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Canucks GM facing tampering punishment for Stamkos, Subban talk

Canucks GM facing tampering punishment for Stamkos, Subban talk

yahoo.com Updated Jun 25 (yesterday)
BUFFALO, NY – Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning recently said he’d like to add P.K. Subban or Steven Stamkos to his team this summer. Since both are under contract to the Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning respectively, the NHL is expected to let…
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  • Canucks president Trevor Linden says next goal is to add some f…

    Canucks president Trevor Linden says next goal is to add some free agent scoring

    NHL.com Jun 25 (yesterday)
    BUFALO, N.Y. - The Vancouver Canucks left the NHL draft with a skilled defenceman and a bushel of young talent but the search for scoring continues. After picking Finnish defenceman Olli Juolevi fifth overall Friday night, the Canucks took fi...
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  • Canucks select defenceman Olli Juolevi with fifth overall pick …

    Canucks select defenceman Olli Juolevi with fifth overall pick at NHL draft

    NHL.com Jun 24 (yesterday)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Vancouver Canucks selected Finnish defenceman Olli Juolevi with the fifth overall pick at the NHL draft on Friday. Juolevi, the third Finn to be picked in the top-5, played for the juggernaut Memorial Cup winning London Kn...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Latest on Subban, Lucic, Shattenkirk, Fowler and…

    Rumor Roundup: Latest on Subban, Lucic, Shattenkirk, Fowler and more

    thehockeynews.com Jun 24 (2 days ago)
    Entering the 2016 NHL draft, the trade speculation is ramping up on several notable NHL stars. Topping the list is Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban. The trade chatter reached a fever pitch on Thursday when Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning admit…
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  • Bergevin insists he's not shopping Subban, but says he's receiv…

    Bergevin insists he's not shopping Subban, but says he's received calls on No. 1 defenceman

    NHL.com Jun 23 (3 days ago)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin insists he's not shopping P.K. Subban. Bergevin sought to quiet speculation about his star defenceman following comments made on Friday by Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning, who ...
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  • This man could shake up the first round of the 2016 draft

    This man could shake up the first round of the 2016 draft

    thehockeynews.com Jun 23 (3 days ago)
    BUFFALO – Weird. Vincent Lecavalier retired. You’d swear it was him, or a magical teenage version of him, sitting on a podium overlooking Lake Erie. That’s what it felt like talking to elite 2016 NHL draft prospect Pierre-Luc Dubois. Dubois, a friendly,…
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  • Calgary Flames find 'perfect match' in Glen Gulutzan hiring

    Calgary Flames find 'perfect match' in Glen Gulutzan hiring

    yahoo.com Jun 17
    All 30 head coaching slots will be filled as of Friday after Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving revealed the league's "worse-kept secret" by announcing the hiring of Glen Gulutzan as the team's new bench boss. Gulutzan, who had served as an assi…
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  • Canucks’ Sven Baertschi turns career year into two-year, $3.7-m…

    Canucks’ Sven Baertschi turns career year into two-year, $3.7-million deal

    Sven Baertschi could never find his fit with the Flames, and after three trying campaigns, the 2011 13th-overall selection was shipped out of Calgary to the division-rival Canucks. The move didn’t look like much at the time, but the 23-year-old winger m…
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  • 10 players who could be buyout candidates this off-season

    10 players who could be buyout candidates this off-season

    Nothing says the off-season quite like the threat of buyouts, and we’re inching ever-closer to the NHL’s buyout window opening and several players could see their time with their current teams come to a close. For some of the candidates, massive contrac…
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  • Vancouver Canucks name Dan Cloutier as club's new goaltending c…

    Vancouver Canucks name Dan Cloutier as club's new goaltending coach

    NHL.com Jun 14
    VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks announced Tuesday that Dan Cloutier has been hired as the club's goaltending coach. Roland Melanson, who held the position for the last six seasons, assumes the role of goaltending coach, player development. ...
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  • Ex-Canucks GM Mike Gillis joins Swiss team's board of directors

    Ex-Canucks GM Mike Gillis joins Swiss team's board of directors

    yahoo.com Jun 14
    A little over two years after being fired as general manager of the Vancouver Canucks, Mike Gillis is back in hockey. Swiss league side Geneve-Servette HC announced on Tuesday that they have hired Gillis, along with his former assistant GM in Vancouver,…
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  • Can Penguins close out series on the road?

    Can Penguins close out series on the road?

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have another chance to win their fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history, and first since 2009, when they face the San Jose Sharks on the road in Game 6. Trying to win a championship on the road late in a series doesn’t sound lik…
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  • Pittsburgh Jinxes the Penguins, Rounds Up Couches So Hockey Fan…

    Pittsburgh Jinxes the Penguins, Rounds Up Couches So Hockey Fans Can't Burn Them

    deadspin.com Jun 9
    Five years ago, the Vancouver Canucks boned up a Game 7 at home and the city of Vancouver responded with a massive riot. The riot resulted in five million Canadian dollars of property damage and also a fantastic photo of a couple taking a break from bur…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Could Evgeni Malkin hit the trade block?

    Rumor Roundup: Could Evgeni Malkin hit the trade block?

    Could the 2016 Stanley Cup final be the last time we see Evgeni Malkin in a Pittsburgh Penguins uniform? That’s the opinion of Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, who believes the Penguins could trade the 29-year-old center in the off-season. Kypreos and colleagu…
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  • Ryan Kesler knows what kind of coach the Ducks need

    Ryan Kesler knows what kind of coach the Ducks need

    Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Kesler is one of the good ones. He’s a candid, thoughtful interviewee, reliable for some insightful and occasionally edgy comments when questioned. In a story compiled by Vancouver Canucks beat writer and THN correspondent Ben …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Troy Brouwer eyes playing for hometown Canucks

    Rumor Roundup: Troy Brouwer eyes playing for hometown Canucks

    Earlier this season, some speculation suggested the Vancouver Canucks might pursue Los Angeles Kings left winger (and Vancouver native) Milan Lucic via free agency. The Kings and Lucic, however, are reportedly working toward a new deal that will keep hi…
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  • Canucks Sports and Entertainment names Jeff Stipec as chief ope…

    Canucks Sports and Entertainment names Jeff Stipec as chief operating officer

    NHL.com May 27
    VANCOUVER - Canucks Sports and Entertainment announced Friday that Jeff Stipec has been named the company's new chief operating officer. Stipec previously held the role of vice-president, hospitality and event operations for two years with CS...
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  • Erik Gudbranson to Canucks, Jared McCann to Panthers in head-sc…

    Erik Gudbranson to Canucks, Jared McCann to Panthers in head-scratcher trade

    Who said we had to wait until draft day for major off-season trades to start happening? The Florida Panthers and Vancouver Canucks bamboozled us with a surprise trade Wednesday night, reported by Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston. The Panthers sent defenseman …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Canucks’ top priority will be addressing scoring…

    Rumor Roundup: Canucks’ top priority will be addressing scoring depth

    A lack of scoring depth scuttled the Vancouver Canucks playoff hopes this season. Only the New Jersey Devils scored fewer goals . Addressing this should be a priority for GM Jim Benning. Since March, there’s been talk Benning could pursue Boston Bruins …
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  • All the latest on Dale Tallon, Pavel Datsyuk and Mike Van Ryn

    All the latest on Dale Tallon, Pavel Datsyuk and Mike Van Ryn

    Scott Luce has been either the director of scouting or director of player personnel with the Florida Panthers since 2002. And like literally every other person in the talent evaluation business, he has some home runs and he has some skeletons in his clo…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Would trading Nash open up Stamkos possibility f…

    Rumor Roundup: Would trading Nash open up Stamkos possibility for Rangers?

    Could the New York Rangers trade left winger Rick Nash this summer? Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman suggests it’s possible. He thinks the Rangers have been asked about the 31-year-old forward, speculating they could move him under the right circumstances.…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Canucks, Oilers set to have busy off-seasons in …

    Rumor Roundup: Canucks, Oilers set to have busy off-seasons in search of winger, blueliner

    It’s been nearly a month since the Vancouver Canucks’ season came to an end. That hasn’t stopped the local media from speculating about the club’s off-season roster plans. The Vancouver Sun’s Ben Kuzma lists five things he believes the Canucks should an…
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  • A sad, disturbing story surrounding Canucks winger Linden Vey, …

    A sad, disturbing story surrounding Canucks winger Linden Vey, whose father is about to go on trial

    deadspin.com May 11
    A sad, disturbing story surrounding Canucks winger Linden Vey, whose father is about to go on trial for allegedly plotting with his mistress to murder their respective spouses.Read more...
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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.