Canucks Rumors & News

  • Canucks boast depth in downing Bruins

    Vancouver Sun "OK, let’s see if we can figure out how this is happening because it doesn’t make sense that the Vancouver Canucks’ thinnest lineup in years is producing their biggest wins of the season. First, there’s this Zack Kassian fellow. Hockey hair and teeth, great hands, still trying to figure it all..." February 25

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    Jeff Paterson @patersonjeff

    #Canucks Benning says MRI on Miller confirms sprained knee. Sticking with 4-6 week timeframe.

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • With Miller reportedly out 4-6 weeks, Canucks ‘confident’ in Lack

    Pro Hockey Talk "With Ryan Miller reportedly out 4-6 weeks due to a lower-body injury suffered Sunday on Long Island, Canucks GM Jim Benning addressed reporters today ahead of tomorrow’s game in Boston. Benning was vague on Miller’s prognosis, saying more evaluation was needed before a timeline for return could..." February 23

  • Short-handed Canucks shut out Islanders, 4-0

    Vancouver Sun "Eddie Lack did everything Sunday but get credited for a win, and he joked that he thought about letting in one goal late in the game to take the W away from Ryan Miller. The goalies shared the shutout. Their team shared the win. Even as their worst injury crisis in years deepened, the..." February 23

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    Vancouver Canucks @VanCanucks

    GM Jim Benning speaking to the media in Boston. Said Miller is on his way back Vancouver for an MRI. Markstrom has been recalled. #Canucks

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    John Shannon @JSportsnet

    Ryan Miller returning to Vancouver today for MRI and further tests after being injured in Islanders game.

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    Vancouver Canucks @VanCanucks

    Desjardins said Burrows will not play tonight. #Canucks

  • Canucks' Benning: "We're not looking to move Zack Kassian"

    Nichols on Hockey "On how many calls he’s taken on Zack Kassian: “We’ve talked to a few teams on Zack, but listen - we know that Zack’s a unique player because it’s hard to find players with size and with skill and the hands that he has, so we’re not looking to move Zack. We want to just keep working with him and..." February 20

  • 'Bulldog' Biega helps lift Canucks over Wild

    Vancouver Sun "His minor-league teammates call him “Bulldog” and Alex Biega is all of that. He is a 5-10 defenceman but his nickname is not sarcastic. You must have some bulldog in you to play hockey at that size, to battle big odds and bigger opponents and, especially, to not let years in the minors diminish..." February 17

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    Ben Kuzma @benkuzma

    #Canucks have recalled Alex Biega from Utica with Edler injured and Tanev questionable for tonight against #Wild.

  • Hats off to Shawn Matthias as Canucks knock off Bruins

    Vancouver Sun "Shawn Matthias loves being a Vancouver Canuck and hopes to remain one. He certainly helped his chances Friday night. Matthias scored two quick first-period goals and completed his first NHL hat trick in the third as the Canucks beat the Boston Bruins 5-2 Friday night before an energized and..." February 14

  • Tortorella felt firing by Canucks was justified: report "John Tortorella believes he deserved to be fired as coach after one season with the Vancouver Canucks. During an interview Friday with WDAE 620 AM in Tampa, Tortorella said poor play in the second half of the season is what led to the end of his time with the Canucks. "We had a great first..." February 14

  • Canucks lose lead, defeat Blackhawks in OT, 5-4

    Vancouver Sun "For the dads who hadn’t been here before, several Vancouver Canuck players tried to explain it to them ahead of time -- the anthem and the noise, the crowd roar like a jet engine when the Chicago Blackhawks score. The intensity and speed of the game. The emotions. Yet, nothing said could have..." February 12

  • Canucks claim Brandon McMillan off waivers from Arizona

    The Globe and Mail "The Vancouver Canucks have claimed left-winger Brandon McMillan off of waivers. McMillan, 24, has a goal and two assists in 50 games for the Arizona Coyotes this season. In 163 career NHL games McMillan has 35 points (14 goals, 21 assists) and 60 penalty minutes playing for the Coyotes and..." February 12

  • Canucks GM on Kane trade: 'We didn't have the players to match that deal'

    The Score "The Vancouver Canucks were very interested in bringing Evander Kane back to his hometown, but they didn't offer enough to land him. Canucks general manager Jim Benning was heavily involved in negotiations for Kane, who was traded from the Winnipeg Jets to the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday...." February 11

  • Jamie Benn has 'reached out' to Sedin twins on radio comments

    Yahoo! Sports "Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn made a few insensitive comments about the Sedin twins on a Dallas-area radio show. And because of this Benn contacted the Sedins via statement released by the president of the Stars on the matter. That's a lot of layers of communication. The quotes in question..." February 11

  • Wild Roll Over the Punchless Canucks

    Hockey Wilderness "That is 6-consecutive victories for the Wild now on their march towards a spot in the post season. As the great David Wooderson from Dazed and Confused would say... "Alright, alright, alright!" The Wild came into tonight knowing that the Vanvouver Canucks would be pushing hard to avenge last..." February 10

  • Benning: Canucks ‘would be interested, for sure’ in Evander Kane

    Pro Hockey Talk "Count Vancouver in among the Evander Kane suitors. During intermission of a WHL Vancouver broadcast on TEAM 1410, Canucks GM Jim Benning said that his club would be interested in acquiring Kane, the controversial Jets forward that’s currently sidelined 4-6 months following shoulder..." February 10

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    Vancouver Canucks @VanCanucks

    Tanev and Kassian both in for #Canucks.

  • Canucks coach: ‘I’ve got to find a better way to motivate these guys’

    Pro Hockey Talk "“I think we’re too inconsistent right now, from game to game. That’s coaching, too. The coach has got to step up. That’s his job to get guys ready, and we weren’t ready. So I’ve got to find a better way to motivate these guys, and get them on track.” That was Canucks coach Willie Desjardins..." February 06

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    Jim Jamieson @JamiesonCanucks

    #Canucks coach Desjardins confirms that neither Corrado or Tanev will play tonight vs Sharks.

  • Canucks down Jets in overtime

    Vancouver Sun "The Vancouver Canucks won a game Tuesday night and it must be said they certainly paid a price for the two points. They have the bruises to prove it. The Canucks withstood a pounding by the Winnipeg Jets but emerged with a 3-2 overtime win in what was a highly entertaining game at Rogers..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • Canucks would like Hanzal? "No general manager has been more vocal about his eagerness to deal than the Arizona Coyotes. Don Maloney appeared on Ottawa radio Friday and said captain Shane Doan was the only “untouchable” on his roster. Following up on his Hockey Night in Canada report that the competition has been..." February 03

  • Canucks winger Zack Kassian befuddled by latest benching

    Vancouver Sun "Zack Kassian appears befuddled with his plight as a Vancouver Canuck. The hulking right winger was a healthy scratch Sunday and, on Monday, his emotions began to boil over. It was the third time in the last seven games that he has been taken out of the lineup. “I don’t even know what the hell..." February 03

  • Sabres the perfect foil for Canucks’ return to home-ice prowess

    Vancouver Sun "The Vancouver Canucks did Friday night what everyone else in the National Hockey League has been doing this season. They beat the Buffalo Sabres. They’ll take the two points, thank you very much, and will offer no apologies. This was a game the Canucks simply could not afford to lose. The..." January 31

  • Canucks acquire Adam Clendening from Blackhawks "Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have acquired defenceman Adam Clendening from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Gustav Forsling. Clendening, 22, has split the 2014.15 season with the Chicago Blackhawks and Rockford IceHogs. He collected two..." January 30

  • NHL teams can expect salary cap woes if Canadian dollar keeps falling "On a day when one of the game’s all-time greats formally announced his retirement, the plummeting exchange rate for the Canadian dollar probably isn’t the sexiest topic to tackle. But just like Martin Brodeur, who is staying on in a management role with the Blues, this situation isn’t going..." January 30

  • Ducks Dominance Of Canucks Is Complete In 4-0 Win

    Anaheim Calling "Anaheim takes advantage of an early softie, shuts Vancouver down defensively the rest of the way in sixth straight win. First Period As may be expected following a multi-day break from action for all but Ryan Getzlaf and Radim Vrbata between the two teams, the opening minutes were as much a..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

  • Canucks aim to improve poor home record, with ‘tired’ teams on the way

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Vancouver Canucks have a good opportunity to improve their disappointing record at Rogers Arena, even as they kick off a six-game home stand against some pretty good teams. That’s because of the six teams coming into Vancouver over the next 12 days, four will have played the night before...." January 27

  • Canucks' Bieksa undergoes hand surgery, out 6-8 weeks

    The Score "The Vancouver Canucks will attempt to hold a playoff spot without one of their top defensemen. Kevin Bieksa underwent surgery on his fractured hand and is expected to be out of the lineup for six-to-eight-weeks, according to Dan Murphy of Sportsnet. Injured during a game against the Tampa..." January 26

  • Enforcers’ era may be ending, but Tom Sestito not giving up

    Vancouver Province "The statistics can be as numbing as a punch to the head. For those known better for piling up fighting majors than playing meaningful minutes, this is worse than the plummeting price of oil on global stock markets. Oil will rebound. But with the number of fights down — depending on what..." January 25

  • Canucks won’t sacrifice the future to make team better today, says Linden

    Vancouver Sun "Trevor Linden likes his hockey team and his job, although he could use some thermal underwear. Out of the game for six years before Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini hired him last April to be the team’s president of hockey operations, Linden spent the week leading up to the National..." January 24

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    Iain MacIntyre @imacVanSun

    With Frankie Corrado impressive, GM Benning says #Canucks "not going to go out and get anybody" after Bieksa surgery. #6weeks?

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in All-Star draft "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Lightning win eighth straight at home, 4-1 over Canucks

    Tampa Tribune "Before Tampa Bay Lightning players and staff scattered and hit the road for a five-day break, they made sure to tidy things up at home. Tampa Bay heads into the All-Star break with a franchise record-tying eight-game home winning streak after knocking off Vancouver 4-1 in front of an..." January 21

  • Bieksa requires surgery, out indefinitely after being struck on wrist by Hedman shot

    Vancouver Province "Frank Corrado had a relaxing day off Wednesday instead of playing three AHL games in four nights with the Utica Comets. It was a sign that the blueliner may have finally arrived as a Vancouver Canucks mainstay and his outlook couldn’t be brighter. The same couldn’t be said for Kevin Bieksa, who..." January 21

  • Canucks keep rolling on the road, down Panthers 2-1

    Vancouver Sun "The Vancouver Canucks’ latest road trip is almost over, which is really kind of a shame. After all, they seem to be playing their best hockey in rinks not called Rogers Arena. The Canucks further enhanced their reputation as road warriors with a 2-1 win Monday night over old friend Roberto..." January 20

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    Vancouver Canucks @VanCanucks

    Warm-up is underway in Florida. No Richardson, Weber or Corrado on the ice for the #Canucks.

  • Kassian on potential trade: ‘If it happens, it happens’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Zack Kassian was once again a healthy scratch last night for the Vancouver Canucks. And once again his absence from the lineup, this time in Philadelphia, had people buzzing about a possible trade of the 23-year-old winger. So, how did Kassian, who vowed a couple of weeks ago that he wouldn’t..." January 16

  • Canucks shut out Flyers, 4-0

    Vancouver Sun "It was just one win and two points in the standings. But after beating the Philadelphia Flyers 4-0 Thursday night, the Vancouver Canucks must have felt like running to the top of those famous steps Rocky Balboa climbed just down the street from the Wells Fargo Center. This was a win the..." January 16

  • No panic in this room’ as Canucks try to bust slump

    Vancouver Sun "It seems everyone is worrying about another second-half slide, except the Vancouver Canucks. The Canucks head into Thursday’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers (4 p.m. Pacific, Sportsnet Pacific, TSN 1040) riding a three-game losing streak and starved for goals. And that, of course, has..." January 15

  • After lengthy absence, Hamhuis back for Canucks tomorrow

    Pro Hockey Talk "Vancouver will get back a key piece of its defensive core on Friday in Carolina. Dan Hamhuis, who’s missed the last 21 games with a groin tear, will draw back into the lineup tomorrow when the Canucks take on the ‘Canes at PNC. (Note: Technically, Hamhuis will miss a 22nd game tonight, as he..." January 15

  • Predators beat Canucks; Pekka Rinne injured

    Tennessean "The Predators defeated Vancouver 5-1 on Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena to reach a four-game winning streak for the second time this season. But the loss of goaltender Pekka Rinne overshadowed the streak and the Predators' move into sole possession of first place in the overall NHL..." January 14

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    Vancouver Canucks @VanCanucks

    No Chris Higgins tonight, he's out with the flu. #Canucks

  • No sniff of a Canucks goalie controversy this season

    Vancouver Province "Roberto Luongo has been gone for eight months. It feels more like eight years. Seeing him glad-handing in the Rogers Arena hallways for two days is some throwback. Sure, it stirs memories of the Canucks dominating the hapless Northwest Division. And along with all those wins comes images..." January 08

  • Canucks hold off Islanders

    Vancouver Sun "Nick Bonino bumped a slump. So did Linden Vey. Ryan Stanton? He doesn’t quite know how to describe the dry spell that he finally snapped Tuesday night when the Vancouver Canucks beat the New York Islanders 3-2 at Rogers Arena. Stanton went 0-for-2014. Didn’t score a goal the entire calendar..." January 07

  • Panthers' Luongo back in Vancouver to face Canucks "Florida Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo isn't sure what to expect from Vancouver Canucks fans when he returns for the first time to play his old team on Thursday. With Luongo, it's often hard to tell the cheers from jeers anyway. "Loos and boos all sound the same, so I won't be able to..." January 07

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