EDDIE LACK NEWS

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...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  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
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sam Bennett Flourishes in Calgary Flames’ Game One Victory

Calgary Flames center Sam Bennett (63) fails to get a shot past Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack (31) during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP) Calgary Flames rookie Sam Bennett is on the scene, and judging by tonight’s performance, he’s...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lack to start Game 1 in goal for Canucks against Flames

  Eddie Lack will get the start in goal for the Vancouver Canucks in Game 1 of their first-round series with the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. The 27-year-old has carried the load for the Canucks down the stretch, but with Ryan Miller back from injury there was a chance the veteran goalie could get the call. Canucks coach Willie Desjardins has played the issue close to the...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Lack will start Game 1 for Canucks against Flames

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Eddie Lack will get the start in goal for the Vancouver Canucks in Game 1 of their first-round series with the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. The 27-year-old has carried the load for the Canucks down the stretch, but with Ryan Miller back from injury there was a chance the veteran goalie could get the call. Canucks coach Willie Desjardins has...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

With Ryan Miller healthy, who will start for the Canucks?

Simply put, Ryan Miller is a pretty good goalie. He suffered a knee injury that cost him more than a month of ice time. Eddie Lack got off to a rocky start in his absence, but he quickly put that behind him and now has a 2.45 GAA and .921 save percentage in 41 contests. […] The post With Ryan Miller healthy, who will start for the Canucks? appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
2 days ago  |  Discuss

By The Numbers: Predicting The First Round of the NHL Playoffs

Photo Credit: USA Today Sports By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) It’s the NHL playoffs. Anything can happen, right? Every team gets a clean slate, and the regular season doesn’t matter anymore. Actually, if you ask me, it does matter. While the records don’t matter one bit (we saw the 8th place in the west LA Kings win the Cup in 2012), the statistics do matter. So I’ve decided...
Via The Hockey Guys
3 days ago  |  Discuss

FACEOFF: 4 of Canada's teams kick off 1st night of playoffs

Patrick Kane is back for Chicago. Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals are back in the playoffs after a one-year break. And the Montreal Canadiens feel as if they've been in this position before against Ottawa, and it's not a good memory for the Habs. Welcome to the opening night of the NHL playoffs. The postseason kicks off Wednesday night with Kane set to return from a broken...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks may go with Eddie Lack in goal

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Growing up in Sweden, Eddie Lack used to wake up in the middle of the night to watch NHL playoff games on TV. Now he's on the verge of taking center stage. The 27-year-old goalie has been the backbone of the Vancouver Canucks for the past two months, compiling a 12-6-2 record and a .927 save percentage to help guide the team to the playoffs after...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Western Conference preview: Door open for Ducks, but will they waddle through?

Anaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf can't help thinking about the possibilities. The defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings are out of the playoffs and the 2013 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks are in disarray. "Those teams have had strong runs the last little while so at some point, something's got to give," Getzlaf said Saturday as the Ducks concluded the regular season...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers-Canucks Preview

The Vancouver Canucks are gearing up for the playoffs, and there's a chance they will have clinched home-ice advantage in the first round by the time the puck is dropped Saturday night. The Canucks play their final tuneup as they go for their first ever season sweep of the visiting Edmonton Oilers. Vancouver (47-29-5) will go toe-to-toe with Calgary when the postseason gets underway...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Weber, Lack lead Vancouver to shutout victory over Coyotes

  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, while Henrik Sedin chipped...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Weber, Lack lead Vancouver over Arizona 5-0

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Lack To The Rescue

The Vancouver Canucks round up the best  “Saves of the Month” as goaltender Eddie Lack helped the Canucks inch closer to the playoffs with a couple of stellar performances and timely saves in the month of March. The post Eddie Lack To The Rescue appeared first on Beyond The Benches.
Via Beyond The Benches
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks clinch playoff spot with victory over Canucks

  Jonathan Toews and Marcus Kruger scored in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks clinched a playoff spot with a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night. Kruger also had an assist on Teuvo Teravainen's first-period goal, and Corey Crawford made 34 saves in Chicago's third straight win. The Blackhawks (47-24-6) remained one point back of St. Louis for second...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks clinch playoff spot with 3-1 victory over Canucks

CHICAGO (AP) Jonathan Toews and Marcus Kruger scored in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks clinched a playoff spot with a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night. Kruger also had an assist on Teuvo Teravainen's first-period goal, and Corey Crawford made 34 saves in Chicago's third straight win. The Blackhawks (47-24-6) remained one point back of St. Louis...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks-Blackhawks Preview

Having rebounded well from frustrating back-to-back defeats, the Chicago Blackhawks are focused on further improving their position in the Central Division. Seeking a third straight victory, the Blackhawks try to avoid being swept by a Vancouver Canucks club that's looking for a sixth consecutive road win Thursday night. Chicago (46-24-6) dropped to fourth in the Central and into...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues fall flat at home, don't clinch playoff berth

  As usual, the Vancouver Canucks were strong on the road. The St. Louis Blues didn't put up much of a fight. Radim Vrbata had a goal and assist, and Eddie Lack made 23 saves as the Canucks opened a four-game trip with a 4-1 victory over the struggling Blues on Monday night. They will look for a repeat Tuesday against the Predators. "We rise to the occasion against those good teams...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Vrbata, Lack strong in Canucks' win over Blues

ST. LOUIS -- Radim Vrbata had a goal and assist, and Eddie Lack made 23 saves as the Vancouver Canucks opened a four-game trip with a 4-1 victory over the struggling St. Louis Blues on Monday night. Zbynek Michalek scored for the Blues, who never led and missed a chance to clinch a playoff spot with a victory. St. Louis has lost two straight at home, has one win its last six games...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Vrbata, Lack strong in Canucks' 4-1 win over Blues

ST. LOUIS (AP) Radim Vrbata had a goal and assist, and Eddie Lack made 23 saves as the Vancouver Canucks opened a four-game trip with a 4-1 victory over the struggling St. Louis Blues on Monday night. Zbynek Michalek scored for the Blues, who never led and missed a chance to clinch a playoff spot with a victory. St. Louis has lost two straight at home, has one win its last six games...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Klingberg wins game in overtime as Stars topple Canucks

  John Klingberg scored 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night. Jamie Benn, Patrick Eaves, and Tyler Seguin scored in regulation for the Stars, while Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves. Eddie Lack stopped 36 shots for the Canucks, who got goals from Nick Bonino, Chris Higgins and Radim Vrbata. Christopher Tanev recorded his first two-point...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Eddie Lack wants to fight Jonathan Quick

Jonathan Quick took exception to Henrik Sedin pursuing a loose puck. As we’ve seen in the past, that means punches from the Kings goaltender. This time his opposing netminder, Eddie Lack, skated to center ice and challenged Quick to come out and meet him. Quick declined. The post Video: Eddie Lack wants to fight Jonathan Quick appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Puck Drunk Love
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Eddie Lack wants to fight Jonathan Quick

Jonathan Quick took exception to Henrik Sedin pursuing a loose puck. As we’ve seen in the past, that means punches from the Kings goaltender. This time his opposing netminder, Eddie Lack, skated to center ice and challenged Quick to come out and meet him. Quick declined. The post Video: Eddie Lack wants to fight Jonathan Quick appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Bloguin Best
27 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Canucks rally in 3rd to top Kings 4-1

Radim Vrbata set up the tying goal by Nick Bonino in the second period and scored the go-ahead goal during a 5-on-3 power play in the third, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday. Eddie Lack made 25 saves for Vancouver. The Kings, who have 11 games left, could have tied Vancouver for second place in the Pacific Division with a regulation...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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