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…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Trading Yakupov won’t be easy for Oilersthehockeynews.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…Share Tweetyahoo.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…Share Tweetyahoo.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 …Share TweetAfter 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 19Getty 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 …Share Tweet
Canucks want to add ‘proven scorer’ — who could fit the bill?thehockeynews.com Jul 16The 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…Share Tweet
Canucks sign forward Michael Carcone to three-year, entry-level contractNHL.com Jul 15VANCOUVER - 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...Share Tweet
Remember this, Ducks fans: Anaheim almost hired Travis Greenthehockeynews.com Jul 13It 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…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Canucks still in the market for forward helpthehockeynews.com Jul 9The 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…Share TweetThe 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.…Share Tweet
Vancouver Canucks name NHL ironman Doug Jarvis as assistant coachNHL.com Jul 4VANCOUVER - 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...Share Tweet
Ten unheralded depth signings from July 1 that could exceed expectationsthehockeynews.com Jul 2On 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…Share TweetVANCOUVER - 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...Share Tweet
Down Goes Brown: The five worst free agent signings of the past 20 yearsthehockeynews.com Jun 29Free 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…Share TweetCanucks fined for tampering after GM's remarksShare TweetVANCOUVER - 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...Share Tweet
Kings Blank CanucksMar 12Tyler Toffoli scored his 20th goal of the season, while Jonathan Quick had 19 saves in Los Angeles' 4-0 win over Vancouver.
Playoff Battle In Pacific DivisionMar 10With the Ducks running away with the division title, there could be four teams, including the defending champion Kings, battling for just two playoff spots.
'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHLMar 10Jim 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.
Canucks Edge DucksMar 9Zack Kassian scored his 10th goal of the season in the third period to help the Canucks beat the Ducks 2-1.