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Vancouver Canucks sign sixth-overall draft pick Jake Virtanen

Vancouver Canucks sign sixth-overall draft pick Jake Virtanen

NHL.com Updated 21 hours ago
VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have signed sixth-overall draft pick Jake Virtanen. The six-foot, 208-pound right-winger from Abbotsford, B.C., had 45 goals and 71 points in 71 games last season with the Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey...
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  • NHL coaching is now about relationships as much as it is Xs-and…

    NHL coaching is now about relationships as much as it is Xs-and-Os

    thehockeynews.com 21 hours ago
    New Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Johnston traveled to Russia this weekend to talk with star center Evgeni Malkin about the team’s new direction in the wake of sweeping change to management and the playing roster. The trip is a must for Johnston, becau…
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  • Vancouver Canucks sign sixth-overall draft pick Jake Virtanen

    Vancouver Canucks sign sixth-overall draft pick Jake Virtanen

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)
    Vancouver Canucks sign sixth-overall draft pick Jake Virtanen
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  • Canucks sign first-round pick Jared McCann to entry-level contr…

    Canucks sign first-round pick Jared McCann to entry-level contract

    thehockeynews.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)
    Canucks sign first-round pick Jared McCann to entry-level contract
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  • Vancouver Canucks sign forwards Darren Archibald, Brandon DeFaz…

    Vancouver Canucks sign forwards Darren Archibald, Brandon DeFazio

    NHL.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)
    VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have signed forwards Darren Archibald and Brandon DeFazio. Archibald, 24, appeared in 16 regular season games for the Vancouver Canucks in the 2013-14 season, recording three points (one goal, two assists). ...
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  • Vancouver Canucks sign forwards Darren Archibald, Brandon DeFaz…

    Vancouver Canucks sign forwards Darren Archibald, Brandon DeFazio

    thehockeynews.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)
    Vancouver Canucks sign forwards Darren Archibald, Brandon DeFazio
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  • NHL logo rankings No. 27: Vancouver Canucks

    NHL logo rankings No. 27: Vancouver Canucks

    The Vancouver Canucks have had a few primary logos in franchise history – and we think the current look isn’t very good. Why? Because in 1995 the Canucks came under control of Orca Bay Sports and Entertainment and though the name was changed to Canucks …
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  • Which franchise will be the next to win its first-ever Stanley …

    Which franchise will be the next to win its first-ever Stanley Cup?

    We recently sorted out our Yearbook predictions for 2014-15, which included projected standings and which team will win the Stanley Cup. Without giving it away, our anticipated winner has been to the promised land before. Which mathematically, should no…
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  • Canucks sign restricted-free-agent forward Linden Vey to one-ye…

    Canucks sign restricted-free-agent forward Linden Vey to one-year contract

    VANCOUVER - After giving up a second-round draft pick for his rights last month, the Vancouver Canucks have signed restricted-free-agent forward Linden Vey to a one-year contract. Vey, acquired at the draft from the Los Angeles Kings for the ...
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  • Jordan Subban sounds like an incredibly fun teammate

    Jordan Subban sounds like an incredibly fun teammate

    When the Vancouver Canucks tabbed defenseman Jordan Subban with the 115th overall pick in the 2013 draft, they knew they were getting a bundle of skill with great bloodlines. After all, older brothers Malcolm and P.K. were both in the game and P.K. had …
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  • Devils sign goalie Schneider to contract extension

    Devils sign goalie Schneider to contract extension

    NHL.com Jul 9
    Last year when Cory Schneider was traded by the Vancouver Canucks to the New Jersey Devils, he wasn't sure what to expect. It didn't long for him to understand what his new team was about, and he cemented that relationship Wednesday, signing a...
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  • Canucks hire AHL's Texas Stars assistant coach Doug Lidster

    Canucks hire AHL's Texas Stars assistant coach Doug Lidster

    VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have hired Doug Lidster as an assistant coach. Lidster most recently worked under new Canucks head coach Willie Desjardins in the AHL where the pair led the Texas Stars to the Calder Cup championship. The ...
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  • Canucks add Weisbrod to hockey operations staff

    Canucks add Weisbrod to hockey operations staff

    NHL.com Jul 7
    The Vancouver Canucks named John Weisbrod vice president of player personnel, the team announced Monday. Weisbrod joins the Canucks after serving three years as assistant general manager of player personnel for the Calgary Flames. He was dire...
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  • Top 5 controversies of the 2013-14 season

    Top 5 controversies of the 2013-14 season

    1. TORTORELLA CHARGES FLAMES DRESSING ROOM Every NHL team has its best-and-worst-case scenarios laid out before each season begins, but there’s no way the Vancouver Canucks could have envisioned the nightmare that was to unfold. The franchise stumbled a…
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  • Canucks re-sign defenseman Christopher Tanev

    Canucks re-sign defenseman Christopher Tanev

    NHL.com Jul 5
    The Vancouver Canucks have re-signed restricted free agent defenseman Christopher Tanev to a one-year contract, the team announced Saturday. Financial details were not disclosed. Tanev, 24, has spent all four of his NHL seasons with the Canucks...
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  • Canucks re-sign Kassian, Weber, Cannata

    Canucks re-sign Kassian, Weber, Cannata

    The Vancouver Canucks have re-signed forward Zack Kassian and defenseman Yannick Weber on Friday.
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  • Video - Ryan Miller Fills Goaltender Vacuum In Vancouver 04:08

    Ryan Miller Fills Goaltender Vacuum In Vancouver

    Jul 1
    Scott Burnside discusses the Canucks' signing of goalie Ryan Miller.
  • Video - Ducks Deal For Ryan Kesler 03:04

    Ducks Deal For Ryan Kesler

    Jun 27
    Pierre LeBrun discusses the Anaheim Ducks' trade with the Vancouver Canucks for Ryan Kesler.
  • Video - Trades Dominate Day 1 Of NHL Draft 05:52

    Trades Dominate Day 1 Of NHL Draft

    Jun 27
    Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun and Craig Custance recap the action from Day 1 of the NHL draft.
  • Video - Canucks Fire Tortorella 03:02

    Canucks Fire Tortorella

    May 1
    Scott Burnside discusses why the Canucks fired coach John Tortorella just one year into his five-year deal.

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