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Burrows hopeful for a bounce back season in Vancouver

Burrows hopeful for a bounce back season in Vancouver

thehockeynews.com Updated Jul 24 (4 days ago)
Alex Burrows saw what his friend and former teammate Chris Higgins went through last season and is trying to avoid a similar situation as he prepares for his 12th NHL season. Higgins struggled, found himself in the American Hockey League after the Canuc…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Trading Yakupov won’t be easy for Oilers

    Rumor Roundup: Trading Yakupov won’t be easy for Oilers

    thehockeynews.com Jul 23 (5 days ago)
    Throughout last season, Edmonton Oilers right wing Nail Yakupov was frequently mentioned as a potential trade candidate. Entering this off-season, speculation persisted the 2012 first-overall draft pick would be dealt at some point. Oilers GM Peter Chia…
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  • Smashfest: Charitable yet competitive ping-pong by NHL players

    Smashfest: Charitable yet competitive ping-pong by NHL players

    yahoo.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)
    Reporting by Dhiren Mahiban TORONTO – – For the second time in as many years Patrick Eaves walked away from the annual Smashfest Ping-Pong tournament as the champion. The Dallas Stars forward defeated Alex Burrows of the Vancouver Canucks to reclaim his…
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  • Huge if True: How will the Canucks get a scoring winger?

    Huge if True: How will the Canucks get a scoring winger?

    yahoo.com Jul 21 (7 days ago)
    (Getty Images) [Breaking down the plausibility of the week’s biggest rumor.] For some inexplicable reason, the Vancouver Canucks continue to pursue a Jay Feaster-like pursuit of “going for it.” In this case, as in the case of the Calgary Flames several …
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  • Prust ready to earn spot in training camp — here are five other…

    Prust ready to earn spot in training camp — here are five others who could go the same route

    After the way things started in Montreal for Zack Kassian, it would have been hard to imagine that it was he who would have had the better season following an off-season trade between the Canadiens and Canucks that sent Brandon Prust to Vancouver. Howev…
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  • Wild try to shame Jordan Schroeder into contract surrender

    Wild try to shame Jordan Schroeder into contract surrender

    yahoo.com Jul 19
    Getty Images Jordan Schroeder hasn’t exactly lit the NHL on fire during his four-year career, after being taken 22nd overall in 2009 by the Vancouver Canucks. He has 27 points in 107 games, including four points in 26 games with the Minnesota Wild last …
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  • Canucks want to add ‘proven scorer’ — who could fit the bill?

    Canucks want to add ‘proven scorer’ — who could fit the bill?

    The Vancouver Canucks made some off-season moves in hopes of increasing their scoring this coming campaign, adding Loui Eriksson to potentially play alongside the Sedin twins and locking up youngsters Markus Granlund, Sven Baertschi and Emerson Etem. An…
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  • Canucks sign forward Michael Carcone to three-year, entry-level…

    Canucks sign forward Michael Carcone to three-year, entry-level contract

    NHL.com Jul 15
    VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks signed forward Michael Carcone to a three-year, entry-level contract on Friday. Carcone appeared in 66 games for the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League in 2015-16, where he tied...
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  • Remember this, Ducks fans: Anaheim almost hired Travis Green

    Remember this, Ducks fans: Anaheim almost hired Travis Green

    It may not happen immediately, but at some point Anaheim fans will want to remember this news: Travis Green, who has been pegged as the next in line for an NHL coaching job for a couple years now, could have been the Ducks’ bench boss for 2016-17. In an…
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  • Rumor Roundup:  Canucks still in the market for forward help

    Rumor Roundup: Canucks still in the market for forward help

    The Vancouver Canucks made a notable splash in this summer’s free-agent pool by signing right winger Loui Eriksson. They could still be in the market for an additional forward. Jason Botchford of The Province reports the Canucks have been quietly trying…
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  • Canucks sign Markstrom to a three-year extension

    Canucks sign Markstrom to a three-year extension

    The Vancouver Canucks solidified their goaltending situation on Thursday inking Jacob Markstrom to a three-year extension worth $11 million. The deal carries an annual average value of $3.67 million. Markstrom had one year remaining on his two-year, $3.…
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  • Vancouver Canucks name NHL ironman Doug Jarvis as assistant coa…

    Vancouver Canucks name NHL ironman Doug Jarvis as assistant coach

    NHL.com Jul 4
    VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have named Doug Jarvis, holder of the NHL's ironman record, as an assistant coach. The Brantford, Ont., native has 26 years of coaching experience following a 13-season NHL playing career. He is a six-time...
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  • Ten unheralded depth signings from July 1 that could exceed exp…

    Ten unheralded depth signings from July 1 that could exceed expectations

    On the opening day of NHL free agency, 131 players signed contracts worth a combined total of more than $650 million, according to capfriendly.com. While Milan Lucic, Kyle Okposo, David Backes and Andrew Ladd dominated headlines, signing big-money deals…
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  • Canucks sign highly-coveted scorer Loui Eriksson to six-year co…

    Canucks sign highly-coveted scorer Loui Eriksson to six-year contract

    VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks signed highly-coveted free agent forward Loui Eriksson to a six-year, US$36 million contract on Friday. The 30-year-old right winger spent the last three seasons with the Boston Bruins and scored 30 times whi...
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  • Down Goes Brown: The five worst free agent signings of the past…

    Down Goes Brown: The five worst free agent signings of the past 20 years

    Free agency opens on Friday, as teams will be officially allowed to sign players on the open market, and fans around the league should be excited. No, wait, excited isn’t the right word. What’s the one I’m looking for? Terrified. That’s the one. You sho…
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  • Canucks fined for tampering after GM's remarks

    Canucks fined for tampering after GM's remarks

    Canucks fined for tampering after GM's remarks
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  • Vancouver Canucks put Chris Higgins on waivers, plan to buy him…

    Vancouver Canucks put Chris Higgins on waivers, plan to buy him out

    VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks announced Monday the club has placed Chris Higgins on waivers with the intention of buying out the final year of his contract. The move to cut ties doesn't come as a shock after the veteran forward found hims...
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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.