Flames, Canucks renew rivalry in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Both the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks could use a little boost right about now, and they will probably get one Saturday -- by playing against each other. The clubs will resume their re-festering rivalry as the Flames (29-26-3) visit the Canucks (25-27-6) at Rogers Arena. The rivalry was, arguably, more intense several years when both clubs...
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12 hours ago

Sidney Crosby reaching 1,000 career points is one of the greatest accomplishments in NHL history

In this scoring-deprived era in the NHL, reaching 1,000 points is an impressive milestone. It signifies a player has been at least very productive for a long time. Many times, like with Henrik Sedin last month, it happens when a player is reaching the end of his career. Sometimes, like with Alex Ovechkin last month or Joe Thornton a few years back, a player has a good amount left...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Canucks Prospects Excelling in NCAA

Youth is probably the only thing keeping most Vancouver Canucks fans hopeful these days. With just two wins in their last nine games, things are starting to look bleak in the Western Conference wild card race. The impending dread of another year without a post-season appearance is casting a long shadow on the team. However, the prospect pool remains promising, which could have long...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Canucks Trade Bait: Alex Burrows

Fresh off a two point performance in Sunday’s victory over the Buffalo Sabres, long-time Vancouver Canucks winger Alex Burrows has found himself in the middle of rumours and trade speculation. Is it possible that the team who developed Burrows from an undrafted ECHLer to a legitimate top-line NHLer could wave “goodbye” to their beloved dragon slayer? If so, who might the potential...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Robin Lehner ripped his teammates following loss to Canucks

Robin Lehner has never been one to hold back his emotions and following the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks, the Sabres goaltender ripped his team’s effort.Speaking with Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News, Lehner called out his teammates for acting like Chicago, when they “haven’t done anything in this league.”“We haven’t done anything,” Lehner told...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Nuck Stops Here: Tryamkin, Megna & Rodin

‘The Nuck Stops Here’ is a Vancouver Canucks news, opinion and analysis column that runs every Sunday throughout the regular season. News Anton Rodin Undergoes Successful Surgery After having played just three NHL games this season, the Canucks announced that forward Anton Rodin has undergone successful knee surgery in Cleveland. The recovery timeline is estimated at roughly six...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

WATCH: The Sabres smack down Alex Burrows

I’m sure Alex Burrows has had better nights than the one he had on Sunday, as he learned that when you rough house with the Sabres, they will rough house back with you twice as hard. The Canucks tough guy battled hard in front of the net with Justin Falk and goalie Robin Lehner. Then after Lehner and Burrows instigated a little something with each other, he got mauled by Lehner...
Via Puck Drunk Love
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sedin helps lift Canucks past Blue Jackets 3-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Daniel Sedin had a goal and an assist and Ryan Miller stopped 33 shots as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 on Thursday night. Loui Eriksson and Jayson Megna also scored for the Canucks, who won for the first time in five games. It was the third shutout this season for the Canucks and Miller, and the first on the road. Sergei Bobrovsky...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Bruins fire Claude Julien on the same day of the Patriots Super Bowl parade

After much speculation in Boston, the Bruins finally pulled the trigger on firing head coach Claude Julien on Tuesday morning. The timing of the announcement seems to suggest they were hoping the shot would be silenced.The team broke the news just a few hours before the New England Patriots' Super Bowl parade through Boston. General manager Don Sweeney's press conference was...
Via FOX Sports
11 days ago

Mikael Granlund gets first hat trick, Wild beat Canucks 6-3

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Mikael Granlund got his first career hat trick, helping the Minnesota Wild beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-3 on Saturday night. Mikko Koivu, Zach Parise and Mike Reilly also scored for the Western Conference-leading Wild, who bounced back after a 5-1 loss in Calgary on Wednesday. Devan Dubnyk made 24 saves. Brandon Sutter had two goals and Bo Horvat...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Gabriel Landeskog hacks and whacks at Brandon Sutter with multiple slashes

The season for the Colorado Avalanche has been terrible thus far and because of it, some of their star players are starting to show some frustration. Gabriel Landeskog has been in multiple trade rumors this year and if these slashes on Brandon Sutter are any look into his psyche, the guy must be pretty darn frustrated. While Sutter was about to score with an empty net, these types...
Via Puck Drunk Love
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Sedin rode in helicopter with convicted drug smuggler?

As a player, Daniel Sedin hardly has any negative reputation. He scores goals, and his teammates usually do the fighting for him. However, a new story involving Sedin puts him in sort of a weird position. Recently, Sedin took a scenic helicopter ride. It turned out that the Vancouver Canuck was being flown around by a convicted drug smuggler. He is very well-known among law enforcement...
Via The Comeback
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

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