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Eddie Lack’s new Hurricanes gear is a thing of beauty

Eddie Lack’s new Hurricanes gear is a thing of beauty

thehockeynews.com Updated 17 hours ago
Eddie Lack has worn some amazing equipment throughout his career, but it’s hard to say if any of his gear has looked as clean or as crisp as his brand new set for his 2015-16 campaign with the Carolina Hurricanes. In a photo posted by Lack to his Instag…
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  • Sven Baertschi gets one-year, one-way deal with Canucks

    Sven Baertschi gets one-year, one-way deal with Canucks

    thehockeynews.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Sven Baertschi has suited up in a mere 69 NHL games since being selected 13th overall in the 2011 draft, but he could more than double that total next season. The Vancouver Canucks announced late Tuesday they have signed the 22-year-old Baertschi to a o…
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  • What are the Vancouver Canucks getting in Brandon Sutter?

    What are the Vancouver Canucks getting in Brandon Sutter?

    yahoo.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    Tuesday, July 28, 2015 shall now and forever be known as ‘Brandon Sutter Love-fest Day’. First, there was Pittsburgh GM Jim Rutherford saying that Sutter, who he dealt to Vancouver in a package for Nick Bonino earlier in the day, was “one of my favorite…
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  • Penguins add to forward depth with Bonino, Fehr

    Penguins add to forward depth with Bonino, Fehr

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Penguins bolstered their bottom-six forward group Tuesday by signing free agent Eric Fehr and acquiring Nick Bonino from the Vancouver Canucks along with defenseman Adam Clendening and a second-round pick in the 2016 N...
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  • Rebuilding or contending? Making sense of the Canucks’ mess

    Rebuilding or contending? Making sense of the Canucks’ mess

    thehockeynews.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    If I could sit down with Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning right this second, the conversation might sound like Skyler probing Walter in season 2, episode 1 of Breaking Bad: “Will you talk to me, please?” “I don’t know where to begin.” Where would Bennin…
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  • Vancouver Canucks acquire Brandon Sutter in trade with Penguins

    Vancouver Canucks acquire Brandon Sutter in trade with Penguins

    NHL.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have acquired forward Brandon Sutter and a third-round draft pick from the Pittsburgh Penguins. In exchange, the Canucks have sent forward Nick Bonino, defenceman Adam Clendening and a second-round pick in 20...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Trading Sedins would spark Vancouver rebuild

    Rumor Roundup: Trading Sedins would spark Vancouver rebuild

    thehockeynews.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)
    NBC Sports’ Jason Brough notes Daniel and Henrik Sedin were recently asked by a Swedish newspaper if they felt they might be traded. The twins replied they had no intention of finishing their NHL careers with another team, even if it meant another shot …
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  • Three playoff teams who could miss in 2015-16, and three non-pl…

    Three playoff teams who could miss in 2015-16, and three non-playoff teams who could get in

    Parity in the modern-day NHL creates such a delicate balance between teams that one year’s powerhouse is the next year’s dud, and vice versa. Just ask the Colorado Avalanche, who went from Central Division champs to out of the playoffs, or the Calgary F…
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  • Why hasn’t your team done anything this off-season?

    Why hasn’t your team done anything this off-season?

    We’ve seen plenty of turnover on NHL rosters so far this summer, setting up what appears to be even crazier parity than normal in each division. The Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and San Jose Sharks made major moves in the Pacific. The Washington Capi…
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  • 10 players facing make or break seasons in 2015-16

    10 players facing make or break seasons in 2015-16

    The Edmonton Oilers avoided arbitration with Justin Schultz Wednesday by inking the 25-year-old blueliner to a one-year, $3.9 million deal. But the arbitration wasn’t Schultz’s choice. Rather, it was the Oilers who wanted to plead their case for a lower…
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  • Former Canucks GM Mike Gillis lands job teaching university cou…

    Former Canucks GM Mike Gillis lands job teaching university course

    Students enrolled in University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law might be grilling their sports law teacher about the Canucks in spring 2016. According to Metro News, former Vancouver GM Mike Gillis, who was named the NHL’s GM of the Year in 2011, will be t…
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  • Which teams have had the best and worst off-seasons according t…

    Which teams have had the best and worst off-seasons according to the numbers?

    It’s been nearly two weeks since free agency opened and most of the big fish have landed, which means it’s time to evaluate the winners and losers of free agency. There’s still some great players out there that can help teams, but the bulk of signings h…
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  • Getting To Know: Rod Buskas

    Getting To Know: Rod Buskas

    Status: NHL defenseman from 1982-1993 for Pittsburgh, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Chicago. HT: 6-1 WT: 206 pounds DOB: Jan 7, 1961 In: Wetaskiwin, Alberta First Hockey Memory: “Skating on the farm in Alberta, my dad (Sieg) made us an outdoor rink. Skating a…
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  • Canucks GM says he could have traded Miller: report

    Canucks GM says he could have traded Miller: report

    Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning said Thursday teams were interested in acquiring starting goalie Ryan Miller prior to the 2015 NHL Draft, but he chose to trade another goalie instead. "We could have moved Ryan Miller," Benning sai...
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  • Report: Sami Salo set to officially retire after 15-year career

    Report: Sami Salo set to officially retire after 15-year career

    While it’s far from surprising, it appears that Sami Salo, who hasn’t suited up since the 2013-14 campaign, could be close to officially announcing his retirement. According to a report from Iltalehti.fi, the 40-year-old Salo will likely be forced to ca…
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  • Lack puts Luongo's face on new mask with Hurricanes

    Lack puts Luongo's face on new mask with Hurricanes

    Eddie Lack needed a new goalie mask after being traded to the Carolina Hurricanes last month. He made sure it included a familiar face: former Vancouver Canucks teammate Roberto Luongo. Lack posted a picture on his verified Twitter account Wedn...
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  • Canucks prospect Demko nears return to ice: report

    Canucks prospect Demko nears return to ice: report

    NHL.com Jul 9
    Vancouver Canucks goalie prospect Thatcher Demko is expected to return to the ice next week in full gear for the first time in almost three months after having surgery to repair torn labrums in both hips, according to metronews.ca. Demko, chose...
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  • Canucks in no rush to extend Vrbata, Hamhuis: report

    Canucks in no rush to extend Vrbata, Hamhuis: report

    NHL.com Jul 8
    The Vancouver Canucks might re-sign forward Radim Vrbata and defenseman Dan Hamhuis, but it won't happen this summer, general manager Jim Benning told The Province on Tuesday. Vrbata, 34, and Hamhuis, 32, can become unrestricted free agents aft...
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  • Maple Leafs ink Shawn Matthias to one-year, $2.3 million deal

    Maple Leafs ink Shawn Matthias to one-year, $2.3 million deal

    Following his career year, Shawn Matthias didn’t cash in quite as big as Matt Beleskey, but the 27-year-old winger did earn a healthy raise Monday, signing a one-year deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs, worth a reported $2.3 million. Matthias earned $1.8…
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  • Prust was 'in shock' after trade to Canucks: report

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

    NHL.com Jul 3
    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
    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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  • 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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