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Blues bracing for considerable challenge after recent woes against Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks are stumbling as they attempt to solidify their hold on an advantageous spot in the standings. The St. Louis Blues have fared even worse in their pursuit of home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs and would appear to face a considerable challenge Monday night given their recent woes against Vancouver. The Canucks (43-27-5) have dropped their past...
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Canucks-Blues Preview

The Vancouver Canucks are stumbling as they attempt to solidify their hold on an advantageous spot in the standings. The St. Louis Blues have fared even worse in their pursuit of home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs and would appear to face a considerable challenge Monday night given their recent woes against Vancouver. The Canucks (43-27-5) have dropped their past...
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Klingberg scores in overtime as Stars topple Canucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- John Klingberg scored 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night. Jamie Benn, Patrick Eaves, and Tyler Seguin scored in regulation for the Stars, while Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves. Eddie Lack stopped 36 shots for the Canucks, who got goals from Nick Bonino, Chris Higgins and Radim Vrbata. Christopher...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Klingberg wins game in overtime as Stars topple Canucks

  John Klingberg scored 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night. Jamie Benn, Patrick Eaves, and Tyler Seguin scored in regulation for the Stars, while Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves. Eddie Lack stopped 36 shots for the Canucks, who got goals from Nick Bonino, Chris Higgins and Radim Vrbata. Christopher Tanev recorded his first two-point...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Klingberg scores in overtime as Stars topple Canucks 4-3

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) John Klingberg scored 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night. Jamie Benn, Patrick Eaves, and Tyler Seguin scored in regulation for the Stars, while Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves. Eddie Lack stopped 36 shots for the Canucks, who got goals from Nick Bonino, Chris Higgins and Radim Vrbata. Christopher...
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Puck Dumps 3/28/15

  What everyone is talking aboutIt’s barely past noon and they are already playing hockey! It’s a big game for the final spot in the playoffs, but also big for the Rangers. They have already clinched a spot, but they are giving Henrik Lundkvist a chance to test out his ice legs now that he is back from injury. It’s not going well for him. ESPN, NBC, NHL.com ScoreboardMinnesota...
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Stars-Canucks Preview

A strong second half has the Vancouver Canucks primed to rejoin the postseason, but the ultra-competitive Western Conference won't afford them any comfort the rest of the way. With a slight cushion in the playoff race, the Canucks face off Saturday night with the Dallas Stars, whose desperate late-season push suffered a near-fatal hit their last time out. Vancouver (43-27-4) has...
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Avalanche end 3-game skid, top Canucks 4-1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Gabriel Landeskog and Alex Tanguay each had a goal and an assist, and Reto Berra made 33 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche past the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night. Jarome Iginla also scored and Ryan O'Reilly added two assists as Colorado snapped a three-game losing streak. John Mitchell added a late empty-net goal. Yannick Weber scored...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche-Canucks Preview

It was about this time last season that the Vancouver Canucks had won three straight with slim hopes to continue the surge into one of the final Western Conference playoff spots. The Colorado Avalanche ended the winning streak and the Canucks concluded the season with losses in six of eight, finishing well out of contention. They're again in position for a fourth straight win Thursday...
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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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vrbata scores twice, adds assist to help Canucks beat Jets

  Radim Vrbata had two goals and an assist, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 on Tuesday night. Henrik Sedin had an empty-net goal and two assists for the Canucks, who have won three in a row. Chris Higgins and Yannick Weber also scored, and Eddie Lack had 26 saves. Vancouver (43-26-4), which also got two assists from Daniel Sedin, is second in the Pacific Division...
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Vrbata helps Canucks beat Jets 5-2

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Radim Vrbata had two goals and an assist, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 on Tuesday night. Henrik Sedin had an empty-net goal and two assists for the Canucks, who have won three in a row. Chris Higgins and Yannick Weber also scored, and Eddie Lack had 26 saves. Vancouver (43-26-4), which also got two assists from Daniel Sedin...
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Canucks sign defenseman Tanev to 5-year extension

  The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenseman Chris Tanev to a five-year contract extension Tuesday. Tanev has 16 points on two goals and 14 assists this season and is signed through 2021. ''Chris has developed into an excellent NHL defenseman and is an extremely important part of our team,'' Canucks GM Jim Benning said in a statement. ''He's a player you want on the ice in the...
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Canucks sign Tanev to 5-year extension

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenseman Chris Tanev to a five-year contract extension Tuesday. Tanev has 16 points on two goals and 14 assists this season and is signed through 2021. ''Chris has developed into an excellent NHL defenseman and is an extremely important part of our team,'' Canucks GM Jim Benning said in a statement. ''He's a player...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Goal of the Night: Oliver Ekman-Larsson

We’re going coast-to-coast! Ok, well we aren’t, but Oliver Ekman-Larsson did! Sunday night against the Vancouver Canucks, Ekman-Larsson took the puck the whole length of the ice on an outstanding individual effort to put one behind Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom and tie the score at 1. Watch Ekman-Larsson go! The post Goal of the Night: Oliver Ekman-Larsson appeared first on...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Edler scores on deflection to help Canucks beat Coyotes

  For the second straight game, Arizona Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith was the victim of a puck bouncing off the back of a player into his own net. This time, it was his own back -- no way to celebrate his 33rd birthday -- and it allowed the Vancouver Canucks to avoid a second damaging loss to one of the NHL's worst teams. Alexander Edler's shot glanced off the post and deflected...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Edler's late goal helps Canucks sneak past Coyotes 3-1

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Alexander Edler's shot glanced off the post and bounced off goaltender Mike Smith's back and in with 3:13 left to snap a tie, and the Vancouver Canucks avoided a second tough loss to Arizona with a 3-1 victory Sunday. A day after a stirring win in Los Angeles, the Canucks had hit the post four previous times while Smith stopped 41 shots in a remarkable performance...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks-Coyotes Preview

The Vancouver Canucks opened the weekend with a crucial divisional victory and can further stabilize their playoff position by winning the second of the back-to-back set. The Canucks will chase the sweep Sunday night against the Arizona Coyotes, whose only win in nearly six weeks came at Vancouver's expense. Vancouver (41-26-4) defeated Los Angeles 4-1 on Saturday to extend its lead...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Eddie Lack wants to fight Jonathan Quick

Jonathan Quick took exception to Henrik Sedin pursuing a loose puck. As we’ve seen in the past, that means punches from the Kings goaltender. This time his opposing netminder, Eddie Lack, skated to center ice and challenged Quick to come out and meet him. Quick declined. The post Video: Eddie Lack wants to fight Jonathan Quick appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Eddie Lack wants to fight Jonathan Quick

Jonathan Quick took exception to Henrik Sedin pursuing a loose puck. As we’ve seen in the past, that means punches from the Kings goaltender. This time his opposing netminder, Eddie Lack, skated to center ice and challenged Quick to come out and meet him. Quick declined. The post Video: Eddie Lack wants to fight Jonathan Quick appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Bloguin Best
7 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Canucks rally in 3rd to top Kings 4-1

Radim Vrbata set up the tying goal by Nick Bonino in the second period and scored the go-ahead goal during a 5-on-3 power play in the third, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday. Eddie Lack made 25 saves for Vancouver. The Kings, who have 11 games left, could have tied Vancouver for second place in the Pacific Division with a regulation...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vrbata sparks Canucks' rally in third to get past Kings

  Radim Vrbata set up the tying goal by Nick Bonino in the second period and scored the go-ahead goal during a 5-on-3 power play in the third, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday. Eddie Lack made 25 saves for Vancouver. The Kings, who have 11 games left, could have tied Vancouver for second place in the Pacific Division with a regulation...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks rally in 3rd to top Kings 4-1

LOS ANGELES (AP) Radim Vrbata set up the tying goal by Nick Bonino in the second period and scored the go-ahead goal during a 5-on-3 power play in the third, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday. Eddie Lack made 25 saves for Vancouver. The Kings, who have 11 games left, could have tied Vancouver for second place in the Pacific Division...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets try to end woes vs. Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks are hoping a healthy and rested Alexandre Burrows can make a difference in the tight Western Conference playoff race. Keeping him on their top line could be the key. Burrows will look to build on one of his best performances of the season Thursday night when the Canucks try to continue their dominance of the Columbus Blue Jackets. Vancouver (40-25-4) is second...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets-Canucks Preview

The Vancouver Canucks are hoping a healthy and rested Alexandre Burrows can make a difference in the tight Western Conference playoff race. Keeping him on their top line could be the key. Burrows will look to build on one of his best performances of the season Thursday night when the Canucks try to continue their dominance of the Columbus Blue Jackets. Vancouver (40-25-4) is second...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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