The Detroit Red Wings brought back a familiar face and along with him will be a player who has been a thorn on the their side for a few years. Mikael Samuelsson and Jordin Tootoo signed multi-year deals with the Red Wings late Sunday afternoon. Samuelsson, who will be in his second go-around with the [...]
The Detroit Red Wings’ season ended a couple of weeks ago, but it won’t stop them from taking a trip to Europe. No, they won’t be taking a Griswold Family Vacation, but they will be lacing up the skates once again in the upcoming IIHF World Championship to be held in Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, [...]
Jiri Hudler scored the game-tying goal at 5:30 of the third period and scored the deciding goal in the shootout as the Detroit Red Wings ended a mini two-game losing streak by clipping the visiting Florida Panthers 2-1 at the Joe Louis Arena. With the win, the Red Wings have repossession of fourth place in [...]
Tonight the Boston Bruins will look to get back to their winning ways and begin a new winning streak, as they return home for a showdown with the Southeast division leading Florida Panthers. Following a 2-1 loss at Winnipeg’s MTS Centre –their first regulation loss since October 27– Boston returns to the TD Garden for [...]
It was a long off season for hockey fans, especially Canucks fans. The scars of a devastating Game Seven loss at home and an embarrassing downtown Vancouver riot only set the tone for a tragic summer for the entire hockey community. After relying heavily on music to pass the time without hockey, The Flying V [...]
It has been a long and tragic off season for hockey fans however tonight two editions of the Vancouver Canucks will take to the ice as a team once again opposite two similarly outfitted Calgary Flames teams in a pair of debut exhibition battles.
After losing 4-1 to the hands of the lowly Edmonton Oilers and 4-0 against the Flames at the Heritage Classic in Calgary, the Montreal Canadiens were set to face their biggest test of their annual trip in Western Canada against the Vancouver Canucks, the best team in the NHL so far with season. The last [...]
Heading into the 2011 season the Vancouver Canucks were forced to decide between Ryan Kesler and Henrik Sedin as captain. While the decision to name Henrik Sedin became the worst kept secret in hockey, runner up Ryan Kesler has proven this season he too would have been an excellent choice to lead the team as captain.
It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. Markus Naslund’s career as a Vancouver Canuck displayed to the city a talent and offensive spark never seen before in a Canuck uniform. As the captain of the Canucks and driving force behind the West Coast Express, Naslund leadership and wrist shot were second to none. However in a city like Vancouver, scarred by defeat in 1994, the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs would never be enough for the smooth Swede called Nazzy.
Call it a statement game, call it a rivalry game, call it whatever you like. The Vancouver Canucks let their play do the talking Friday night, beating the Chicago Blackhawks in their own building on the way to a 3-0 victory. Tonight at Rogers Arena, the Canucks look to continue their strong play of late against another familiar rival, the St. Louis Blues.
Through 20 games the Vancouver Canucks have shown flashes of what many regard as a Stanley Cup calibre team; however the reigning Northwest Division Champions have a lot to strive for at the quarter mark of the 2010 season, currently 8th in the western conference.
It was only a matter of time until the bad habit of giving up an early lead would cost the Vancouver Canucks.
Only five games into the regular season the Vancouver Canucks are already relying on the defensive depth Mike Gillis acquired over the off season in order to fill holes in the Canucks top six. After Sami Salo’s infamous off season Floorball injury sidelined him for what may be entire 2010-11 season, defenceman Keith Ballard (Concussion) [...]
After only three regular season games, The Vancouver Canucks have yet to put together the same solid sixty minute performance that became their blueprint for success last season. Having won three out of a possible six points over their first three games, the Canucks are looking for consistency throughout all four lines tonight against the LA Kings, who spoiled the Canucks season opener last weekend.
Last Spring the Canucks post season party was ended early for the second straight year by the Chicago Blackhawks. Tonight the Vancouver Canucks are looking celebrate their 40th season in style with a victory, however this season will only likely only be a success if the Canucks earn the right to host the Stanley Cup as guest of honour at season’s end.
Who better than the Calgary Flames to renew acquaintances with in a double city, double header to open the 2011 pre-season.
IT WAS the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness. The Vancouver Canucks 2010 season has been a tale of two teams, and unfortunately for the Canucks their regular season performance was far superior in comparison to their playoff success.
The Canucks had no choice but to step up and prove their critics wrong, after talking about all the right things throughout the playoff series against the Blackhawks, the Vancouver Canucks executed their game plan to perfection, jumping on the favoured Blackhawks early and often on Sunday. After Brent Seabrook’s early wrist shot surprised Roberto [...]
The Canucks’ have shot themselves in the foot so many times this series, it is simply not possible for them to collectively harm themselves again, their metaphorical feet have already been blown right the [Gretzky] off.
After Vancouver’s impressive game one performance, the Canucks and Blackhawk’s continued the series trend of dominating visiting team victories as the Blackhawks manhandled the Canucks on Wednesday night at GM Place. The Blackhawks used their playoff specific game plan to simply outwork, outhustle and outwit the Canucks in game three. Chicago’s ability to force pucks [...]