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Canucks Injury Update: Kassian out 2-3 weeks with finger injury

Vancouver Canucks right-winger Zack Kassian will not join the club on it's season-long, seven-game road trip as a result of a hand injury. #460875233 / gettyimages.com The Canucks head coach Willie Desjardins confirmed that Kassian's timeline to return is to-to-three weeks, according to a tweet from the Canucks twitter account. Kassian left Tuesday's game against the New Jersey...
Via Sports Injury Alert
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Vrbata flourishing in Vancouver with Sedins

Coyotes at Canucks When: Friday, 8 p.m. Where: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, B.C. TV: FOX Sports Arizona Records: Arizona 6-9-1; Vancouver 12-5-0 Injuries: Coyotes F David Moss (upper body) did not make the trip. Canucks F Tom Sestito (leg), F Zack Kassian (lower body) and D Luca Sbisa (lower body) are likely out.  Quick facts: The Canucks are the hottest team in the Pacific with an...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

15. E monton Oilers at Boston Bruins. The D Is Silent.

Another day, another game against a bottom feeder that the Bruins should dominate. Edmonton sucks. The Oilers suck so much that the whores sex workers in Edmonton are currently filing a motion with their pimp to remove Rexal Place from their corner. The defense in Edmonton has always been a disaster and that trend continues this season. The Oilers are 29th in goals against per...
Via Days of Y'Orr
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers Captain Ference Suspended for Three

The suspensions have been coming fast and furious in the NHL so far this season. The Edmonton Oilers captain Andrew Ference has been suspended for his illegal check to the head of Vancouver Canucks winger Zack Kassian. The hit initially warranted a two minute minor, and after being reviewed by NHL Player Safety it was deemed through a phone hearing that a suspension was necessary...
Via The Sideline
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers' Andrew Ference suspended 3 games for check to the head

NEW YORK -- Edmonton Oilers defenseman Andrew Ference has been suspended three games for his check to the head of Vancouver forward Zack Kassian. The NHL said Monday he will be eligible to return for Sunday's road game in New York against the Rangers. Ference will lose $118,902 in salary. He has been suspended twice before and fined once during his 15-season career. This time...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers' Andrew Ference suspended 3 games

NEW YORK (AP) Edmonton Oilers defenseman Andrew Ference has been suspended three games for his check to the head of Vancouver forward Zack Kassian. The NHL said Monday he will be eligible to return for Sunday's road game in New York against the Rangers. Ference will lose $118,902 in salary. He has been suspended twice before and fined once during his 15-season career. This time...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Ference Suspended Three Games, Won’t Play Thursday Vs. Bruins

Andrew Ference will not be on the ice when the Edmonton Oilers come to town on Thursday to take on the Boston Bruins. The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced Monday that the Oilers defenseman has been suspended three games for an illegal check to the head of Vancouver Canucks forward Zack Kassian on Saturday night. As director of player safety Patrick Burke explained...
Via NESN.com
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Ference Faces Hearing For High Hit On Vancouver’s Zack Kassian (Video)

Edmonton Oilers captain Andrew Ference might be in trouble with the NHL. The NHL Department of Player Safety announced Sunday that Ference will have a hearing for his high hit on Vancouver Canucks forward Zack Kassian during Saturday night’s game in Edmonton. According to the league, Ference’s hit is being reviewed on the grounds of potentially being an illegal check to the...
Via NESN.com
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Zack Kassian Tries To Hop Into Wrong Bench During Botched Line Change (Video)

Vancouver Canucks forward Zack Kassian was an unwelcome guest on the St. Louis Blues bench Thursday night. After a mess of a line change by Vancouver, Kassian went to great lengths to ensure his team didn’t get whistled for too many men on the ice. The forward was too far away from his own bench so he figured any ol’ bench would do, as he attempted to jump into St. Louis...
Via NESN.com
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Zack Kassian Tries To Avoid ‘Too Many Men’ Penalty, Jumps Into Wrong Bench

This is a pretty hilarious blooper from Thursday night’s Canucks-Blues game in St. Louis. Vancouver... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks’ Zack Kassian Jumps Into The Wrong Bench

There is nothing better than a good old fashion sports blooper, and Vancouver Canucks forward Zack Kassian was kind enough to provide us with one. The Canucks botched a line change and the alert Kassian did what he could to get off the ice and that meant he jumped into the St. Louis Blues bench. […] The post Canucks’ Zack Kassian Jumps Into The Wrong Bench appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Zack Kassian tries to jump in the Blues bench to avoid a penalty

The Vancouver Canucks had too many men on the ice and Zack Kassian tried his best to avoid a penalty by jumping in the Blues’ bench. Though he never actually made it past the boards, Kassian received an earful from Steve Ott. Usually you see things get pretty physical when an opposing player tries to jump in your bench, but it looks like the Blues were too shocked by Kassian suddenly...
Via Frozen Notes
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks RW Zack Kassian jumps into wrong bench (Video / GIF)

Vancouver Canucks right winger Zack Kassian tried to hop into the bench after noticing his team had too many men on the ice during Thursday night's game in St. Louis. Unfortunately, Kassian apparently wasn't paying close enough attention and ended up jumping halfway into the Blues bench. Kassian caught himself once he realized his mistake, but it was obviously an extremely awkward...
Via Holdout Sports
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks top Flames behind new goalie Ryan Miller

  Ryan Miller made 23 saves to win his Vancouver debut and the Canucks beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 Wednesday night, giving new coach Willie Desjardins a victory in his first game at the helm. Zack Kassian scored for Vancouver to snap a 1-all tie early in the second period, and Radim Vrbata made it a two-goal cushion at 11:07. Vrbata's goal was initially waived off for a high stick...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Miller wins Canucks debut, 4-2 over Flames

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Ryan Miller made 23 saves to win his Vancouver debut and the Canucks beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 Wednesday night, giving new coach Willie Desjardins a victory in his first game at the helm. Zack Kassian scored for Vancouver to snap a 1-all tie early in the second period, and Radim Vrbata made it a two-goal cushion at 11:07. Vrbata's goal was initially waived...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

An open letter to some angry Oilers fans

Dear loyal fans of the Edmonton Oilers, The last time we had a little discussion like this, it was truly refreshing. I felt like a weight had been lifted from my shoulders. I had the opportunity to share my thoughts on a number of things - jersey tossing, the Lowe Must Go debacle, Craig MacTavish, and more. I've got another bone to pick with a few of you.  Not all of you,...
Via Puckrant.com
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Smacked in Oil Country; Flames/Canucks; Pat Quinn ROH

If you dare to watch the highlights: It was a night full of tears and celebration.  Legendary Oiler Ryan Smyth played his final NHL game against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night.  The night was focused around his retirement and all of his hockey related accomplishments.  On the Vancouver side, this game provided an opportunity for some of the young guys to crack the...
Via Puckrant.com
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Booth's two goals lead Canucks over slumping Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- David Booth scored two unassisted goals and Eddie Lack made 29 saves to lead the Vancouver Canucks over the Minnesota Wild 5-2 on Wednesday night. Zack Kassian, Daniel Sedin and Ryan Kesler also scored for Vancouver as the Canucks try to make a late push to overtake Phoenix and Dallas for the Western Conference's final wild-card playoff spot. Minnesota outshot...
Via Fox Sports North
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks rally past Sabres for 4-2 victory

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Zack Kassian had four assists and the Vancouver Canucks rallied to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 Sunday night.
Via FOXSports.com
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks Rumor: Zack Kassian will find a way out of Vancouver

Zack Kassian is a team first type of hockey player, but his own wants and desires, as to what his value to a team should be, will have him engage a program this off season, that will precipitate his exit from the Vancouver Canucks.Kassian was a little put off early in this season, when the club got off to a slow start, and he did not get an opportunity to play minutes with the top...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Disipline: Kassian to sit for three

Brendan Shanahan, the Director of Player Safety, for the National Hockey League has announced a three game suspension for Zack Kassian of the Vancouver Canucks, following a dangerous hit from behind, in a game earlier this week, against the Dallas Stars.Kassian is a repeat offender, and as such will sit for three games, for his hit from behind on Brenden Dillon of the Stars, late...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Without Tortorella behind bench, Canucks slip past Oilers

Rookie Kellan Lain and Zack Kassian scored and the Vancouver Canucks won their first game without suspended head coach John Tortorella in 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. The Canucks have won just three of their past 11 games. Roberto Luongo made 28 saves for the win. The Canucks were also without leading scoring Henrik Sedin, who missed his first game in...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

On the Canucks newly found mean streak

You Could Almost See It Coming It is often said that teams will mirror the personality of their coach. If you were fortunate enough to watch the Vancouver Canucks play the L.A. Kings last night, new life was breathed into that sentiment. The game itself was essentially a four point match, with the Canucks having the opportunity to leapfrog the Kings in the standings with a regulation...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks, Kings Combine For 53 Minutes Of Penalties In Wild First Period (Video)

To say that the Vancouver Canucks and Los Angeles Kings don’t like each other might be a bit of an understatement. The Pacific Division rivals squared off Monday night and they wasted no time getting after it. In what was the first of many, many penalties to come, Vancouver’s Zack Kassian was sent off for hooking just nine seconds into the game. Kassian took down Dustin Brown who...
Via NESN.com
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks’ Zack Kassian gets kicked in the face with an ice skate; 43-year-old emergency back-up gets scare

All things considered, Vancouver’s Zack Kassian got off easy last night when he became the victim of Tom Sestito’s flailing leg. Kassian, 22, left Sunday’s contest against the top-seeded Anaheim Ducks after suffering a blow to the head by his teammate’s skate boot after Sestito tried to finish a hit on his opponent. Luckily for Kassian, the blade of Sestito’s skate missed...
Via The Hockey Guys
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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