Vancouver Canucks News and Rumors

  • Klingberg scores in overtime as Stars topple Vancouver Canucks …

    Klingberg scores in overtime as Stars topple Vancouver Canucks 4-3

    NHL.com Updated 11 hours ago
    VANCOUVER - John Klingberg scored 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday. Jamie Benn, Patrick Eaves, and Tyler Seguin scored in regulation for the Stars (37-29-10) while Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves....
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  • Landeskog, Tanguay lead the way as Canucks fall flat in loss to…

    Landeskog, Tanguay lead the way as Canucks fall flat in loss to Avalanche

    NHL.com Mar 27 (2 days ago)
    VANCOUVER - Gabriel Landeskog and Alex Tanguay each had a goal and an assist, and Reto Berra made 33 saves as the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night. Jarome Iginla also scored and Ryan O'Reilly added two a...
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  • Why the Arizona Coyotes need to finish last more than the Buffa…

    Why the Arizona Coyotes need to finish last more than the Buffalo Sabres do

    thehockeynews.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    BUFFALO – Forty-five years ago, the Buffalo Sabres won the first overall pick with the spin of a wheel and chose Gilbert Perreault. The Vancouver Canucks settled for Dale Tallon. The Sabres got the better player and the Canucks got the better future GM.…
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  • Former Red Wing, Canuck Mikael Samuelsson announces retirement

    Former Red Wing, Canuck Mikael Samuelsson announces retirement

    thehockeynews.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    Following one-season in the SHL, 13-year NHL veteran Mikael Samuelsson has decided to hang up his skates. Samuelsson, 38, was drafted in the fifth round, 145th overall, by the San Jose Sharks in the 1998 draft, but didn’t really make his mark in the NHL…
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  • Why locking up Chris Tanev was a no-brainer for the Canucks

    Why locking up Chris Tanev was a no-brainer for the Canucks

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Mar 25 (4 days ago)
    When you’ve got the future of your blueline nearing free agency, you do just about anything you can to secure him long-term. That’s exactly what the Vancouver Canucks did Tuesday when they inked Chris Tanev to a five-year, $22.5 million extension. Tanev…
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  • Timonen returns to Philly; Canucks' empty-net success; Berenson…

    Timonen returns to Philly; Canucks' empty-net success; Berenson back at Michigan (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Mar 25 (4 days ago)
    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 . Skates on a plane!!! Sweden bound …
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  • Vrbata's three-point night lifts Canucks over Jets 5-2

    Vrbata's three-point night lifts Canucks over Jets 5-2

    NHL.com Mar 25 (4 days ago)
    VANCOUVER - Radim Vrbata had two goals and an assist Tuesday as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Winnipeg Jets 5-2. Chris Higgins added a goal and an assist and Yannick Weber also scored for Vancouver (43-26-4), which got 26 saves from Eddi...
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  • Canucks sign defenceman Chris Tanev to five-year contract exten…

    Canucks sign defenceman Chris Tanev to five-year contract extension

    NHL.com Mar 24 (5 days ago)
    VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks signed defenceman Chris Tanev to a five-year contract extension Tuesday. Tanev has 16 points on two goals and 14 assists this season and is now signed through 2021. "Chris has developed into an excellent N...
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  • Ekman-Larsson dances through Canucks for coast-to-coast goal

    Ekman-Larsson dances through Canucks for coast-to-coast goal

    thehockeynews.com Mar 23 (6 days ago)
    The Arizona Coyotes are having a miserable, terrible, hard-to-watch season, but if there’s anything that makes the Coyotes worth tuning in to, it’s Oliver Ekman-Larsson. Sunday night, Ekman-Larsson gave provided yet another example why. Late in the firs…
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  • NCAA Frozen Four: Players to watch from every team in the tourn…

    NCAA Frozen Four: Players to watch from every team in the tournament

    thehockeynews.com Mar 23 (6 days ago)
    College hockey’s Frozen Four kicks off this week with 16 teams gunning for a spot in Boston, where the semifinal and final will be held in April. Regionals spread the squads across four cities and there is a lot of firepower at this year’s installment. …
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  • NHL Playoff Death Watch: LA Kings in trouble; Boston’s big game

    NHL Playoff Death Watch: LA Kings in trouble; Boston’s big game

    yahoo.com Mar 22
    Since we're down to the final moments of postseason life for teams in contention, Puck Daddy solemnly begins a daily countdown to annihilation. The Los Angeles Kings’ 4-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday knocked their playoff probability down b…
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  • NHL Playoff Death Watch: LA Kings in trouble; Boston’s big game

    NHL Playoff Death Watch: LA Kings in trouble; Boston’s big game

    yahoo.com Mar 22
    Since we're down to the final moments of postseason life for teams in contention, Puck Daddy solemnly begins a daily countdown to annihilation. The Los Angeles Kings’ 4-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday knocked their playoff probability down b…
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  • Rogers Hometown Hockey: Prince George, B.C.

    Rogers Hometown Hockey: Prince George, B.C.

    NHL.com Mar 22
    CITY in Canada will televise "Rogers Hometown Hockey" on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. ET, prior to the game between the Vancouver Canucks and Arizona Coyotes. The show will also air on NHL Network in the U.S. The location this week is Prince George, Britis...
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  • Canucks rally to score rare win over Kings

    Canucks rally to score rare win over Kings

    Radim Vrbata set up the tying goal by Nick Bonino in the second period and scored the go-ahead goal during a 5-on-3 power play in the third, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.
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  • Tim Peel strikes again with baffling no-goal call in Vancouver

    Tim Peel strikes again with baffling no-goal call in Vancouver

    yahoo.com Mar 20
    It’s been a while since we had a real Tim Peel head-on-desk bafflingly bad call in the NHL, but it’s time to reset the “days without incident” clock after his no-goal in Vancouver on Thursday night. In the second period, Daniel Sedin of the Vancouver Ca…
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  • Five backup goaltenders who could find starting jobs next seaso…

    Five backup goaltenders who could find starting jobs next season

    In Wednesday’s win over the New York Rangers, Chicago backup netminder Scott Darling showed exactly why the Blackhawks inked him to a two-year extension. And, with the win, he made the backup goaltending job in Chicago that much more interesting. With t…
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  • Luongo returns; Hamburglar hysteria in Ottawa; Miller still out…

    Luongo returns; Hamburglar hysteria in Ottawa; Miller still out (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Mar 19
    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. • Canucks mascot Fin gives a kid a nice little water break. [Fox Sports Florida]…
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  • Vancouver unveils Pat Quinn Way to honour hockey icon and forme…

    Vancouver unveils Pat Quinn Way to honour hockey icon and former Canucks coach

    VANCOUVER - Vancouver celebrated St. Patrick's day this year with a special tribute to former Canucks coach and Canadian hockey icon Pat Quinn. Throngs of green and blue-clad fans cheered outside Rogers Arena in downtown Vancouver for the unv...
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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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