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Top 10 off-season NHL signings

Top 10 off-season NHL signings

thehockeynews.com Updated 1 hour ago
As the beginning of NHL training camps draws closer, it’s natural for fans to debate and discuss which teams had the most productive off-season. And although the answer to that question won’t be confirmed for months, if not years, that won’t stop us fro…
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  • Puck Daddy's Most Disappointing Summer Series: Vancouver Canuck…

    Puck Daddy's Most Disappointing Summer Series: Vancouver Canucks Edition

    yahoo.com Aug 29 (4 days ago)
    (Ed. Note: There’s entirely too much sunshine in the summer. So your friends at Puck Daddy are offering a month of thrown shade and perpetual gloom. Behold, our Summer of Disappointment series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams to recall the biggest …
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  • Eric Brewer hopes to help turn around the Prince George Cougars

    Eric Brewer hopes to help turn around the Prince George Cougars

    Eric Brewer and Dan Hamhuis are old hands at the NHL game. Both are veteran defenseman out of British Columbia and both played their junior hockey with the Prince George Cougars. Now, as part of a new ownership group, Brewer and Hamhuis are hoping to he…
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  • Vancouver Canucks confirm Moore-Bertuzzi lawsuit settlement

    Vancouver Canucks confirm Moore-Bertuzzi lawsuit settlement

    Vancouver Canucks confirm Moore-Bertuzzi lawsuit settlement
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  • Jordan Subban Scores Spinning Alley-Oop Shootout Goal On Malcol…

    Jordan Subban Scores Spinning Alley-Oop Shootout Goal On Malcolm Subban

    deadspin.com Aug 19
    Here's Canucks D prospect Jordan Subban putting a beaut past his brother Malcolm, a goalie in the Bruins system, at a shootout competition at a weeklong private camp in Toronto. Seems P.K.'s not the only Subban who thinks style points should count.Read …
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  • Ukraine withdraws as 2015 WC hosts; hockey hits Asia; Lundqvist…

    Ukraine withdraws as 2015 WC hosts; hockey hits Asia; Lundqvist's wet look (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Aug 15
    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. • Haven't seen smiles like this in a Vancouver uniform in a while, eh? The Canuc…
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  • Canucks hire Perry Pearn as assistant coach

    Canucks hire Perry Pearn as assistant coach

    The Vancouver Canucks named Perry Pearn as an assistant coach, the team announced Monday. Pearn joins assistants Glen Gulutzan and Doug Lidster on coach Willie Desjardins' staff. Pearn, 63, has worked 19 NHL seasons as an assistant coach with t...
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  • Alex Burrows and the Canucks are ready to come back from desola…

    Alex Burrows and the Canucks are ready to come back from desolation

    I didn’t really have a true sense of how rough Alex Burrows’ season was until I looked at his game-by-game results. When I did that, I realized that there was only one week in which he actually found the back of the net. From March 12-17, the Vancouver …
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  • Minor league hockey's massive makeover could cause NHL shockwav…

    Minor league hockey's massive makeover could cause NHL shockwaves

    yahoo.com Aug 9
    The city of Abbotsford was never a particularly good home base for the Calgary Flames' American Hockey League affiliate, and it had nothing to do with the team being just east of Vancouver, in the heart of Canucks country. Fact is, Abbotsford wasn't a g…
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  • Ovechkin in accident; hockey-themed food truck; ugly jersey mas…

    Ovechkin in accident; hockey-themed food truck; ugly jersey mashups (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Aug 5
    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. • What do the Buffalo Sabres and Vancouver Canucks have in common? Well, they're…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Where will Dustin Penner & Michael Del Zotto…

    Rumor Roundup: Where will Dustin Penner & Michael Del Zotto land?

    As the NHL off-season drags on, former New York Rangers and Nashville Predators defenseman Michael Del Zotto remains unsigned. Only 24, Del Zotto is just two years removed from a 41-point performance with the Rangers in 2011-12. Unfortunately, his stock…
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  • Hall Monitor: Does Luongo’s trajectory have him making it?

    Hall Monitor: Does Luongo’s trajectory have him making it?

    First things first, in the interests of full disclosure, I want to mention a little bet I have regarding Roberto Luongo. Early in Luongo’s tenure with the Vancouver Canucks, I wagered with THN managing editor Edward Fraser that Luongo would at some poin…
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  • Bob Clarke didn’t want Russians in the NHL…and he wasn’t alone

    Bob Clarke didn’t want Russians in the NHL…and he wasn’t alone

    Russians have had a huge impact on the NHL and the way the game is played, but their arrival in North America wasn’t without controversy. In the August, 1989, edition of The Hockey News, a wave of Soviet stars, riding the crest of glasnost, broke down b…
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  • Trevor Linden joins movement against staged fighting in the NHL

    Trevor Linden joins movement against staged fighting in the NHL

    For decades, anyone who has questioned the usefulness of fighting in hockey has heard the phrase “you never played the game, so you wouldn’t understand” thrown at them. Of course, the idea anyone needs to have been an NHL player to comment on fighting i…
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  • Vancouver Canucks sign sixth-overall draft pick Jake Virtanen

    Vancouver Canucks sign sixth-overall draft pick Jake Virtanen

    NHL.com Jul 27
    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

    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

    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

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