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Vrbata scores twice to lead Canucks to narrow win over Oilers

  Radim Vrbata scored two goals in the second period to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-4 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night. Jannik Hansen, Chris Higgins and Yannick Weber also scored for the Canucks (13-6-0) who have won all four of their games against Edmonton this season and three of their last four games overall. Canucks goalie Ryan Miller improved to 11...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vrbata leads Canucks to 5-4 win over Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Radim Vrbata scored two goals in the second period to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-4 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night. Jannik Hansen, Chris Higgins and Yannick Weber also scored for the Canucks (13-6-0) who have won all four of their games against Edmonton this season and three of their last four games overall. Canucks goalie Ryan Miller...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

More Canucks To Worlds; Officiating - Random NHL Thoughts

CANUCKS NEWS: Two more Canucks are going to join their respective countries for the IIHF World Championships in Belarus.  Jannik Hansen will play for Team Denmark, while Yannick Weber will play for Team Switzerland again (as he did in Sochi). The list of Canucks that will play in the IIHF World Championships include: Kevin Bieksa (Canada) Jason Garrison (Canada) Alex Burrows...
Via Puckrant.com
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Looking Towards Sochi: Team Switzerland Preview

Team Switzerland’s 2010 Record: 8th place Next up on our previews is Team Switzerland who is also in Group C of the Olympic group. Team Switzerland will be coming off an 8th place performance back in 2010 and will be looking to improve this time around. With numerous NHL’ers on this roster, they will be seeking the most of their services . Here are the Swiss’ 25 men rosters...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Swiss 2014 Olympic Hockey Team

Goalies Reto Berra (Calgary Flames)Jonas Hiller (Anaheim Ducks)Tobias Stephan DefensemenSeverin Blindenbacher Rafael Diaz (Montréal Canadiens)Philippe Furrer Roman Josi (Nashville Predators)Mathias Seger Mark Streit (Philadelphia Flyers)Julien Vauclair Yannick Weber (Vancouver Canucks)ForwardsAndres Ambühl Matthias Bieber Simon Bodenmann Damien Brunner (New Jersey Devils)Luca...
Via Goon's World
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

B's win streak snapped by Canucks, Van wins 6-2

Saturday night did not go as planned for the B's in Vancouver, as they were on the wrong side of a 6-2 beatdown at the hands of the Vancouver Canucks at the Rogers Arena.(Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)In their first game back to Vancouver since winning the Cup there in June 2011, the Bruins flamed out in their attempt to keep their four game winning streak alive, and instead...
Via BruinsLife
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotes overwhelmed by Canucks in preseason rout

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Yannick Weber and Jannik Hanson both had a goal and an assist to lead the Canucks to a 6-1 rout of the Coyotes in a preseason game Monday night. Chris Higgins, Mike Santorelli, Tom Sestito and Jason Garrison also scored for the Canucks. Martin Hanzal had a goal for the Coyotes. Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo picked up his first win of the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber and Hansen lead Canucks over Coyotes 6-1

Yannick Weber and Jannik Hanson both had a goal and an assist to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 6-1 rout of the Phoenix Coyotes in a preseason game Monday night. Chris Higgins, Mike Santorelli, Tom Sestito and Jason Garrison also scored for the Canucks. Martin Hanzal replied for the Coyotes. Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo picked up his first win of the preseason, recording...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

It doesn’t make sense for Frank Corrado to begin the year in Vancouver

Frankie goes to Utica? A long and mostly boring offseason is finally over, as the Vancouver Canucks gear up for training camp on Sept. 17. Aside from the signings of Brad Richardson and Yannick Weber, the summer has been void of major moves, and the Canucks will head into the 2013/2014 season with the same faces you’ve become accustomed to Mike Gillis — just under the rule of...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Let’s start the season in Vancouver already

Anticipation Building News on the Vancouver Canucks has been as plentiful lately as rain. After the explosive Cory Schneider trade, we’ve seen the buyout of Keith Ballard, the signings of Yannick Weber and Brad Richardson, and then a whole swack of AHL signings culminating with Zach Hamill and Colin Stuart. It’s not exactly the hack-and-slash summer many bloodthirsty fans were...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Early Projections for Vancouver Canucks; 2013 Defense

Part II If these painfully early positional projections started with the goaltenders, which they did, then the next logical step would have to be an in-depth look at the defense. Or at the very least, what we know about the defense to this point. What to Make of Last Season… As you may have heard from Mike Gillis, last season was a strange one. The oddity of that 48 game season...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks add Richardson, Weber

The Vancouver Canucks added some depth on the first day of free agency, signing defenseman Yannick Weber and forward Brad Richardson. Richardson has 43 goals and 62 assists in 391 career games with Colorado and Los Angeles. He won a Stanley Cup with the Kings in the 2011-12 season. He had a goal and five assists in 16 games for the Kings last season. Weber spent the past five...
Via AP on Fox
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks Sign Yannick Weber To One Year Deal by   Steven Ellis

The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward/defenseman Yannick Weber to a one year, $650K deal. Weber was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round (73rd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, and was the first player in franchise history to wear jersey No. 68. The Canadiens signed Weber to a three-year entry-level contract in the summer of 2008. He spent the majority of the [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Josi's life is good

A day after Nashville Predators' defenseman Roman Josi re-signed a 7-year, $28 million contract, he celebrated in Bern, Switzerland with fellow Swiss d-men Yannick Weber and, what I believe to be, Mark Streit. Just look at this view... This picture was uploaded on Josi's Twitter page, @rjosi90, which "relaunched" after the signing.  Josi's teammates...
Via Fang Faction
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens Spotlight: Palushaj claimed; Weber a victim of depth

Rich Lam / Getty Images By James Stephan (@J_Habs) On February 5, 2013 the Colorado Avalanche claimed Montreal Canadiens forward Aaron Palushaj. Palushaj had been put on waivers a day earlier after being cleared to play, and it finally looked like the Hamilton Bulldogs were going to get some much needed offensive relief. Palushaj was acquired by former Habs GM Pierre Gauthier from...
Via The Hockey Guys
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Epic Hockey Brawl In Swiss League

There are few things in this world more awesome than a spontaneous hockey fight, especially when it includes the goalies. This one comes from the Swiss National League in a game between Genève-Servette and Lugano. Logan Couture and Yannick Weber are two current NHLers playing for Genève-Servette, while Patrice Bergeron and Luca Sbisa play for the opposing Lugano HC. It’s worth...
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Swiss clubs sign Streit, Weber

New York Islanders captain Mark Streit and Montreal Canadiens defenseman Yannick Weber are returning home to play in Switzerland during the NHL lockout. Bern says it has signed Streit and Geneva-Servette says it recruited Weber. Geneva-Servette coach Chris McSorley says the club expects to announce another signing on Wednesday. San Jose Sharks captain Joe Thornton is also expected...
Via Fox Sports
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Swiss clubs sign Streit, Weber during NHL lockout

New York Islanders captain Mark Streit and Montreal Canadiens defenseman Yannick Weber are returning home to play in Switzerland during the NHL lockout. Bern says it has signed Streit and Geneva-Servette says it recruited Weber. Geneva-Servette coach Chris McSorley says the club expects to announce another signing on Wednesday. San Jose Sharks captain Joe Thornton also expected...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Islanders' Nabokov out with groin injury

New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov injured a groin in the first period against the Montreal Canadiens and didn't return to the game. The Islanders said Thursday night that Nabokov will be re-evaluated on Friday. Nabokov made a sliding pad save on Yannick Weber's slap shot 7:55 into the game, and then was prone on the ice before being helped to the dressing room by...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Islanders G Nabokov out with groin injury

New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov injured a groin in the first period against the Montreal Canadiens and won't return to the game. The Islanders said Thursday night that Nabokov will be re-evaluated on Friday. Nabokov made a sliding pad save on Yannick Weber's slap shot 7:55 into the game, and then was prone on the ice before being helped to the dressing room by...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

NY Islanders vs Montreal Candiens Pre Game Report

The Montréal Canadiens will make their first trip of the season to Long Island tonight to take on the New York Islanders. The biggest news about the game, there will be no snow on this time around. The Canadiens defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 4- nothing last night with Michael Cammalleri, Yannick Weber, P.K. Subban, and Travis Moen all scoring. The Canadiens outshot the Hurricanes...
Via Islanders Hockey Blog
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Canadiens 4, Hurricanes 0

Carey Price made 25 saves for his first shutout of the season and P.K. Subban had a goal and an assist to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday night. Price, who earned a secondary assist on Michael Cammalleri's goal 7:15 in, recorded his first regular-season shutout since March 12. It was his 13th NHL blanking. Yannick Weber and...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Weber a defensive success

Canadiens defenseman Yannick Weber has often said he'll play wherever the team wants. Three weeks into the season, though, it's pretty clear that the back end is where he belongs. Before Saturday's game, Weber was fourth on the team in ice time per game, averaging 20 minutes, 12 seconds per night. He ranked second among Montreal defensemen in scoring, trailing Josh Gorges...
Via Fox Sports
October 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Canadiens-Bruins Preview

The firing of assistant coach Perry Pearn seemed to ignite the Montreal Canadiens. Boston general manager Peter Chiarelli believes renewing a rivalry with Montreal could be just what the defending Stanley Cup champion Bruins need to get going. The visiting Canadiens and Bruins meet for the first time since last season's memorable first-round postseason matchup in the opener...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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