Vancouver Canucks

2 days ago
Bo Horvat was already pretty good at faceoffs, then Manny Malhotra came along. It took “five or six” years for Manny Malhotra to become truly adept at taking faceoffs. The Vancouver Canucks’ assistant coach now has a protege in a similar time in his career: Bo Horvat. The 23-year-old Horvat has been Malhotra’s expert “student” for a couple seasons, and the centre has improved his overall winning percentage on draws each campaign. He’s also improved in some specific situations. Horvat points directly at Malhotra when asked for the reason behind his noticeable improvement. “Manny Malhotra’s been huge for me,” he said. “Working on video … working on different techniques.” Faceoffs sometimes get
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4 days ago
The Vancouver Canucks say rookie forward Elias Pettersson is in concussion protocol while centre Jay Beagle is out six weeks with a broken forearm.
4 days ago
The Vancouver Canucks say rookie forward Elias Pettersson is in concussion protocol while centre Jay Beagle is out six weeks with a broken forearm.
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5 days ago
From Bobby Orr to Mario Lemieux to Sidney Crosby, the NHL has a dismal record of protecting its star players. And we saw that yet again when Vancouver Canucks rookie Elias Pettersson was body-slammed -- and injured -- on the weekend. The post Pettersson plastered: Latest example of NHL’s failure to protect its stars appeared first on TheHockeyNews.
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5 days ago
Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green didn’t need to mince words when he was asked about the controversial hit that knocked one of his star players out of Saturday’s game. Pettersson, as you will see below, put a nice move on Matheson moments before the hit. Matheson didn’t take too kindly getting beat by the skilled Swede, and on his next opportunity, hit Pettersson and then threw him viciously down onto the ice.
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6 days ago
Florida Panthers defenceman Michael Matheson may be facing supplemental disicpline after his hit on Vancouver Canucks rookie Elias Pettersson on Saturday night.
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6 days ago
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- �� Bo Horvat came through with the winning goal on a milestone night. Horvat, playing in his 300th NHL game, scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. "I think that was the
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6 days ago
Bo Horvat scored the tie-breaking goal in the third period, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Antoine Roussel and Elias Pettersson also scored for the Canucks, and Anders Nilsson stopped 24 shots. Horvat gave the Canucks their first lead when he took a nifty pass from Sven Baertschi in the left circle and sent a one-timer in at 6:11 of the final period.
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1 week ago
In today’s News & Notes, Alexei Emelin turned down NHL contracts, the owner of the Vancouver Canucks wasn’t pleased about Sam Gagner being sent to the AHL and Michael Haley has entered the NHL’s Player Assistance Program. Related: NHL News & Notes: Weber, Waston & More Emelin Turned Down NHL Contracts While Emelin would sign […] The post NHL News & Notes: Emelin, Gagner & More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
1 week ago
The late and great Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra said it best: “It's getting late early.” And so it is with the Florida Panthers, who enter Saturday's home game against the Vancouver Canucks with the fewest points (one) in the Eastern Conference. The Panthers have only played two games — some rivals
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1 week ago
Anders Nilsson had a busy and productive first start of the season for the Vancouver Canucks. Nilsson stopped 16 of 17 shots in the first period and finished with 33 in the Canucks' 4-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night. ''I had to get going right away,'' Nilsson
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1 week ago
Retired twin superstars Daniel and Henrik Sedin will have their numbers retired by the Vancouver Canucks as part of a week-long celebration next season.
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1 week ago
The Carolina Hurricanes were fast starters and had five different players score in a 5-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night in Raleigh, N.C. Jordan Staal, Brett Pesce, Sebastian Aho, Andrei Svechnikov and Warren Foegele scored for the Hurricanes, who have won three in a row. Teuvo
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1 week ago
The Carolina Hurricanes were fast starters and had five different players score in a 5-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night in Raleigh, N.C. Jordan Staal, Brett Pesce, Sebastian Aho, Andrei Svechnikov and Warren Foegele scored for the Hurricanes, who have won three in a row. Teuvo
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1 week ago
Sebastian Aho has earned a point in every game this season. Aho had a goal and an assist, and the Hurricanes beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-3 on Tuesday night for their third straight win. Warren Foegele scored an important insurance goal in the third period, Andrei Svechnikov, Jordan Staal and Brett
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1 week ago
Sebastian Aho has earned a point in every game this season. Aho had a goal and an assist, and the Hurricanes beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-3 on Tuesday night for their third straight win. Warren Foegele scored an important insurance goal in the third period, Andrei Svechnikov, Jordan Staal and Brett
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Sebastian Aho has earned a point in every game this season. Aho had a goal and an assist, and the Hurricanes beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-3 on Tuesday night for their third straight win. Warren Foegele scored an important insurance goal in the third period, Andrei Svechnikov, Jordan Staal and Brett
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1 week ago
Sebastian Aho had a goal and an assist, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-3 on Tuesday night for their third straight win.
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1 week ago
The Vancouver Canucks named their four alternate captains prior to opening night, and no one was terribly surprised about the outcome. Everyone expects that Bo Horvat will be the future captain of this team, so handing him the ‘A’ was a no-brainer. The Canucks also decided to name Brandon Sutter, Alex Edler and Chris Tanev […] The post Canucks Missed an Opportunity With Captain Choices appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
1 week ago
It's not just kids these days who won't put down the massively popular online game Fortnite. Sports teams are having trouble with it too: the NHL's Vancouver Canucks have collectively decided to ban themselves from firing it up this season. Fortnite is a game where players are parachuted onto an island and must collect weapons and build defences to survive.
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1 week ago
Calgary Flames coach Bill Peters is seeing a payoff for moving newcomer Elias Lindholm onto the Flames' top line. Lindholm scored his first two goals with Calgary and the Flames scored four unanswered goals in the third period for a 7-4 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. The Swede
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1 week ago
Calgary Flames coach Bill Peters is seeing a payoff for moving newcomer Elias Lindholm onto the Flames' top line. Lindholm scored his first two goals with Calgary and the Flames scored four unanswered goals in the third period for a 7-4 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. The Swede
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1 week ago
Elias Lindholm scored his first two goals with the Calgary Flames in a 7-4 win Saturday over the visiting Vancouver Canucks. The Swede, acquired from the Carolina Hurricanes in a trade at the June draft, scored a power-play goal for the game winner at 14:28 of the third period.
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2 weeks ago
Calgary Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic has been placed on injured reserve with a facial fracture. Hamonic was involved in a fight with Canucks defenceman Erik Gudbranson in the first period of Calgary's 5-2 season-opening loss at Vancouver on Wednesday.
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2 weeks ago
With the Calgary Flames bringing back their old school uniforms this season, Mike Smith is going to do his part to honor the franchise’s past. When the Flames wear their retro thirds Saturday night vs. the Vancouver Canucks, Smith will debut his new mask, which is a tribute the great Mike Vernon. “It just popped into my head one day and that was last week, so my designer did an unbelievable job to get it ready and it turned out awesome,” Smith told the Flames website.
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2 weeks ago
  June 26, 1999, was a day that changed the fortunes of the Vancouver Canucks for more than the next decade. This, of course, being the day of the NHL Draft that saw Henrik and Daniel Sedin join the Vancouver Canucks. While there are some cynics who think the team’s success was stunted by the […] The post The Sedin Twins and the 1999 NHL Entry Draft appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
2 weeks ago
Watch live on television and online at 10 p.m. ET as the Calgary Flames host the Vancouver Canucks on Hockey Night on Canada.
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2 weeks ago
Erik Karlsson and John Tavares began anticipated new chapters with the San Jose Sharks and Toronto Maple Leafs, respectively, on opening night in the NHL, but the two superstars were overshadowed by a baby-faced Vancouver Canucks rookie. The Canucks were playing their opening game without Daniel and
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2 weeks ago
Erik Karlsson and John Tavares began anticipated new chapters with the San Jose Sharks and Toronto Maple Leafs, respectively, on opening night in the NHL, but the two superstars were overshadowed by a baby-faced Vancouver Canucks rookie.
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2 weeks ago
VANCOUVER -- Elias Pettersson had one thought when he hit the ice before his first NHL game Wednesday -- stay upright. The 19-year-old Vancouver Canucks centre said he knew about the league's tradition of initiating rookies with a solo skate during warm up, but hoped his teammates might make an exception
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2 weeks ago
VANCOUVER -- Elias Pettersson had one thought when he hit the ice before his first NHL game Wednesday -- stay upright. The 19-year-old Vancouver Canucks centre said he knew about the league's tradition of initiating rookies with a solo skate during warm up, but hoped his teammates might make an exception
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2 weeks ago
VANCOUVER -- Elias Pettersson had one thought when he hit the ice before his first NHL game Wednesday -- stay upright. The 19-year-old Vancouver Canucks centre said he knew about the league's tradition of initiating rookies with a solo skate during warm up, but hoped his teammates might make an exception
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2 weeks ago
VANCOUVER -- Elias Pettersson had one thought when he hit the ice before his first NHL game Wednesday -- stay upright. The 19-year-old Vancouver Canucks centre said he knew about the league's tradition of initiating rookies with a solo skate during warm up, but hoped his teammates might make an exception
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2 weeks ago
VANCOUVER -- Elias Pettersson had one thought when he hit the ice before his first NHL game Wednesday -- stay upright. The 19-year-old Vancouver Canucks centre said he knew about the league's tradition of initiating rookies with a solo skate during warm up, but hoped his teammates might make an exception
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2 weeks ago
VANCOUVER -- Elias Pettersson had one thought when he hit the ice before his first NHL game Wednesday -- stay upright. The 19-year-old Vancouver Canucks centre said he knew about the league's tradition of initiating rookies with a solo skate during warm up, but hoped his teammates might make an exception
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2 weeks ago
VANCOUVER -- Elias Pettersson had one thought when he hit the ice before his first NHL game Wednesday -- stay upright. The 19-year-old Vancouver Canucks centre said he knew about the league's tradition of initiating rookies with a solo skate during warm up, but hoped his teammates might make an exception
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2 weeks ago
Rookie Elias Pettersson buried his first shot in his first NHL game Wednesday, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-2 win over the Calgary Flames.
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2 weeks ago
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A day after Vancouver forward Bo Horvat said the Canucks have instituted a Fortnite ban for the upcoming season, there was talk in NHL arenas about whether it is fair to blame the popular online game for performance on the ice. Winnipeg star Patrik Laine, who plays and enjoys
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2 weeks ago
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A day after Vancouver forward Bo Horvat said the Canucks have instituted a Fortnite ban for the upcoming season, there was talk in NHL arenas about whether it is fair to blame the popular online game for performance on the ice. Winnipeg star Patrik Laine, who plays and enjoys
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2 weeks ago
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A day after Vancouver forward Bo Horvat said the Canucks have instituted a Fortnite ban for the upcoming season, there was talk in NHL arenas about whether it is fair to blame the popular online game for performance on the ice. Winnipeg star Patrik Laine, who plays and enjoys
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2 weeks ago
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A day after Vancouver forward Bo Horvat said the Canucks have instituted a Fortnite ban for the upcoming season, there was talk in NHL arenas about whether it is fair to blame the popular online game for performance on the ice. Winnipeg star Patrik Laine, who plays and enjoys
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2 weeks ago
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A day after Vancouver forward Bo Horvat said the Canucks have instituted a Fortnite ban for the upcoming season, there was talk in NHL arenas about whether it is fair to blame the popular online game for performance on the ice. Winnipeg star Patrik Laine, who plays and enjoys
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