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Canucks Injury Update: Andrew Alberts might call it a career due to multiple concussions

Vancouver Canucks forward Andrew Alberts will consider retirement this offseason due to the major concussion he suffered back in December according to NBC sports.By Loxy!! - Common WikimediaThe 32 year-old Alberts received a questionable hit to the head against the boards from Calgary Flames defensemen Brian McGrattan on Decemeber 29. The hit left Alberts down on the ice looking...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Vancouver Canucks Sliding Downward

from Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe, The Canucks ticked off seven straight losses to stagger into the Olympic break. They are in 10th place in the Western Conference, 1 point behind No. 8 Dallas. The Canucks might have to get familiar with this type of gear-grinding. Injuries have rocked the Canucks. The pre-break limpers included Henrik Sedin, Kevin Bieksa, Dan Hamhuis...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks struggling to exist

It doesn’t seem like that long ago, that the Canucks were the toast of the league. It doesn’t seem like that long ago the Canucks were healthy. Heck, they were even scoring goals in early December. Now, there doesn’t seem to be an end to their misery and with the Olympic break coming up, the next time Vancouver’s hockey team suits up at Roger’s Arena, there may be a few...
Via The Farm Club
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators vs Cancuks Preview (Game 52)

The Nashville Predators (22-22-7) will hit the road for a four game swing in western Canada starting with the Vancouver Canucks (26-16-9) on Thursday.     TV/RADIO COVERAGE Nashville: 102.5 The Game, FS-TN Vancouver: SNET-P Live Stream:  http://livetv.sx/en/eventinfo/195702_nashville_vancouver/ Listen Online SEASON SERIES This is their second...
Via Fang Faction
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday skate: Canucks face Flyers as teams approach midway point

The Bullies are in town Canucks gameday links: NWSB Matchup Insight | NWSB Preview + Prediction The Vancouver Canucks host the Philadelphia Flyers in their second and final meeting of the season tonight at Rogers Arena. The Canucks will be playing in their second of back-to-back games tonight while the Flyers have been waiting for the Canucks to return home from last night’s...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

With Alberts hurt, Canucks recall Corrado

The Canucks have called up defenseman Frank Corrado from AHL Utica, the club announced on Monday. Corrado, 20, has appeared in three NHL contests — all with Vancouver — but has spent this season with the Comets, scoring two goals and five points in 29 games. Corrado’s recall comes after defenseman Andrew Alberts suffered a concussion during Vancouver’s 2-0 win over Calgary...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks douse Flames, but lose Andrew Alberts with possible concussion

The Vancouver Canucks seem to have everything going for them but a killer instinct. Their team defence has been excellent of late and so has their goaltending. If the Canucks have a resolution to begin the new year in a couple of days, coach John Tortorella hopes it will be to score more goals. Sunday night, the Canucks won again, but their 2-0 shutout of the Calgary Flames at...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks vs Flyers Game Preview – December 30, 2013

Image Courtesy www.canucks.nhl.com The Vancouver Canucks play the 2nd of back-to-back games Monday night @ 7pm PST at Rogers Arena vs the Philadelphia Flyers. The Canucks will be looking to build on their tough road win vs the Calgary Flames the night before and are once again not getting any breaks from the schedule maker as the Flyers were sitting in Vancouver waiting for...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Video- 5 For Elbowing, 5 For Fighting And A Game For Brian Mcgrattan

No update on Andrew Alberts who has not returned to the game.
Via Kukla's Korner
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Vancouver hopes to do it with defence in Dallas

When one winning streak ends the best thing to do is start another one. That is exactly what the Vancouver Canucks hope to accomplish tonight when they meet the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center. The Canucks had their seven-game winning streak snapped Tuesday night in Minnesota, when they opened their three-game road trip with a 3-2 shootout loss to the Wild. And now...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks vs Stars Game Preview – December 19, 2013

Image Courtesy: stars.nhl.com The Vancouver Canucks look to begin a new winning streak at 5:30 PST Thursday night vs the Dallas Stars. Games like this used to be pretty vanilla, but the new conference alignment and playoff format has made intra-conference games ultra-important. It also gives us a chance to check out the Stars new jerseys (they are pretty sweet!). Last Game The Canucks...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks vs Bruins Game Preview – December 14, 2013

Image Courtesy: thescore.com The Vancouver Canucks look to make it 7 wins in a row with a 7pm PST Saturday night match-up versus the dreaded Boston Bruins. The players are publicly saying that this is just another game on the schedule, but everyone knows this is Game 9! Let’s face it, the last regular season game (Game 8) vs the Bruins was quite likely the greatest regular...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Back-end depth leaves Canucks on thin ice

The Vancouver Canucks’ back end hasn’t really played this well as a unit since the 2010-11 run to the Cup, so certainly nobody is complaining about goals-against at the moment. As was the case when the Sedins were playing all those minutes and producing points earlier in the year, there always seemed there had to be a price to pay some time down the road. John Tortorella is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Chris Tanev having a breakout season for Van City?

Most Certainly It may be more difficult to notice when stay-at-home defenceman have a breakout campaign, but based on what I’m seeing and the numbers are saying, Chris Tanev is in the midst of one. And at the rate John Tortorella is increasing his role and responsibility, he could very well be on the path to shedding his role as a stay-at-home guy. I mean, I can’t be the only...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

With Alex Edler out indefinitely, Andrew Alberts gets his chance

The team’s advertising slogan tells us that We Are All Canucks. Well, Andrew Alberts is a Canuck, but acknowledges that at times during this highly frustrating season, he hasn’t always felt like one. It’s not that his teammates or coaches have treated him badly. It’s just that it’s hard when you almost never get to play. “Yeah, the guys try to do a good job of trying...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks vs Coyotes Game Preview – December 6, 2013

Courtesy www.faceoff.com The Vancouver Canucks look to build on another successful road trip with a 7:00 PM PST inter-division tilt vs the Phoenix Coyotes at Rogers Arena. Last Game The Canucks topped off a successful 4 game road trip with a gutsy 3-1 win vs the Nashville Predators. Ryan Kesler took the Canucks on his back with 2 unanswered third period goals vs the Preds. Kesler...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Edler out ‘indefinitely,’ Alberts draws in against Phoenix

The Canucks confirmed they’ll be without top defenceman Alex Edler for Friday’s game with the Phoenix Coyotes and possibly longer. Assistant coach Glen Gulutzan told reporters following practice on Thursday at Rogers Arena that Edler, who appeared to tweak his right knee during Tuesday’s game in Nashville, is “out indefinitely” and was to be further evaluated later in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks vs Blues Game Preview – October 25, 2013

Having already guaranteed themselves a winning record on their longest road trip of the season, the Canucks are looking to wrap things up in style as they limp into St. Louis to face the Blues. How will the Canucks fare against a well rested Blues squad? Read on to find out. Last Game: You can usually judge how interesting a Canucks game is by the banter between John Shorthouse...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

David Booth a healthy scratch. Insert…Andrew Alberts?

Booth was banished to the press box There’s a good chance he’s still smiling. Hey everyone, I used to blog here on the Vancouver Canucks a long time ago. Well,  long story short is that I’m back. Actually, it’s a short story and not entertaining or informative, so how about we just forget about it and pretend like I’ve been here the whole time? Good? Great! It’s a good...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

ICYMI…Canucks vs. Islanders: Van City escape OT in exciting 5-4 win

Revenge for 82 Boxscore | NWSB Post-Game Recap The Vancouver Canucks escaped another close game on Tuesday beating the New York Islanders in overtime thanks to the late heroics of Kevin Bieksa. The Islanders forced overtime with a late goal by Frans Nielsen but couldn’t hold on at 4-on-4, allowing Bieksa to jump in the rush to give the Canucks the victory. Love ‘em and hate...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks vs Flames Game Preview – October 6, 2013

The Canucks head into Calgary after stomping all over the Oilers at home (just like the good old days) and giving fans a whole lot of optimism after a mini panic set-in across Canuck nation on Thursday. Last Game The high flying/high scoring Canucks were back for one night at least, beating the Oilers 5-2 at home on Saturday night. They outshot the Oilers badly (43-23) and the Canucks’...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks vs Flames Game Preview – October 6, 2013

The Canucks head into Calgary after stomping all over the Oilers at home (just like the good old days) and giving fans a whole lot of optimism after a mini panic set-in across Canuck nation on Thursday. Last Game The high flying/high scoring Canucks were back for one night at least, beating the Oilers 5-2 at home on Saturday night. They outshot the Oilers badly (43-23) and the Canucks’...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks vs Flames Game Preview – October 6, 2013

The Canucks head into Calgary after stomping all over the Oilers at home (just like the good old days) and giving fans a whole lot of optimism after a mini panic set-in across Canuck nation on Thursday. Last Game The high flying/high scoring Canucks were back for one night at least, beating the Oilers 5-2 at home on Saturday night. They outshot the Oilers badly (43-23) and the Canucks’...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks vs Flames Game Preview – October 6, 2013

The Canucks head into Calgary after stomping all over the Oilers at home (just like the good old days) and giving fans a whole lot of optimism after a mini panic set-in across Canuck nation on Thursday. Last Game The high flying/high scoring Canucks were back for one night at least, beating the Oilers 5-2 at home on Saturday night. They outshot the Oilers badly (43-23) and the Canucks’...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Gameday Skate: Things to watch for in Canucks season opener vs. Sharks

Drop The Puck Canucks gameday links: NWSB Matchup Insight | NWSB Preview + Prediction The day is finally here. The Vancouver Canucks open the 2013-14 season tonight against the San Jose Sharks, the same club that ended last year’s quest for the Cup. Do the Sharks have the Canucks’ number, or was last season a blip within a lockout-marred season? Tonight we begin to find out...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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