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Sedin Twins Go Head to Head

#467204753 / gettyimages.com Henrik and Daniel Sedin have led the Vancouver Canucks for well over a decade and naturally took the position as the faces of the organization. Back in November the twins signed matching four-year, $28 million contract extensions. It is clear that they are highly valued by the club and could quite possibly be one of the rare few who spend an entire...
Via Beyond The Benches
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pearn makes perfect connect-the-dots assistant coach logic for Canucks

The well-travelled and well-versed Perry Pearn was always a logical choice to join the Vancouver Canucks coaching staff. And if you connect the hockey dots from Trevor Linden, to Jim Benning, to Willie Desjardins to John Weisbrod, then Pearn make sense on several levels. His connection with Desjardins dates back to the 1980s in Alberta. Pearn was head coach at the Northern Alberta...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Perry Pearn Joins The Coaching Staff Of The Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning named Perry Pearn to the Vancouver Canucks coaching staff today as an Assistant Coach. “We are very excited to name Perry to our staff today,” said Jim Benning, Vancouver Canucks General Manager. “Perry brings a wealth of experience and knowledge at the NHL level to our organization.” Pearn, 63, has been...
Via Kukla's Korner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vancouver’s Trevor Linden isn’t a fan of fighting in the NHL

Trevor Linden, the President of Hockey Operations for the Vancouver Canucks, isn’t the biggest supporter of fighting in the NHL. Based on his comments seen in an interview with The Province, it actually sounds like he’s in favor of moving the league away from fighting. Here are Linden’s comments after he was questioned about his views on the role of fighting: “Fighting is...
Via Puck Drunk Love
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Ryan Miller Ready For Vancouver?

Ryan Miller is announced as the new goalie for the Vancouver Canucks during a press conference on Tuesday, July 1 at Rogers on July 1, 2014.Photograph by: Jenelle Schneider , PNGThe Vancouver Canucks are no strangers to drama when it comes to manning the crease for their organization. The Canucks had to deal with the soap opera that was Roberto Luongo and his unmovable contract...
Via The Sin Bin Sports Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

All Trevor Linden

from Ed Willis of the Vancouver Province, ED WILLES: It’s been an interesting four months. Have you had a chance to reflect on everything that’s happened? TREVOR LINDEN: You know, I hear a lot of people saying, ‘You’ve accomplished a lot and you’ve changed things.’ I guess I’m happy with some of the things we’ve been able to do. But I know the rubber meets...
Via Kukla's Korner
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks promise change with new slogan

The Vancouver Canucks are trying to rally interest for season tickets and they did so by promising that change is coming. Normally a team’s marketing message isn’t worth discussing as they are tired cliches we’ve all heard before, but this one is a bit more interesting as it leads to several discussion points. Yes, it is something the team more or less stole from Game of Thrones...
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Virtanen, No. 6 pick, signs with Canucks

Jake Virtanen, the sixth player taken in the 2014 NHL Draft, has signed with the Vancouver Canucks, the team announced Friday. Terms were not disclosed. "Such an honour to sign with the Vancouver Canucks!," Virtanen wrote on his official Twitter account. "I'd like to thank everybody who's helped me get to this point especially my family!!" Virtanen,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Most Important Vancouver Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks, who have been considered a force in the league for many years, hit a rut this past season when they finished in 5th place and failed to qualify for the Stanley Cup Finals. The season had plenty of injury problems, goaltender swapping, and upper management drama. After a busy offseason and what looks to be an effective remodeling, the Vancouver Canucks look...
Via Beyond The Benches
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Inside The Vancouver Canucks’ Internal Ryan Kesler Trade Talks

More and more NHL teams are giving the media access to the inner-workings and discussions their franchises are having and as a fan I could not be more thrilled. More teams and leagues need to do this. It would be awesome to have little sound bites like this coming from the NFL for multiple teams […] The post Inside The Vancouver Canucks’ Internal Ryan Kesler Trade Talks appeared...
Via Diehardsport
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues sign two more players to one-year, two-way contracts

ST. LOUIS -- The Blues continue to stockpile players for their training camp roster, the latest being defenseman Nate Prosser, signed Tuesday to a one-year, two-way contract. Prosser, 28, totaled eight points (two goals, six assists) and 58 penalty minutes in 53 regular-season games with Minnesota last season. The 6-foot-2, 196-pound defenseman has spent parts of the past five seasons...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks Modernized Flying V Jersey Concept

Recently, I've seen a lot of interesting Vancouver Canucks jersey concepts just surfing the web. The one that caught my attention the most was this modernized version of the Canucks old Flying V uniforms. Above, I tried my best to give a live preview of what it would look like. While I'm not too keen on the idea of using this as a home jersey, I do think it would be cool...
Via Talk Hockey
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Radim Vrbata to sign with Vancouver Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks and free-agent forward Radim Vrbata reached a verbal agreement on a contract Wednesday. #Canucks and Vrbata reach verbal agreement. Details to follow after formal agreement is reached. — Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) July 3, 2014 TSN’s Darren Dreger reports the contract will be worth $10 million for two years. 2 yrs, $5 mil per for Vrbata to Canucks...
Via Sports-Glory
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Looking Back on the 2014 Vancouver Canucks NHL Draft

Memorable Moments It hasn’t taken long for newly minted general manager Jim Benning to make his mark on the Vancouver Canucks. Since joining Vancouver, Benning’s made his first hire, snagging Willie Desjardins for the Canucks coaching vacancy. Following that, Benning dealt arguably the Canucks best forward in Ryan Kesler to the Anaheim Ducks. And that was just the beginning....
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NHL enforcer battling terminal heart disease

Former NHL enforcer Gino Odjick has a terminal heart illness, and he may not have long to live. The former Vancouver Canucks tough guy revealed the news Thursday in a letter published on the team’s website. “About two months ago I was diagnosed with a rare terminal disease called AL amyloidosis,” he wrote. “It’s causing abnormal protein to be produced and deposits are being...
Via NESN.com
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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