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Defensemen in high demand as NHL trade deadline looms

There’s really no crazier time of the hockey season than right around the NHL trade deadline. The nine-player trade Tuesday between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators was a healthy reminder that the league’s biggest buy-or-sell day is just around the corner, and there are moves a-plenty still to be made before the Feb. 29 deadline.The landscape has changed a bit in the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames-Canucks Preview

Vancouver and Calgary both made surprising runs to the playoffs last season and were expected to contend for a spot again in a Pacific Division that seemed wide open. Goals have been tough to come by lately for both teams, though, resulting in them sitting near the bottom of the Western Conference standings. The Canucks will have a new look on defense with Dan Hamhuis back in...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks' Hamhuis explains how his face was rebuilt after '15-20' facial fractures

It's apparently not a good idea to block a shot with your face, and Vancouver Canucks defenseman Dan Hamhuis learned that lesson the hard way after doctors had to basically rebuild his face after Hamhuis took a Dan Boyle shot to the head in a Dec. 9 game against the New York Rangers. Hamhuis told reporters Monday that he suffered at least 15 to 20 broken or shattered facial bones...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Vancouver's Alex Burrows claims injured neck a result of too much hotel time

Vancouver Canucks forward Alex Burrows missed Saturday's game against the Edmonton Oilers with a stiff neck, and he had an interesting idea as to how he suffered the injury. Burrows told reporters he believes his stiff neck is due to too much time spent in hotels. Saturday's game was the first for the Canucks following a three-day break for Christmas, but Vancouver spent 10 days...
Via Fox Sports
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks: WEAR A MOUTHGUARD!

Here is a little tip for kids these days. If you are going to play hockey, or any high contact sport, please wear a mouthguard! We would hate for you have an incident as bad as the one Dan Hamhuis had Wednesday. The Canucks beat the New York Rangers, 2-1, in Vancouver, but it came at a devastating price. Hamhuis was knocked down on a hard slap shot from Dan Boyle. Replays showed...
Via isportsweb.com
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Dan Hamhuis takes slap shot to the face, is hospitalized

After taking a nasty slap shot to the face last night, Dan Hamhuis was hospitalized. Willie Desjardins was quoted as saying: “Hamhuis lost some teeth and probably broke his jaw, his wife was with him when he left; he’ll spend the night in the hospital.” Below is the video of the incident. I have to warn you the video is graphic in nature. This is a tough blow to a Canucks...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Dan Hamhuis takes slap shot to the face, is hospitalized

After taking a nasty slap shot to the face last night, Dan Hamhuis was hospitalized. Willie Desjardins was quoted as saying: “Hamhuis lost some teeth and probably broke his jaw, his wife was with him when he left; he’ll spend the night in the hospital.” Below is the video of the incident. I have to warn you the video is graphic in nature. This is a tough blow to a Canucks...
Via Bloguin Best
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks’ Dan Hamhuis Takes Slap Shot Off Face, ‘Probably’ Broke Jaw (Video)

A turnover next to the Vancouver Canucks’ net proved very costly for defenseman Dan Hamhuis. Hamhuis coughed the puck up during the third period of Wednesday’s 2-1 win over the New York Rangers, and Derick Brassard swooped in to scoop it up. Brassard then dropped a pass back to Dan Boyle, who sent a wicked slap shot toward Canucks goalie Ryan Miller. Before it could reach Miller...
Via NESN.com
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Hamhuis takes slap shot in the mouth (Video)

Vancouver Canucks veteran defenseman Dan Hamhuis was knocked out of Wednesday night's game against the New York Rangers after taking a slap shot to the face in the third period. Hamhuis had just given up the puck on the defensive end when he was hit by a slap shot from Dan Boyle at close range. Hamhuis was bleeding profusely and was immediately helped off the ice and straight into...
Via Holdout Sports
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks top Rangers but lose bloodied Hamhuis to puck to face

VANCOUVER, British ColumbiaThe Vancouver Canucks picked up a big win and lost a key piece on Wednesday night.Daniel Sedin and Alexander Edler each had a goal and an assist and the Canucks beat the New York Rangers 2-1 in a game that was marred by a gruesome injury to Dan Hamhuis late in the third period.The veteran Vancouver defenseman took a puck in the face from close range off...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Devils recover late

NEWARK, NJ – FEBRUARY 03: Mike Cammalleri #23 of the New Jersey Devils controls the puck between Curtis Lazar #27 and Kyle Turris #7 of the Ottawa Senators at the Prudential Center on February 3, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) The Devils were very intent on blowing their Sunday evening game against the Canucks. After leaping to a 3-1 lead in the...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks season preview: Not another 101-point season

Plus: The Canucks weren't expected to be a good team last season, but they turned in a good year anyway, finishing the season with an impressive 101 points. They return a very similar team this season with a defense full of players with young legs and a bundle of scorers who have played in the Canucks system for years. It doesn't hurt to have one of the best offensive duos in the...
Via Fox Sports
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Hamhuis says any contract extension with Canucks will come during season

Vancouver defenseman Dan Hamhuis is slated to be a free agent next summer, but the British Columbia native is willing to talk with the organization during the season about a possible extension, according to a recent report from Pro Hockey Talk. "We’ve talked a little bit with Jim through the summer, just where things are at," Hamhuis said to Pro Hockey Talk ahead of training camp...
Via Fox Sports
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes close road schedule with shutout loss

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Yannick Weber scored twice and Eddie Lack made 28 saves for his second shutout of the season Thursday night as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Arizona Coyotes 5-0. Daniel Sedin, Ronalds Kenins and Dan Hamhuis had the other goals for Vancouver, which clinched a Western Conference playoff spot two nights earlier. Alexander Edler added three assists...
Via AP on Fox
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Bro, Your Face Sprung A Leak

  You really have to give Dan Hamhuis of the Vancouver Canucks credit for this brawl last night with Jakub Voracek. It would’ve been acceptable for Dan to go down once the blood started blasting into his visor after a wicked shot to the left side of his face. But that’s not how Dan rolls. A bloody visor isn’t going to stop Dan from landing a couple of nice bombs on the side...
Via Busted Coverage
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Kassian's 3rd-period goal lifts Canucks over Ducks 2-1

Zack Kassian's third-period goal lifted the Vancouver Canucks to a 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night. Bo Horvat had the other goal for Vancouver, and Eddie Lack stopped 29 shots as the Canucks beat the Ducks in regulation for the first time in more than two years. Emerson Etem had the lone goal for the Ducks, who have dropped two straight after winning four in a row...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 Pacific Division Wishlists

View image | gettyimages.com Not everyone in the Pacific Division will be jolly or cheerful this holiday season after what has been a difficult first third of the season for some teams. Before the NHL’s Christmas trade freeze went into effect midnight on Friday December 19, there was rumored to be a frenzied amount of activity across the league with the Canucks and Oilers involved...
Via Beyond The Benches
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobblehead night more than a coincidence

Before we begin, an apology for things being a tad quiet from the site.  Life’s just getting in the way these days, which isn’t an excuse, it’s just honesty. – CH As we approach another of the wildly popular bobblehead nights (ahem, told you Sean), the Predators decided to have a little fun with this one. Perhaps taking a dig at the #Flyers' unsuccessful bid to sign a...
Via Section 303
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks Injury Update: Dan Hamhuis sidelined with "significant" injury

As the Canucks prepare to face the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday at Rogers Arena, let's get the bad news out of the way first: Dan Hamhuis is out for several months, according to media reports.   #467848641 / gettyimages.com "Told #Canucks Dan Hamhuis' injury is significant. Not a short term thing (months not weeks). Had MRI yesterday. Seeing doctors again today."  ...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Predator Rises

The Nashville Predators are officially a team to be reckoned with. The traditional CMA road trip has finished for this season and the Preds went a very respectable 4-2 for a total of eight points. Four games this week each featuring some positives and negatives. The week started off with a 3-1 win in Vancouver. No small feat considering the Canucks had won five of their last six games...
Via The Predatorial
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators 3 – Vancouver Canucks 1

Optimistic Thoughts: That first line is lethal. Forsberg notches two in this game and continues his stellar season. The power play looks to may have started to gain some traction by tallying again tonight. Victor Bartley didn’t look out of place after making his season debut due to Volchenkov’s four game suspension, and that will be much needed through the rest of the road trip...
Via The Predatorial
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cinderella in 2014/15

Follow me @IanEsplen for all kinds of NHL and WHL talk   With every new NHL season there comes a modern day Mighty Ducks story line – you know, that lovable team that shocks the world and takes on all comers. Last season that team was the Colorado Avalanche, but who will it be this season? Here are my top three Cinderella teams of 2014/15   Vancouver Canucks Vancouver...
Via Puckrant.com
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

John Tortorella On Gold Medal Game: ‘I Hope Sweden Wins’

Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella certainly won’t win any fans in Canada with his decision to cheer for Team Sweden in Sunday’s gold medal game at the 2014 Winter Olympics. With goaltender Roberto Luongo and defenseman Dan Hamhuis representing Canada and forwards Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin and defenseman Alex Edler on Team Sweden, Tortorella could have pleaded the fifth...
Via NESN.com
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks to Sign Vinny Prospal to a PTO

Crisis Averted? As the Canucks center’s continue to drop like flies, management has been grasping at straws for an immediate response to this recent run of injuries down the middle. And according to Sportsnet, they may have found their answer in 38-year old forward, Vinny Prospal. #Canucks GM Mike Gillis says Vinny Prospal will likely play this weekend for the #Comets — Sportsnet...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

25 Players in 25 Days: Hamhuis

Day 6: Dan Hamhuis
Via Puckrant.com
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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