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Prust was 'in shock' after trade to Canucks: report

Prust was 'in shock' after trade to Canucks: report

NHL.com Updated Jul 3 (2 days ago)
Forward Brandon Prust was vacationing with his fiancée in Rome this week when he got the news he was traded to the Vancouver Canucks by the Montreal Canadiens. "Funny, I saw the headline [July 1 on Twitter], 'Zack Kassian traded to the Canadien...
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  • Canucks invite giant 6-foot-9 goaltender to development camp (P…

    Canucks invite giant 6-foot-9 goaltender to development camp (Photos)

    yahoo.com Jul 3 (2 days ago)
    The Vancouver Canucks have a big name on their development camp roster. It’s John McLean – who is of no relation to the former Devils coach/player because his name is spelled differently. He’s a 6-foot-9 goaltender – which is freaking huge!. Game change…
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  • Ducks sign Bieksa to two-year contract extension

    Ducks sign Bieksa to two-year contract extension

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Jul 2 (3 days ago)
    The Ducks have signed defenseman Kevin Bieksa to a two-year contract extension through the 2017-18 NHL season. Per club policy, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed. Bieksa, 34 (6/16/81), was acquired from the Vancouver Canucks in exch...
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  • Vancouver Canucks fire assistant GMs, director of player person…

    Vancouver Canucks fire assistant GMs, director of player personnel

    thehockeynews.com Jul 2 (3 days ago)
    Days after the Vancouver Canucks parted ways with defenseman Kevin Bieksa and goaltender Eddie Lack and less than 24 hours after trading winger Zack Kassian, the club has announced it’s making changes to its front office. The Canucks announced Thursday …
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  • Canucks make sweeping front-office changes, firing Gilman, Henn…

    Canucks make sweeping front-office changes, firing Gilman, Henning, Crawford

    NHL.com Jul 2 (3 days ago)
    VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks cleaned out their front office, firing assistant general managers Laurence Gilman and Lorne Henning and director of player personnel Eric Crawford. Canucks president Trevor Linden announced the three were rel...
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  • Edmonton big winner, insanity big loser in Free Agent Frenzy

    Edmonton big winner, insanity big loser in Free Agent Frenzy

    thehockeynews.com Jul 1 (4 days ago)
    The same day Connor McDavid wore his Edmonton Oiler colors for the first time ever on the ice, his bosses were upstairs going about the process of giving him some legitimate NHL players to surround him. It’s difficult, nay impossible, to declare the win…
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  • Canadiens trade Brandon Prust to Canucks for Zack Kassian

    Canadiens trade Brandon Prust to Canucks for Zack Kassian

    thehockeynews.com Jul 1 (4 days ago)
    The Montreal Canadiens knew they need to get bigger and stronger at forward, so it’s no surprise to see them trade for a massive winger on Wednesday. The fact it was Zack Kassian, however, may raise an eyebrow or two. Kassian, 24, was a first-round pick…
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  • Francois Beauchemin signs 3-year deal with Avalanche

    Francois Beauchemin signs 3-year deal with Avalanche

    yahoo.com Jul 1 (5 days ago)
    Guess we know who set the market rate for Francois Beauchemin. The free-agent defenseman’s agent said that his client had a 3-year deal on the table from a suitor. That was too rich for the Anaheim Ducks’ blood, and they opted to trade for Kevin Bieksa …
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  • Canucks defenseman Weber re-signs for one year

    Canucks defenseman Weber re-signs for one year

    NHL.com Jul 1 (5 days ago)
    The Vancouver Canucks re-signed defenseman Yannick Weber to a one-year contract, the club announced Wednesday. TSN reported the contract is worth $1.5 million. Weber, 26, had 11 goals and 21 points with the Canucks in 2014-15. Five of the goal...
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  • CHL Import Draft: who is coming over?

    CHL Import Draft: who is coming over?

    thehockeynews.com Jun 30 (5 days ago)
    The CHL’s Import Draft was held today, giving every major junior team on the continent a chance to pick up some prime European talent. Franchises are allowed to play two Euros on their roster, but no goaltenders. Teams that have a European player taken …
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  • Canucks re-sign Markstrom to two-year contract

    Canucks re-sign Markstrom to two-year contract

    NHL.com Jun 29 (6 days ago)
    The Vancouver Canucks re-signed goaltender Jacob Markstrom to a two-year contract, general manager Jim Benning announced Monday. The contract will average $1.55 million per season, ESPN's Pierre LeBrun reported. Markstrom, 25, played three g...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Kessel, Skinner, Sharp & Bieksa trade buzz

    Rumor Roundup: Kessel, Skinner, Sharp & Bieksa trade buzz

    The 2015 NHL draft saw its share of trade activity involving established NHL players. Among the notables to change teams were Dougie Hamilton (Boston to Calgary), Milan Lucic (Boston to Los Angeles), Ryan O’Reilly (Colorado to Buffalo) and Carl Hagelin …
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  • Canucks trade Eddie Lack on second day of NHL Draft to avoid fr…

    Canucks trade Eddie Lack on second day of NHL Draft to avoid free agency

    NHL.com Jun 27
    SUNRISE, Fla. - Moving Eddie Lack was inevitable for the Vancouver Canucks but that didn't make it any easier. Lack was dealt to the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday before the second day of the NHL draft began. Vancouver received a 2015 third...
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  • Trevor Linden on crushing dreams of Eddie Lack fans, trade with…

    Trevor Linden on crushing dreams of Eddie Lack fans, trade with Carolina

    yahoo.com Jun 27
    SUNRISE, Fla. – Trevor Linden is arguably the most popular player to ever suit up for the Vancouver Canucks. But on Saturday, at the NHL Draft, he knew he was going to help make one of the most unpopular decisions in recent Canucks history: Trading away…
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  • Eddie Lack to Carolina; Anton Khudobin to Ducks for James Wisni…

    Eddie Lack to Carolina; Anton Khudobin to Ducks for James Wisniewski

    yahoo.com Jun 27
    SUNRISE, Fla. – It was expected that the second day of the NHL Draft would yield some goaltending musical chairs, given the names available for trade and the lack of quality goalie options on the unrestricted market. The first domino to fall: Eddie Lack…
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  • Lack traded to Hurricanes for two draft picks

    Lack traded to Hurricanes for two draft picks

    NHL.com Jun 27
    The Carolina Hurricanes acquired goaltender Eddie Lack from the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday for two draft picks. Vancouver received the 66th pick in the 2015 draft and a seventh-round pick in 2016 for Lack, who was 18-13-14 with a 2.45 goals-...
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    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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