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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

Sharks-Canucks Preview

The Vancouver Canucks felt so good about their current roster that they didn't feel the need to make a major move at the trade deadline despite goaltender Ryan Miller being on the shelf for an extended period. A seemingly minor acquisition has already helped the San Jose Sharks improve their playoff hopes. Vancouver seeks a fourth victory in five tries while looking to avoid a seventh...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Ryan Reaves reaches over the officials to punch Zack Kassian

Zack Kassian punched Ryan Reaves and then probably thought he was safe when the officials came in to break things up. Reaves had the last laugh as he reached over the officials and decked Kassian in the face. Both men earned two-minute roughing penalties and 10-minute misconducts. Reaves vs Kassian #stlblues pic.twitter.com/2zo7uoUp7U — Daniel Doelling (@Daniel_Doelling) March...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Ryan Reaves reaches over the officials to punch Zack Kassian

Zack Kassian punched Ryan Reaves and then probably thought he was safe when the officials came in to break things up. Reaves had the last laugh as he reached over the officials and decked Kassian in the face. Both men earned two-minute roughing penalties and 10-minute misconducts. Reaves vs Kassian #stlblues pic.twitter.com/2zo7uoUp7U — Daniel Doelling (@Daniel_Doelling) March...
Via Bloguin Best
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Lack stops 40 for Canucks in win at Boston

BOSTON (AP) Zack Kassian broke a 1-1 tie with a goal early in the third period and Eddie Lack preserved the lead with 13 of his 40 saves in the final period for the Vancouver Canucks in a 2-1 win over the struggling Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. Daniel and Henrik Sedin both picked up assists on the tiebreaking goal 6:47 into the third as the Canucks beat the struggling Bruins...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Lack stops 40, Kassian nets winner as Canucks edge Bruins

  Zack Kassian broke a 1-1 tie with a goal early in the third period and Eddie Lack preserved the lead with 13 of his 40 saves in the final period for the Vancouver Canucks in a 2-1 win over the struggling Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. Daniel and Henrik Sedin both picked up assists on the tiebreaking goal 6:47 into the third as the Canucks beat the struggling Bruins for the second...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Unable To Capitalize On Scoring Chances In 2-1 Loss To Canucks

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins controlled the majority of puck possession and created many quality scoring chances Tuesday night against the Vancouver Canucks at TD Garden. But like so many previous games this season, the B’s were unable to finish these chances and lost 2-1. The Bruins return to game action Friday night against the New Jersey Devils in the first matchup of a back...
Via NESN.com
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

2014-15 Fantasy Hockey: Week 19 Waiver Wire

View image | gettyimages.com We’re in the final stretch of the season. With only a few weeks left, fantasy owners are looking for players who can help carry their team into the playoffs. The waiver wire becomes more and more important this time of year, and finding players with good fantasy value from now till the end of the season becomes even harder. Let’s take a look at...
Via The Fantasy Fix
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Lack lifts Canucks to 4-0 shutout of Islanders

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Eddie Lack made 27 saves in relief of an injured Ryan Miller and the Vancouver Canucks beat the New York Islanders 4-0 on Sunday. Zack Kassian, Radim Vrbata and Bo Horvat scored in the second period for Vancouver, which kept pace in the tight Western Conference playoff race. The 34-year-old Miller, in his first season with the Canucks, left with an apparent...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks-Islanders Preview

The Vancouver Canucks are hoping their latest defeat is simply a speed bump after a promising start to their Northeast trip. The Canucks will try to regain some momentum Sunday night against the Metropolitan Division-leading New York Islanders. Vancouver (33-22-3) opened its five-game swing with a shootout win over the Rangers on Thursday, but followed with an ugly 4-2 loss at New...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Matthias hat trick leads Canucks to win over Bruins

  Shawn Matthias scored the first hat trick of his career Friday night as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Boston Bruins 5-2. Radim Vrbata and Jannik Hansen, into an empty net, had the other goals for Vancouver, while Zack Kassian added two assists. Ryan Miller made 21 saves to get the win in his 600th NHL game. Patrice Bergeron and Chris Kelly replied for Boston, which got 20...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Miller makes 31 saves, Canucks blank Penguins 5-0

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Ryan Miller made 31 saves for his sixth shutout of the season and 35th of his career, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night. Alexandre Burrows had a goal and an assist, and Bo Horvat, Shawn Matthias, Zack Kassian and Daniel Sedin each also scored for Vancouver. Radim Vrbata added two assists...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 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

Vancouver Canucks need a trade to keep up

Trade winds are blowing as days end and March 2 creeps closer. Alex Burrows, Zack Kassian, Chris Higgins and Alex Edler are some names being thrown around right now by reporters, annalists and yes some general managers as well. But what’s the instigator of the desire by fans for a trade? The Vancouver Canucks have […] The post Vancouver Canucks need a trade to keep up appeared...
Via Along the Boards
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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
November 28, 2014  |  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

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 Garbage Time
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, he...
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

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
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