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Canucks’ Zack Kassian saves too many men call by joining the Bl…

Canucks’ Zack Kassian saves too many men call by joining the Blues

thehockeynews.com Updated 8 hours ago
There’s never been any doubt that hockey players, like all professional athletes, will do anything they can to help their team to victory. Be it lying down in front of blistering slapshots, taking a monster body check to make a play, or pulling out some…
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  • It’s feast or famine – beat them or beat it – for NHL coaches t…

    It’s feast or famine – beat them or beat it – for NHL coaches these days

    thehockeynews.com 11 hours ago
    The coaching business in the NHL is about to get crazier thanks to the pending free agency of Red Wings bench boss Mike Babcock, who almost assuredly will set a new record for a coach’s salary whether he stays in Detroit or moves on to a new place of em…
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  • Ryan Miller trolls St. Louis Blues with awesome save, victory (…

    Ryan Miller trolls St. Louis Blues with awesome save, victory (Video)

    yahoo.com 22 hours ago
    Ryan Miller faced the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night for the first time since his brief, underwhelming tenure there ended last season. And so, of course, he played outstanding in the Vancouver Canucks’ 4-1 victory over the Blues, including this incre…
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  • Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov says groin healed, will st…

    Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov says groin healed, will start Friday against Canucks

    NHL.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    DENVER - Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov says he's healed from a groin injury and will start Friday night against Vancouver. In a video on the team's website, Varlamov told reporters after practice Thursday that he feels good. ...
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  • Penguins, Oilers & NHL show support for Ottawa tragedy with…

    Penguins, Oilers & NHL show support for Ottawa tragedy with singings of ‘O Canada’

    thehockeynews.com Oct 22 (yesterday)
    In the aftermath of the unspeakable attack Wednesday in Ottawa that killed a Canadian soldier and terrified the federal parliament and the country itself, the NHL responded admirably to show its support for those affected by the tragedy. An example was …
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  • Erik Cole scores 2 goals, Kari Lehtonen has 43 saves to help St…

    Erik Cole scores 2 goals, Kari Lehtonen has 43 saves to help Stars beat Canucks 6-3

    NHL.com Oct 22 (3 days ago)
    DALLAS - On one end of the ice, Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen was stopping a breakaway. Seconds later, teammate Erik Cole fired the puck past Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller. That was a two-goal swing in a game the Stars won 6-3 o...
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  • Erik Cole scores 2 goals, Kari Lehtonen has 43 saves to help St…

    Erik Cole scores 2 goals, Kari Lehtonen has 43 saves to help Stars beat Canucks 6-3

    NHL.com Oct 21 (3 days ago)
    DALLAS - Erik Cole scored two goals, Kari Lehtonen made 43 saves and the Dallas Stars held off the Vancouver Canucks 6-3 on Tuesday night. Dallas scored five goals on only 12 shots against Vancouver starting goalie Ryan Miller to drive him fr...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Could a Yakupov-for-Gardiner swap happen?

    Rumor Roundup: Could a Yakupov-for-Gardiner swap happen?

    thehockeynews.com Oct 21 (3 days ago)
    The appearance of Toronto Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis at Rexall Place for Friday’s game between the Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers raised eyebrows among NHL followers. Sportsnet’s Mark Spector wondered if Ben Scrivens performance in that game could…
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  • Lightning D Victor Hedman suffers upper-body injury in victory …

    Lightning D Victor Hedman suffers upper-body injury in victory over Canucks

    VANCOUVER - Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Victor Hedman left the second period of Saturday's game against the Vancouver Canucks with an upper-body injury and did not return. Lightning head coach Jon Cooper said after his team's 4-2 victory t...
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  • Five fresh faces making an impact with their new teams

    Five fresh faces making an impact with their new teams

    thehockeynews.com Oct 19 (5 days ago)
    It’s still early in the season, but fans are starting to get a feel for which free agent pick-ups and off-season trades have worked in their favor. For some, it was a blockbuster deal that could change the future of the franchise. For others, it was a s…
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  • Canucks fail to sell out for 1st time since '02, snapping strea…

    Canucks fail to sell out for 1st time since '02, snapping streak of 474 games

    NHL.com ESPN.com Oct 19 (6 days ago)
    VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks' sellout streak has come to an end. The club played to a less-than-capacity crowd at Rogers Arena against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night, snapping a string of 474 consecutive sellouts. Attendanc...
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  • Miller record 30th career shutout as Vancouver blanks Edmonton …

    Miller record 30th career shutout as Vancouver blanks Edmonton 2-0

    NHL.com Oct 18 (7 days ago)
    EDMONTON - Ryan Miller made 28 saves to record his 30th career shutout as the Vancouver Canucks remained undefeated on the season, getting past the struggling Edmonton Oilers 2-0 on Friday. Radim Vrbata and Daniel Sedin scored for the Canucks...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Philadelphia Flyers shopping for blueline beast?

    Rumor Roundup: Philadelphia Flyers shopping for blueline beast?

    The Philadelphia Flyers suffered a scare last week when defenseman Braydon Coburn was sidelined by a lower-body injury. It raised speculation they might go shopping for blueline help if the injury was long term, but it appears he could return to action …
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  • Alex Burrows totally got away with hand pass for Canucks goal (…

    Alex Burrows totally got away with hand pass for Canucks goal (Video)

    yahoo.com Oct 12
    There are certain calls in an NHL game we’re just conditioned to anticipate. A player falls on a breakaway, and we assume it’s always a penalty. A goalie flops in the crease, and we assume it’s no goal Hand passes certainly fall into that category. Any …
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  • Chris Pronger has support of ex-Anaheim teammates, Ryan Kesler …

    Chris Pronger has support of ex-Anaheim teammates, Ryan Kesler for DoPS job

    yahoo.com Oct 10
    DETROIT – In March 2008, Anaheim Ducks defenseman Chris Pronger stomped on the leg of Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler. As the video shows, Kesler finishes a check on Pronger and falls down. Kesler traps Pronger’s right skate between his legs. Prong…
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  • Video - Stars Double Up Canucks 00:49

    Stars Double Up Canucks

    Oct 21
    The Stars topped the Canucks 6-3 to hand Vancouver its second straight loss.
  • Video - Canucks Shut Out Oilers 01:04

    Canucks Shut Out Oilers

    Oct 17
    Radim Vrbata scored his third goal of the season, and Ryan Miller recorded 28 saves in Vancouver's 2-0 win over Edmonton.
  • Video - Canucks Double Up Flames 01:33

    Canucks Double Up Flames

    Oct 8
    The Canucks ruined the Flames' home debut, beating Calgary 4-2.
  • Video - NHL's Best And Worst Fashion Sense 02:00

    NHL's Best And Worst Fashion Sense

    Sep 26
    NHL players make their picks for who on their team is the best and worst dresser in the locker room.

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