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Miller records 31 saves to lift Canucks to win over Blues

  Ryan Miller was victorious in his return to St. Louis, making 31 saves, and the Vancouver Canucks scored three times in the third period to beat the Blues 4-1 on Thursday night. Nick Bonino, Linden Vey and Jannik Hansen all scored in the third period to help the Canucks (4-2-0, 8 points) snap a two-game losing streak and make a winner of Miller, who signed a three-year, $18 million...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miller victorious in return to St. Louis as Canucks beat Blues, 4-1

ST. LOUIS -- Ryan Miller was victorious in his return to St. Louis, making 31 saves, and the Vancouver Canucks scored three times in the third period to beat the Blues 4-1 on Thursday night. Nick Bonino, Linden Vey and Jannik Hansen all scored in the third period to help the Canucks (4-2-0, 8 points) snap a two-game losing streak and make a winner of Miller, who signed a three-year...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miller has 31 saves, Canucks beat Blues 4-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) Ryan Miller made 31 saves in his return to St. Louis and the Vancouver Canucks scored three times in the third period to beat the Blues 4-1 on Thursday night. Nick Bonino, Linden Vey and Jannik Hansen all scored in the third period to help the Canucks (4-2-0, 8 points) snap a two-game losing streak. The Blues fell to 2-3-1 with their second consecutive loss. The Canucks...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Still Sticking With The Ever-Hilarious “Swarm Defense”

You may remember earlier this month when the Edmonton Oilers gave us one of the funnier moments of the NHL preseason when their “swarm defense” tactics allowed a WIIIIIIDE open Nick Bonino to tee one up right in front of Edmonton’s net, scoring a short-handed goal. Well, it appears that the Oilers didn’t really learned much from the preseason…or, you know, the past handful...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

All That Has Transpired: Vancouver Canucks

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects.  Today, we take a look at the Vancouver Canucks. Photo Credit: Jenelle Schneider Additions Radim Vrbata Nick Bonino Derek Dorsett Jake Virtanen Jared McCann Luca Sbisa Ryan Miller Subtractions Ryan Kesler Mike Santorelli David Booth Zac Dalpe Jason Garrison...
Via The PensNation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Are The Vancouver Canucks A Playoff Team?

from Ed Willes of the Vancouver Province,  ... it can reasonably be said the Canucks have changed the atmosphere around the team and improved the bottom half of their lineup. As for their frontliners, it just doesn’t seem possible that Henrik and Daniel Sedin will be as unproductive as they were last season, just as it seems possible that one of Nick Bonino, Zack Kassian...
Via Kukla's Korner
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Edler has goal, assist as Canucks beat Oilers 2-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Alexander Edler had a goal and an assist, Nick Bonino also scored, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 in a preseason game Thursday night. Bonino tied the score 11 minutes into the second period, taking a long pass from Bonino and beating Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth with a quick shot. The Canucks (4-2-0) took the lead with 5 minutes remaining...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks at a glance

ANAHEIM DUCKS LAST SEASON: 54-20-8, 116 points. Won Pacific Division. Lost to Los Angeles in second round of playoffs. COACH: Bruce Boudreau, 4th season with Ducks, 111-55-22; 8th overall in NHL. ADDED: C Ryan Kesler, C Nate Thompson, D Clayton Stoner, LW Dany Heatley. LOST: G Jonas Hiller, RW Teemu Selanne, C Saku Koivu, C Nick Bonino, C Mathieu Perreault, C Daniel Winnik, D Luca...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks opening season with new GM, coach

During the 2013-14 season, Jim Benning studied the Vancouver Canucks from afar. Months later, the former general manager of the Boston Bruins is unsure what went so drastically wrong for a franchise that only three years prior had represented the Western Conference in the Stanley Cup final. ''For whatever reason,'' Benning told the Associated Press, ''last...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks at a glance

VANCOUVER CANUCKS LAST SEASON: 36-35-11, finished 12th in the Western Conference and missed the playoffs. COACH: Willie Desjardins, first season with the Canucks. ADDED: C Nick Bonino, LW Derek Dorsett, G Ryan Miller, D Luca Sbisa, RW Radim Vrbata. LOST: RW Zac Dalpe, D Jason Garrison, C Ryan Kesler, C Mike Santorelli, C Jordan Schroeder. PLAYER TO WATCH: Ryan Miller. On June 29...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Vancouver Canucks Preview: Offseason Changes Won’t Result In Playoff Appearance

The Vancouver Canucks went through a disastrous 2013-14 campaign that saw them finish 12th in the Western Conference standings, which snapped the team’s postseason appearance streak at five seasons. As a result of the poor finish, Vancouver fired head coach John Tortorella and general manager Mike Gillis, and replaced them with Willie Desjardins and Jim Benning, respectively. The...
Via NESN.com
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks Depth Chart 2014 2015

Vancouver Canucks C 1. Henrik Sedin  2. Nick Bonino  3. Shawn Matthias  4. Brad Richardson  L 1. Daniel Sedin  2. Chris Higgins  3. Jannik Hansen  4. Tom Sestito R 1. Radim Vrbata  2. Zack Kassian  3. Alex Burrows 4. Derek Dorsett  5. Linden Vey  6....
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Sedins' twin engine remains Canucks’ power

There are always a number of constants with any NHL team as they pass from season to season, and with the Vancouver Canucks it seems it’s their dependence upon the Sedin twins. Certainly there is talk of Nick Bonino centering the second line. There will be some very gifted young players trying to break into a lineup full of veterans with one-way contracts. There are also a couple...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Questions Facing The Anaheim Ducks

from Curtis Zupke at NHL.com, How much will Kesler help close the gap between Anaheim and the Kings and Chicago Blackhawks? – Kesler is adept in the faceoff circle and will help the Ducks' 22nd-ranked power play. When healthy, he is good for 10-15 power-play goals per season and is also a shorthanded threat. Defensively, Kesler has won the Selke Trophy (and was a finalist...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Canucks Front Office Talks Ryan Kesler Trade In Behind-The-Scenes Look

The marquee NHL trade of the offseason so far was made between the Anaheim Ducks and Vancouver Canucks. The Ducks acquired star center Ryan Kesler on June 27 in exchange for forward Nick Bonino, defenseman Luca Sbisa and the 24th overall pick in the 2014 NHL draft, as well as a swap of 2014 third-round selections. In a behind-the-scenes look at the Canucks’ internal trade discussions...
Via NESN.com
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Bonino as happy to arrive in Vancouver as Kesler is to leave

Ryan Kesler called last season painful and knew it was time for change. Nick Bonino is calling next season hopeful and knows versatility is his calling card. In a perfect world, Bonino is probably a third-line NHL centre. But it’s not a perfect world in Vancouver and the Canucks are spinning into another orbit by clearing salary cap space and setting themselves up to hopefully...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Benning Makes His Mark

The Vancouver Canucks have been the most active team making trades at the NHL Entry Draft.  They sent Ryan Kesler and a 2015 third round draft pick to Anaheim for Nick Bonino, Luca Sbisa and Anaheim's draft picks 24th and 85th overall in this year's draft.  They then traded the 85th pick to the New York Rangers for Derek Dorsett.  Next they traded Jason Garrison and Jeff...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Kesler To Ducks in Big Deal

Follow @ChaseVin #479891031 / gettyimages.com There is big news out of Anaheim today because the Ducks have acquired All-Star Forward Ryan Kesler from the Vancouver Canucks. In return the Canucks got Center Nick Bonino and Defenseman Luca Sbisa, as well as the 24th overall pick in this year’s draft. This was a very big move by the Ducks. Now Anaheim will have an star studded...
Via TopSportsReport
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks Trade Ryan Kesler

In the first move of draft day, the Vancouver Canucks have traded Ryan Kesler to the Anaheim Ducks for Centre Nick Bonino, Defenceman Luca Sbisa and the 24th overall pick. The Ducks and Canucks also switched 3rd round picks. Now that the Kesler drama is over, let’s take a look at what the Canucks received back. Nick Bonino: Bonino is a 26 […]
Via The Hockey Report
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Kesler Traded – To Anaheim

Ryan Kesler has reportedly been traded before the 2014 NHL Draft, but he isn’t coming to Chicago. The Anaheim Ducks appear to have landed the coveted center. Anaheim will trade Nick Bonino, Lucas Sbisa and tonight’s 24th overall pick to … Continue reading →The post Ryan Kesler Traded – To Anaheim appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings-Ducks, Game 2: Morning skate notebook

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Ducks haven't been known as a power play team all season but the inconsistencies in special teams play has been magnified after Game 1. After letting the Kings' Alec Martinez score on the power play, the Ducks did nothing in their four opportunities with a man-advantage. The team's 23.3 percent conversion rate is good but not great. On Sunday, Nick...
Via Fox Sports West
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks ready to respond after Game 1 loss

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Sunday morning, the Ducks reflected on their Game 1 loss to the Kings in the Western Conference semifinals. There wasn't much to learn from - they had the game wrapped up until the 0:07 mark. There was no "aha" moment and film studies revealed no new secrets to getting pucks past goaltender Jonathan Quick.  It was the sixth time these opponents have...
Via Fox Sports West
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Round 2: Ducks vs. Kings

Boy, if you thought the Ducks and Stars series was nasty and filled with bitter hatred, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. In the regular season the Kings and Ducks hate each other.  Especially the fans.  Put them in a playoff series for the first time in 20 years?  Nuclear fission. “It’s very intense,” observed Nick Bonino, who is becoming Mr. Clutch for Anaheim. “It’s...
Via On the Duck Pond
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars Fan Videobombs Nick Bonino Interview With Double-Bird & BJ Pantomime

The Anaheim Ducks pulled off a wild comeback victory in Dallas to eliminate the Stars in Game 6 of their quarterfinals series this past weekend. Ducks forward Nick Bonino scored two goals in the game, including the overtime game-winner/series clincher. From the looks of things, one bitter Stars fan didn’t exactly enjoy Bonino’s impressive effort. (h/t to J.J. Murphy for the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks Come From Behind To Eliminate Stars

The Ducks did it again.  Come from behind and sneak in for the win. In Game 6, in Dallas, the Ducks were down 4-2 before staging another comeback in the third period and then winning the game with a goal from Nick Bonino in overtime. It was the first time that the home team did not win the game in the series,  a nasty affair filled with spearing, hitting, a broken leg, and plenty...
Via On the Duck Pond
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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