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2015 NHL Free Agency Tracker: Live Updates, Rumors And Completed Deals

NHL free agency is one of the most exciting times on the hockey calendar, and the craziness begins Wednesday when players can begin signing and offer sheets can be extended. Follow all of Wednesday’s rumors, news, trades and completed signings with our 2015 NHL free agency tracker. 9:45 a.m.: The Anaheim Ducks traded a second-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft to the Vancouver...
Via NESN.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bieksa not worried about bad blood with new Ducks teammates

Kevin Bieksa doesn't have many friends on his new team -- the Anaheim Ducks.  The Vancouver defenseman was dealt to the Ducks on Tuesday afternoon, in exchange for a second-round pick in next year's draft. Ducks left wing Pat Maroon quickly made amends with his former division nemesis. Maroon sent Bieksa a tweet saying, "I guess we can become friends now?" He's also had some notorious...
Via Fox Sports West
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ducks acquire Bieksa from Canucks for second-round pick

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Anaheim Ducks have acquired veteran defenseman Kevin Bieksa from the Vancouver Canucks for a second-round pick in the 2016 draft. The clubs announced the trade Tuesday. Bieksa has spent his entire 10-year NHL career in Vancouver, compiling 56 goals and 185 assists in 597 games while developing a reputation as a tough-nosed, physical defenseman. The former fifth...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Bieksa traded, will fit in nicely in Anaheim

  Anaheim is full of awful people, and Kevin Bieksa will fit in just fine down there. Match made in heaven! Or hell, I guess.
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks Trade D Kevin Bieksa to the Anaheim Ducks

Kevin Bieksa warms up before the game. (Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports)   After a year apart, Kevin Bieksa and Ryan Kesler are reunited on the Anaheim Ducks. The Vancouver Canucks have sent defenseman Kevin Bieksa to the Anaheim Ducks for a 2016 second round draft pick. Bieksa, 34, is entering the final year of his contract that comes with a $4.6 million cap hit. With Francois...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ducks acquire Kevin Bieksa; Francois Beauchemin hits free agency

Free agency hasn't even started yet, but Anaheim Ducks general manager Bob Murray has already replaced his two most valuable UFAs in Matt Beleskey and Francois Beauchemin. The Ducks acquired defenseman Kevin Bieksa Tuesday afternoon shipping a second-round pick in the 2016 draft to the Vancouver Canucks, indicating that the club wouldn't be able to move forward with veteran blue...
Via Fox Sports West
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ducks acquire Kevin Bieksa; Francois Beauchemin hits free agency

Free agency hasn't even started yet, but Anaheim Ducks general manager Bob Murray has already replaced his two most valuable UFAs in Matt Beleskey and Francois Beauchemin. The Ducks acquired defenseman Kevin Bieksa Tuesday afternoon shipping a second-round pick in the 2016 draft to the Vancouver Canucks, indicating that the club wouldn't be able to move forward with veteran blue...
Via Fox Sports West
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ducks get Kevin Bieksa from Canucks for 2nd-round pick

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Anaheim Ducks have acquired veteran defenseman Kevin Bieksa from the Vancouver Canucks for a second-round pick in the 2016 draft. The clubs announced the trade Tuesday. Bieksa has spent his entire 10-year NHL career in Vancouver, compiling 56 goals and 185 assists in 597 games while developing a reputation as a tough-nosed, physical defenseman. The former...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Rumors Live: Speculation Already Swirling On Draft Day

8:26 a.m.: All indications are that it’s going to be a busy day for new Bruins general manager Don Sweeney. We already told you about the reports surrounding Arizona’s No. 3 pick, and additionally, it sounds as if Sweeney is ready to unload some of his core. Milan Lucic has been a Bruins mainstay for years, but reports are starting to arise that he could be on the move at some...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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

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

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

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

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
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