Henrik Sedin remembers well the incident between his Vancouver Canucks and the Calgary Flames on Jan. 18, 2014.
Flames coach Bob Hartley put his fourth line on the ice for the opening faceoff. Then-Canucks coach John Tortorella countered with his enforcers. A line brawl ensued two seconds after puck drop, Tortorella was suspended for trying to enter Calgary's dressing room during...
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The Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 4-1 Friday night, but the highlight was the massive brawl that took place at the end of the game.The tension that had been building between the two teams finally boiled over with 1:17 remaining in the third period. After the brawl was over, the officials handed out 132 minutes of penalties, including 42 minutes to Flames defenseman...
Eddie Lack made 22 saves and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Friday night to even their first-round playoff series at a game apiece.
Daniel Sedin, Chris Higgins, Ronalds Kenins and Radim Vrbata -- into an empty net -- scored for the Canucks, who snapped a seven-game losing streak at home in the playoffs dating to the 2011 Stanley Cup final.
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Eddie Lack made 22 saves and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Friday night to even their first-round playoff series at a game apiece.
Daniel Sedin, Chris Higgins, Ronalds Kenins and Radim Vrbata - into an empty net - scored for the Canucks, who snapped a seven-game losing streak at home in the playoffs dating to the 2011 Stanley...
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Game one of the Vancouver Canucks’ series against the division rival Calgary Flames goes tonight in Van City. It will be the seventh time in history the teams have met in the playoffs, and the first time since 2004. The last three times these teams met (2004, 1994 and 1989), the winner of the series […]
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Season Recap: Vancouver Canucks (48-29-5, 101 Points) The Canucks finished 2nd the Pacific Division and 5th in the Western Conference. They’ve quietly stayed right in the middle of the pack all season long, led by the Sedin twins. Head coach Willie Desjardins has looked like a saviour in his first season after the Canucks missed [&hellip
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Simply put, Ryan Miller is a pretty good goalie. He suffered a knee injury that cost him more than a month of ice time. Eddie Lack got off to a rocky start in his absence, but he quickly put that behind him and now has a 2.45 GAA and .921 save percentage in 41 contests. […]
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The Vancouver Canucks are set to host the Calgary Flames tonight in game one of their first-round series. It’s the seventh time in history the teams have met in the playoffs. Here are three x-factors from the Canucks side that could determine who moves on and who hits the golf course come May: Special Teams […]
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| gettyimages.com The NHL playoffs begin this week. I figured it’d be a good idea for TopSportsReport to have rankings to help fans understand the playoffs better, make their predictions better, and also, simply increase discussion surrounding this year’s playoffs. The goalie is one of the most important players on the ice, if not the most important. Taking...
The Vancouver Canucks round up the best “Saves of the Month” as goaltender Eddie Lack helped the Canucks inch closer to the playoffs with a couple of stellar performances and timely saves in the month of March.
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| gettyimages.com The Vancouver Canucks have been playing their hardest to win games recently with several of their top players on the IR list. Since February, they’ve been missing quite a few of their key players. Such as Alex Burrows (RW), Chris Higgins (LW), Kevin Bieksa (D), and Ryan Miller (G). Alex Burrows, who missed two games with an upper body injury in...
We’re going coast-to-coast! Ok, well we aren’t, but Oliver Ekman-Larsson did! Sunday night against the Vancouver Canucks, Ekman-Larsson took the puck the whole length of the ice on an outstanding individual effort to put one behind Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom and tie the score at 1.
Watch Ekman-Larsson go!
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A pair of third-period goals by Alexandre Burrows, just 17 seconds apart, gave the Vancouver Canucks a 4-1 win Tuesday over the Flyers.
Burrows' 13th tally of the season came at the 6:44 mark of the third period on a wrist shot from Daniel Sedin. Seconds later, the Canucks (40-25-4) found themselves on another rush, with Sedin setting Burrows up for his second two-goal game of...
Ryan Stanton celebrates with his teammates as Vancouver got the 2-1 victory. Photo: Maddie Meyer/Getty ImagesThe Bruins returned to the TD Garden after a lengthy road trip that ended well, but was mostly unsuccessful. They welcomed the team they started their road trip with, the Vancouver Canucks. In the first period, Boston wasted no time scoring first when Daniel Paille broke his...
The Vancouver Canucks pulled off a heist entering the 1999 NHL entry draft.
Then-general manager Brian Burke did some wheeling and dealing to secure the Canucks two of the top three draft spots in the entire draft. Burke and the Canucks ultimately used those picks to select Daniel and Henrik Sedin, widely considered the top two prospects in the draft.
Vancouver Canucks forward Shawn Matthias earned the first hat trick of his NHL career in the Vancouver Canucks’ 5-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Friday night at Rogers Arena.
Matthias didn’t have to work very hard for his hat trick, and that’s because his three goals were the result of defensive mistakes and mental errors from the Bruins.
The Canucks opened the scoring just...
Here’s an incredibly sad story out of Vancouver. A fan of the Vancouver Canucks is suing the team after sustaining a serious head injury caused by the barrel of a confetti cannon which fell from the arena’s ceiling during the Canucks’ 2011 playoff game against San Jose.
The lawsuit, as reported by the Toronto Sun, details that a portion of the confetti cannon fell and struck Davis...
Get your popcorn ready, Blues fans. It's not too late to get tickets for 38 : Pavol Demitra, a movie chronicling the life and career of former Blues great Pavol Demitra. The Blues are hosting an exclusive, one-time-only screening March 8 at 7 p.m. at Peabody Opera House. Tickets for the event are $38 and proceeds will benefit the Blues 14 Fund and the Pavol Demitra Fund. Tickets...
Vancouver’s Derek Dorsett ran into an unexpected maintenance issue during last night’s game against the Wild when Minnesota defenseman Matt Dumba fired a slap shot right off his skate blade, breaking it in two. Dorsett immediately hit the deck and struggled his way to the Canucks bench while a teammate cleared his severed blade away
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Here’s something you don’t see very often. Minnesota’s Matt Dumba wound up for a big shap shot and blasted it in the direction of Vancouver’s Derek Dorsett. Remarkably, the shot broke the blade off of Dorsett’s boot.
Dorsett tried to get back to his bench, but it wasn’t easy with just one skate. Hilarious.
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Vancouver Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller makes franchise history recording back-to-back shutouts on consecutive nights while on the road in January. Ryan Miller now has a win against every NHL team!Watch some of his best saves of the month below.
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At a recent fundraiser, the Vancouver Canucks split into three teams (USA, World and Sweden) and played Ellen’s Heads Up! game. If you haven’t heard of the game, you download it on your iPad or iPhone and you try to make the person holding the device say or guess what’s on the screen. Other variations include charades and accents.
As you might imagine, it’s pretty hilarious...
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Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen got quite the scare Saturday night.
Hansen was taken to the hospital after he collapsed on the bench during the Canucks’ game vs. the Calgary Flames. Despite the scary situation, Hansen is expected to be OK.
The collapse came after Hansen took a big hit from Calgary defenseman Dennis Wideman in the corner. Hansen absorbed the hit and looked...