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Jersey Fouls of the Week: McBeer creates a 'Virus'

Jersey Fouls of the Week: McBeer creates a 'Virus'

yahoo.com Updated May 16
Jersey Fouls can be found anywhere. You can find one at a game! You can find one on a plane! Or you can find one at the World Championships, or a rock concert. The above photo was snapped at U2’s show at Vancouver’s Roger’s Arena. If it was seen at a Ca…
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  • Memorial Cup preview: How each team wins or loses

    Memorial Cup preview: How each team wins or loses

    We know our four teams for the Memorial Cup now. Thanks to Oshawa’s ousting of Connor McDavid and the Erie Otters, the Generals will represent the OHL, joining Kelowna of the WHL, plus Quebec (the hosts) and Rimouski in the QMJHL. So who is favored to w…
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  • Canucks sign defenceman Jordan Subban to entry-level contract

    Canucks sign defenceman Jordan Subban to entry-level contract

    NHL.com May 14
    VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenceman Jordan Subban to an entry-level contract. The 20-year-old Toronto native led the Ontario Hockey League's Belleville Bulls in goals (25), power-play goals (eight), and points (52) in 63 ...
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  • John Tortorella wants to coach in the NHL next season

    John Tortorella wants to coach in the NHL next season

    In May 2013, coach John Tortorella was let go by the New York Rangers. One year later, May 2014, he was fired by the Canucks following one season behind the Vancouver bench. Now, in May 2015, news comes that Tortorella is looking at getting back into th…
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  • Sens sign NCAA free agent O’Connor, land new big body – & b…

    Sens sign NCAA free agent O’Connor, land new big body – & big brain – for crowded crease

    For weeks, speculation has built as to the destination of Boston University goaltender Matt O’Connor, an unrestricted free agent highly-regarded and hotly pursued by a number of NHL teams. The 23-year-old made his decision early Saturday afternoon, reje…
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  • How to snuff out a superstar

    How to snuff out a superstar

    The Oshawa Generals knew they had a tall task on their hands. Facing Erie in the OHL final, the Gens had to figure out a way to stop Otters superstar Connor McDavid, who came into Game 1 with a dizzying 42 points in 15 playoff games. At the end of the n…
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  • Jersey Fouls of the Week: Dales and Gronks and Canucks

    Jersey Fouls of the Week: Dales and Gronks and Canucks

    yahoo.com May 8
    Sometimes you just have a week when you find jersey fouls with a totally random theme from another sport. And by sometimes I mean, basically never. But we did over the past seven days, oh boy did we ever. So when you think of fanbases that happen to be …
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  • Oklahoma City wins 6th-longest game in AHL history over Utica

    Oklahoma City wins 6th-longest game in AHL history over Utica

    yahoo.com May 8
    Hey, remember Jacob Markstrom? The goalie who couldn’t break through in Florida, was traded to Vancouver in the Roberto Luongo deal and then couldn’t break through with the Canucks, eventually getting dropped through waivers to the AHL? Well, he made 66…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Defensive changes coming for Canucks, Sharks

    Rumor Roundup: Defensive changes coming for Canucks, Sharks

    The Vancouver Canucks’ season ended less than two weeks ago, but speculation over their off-season plans keeps percolating in the Vancouver media. The status of their blueline remains the hot topic. Ed Willes of The Province believes something’s got to …
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  • The five craziest free agent offer sheets in NHL history

    The five craziest free agent offer sheets in NHL history

    The St. Louis Blues and GM Doug Armstrong have made no bones about it: whatever the price is for Vladimir Tarasenko, they’re willing to pay. In the end, that could come down to matching an offer sheet. If the Blues can’t get Tarasenko, a restricted free…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Could Dion Phaneuf become an Oiler?

    Rumor Roundup: Could Dion Phaneuf become an Oiler?

    Could the Edmonton Oilers have interest in Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf? Sportsnet’s Damien Cox claims former Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli had interest in the 30-year-old Phaneuf prior to this season’s trade deadline. With Chiarelli n…
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  • Are Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry best 1-2 draft punch in NHL hi…

    Are Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry best 1-2 draft punch in NHL history?

    When fans of the Anaheim Ducks watch games such as Thursday night’s thrashing of the Calgary Flames in Game 1 of their playoff series, there’s a good chance they thank their lucky stars that Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry are under contract for the next f…
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  • Canadian clubs help NHL post big ratings in first round of play…

    Canadian clubs help NHL post big ratings in first round of playoffs

    Thanks to the Montreal Canadiens, Calgary Flames, Ottawa Senators, Vancouver Canucks and Winnipeg Jets, the NHL saw a first-round boost in their TV ratings of almost 40 percent over last season. According to The Canadian Press‘ Bill Brioux, Canadian rat…
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  • Canucks sign forward Labate to contract

    Canucks sign forward Labate to contract

    NHL.com Apr 30
    Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have signed forward Joseph LaBate. LaBate, 22, finished second on the Wisconsin Badgers in scoring, registering 18 points (6-12-18) and 46 penalt...
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  • After playoff loss to Flames, Canucks' brass plans on staying t…

    After playoff loss to Flames, Canucks' brass plans on staying the course

    NHL.com Apr 29
    VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks plan on staying the course next season. President of hockey operations Trevor Linden, general manager Jim Benning and head coach Willie Desjardins held their end-of-season briefing with the media today. Th...
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  • Eulogy: Remembering the 2014-15 Vancouver Canucks

    Eulogy: Remembering the 2014-15 Vancouver Canucks

    yahoo.com Apr 28
    (Ed. Note: As the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue, we're bound to lose some friends along the journey. We've asked for these losers, gone but not forgotten, to be eulogized by the people who knew the teams best: The bloggers and fans who hate them the mos…
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  • Prospect Hot List: Jack Eichel suiting up for Team USA again

    Prospect Hot List: Jack Eichel suiting up for Team USA again

    Once again, Team USA has won the world under-18s thanks to a roster made up almost entirely of NTDP kids. Though one interesting takeaway from the tourney was goaltending. The Americans went with underager Evan Sarthou of WHL Tri-City, while Canada had …
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  • Canucks defenceman Dan Hamuis named to Canada's roster for IIHF…

    Canucks defenceman Dan Hamuis named to Canada's roster for IIHF world championship

    NHL.com Apr 27
    CALGARY - Vancouver Canucks defenceman Dan Hamuis will play for Canada at the 2015 IIHF world championship. Jim Nill, general manager of Canada's national men's team, made the announcement on Monday — two days after Hamuis and his Canucks wer...
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  • Flames goalie Hiller to start Game 1 against Ducks

    Flames goalie Hiller to start Game 1 against Ducks

    NHL.com Apr 27
    Goalie Jonas Hiller will start for the Calgary Flames in Game 1 of the Western Conference Second Round against the Anaheim Ducks, Flames coach Bob Hartley said Monday. Hiller started all six first-round games against the Vancouver Canucks. He h...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Penguins, Jets, Canucks all face changes in off-…

    Rumor Roundup: Penguins, Jets, Canucks all face changes in off-season

    As the opening round of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs draws to a close, speculation is slowly emerging over the off-season plans of several eliminated teams. The early playoff exit of the Pittsburgh Penguins by the New York Rangers suggests significant …
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  • RIP Marcel Pronovost; Isles-Caps Game 7; Price gets pranked (Pu…

    RIP Marcel Pronovost; Isles-Caps Game 7; Price gets pranked (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Apr 27
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . Accurate depiction of this #Flames…
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  • Calgary Philharmonic salutes Flames' first-round win during enc…

    Calgary Philharmonic salutes Flames' first-round win during encore (Video)

    yahoo.com Apr 27
    The city of Calgary spent Saturday night celebrating the Flames’ series-clinching win over the Vancouver Canucks. Fans took to the streets with giant cut-out heads of Bob Hartley, Brian Burke and players as the party on the Red Mile went all night. Whil…
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  • How fast can the Vancouver Canucks re-tool for the future?

    How fast can the Vancouver Canucks re-tool for the future?

    If Vancouver’s first-round series loss to underdog Calgary proved anything, it’s that the Canucks have some work to do if they hope to return to the upper echelons of the Western Conference. As is stands now, the franchise is in a bit of limbo, since th…
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  • Video - Kings Blank Canucks 00:43

    Kings Blank Canucks

    Mar 12
    Tyler Toffoli scored his 20th goal of the season, while Jonathan Quick had 19 saves in Los Angeles' 4-0 win over Vancouver.
  • Video - Playoff Battle In Pacific Division 01:37

    Playoff Battle In Pacific Division

    Mar 10
    With the Ducks running away with the division title, there could be four teams, including the defending champion Kings, battling for just two playoff spots.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 10:33

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 10
    Jim Basquil and Scott Burnside look ahead to the final month of the regular season, the tight playoff race in the Pacific division and, with Mark Giordano out for the season, the new front-runner for the Norris Trophy.
  • Video - Canucks Edge Ducks 01:14

    Canucks Edge Ducks

    Mar 9
    Zack Kassian scored his 10th goal of the season in the third period to help the Canucks beat the Ducks 2-1.

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