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Havlat Retires, Baertschi Concussion & More

Martin Havlat has decided to hang up his skates. The veteran forward announced his retirement after playing in the NHL for 14 seasons through the NHLPA‘s official website Wednesday morning. Havlat played for 14 seasons in the NHL split between the Ottawa Senators – who drafted him 26th overall in 1999, Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild, San Jose Sharks, New Jersey Devils...
Via The Hockey Writers
18 days ago

Baertschi scores twice and Canucks beat Avalanche 3-2

DENVER (AP) Sven Baertschi got his second goal of the game with 8:14 left, Markus Granlund also had a goal and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Wednesday night. Jacob Markstrom stopped 30 shots for the Canucks. Vancouver has 52 points and sits in the second wild card in the Western Conference, one point ahead of Calgary. The Canucks have played two fewer...
Via Associated Press
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Coyotes lose 8th straight as Canucks' Miller posts shutout

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Ryan Miller made 22 saves for his 37th career shutout as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-0 Wednesday night.Brandon Sutter, Bo Horvat and Sven Baertschi scored for the Canucks, who have won five straight for their longest win streak of the season. The victory moved them above .500 for the first time since October.Vancouver got its first...
Via Associated Press
January 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Baertschi helps Miller get 350th win, Canucks beat Avalanche

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Sven Baertschi scored twice, including the tiebreaking goal on a power play with under four minutes to go, and Ryan Miller made 24 saves for his 350th career victory as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Monday night. Bo Horvat also scored to help the Canuck win four straight for the first time since opening the season 4-0...
Via Associated Press
January 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Baertschi scores late to help Canucks beat Wild 5-4

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Sven Baertschi scored with 2:35 left in regulation Tuesday as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-4. Brandon Sutter and Ben Hutton each had a goal and an assist, and Loui Eriksson and Bo Horvat also scored for Vancouver. Henrik Sedin and Troy Stecher had two assists each and Ryan Miller stopped 38 shots. Erik Haula scored the tying goal...
Via Associated Press
November 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
June 19, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
January 21, 2016  |  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...
Via Along the Boards
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...
Via NESN.com
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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