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Canucks assign center Bo Horvat to AHL Utica

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) The Vancouver Canucks have assigned center Bo Horvat to the Utica Comets of the American Hockey League on a conditioning assignment. Horvat, 19, had one goal in five preseason games with the Canucks. Last season he appeared in 54 games for the Ontario Hockey League's London Knights. He had a career-high 74 points (30 goals, 44 assists) and 36...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flaws In Vancouver’s Game

from Tony Gallagher of the Vancouver Province, While the television folks pontificating from Toronto were all exercised over the selection of Eddie Lack over Ryan Miller as the starting goalie for coach Willie Desjardins, this first kick in the stones from the reality of life in the real NHL illustrated a number of real issues with which the Canucks must deal. First and...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks Clicking Early

#456885212 / There may not have been a team more eager to start this season then the Vancouver Canucks. Last season was a collective failure for Vancouver as they missed the playoffs for the first time since 2008. Team management brought in a new head coach in Willie Desjardins as well as a new general manager in Jim Benning. With their coaching staff in place, the...
Via Beyond The Benches
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Canucks 2 Oilers 0: Ryan Miller makes 28 saves for 30th career shutout

Many of the Canucks showed up creaking with rust after five days without a game. But not Ryan Miller. The Canucks goaltender was excellent from the opening face-off and had the answer to every Oiler shot attempt, stopping all 28 to record his 30th career shutout and first as a Canuck. Miller kept a very desperate Oilers team at bay long enough for the Canucks to solve their much...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stewart overcomes childhood deafness

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Before this year's NHL draft, Mackenze Stewart was just hoping to get a tryout with a club, thinking it unlikely that his name would be called. But Stewart's determination to overcome being born deaf convinced the Vancouver Canucks to take a chance on him in his second and final year of draft eligibility. The Canucks chose him with their...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks' Henrik Sedin gives stick to young fan struck by puck

A rough night for a young Canucks fan was made a little better thanks to Vancouver center Henrik Sedin.  The fan -- sporting a Canucks jersey during a match with the Oilers in Edmonton -- was struck by a puck late in the second period, and appeared to be bleeding as he was escorted from the arena to be treated.  Canucks players took notice of the fan's injury, and Sedin stepped...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks sellout streak to end at 474 games

The home sellout streak for the Vancouver Canucks is about to end. The Canucks anticipate their streak will officially end when the club hosts the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, October 18th. The streak, which began in 2002, will conclude after an incredible 474 games. Recognizing the streak’s days were numbered, the Canucks Tweeted out a fun graphic paying tribute to all of...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks Injury Update: Bo Horvat practices with the team for first time since shoulder injury

It looks as though the Vancouver Canucks 2013 first round pick could be making his regular season debut soon. According to NBCSports ProHockeyTalk, Canucks center Bo Horvat will be available to head coach Willie Desjardins if needed after practicing with the team for the first time since suffering a shoulder injury.#181640967 / gettyimages.comHorvat has recovered from a shoulder...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

No More “Dread” In Vancouver

from Jason Botchford of the Vancouver Province, The team looks more skilled, though it does appears to be lacking speed and size. No one will have any grasp on what that equation really means until the Canucks return from their three-game road trip which ends in Denver next week. You see, it’s been 10 years since back-to-back Ws against Alberta teams meant, well, anything...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks Start On a High Note

The Vancouver Canucks are 2-0-0 to start the season. They opened the season with a 4-2 win in Calgary, then followed it up with a comeback win versus the Oilers.  Some have impressed, and some have been disappointing so far. Today we look at who needs to step up, and who has created this season. […]
Via The Hockey Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Vancouver Canucks Are Fun Again

from David Ebner of the Globe and Mail, The team is, two games in, revived, and the score sheet on Saturday complimented new general manager Jim Benning’s off-season. Three of the four scorers are new players, just as Linden had hoped new faces would drum up fun. Then there’s the Sedins. They had their worst season in a decade under Tortorella and now have eight points between...
Via Kukla's Korner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Sedin scores one-handed empty net goal (Video)

Vancouver Canucks center Henrik Sedin scored a one-handed empty net goal while sliding down the ice on his backside to wrap up Wednesday night's 4-2 victory over Calgary in their NHL season opener.Sedin approached the empty net after skating around two Flames defenders.  Despite being knocked onto his rear end, he kept control of the puck by kicking it before guiding the puck...
Via Holdout Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

All That Has Transpired: Vancouver Canucks

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects.  Today, we take a look at the Vancouver Canucks. Photo Credit: Jenelle Schneider Additions Radim Vrbata Nick Bonino Derek Dorsett Jake Virtanen Jared McCann Luca Sbisa Ryan Miller Subtractions Ryan Kesler Mike Santorelli David Booth Zac Dalpe Jason Garrison...
Via The PensNation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Vancouver paper apologizes for insensitive Subban caption

Jordan Subban did something pretty cool Tuesday night, but his impressive feat was overshadowed by a questionable choice from a local newspaper. The Vancouver Canucks forward wasted no time making quite an impact, as he ended up scoring a goal on his first shot of his first shift. Although it was only a preseason game, the goal marked the first in the NHL for the 2013 fourth-round...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Subban smashed his face on a hotel door

If you’re not familiar with Jordan Subban, he is the younger brother of Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban and Boston Bruins goaltender Malcolm Subban. Or, as you may know him now, the Subban brother who looks like Lloyd from Dumb & Dumber. The youngest Subban, who is a defenseman in the Vancouver Canucks organization, had a little mishap during the NHL’s rookie tournament...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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