Who said we had to wait until draft day for major off-season trades to start happening? The Florida Panthers and Vancouver Canucks bamboozled us with a surprise trade Wednesday night, reported by Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston. The Panthers sent defenseman …Share Tweet
Canucks Sports and Entertainment names Jeff Stipec as chief operating officerNHL.com 9 hours agoVANCOUVER - Canucks Sports and Entertainment announced Friday that Jeff Stipec has been named the company's new chief operating officer. Stipec previously held the role of vice-president, hospitality and event operations for two years with CS...Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Canucks’ top priority will be addressing scoring depththehockeynews.com May 25 (3 days ago)A lack of scoring depth scuttled the Vancouver Canucks playoff hopes this season. Only the New Jersey Devils scored fewer goals . Addressing this should be a priority for GM Jim Benning. Since March, there’s been talk Benning could pursue Boston Bruins …Share Tweetthehockeynews.com May 24 (3 days ago)Scott Luce has been either the director of scouting or director of player personnel with the Florida Panthers since 2002. And like literally every other person in the talent evaluation business, he has some home runs and he has some skeletons in his clo…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Would trading Nash open up Stamkos possibility for Rangers?thehockeynews.com May 23 (5 days ago)Could the New York Rangers trade left winger Rick Nash this summer? Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman suggests it’s possible. He thinks the Rangers have been asked about the 31-year-old forward, speculating they could move him under the right circumstances.…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Canucks, Oilers set to have busy off-seasons in search of winger, bluelinerthehockeynews.com May 11It’s been nearly a month since the Vancouver Canucks’ season came to an end. That hasn’t stopped the local media from speculating about the club’s off-season roster plans. The Vancouver Sun’s Ben Kuzma lists five things he believes the Canucks should an…Share Tweetdeadspin.com May 11A sad, disturbing story surrounding Canucks winger Linden Vey, whose father is about to go on trial for allegedly plotting with his mistress to murder their respective spouses.Read more...Share Tweetyahoo.com May 6The Edmonton Oilers appear to be on the verge of landing coveted college hockey free agent Drake Caggiula. According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, “indications” are the University of North Dakota forward will sign with Edmonton. McKenzie also reported the Vanc…Share Tweet
Canucks prospect Boeser taking student with Down syndrome to her promthehockeynews.com May 6Baylee Bjorge is a big fan of Vancouver Canucks prospect Brock Boeser and the University of North Dakota’s hockey teams, so much so that she created a Twitter account with one of the sole purposes being to ask Boeser to attend prom with her. However, ac…Share TweetNHL.com Apr 29VANCOUVER - Goaltender Michael Garteig signed a one-year entry-level contract with the Vancouver Canucks on Friday. The 24-year-old Garteig, recently completed his senior season with Quinnipiac University, leading the Bobcats to the ECAC Cham...Share TweetNHL.com Apr 26VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have signed centre Markus Granlund to a two-year contract extension, the club announced Tuesday. The 23-year-old was acquired by the Canucks in February from the Calgary Flames in a deal that sent winger Hunt...Share TweetTake a deep breath, Vancouver Canucks fans. Thatcher Demko did not pull a Jimmy Vesey. Goaltender Demko, 20, officially signed with the team that drafted him Wednesday, as announced by the Canucks. He’s now a professional hockey player and will forego h…Share TweetNHL.com Apr 13VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenceman Troy Stecher. The 22-year-old native of Richmond, B.C., had eight goals and 29 assists for the University of North Dakota last season, helping the Fighting Hawks to their eighth NCAA ch...Share Tweet
Playoff trends: Who’s hot, who’s not as the NHL post-season beginsthehockeynews.com Apr 11Over the past few years, advanced stats have exploded onto the scene and a big reason for that has been how good they’ve been in the playoffs. In 2011-12 the juggernaut Canucks – fresh off a Stanley Cup final berth – were going up against an eighth seed…Share Tweet
AHL goaltender Richard Bachman makes jaw-dropping behind-the-back glove savethehockeynews.com Apr 11Goaltender Richard Bachman has spent almost the entire season in the AHL, stuck in third on the Vancouver Canucks depth chart behind Ryan Miller and Jacob Markstrom. At the end of the season, though, Bachman will likely be the top-ranked of the three wh…Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 10The Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers played their finals games on Saturday night, but there was just enough time left for Derek Dorsett to earn one of the most ridiculous game misconducts of the regular season. At 18:33 of the third period, Patrick…Share Tweet
Canucks, Blackhawks being sued by fans as result of separate in-arena incidentsthehockeynews.com Apr 8The Vancouver Canucks and Chicago Blackhawks are both facing lawsuits in separate in-arena incidents that have taken place over the past two seasons. CTV News Vancouver reported Thursday that the Canucks are being taken to court by a fan, Wayne Chi, who…Share TweetNHL.com Apr 7CALGARY - Mikael Backlund scored his first career hat trick on Thursday night to lead the Calgary Flames to a 7-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks. Backlund, who has a career-high 21 goals, scored once on the power play, once at even streng...Share TweetEDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers gave their fans something to cheer about in their final home game of the regular season. Patrick Maroon scored twice as the Oilers won at Rexall Place for the final time, beating the Vancouver Canucks 6-2 on Wed...Share TweetNHL.com Apr 5VANCOUVER - Thatcher Demko hasn't heard from the Vancouver Canucks during his impressive run to the NCAA's Frozen Four tournament. And that suits the club's second-round pick from 2014 just fine. The goalie for the Boston College Eagles ha...Share Tweet
Prospect Need to Know: Auston Matthews is ready for the worldsthehockeynews.com Apr 5The playoffs have certainly not disappointed at the prospect level so far. The Frozen Four had numerous overtimes and now the field is set for the final weekend, with North Dakota battling Denver and Boston College taking on Quinnipiac. In major junior,…Share Tweet
Kings Blank CanucksMar 12Tyler Toffoli scored his 20th goal of the season, while Jonathan Quick had 19 saves in Los Angeles' 4-0 win over Vancouver.
Playoff Battle In Pacific DivisionMar 10With the Ducks running away with the division title, there could be four teams, including the defending champion Kings, battling for just two playoff spots.
'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHLMar 10Jim 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.
Canucks Edge DucksMar 9Zack Kassian scored his 10th goal of the season in the third period to help the Canucks beat the Ducks 2-1.