The Vancouver Canucks announced Tuesday night what had been hinted at last spring: they will retire Pavel Bure’s No. 10 jersey and hang it next season from the rafters at Rogers Arena.
Bure joins former captains Stan Smyl Trevor Linden and Markus Naslund in the elite group that have had their jersey numbers retired. No actual date was given for the ceremony.
The groundwork for...
The Vancouver Canucks have confirmed they will retire former player Pavel Bure's No. 10 jersey during the 2013-2014 NHL season.
Team executives announced the move during the club's annual summer Tuesday night. His number will be the fourth in franchise history to be retired, joining Stan Smyl, Trevor Linden and Markus Naslund.
Bure told NHL.com that he is "really proud...
Pavel Bure will become only the fourth player in franchise history to have his number raised to the rafters at Rogers Arena when his #10 is retired in the upcoming season.
Bure was a member of the Canucks from 1991-92 to 1997-98, scoring 254 goals and 478 points in 428 games. He still holds the franchise record for most points scored by a rookie with 60 in 1991...
Former NHL players' association president Trevor Linden is only an interested observer as another lockout rolls on.
''It's disappointing to see the game not being where it should be - and that's on the ice,'' Linden said Thursday. ''I follow, but it's not my issue anymore. So I'm happy to be on the sidelines.''
Linden made his...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2012
TSN reports that former NHLPA president Trevor Linden, who may or may not have pulled an inside job in kicking Bob Goodenow to the curb and helping Ted Saskin and Bill Daly negotiate an NHL-friendly CBA on the sly, told Vancouver’s Team 1040 that he’s not optimistic about the probability of the NHL and NHLPA avoiding a lockout:
“I would not be surprised to see a couple months...
From Port Alberni To The Canucks
Professional sports in the Northwest has a long illustrious history, and part of that history includes the story telling that the announcing crew brings to life.
For fans that are unable to attend the game in person, these gentlemen (and ladies) make you feel as if you were sitting front row.
“He’ll play, you know he’ll play, he’ll play on...
Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac begs the question. Who is willing to be the figure that the Canucks can go to when that boost is needed for them? Imagine the possibilities of Trevor Linden and his right wing role fitting in seamlessly with Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin. Henrik at centre and Daniel in his customary left wing slot...
IT'S A MAJOR AWARD!
Vancouver Canucks sports blogger Carolyn Smith reports on the fantastic news today that former Captain Canuck Trevor Linden received the Order of Canada today for Dedication to the community. Linden is one of the most respected players in Canucks franchise history. Congrats Trev!