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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
12 hours 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
Via Next Impulse Sports
19 hours 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.
Via Diehardsport
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Zack Kassian jumps into the wrong bench

There was a very funny moment from tonight's game between the Vancouver Canucks and St. Louis Blues. Forward Zack Kassian jumped into the opponent's bench, after noticing the Canucks had too-many-men on the ice. 
Via Talk Hockey
22 hours 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...
Via Frozen Notes
23 hours 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...
Via Holdout Sports
23 hours 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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Zack Kassian happy with new deal; vows ‘I can do more’

As a restricted free agent without salary arbitration rights, Vancouver Canuck forward Zack Kassian had a choice to make: wait all summer to try for a few more dollars, or sign now and get on with his life. He chose the latter and agreed Thursday night to a two-year, $3.5 million contract. The formal announcement was made Friday. Kassian will receive $1.5 million in the first year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks beat Kings 2-1, stave off playoff elimination

The Vancouver Canucks must have felt like they were California Dreaming. They actually beat the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night. The Canucks came from behind to defeat the Kings 2-1 at Rogers Arena and keep their extremely slim playoff hopes flickering for at least another day. Brad Richardson scored the winner, on a set-up from linemate Zack Kassian, at 18:37 of the third...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Wrong System In Vancouver

from Ed Willes of the Vancouver Province, This season, Tortorella has attempted to turn them into a grinding, shot-blocking, defensive-first team — which is fine if you’ve got the personnel of, say, a Los Angeles or St. Louis. But the Canucks don’t and their attempts to play that way have been a disaster. Defensively, they’re eighth in the West in goals allowed and tied...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks find success against Wild, 5-2, for third straight win

When David Booth is scoring goals and Alex Edler is preventing them, when Zack Kassian is driving the attack and Brad Richardson leading forwards in ice time, anything seems possible for the Vancouver Canucks. Even a three-game winning streak. An 11-game winning streak to close out the National Hockey League regular season and possibly put the Canucks in the playoffs? Well, let...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 27, 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

Canucks' Kassian banned three games for boarding

Vancouver Canucks forward Zack Kassian has been suspended for three games, without pay, for boarding Dallas Stars defenseman Brenden Dillon during NHL Game No. 944 in Dallas on Thursday, March 6, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today. Kassian is considered a repeat offender under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Zack Kassian Suspended For 3 Games

Here is the suspension video...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Zack Kassian Has A Hearing Today For This Hit On Brenden Dillon

The NHL has announced Zack Kassian of the Vancouver Canucks will have a hearing today for this hit on Brenden Dillon of the Dallas Stars.  I do believe it is hearing via a phone call. Kassian received 5 for boarding and a game, the Canucks lost 6-1. via Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News, On the Brendan Dillon injury (Lindy Ruff): “I was relieved to get him back...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Zack Kassian showing Canucks signs of maturity

Zack Kassian turns 23 on Friday and it’s probably not a coincidence that the Vancouver Canucks winger is showing signs that he is beginning to get what it takes to be a NHL regular. Kassian did a couple of nice things in Tuesday night’s 2-1 win in Edmonton over the Oilers. For starters, he scored what proved to be the winning goal when he snapped a shot that beat Edmonton goalie...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks Win 8th Straight, Canucks 9-1 Loss Is Worst Ever

((HT: Sportsnet))There really isn't a whole lot to say...Vancouver was gawd awful and the game degraded completely in a hurry...Here's the highlights... And the fights in the third that gave the Canucks 58 minutes of penalties in the period... Tom Sestito, Jannik Hansen and Zack Kassian all got misconduct penalties with 7:11 to play. Kevin Bieksa wasn't far behind......
Via Online Sports Guys
January 16, 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 find positives in Tom Sestito, Zack Kassian

Amid the rubble of another late-game collapse, Vancouver Canuck head coach John Tortorella suggested he would try to seek the positives because, well, what the hell else was there to do? We think we found two for him: Tom Sestito and Zack Kassian. The big men both played like big men in the same game, on the same night, against the Pittsburgh Penguins and nearly made a difference...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 09, 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

Zack Kassian, mocker of face shields, takes a skate to the face

Your browser does not support iframes. You remember Zack Kassian of the Vancouver Canucks, right? He’s the guy who broke the jaw of Edmonton Oilers forward Sam Gagner with a high stick this preseason, then later taunted Gagner for wearing a protective face shield. Well, on Sunday night Kassian probably wished he was the one who had a little bit of facial protection, as he took...
Via The Nosebleeds
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...
Via NESN.com
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Has Zack Kassian been naughty or nice this season?

  We are almost halfway through the 2013-14 NHL season and it’s time for media outlets to come out with their midway report cards. David Ebner from the Globe and Mail wrote one where he wasn’t completely complimentary of Zack Kassian’s season thus far. From Ebner: Misses: Zack Kassian, David Booth A project and a weird dude, neither has delivered anything close to what the...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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