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Sven Baertschi could be a long-term solution for the Vancouver Canucks

If there is anything to take from this past season, the offense needs to regroup in order for the Vancouver Canucks to contend again. By the time that happens, the Sedin twins might be taking on lesser roles or end up on a new team(s). The front office might be showing their faith in Sven Baertschi since they have already signed him for two more years. The Swiss left-winger will...
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June 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Canucks’ Sven Baertschi turns career year into two-year, $3.7-million deal

Sven Baertschi could never find his fit with the Flames, and after three trying campaigns, the 2011 13th-overall selection was shipped out of Calgary to the division-rival Canucks. The move didn’t look like much at the time, but the 23-year-old winger made his mark in Vancouver this past season. In 69 games in 2015-16, Baertschi potted 15 goals and 28 points, both miles ahead of...
Via The Hockey News
June 17, 2016

The Nuck Stops Here: Draft Lottery, Sven Baertschi

‘The Nuck Stops Here’ is a Vancouver Canucks news and opinion column running every Sunday throughout the season. NEWS Canucks fall two spots in draft lottery, to pick 5th overall in draft This past Saturday, the Canucks received the news that they will pick 5th in this year’s NHL entry draft. After heading into the draft with league’s third-worst regular season record...
Via The Hockey Writers
May 02, 2016

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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January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
May 30, 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...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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