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Alex Ovechkin's through-the-legs shootout attempt

s/t HockeyWebCaster. Alexander Ovechkin tried the trending through-the-legs move last night but was stopped by goaltender Eddie Lack. Tomas Hertl should have put a patent on this move.
Via Talk Hockey
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks fire GM Mike Gillis

The Vancouver Canucks announced Tuesday that Mike Gillis has been relieved of his duties as president and general manager. “On behalf of my entire family, I would like to sincerely thank Mike Gillis for his hard work and the many contributions he made on and off the ice during his tenure,” said Francesco Aquilini, Chairman, Canucks Sports & Entertainment. “The Vancouver...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Booth's two goals lead Canucks over slumping Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- David Booth scored two unassisted goals and Eddie Lack made 29 saves to lead the Vancouver Canucks over the Minnesota Wild 5-2 on Wednesday night. Zack Kassian, Daniel Sedin and Ryan Kesler also scored for Vancouver as the Canucks try to make a late push to overtake Phoenix and Dallas for the Western Conference's final wild-card playoff spot. Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Compressed Schedule Results In Ugly Games

from Tony Gallagher of the Vancouver Province, Sorry to do this to you, but think back to that game between the Canucks and Predators Wednesday night. It was a hideous display of the sport for a lot of recognizable reasons and it takes a detailed look to find who might really be to blame for such a show. There was certainly enough blame to go around. Remember the Canucks...
Via Kukla's Korner
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks shut out Predators, 2-0

Nicklas Jensen and Eddie Lack to the rescue. Tell us you saw those knights in shining armor when this season began. The Vancouver Canucks halted, for at least a day, the doomsday clock ticking on their National Hockey League season, beating the Nashville Predators 2-0 in a checkfest at Rogers Arena. Jensen, the minor-league callup who has re-energized the stagnant Canucks, broke...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lack makes 30 saves, Canucks beat Predators 2-0

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Eddie Lack made 30 saves, and Nicklas Jensen and Alex Edler scored 1:13 apart in the third period to give the Vancouver Canucks a 2-0 victory over the Nashville Predators on Wednesday night.
Via FOXSports.com
29 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Bieksa bails goalie out with kick save

Roberto Luongo and Eddie Lack squared off between the pipes Sunday afternoon, but it was Vancouver Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa who came away with the best save of the game. The former Canucks netminder, who was recently dealt to the Panthers, faced Lack and his former team in Florida and Bieksa reminded his ex-teammate of the defense he’s missing out on. With the Canucks clinging...
Via NESN.com
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Are players buying in or tuning Torts out?

Leave it to Eddie Lack to provide some needed levity amid the seriousness of the situation. With vultures circling and ready to pick at the carcass of the decaying Canucks — whether John Tortorella survives for now in Vancouver, or falls on his coaching sword and is replaced at some point — the last line of defence is now the first concern if the Canucks hope to defy long odds...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks will stick with goalie Eddie Lack

“I wear a mask. And that mask, it’s not to hide who I am, but to create what I am.” — Batman VANCOUVER - What Eddie Lack is now is the Vancouver Canucks’ new No. 1 goalie and when your resumé includes only 29 National Hockey League games that brings with it some added pressure. Canucks coach John Tortorella perhaps described it best: “It’s Batman and Robin. It...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Islanders score seven third-period goals on Canucks

When the douchiest team in hockey (Vancouver) added the douchiest coach in hockey (John Tortorella) this offseason, it looked like a match made in the type of heaven you wouldn’t want to spend any time in. Alas, it has not turned out that way, and on Monday night the Torts in Vancouver show reached its nadir as the Canucks allowed seven (7!!!!!) third-period goals to the New York...
Via Rumors and Rants
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks’ Eddie Lack Lets In Brian McGrattan’s Shot From Center Ice (Video)

The Vancouver Canucks might have ended their three-game losing streak on Saturday night with a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames, but they also left with an embarrassing story. Flames right winger Brian McGrattan scored his team’s first and only goal in the second period, when he fired a hard slap shot from center ice. The puck skipped and lifted a few inches into the air, but...
Via NESN.com
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Don Cherry to Roberto Luongo: "Keep your mouth shut."

Roberto Luongo had some fun on Twitter at the expense of Eddie Lack and the Vancouver Canucks. While Vancouver was being blown out by the Dallas Stars on March 6th, Luongo jokingly started the hashtag #PrayForEddie and then stated he could have came in and "mopped up" Vancouver's embarrassing defeat.  Not everyone was laughing with Luongo. Don Cherry wasn't...
Via Bloguin Best
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Don Cherry to Roberto Luongo: "Keep your mouth shut."

Roberto Luongo had some fun on Twitter at the expense of Eddie Lack and the Vancouver Canucks. While Vancouver was being blown out by the Dallas Stars on March 6th, Luongo jokingly started the hashtag #PrayForEddie and then stated he could have came in and "mopped up" Vancouver's embarrassing defeat.  Not everyone was laughing with Luongo. Don Cherry wasn'...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Canucks’ Eddie Lack gives up center-ice goal

Well, it seems like Canucks goaltender Eddie Lack is getting all the ugly stuff out of the way. Lack was pulled from Vancouver’s first contest after the trade deadline, giving up five goals on 17 shots against Dallas through two periods. As if it couldn’t get any worse, the 26-year-old Swede had this happen to him. Calgary Flames enforcer Brian McGrattan dumped the puck from...
Via Around The Rink
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Brian McGrattan scores from center ice on Eddie Lack

Brian McGrattan isn't exactly an offensive weapon. The enforcer entered Calgary's game against the Vancouver Canucks with just seven goals over the course of 290 games. With that in mind, it was only appropriate that he recorded an extremely unusual goal for the Flames in a losing effort against the Canucks.  Watch as he beats goaltender Eddie Lack from center ice: ...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Brian McGrattan scores from center ice on Eddie Lack

Brian McGrattan isn't exactly an offensive weapon. The enforcer entered Calgary's game against the Vancouver Canucks with just seven goals over the course of 290 games. With that in mind, it was only appropriate that he recorded an extremely unusual goal for the Flames in a losing effort against the Canucks.  Watch as he beats goaltender Eddie Lack from center ice: ...
Via Bloguin Best
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Eddie Lack redeems himself after giving up goal from center ice (Video)

Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack deserves some credit for not getting down on himself after giving up a goal from center ice to Calgary Flames forward Brian McGrattan during the second period of Saturday's game.McGrattan's goal broke open the scoring, but Lack redeemed himself by not allowing another goal. Lack was named the #1 star of the game as the Canucks beat the...
Via Holdout Sports
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Eddie Lack With The Bad Goal Of The Night

Brian McGrattan scores the only goal for the Flames in a 2-1 loss to the Canucks.
Via Kukla's Korner
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Canucks' Eddie Lack allows goal from center ice

When it rains, it pours. Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack has an .870 save percentage since Roberto Luongo was dealt to Florida and this goal will not help Canucks fans sleep easier at night. Calgary Flames enforcer Brian McGrattan fired the puck in the Canucks zone and it somehow got by Eddie Lack. McGrattan had 7 goals in 290 games prior to this game. Brian McGrattan just scored...
Via Diehardsport
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks refused to yield on inferior offers for Ryan Kesler

The only guy in the Vancouver Canucks organization who traded Ryan Kesler on Wednesday was goalie Eddie Lack. Apparently, you make a rookie your starter and he thinks he owns the joint. “Eddie Lack came up to me and told me I got traded to Pittsburgh,” Kesler said. “I’m probably going to shoot at his head the rest of the year. I’m happy I’m still a Canuck.” Lack was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Eddie Lack, Kevin Bieksa Tweet Support For Canucks Teammate Ryan Kesler (Photos)

The NHL trade deadline passed Wednesday, and while plenty of star players changed teams, the biggest name rumored to be available stayed put. Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler, who reportedly requested a trade, was not dealt despite a number of teams expressing interest in acquiring him. Two of Kesler’s Canucks teammates, goaltender Eddie Lack and defenseman Kevin Bieksa, are...
Via NESN.com
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes tighten up 'D' to beat Canucks

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Antoine Vermette scored late in the first period, Mike Smith stopped 23 shots and the Phoenix Coyotes got back to their defensive ways in a 1-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. After some shaky performances coming out of the Olympic break, the Coyotes had a strong night in their own end, blocking shots and limiting scoring opportunities. Phoenix...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Eddie Lack Wins Schneider-Luongo Duel… by   Curtis Morrison

Eddie Lack has won the long goaltending fued between former Canucks goaltenders Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider, earning the team’s starting spot after the one they call “LUUUUUUU” was finally traded to his original NHL team, the Florida Panthers. In what comes as a slightly surprising, but long awaited move, Luongo was traded to Florida early Tuesday night, as the [...]
Via The Hockey House
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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