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Canucks-Flames Preview

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) The Vancouver Canucks are brimming with confidence after a season-saving win. The Calgary Flames are headed home with a chance to advance to the next round. Facing elimination on Thursday, the Canucks beat the Flames 2-1 in Game 5 to stay alive in their Western Conference playoff series. Now they are talking up the pressure on the Flames to close...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kate Upton Showed Off Some Towel Power at the Canucks Game

It was a random night of star power at the Flames-Canucks game Thursday night, as rabid hockey fans were graced by the presence of Kate Upton and William H. Macy. "Pic or it didn't happen…" Proof! @KateUpton, @WilliamHMacy, @AADaddario & @MattBarrSH, honourary #Canucks fans! pic.twitter.com/nh9HETGwZs — Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) April 24, 2015 Of course, Upton...
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Calgary Flames Overwhelmed by Canucks in Game Four, Aim to Clinch at Home

Vancouver Canucks’ Daniel Sedin (22) and Henrik Sedin (33), of Sweden, celebrate Daniel Sedin’s goal against Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller, of Switzerland, as Deryk Engelland (29) and T.J. Brodie (7) watch during the third period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Sedin scores tiebreaker to lift Canucks past Flames

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Daniel Sedin scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Vancouver Canucks avoided elimination Thursday night with a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames in Game 5 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series. Nick Bonino had the other goal for Vancouver, and Ryan Miller had 19 saves in his first start in the series after replacing...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks avoid elimination on Daniel Sedin tally in 3rd vs. Flames

  Daniel Sedin scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Vancouver Canucks avoided elimination Thursday night with a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames in Game 5 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series. Nick Bonino had the other goal for Vancouver, and Ryan Miller had 19 saves in his first start in the series after replacing Eddie Lack in Game 4. David...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Miller will start Game 5 in goal for Canucks in elimination game

  The Vancouver Canucks will turn to veteran goalie Ryan Miller for Thursday's must-win Game 5 against the Calgary Flames. Calgary leads the Western Conference series 3-1 and can close things out with a victory on the road. The 34-year-old Miller has made just one start since injuring his knee in February, but stopped all 15 shots he faced after coming on in relief of Eddie Lack...
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Ryan Miller will start Game 5 for Canucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) The Vancouver Canucks will turn to veteran goalie Ryan Miller for Thursday's must-win Game 5 against the Calgary Flames. Calgary leads the Western Conference series 3-1 and can close things out with a victory on the road. The 34-year-old Miller has made just one start since injuring his knee in February, but stopped all 15 shots he faced after coming...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Special Teams, Ferocious Fore-check and Terrific Goaltending help Calgary Flames take Game 4

  Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller, left, stares down Calgary Flames’ Mason Raymond during the second period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP) If you look at game 4 between the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks from just a statistical standpoint, both basic and...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miller or Lack? Canucks won't reveal starting goalie for Game 5

  With the Vancouver Canucks' season on the line, coach Willie Desjardins has decided on his starting goalie for Game 5 against the Calgary Flames on Thursday night. That doesn't mean he's willing to share the information. The Canucks practiced at Rogers Arena on Wednesday, a day after a 3-1 loss in Calgary put them down 3-1 in the Western Conference first-round series. Eddie Lack...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miller or Lack? Canucks won't reveal starting goalie

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) With the Vancouver Canucks' season on the line, coach Willie Desjardins has decided on his starting goalie for Game 5 against the Calgary Flames on Thursday night. That doesn't mean he's willing to share the information. The Canucks practiced at Rogers Arena on Wednesday, a day after a 3-1 loss in Calgary put them down 3-1 in the Western Conference...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames-Canucks Preview

The Calgary Flames are well aware that the most difficult win of a playoff series is the final one. Another solid performance from Jonas Hiller, however, could make that goal significantly more attainable. The Vancouver Canucks might make a change in net as they face elimination. On the brink of their first postseason series victory in more than a decade, the Flames will leave the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks: Are the Sedins playoff busts?

I remember how my dad used to say it: “there are guys that will get you to the playoffs, but not through it.” Henrik and Daniel Sedin have reputations for being great regular season players, but not performing well in the playoffs. It’s a reputation that follows Europeans, and also players who aren’t known for […] The post Vancouver Canucks: Are the Sedins playoff busts...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sad Vancouver Canucks Kid

  Look at that precious face. He knows the Canucks are done in their series against the Flames. He knew there was no coming back from a 3-1 hole in the third period, which meant the Flames would take a 3-1 series lead. He’s old enough to be filled with so much disappointment that goes back to that brutal 7-game Stanley Cup championship series in 2011 against Boston. He remembers...
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Flames handle Canucks to take 3-1 series lead

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Jiri Hudler had a goal and an assist and the Calgary Flames earned a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday. Calgary's Johnny Gaudreau scored his first playoff goal and 18-year-old rookie Sam Bennett had his second in as many games. Dennis Wideman had a pair of assists for the Flames, who split the first two games of the series in Vancouver before back...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames down Canucks in Game 4 to take commanding 3-1 series lead

  Jiri Hudler had a goal and an assist and the Calgary Flames earned a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday. Calgary's Johnny Gaudreau scored his first playoff goal and 18-year-old rookie Sam Bennett had his second in as many games. Dennis Wideman had a pair of assists for the Flames, who split the first two games of the series in Vancouver before back-to-back wins at home...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks' Burrows out for Game 4 after injury during morning skate

CALGARY, Alberta -- Vancouver Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows is out for Game 4 of the playoffs against Calgary after injuring his upper body during the morning skate. The team said on Twitter on Tuesday that he was taken to the hospital as a precaution but did not elaborate on the injury. The 34-year-old player was in obvious pain when he was hurt and left the ice quickly. Burrows...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks' Burrows out for Game 4 with upper-body injury

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Vancouver Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows is out for Game 4 of the playoffs against Calgary after injuring his upper body during the morning skate. The team said on Twitter on Tuesday that he was taken to the hospital as a precaution but did not elaborate on the injury. The 34-year-old player was in obvious pain when he was hurt and left the ice quickly....
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks’ Alex Burrows taken to hospital, will miss Game 4

  Alex Burrows was at the center of a scary scene Tuesday in Calgary.   The Vancouver Canucks forward was taken to a local hospital after suffering some sort of upper-body injury. The Canucks announced shortly after that Burrows was taken to the hospital that the forward will miss Game 4 of the Canucks’ Stanley Cup playoffs first-round series with the Flames. Burrows...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Benchwarmers – Canucks, Senators: 4/20/15

Khalil and Alex talk about their hockey teams, the Vancouver Canucks and Ottawa Senators. Have they pressed the panic button yet? The post The Benchwarmers – Canucks, Senators: 4/20/15 appeared first on The Garbage Time.
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Vancouver's Sedin twins look to get going in Game 4

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) When the Vancouver Canucks beat the Calgary Flames last Friday, their power play clicked and their top line scored. Neither of those things happened during losses in Games 1 and 3 to the Flames and the Canucks find themselves facing a 2-1 deficit in their Western Conference quarterfinal series. Game 4 is Tuesday at Calgary. ''The second game at home our power...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames-Canucks Series Getting Nasty With Another Fight-Filled Night (Videos)

If you haven’t been watching the Stanley Cup playoffs series between the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames, you’re missing one of this season’s most intense series. The Canucks and Flames have a bitter rivalry that’s escalated in recent years, and with the NHL’s new playoff seeding system, it was just a matter of time before they met in the playoffs. Thank goodness we...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames, Canucks fight again, but only Calgary comes away with win

  TJ Brodie had a goal and an assist, and the Calgary Flames beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Sunday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. Sam Bennett scored his first NHL goal, and Brandon Bollig and Sean Monahan also had goals for the Flames, who hosted a playoff game for the first time since April 2009. Game 4 is also at Calgary on Tuesday night. Shawn...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks-Flames Preview

Henrik Sedin remembers well the incident between his Vancouver Canucks and the Calgary Flames on Jan. 18, 2014. Flames coach Bob Hartley put his fourth line on the ice for the opening faceoff. Then-Canucks coach John Tortorella countered with his enforcers. A line brawl ensued two seconds after puck drop, Tortorella was suspended for trying to enter Calgary's dressing room during...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Ramp Up Emotion, Physicality in Game Two Loss

Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack, of Sweden, tangles with Calgary Flames’ Brandon Bollig as Jannik Hansen (36), of Denmark, and linesman Darren Gibbs try to break them apart during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)   Well that escalated...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Here's the line fight from last night's Flames / Canucks debacle

Matt Stajan vs Brad Richardson and Deryk Engelland vs Derek Dorsett (x2) from the Calgary Flames at Vancouver Canucks game on Apr 17, 2015.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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