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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
3 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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 Bloguin Best
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 Puck Drunk Love
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

Time for the NHL to Embarass the Divers

#57060815 / gettyimages.coms/t Pro hockey talk... I really like the idea of exposing and publically humiliating the divers in the NHL. I am all in on that idea. In fact, let's have a wall of shame and expose the frauds weekly that cheapen the game of hockey. I have a great idea. Let's have an end of the season dishonor award for the frauds that get caught diving and embellishing...
Via Goon's World
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel, Henrik Sedin are no longer elite players

For a short while, the Vancouver Canucks featured two of the top offensive threats in the entire NHL, and they just happened to be identical twin brothers. The Sedin twins, Daniel and Henrik, had always been good offensive players. Henrik was always the playmaker, making deft passes not only to his brother (whom Henrik could find on the ice blindfolded) while Daniel was more of the...
Via Sports-Glory
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Most Important Vancouver Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks, who have been considered a force in the league for many years, hit a rut this past season when they finished in 5th place and failed to qualify for the Stanley Cup Finals. The season had plenty of injury problems, goaltender swapping, and upper management drama. After a busy offseason and what looks to be an effective remodeling, the Vancouver Canucks look...
Via Beyond The Benches
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Radim Vrbata to sign with Vancouver Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks and free-agent forward Radim Vrbata reached a verbal agreement on a contract Wednesday. #Canucks and Vrbata reach verbal agreement. Details to follow after formal agreement is reached. — Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) July 3, 2014 TSN’s Darren Dreger reports the contract will be worth $10 million for two years. 2 yrs, $5 mil per for Vrbata to Canucks...
Via Sports-Glory
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks sign Ryan Miller to three-year deal

The Vancouver Canucks have signed goalie Ryan Miller to a three-year contract worth $6 million per season, according to multiple reports. The 2010 Vezina Trophy winner played parts of 11 seasons with the Sabres, where he won 284 games, with a goals-against average of 2.60 and a save percentage of .916. Miller was acquired at the trade deadline by the St. Louis Blues where...
Via Sports-Glory
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks hire Willie Desjardins as head coach

The Vancouver Canucks officially named Willie Desjardins head coach of the Vancouver Canucks on Monday. “It’s a big challenge and if I thought I had to do it by myself, it’d be overwhelming,” said Desjardins. “There’s lots of good people involved, we all have the same goal and when you know that, it’s not overwhelming, it’s exciting.” Desjardins, 57, spent two...
Via Sports-Glory
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks Worlds and Juniors Update; Playoff Chatter

The World Hockey Championships began last Friday in Belarus.  Here is a short and sweet recap of how all the Canucks players have been performing so far in the preliminary games:  Team Canada Team Canada has played two games so far in the tournament.  They lost their first game last Friday to France in shootout with a 3-2 score.  Jason Garrison registered an assist in the...
Via Puckrant.com
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Bieksa Named Captain of Team Canada; More on GM Search

JUICE LEADS THE CHARGE FOR TEAM CANADA: It was announced today that Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa will be the Captain of Team Canada at the upcoming World Hockey Championships in Belarus.  This is a tremendous honor for Kevin Bieksa as he has not had any kind of international experience before.  Bieksa took to Twitter today and thanked all of his fans and supporters. Jason...
Via Puckrant.com
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks Defenseman Kevin Bieksa Makes Incredible Kick Save To Deny A Goal

The Vancouver Canucks seem determined to trade anyone who shows any potential in between the pipes lately, so Kevin Bieksa should probably start packing his bags after what he pulled off yesterday. The Vancouver defenseman made an awesome kick save right in front of the goal line to stop a puck in mid-air and prevent a sure goal for the Panthers halfway through the third period during...
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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