Canucks Rumors & News

  • Canucks snap skid with win vs. Predators

    The Sports Xchange "VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Henrik Sedin moved closer to a milestone Tuesday night -- but he was more excited about helping his Vancouver Canucks get back on the winning track. Sedin's goal at 12:28 of the third period gave the Canucks a 1-0 victory over the Nashville Predators. With the..." January 18

  • A statistical look at the 2016-17 Selke candidates

    Fanrag Sports "Halfway through the NHL season, it’s pretty obvious who some of the awards favorites are. Unless Auston Matthews falls off the face of the earth, he’s likely to be taking home the Calder Trophy in June. The same can be said of Brent Burns and the Norris Trophy, as he’s on pace to top Erik..." January 18

  • Canucks lose Hutton for 3-6 weeks with small fracture in hand

    Fanrag Sports "The Vancouver Canucks have once again been hit by the injury bug, as defenseman Ben Hutton will sit out the next three to six weeks with a fractured hand. The club confirmed the injury on Tuesday afternoon, reporting that Hutton – who has four goals and 11 points through 41 games so far this..." January 17

  • Even if Jake Virtanen and Jordan Subban are improving, there are many NHL hurdles to clear

    Vancouver Province "Like and logic are a divided prospect projection highway for the Vancouver Canucks. Sometimes those roads intersect at some point and sometimes they don’t. The National Hockey League club likes the recent strides that struggling winger Jake Virtanen has made with the affiliate Utica Comets. And..." January 15

  • Hall scores in OT as Devils edge Canucks

    The Sports Xchange "VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Taylor Hall knew exactly what he was going to do -- and did not disappoint. Electing to shoot on a two-on-one, Hall scored the winning goal at 1:28 of overtime as the New Jersey Devils edged the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 on Sunday night. The Devils (18-18-9)..." January 15

  • Flyers rally past Canucks for shootout win

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- On a night when the Flyers spent more than 14 minutes on the penalty kill and pulled their goalie after two periods, captain Claude Giroux celebrated his 29th birthday by scoring the only goal in the shootout, leading Philadelphia to a 5-4 win over the Vancouver Canucks...." January 12

  • Canucks Don’t Plan To Trade Draft Picks This Season

    Pro Hockey Rumors "While Vancouver GM Jim Benning has been willing to move draft picks in recent years to bring in younger players, he told TSN 1040 in Vancouver (audio link) that he isn’t willing to do so this season. Two years ago, the Canucks dealt a second rounder to Calgary for Sven Baertschi while this past..." January 12

  • Jarnkrok's OT goal lifts Predators past Canucks

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As he led a 2-on-0 rush in the dying seconds of overtime Tuesday night, Roman Josi didn't know how much time was left. But he had just enough time to feed Calle Jarnkrok for a game-winning shorthanded goal at 4:58 that gave the Nashville Predators a dramatic 2-1 win over..." January 11

  • NHL unveils jerseys for All-Star Game "The National Hockey League's Centennial, the Los Angeles Kings' 50th anniversary, previous NHL All-Star Games and the Hollywood setting all influenced the design of the jerseys that will be worn during the 2017 Honda NHL® All-Star Game at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 29. All..." January 11

  • NHL announces 2017 All-Star rosters

    Sportsnet "The NHL released its 2017 All-Star Game rosters on Tuesday. A fan vote determined each division’s team captain, the results of which were released last week. The four head coaches for all-star weekend will be Michel Therrien of the Montreal Canadiens (Atlantic), Bruce Boudreau of the..." January 10

  • Friedman points out which NHL teams are hungry to make trades

    Fanrag Sports "Somebody. Anybody. Make some trades. Hockey fans are anxiously waiting for even a trickle of trade activity in the National Hockey League, but it’s been gravely disappointing on that front for awhile. “I have to tell you, I think there’s teams that really want to do something,” explained..." January 10

  • Another injury on Vancouver’s defense: This time, it’s Ben Hutton

    Pro Hockey Talk "Another day, another injured Canucks defenseman. This time, it’s Ben Hutton, who’s expected to be out “for a bit” after missing Saturday’s 3-1 loss in Calgary with an upper-body injury (reportedly a hand injury). The Canucks actually had to play with just five defenseman on Saturday, as..." January 09

  • Flames halt Canucks' six-game win streak

    The Sports Xchange "CALGARY, Alberta -- Corey Johnson made sure the Calgary Flames didn't lose another game they shouldn't have on Saturday. The goaltender was stellar in making 27 stops to lead the Flames to a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks, one night after Calgary fell to the same Canucks despite..." January 08

  • Canucks' win streak reaches six

    The Sports Xchange "VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- They will take the victory, but the Vancouver Canucks know they were lucky to extend their winning streak to six games. The Canucks were outshot 46-13 but still managed to beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 Friday night. Markus Granlund scored two goals and..." January 07

  • Miller, Canucks shut out Coyotes 3-0

    The Sports Xchange "VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The Vancouver Canucks are riding a wave of confidence into the new year. The Canucks got third-period goals from Brandon Sutter and Bo Horvat, and a shutout performance from goaltender Ryan Miller, for a 3-0 win over the Arizona Coyotes Wednesday night to..." January 05

  • Baertschi's two goals carry Canucks to fourth straight win

    The Sports Xchange "VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Being a healthy scratch 10 games ago created an attitude adjustment for Sven Baertschi. Baertschi scored his second goal on a power play late in the third period to give the Vancouver Canucks a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night. It was..." January 03

  • Are the NHL outdoor games still must-see TV?

    Yardbarker "The plan here for New Year’s Day was about the same as it has been for the last couple of years: Curl up into a ball and watch the first of the NHL outdoor games until the NYE-induced champagne headache finally faded. A couple years ago, there was a sizable amount of people that did the exact..." January 03

  • Horvat helps Vancouver top Oilers in shootout

    The Sports Xchange "EDMONTON, Alberta -- The Vancouver Canucks look like a different team since the Christmas break. Bo Horvat had a pair of assists and added the shootout winner as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 on Saturday. Alexandre Burrows and Sven Baertschi also scored for the..." January 01

  • Canucks edge Kings, 2-1

    The Sports Xchange "VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- After a couple of sub-par performances, the Vancouver Canucks needed a confidence lift coming out of the Christmas break. A 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday filled that order. Loui Eriksson scored during a first-period power play, then Henrik..." December 29

  • Jannik Hansen Out For Up To Six Weeks

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Vancouver Canucks announced today via Twitter that right wing Jannik Hansen is expected to miss 4 – 6 weeks with a knee injury suffered Friday night. Hansen was apparently hurt on a knee-to-knee hit from Mathieu Perreault of Winnipeg. Replays show the hit may also have been late but the league..." December 28

  • Giordano's two goals ignite Flames in 4-1 win

    The Sports Xchange "CALGARY, Alberta -- Mark Giordano has gone through games this season where he hasn't had many scoring chances at all. Friday wasn't one of those nights as the veteran defenseman scored twice to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks at the Scotiabank Saddledome...." December 24

  • Jets get rare road win in Vancouver

    The Sports Xchange "VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Nikolaj Ehlers supplied the spark the Winnipeg Jets needed. Ehlers scored twice in the third period, and assisted on the game-tying goal in the second, as the Jets defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 Thursday night. The Jets, who lost 4-1 to the Canucks in..." December 23

  • The time is here for the Canucks to trade Jannik Hansen

    Vancouver Sun "Jannik Hansen is everything that’s right about the Canucks, and wrong. He’s fast, enough so that when he’s out of the lineup, Vancouver’s lack of speed is palpable and inoperable. He’s good, enough so he’s lead the entire organization in even-strength goal-scoring rate for the past four..." December 22

  • Hansen scores twice to help Canucks ground Jets

    The Sports Xchange "VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Jannik Hansen is starting to get back in the groove. Hansen scored twice as the Vancouver Canucks erased an early 1-0 deficit with four unanswered goals in a 4-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. Hansen, who returned to the lineup Dec. 11 after..." December 21

  • Canucks’ Gudbranson could undergo wrist surgery

    Pro Hockey Talk "Just when the Vancouver Canucks appeared to be getting healthier . . . There were reports Saturday night that Canucks’ defenseman Erik Gudbranson could be facing wrist surgery, which, according to News 1130 Sports in Vancouver, could mean “significant” time out of the lineup. Earlier in the..." December 18

  • Jackets top Canucks for 9th straight win

    The Sports Xchange "VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- It took overtime but the Columbus Blue Jackets earned head coach John Tortorella his 500th NHL victory on Sunday. Seth Jones scored 46 seconds into overtime to give the Blue Jackets a 4-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks. Tortorella, who has coached the..." December 18

  • Torts returns to Vancouver, riding high and looking for win No. 500

    Vancouver Province "Former Canucks coach, winner of eight straight, is looking to get milestone victory and set a team-best win streak in the process John Tortorella may be long gone, but he will never be forgotten. Not in Vancouver. “There’s a lot of different things that stand out,” Jannik Hansen said. “We..." December 18

  • Canucks stop three-game slide with 4-2 win

    The Sports Xchange "VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Bo Horvat picked the right time to break out of a goal-scoring slump. Horvat took advantage of a lucky bounce to score a third-period, power-play goal as the Vancouver Canucks snapped a three-game skid with a 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday..." December 17

  • Hurricanes storm back to beat Canucks

    The Sports Xchange "RALEIGH, N.C. -- Carolina Hurricanes' coaches and players across the board were searching their memory banks Tuesday night to recall a more wild, high-scoring hockey game in their careers. "I haven't seen it at this level, I can tell you that," Carolina coach Bill Peters said of his team's..." December 13

  • Caps shut out road-weary Canucks

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- The milestones continue to pile up for Alexander Ovechkin. The Washington Capitals left winger became the 18th player in NHL history to score 200 power-play goals as his first-period tally would prove to be the difference Sunday in a 3-0 triumph over the weary Vancouver..." December 11

  • Canucks recall goaltender Thatcher Demko from AHL

    Sportsnet "The Vancouver Canucks have recalled goaltender Thatcher Demko from the AHL’s Utica Comets. The move came on Friday, a day after Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller was forced to leave a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning with a suspected lower-body injury." December 10

  • Barkov, MacKenzie propel Panthers past Canucks

    The Sports Xchange "SUNRISE, Fla. -- The Florida Panthers put little-known Seth Griffith on their top line for the first time on Saturday night, and it worked. Aleksander Barkov and Derek MacKenzie each produced a goal and an assist to lead the Panthers to a 4-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks at the BB&T..." December 10

  • Canucks defeat Lightning for rare road win

    The Sports Xchange "TAMPA, Fla. -- Ryan Miller stopped 38 shots before pulling himself late in the third period to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday. Jayson Megna and Jack Skille each scored twice while Erik Gudbranson added a goal and an assist as Vancouver..." December 08

  • Philip Larsen of Canucks released from hospital "Vancouver Canucks defenseman Philip Larsen was released from the hospital and medically cleared to return to Vancouver on Wednesday, one day after he was taken off the ice on a stretcher in the second period of a 3-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center. Larsen was hit by Devils..." December 07

  • Canucks' Larsen leaves on stretcher after huge hit by Hall

    CBC Sports "Vancouver Canucks defenceman Philip Larsen left Tuesday's game against the New Jersey Devils on a stretcher after Taylor Hall knocked him out cold in the second period. Hall's check caused Larsen to fall backwards onto the ice, where he appeared to remain unconscious as players around him..." December 07

  • Devils edge Vancouver, stay hot at home

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- Ben Lovejoy isn't known for his offense. Most defensemen tabbed with the "stay at home" label will usually talk about their contentment with playing tough in their zone, checking and just being happy to contribute in some way to a victory. Lovejoy is not most defensemen...." December 06

  • McDavid, Crosby, Price and Kane lead All-Star voting through first week

    Pro Hockey Talk "Voting for the 2017 NHL All-Star game has been underway for more than a week now, and on Tuesday afternoon the league announced the early leaders from each division. The game, which will take place in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, will feature the same format as last year’s game with the four..." December 06

  • Canucks could consider extending contract of UFA Miller

    The Province "Any conceivable scenario in moving pending unrestricted free-agent Ryan Miller this season always meant one thing. The Vancouver Canucks would have to find a capable and affordable stopper willing to accept a bridge contract to work with Jacob Markstrom until prized prospect Thatcher Demko..." December 06

  • Canucks' Linden: A rebuild would be unfair to Sedins

    Sportsnet "When Trevor Linden’s father-in-law came to this country in 1949, he left his road bicycle behind in Italy. He missed it. So in 1956, he wrote to his cousin back home: “I want a Bottecchia. Can you send it to me?” That bike, a rare gem revered by avid cyclists like Linden, sat collecting dust in..." December 04

  • Canucks' Chris Tanev: Still week-to-week with ankle injury

    CBS Sports "Tanev (ankle) is still week-to-week battling an ankle injury, Matthew Sekeres of TSN 1040 AM reports. The defenseman hasn't played in a game since Nov. 2, and still seems a ways away from returning." December 03

  • Granlund, Horvat lift Canucks past Maple Leafs

    The Sports Xchange "VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Goaltender Ryan Miller felt he had let his Vancouver teammates down earlier this week in a loss to Anaheim. Miller made amends Saturday in a 3-2 shootout win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. He made 38 saves during regulation and overtime, then added a couple more..." December 03

  • 'Dead man' Matt Martin not worried about Canuck threats

    Toronto Sun "Matt Martin looked fine for someone under a death threat. But most of the principal Maple Leafs involved in last month’s brouhaha with the Canucks in Toronto weren’t expecting a carry-over here Saturday evening. Not with so many people keeping a close eye on any extra curriculars, including the..." December 03

  • Gudbranson downplays sincerity of threat to Leafs' Martin

    Vancouver Sun "It is not true that the National Hockey League is unconcerned about player safety. After the Vancouver Canucks’ nasty game against the Toronto Maple Leafs four weeks ago, the NHL took a stance on homicide. Apparently, the league is against it. “Matt Martin is dead!” Canuck defencemen Erik..." December 03

  • Ducks top Canucks for third straight victory

    The Sports Xchange "VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Andrew Cogliano understands what it's like to be small in a big man's game. So Cogliano knows what he's talking about when he says Anaheim Ducks rookie Ondrej Kase has a bright future ahead of him. Kase scored the first NHL goal, and Cogliano picked up..." December 02

  • NHLPA expected to reject offer to extend CBA for Olympic participation

    The Hockey News "The NHL’s verbal offer of a three-year extension to the collective bargaining agreement in exchange for Olympic participation has been rejected by the NHLPA. If NHL players are going to participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, it’s not likely to come by way of extending the collective..." December 02

  • NHL Eyeing Exhibition Game In China; Continues History Of International Play

    Pro Hockey Rumors "According to TSN’s NHL Insider Darren Dreger, the NHL is expected to play an exhibition game in China next season. While the NHL is easily the most nationally diverse of the “Big Four” North American sports leagues and has a history of playing international games, this would be their first foray..." December 02

  • Rangers remain NHL’s most valuable team, according to Forbes

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Rangers have widened the gap atop the annual list of the NHL’s most valuable teams. According to Forbes, the Rangers’ franchise value has risen four percent in the last year to $1.25 billion. Meanwhile, the NHL’s second-most valuable team, the Montreal Canadiens, fell five percent..." December 01

  • Baertschi's late goal lifts Canucks past Wild

    The Sports Xchange "VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The Minnesota Wild allowed a league-low 41 goals coming into the Tuesday night game against the Vancouver Canucks. Somehow, the Canucks, one of the lowest-scoring teams in the league, defeated the Wild 5-4 at Rogers Arena. "We definitely didn't draw it up..." November 30

  • Alex Edler, Tyler Bertuzzi out multiple weeks with injuries

    Fanrag Sports "The Vancouver Canucks got some bad news on Monday afternoon, when it was confirmed that defenseman Alex Edler will miss the next four to six weeks with injury. The team confirmed on Monday that Edler, who currently has a goal and three points on the season, will sit out as he recovers from..." November 28

  • Granlund's shootout goal lifts Canucks past Avalanche

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Vancouver was down a defenseman and playing for the second night in a row, so getting to overtime seemed like a victory. The Canucks wanted more, and Jacob Markstrom made sure they got it. Markstrom stopped 32 shots and all three Colorado attempts in the shootout, Marcus..." November 27

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