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...
6 days ago  |  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
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7 days ago  |  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.
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7 days ago  |  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...
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7 days ago  |  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...
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7 days ago  |  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.
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...
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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...
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March 08, 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...
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...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks’ Zack Kassian Takes Skate to Face From Teammate During Loss to Ducks (Video)

Vancouver Canucks winger Zack Kassian caught heat earlier this season for apparently mocking a face shield worn by Edmonton Oilers center Sam Gagner. In what Oilers fans might see as karma — a high stick by Kassian broke Gagner’s jaw in the first place — it was Kassian who could have benefited from some facial protection Sunday night. The 22-year-old forward took a skate...
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Vancouver has a Zack Kassian conundrum

An Ode to Disillusionment This was supposed to be Zack Kassian‘s year. Out with Alain Vigneault and his decidedly bad reputation – earned fairly or otherwise – for developing youngsters, and in with John Tortorella; he of the excellent track record with prospects. All signs pointed to Kassian’s role increasing with the club. Over the course of the summer the media and fans...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

The Canucks after 20 games part 2! “The Indifferent!”

Better late than never, right? It’s been 12 days since I said I would deliver part two of the Canucks at 20 games. Fast forward 12 days and 6 games later (two of which I was at, one of those I don’t remember that much of) and we’ve got the Canucks after 26 games. Since part 1 went online the Canucks have played six games and won only once. Luckily for your old pal Mitch, that...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey fights of the week

Last week's edition of Hockey Fights of the Week featured several lopsided bouts. If your thirst for beatings was quenched last week, you'll be happy to know things are bit more balanced this week. Ready to judge some close scraps? Of course you are.  5. Brandon Mashinter (NYR) vs Wayne Simmonds (PHI) - Oct 24 This fight has some pretty incredible moments. First...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Chris Stewart fights Zack Kassian

Chris Stewart might be struggling offensively, but he still knows how to throw a punch. During the 3-2 OT loss to Vancouver, Stewart engaged with Zack Kassian in a fight which had one very clear winner. Though both fighters missed with the majority of their punches, Stewart landed several and made fans temporarily forget just how poorly he has performed this season.   If you...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Gameday Skate: Things to watch for in Canadiens vs. Canucks matchup on HNIC

Canucks Host Canadiens Canucks gameday links: NWSB Matchup Insight | NWSB Preview + Prediction The Vancouver Canucks will look to get back into the win column tonight against Montreal Canadiens as they continue their early season road swing tonight on Hockey Night In Canada. The Canucks were soundly beaten by the Sharks again on Thursday, and will have to adapt to a slightly new...
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October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Predictions for an unpredictable 2013 Canucks season

Window Pains Tonight is game one of a new era in Vancouver Canucks hockey. The Alain Vigneault era is over, and it featured the most spectacular highs and lows this franchise has ever seen. In a few years, we’ll properly recognize AV as the best coach the Canucks have ever seen, but for now it’s “Torts” job to clean up the mess he left behind. AV got the Canucks 90 per...
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October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

What Sam Gagner’s face looks like after a high stick

Sam Gagner's face has seen better days. The Edmonton Oilers forward suffered a broken jaw on a high-stick from Canucks forward Zack Kassian during the second period of Saturday night's game. Whereas Kassian scored an eight-game suspension for the errant stick, Gagner was on the receiving end of some misplaced teeth and a scary amount of swelling around his mouth. Gagner...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers center Sam Gagner tweets nightmarish iamge of broken jaw (pic)

  Following a hearing with the NHL’s disciplinary brass on Monday, Vancouver Canucks right-winger Zack Kassian was suspended for eight games – three presason games and the first five of the regular season — as punishment for a reckless high stick that caught Edmonton Oilers center Sam Gagner in the face during a preseason match-up between […]The post Edmonton Oilers center...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Sam Gagner tweets gruesome picture of broken jaw after vicious high-stick

After taking a vicious high-stick from the Vancouver Canucks Zack Kassian, an offense that got Kassian suspended eight games, Edmonton Oilers forward Sam Gagner tweeted a picture of his gruesomely broken jaw.  This is tough to look at and Gagner has already had surgery to repair his jaw to get him back into the lineup as soon as possible. Thank you all for the support. Excited to...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks Zack Kassian suspended five games

TSK TSK Zack In case you missed it earlier today, Canucks forward Zack Kassian was suspended 5 regular season games. Plus the rest of the preseason. WHY you ask? For his high stick that broke the jaw of Edmonton’s Sam Gagner on Saturday. “As he nears the boards Kassian comes to a spinning stop, recklessly swinging his stick and striking Gagner in the face and breaking his...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Oilers’ Sam Ganger tweets pic of *gruesomely* broken jaw

Vancouver Canucks winger Zack Kassian swung his stick at Edmonton Oilers center Sam Gagner's face, breaking his jaw. Want to see the gross photo?
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Sam Gagner posts photo of his broken jaw

Edmonton Oilers center Sam Gagner suffered a broken jaw after being nailed by a high stick from Zack Kassian during the second period of Saturday’s preseason game between the Oilers and Toronto Maple Leafs. Kassian whipped his stick around his body and whacked Gagner in the jaw with it, leaving the Oilers center with a […]
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Oilers center Sam Gagner tweets photo of nasty broken jaw

On Sunday, Edmonton Oilers center Sam Gagner suffered a broken jaw after Canucks’ winger Zack Kassian essentially slashed his face with a high stick. Gagner will be out of the Oilers lineup indefinitely, but seems to be in decent spirits despite the fact that his face is probably permanently destroyed. Thank you all for the support. Excited to come back stronger and hopefully better...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Zack Kassian Suspended Five Regular-Season Games, Remainder of Preseason for High-Stick on Sam Gagner

The effects of preseason actions continue to spill over into the regular season. Vancouver’s Zack Kassian has been suspended for the remainder of the preseason slate, as well as five regular-season games for his hit on Sam Gagner in Saturday night’s game. Kassian’s high-stick on the Oilers center resulted in Gagner losing some teeth, in addition to suffering a broken jaw....
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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