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Vancouver's Sedin twins look to get going in Game 4

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) When the Vancouver Canucks beat the Calgary Flames last Friday, their power play clicked and their top line scored. Neither of those things happened during losses in Games 1 and 3 to the Flames and the Canucks find themselves facing a 2-1 deficit in their Western Conference quarterfinal series. Game 4 is Tuesday at Calgary. ''The second game at home our power...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Lack backstops Canucks to Game 2 win over Flames, evening series

  Eddie Lack made 22 saves and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Friday night to even their first-round playoff series at a game apiece. Daniel Sedin, Chris Higgins, Ronalds Kenins and Radim Vrbata -- into an empty net -- scored for the Canucks, who snapped a seven-game losing streak at home in the playoffs dating to the 2011 Stanley Cup final. Kris Russell...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Lack helps Canucks top Flames 4-1, even series

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Eddie Lack made 22 saves and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Friday night to even their first-round playoff series at a game apiece. Daniel Sedin, Chris Higgins, Ronalds Kenins and Radim Vrbata - into an empty net - scored for the Canucks, who snapped a seven-game losing streak at home in the playoffs dating to the 2011 Stanley...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings continue to falter in pursuit of playoff spot, fall in shootout

  The Vancouver Canucks are in the driver's seat heading down to the end of their regular season. Chris Higgins scored in a shootout and Eddie Lack make 36 saves as the Canucks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Monday night to solidify their hold on second place in the Pacific Division. The win means the Canucks have 97 points, four points clear of third-place Calgary with two...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Canucks skate past Kings in 2-1 shootout win

Chris Higgins scored in the shootout and Eddie Lack made 36 saves as the Vancouver Canucks earned a critical late-season victory over the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Monday night. Daniel Sedin scored in regulation as the Canucks solidified second place in the Pacific Division with 97 points, four ahead of Calgary and the Kings. The Canucks, who now control their playoff destiny, have...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks skate past Kings in 2-1 shootout win

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Chris Higgins scored in the shootout and Eddie Lack made 36 saves as the Vancouver Canucks earned a critical late-season victory over the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Monday night. Daniel Sedin scored in regulation as the Canucks solidified second place in the Pacific Division with 97 points, four ahead of Calgary and the Kings. The Canucks, who now...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks – Injury Report

View image | gettyimages.com The Vancouver Canucks have been playing their hardest to win games recently with several of their top players on the IR list. Since February, they’ve been missing quite a few of their key players. Such as Alex Burrows (RW), Chris Higgins (LW), Kevin Bieksa (D), and Ryan Miller (G). Alex Burrows, who missed two games with an upper body injury in...
Via TopSportsReport
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Dorsett's 3-point night helps Canucks get past Maple Leafs

  Derek Dorsett had a goal and two assists for the first three-point game of his career and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Saturday night. Chris Higgins, Jannik Hansen and Shawn Matthias, into an empty net, also scored for Vancouver, and Eddie Lack made 28 saves. Phil Kessel scorred for Toronto, and Jonathan Bernier made 31 saves. The Leafs were coming...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Dorsett helps Canucks beat Maple Leafs

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Derek Dorsett had a goal and two assists for the first three-point game of his career and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Saturday night. Chris Higgins, Jannik Hansen and Shawn Matthias, into an empty net, also scored for Vancouver, and Eddie Lack made 28 saves. Phil Kessel scorred for Toronto, and Jonathan Bernier made...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs-Canucks Preview

Three key Vancouver Canucks recently have watched their teammates struggle early in critical contests with the Pacific Division's final two playoff spots still up for grabs. Now they'll get the chance to help rectify the issue themselves. Defenseman Kevin Bieksa and forwards Brad Richardson and Chris Higgins will rejoin the lineup as the Canucks face the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues erase three-goal deficit, but fall to Canucks in shootout

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Nick Bonino, Radim Vrbata and Chris Higgins scored in the shootout as the Vancouver Canucks recovered from blowing a three-goal lead for a 6-5 win over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday night. Eddie Lack made 34 saves for Vancouver, while Shawn Matthias, Yannick Weber, Jannik Hansen, Henrik Sedin and Bonino each had goals in regulation. Ryan Reaves, Alex...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks beat Blues in shootout after blowing 3-goal lead

  Nick Bonino, Radim Vrbata and Chris Higgins scored in the shootout as the Vancouver Canucks recovered from blowing a three-goal lead for a 6-5 win over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday night. Eddie Lack made 34 saves for Vancouver, while Shawn Matthias, Yannick Weber, Jannik Hansen, Henrik Sedin and Bonino each had goals in regulation. Ryan Reaves, Alex Pietrangelo, Dmitrij Jaskin...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks beat Blues 6-5 in shootout after blowing 3-goal lead

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Nick Bonino, Radim Vrbata and Chris Higgins scored in the shootout as the Vancouver Canucks recovered from blowing a three-goal lead for a 6-5 win over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday night. Eddie Lack made 34 saves for Vancouver, while Shawn Matthias, Yannick Weber, Jannik Hansen, Henrik Sedin and Bonino each had goals in regulation. Ryan Reaves,...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues erase three-goal deficit, but fall to Canucks in shootout

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Nick Bonino, Radim Vrbata and Chris Higgins scored in the shootout as the Vancouver Canucks recovered from blowing a three-goal lead for a 6-5 win over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday night. Eddie Lack made 34 saves for Vancouver, while Shawn Matthias, Yannick Weber, Jannik Hansen, Henrik Sedin and Bonino each had goals in regulation. Ryan Reaves, Alex...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks' Miller makes 22 saves to stifle former Sabres teammates

  Ryan Miller made 22 saves in his first game against his former team, and the Vancouver Canucks sent the Buffalo Sabres to their 14th straight regulation loss - 5-2 on Friday night. Chris Higgins had a goal and assist, and Bo Horvat, Yannick Weber, Nick Bonino and Radim Vrbata also scored for the Canucks, who snapped a two-game skid. Christopher Tanev added two assists. Chris Stewart...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks' Miller makes 22 saves in 5-2 win over Sabres

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Ryan Miller made 22 saves in his first game against his former team, and the Vancouver Canucks sent the Buffalo Sabres to their 14th straight regulation loss - 5-2 on Friday night. Chris Higgins had a goal and assist, and Bo Horvat, Yannick Weber, Nick Bonino and Radim Vrbata also scored for the Canucks, who snapped a two-game skid. Christopher Tanev...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks need a trade to keep up

Trade winds are blowing as days end and March 2 creeps closer. Alex Burrows, Zack Kassian, Chris Higgins and Alex Edler are some names being thrown around right now by reporters, annalists and yes some general managers as well. But what’s the instigator of the desire by fans for a trade? The Vancouver Canucks have […] The post Vancouver Canucks need a trade to keep up appeared...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Preds G Pekka Rinne injured Vs Canucks

Nashville Predators G Pekka Rinne left the game tonight early in the 3rd period with a lower body injury after a collision into the boards. Canucks F Chris Higgins & Preds D Anton Volchenkov were battling when the momentum carried them into the All Star Goaltender creating awkward contact around the skate area. Rinne made 20 saves on 21 shots ...
Via Predneck Nation
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne leaves game with injury

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne, who leads the NHL with 28 wins, left Tuesday night's game against the Vancouver Canucks after a collision at the net. Vancouver forward Chris Higgins drove toward the net in the third period and became entangled with Nashville defenseman Anton Volchenkov. The pair then collided with Rinne, and their momentum carried...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 1|6|15

Day 6 of 2015: the Isles are still one of the best teams in hockey and the best team in New York City. So, enjoy that bit of information with your stale bagel and burnt coffee courtesy of that cart on the corner near your job. The loss to the Edmonton Oilers this past Sunday proves that the Isles, hockey, and sports in general, are anything but predictable, and if that cliche doesn’t...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Burrows scores two goals in Canucks' rout of Coyotes

  Alex Burrows scored twice and Ryan Miller made 38 saves as the Vancouver Canucks hammered the Arizona Coyotes 7-1 on Monday night. Daniel Sedin, Kevin Bieksa, Brad Richardson, Chris Higgins and Shawn Matthias also scored for Vancouver (20-11-2), which won its second straight. Miller improved to 18-7. Defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the lone goal for the reeling Coyotes...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks clobber Coyotes, 7-1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Alex Burrows scored twice and Ryan Miller made 38 saves as the Vancouver Canucks hammered the Arizona Coyotes 7-1 on Monday night. Daniel Sedin, Kevin Bieksa, Brad Richardson, Chris Higgins and Shawn Matthias also scored for Vancouver (20-11-2), which won its second straight. Miller improved to 18-7. Defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the lone goal...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Burrows scores 2 goals, Canucks top Coyotes 7-1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Alex Burrows scored twice and Ryan Miller made 38 saves as the Vancouver Canucks hammered the Arizona Coyotes 7-1 on Monday night. Daniel Sedin, Kevin Bieksa, Brad Richardson, Chris Higgins and Shawn Matthias also scored for Vancouver (20-11-2), which won its second straight. Miller improved to 18-7. Defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the lone...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks clobber Coyotes, 7-1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Alex Burrows scored twice and Ryan Miller made 38 saves as the Vancouver Canucks hammered the Arizona Coyotes 7-1 on Monday night. Daniel Sedin, Kevin Bieksa, Brad Richardson, Chris Higgins and Shawn Matthias also scored for Vancouver (20-11-2), which won its second straight. Miller improved to 18-7. Defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the lone goal...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Gifs #22: VAN @ CBJ (11/28/14)

Gifs from CBJ’s 5-0 loss to the Canucks. First Period No Goals Scored Second Period 0-1 VAN: VAN: (15:25) Chris Higgins (5) ASST: Nick Bonino (10), Luca Sbisa (2) Third Period 0-2 VAN: VAN: (00:48) Henrik Sedin (6) ASST: Radim Vrbata (8), Daniel Sedin (17) 0-3 VAN: VAN: (11:49) Shawn Matthias (4) ASST: Brad Richardson (5), Yannick Weber (4) 0-4 VAN : VAN: (14:38) EN ...
Via BS Hockey
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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