Men's World Hockey Championship instead of participating.   The 21-year old suffered what is reported as a fractured rib in his home country's tournament opener vs Russia. The Swiss prospect is looking at a 4 week recovery period and should be more than ready to go for the 2014-2015 season.   Baertschi...
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames At The Worlds

Follow me on Twitter: @RichardPorisky Puckrant too! @puckrant   It was a busy day for the Flames organization at the World Hockey Championships in Minsk, Belarus. There's good news, bad news, and news that could be deciphered either way.  So where do we start? Lets get the bad news out of the way first. Swiss forward and Flames prospect Sven Baertschi suffered what is...
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask Stops Sven Baertschi’s Backhander From Dot to Earn DCU Save of the Game Honors

The Bruins did a mighty fine job of hanging onto the puck during the third period of Tuesday’s night game, but when they did turn the puck over in their own zone, Tuukka Rask was there to save the day. The B’s goaltender allowed only one goal on the night as his teammates staged a third-period rally to come from behind and win 2-1, in large part due to a tough stop Rask made...
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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