Eddie Lack’s new Hurricanes gear is a thing of beauty
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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…Share Tweet
Sven Baertschi gets one-year, one-way deal with Canucksthehockeynews.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…Share Tweetyahoo.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…Share TweetPITTSBURGH -- 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...Share Tweet
Rebuilding or contending? Making sense of the Canucks’ messthehockeynews.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…Share TweetNHL.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...Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Trading Sedins would spark Vancouver rebuildthehockeynews.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 …Share Tweet
Three playoff teams who could miss in 2015-16, and three non-playoff teams who could get inthehockeynews.com Jul 21Parity 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…Share Tweet
Why hasn’t your team done anything this off-season?thehockeynews.com Jul 16We’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…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 16The 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…Share Tweet
Former Canucks GM Mike Gillis lands job teaching university coursethehockeynews.com Jul 15Students 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…Share Tweet
Which teams have had the best and worst off-seasons according to the numbers?thehockeynews.com Jul 13It’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…Share Tweet
Getting To Know: Rod Buskasthehockeynews.com Jul 12Status: 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…Share TweetVancouver 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...Share Tweet
Report: Sami Salo set to officially retire after 15-year careerthehockeynews.com Jul 10While 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…Share TweetEddie 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...Share Tweet
Canucks prospect Demko nears return to ice: reportNHL.com Jul 9Vancouver 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...Share TweetNHL.com Jul 8The 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...Share Tweet
Maple Leafs ink Shawn Matthias to one-year, $2.3 million dealthehockeynews.com Jul 6Following 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…Share Tweet
Prust was 'in shock' after trade to Canucks: reportNHL.com Jul 3Forward 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...Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 3The 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…Share Tweet
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