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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
2 hours ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers vs. Kings: Huge Nuge & Eberle injured. Petry sits. Nurse debuts.

If you saw the last game versus the Canucks where Mighty-Mouse Ryan Nugent-Hopkins threw a flurry of jabs at Dan Hamhuis was a glorious historical moment in Oilers history.  I remember when Gretzky fought.  Nuge did better. One thing is certain, I’m not calling Nuge a Hobbitt anymore.  Guy can throw ‘em!  Now, The Nuge […]
Via The Hockey Report
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Preds shutout in BC; playoffs near impossible

After back-to-back losses Tueday and Wednesday night, the Nashville Predators see their postseason hopes dim greatly. According to SportsClubStats.com, it is virtually impossible for the Predators to head to the playoffs as their chance at getting in lowers to 0.1%. It is safe to say it is time to look to the offseason.  Wednesday's loss came from the hands of a struggling...
Via Fang Faction
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Preds shutout in BC; playoffs near impossible

After back-to-back losses Tueday and Wednesday night, the Nashville Predators see their postseason hopes dim greatly. According to SportsClubStats.com, it is virtually impossible for the Predators to head to the playoffs as their chance at getting in lowers to 0.1%. It is safe to say it is time to look to the offseason.  Wednesday's loss came from the hands of a struggling...
Via Fang Faction
March 19, 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

The Canucks Fan Olympic Primer

Current For the majority of our readers, the last few weeks have been spent wondering whether Dan Hamhuis would make Team Canada or whether Roberto Luongo would start; Scott Yzerman‘s delivered on one and time will reveal with the second. But looking beyond these two goal-preventing studs, the Vancouver Canucks have no shortage of players that have worked their ways on their respective...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Dan Hamhuis Belong on Team Canada?

Just Maybe… To coincide with the NHL‘s game-du-jour, the American’s named their men’s Olympic hockey roster on Wednesday. There were a few surprises here and there (most notably the insane decision to leave Bobby Ryan off the team) and the occasional reminder that NHL general managers are never short of surprises. I mean, who would’ve guessed people paid millions to evaluate...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks blame game – Chicago outlasts Vancouver 2-1

Offensive woes continue for Canucks In nine quick seconds the Vancouver Canucks dropped two points to Chicago and continued what has been a terrible November for the team. And the scary thing is, the Canucks aren’t playing that bad – they just can’t score. The only offense the team managed to muster was a Ryan Kesler goal on a two man advantage in the first period. The Hawks...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Looking at the Canucks at the quarter-ish way mark

They are what we thought they were The Vancouver Canucks played their 20th game on Sunday – unfortunately it was a loss to their new divisional rival’s the Anaheim Ducks – and are now somewhere in the neighbourhood of a quarter of the way through their season. The Canucks sport a 11-7-2 record and have proven to be every bit the playoff bubble team everyone expected them to...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks Make Case for Worst Goal of Season, Score Shorthanded Tally on Themselves (Video)

Allowing a shorthanded goal is deflating enough for a team, but the Canucks really upped the ante on the momentum-killer on Saturday night. Late in the second period with the game knotted up at 1-1, Vancouver went on the man-advantage when Montreal’s Jared Tinordi was sent to the box after an interference call. About 30 seconds into the power play, Lars Eller cleared the puck...
Via NESN.com
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Did Canucks give up strangest own-goal in NHL history? (Video)

The Vancouver Canucks gave up what may be the strangest shorthanded own-goal in NHL history during the second period of Saturday night's game against the Montreal Canadiens. Everything seemed normal as Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo played the puck behind the net and passed it to defenseman Jason Garrison, who gave it to fellow defenseman Dan Hamhuis. However, things...
Via Holdout Sports
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Canucks score bizarre own goal

The Vancouver Canucks scored one of the strangest own-goals you'll ever see when they hosted the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. While on a power-play, Roberto Luongo moved behind his net and played the puck over to Jason Garrison. Garrison left the puck for Dan Hamhuis. Hamhuis lost the handle and the puck squirted toward Luongo who was now facing away from the action...
Via Bloguin Best
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Canucks score embarrassing own goal

The Vancouver Canucks scored one of the strangest own-goals you'll ever see when they hosted the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. While on a power-play, Roberto Luongo moved behind his net and played the puck over to Jason Garrison. Garrison left the puck for Dan Hamhuis. Hamhuis lost the handle and the puck squirted toward Luongo who was now facing away from the action...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks give up worst own-goal ever while on power play

Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jarred Tinordi was in the penalty box, sending the Vancouver Canucks on their second power play of the game.  Canadiens forward Lars Eller cleared the puck into the Canucks zone, where goalie Roberto Luongo stopped the puck and set it up for his defenseman Jason Garrison.  Garrison then moved the puck to Dan Hamhuis who inexplicably lost control of...
Via Diehardsport
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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

Revenge Night Canucks gameday links: NWSB Matchup Insight | NWSB Preview + Prediction The San Jose Sharks are on a roll to start the season. After soundly beating the Vancouver Canucks in their season opener the apex predators of the Pacific Division have dominated their opposition, giving the Canucks a chance to hand tonight’s visitors their first loss of the season. The following...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks pound Oilers

The Vancouver Canucks' new offensive game plan was too much for the Edmonton Oilers. Fast, aggressive forecheck and relentless puck pressure in all three zones are hallmarks of new coach John Tortorella, and it was all on display on Saturday. Dan Hamhuis and Jannik Hansen scored 18 seconds apart late in the first period and the Canucks cruised to a 6-2 victory over the Oilers...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks pound Oilers for 6-2 victory

Dan Hamhuis and Jannik Hansen scored 18 seconds apart late in the first period Saturday and the Vancouver Canucks cruised to a 6-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers. Daniel Sedin, with a goal and an assist, Brad Richardson and Ryan Kesler also scored for the Canucks, who got 21 saves from Roberto Luongo in their home opener. Jason Garrison added a goal into an empty net, while Henrik...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Gillis’ best moves five years into his tenure

GMMG Top five As with any General Manager, there are numerous hits and misses over the course of their career and this is no different for Vancouver Canucks‘ current GM Mike Gillis. Prior to being named GM in April of 2008, Gillis was a prominent agent whom represented the likes of star players such as former Vancouver stars Pavel Bure and Markus Naslund. The fact that Gillis was...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Dan Hamhuis going to make Team Canada?

The Maple Leaf Olympic fever is starting to kick in this week as Canada and the US kicked off their preliminary camps, offering fans their first glimpses of line combinations and roster speculation and those players on the bubble their first chance to make an impression on the brass. For the Canucks, most of those representing their countries are virtual locks. With the way Mike...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Sunny forecast for Sochi for your Vancouver Canucks

Orcas at the Olympics While Vancouver Canucks management bites their nails that none of their stars gets hurt, fans will be able to watch a number of their hometown players in a competition of the world’s best. Just how many can you expect to see at the Games? I’d venture to say that the definitive number will be five, but likely more (this is on the assumption that there will...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Early Projections for Vancouver Canucks; 2013 Defense

Part II If these painfully early positional projections started with the goaltenders, which they did, then the next logical step would have to be an in-depth look at the defense. Or at the very least, what we know about the defense to this point. What to Make of Last Season… As you may have heard from Mike Gillis, last season was a strange one. The oddity of that 48 game season...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Measuring up the 2013-14 Vancouver Canucks

Who’s over/under rated? In 2012-13, the Vancouver Canucks won the same amount of playoff games as the Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames and Columbus Blue Jackets – zero. But that doesn’t mean the Canucks are a horrible team. They’ve been a strong regular season team for years — just look at all those Northwest Division banners hanging proudly from the rafters of Rogers Arena...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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