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Flames-Canucks Series Getting Nasty With Another Fight-Filled Night (Videos)

If you haven’t been watching the Stanley Cup playoffs series between the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames, you’re missing one of this season’s most intense series. The Canucks and Flames have a bitter rivalry that’s escalated in recent years, and with the NHL’s new playoff seeding system, it was just a matter of time before they met in the playoffs. Thank goodness we...
Via NESN.com
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Fresh start sends Canucks to playoffs against Flames

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Prior to getting fired after one season with the Vancouver Canucks, John Tortorella didn't mince words when assessing the club's veteran core. But fast-forward one year and Tortorella is a distant memory, while that ''stale'' nucleus of older players - the one that led Vancouver to two Presidents' Trophies and within a game of winning the 2011 Stanley...
Via AP on Fox
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Edler scores in OT to lift Canucks past Oilers in finale

  Alex Edler scored 2:29 into overtime as the Vancouver Canucks rallied to beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-5 on Saturday night in the final game of the regular season. Sven Baertschi scored twice, and Daniel Sedin, Kevin Bieksa and Jannik Hansen also scored for the Canucks (48-29-5). Vancouver had already clinched home-ice advantage against Calgary in their first-round playoff series...
Via AP on Fox
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche-Canucks Preview

It was about this time last season that the Vancouver Canucks had won three straight with slim hopes to continue the surge into one of the final Western Conference playoff spots. The Colorado Avalanche ended the winning streak and the Canucks concluded the season with losses in six of eight, finishing well out of contention. They're again in position for a fourth straight win Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 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

Flyers-Canucks Preview

The Vancouver Canucks' performance at home could play a large role in whether they reach the postseason. The Philadelphia Flyers' struggles on the road have may already sealed their fate. The Canucks resume their five-game homestand seeking their seventh win in nine games at Rogers Arena on Tuesday night against the fading Flyers, who hope to avoid their seventh straight road defeat...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 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...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Gameday Thread: Rangers vs. Vancouver

The New York Rangers (34-16-5) return home to face the Vancouver Canucks (32-21-3) at MSG tonight starting at 7 PM. For a preview, click here. TV: MSG Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-Zuccarello Kreider-Stepan- St.Louis Hagelin-Hayes-Miller Glass-D.Moore-Stempniak McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle J. Moore-Klein Goalie match-up:  Cam Talbot –...
Via NY Rangers Blog
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The Sedins celebrate Valentine’s Day

Daniel: Henrik, it was good playing the hockey with you today, even though it is in Finland. What do you have planned for tonight? Henrik: Oh, I just intend to spend this romantic holiday with my beautiful wife and children. Daniel: That is also what I intend to do, but with my wife and children. Henrik: Yes. Even though we are unusual by American, non twin standards, it would still...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

The Vancouver Canucks are reportedly interested in Matt Bartkowski

Photo by Harry HowThe Vancouver Canucks are interested in defenseman Matt Bartkowski, according to Darren Dreger of TSN.

Canucks general manager Jim Benning, former assistant general manager of the Bruins, is looking for some help at the blue line after losing Kevin Bieksa to a hand injury that could see him out six to eight weeks. The Bruins have been searching for a winger...
Via BruinsLife
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks D Bieksa to have surgery on broken hand, out indefinitely

  Vancouver Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa will be out of lineup indefinitely because of a broken hand that will require surgery to repair. Bieksa was injured on Tuesday during Vancouver's 4-1 loss at the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Canucks announced Wednesday that Bieksa will undergo surgery. Bieksa has three goals, six assists and a minus-4 rating in 45 games this season.
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks D Bieksa out indefinitely with broken hand

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Vancouver Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa will be out of lineup indefinitely because of a broken hand that will require surgery to repair. Bieksa was injured on Tuesday during Vancouver's 4-1 loss at the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Canucks announced Wednesday that Bieksa will undergo surgery. Bieksa has three goals, six assists and a minus-4 rating...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 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...
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 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

Canucks-Blue Jackets Preview

Strong emotions powered the Vancouver Canucks to their latest victory, and they'll try to carry that momentum into their longest road trip of the season. The Canucks open a seven-game, 12-day swing looking to continue their dominance of the last-place Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night. Vancouver (15-6-1) improved to 5-1-1 in its last seven games with a 2-0 victory over New Jersey...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks-Blue Jackets Preview

Strong emotions powered the Vancouver Canucks to their latest victory, and they'll try to carry that momentum into their longest road trip of the season. The Canucks open a seven-game, 12-day swing looking to continue their dominance of the last-place Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night. Vancouver (15-6-1) improved to 5-1-1 in its last seven games with a 2-0 victory over New Jersey...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Vancouver’s Green Men are retiring

Vancouver Canucks superfans Force and Sully, better known as the Green Men, are calling it quits after the 2014-15 season. The club uploaded the video where the emotional unofficial mascots made their announcement and thanked the fans for helping make this crazy ride a reality. Nice Field of Dreams reference by Kevin Bieksa. The Green Men have been fun to follow over the years...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Vancouver’s Green Men are retiring

Vancouver Canucks superfans Force and Sully, better known as the Green Men, are calling it quits after the 2014-15 season. The club uploaded the video where the emotional unofficial mascots made their announcement and thanked the fans for helping make this crazy ride a reality. Nice Field of Dreams reference by Kevin Bieksa. The Green Men have been fun to follow over the years....
Via Bloguin Best
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks Injury Update: Kevin Bieksa leaves game with an eye injury

In the first period of their 3-1 loss to Nashville, the Vancouver Canucks lost defenseman Kevin Bieksa to an eye injury. He was involved in a pretty minor collision behind the Vancouver goal and went to the ice immediately. Video of the injury is below: Dhlren Mahiban from Pro Hockey Talk reported that Bieksa was able to skate off the ice under his own power. He immediately went...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks-Avalanche Preview

The Vancouver Canucks' fast start hit a bump in the road their last time out. A matchup with the struggling Colorado Avalanche could be what they need to get back on track, though the Canucks will also be looking for some payback. After their four-game winning streak ended, the Canucks open a tough four-game trip Tuesday night against the Avalanche, who earned a lopsided home victory...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan holds up an extremely inappropriate sign for Kevin Bieksa

Signs asking a hockey player to marry you are so last year. The new thing to do is to hold up a sign asking an extremely inappropriate question. Such as this one held up by a fan for Kevin Bieksa. If you can’t make it out, that says: Bieksa Can I Swallow Your Juice? The family-friendly NHL, everyone! (H/T Reddit Hockey)
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan holds up an extremely inappropriate sign for Kevin Bieksa

Signs asking a hockey player to marry you are so last year. The new thing to do is to hold up a sign asking an extremely inappropriate question. Such as this one held up by a fan for Kevin Bieksa. If you can’t make it out, that says: Bieksa Can I Swallow Your Juice? The family-friendly NHL, everyone! (H/T Reddit Hockey)
Via Bloguin Best
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Bieksa is Questionable for Canucks’ Season Opener

After suffering an apparent upper body injury last Thursday, Elliott Pap from the Vancouver Sun reports that the status for defenseman Kevin Bieksa of the Vancouver Canucks is uncertain for tonight's opener against the Calgary Flames.   #465336821 / gettyimages.com Bieksa was able to practice fully on Tuesday after resting since last Thursday. In a brief interview, Kevin...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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