Canucks Rumors & News

  • Jannik Hansen OK after mid-game collapse

    Yahoo! Sports "There was quite the scary scene at Rogers Arena on Saturday night. Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the Vancouver bench following a big hit by Calgary defenseman Dennis Wideman. The above photo is of Hansen collapsing via HockeyWays on Twitter. It appears that Wideman slammed in..." December 21

  • Report: Kassian a trade possiblity for Bruins?

    CSN New England "Another Bruins trade target name to consider, courtesy of Hockey Night in Canada’s Elliotte Friedman, is underachieving Vancouver Canucks power forward Zack Kassian. He’s 6-foot-3, 215 pounds and still young at 23, with the pedigree of a former first-round pick who was tapped to be a “future..." December 19

  • Kari Lehtonen, Dallas Stars Shut Out Vancouver Canucks 2-0

    Defending Big D "Lehtonen came up huge early and came up huge often, stopping all 27 shots that he faced along the way It wasn't always pretty, but in a lot of ways it was exactly the type of win that the Dallas Stars needed. Kari Lehtonen recorded a 27-save shutout, Colton Sceviour and Antoine Roussel..." December 18

  • Bo won’t go: Canucks not lending Horvat for World Juniors

    Pro Hockey Talk "Shortly after Washington announced it wouldn’t be sending Andre Burkovsky to the World Junior championships, the Canucks did the same with their budding young talent. Bo Horvat, the ninth overall pick at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, won’t be released to Team Canada for the Worlds, to be played in..." December 15

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    Vancouver Canucks @VanCanucks

    #Canucks recall @TomSestito23 from the @UticaComets. Release -

  • Canadiens opened a five-game homestand with a 3-1 win over the Canucks

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: Rookie Sven Andrighetto is making an immediate impact on the National Hockey League. Andrighetto scored a goal in his NHL debut on Saturday in Dallas and he assisted on Tomas Plekanec’s winner as the Canadiens opened a five-game homestand Tuesday night with a 3-1 win over the Vancouver..." December 10

  • Ottawa Senators snap skid with OT win over Vancouver Canucks

    Ottawa Sun "The Senators may have given coach Paul MacLean a lifeline. First, they made him sweat. The Senators halted their five-game losing skid in the nick of time with a heroic comeback in a dramatic 4-3 OT victory over the Vancouver Canucks Sunday night in front of 16,870 at the Canadian Tire..." December 08

  • ‘I don’t try to hurt people,’ says Robidas after catching Matthias with elbow to the head

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Vancouver Canucks lost to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, and they also face the possibility of losing forward Shawn Matthias to injury. Maple Leafs defenseman Stephane Robidas caught Matthias with an elbow to the head late in the second period, knocking Matthias out of the game. He..." December 07

  • Goalie Eddie Lack perfect as Canucks down Penguins, 3-0

    Vancouver Sun "Don’t fear the Penguin. Even if his name is Sidney or Evgeni. That was the message Eddie Lack got from his mom before the Vancouver Canucks faced the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. Lack was making his first start in two weeks and his mom sent out a good-luck tweet from Sweden that..." December 05

  • Canucks power past Capitals, 4-3

    Vancouver Sun "In case you hadn’t noticed, Daniel Sedin hasn’t been scoring as much. He entered Tuesday night’s game at the Verizon Center with just four goals. Only three Canuck forwards -- Zack Kassian, Derek Dorsett and Bo Horvat -- had fewer. He had scored just two power-play goals in his last 63..." December 03

  • Datsyuk nets two as Red Wings beat Canucks 5-3

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Red Wings increased their season-high win streak to four games today after waiting out a 34-minute power outage at Joe Louis Arena. The Red Wings scored two power plays goals against the Vancouver Canucks and went on to win, 5-3. It was the fourth time in their past seven games that..." December 01

  • Canucks forward Alex Burrows takes skate to face, returns to game

    Fox Sports "Alex Burrows is looking a little tougher after Sunday's game against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena. The Vancouver Canucks forward found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time when he took a skate to the face in the second period. Burrows fell down in front of Vancouver's net,..." December 01

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    Jon Abbott @HockeyAbbs

    Jensen(healthy) Sestito/Kassian/Hamhuis/Corrado(healthy) are not in lineup for #Canucks 22-33-17 23-8 starting 5 vs #Wings #TSN1040

  • Canucks’ Hamhuis expected to be out till after Christmas

    Pro Hockey Talk "Sources have indicated to ProHockeyTalk that Canucks defenseman Dan Hamhuis will be out of the Vancouver lineup until after Christmas. Hamhuis suffered a lower body injury on Nov. 20 and will miss his fourth game when the Canucks visit the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday. PHT has learned that..." November 30

  • Canucks grab top spot in NHL with 5-0 win over Blue Jackets

    Vancouver Sun "Two straight shutouts. One goal surrendered in the last three games. Wasn’t it only yesterday that Ryan Miller was expressing concern about the state of his game? OK, it was 10 days ago. It was after a 5-4 National Hockey League win in Edmonton on Nov. 19 that Miller acknowledged he was..." November 29

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    Vancouver Canucks @VanCanucks

    Coach Desjardins confirms Zack Kassian will not join #Canucks on this trip. "It's a finger thing, he'll be out a few weeks."

  • Emotional Canucks shut out Devils, 2-0

    Vancouver Sun "It was the Vancouver Canucks’ game, but it was Pat Quinn’s night. As the franchise honoured the man who saved the Canucks’ place in the National Hockey League, Vancouver played like a Quinn team and beat the New Jersey Devils 2-0. Two nights after the death of her father at age 71, Kalli..." November 26

  • Trade: Canucks, Isles flip prospects

    Pro Hockey Talk "Canucks GM Jim Benning continued to tinker with his club’s organizational depth on Tuesday, acquiring Andrey Pedan from the Islanders in exchange for Alex Mallet and third-round pick in 2016. Pedan, 21, was the Isles’ third-round pick (63rd overall) at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft and had three..." November 26

  • Jannik Hansen’s hat trick propels Canucks past Hawks, 4-1

    Vancouver Sun "Even before reporters arrived, there was a receiving line at Jannik Hansen’s locker on Sunday night. Alex Burrows was first, sitting beside Hansen and talking excitedly about his teammate’s first hat trick since Hansen was a teenager in Denmark, which was at least seven professional seasons and..." November 24

  • Pat Quinn dies at 71 "The hockey world has lost a great one. Pat Quinn, a former NHL player and head coach, died Sunday night at Vancouver General Hospital, the Vancouver Giants and Hockey Hall of Fame announced. He was 71. “Words cannot express the pain we all feel today for the Quinn family,” Giants majority..." November 24

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    Brad Ziemer @BradZiemer

    Desjardins says Burrows won't play tonight. Says Hamhuis "will be out a while." No further update. #canucks

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    Jon Abbott @HockeyAbbs

    Ryan Miller seems pretty hungry to play the Hawks "it will be good to get back on track against those guys, they took the last 4 from me"

  • Dan Hamhuis’ injury is significant, but not season-ending

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Vancouver Canucks lost defenseman Dan Hamhuis to a significant lower-body injury that will sideline him for months, not weeks, according to PHT’s Dhiren Mahiban. One bit of promising news amid this grim update regarding the 2014 Canadian Olympic team member: Mahiban reports that it isn’t..." November 22

  • Anaheim Enjoys Sweet Redemption Via Shootout Victory Over Canucks

    Anaheim Calling "In Ryan Kesler's first game in Vancouver since the trade that took him to Anaheim, it was unclear before puck drop if he'd be welcomed warmly or met with disapproving boos of fans in attendance. Well, it was the second option that proved true with waves of boos resonating from the crowd every time..." November 21

  • Canucks hold on to defeat Oilers for fourth straight time

    Vancouver Sun "The latest Vancouver Canucks win comes with a touch of sad news. Unfortunately, the Canucks don’t play the Edmonton Oilers again until the very last game of the regular season on April 11. And that’s a shame because the Canucks have owned the Oilers, who they beat for the fourth time in six..." November 20

  • Trade: Oilers get Lain, Canucks get Acton

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Edmonton Oilers have added some size to their organization, acquiring minor-league center Kellan Lain (no. 54 in the picture) from the Vancouver Canucks, in exchange for center Will Acton. Lain, 25, stands 6-foot-6 and weighs 210 pounds. The Lake Superior State University product played..." November 20

  • Kesler on return to Vancouver: ‘If they boo me, it’ll probably jack me up even more’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Ryan Kesler was back under Vancouver’s media microscope this afternoon. The former Canucks star, traded to Anaheim this summer, will play his first game as a visitor Thursday night at Rogers Arena. “It’s a big game,” Kesler said at a press conference. “I’ve definitely had this one circled for a..." November 19

  • Martin Hanzal leads Coyotes over Canucks in Vancouver

    Arizona Republic "The Coyotes are used to doing more with less. It's been their way of business while their payroll has been stranded among the league's lowest totals for the past five years. That opportunistic identity hasn't popped up nearly enough this season, but it headlined their effort Friday as they..." November 15

  • Canucks down Sens, 4-3, tied for NHL lead

    Vancouver Sun "The Vancouver Canucks finally found a lead they could hang onto Tuesday night. They couldn’t blow this one. It came at 4:05 of overtime when Daniel Sedin converted a brilliant pass from brother Henrik to give the Canucks a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators at Rogers Arena. That goal, Daniel’s..." November 12

  • Canucks respond to edge Ducks in shootout, 2-1

    Vancouver Sun "Coaches see hockey games differently than most of us. We see goals, they see scoring chances. We see goalies allowing goals, they see the many defensive mistakes that preceded them. We see the standings, they see a process. So Saturday, after a 5-1 loss to the Stanley Cup champion Los..." November 10

  • L.A. Kings score early, often in rout of Vancouver Canucks

    L.A. Daily News "Marian Gaborik scored his long-awaited, much-anticipated first goal of the season a little less than 10 minutes into the Kings’ 5-1 victory Saturday over the Vancouver Canucks. Jake Muzzin then scored his first about five minutes later. Anze Kopitar then scored his third about four minutes..." November 09

  • Canucks jump the Sharks

    Vancouver Sun "Anyone can play when they feel great. The measure of an athlete’s heart and ability is how he performs when he doesn’t feel well and nothing comes easily. When you win on nights you shouldn’t, then you have something. The Vancouver Canucks have something. They should have been dead in the..." November 07

  • Canucks erupt in third to surprise Avs, 5-2

    Vancouver Sun "So, do you believe in the Vancouver Canucks yet? No, still waiting for California? Hard to blame you for that. The Canucks winning twice in 14 games last year against the San Jose Sharks, Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks tends to blunt one’s optimism. At least you won’t have to wait much..." November 05

  • Filip Forsberg leads Predators over Canucks

    Tennessean "Filip Forsberg scored two goals and added an assist in the Predators' 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night at Rogers Arena. Forsberg scored the first two goals for the Predators and moved to the top of the NHL rookie scoring leaderboard with the performance. He now has 11..." November 03

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    Vancouver Canucks @VanCanucks

    #Canucks recall @BoHorvat from the @UticaComets. RELEASE →

  • Dorsett’s short-handed goal lifts Canucks past Oilers

    Vancouver Sun "The Vancouver Canucks now have eight wins in their first 11 games. Three of them have come courtesy of the Edmonton Oilers. The Canucks ran their winning streak to four games with a 3-2 win over the Oilers Saturday night at Rexall Place. The Canucks got goals from fourth-liners Linden Vey..." November 02

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Edmonton defenseman Andrew Ference will have a hearing tomorrow for an illegal check to the head/charging on Vancouver forward Zack Kassian.

  • Canucks F Alex Burrows suspended 3 games for hit to head "The NHL announced on Friday evening that Vancouver Canucks forward Alex Burrows has been suspended for three games for an illegal hit to the head of Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin on Thursday night. The play occurred early in the second period after Emelin had attempted a pass that..." November 01

  • Canucks 3 Habs 2 (OT): Canucks keep up with speedy Canadiens in most impressive win yet

    Vancouver Province "Somehow, the Vancouver Canucks managed to skate with one of the league's faster teams, and beat what may be the NHL's best goalie. Three times. What they couldn't do was shut down Dale Weise. Of all players. Weise set up Max Pacioretty with a couple of minutes left, tying the game..." October 31

  • Plenty of line combos for Canucks coach to consider

    Vancouver Province "With the Vancouver Canucks enjoying a very nice start and a solid test against the always-exciting visit from the Montreal Canadiens coming up Thursday, the coaches and players are generally concerned with keeping things going as well as they are at the moment. And they’re absolutely right to..." October 29

  • Richardson scores twice as Canucks cruise past Carolina

    Vancouver Sun "And you thought there was no such a thing as a Category 0 hurricane. The Vancouver Canucks faced one Tuesday night and, not surprisingly, emerged unscathed. The Canucks did what everyone has been doing in the early days of this new National Hockey League season. They beat the Carolina..." October 29

  • Jarome Iginla scores twice, Avs explode for seven in rout of Vancouver

    Denver Post "Seven goals were scored, or more than half of the Avalanche's previous offensive total through the first seven games. Close to 50 shots on goal were taken. A victory was gained, doubling the Avs' season total. The Avs won't get it all back at once, but they took a good step toward..." October 25

  • Canucks, goalie Ryan Miller overcome the Blues, 4-1

    Vancouver Sun "It would easy to make this all about Ryan Miller, but it was so much more than that. Granted, it may not have happened without Miller’s big contribution, but there were so many other positives in the Vancouver Canucks’ convincing 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. Two goals..." October 24

  • No blues for Canucks goalie Ryan Miller about his time in St. Louis

    Vancouver Sun "Yes, Ryan Miller wants to play. He wants to play every game, but the truth is he wants to play some more than others. Like Thursday night’s game here against the St. Louis Blues. Miller acknowledges it’s a game that has special meaning, given what happened in the Show Me State of Missouri..." October 23

  • Stars' offense erupts for six goals in 6-3 win against Vancouver

    Dallas Morning News "Three Stars 1. Kari Lehtonen, Stars - Forty-three saves put the game away. 2. Erik Cole, Stars - Team needed depth scoring, and he provided it. 3. Ryan Garbutt, Stars - Goal, assist. Save of the Game Kari Lehtonen once again derailed a breakaway, and this one could have changed the..." October 22

  • Stamkos scores twice as Bolts beat Vancouver

    Tampa Tribune "With a Saturday night spotlight shining bright on Hockey Night, Steven Stamkos stole the show. Stamkos scored twice and added an assist in helping lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-2 victory against Vancouver in front of an announced crowd of 18,647 at Rogers Arena. Ryan Callahan had a..." October 19

  • Canucks: First non-sellout since '02 "The Vancouver Canucks' sellout streak ended at 474 games Saturday night with a less-than-capacity crowd at Rogers Arena in a 4-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. The last time the Canucks didn't play in front of a full house at home was on Nov. 12, 2002, when they beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3...." October 19

  • Canucks 2 Oilers 0: Ryan Miller makes 28 saves for 30th career shutout

    Vancouver Province "Many of the Canucks showed up creaking with rust after five days without a game. But not Ryan Miller. The Canucks goaltender was excellent from the opening face-off and had the answer to every Oiler shot attempt, stopping all 28 to record his 30th career shutout and first as a..." October 18

  • Canucks defenceman Dan Hamhuis still working on approach

    Vancouver Sun "There was a time, even after he made the National Hockey League, when cerebral Dan Hamhuis regularly displayed his rock-em-sock-em side. He grew up in Smithers as a shift disturber, a defenceman who hit every player he could in minor hockey. He brought that physical game to the Western Hockey..." October 16

  • Daniel Sedin adds three assists as Vancouver beats the Oilers 5-4

    Vancouver Sun "For a while, it looked like the free beer was going to be highlight of the night for Vancouver Canucks fans at Saturday night’s home-opener at Rogers Arena. The Canucks spotted the Edmonton Oilers three separate two-goal leads before coming back to earn a 5-4 shootout win in what turned out to..." October 12