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Schneider makes Brodeur-esque save on night Devils retire legen…

Schneider makes Brodeur-esque save on night Devils retire legendary goaltender’s number

thehockeynews.com Updated 2 hours ago
When New Jersey brought Cory Schneider over from the Vancouver Canucks at the 2013 draft, the goal was to have him be the successor to long-time Devils netminder Martin Brodeur. And on the night the Devils paid tribute to Brodeur and retired his No. 30,…
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  • Matt Bartkowski's Mom Is So Adorable

    Matt Bartkowski's Mom Is So Adorable

    deadspin.com 2 hours ago
    The Canucks’ moms are with the team on their two-game road trip (compare the happy picture above with this one of the Leafs’ dads), and everyone was having a good time in Vancouver’s 3-1 win at Colorado. No one more so than Beth Bartkowski, who saw her …
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  • Prospect Need to Know: Max Lajoie has stepped up in Swift Curre…

    Prospect Need to Know: Max Lajoie has stepped up in Swift Current

    thehockeynews.com 22 hours ago
    Boston College won its 20th Beanpot tournament in 64 years last night, with Minnesota prospect Alex Tuch firing a seeing-eye shot in overtime for the only goal in a 1-0 overtime win over archrival Boston University. On the international scene, two Five …
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  • Willie Desjardins and the quest to make another postseason (Puc…

    Willie Desjardins and the quest to make another postseason (Puck Daddy Interview)

    yahoo.com Feb 5 (5 days ago)
    Vancouver Canucks coach Willie Desjardins laughs when he’s asked if he can recall if any of his teams at any level missed the playoffs with him as a head coach. “I missed one year in Japan. That’s the only year I ever missed,” said Desjardins recounting…
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  • Canucks defenceman Dan Hamhuis nearing return after horrific in…

    Canucks defenceman Dan Hamhuis nearing return after horrific injury

    NHL.com Feb 5 (5 days ago)
    VANCOUVER - Dan Hamhuis didn't see it coming. The Vancouver Canucks defenceman had just lost the puck and was trying to get back in position with his team clinging to a late lead against the Rangers when a wild slapshot from New York's Dan Bo...
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  • After Canucks drama, Luongo and Schneider happy for their succe…

    After Canucks drama, Luongo and Schneider happy for their success

    yahoo.com Feb 2
    NASHVILLE – Daniel Sedin remembers it all. He remembers when Roberto Luongo arrived in a 2006 blockbuster trade, returning the Vancouver Canucks to the playoffs and back-stopping them to the playoff semifinals. “He took our goaltending to another level,…
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  • Canucks place disappointing Brandon Prust on waivers

    Canucks place disappointing Brandon Prust on waivers

    yahoo.com Feb 2
    It’s official: the Brandon Prust-Zack Kassian trade was a stinker for both sides. First, Kassian was dealt by the Montreal Canadiens in December to the Edmonton Oilers. On Tuesday, as the NHL returns following the All-Star Break, the Vancouver Canucks p…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Decision time looming for playoff bubble teams

    Rumor Roundup: Decision time looming for playoff bubble teams

    With the Feb. 29 trade deadline less than a month away, the general managers of several playoff bubble teams must soon determine if they’ll become buyers or sellers in the coming weeks. Emerging from the NHL all-star break, the New Jersey Devils and Phi…
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  • Youngsters dazzle at the AHL’s All-Star skills competition

    Youngsters dazzle at the AHL’s All-Star skills competition

    While John Scott was being carried on the shoulders of his all-star teammates in Nashville (I can see the reports now: Joe Pavelski, day-to-day, hernia. Brent Burns, day-to-day, hernia…), the American League’s finest were having their skills competition…
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  • Canucks’ Hamhuis eyes February return after two months sideline…

    Canucks’ Hamhuis eyes February return after two months sidelined with facial fractures

    It was one of the scariest scenes of the season. Canucks defenseman Dan Hamhuis, who had been hit in the face by Dan Boyle’s slapshot moments earlier, was down on the ice, kicking his feet in agony as the whistle blew. He got up, face bloodied badly and…
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  • Ladd on future; Blackhawks extend Bowman; Sutter, Despres retur…

    Ladd on future; Blackhawks extend Bowman; Sutter, Despres return (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Jan 26
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . How good does @Jake_Virtanen look …
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  • Prospect Need to Know: Meet Sweden’s top 2016 NHL draft hopeful

    Prospect Need to Know: Meet Sweden’s top 2016 NHL draft hopeful

    The CHL Top Prospects Game runs this Thursday in Vancouver and it will be a strange year for the showdown. To begin with, three of the top four prospects in the NHL draft aren’t even eligible to participate – Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine and Jesse Pulj…
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  • Canucks unveil awesome old school jerseys ahead of Retro Night

    Canucks unveil awesome old school jerseys ahead of Retro Night

    Of all the classic Vancouver Canucks jerseys, there’s not one fans wanted to see make a return more than the old school ‘Flying Skate’ Canucks sweater. It’s the jersey of Pavel Bure, Trevor Linden and Kirk McLean. It’s the uniform the Canucks wore durin…
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  • Canucks centre Brandon Sutter set to return after missing 33 ga…

    Canucks centre Brandon Sutter set to return after missing 33 games

    NHL.com Jan 25
    VANCOUVER - Brandon Sutter will return to the Vancouver Canucks' lineup Tuesday against the Nashville Predators after missing the last 33 games with a sports hernia. The 26-year-old centre suffered the abdominal injury in November before unde...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Malkin tricks Canucks; Varlamov denies Stars

    NHL Three Stars: Malkin tricks Canucks; Varlamov denies Stars

    yahoo.com Jan 24
    No. 1 Star: Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins Malkin recorded his 10th career hat trick as the Penguins overcame a 3-1 deficit to beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-4. He now has 19 points over his last 15 games for Pittsburgh. Kris Letang recorded a pair of…
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  • Malkin has hat trick as Penguins rally past Canucks, 5-4

    Malkin has hat trick as Penguins rally past Canucks, 5-4

    NHL.com Jan 23
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Evgeni Malkin scored a hat trick to help the Pittsburgh Penguins rally past the Vancouver Canucks for a 5-4 victory on Saturday. It was the 10th hat trick of his career and first since Feb. 25, 2012. Malkin, who leads the te...
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  • Linden Vey scores great goal for wrong team in Penguins’ rally …

    Linden Vey scores great goal for wrong team in Penguins’ rally (Video)

    yahoo.com Jan 23
    When you’re an NHL player named Linden Vey, the basic problem is that whenever you make a mistake, the reaction is going to be pretty obvious. So after the Vancouver Canucks’ forward accidentally put the puck in his own net on Saturday … say it once, sa…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Sedin now Canucks’ all-time goals leader

    NHL Three Stars: Sedin now Canucks’ all-time goals leader

    yahoo.com Jan 22
    No. 1 Star: Daniel Sedin, Vancouver Canucks When Sedin knocked home a rebound at 7:03 of the third period, he passed Markus Naslund with his 347th career goal to become the Canucks’ franchise goal-scoring leader. Goal No. 348 came at 19:37 into an empty…
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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.